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The Witcher

New to The Witcher? Get the first two on the cheap before trying The Wild Hunt


Less than $4.50 combined
May 07
The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt is one of the most highly anticipated games of 2015, and it's now less than two weeks from launch. That's great news for Witcher fans; it's daunting news for anyone who wants to check out the... read
CD Projekt Red

Green Man Gaming and CD Projekt Red are having a bit of a tiff


It's all a bit he-said, she-said
May 07
Well ain’t this a clusterfuck? GameSpot has reported that CD Projekt Red struck out against game selling site Green Man Gaming, claiming that the codes of The Witcher 3 they’re supplying didn’t come from&nbs... read
Games for Summer
Nothing to do in the summer? How about hours and hours of Witcher? Though the game was delayed several months from its original late 2014 scheduled release, The Witcher III: Wild Hunt will release later this month on PC,... read feature

The Witcher 3

Yep, The Witcher 3 on PC at 1080p and 60 frames per second is damn pretty


No shocker there
Apr 27
Those of you who have the beefiest of rigs are in for a treat when The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt releases in a few weeks. As if this comes as a surprise to anyone, it looks absolutely great when running at 1080p and 60 frame... read
Witcher 3

Witcher 3's newest TV ad takes an already-rare bird that much closer to extinction


Jay-Z got nothin' on this O.G. R.O.C.
Apr 24
Rocs are giant birds of prey in The Witcher's universe, and in a way, they can be likened to the Giant Squid in our universe. According to the game's wiki, it's extremely rare to actually see one alive, as they usually only ... read
The Witcher 3

Plough yourself, mutant: This Witcher 3 quest cracks me up


I don't know about this guy
Apr 22
In this PC footage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt brought to you by Xbox (check the YouTube account), we're shown around nine minutes of a sidequest involving a merchant and his lost cargo. The quest description sets the scene:... read
Witcher 3

The Witcher 3 map revealed, and it's pretty huge


Goodness that's a big world
Apr 22
We already knew The Witcher 3 was going to big, I don't think anyone out there has been doubting that with all the talk of game completion times recently. The question that has however lingered, just HOW big is The Witcher 3?... read
Charles Dance

Check out my boy Charles Dance in The Witcher 3


Great character actor
Apr 21
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is nearly upon us, with a rapidly approaching May 19 worldwide release date. For the time being though you can check out Charles Dance in action, who will be playing the Emperor of Nilfgaard in ... read
Promoted blog

How historically accurate is The Witcher?


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Apr 16
[Dtoid community blogger RedHeadPeak delves into the historical accuracy of the Witcher.  I'm as happy as a little girl.  Want to see your own writing appear on the front page? Go write something! --Occams... read
Witcher 3

New Witcher Xbox One bundles coming soon to Europe


No limited edition console, though
Apr 15
Microsoft has confirmed the release of two all-new The Witcher 3 Xbox One bundles for selected EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) territories. The bundles include a standard Xbox One console, a digital code for The Witcher... read
Witcher in 4K

Look away from these 4K screens of The Witcher 3


Unless you're wealthy or something
Apr 13
If an image or video is tagged as 4K, yeah, I'm more than likely gonna click on it. Even if it's media showing a game at a level of graphical fidelity I can't possibly attain with my computer. Misery loves company, so please ... read
Witcher 3

The Witcher 3 DLC gets priced, including a Season Pass


Get both expansions for £20
Apr 13
Are you eagerly awaiting the launch of The Witcher 3 next month? Want to purchase a huge chunk of extra content before the game has even released? Well, if you do then we now know how much doing so will set you back. Accordin... read
The Witcher 3

This Witcher 3 overview trailer is cut well, also funny


Looks like a hell of a game
Apr 10
In this overview for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, protagonist Geralt and a woman sit on a unicorn in just their underwear and she uses "breathtaking magic" to dissolve her bra (quick, cut away!). It was at that point I shed som... read
Witcher 3

A Witcher 3 playtester needed 25 hours to speedrun the game


The Internet can probably do it quicker
Apr 09
Everyone knew that The Witcher 3:Wild Hunt would be a massive game. CD Projekt Red's been touting that since early development, and, frankly, it was just kind of assumed anyway. Sure, there will be plenty of non-integral... read
Witcher 3 DLC

Size matters: The Witcher 3 dev is proud of how big its two add-ons are


'Hearts of Stone' and 'Blood and Wine'
Apr 07
The customary development cycle for large-scale videogames in 2015 all but necessitates that the conclusion of working on a base title segues into working on downloadable content. That's just how it works now. And, that's wha... read
Witcher 3 opening

Watch the bewitchering first 15 minutes of The Witcher 3


Lilac and gooseberries
Apr 06
This is the first 15 minutes of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, without the opening cinematic, but still with a couple minutes of cutscene followed by horse riding and monster smashing. I've yet to catch up on the series ahead of ... read
Witcher beard

