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Risen (Xbox 360)

65
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.0
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Advertising Blurbs

www.xbox.com:
    Mysterious earthquakes, fearsome monsters and unimaginable treasures – the island Faranga needs a new hero – you! Forge your path with the sword, learn the art of staff fighting or become a powerful mage – in the world of Risen, every single one of your decisions and actions has consequences for the further course of the game.

    Battle on the side of a faction or master the huge number of quests as a lone fighter to find out the secret of Faranga. Craft your own weapons and brew rare potions, which will help you in battle against your enemies. This epic story in an authentic world without barriers offers you nearly unlimited possibilities for development.

    • A new authentic, believable and rough fantasy world without barriers
    • Complete freedom of action and a dynamic main storyline with countless side quests and several solution methods
    • New “Town AI“: Non-Player Characters with their own daily routines, collective intelligence and distinct social structures
    • Innovative combat and magic system with intuitive controls and tactical depth
    • Unique dungeons with lethal enemies and treacherous traps
    • Complete voice output in all of the gaming world’s dialogues with professional actors and a context-sensitive soundtrack

    Contributed by havoc of smeg (13029) on Oct 03, 2010.

Back of Box - Windows (US):

    THE ISLAND FARANGA NEEDS A NEW HERO, YOU!

    Delve into a gritty, raw and atmospheric fantasy world in which every action has a consequence.

    In the epic world of Risen, filled with mysterious earthquakes, fearsome monsters and unimaginable treasures, forge your path with the sword, learn the art of staff fighting or become a powerful mage.
    • Countless side quests and creatures to discover.
    • Over 60 hours of immersive open world gameplay.
    • Alter the destiny of the island by the actions you take.


    CHOISIR SON DESTIN

    L'île de Faranga, ses tremblements de terre mysterieux, ses creatures redoutables, ses trésors inouïs, ses héros... Vous!

    Frayez votre chemin à la pointe de l'épée, apprenez les subtilités du combat au báton, ou initiez-vous aux arcanes de la magie.

    Dans l'univers de Risen, chacun de vos décisions aura un impact sur la suite de vos aventures.
    • Un monde riche et unique ou la liberte d'action est la maitre mot.
    • Une "IA collective" inédite : les personnages non joueurs ont une vie a part entière (travail, famille, relations, status social...) et ils apprennent les uns des autres...
    • Une liberté d'action totale et une intrigue dynamique complant d'innombracles quétes secondaires à dénouements alternatifs.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75620) on Apr 18, 2010.