Reviewers Liked

  • Gorgeous environments
  • Entertaining storyline
  • A treasure's chest of pirating skills and dirty tricks to learn
  • Flexible character-building system
  • The game frequently autosaves, so if you fail a mission you aren't set too far back
  • Solid voice acting
  • Voodoo and dirty tricks spice up battles
  • Great island atmosphere
  • Fun attitude that doesn't rely on tired pirate cliches

Reviewers Didn't Like

  • Make wrong choices early on and you may handicap your progression
  • Weak combat
  • Curious design decisions
  • Robotic character movement
  • Annoying fetch quests
  • Some annoying bugs
  • Not as freeform as the original Risen