We Talk About The Witcher 3's Sex, Hair, And Open World

I got to play the first few hours of The Witcher 3, and so did Kotaku UK's own ruthless god-commander, Keza MacDonald. Per UN mandate, this meant we were required to talk about it. Watch the video to hear our thoughts on open-world stuff, combat, the series' progress in portraying sex, and more. » 1/28/15 7:00pm 1/28/15 7:00pm

I Played The Witcher 3 And I Still Have Some Doubts

"Eh, it was a video game," I flippantly told a friend shortly after I got back from a recent Witcher 3: Wild Hunt preview event in San Francisco. "I don't know. It was alright, I guess." » 1/26/15 10:00am 1/26/15 10:00am

A Guide To The Witcher's Story, For Those Who Know Squat

Despite a recent delay, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt continues to be the new-gen game to watch, but it's the third entry in a massive fantasy series with lore lining every crag of its handsomely (and lustily) scarred face. Where to begin? This video will help. And no, it's not about witches. » 12/10/14 4:40pm 12/10/14 4:40pm

The Witcher's Fourth Act Takes RPGs to the Next Level

If you've played a role-playing game in the last several years, be it Mass Effect or The Elder Scrolls, chances are that most of the game involved people asking you to go places, bop things on the head, and return with items for a reward. Unless you've played The Witcher. » 8/19/14 2:30pm 8/19/14 2:30pm

Everything I've Learned About The Witcher 3

Last week during the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, I sat down with three gentlemen from CD Projekt Red to discuss their upcoming RPG The Witcher 3. We know it's an open-world game for PC and next-gen consoles, and that it will bring the story of the Witcher Geralt of Rivia to a close. We're guessing… » 4/03/13 8:00pm 4/03/13 8:00pm

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

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. » 3/07/13 8:30am 3/07/13 8:30am

What I'd Like To See In The Witcher 3

I liked The Witcher 2. Mike liked The Witcher 2. And if you had a taste for lustiness and swordplay (and could put up with some rough edges), you probably liked The Witcher 2 as well. » 3/05/13 9:00pm 3/05/13 9:00pm

The Witcher 3 Looks Ready for the PS4 in These New Screenshots

CD Projekt Red told us they were making a new engine before they told us what it was being used for. Of course, it was pretty easy to guess that The Witcher 3 was the big mystery title that RedEngine 3 was going to power. And now we're getting a look at the open-world that Geralt of Rivia will be roaming through—on… » 3/01/13 9:30am 3/01/13 9:30am

The Witcher 3 Announced, First Artwork Revealed [Update: More Artwork,…

It's yet to go live on the magazine's website, [Update: it is now] but the latest issue of Game Informer is now available for download for some digital subscribers. And the game on the cover is the previously unannounced The Witcher 3. » 2/04/13 10:35pm 2/04/13 10:35pm

Cyberpunk 2077 Will Run On A Shiny New Engine, Just In Time For The…

Less than a day after Sony teases a reveal of the PS4, CD Projekt Red—makers of the popular Witcher series—have unveiled the engine that will be powering their next-generation games. The timing of the announcement is probably a coincidence, but maybe not! » 2/01/13 9:30am 2/01/13 9:30am

6 GIFs from that Striking Cyberpunk 2077 Trailer

Here's a not very complicated idea. A new trailer comes out. It's cool. Someone makes some GIFs out of it. The newest member of our team, Gergő Vas, figured he'd start us off with yesterday's trailer for Cyberpunk 2077, the new game from CD Projekt, makers of The Witcher. » 1/11/13 1:00pm 1/11/13 1:00pm

Here’s Your First Look at Cyberpunk 2077, The Next Game from the Makers…

Details have been scarce on Cyberpunk 2077 since the adaptation of the cult pen-and-paper RPG was announced last May. Now, CD Projekt—best known for their hit fantasy action Witcher franchise—is revealing a first look at the futuristic dystopia of their next game. » 1/10/13 3:52pm 1/10/13 3:52pm

The Witcher Creators Are Creating the Official Cyberpunk Role-Playing…

At today's special Summer Conference event, The Witcher developer CD Projekt revealed that their next big role-playing game is an official game based on the Cyberpunk pen-and-paper role-playing system. » 5/30/12 1:25pm 5/30/12 1:25pm

The Witcher Developers are Working on at Least One Entirely New Game

The Polish game studio CD Projekt is hiring for two new games, at least one of which has nothing to do with The Witcher. » 5/14/12 9:40pm 5/14/12 9:40pm

Before You Start... Tips For Playing The Witcher 2 The Best Way

Today marks the release of The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition on both Xbox 360 and PC. Sure, those of us with a powerful gaming PC probably played through this game one or more times. But everyone who picks it up on the Xbox will be playing it for the first time. » 4/17/12 6:00pm 4/17/12 6:00pm

Before You Play The Witcher 2, Here's What Happened in The Witcher

On April 17 Xbox 360 gamers get their first taste of Geralt of Rivia in The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, the first console installment of the popular PC role-playing game series. Did they miss anything in the first game? Not if they watch this video they didn't. » 4/03/12 9:30am 4/03/12 9:30am

What Exactly is a Witcher Anyway?

Xbox 360 gamers around the world are eagerly anticipating their chance to get in on this whole The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, but does anyone really know what a Witcher is? Of course they do, and after you watch this video so will you. » 3/30/12 9:30pm 3/30/12 9:30pm

The Witcher 2's Xbox Enhancements Include a New Euphemism For Sex

Perhaps you have heard that The Witcher 2 is really good? Because you know what, it really is! » 3/16/12 9:15pm 3/16/12 9:15pm

Do you get it? Is it clear? Warner Brothers and CD Projekt would like you to know that the 360 version will contain all of the as its PC version did. Oh, goody.