Risen 2: Dark Waters Xbox 360 Review

Risen 2: Dark Waters Developer: Pirahna Bytes Publisher: Deep Silver Platforms: PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 (Reviewed) Release Date: July 31, 2012 Price: $59.99 – Available Here Overview: Over the last few years, zombie games have become nearly a genre of their own and the popularity of such titles has skyrocketed, with nearly everyone trying to cash in on the zombie name. However there is o...

Sacred Citadel announced as side-scrolling brawler

Do you happen to be a fan of the Sacred video game storyline? Well you are probably hoping that we have some news about Sacred 3 waiting for you. Unfortunately we don’t quite have that but we do have one better. Today Deep Silver announced that they will be bringing out a title called Sacred Citadel, developed by Southend Interactive, to the PS3, PC and 360 as a digital download. Interesting...

Risen 2: Dark Waters Mood Trailer

With Risen 2: Dark Waters washing up on these shores soon for PS3 and Xbox 360, Deep Silver has released a trailer taking a look at Arborea. Waterfalls, sunsets and the stunning vistas from the Southern Seas; soak it in. But as the pirate adventure unfolds, the tranquility of this beautiful and intruiging land will surely not last. Enjoy the calm before the storm with this latest mood trailer for ...

New Dead Island Game Announced

Deep Silver have just announced to the zombie craving world that there is another Dead Island game in the works. Approximately nothing is known about the title but the name: Dead Island Riptide. That ‘approximate’ is thanks to a few snippets of information that have emerged via the @deadislandgame Twitter feed. Conversations with other tweeters have revealed that Riptide is not DLC, an...

Risen 2 Air Temple DLC Out Now

Deep Silver’s pirate RPG has been sailing the gaming seas for a while now, so it’s probably about time it had some new content floating about to keep everybody on their toes. The DLC is titled the Air Temple, and brings with it a solid helping of new bad guys that need a good squashing. Adding a new island, new characters and quests, the Air Temple is infested with bipedal fire breathi...

Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition set for release on June 26

It seems that even an electric machete can’t keep this zombie down for long, because Techland and Deep Silver’s Dead Island is coming to stores once again but this time around, it is coming with a few special features. Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition will be released on the PS3, 360 and PC for only $30 and it will contain the basic game as well as “Ryder White,” ̶...

Risen 2: Dark Waters Review

Risen 2: Dark Waters Developer: Pirahna Bytes Publisher: Deep Silver Platforms: PC (reviewed), PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 Release Date: April 27, 2012 Price: $44.99 (available here) Overview: Yarr it’s a pirate RPG! The follow up to 2009’s Risen, this single player swashbuckler is brought to you by the developers of Gothic, this time developed simultaneously for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox...

Risen 2: Dark Waters delayed on consoles until late July

Bad news buccaneers, Risen 2: Dark Waters is going to be delayed until July 31st in North America and August 3rd in Europe. This delay only affects the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions of the game as the PC version will still be released later this month on April 27th. Unfortunately no reason for the delay was given when this news was revealed on Facebook, though we have contacted the publisher...

Summer Stars demo available now

Deep Silver and 49Games today released a demo for Summer Stars 2012, a sports game for the Xbox 360 (compatible with Kinect), PlayStation 3 with PlayStation Move support, and Nintendo Wii. The Olympics is set to be a big sporting event this year, as always, so this certainly won’t be the first athletics game to release alongside the Games. Do you think this one will be worth a try? The trial...

A Bevvy of New Gameplay Videos Arrive for Risen 2

If Risen 2: Dark Waters isn’t on your radar yet then I suggest you get that wonky bit of tech fixed. Coming after an original that was banned in certain countries (hi Australia) for copious swearing and the use of alcohol as a bargaining tool, Risen 2 is a pirate RPG that isn’t afraid to give you a bit of a kicking. Full of drunken NPC’s, attack parrots and coconut throwing, play...

Risen 2 box art changed to meet ESRB guidelines

While the ESRB may be good as a way to alert parents about a video game’s content, they can also be a bit of a hassle as well. One may remember that back when Deep Silver first revealed the box art for Dead Island, the box art had to be adjusted as it featured a person hanging from a palm tree which clashed with their guidelines. Now it seems Deep Silver has encountered the same issue as the...

Risen 2: Dark Waters release date confirmed

Deep Silver has announced release dates for the pirate RPG Risen 2: Dark Waters for the various platforms and regions. Risen 2: Dark Waters will be available on April 27, 2012 for Windows PC. The console versions will become available on May 22, 2012 in the USA and Canada and on May 25, 2012 in European countries for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Risen 2: Dark Waters will be available via digita...

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