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Risen on 360

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Risen is a Adventuring game available on the 360.

Risen is a Adventuring game. Adventure games are enjoyed for two reasons: they provide enemy encounters that require tactics and strategy to conquor, and they create a fantasy world in which to explore and adventure.


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Soulful Gamer review Thu, 12 Nov 2009

After an atrocious first act I was ready to discard Risen as one of the worst Role-playing games I'd played in years. But after straining through hours of boredom the game finally opened up into an excellent and complex game that had characters and quests which were truly gripping and amazing. With a morality system that made me feel as if I was actually part of this savage Mediterranean world I found Risen had a heart and soul that most other western RPGs wouldn't dare to include.

My first five hours with Risen were some of the most difficult I've ever experienced with an RPG. An unconvincing cutscene, a generic looking world, and a main character than sounded less enthusiast about being on Faranga than I did playing it, all contrived to make the opening minutes feel like hours until the main plot started.
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Frugal Gamer review Tue, 06 Oct 2009

Risen on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 is a gritty and atmospheric Role Playing Game that puts the player in the midst of a ravaged world, beset by conflict between fearsome creatures and elemental magic. The epic world is teetering on the edge of destruction and only through your actions, as a master swordsmith, staff fighter or powerful mage can balance be restored. It features a diverse range of environments and characters voiced by Andy Serkis (Gollum from Lord of the Rings) and John Rhys-Davis (Gimli from Lord of the Rings). Risen is a raw RPG release where every action has a consequence and your 360 or PS3 recreates a living breathing fantasy world.

Delving into the world of Risen it's clear that the makers of the Gothic series of games (Pyranha Bytes) have created a stunning new world to experience and explore. Taking place in a Mediterranean setting the environments are lush and, as you progress through the story, new areas open up with their own individual style.
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