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Risen 3 announced for PC, PS3, Xbox 360, due August

Risen 3 announced for PC, PS3, Xbox 360, due August

Near Dragon Age: Inquisition and The Witcher 3.

Not everyone's jumping on the next-gen bandwagon: just announced RPG threequel Risen 3, due August, will be a PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 game.

Developer Piranha Bytes is promising freedom in exploration and a hand-crafted world.

The game's full name is Risen 3: Titan Lords, and it spins the story of a world abandoned by the gods, where a young warrior is attacked from the shadows and loses his soul. His quest to retrieve it will also be yours.

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Why Gothic dev Piranha dumped JoWooD

And what happens next for the Gothic IP.

Gothic 3 scored only 8/10 because developer JoWooD "forced" the game's release when it was "not ready", developer Piranha Bytes has revealed to Eurogamer.

UK Chart: Goal-pie for FIFA 10

Second biggest UK launch ever.

FIFA 10 is the UK's second fastest selling game ever behind Grand Theft Auto IV, smashing FIFA 09's opening weekend by a fearsome 48 per cent.

PC demos for Machinarium, Risen

You should definitely try one of them.

PC owners get free tasters for hand-drawn point-and-click adventure Machinarium and unlovely role-playing game Risen today.

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Piranha Bytes offers details on "RPB"

Gothic dev fills blanks on next game.

Deep Silver has offered plenty more details on "RPB", the next game from Gothic developer Piranha Bytes.

This will be set in a fictional medieval volcanic island and be based on real-life, with no orcs or elves or dwarves in sight. You arrive on the island at the start of the adventure and open up other areas in a linear fashion as you go.

Graphically we're told "RPB" - an acronym combining "role-playing game" and "Piranha Bytes" while a proper name is decided on - will appear "dirty and used". There will be humorous characters to chat to, plus lots of realistic weather effects and varying locations to see, both overland and underground.

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