Overlord: Raising Hell

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At the end of Overlord you killed the original Overlord and took complete control over the land - but someone wasn't happy with that. Your jester decided to take things in his own hands and executed a powerful ritual to summon the forces of hell themselves. He succeeded. Everywhere in the world strange portals opened up, leading down into the Abyss. As this is your empire, you are going to investigate and add hell to your land.

The gameplay of Overlord: Raising Hell remains the same as in the original game, but besides the new levels, there is also a new difficulty level called "Legendary" and recipes for unique weapons and armor can now be found down in the Abyss. There are always new challenges awaiting the Overlord down in the tower pit.

There are eight new multiplayer maps waiting and it is now possible to play in front of the same computer using a split-screen mode.

The retail version of Overlord: Raising Hell includes the original game and was only released in Germany (Windows). The PlayStation 3 version includes the original game and the expansion, as the base game was not released for the platform. For Xbox 360 owners the new content is available as a free download.


Overlord: Raising Hell Windows The Axe of Confusion, a new weapon in RH.
Overlord: Raising Hell Windows Melvin has also been sent to hell.
Overlord: Raising Hell Windows The Overlord enters hell (cut-scene).
Overlord: Raising Hell Windows Main menu

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1UP PlayStation 3 Jun 24, 2008 B+ 83
Console Monster PlayStation 3 Jun 24, 2008 83 out of 100 83
Eurogamer.net (UK) PlayStation 3 Jun 13, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Power Unlimited Windows Feb 19, 2008 80 out of 100 80
Gaming Age PlayStation 3 Jul 11, 2008 B 75
Play.tm PlayStation 3 Jul 08, 2008 75 out of 100 75
PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) PlayStation 3 Jul 29, 2008 7 out of 10 70
videogamer.com PlayStation 3 Jun 19, 2008 7 out of 10 70
Fragland.net PlayStation 3 Jul 25, 2008 70 out of 100 70
Gaming Nexus PlayStation 3 Aug 21, 2008 B- 67


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