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How The Witcher 3's Developers Ensured Their Open World Didn't Suck

I played 60 hours of The Witcher 3 earlier this year, and only stopped because I had other games to play. One question always nagged me, though: how did CD Projekt RED put together a sprawling open world game that avoided the genre’s usual preference for meaningless side quests? I called them to find out.


The Witcher 3's First Expansion, Hearts Of Stone, Comes Out October 13.

The Witcher 3’s first expansion, Hearts of Stone, comes out October 13. As if you needed more things to play. Says developer CD Projekt Red: “The expansion lets you choose your own way through an adventure that includes recruiting a crew of break-in artists, spending a night partying with a ghost and outsmarting the most bizarre creatures Geralt has ever faced.”


Upcoming Witcher 3 Patch Will Flesh Out The Game's Romances

Not everyone was happy with the love triangle at the centre of 2015’s hottest dating sim, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Fortunately, the game’s developers have been listening.


Mod Adds First-Person To The Witcher 3, But Only On Horseback

I don’t think first-person would necessarily make The Witcher 3 a better game, but damn this looks cool.


Witcher 3 Mods Have Gotten Weird

Guards that steal Geralt’s pants! A zombie mode! Geralt as a really messed up looking clown!


The Witcher 3 New Game+ Sure Is Harder So Far

If you were wondering whether The Witcher 3‘s New Game+ mode makes the game harder, I have some good news for you: It does!


How To Start A New Game+ In The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3‘s final piece of free DLC, which adds a more challenging New Game+ mode, is out. The first challenge: actually starting a New Game+.


It Sucks That The Witcher 3 Isn't Getting Better Mod Tools

The Witcher 3 finally has official tools that modders can use to make cool stuff from now until the end of time. There’s just one problem: they could be a lot better.


A Day In The Life Of A Witcher 3 Village

I’ve spent almost 100 hours in the Witcher 3, wandering the streets of Novigrad, galloping through Velen’s windswept woodland, sailing between the isles of Skellige. Yet in all that time, I never really stopped to enjoy the game’s quieter moments.


We (Mostly) Loved The Witcher 3's Ending

The Witcher 3 has had a bunch of us under its spell for months now, but we’re at a point where several of us on staff have now finished the game. Now that we’ve wiped away the tears and closed the book on Geralt’s adventures, it’s time to talk about the end.


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