Risen on Windows 7

I’ve been a huge fan of the Gothic universe since Gothic I. Of course, Gothic III was totally buggy, but I suppose if you have problems with your publishers you aren’t able to make a decent game. Anyway, Risen goes back to the roots and is a convincing, worthy successor and underlines that Piranha Bytes & Deep Silver are a great team.

Risen Logo

If you want to play Risen on Windows 7, you might want to consider running it in compatibility mode, because it will probably not work without it:

Risen on Windows 7

Run it in compatibility mode for Windows XP and check the option “Run as Administrator”!
I have tested the settings myself and it runs smoothly on Windows 7 x64.

Risen Screenshots

Although, Risen has a completely new story it’s Gothic at heart.

Risen Loading Screen

When you wake up, stranded on the coast, you will get that Gothic feeling again:

Risen Windows 7 x64

Risen is so beautiful and has amazing graphic effects. Falling leaves are animated in detail and create a great atmosphere when you walk through the forests of Risen.

Water fountains  make the water appear so much more realistic:

Risen Graphic Effects

Risen System Requirements

Intel CPU – Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz
AMD CPU – Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 3800+
Nvidia Graphics Card – Geforce 8800 GT
ATI & Intel Graphics Card – Radeon HD 2900 Pro
RAM – 2 GB
Hard Disk Space – 2.5 GB
Direct X – 9

Risen Cinematic Trailer

Risen Gameplay

Published: Saturday, November 21st, 2009 Last Modified: November 21, 2009