Geralt will grow a beard while you play The Witcher 3


FUTURE
Mar 23
Some would call beard growth in videogames insignificant -- a waste of time. They would be wrong. As spotted in the NeoGAF recap of German gaming magazine Gamestar.de's factoid-filled coverage of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, pro... read
The Witcher 3

There was almost ice skating in The Witcher 3


The concept was prototyped
Mar 09
Let's take a moment to imagine Geralt ice skating in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Ahh, sweet bliss. Over the weekend, senior game designer Damien Monnier told a crowd at PAX East about CD Projekt RED's canceled feature. "It was ... read
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Here's what you'll find in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Xbox One Collector's Edition


The real-life version of Gwent sounds pretty cool
Mar 07
Hyped for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt? Looking to throw down for the Collector's Edition? If you're not sure whether you want the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One version, this video might help sway you. Major Nelson has posted a vide... read
The Witcher 3 difficulty

CD Projekt RED isn't afraid to make The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt difficult


Some like it hot, and some sweat when the heat is on
Feb 06
If you're planning on purchasing The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt you're in for a tough journey. When developing the game, CD Projekt RED wanted to break the mold that action-RPGs have created lately with being too friendly, eve... read
The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3 team recorded 16 hours of motion capture for sex scenes


Yep Yep Yep Yep Yep Yep Uh Huh
Feb 01
Do sex scenes in videogames ever arouse you or do they just look like two action figures rubbing their crotches together? Or both? If you're said "yes" or "both" to those questions then you're in luck. The upcoming action RP... read
The Witcher 2

Today is your last day to grab The Witcher 2 and D4 for free


On Xbox platforms
Jan 31
Microsoft's Games With Gold promotion actually isn't too bad anymore, but this month's offerings are on their way out. MX vs. ATV Alive is already gone, but you still have time to get The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings on... read
Witcher 3

Witcher 3 may have 'Insanity' mode, deletes your save upon death


Plus, how to carry over choices from earlier games
Jan 28
I've always been fascinated with permadeath options in games. Witcher 3 might have a doozy. Witcher 3 senior game designer Damien Monnier and level designer Miles Tost recently streamed the game on Twitch and hosted... read
Witcher 3 Xbox One 900p

Xbox One may only achieve 900p vs. PS4's 1080p in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt


I can't even tell the difference with my glasses off!
Jan 28
German-language magazine Gamestar recently visited CD Projekt's HQ in Warsaw, Poland and was invited to play The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The publication reported the game was absolut... read
Disclosure

I hope this video satisfies your desire for disclosure


It does satisfy my need for NITRO-FUELED MAYHEM
Jan 26
Here's the full triple-scoop disclosure bottom line. Alessandro and I went to cover this preview event for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt last week. I was late to be added to the list, so we knew going in that we'd have to sh... read
Not all who wander are lost
It's an exciting time to be into role-playing games. With the release of heavy hitters such as Dragon Age: Inquisition, Dark Souls II, Divinity: Original Sin, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and Wasteland 2 in recent years, the ... read feature

Witcher 3 recap

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt recap explains what the hell a witcher is


Witcher 2 free on Games for Gold
Jan 15
With the May 19 release date, everything's sort of filler from here on out for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, be it eye-boring crows or a straight half hour of gameplay. This animated video offers a bit of background on magi... read
Witcher 3 PC specs

Well, crap: Witcher 3 PC requirements released


Console version it is!
Jan 07
For some reason, I assumed I'd be able to play The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on PC and have it look and run alright, but these newly-released system specifications suggest otherwise. Minimum System Requirements Intel CPU Core i5-... read
Witcher 3

These Witcher 3 steelbook covers look incredible


I'm getting a Drew Struzan vibe
Jan 02
CD Projekt RED has sent over some pictures of the new steelbook covers for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and they are gorgeous. There will be six renditions in all, which will be available with the Collector's Edition of the game... read
Witcher delayed

CD Projekt moves The Witcher 3 to May 19, 2015


'[W]e see many details that need to be corrected'
Dec 08
CD Projekt RED already pushed The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt back to 2015, but the studio needs an extra few more months still. The massive action-RPG is now scheduled for May 19, 2015. The delay announcement is refreshing in that ... read
Witcher FreeLC

Witcher FreeLC: Wild Hunt has 16 free pieces of DLC


Hehehehe, like '3,' but 'free' and like 'D,' but '3'
Nov 06
I am so stoked for The Witcher 3. Eye-boring crow!  Following up on last year's announcement that Wild Hunt's DLC would be free on PC, CD Projekt Red has confirmed that it will feature 16 pieces of DLC, all given out for... read
Witcher 3 cinematic

The Witcher 3 intro cinematic: Yep, still want this


Witcher? I hardly even know her!
Oct 24
Eye-boring crow! Eye-boring crow!  Gameplay, of course. read






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