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...

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...

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