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Risen (2009)
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Role Playing (RPG) (Action RPG)


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Xbox 360

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09/10/2015 (2 of 2 found this helpful)

Risen Should Have Stayed Buried

I have been spoiled - spoiled by the likes of Bethesda, CD PROJEKT RED and BioWare. Spoiled so much that a game that came out in 2009 is like the dark ages of RPGs. Compared to the likes of Skyrim, Dragon Age and Witcher, Risen is a like a copy of a copy of a copy - everything about it reminds me so something - but something much better. Everything about the game just pales so much in comparison that it's hard to believe this game came out in the same years at Borderlands, Dragon Age: Origins and Batman: Arkham Asylum - because, seriously, it feels like it could have come out in 2006 (the same years as Oblivion) and still would have fallen short. It has all the elements of what makes an RPG great, but has nothing that stands out.

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