the witcher 2

No Matter How Big The Witcher Universe Is, It Can Be Summed Up In A Minute

A giant cataclysm. Hordes of monsters roaming around. Mutated monster hunters addicted to potions and mushrooms. That’s all you need to know to feel like home when playing The Witcher. You can forget the novels and all those journal entries.


It's Easy To Kill Monsters -- Fearing Or Respecting Them Is Another Story

It’s not often I respect my enemies in a game — how could I? They’re just a target. A bundle of HP. An obstacle. Something to conquer. But when you’re a legendary Witcher, your (equally legendary) enemies demand respect. Monster hunting is not for the reckless; approaching creatures in the world of Temeria with an unsheathed sword can only get you so far.


The Witcher 3 Is Coming To The PS4 Next Year

Open world role-playing game The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is headed to the PS4, the game’s developers revealed today. And boy do they seem excited!


Skyrim Was Generic: The Witcher Devs Discuss Flaws Of Open World RPGs

As a professional courtesy, developers often don’t point out the wrongdoings of games they didn’t make. They really should though, because when they do, it’s incredibly insightful. In an interview with Game Informer, two devs from CD Projekt (The Witcher) take a critical eye to the likes of Skyrim and Fallout: New Vegas.


The Hidden Beauty Of Skill Trees

The recent launch of Path Of Exile‘s open beta — a new hack and slash action RPG known especially for its enormous skill tree, as you can see in the pic above — inspired us to collect some of the best looking skill and research trees spanning a variety of genres. It’s interesting to see how creatively devs can handle this part of a game.


The Witcher 2's Mod Tools Can Build You An Entirely New Game

The Witcher 2 is getting mod tools. We previously knew…that fact and that fact alone, but at GamesCom last week developers CD Projekt showed off the game’s upcoming REDkit, and it’s looking terrific.


Why Giving Out Content For Free Was The Right Thing For CD Projekt Red

I love the attitude of CD Projekt Red — it removes DRM from its games, it supports its community and even has the good sense to apologise for its mistakes and try and learn from them! Unbelievable! Now, in an interview with Gamasutra, CEO Marcin Iwinski discusses why giving things away for free makes sense, and why constantly exploiting gamers is a bad thing in the long term.


The Witcher, The Witcher 2 Sell 4 Million Copies

CD Projekt Red has sold over four million copies of The Witcher and The Witcher 2, the developer said today in a press release. That’s a combined total for both PC and consoles. Impressive stuff!


One Way Video Games Are Like Prison

Over at Grantland, the occasionally notorious but always thoughtful writer Tom Bissell has weighed in on The Witcher 2. He is… not impressed. In fact, after six hours with the game, he decided he’d seen enough.


Stop Getting So Mad About Video Game Reviews

It’s easy to take personal offence when you disagree with a game review. It’s easy to believe dissenting opinions mask ulterior motives.