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Risen 2: Dark Waters

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Overall 7
7.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters

Destructoid
2 September 2013
  • 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, more shameful, individual. In many ways, what Risen attempted was admirable. It wanted to make you earn your power fantasy.
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Overall 5
5.0

Test Risen 2 : Dark Waters PS3

Generation NT
26 September 2012
  • Conclusion: Si Risen 2 : Dark Waters se veut plutôt réussi d'un point de vue graphique sur PC, il est clair que cela se gâte quant aux versions consoles, et plus précisément la mouture PS3 présentement testée. En effet, le studio français Wizardbox, en charge de l'adaptation du soft sur PS3 et Xbox 360 a effectué un travail inachevé. Cela se ressent à tout moment du jeu, en raison de tares graphiques continuelles.
  • Pros: L'ambiance de piraterie bien menée, Nombreux dialogues bien doublés, Quelques fonctionnalités inédites ( vaudou, dressage d'animaux, etc ), Expérience via des points de gloire intéressant
  • Cons: Trop de bugs visuels, saccades, plantages, etc, Bugs sonores, Combats trop simplifiés, lourds et pénibles, Environnements en trop faible définition, Textes parfois peu lisibles
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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? Several years have passed since the events of the first Risen, and the old world isn't doing so well.
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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 6
6.3
Gameplay 7
7.0
Graphics 5
5.0
Sound 6
6.0
Lastability 7
7.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters

ConsoleGaming.eu
8 September 2012
  • Summary: A well-narrated RPG’s potential wasted due to an abundance of graphical flaws.
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Overall 3
3.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters review

Gamedot
24 August 2012
  • Conclusion: There is very little positive to say about this game. The voice acting is passable and if you’re desperate to play a pirate themed game, you may get a kick out of the atmosphere. The voodoo magic system offers some interesting diversions as well, but overall this is a poorly conceived experience that lacks polish.
  • Pros: Good atmosphere. Voice acting not terrible.
  • Cons: Virtually everything else. Hard to recommend.
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Overall 7
7.4

“In potentie een geweldige RPG”

evilgamerz.nl
6 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Risen 2: Dark Waters moet het succesvervolg worden op deel 1, welke relatief positief werd ontvangen. De game is inmiddels al enige tijd op de PC te bewonderen, iets wat opvallend is aangezien games de laatste tijd vaak eerder op de console verschijnen. Ditmaal blijft de console-versie dus achter en hebben we te maken met een regelrechte PC-port. Ik ben benieuwd of dat de game goed gedaan heeft.
  • Pros: Tientallen uren aan quests, Prima RPG-elementen, In potentie een geweldige game
  • Cons: Te matig afgewerkt, Grafisch vrij matig, zelfde geldt voor de physics, Regelmatig vastlopers op de PS3 en haperen
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Overall 9
9.0

Risen 2: Dark Waters

psonly.nl
2 September 2013
  • Summary: Het was te verwachten dat ook Risen 2: Dark Waters zijn opwachting mocht maken op de Xbox 360 en PlayStation, nadat Risen na de PC-versie een port kreeg voor de Xbox 360. Nu is het dan zover en blijft diezelfde vraag weer staan. Is de port goed genoeg voor de consoles of laat de gameplay, mede door de graphics, te wensen over. Pas op voor schurftbuik en maak je borst maar nat voor wilde zeeën, meedogenloze piraten en echte voodooheksen in Risen 2: Dark Waters.
  • Pros: Voodoo en piraten vernieuwen, Sterk verhaal met veel sfeer, Combinatie titanen en rum, Uitgewerkte moeilijke beslissingen, Meeslepende game
  • Cons: Enkele bugs, Beduidend mindere graphics dan PC
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