If there’s a single story that encompasses the best of The Witcher 3’s narrative ambitions, it’s the Bloody Baron. Messy, emotional, and full of morally compromised individuals, it’s a tale that can end in some truly harrowing ways. To learn more about how it came together, I spoke with the people who made it. »
This morning, Witcher 3 developer CD Projekt Red sent over a PDF full of changes that will ship with the game’s next patch. It’s 13 pages long. »
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. »
So I’m halfway across the planet in a crowded hall, astride a unicorn with a young woman touching my face and repeating, “You look just like her!” Admittedly, I didn’t see this coming. »
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… »
Not everyone was happy with the love triangle at the center of 2015’s hottest dating sim, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Fortunately, the game’s developers have been listening. »
I don’t think first-person would necessarily make The Witcher 3 a better game, but damn this looks cool. »
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! »
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+. »
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.
The Witcher 3 has had a bunch of us under its spell for months, but we’re at a point where several of us on staff have now finished the game. With our tears wiped away and the book closed on Geralt’s adventures (for now), it’s time to talk about the end. Well, ends. »
In the last half a year or so, we’ve gotten not one but two epic western fantasy RPGs in the form of Dragon Age: Inquisition and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. It’s only natural that we’d want to compare them.