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Best PC Game 2015

Nominees for Destructoid's Best PC Game of 2015

The personal computer ("PC," to those in the know) is always good for a clutch of unexpected surprises and in 2015 it was no different. There heavy hitters are there, from Metal Gear to The Witcher. But there is also an unexpected legitimat...   read

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The Witcher 3 DLC

The Witcher 3's second expansion looks lovely

There's no snow where I live, thank goodness, but it is cold and rainy. Gloomy vibes all around with no end in sight. I don't want to think about it, so excuse me for a moment while I get distracted by these warm screenshots from the next W...   read

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GameBarcodes distill games down frame by frame

A couple weeks ago an imgur page was floating around the Internet showing various films with each frame reduced to its average color and represented as a single vertical line in what turn out to be often vibrant barcodes. This is not exactl...   read

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Witcher movie

A Witcher movie's in the works, somehow not for Skinemax

The Witcher video games have a lot of sexin' going on, but that doesn't mean any movie made about the franchise will be automatically relegated to the late-night softcore adult entertainment channels. There's a silver screen version of...   read

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Use a money-making exploit in Witcher 3? Then a taxman's comin' after you

Historically speaking, there have been very taxmen that skew toward likable. The Beatles sang about one, but the lyrics indicate that even he wasn't a particularly great dude; it's just that he's the subject of a very good song. Turns out ...   read

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The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3's physical Gwent set has been delayed

The Witcher 3's Hearts of Stone DLC is set to drop on October 13, along with a physical version that came packed with Gwent cards. Now CD Projekt Red has noted that due to logistical problems, this edition has been delayed for "several days...   read

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15GB patches

Are you okay with 15GB patches for console games?

Remember the retro days where console games worked, and they couldn't be patched (and subsequently fixed?). Yep, I do, but I was also a PC gamer during that same time period -- I had the good fortune of meeting friends from all sides of the...   read

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The Witcher 3's next patch is 15GB on consoles

You know they mean business when you have to open a PDF to read patch notes. CD Projekt RED has detailed patch 1.10 for The Witcher 3, and it's freaking huge. The changelog is housed within a 13-page document that covers fixes for the gamep...   read

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Cyberpunk > Witcher

Cyberpunk 2077 is aiming to be 'far, far bigger than The Witcher 3'

"Cyberpunk is far bigger than anything else that CD Projekt Red has done before," said visual effects artist Jose Teixeira speaking to MCV. "Far, far bigger." "Working on The Witcher 3 was a really good and often brutal learning e...   read

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Decapitation won't stop the foes in Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone

Geralt of Rivia has found himself opposite all kinds of opponents. Ghouls and beasts and insects and vampires -- the list goes on and on. So, when he's facing boring ol' humans, well, that's about as mundane as his life gets. But, Witcher ...   read

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Check out the main theme for The Witcher 3's Hearts of Stone DLC

The Witcher 3's Heart of Stone DLC is coming on October 13, and will have 10 hours of content in tow. But before it drops, you can listen to the main theme above from composer Marcin Przybyłowicz. Wild Hunt already...   read

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Witcher 3

The Witcher 3's 1.09 patch will include PS4 performance fixes

If you're sick of hearing of The Witcher 3, you're going to have to deal with it for quite a while longer, as CD Projekt Red is in overdrive mode with this game, even months after launch. In addition to a ton of swift patches that have fixe...   read

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Witcher 3

Here are 22 Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone screens to tide you over

I write, you read -- that's the arrangement we have here. It has worked fabulously for the past three years (except for those of you who hate me). As if a substitute teacher were in class, I'm going to take it a bit easy on you with this po...   read

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The Witcher 3 cost a cool $81 million to make

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt cost CD Projekt $81 million to develop. That's a decent amount of coin. But, the publisher is already seeing the fruits of its investment, as the company's latest financial report shows it's in the black by $6...   read

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The Witcher 3: Hearts of Stone special edition comes with real Gwent cards

The Witcher 3 has had a pretty phenomenal launch. It sold gangbusters, and it did so without pinching pennies and splitting up pre-order DLC like many other sleazy publishers. But now, the time has almost come for its Season Pass to start,...   read

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Witcher 3

Witcher 3 dev wants free DLC to be an industry standard

CD Projekt Red released The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in May, but it didn't stop offering content there. Over the course of three months, the developer continually put out free add-ons -- 16 in all. That's a trend that it'd like to see beco...   read

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Former Witcher devs to make Thief-inspired RPG Seven

IMGN.PRO and Fool's Theory have announced details of their new game: a post-apocalyptic, open-world RPG inspired by Thief called Seven. The developers -- some of who hail from CD Projekt Red -- don't have much to share at this point beyond ...   read

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The Witcher 3

The Witcher 3's New Game Plus DLC is available now

If you're a gamer with a lot of time on your hands, you may have already finished playing The Witcher 3 and be itching to play more questing adventures. If you're already burning with a warrior-style bloodlust for more content in The Witche...   read

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ModKit is the only modding tool The Witcher 3 is getting

ModKit for The Witcher 3 was released last week, which allows more experienced people to create mods for the game by giving them access to game resources. It’s a fairly limited system compared to REDKit that was released later on in T...   read

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Witcher 3

Latest Witcher 3 patch makes it so you can hoard severed heads

Look, not everyone's a lunatic with some sort of dark pit (un-amiibo) in their basement. Those people probably have a stockpile of severed heads already. The latest Witcher 3 patch is for those who don't possess a bunch of lopped-off d...   read

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The Witcher 3

Gwent cards won't carry over for The Witcher 3's New Game+

While New Game+ isn't an option for The Witcher 3 yet, it will be soon. But before you commit to another playthrough, you should know what will and won't transfer. CD Projekt RED has answers. New Game+ will bump you to level 30 (unless you'...   read

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Witcher 3 update

The Witcher 3 is adding New Game+

Even if I don't end up starting a New Game+, I love knowing it's always an option. I had expected the feature to be in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, which I still haven't even begun (I'm only now on inFamous: Second Son, as far as newer open-wo...   read

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Mortal Kombat X is the best-selling game of 2015 so far

We’re now half-way through 2015. As time marches ever onward, quicker and quicker towards the screaming oblivion that is our graves, we shall hear that bell will soon ring and we will be taken into the void by the reaper, and our sins...   read

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Witcher 3 devs

Witcher 3 developers form new studio, Fool's Theory

Some members of CD Projekt Red have moved on to new pastures, forming the studio "Fool's Theory." Work on their new project has already begun, and new info will be coming soon. It is being described as a "daring combination of some isometri...   read

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Witcher 3

Shani from the original Witcher will likely appear in Witcher 3's Hearts of Stone DLC

Fans of the original Witcher will remember Shani, a friend of Geralt who missed out on the adventures of the second game. Based on this newly minted DLC listing for the Witcher 3 expansions, it looks like she's back. The story for Hearts of...   read

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