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Score Breakdown Based on 577 ratings
  1. 10 (72)
  2. 9 (96)
  3. 8 (156)
  4. 7 (113)
  5. 6 (43)
  6. 5 (29)
  7. 4 (19)
  8. 3 (14)
  9. 2 (14)
  10. 1 (21)

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  • User Rating 6.5

    Good ideas gone wrong

    Rated on April 27, 2012 by Blue_Tomato

    A lot of people complained about previous RPGs from Piranha bytes, the main issues were related to glitches and technical problems. I was in fact one of the minority who never really cared much ab...

    19 out of 24 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Become a pirate, and play a RPG like no other

    Rated on April 29, 2012 by leslienolan84

    Hi all, and welcome to my first game review. Risen 2: Dark Waters, is a ARRRPG that is not for the casual gamer (and for some hardcore gamer). First up I would like to comment on the so called ...

    12 out of 20 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Good environment but movement is not impressive.. A few humorous characters, and the game's tone and story fit well .

    Rated on April 30, 2012 by tfbgi

    The environments can be stunning, though character animations, particularly in conversations, disrupt the game's sense of realism.Plenty to do, but not enough that feels worth doing. Sword fighting ca...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5

    Being the Second version of the RISEN series, it is hard to find anything that is better than the First version....

    Rated on May 01, 2012 by chunyu19

    Just got the game and played nearly a whole day, Risen 2 gives no surprise at all. Character is FIXED without choices, where it is the same character in Risen 1 but has a totally different life, every...

    1 out of 13 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Unpolished, Uninspired, and Badly Dated

    Rated on May 13, 2012 by Zilched

    ** Recent patch has corrected the foliage issues and looks/feels better than release version. Combat tweeked, also slightly better. (5/12/12) I looked forward to this release, jumped on the Steam ...

    7 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    Almost, but not quite just sums it up. Lots of good stuff mixed with lots of mediocracy.

    Rated on May 03, 2012 by costagomez

    First off, I find the game to be pretty bug-free. It never crashed on me and most things seem to work as intended. I also like the graphics. Its not Skyrim, but it get the job done. I especially like...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    This is GOTHIC experience PURE!! Pure addictive sleep-robbing BEAUTIFUL Adventure Gaming at its VERY BEST !!

    Rated on May 04, 2012 by sfdsgjsgfjosigj

    If you like the GOTHIC series, or The Elder Scrolls, this game is a MUST for you! I haven't finished the game, but I got far enough (20 hrs) to tell you it's AWESOME ! Just EXACTLY the way I like it, ...

    6 out of 11 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7

    Flying pirates, monkeys and slow game play were enough for me

    Rated on May 26, 2012 by DownToOne

    Risen 2 review I've been waiting long enough for this game to come. I liked the first Risen and the idea of being a pirate is always housed inside me. So I've started this game and was surprised t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Raise those Jolly Rogers and embark on an unexpected, yet surprisingly enjoyable pirate adventure.

    Rated on May 05, 2012 by Landar

    There is something about Pirhana Bytes` games that leave me feeling like they are always a penny short of the dollar. Stories about countless bugs, unoptimized code, PC`s crashing and blue screens of ...

    11 out of 14 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Risen 2 is a fun and worthy sequel to a an excellent RPG.

    Rated on May 12, 2012 by godfather830

    Having really enjoyed the original Risen, I pre-ordered this game as soon as it was available on Steam. When the reviews started coming out, I was a little worried because they were not very positive....

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.