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Platform(s): PC, Xbox 360
Genre: RPG/Action
Publisher: Deep Silver
Developer: Piranha Bytes
Release Date: Oct. 2, 2009

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'Risen' (PC) Also Coming to Xbox 360 - New Screens

by Rainier on Dec. 10, 2008 @ 4:04 a.m. PST

Risen’s protagonist is shipwrecked after a storm and finds himself on a mysterious island. An active volcano dominates the scene. Ancient temple ruins have recently risen from the ground, and bizarre creatures infest the island.

The epic role playing game is set in a medieval world on a volcanic Mediterranean island, The Risen story unfolds over four chapters and will offer multiple ways to develop the story by his own actions and decisions. An innovative and intuitive user control interface will support both casual and hardcore gamers. With full world streaming support, the player experiences no tedious loading of areas while playing in a fully simulated game world with authentic characters.

"Piranha Bytes has a track record of making incredible, in-depth games set in huge, detailed worlds, and Risen will be a great experience," said Cathy Tische, vice president of sales and marketing for Deep Silver. "The game already exhibits the quality and creativity that has made Piranha Bytes such a respected developer."

Forthcoming titles from Deep Silver include Secret Files: Tunguska and Professor Heinz Wolff’s Gravity for Wii and NDS, The Humans for Wii, NDS, and PC, Pet Vet: Down Under for NDS, Cursed Mountain for Wii, Ride to Hell for Xbox 360, PC and the PS3, and the Duke Nukem Trilogy for NDS and PSP.

Risen, is targeted at a mature audience, is currently in development on Xbox 360 and PC, and is expected to ship in 2009.

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