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Risen 2 - Preview @ Ripten

by Dhruin, 2011-08-13 00:56:51

Ripten has a short preview of Risen 2, although it doesn't add much of value:

I also asked about ships.  Ships will play a major role in the game and as you journey on ye quest, you’ll have the option to buy bigger and better ships for your crew.  The design of the ship mechanic was heavily influenced by the Normandy from the Mass Effect series.  So, you can expect it to be a place where you can change gear, look at your quests, talk to your crewmates and plot your course.  Just don’t expect to be able to free sail around ala Two Worlds 2, as travel between the lush islands in Risen 2 will occur via a cutscene every time you pick a new destination.  However, I don’t think anyone will complain about Piranha adopting the ship mechanic from Mass Effect, people seem to dig how it works in that series, aye?

Information about

Risen 2

SP/MP: Single-player
Setting: Fantasy
Genre: Action-RPG
Platform: PC, Xbox 360, PS3
Release: Released