03 Jul

The latest RPG from Piranha Bytes, makers of Gothic, is set to hit retail shelves this October 2nd. Risen, a medieval tale set on a volcanic island, with a highly touted control scheme that will supposedly bring in both casual and hardcore players. The near-complete game is currently being put through the quality assurance tests at three individual companies, one at Piranha Bytes, one at Deep Silver, and one unmentioned, additional company. The game will be made available for both the PC and the Xbox 360.

“The release date for Risen enables us to introduce the game to the market in the best possible condition,” says Daniel Oberlerchner, Brand Manager at Deep Silver. “We have been in the Beta phase here for several weeks, and now our focus lies on eliminating the remaining bugs.”