Risen to Rise in October

Deep Silver announces an October 2 worldwide release date for Risen, the Windows and Xbox 360 role-playing game from Piranha Bytes that at one time was being developed under the working title Project PPB. Word is that all voice-overs have been recorded and the game is now feature complete. "We're excited to be able to announce the release date for Risen this far in advance," says Deep Silver. "We've been in beta for a few weeks now and are focusing on stamping out the remaining bugs and optimizing gameplay."