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Risen 2: Dark Waters
7.7 out of 10

Risen 2: Dark Waters

Set several years after the end of Risen, raging titans have Read more

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Overall 3
3.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters review (PC)

HonestGamers
6 December 2015
  • Excerpt: Risen 2: Dark Waters is an ambitious pirate-themed RPG. This was made clear to me when I discovered you can train a monkey to aid you when looting. As you can imagine, I leaped at the opportunity to have my own pet primate resting on my shoulder, awaiting my commands to raid ruins and sneak into...
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Overall 7
7.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters

Game Over Online
27 April 2015
  • Excerpt: Risen 2: Dark Waters is a disappointment. Trust me, you have no idea how hard it is to type that sentence. You see, since I first discovered Gothic some ten years ago, I’ve been enthralled by everything developer Piranha Bytes makes.
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Overall 2
2.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters

True achievements
10 March 2015
  • Conclusion: The gameplay is tedious at best, and the story is solidly mediocre. It's not really worth playing unless you're desperate to continue the Risen saga, and even then, it might be better to pretend this one doesn't exist. My Rating: 3/10 - bad.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
5.5
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 6
6.0
Longevity 6
6.0

Risen 2 Review

NowGamer
5 October 2012
  • Summary: Pirates meet RPG in Piranha Bytes latest RPG - but is it as good as that sounds? Find out in our review.
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Overall 7
7.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters

Game Over Online
1 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Risen 2: Dark Waters is a disappointment. Trust me, you have no idea how hard it is to type that sentence. You see, since I first discovered Gothic some ten years ago, I’ve been enthralled by everything developer Piranha Bytes makes.
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Overall 6
6.0
Graphics 4
4.0
Sound 10
10
Storyline 8
8.0
Originality 8
8.0

Yarrr, She's Alright

RPGamer
4 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Why aren't there more RPGs about pirates? This is a serious question. Where the heck are they? Apart from the JRPG obsession with all things sky piratey, and the occasional free to play MMO, pirates are relegated to being either miscellaneous enemies or perhaps a class role in a fantasy dungeon...
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Risen 2 PC Command Console Guide

Rage3D
25 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Introduction, instructions If you're the tinkering type or just like the idea of seeing 20 Earth Titans knock over drunkards and have a copy of the excellent pirate RPG Risen 2 on PC, I have a treat for you.
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Overall 6
6.0

Risen 2 – Dark Waters Review (PC)

Softpedia
19 May 2012
  • Conclusion: There are players who will certainly love Risen 2 – Dark Waters, but I suspect that, even if everyone who gets this game manages to complete it and only then express an opinion, there will always be more gamers who might be disappointed and a little angry with the Piranha Games experience.
  • Pros: + Pirate theme, + Some clever conversations
  • Cons: - Combat system, - Most conversations
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Risen 2: Dark Waters

Cheat Happens
17 May 2012
  • Excerpt: In the world of video games, pirates seem to have gotten the short end of the stick. There are plenty of games about soldiers and space marines, zombies and monsters, but save for a few notable standout titles like Sid Meier's Pirates and Tales from Monkey Island , you'd be hard pressed to find a...
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Overall 6
6.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters Review

GamerNode
9 May 2012
  • Summary: Risen 2 captures the magic of being a pirate perfectly, but combat issues and a confusing quest/stats system make for a frustrating game.
  • Pros: Perfect pirate presentation, Terrific graphics
  • Cons: Confusing quests, Buggy combat, Broken economy
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