Risen 2: Dark Waters is a third-person role playing game that thrusts players into the role of the nameless hero as he infiltrates the world of Pirates in hopes of discovering the key to vanquishing the Titan scourge threating the civilized world. The Special Edition is exclusively for pre-ordered copies of Risen 2 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 or PC. It includes alternate box art, the Treasure Isle DLC mission pack and a double-sided poster.
Risen 2, despite its attempt to bring the pirate world to gamers, is a game that has a lot of potential on paper. However, its boring and unfulfilling combat combined with a poor leveling system leaves you wondering whether the game is even worth it. Fortunately, the entire experience isn't hampered thanks to its wondrous atmosphere, which helps to drive you through the dozens of hours the game offers. Risen 2 puts you in the shoes of an unnamed protagonist suddenly thrown into a wet predicament. A horrible sea creature plagues the ocean and your commander in the Inquisition — an organization you're part of — asks you to find a way to kill it. It's not a derivative plot, and the premise is quite interesting, lending for a great pirate adventure.... Read Review