What is it?
A third person RPG from Piranha Bytes, the creators of the Gothic series. Expect a large non-linear game world, morally ambiguous choices, and extraordinarily dangerous boars.
When is it out?
Windows: October 2, 2009
Xbox 360: EU October 2, 2009; NA Q1 2010
What digital distribution options do I have for the PC version?
Where can I get the demo, allowing me to make up my own mind instead of relying on meaningless aggregates of questionable enthusiast press reviews?
Risen steam demo
I insist on listening to the enthusiast press. What number should I associate with this game's value?
PC: Metacritic 81
360: Metacritic 57
Screenshots (care of NeoGAF users; PC version)