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...

Four new aircraft revealed for Jane’s Advanced Strike Fighters

Koch Media today revealed four aircrafts of the upcoming action flight simulation Jane’s Advanced Strike Fighters, in build up to the games imminent release. During the campaign, the players can take a seat in the cockpit of more than 30 different aircraft types, including the Soviet fighter jets MiG-21 and MiG-29 as well as the American fighter jet F-4 Phantom II and the stealth versatile fighter...

Risen 2: Dark Waters Preview

Risen 2: Dark Waters is an action RPG sequel to Risen, a game which was banned in Australia due to “sexual activity and drug use related to incentives or rewards”. Deep Silver and Piranha Bytes are nonetheless back for another round, and if the preview build of the game is anything to go by, nothing’s changed! Players take control of the nameless main character from the first gam...

Back to the Future: The Game Set for Retail Release

You may have caught Telltale Games’ episodic Back to the Future: The Game last year as a digital download for PC and PSN. But just in case you missed it, the game is now set to be released physically thanks to Deep Silver gaining the publishing and distribution right for game. All 5 episodes of the game will be packaged into one cohesive retail version for Playstation 3, Wii and PC. Bring back the...

Return to Dead Island with this Ryder White DLC trailer

Deep Silver and Techland recently announced that they were releasing the first piece of Campaign DLC for Dead Island on January 31st on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in North America while those in Europe will have to wait until February 1st and that it would entail the story of Ryder White, a man who anyone who has finished the game will recognize. Now Deep Silver has released a trailer explaini...

X3: Albion Prelude 1.1 Patch Released

For players of the latest game in the X universe, X3: Albion Prelude, a new patch has been released that addresses some serious issues with this game. Specifically, there was a major glitch that severely impacte3d on the games performance over long game sessions, which are incredibly common in this kind of game (for me, I would just leave my game running over night and come back to find my traders...

Dead Island ‘Ryder White’ DLC set for release January 31

After focusing heavily on fixing most of the various bugs that existed in Dead Island, Techland and Deep Silver are set to release their first piece of full, not pre-order bonus, DLC for the title. This DLC takes a different twist on things however, because rather than add on a new area to the main game for our four survivors to explore, it will allow players to step into the boots of an enemy. Wh...

Who Wants to be a Millionaire Special Editions Review

Who Wants to be a Millionaire Special Editions Publisher: Deep silver Developer: doublesix games Platform: XBLA (reviewed), PSN Release Date: November 23, 2011 Price: 800 Microsoft Points Overview: Who Wants to be a Millionaire – answer 15 questions to win ever increasing amounts of money, use three life lines as back up along the way and hope not to crash out at an embarrassingly early stag...

Second Risen 2 Behind the Scenes video released

New week, new Risen 2 Making of video. This marks the second in a six-part series. The newest video goes into the factions that you can ally yourself with, as well as the change that the gnomes have gone under. Instead of just being random ‘props’ they now interact with your character and help pick up items for you, handy little things that they are. There are three factions you can ally yourself ...

Dead Island hits 3 million copies sold

You see that consumer up there? Good luck holding him back from picking up a copy of Deep Silver’s Dead Island. Wait… no that is a zombie, you should probably hit him with that oar ASAP. In all seriousness, Deep Silver has announced quite an accomplishment today for Techland’s Dead Island. The title has officially sold three million copies, this news comes after the news that Dea...

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