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Sometimes it's good to be the bad guy. Piranha Bytes' open-world science-fantasy RPG ELEX entices players to be an anti-hero, but without any humorous ...

THQ Nordic buy Gothic and Risen creators Piranha Bytes

THQ Nordic continue to hoover up studios and games that make many go “Oh huh, yeah, they could be neat,” today announcing they've bought Piranha Bytes.

Official artwork and logo for Elex

To avoid making the same mistakes as with Gothic 3 a second time, Piranha Bytes drastically changed the development process and organisation.

... Bethesda is known for in their productions. This could generally describe Elex, but that would still be way too compassionate. Developer Piranha Bytes ...

Piranha Bytes Show Off Nine Minutes Of Elex Gameplay

Piranha Bytes have been making open-world action-RPGs for nearly 20 years, starting with the first Gothic in 2001, and now with their most recent game, ...

Elex review

Piranha Bytes on Improved Polish and 100+ Hours Worth of Playtime in ELEX

The biggest thing that differentiates Elex from Piranha Bytes' previous work is the quasi sci-fi, post-apocalyptic setting. The game takes place on a planet ...

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ELEX is a new action role-playing game brought to us by the developers of the legendary Gothic series, Piranha Bytes.

PC, ReviewsMark Steighner November 28, 2017 RPG, Action, Open world RPG, Piranha Bytes, Gothic, thq nordic

Skyrim and The Witcher 3 are two of the biggest, most popular open-world action-RPGs ever created. Both of these games set a new standard for the genre when ...

Fighting a Runt Biter in Elex.

Developer: Piranha Bytes Publisher: THQ Nordic Released: October 16, 2017

Developer: Piranha Bytes Publisher: THQ Nordic Platform(s): PS4

European developer Piranha Bytes, known for their work on the Gothic and Risen series, are hoping to release a new massive open-world game later this year.

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Helping you get the most enjoyment out of Elex's sometimes rough and daunting beginning.

Elex sci-fantasy from Piranha Bytes gets new website, screens, and info

ELEX Review - Screenshot 2 of 4

New screenshots revealed for Piranha Bytes' new open world action RPG, ELEX : pcgaming

The central camp in Elex's Valley of the Damned.

Piranha Bytes Game Engine History

Many ...

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Nonetheless, Risen 2: Dark Waters leaves a very good impression, especially if you are a pirate fan. Piranha Bytes has done an excellent job with the ...

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Developer Piranha Bytes describes the new game - which is slated for release sometime in late 2016/early 2017 - as an "eclectic, lavish, exhilarating, ...

... would actually like to see more often in these types of games. So, with that said, let's see what this open-world, post-apocalyptic RPG has to offer.

Developer: Piranha Bytes Publisher: THQ Nordic Platform(s): PC, PS4, ...

Gothic 1 and 2 are some of the best open-world action-adventure-RPGs of all time, and part of the reason why is their uniquely immersive gameplay designs.

Dancing with joy or shot in the back? You decide

Risen 2: Dark Waters may not be Piranha Bytes best Role Playing Game but certainly is its most user friendly title to date. Dark Waters shines with its ...

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For me, and yes, this is my opinion, I think that one of the greatest genres in gaming has to be open world RPG's. If developed just right the right mix of ...

A futuristic Ragnar.

Risen 2: Dark Waters

Early screenshot from ELEX. Piranha Bytes ...

There's always been something oddly enticing about the end of the world and what comes afterwards for a lot of people. By exploring the depths humanity will ...

Not for long, though, as in true "let's begin an open-world RPG" fashion, you're shot down, left for dead, and awoken from your stupor minus all your cool ...

While the UI will alert you if an incoming enemy is way out of your league, it's only hard won experience that will tell you how difficult an enemy will be ...

Piranha Bytes has always been especially good at crafting spaces that feel realistic despite the presence of fantastical elements, and that continues in ...

Elex sci-fantasy from Piranha Bytes gets new website, screens, and info

A year ago, I wrote this piece on Medium about the losses of my year. The narrative was swirling in self-doubt, steeped in an unfamiliar pessimism, ...

Even the animals themselves are reasonable – most will give an obvious threat display and time to heed it and walk away before they flick the DESTROY THE ...

Reaching chapter 2 in Elex.

ELEX Gameplay Demo Open World Walkthrough PS4/Xbox One/PC (2017)

... maybe also because of the high hardware requirements, the bugs and the strange controls, but developed into a secret tip. Piranha Bytes began with ...

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THQ Nordic has acquired Gothic creator Piranha Bytes, and with it the IP rights to Gothic, Risen and Elex.

Elex – Console Requirements Porting Pitfalls

I saw one guy wade into waist-high water, but instead of leaving him stuck there forever, someone gave him the sense and animations to climb out.

In the face of Piranha Bytes' improvements to the engine and their efforts to deliver bug-free games, very modern graphics and and good performance are to ...

Risen 3 : Titan Lords, the latest edition to the Risen franchise from developers Piranha Bytes and Deep Silver, creates a facade of all that is needed for a ...

The only concept art so far. Doesn't look that fresh, the setting.

Elex

It's a great addition to the open-world concept, as it makes the player feel they're truly free to go wherever they want. Other than three small shielded ...

... your own crew to take with you to Irdorath, and each person you bring plays some role in helping you out, even if you're the one doing most of the work.

Battle Chasers: Nightwar Screenshot

Piranha Bytes previous games in the Gothic and Risen series seem to have had more popularity overseas than it did here in North America.

Breath of the Wild

... war on the others because, well, needlessly murdering dozens of people crosses a lot of lines, y'know? Rivalry doesn't have to mean total destruction.

Conan Exiles Review

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Games like Skyrim if you crave similar freedom

Dead poet's society.

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Elex sci-fantasy from Piranha Bytes gets new website, screens, and info - VG247

Risen 3: Titan Lords – Enhanced Edition Review

Vikings of course. I mean, duh!

So if you feel like you're struggling a lot in the beginning and can't kill anything, don't get discouraged; that's how it's supposed to be.

The drugs they must be using!

ELEX

Gothic Needs To Come Back

Dungeons & Dragons campaign sure got nuked.

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Me IRL.

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Elex sci-fantasy from Piranha Bytes gets new website, screens, and info - VG247

The game itself is set within a microsociety built entirely on the situation its inhabitants find themselves in. A succinct introduction describes a war ...

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... maybe also because of the high hardware requirements, the bugs and the strange controls, but developed into a secret tip. Piranha Bytes began with ...