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Game News Risen Announced

Discussion in 'News & Content Feedback' started by Jason, Aug 7, 2008.

  1. Jason chasing a bee

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    Hot on the heels of their slightly disturbing <a href="http://www.deepsilver.com/en/header/news/newsdetails/article/deep-silver-and-game-life-announce-the-release-of-baby-life.html?tx_ttnews%5BpS%5D=1218030498&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=13&cHash=ba9523d014">Baby Life</a> announcement, Deep Silver has <a href="http://www.deepsilver.com/en/header/news/newsdetails/article/risen-the-new-video-game-by-piranha-bytes.html">revealed</a> the title of <a href="http://www.piranha-bytes.com/">Piranha Bytes'</a> next RPG: <b><a href="http://risen.deepsilver.com/">Risen</a></b>.
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    <blockquote>Deep Silver, the video game label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of di-gital entertainment products, and the Piranha Bytes team announce the name of their joint role-play project: Risen.
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    With Risen, Piranha Bytes introduces a fresh, new setting. The game’s protagonist is ship-wrecked after a storm and finds himself on a mysterious island. An active volcano domi-nates the scene. Ancient temple ruins recently have risen from the ground, and bizarre creatures infest the island.
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    "Piranha Bytes have already proven their enormous talent for creating both enthralling and profound role-playing worlds. With Risen, the team presents a new exciting scenario providing a great variety of adventures, which will keep players glued in front of their monitors– like before." says Dr. Klemens Kundratitz, Managing Director of Koch Media.
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    Further information about Risen will be presented at the Games Convention.</blockquote>
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    In other words, enjoy another countdown.
     
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  2. Texas Red Whiner

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    Risen ancient temple? Ancient evil wanting to take over the world?
     
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  3. JarlFrank I like Thief THIS much Patron

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    No ancient evil yet, and I hope there won't be one. Just creatures wanting to eat the player. That would be enough.
     
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  4. mondblut Arcane

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    Mysterious volcano... Active volcano... Ancient temples... Bizarre creatures...

    Can you spell "Morrowind"?
     
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  5. Trash Pointing and laughing.

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    Can you spell "Indiana Jones"?
     
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  6. DarkUnderlord Professional Throne Sitter

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    Can you spell?
     
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  7. Antagonist Liturgist

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    Can you spell "Ultima 8: Pagan"?
     
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  8. Shannow Waster of Time

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    moarovwynnt...I tried, I failed. The lesson is, never try.

    Anybody else dislike the Risen font? *g*
     
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  9. Data4 Arcane

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    Or Morrowindl, a creation of Terry Brooks from years ago, seen in The Elfstones of Shannara. Oddly enough, it was a volcanic isle occupied by a certain race of elves.

    Just discovered this recently and thought it was interesting.

    -D4
     
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  10. Bradylama Dumbfuck! Dumbfuck

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    izzat so?
     
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  11. Fez Erudite

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    Another boring countdown. Great job, guys. Just what I wanted to see after an announcement.
     
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  12. ghostdog Prestigious Gentleman Arcane Patron

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    They could also make the protagonist amnesiac , to make it even more fresh
     
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  13. LCJr. Erudite

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    Preparing the next generation for genetic engineering I see. Gattaca! Gattaca!
     
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  14. Carrie Underwood Scholar

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    A generic one-word ambiguous title? It looks like the "fresh new setting" is off to a great start.

    Daggerfall.
    Link's Awakening.
    Most FPS games have a variant of this.

    Roughly 76% of all games.

    Morrowind.

    Roughly 80% of all games.

    Roughly 99.99% of all games.

    As opposed to "an old and boring scenario providing only a few similar dull adventures, which will make players want to destroy their monitors with a sledgehammer."

    You've got to be a top dog before people start caring about the mere concept of a new game from your company. This, Pirahna Bytes, is an epic fail.
     
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