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Risen 2: Dark Waters
7.3 out of 10

Risen 2: Dark Waters

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Overall 4
4.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters (PS3)

EL33TONLINE
7 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Risen 2: Dark Waters has convinced me that the pirate’s life is not for me. I am now certain that in a fight to the death, a ninja would easily beat a pirate, and that makes me sad.
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Overall 6
6.0
Gameplay 6
6.1
Graphics 5
5.3
Sound 7
6.7
Longevity 7
7.2

Risen 2 Review

NowGamer
8 June 2012
  • Summary: Risen 2 finally makes it onto PS3, but is this pirate RPG worth the wait? Find out in our review.
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Overall 7
6.7
Design 7
6.5
Gameplay 7
6.5
Storyline 7
7.1

Risen 2: Dark Waters

GameTrailers
30 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Piranha Bytes has long been known for creating roleplaying games with an unparalleled focus on exploration, and now the studio has taken the concept to the high seas with Risen 2. Does this piratical escapade sink beneath the weight of its own ambition?
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Overall 6
6.0

Risen 2: Dark Water Review

G4
24 April 2012
  • Summary: For RPG genre fans willing to overlook some technical flaws, Risen 2 may very well be a treat and a refreshing change of pace. For the rest of us, this is a game that will never quite rise to the occasion.
  • Pros: Refreshing take on the fantasy genre; there really isn't another game with quite the same world., Choice actually matters, and thinking outside the box is encouraged., No "go here" markers or mini-map make for a challenging, no hands-holding experience.
  • Cons: Graphics leave plenty to be desired. Even on highest settings, this feels like a game from 2007., Melee combat is too slow and heavy, like a hack'n'slash dungeon crawler.
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Risen 2: Dark Waters PC Review

Neoseeker
23 April 2012
Overall 7
7.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters

Destructoid
23 April 2012
  • Summary: The original Risen was a curious little beast. In a genre so used to empowering the player, letting one live out heroic fantasies in a world full of treasure, choice, and magnificent deeds, Risen was quite prepared to strip you of your dignity, kick you around a bit, and spit you out a more humble,...
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Overall 6
6.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters Review

Eurogamer
3 May 2012
  • Excerpt: Since time began, Piranha Bytes' RPGs have always had one thing in common. They are "interesting", much as Oblivion was less "interesting" than Morrowind, and sipping coffee is less "interesting" than drinking Mr. Muscle.
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Overall 7
7.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters

Gamereactor
23 April 2012
  • Conclusion: Whether it's the elves and orcs battling in a medieval world, or marines shooting aliens in a futuristic universe, the RPG genre almost always follows the same rules. Fortunately, these rules work well and the paradigm is as solid as a rock.
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Overall 6
6.0

Risen 2 : Dark Waters

micromania.fr
4 June 2014
  • Excerpt: Victime d’un portage console décidé tardivement, le premier Risen avait laissé un goût amer. Fort heureusement, sa suite évite de tomber dans le même piège. Est-ce suffisant ? Wizarbox, en charge de la version console de Risen 2, a cette fois travaillé main dans la main avec Piranha Bytes, les...
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Overall 7
7.2
Graphics 6
6.0
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 7
7.0
Singleplayer 8
8.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters

bluray-disc.de
9 December 2012
  • Conclusion: Grossansicht Von den wirklich ärgerlichen Technikmängeln mal abgesehen, wird hier ein sehr ordentliches Rollenspiel geboten. Man wird viele Stunden beschäftigt und das Erkunden der tollen Inselwelt bringt viel Spaß.
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