The Past, Present, And Future Of The Witcher 3

People don’t only love CD Projekt RED because The Witcher 3 was great. The company released 16 DLCs for free, talked openly about the game’s budget and profits, and included a “thank you” note in the box. It might be brilliant PR, but after speaking with the studio’s co-founder, there’s something else there, too. »10/14/15 5:00pm10/14/15 5:00pm


The Personal Story Behind The Witcher 3's Bloody Baron Quest

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. »10/12/15 3:00pm10/12/15 3:00pm

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. »10/06/15 4:30pm10/06/15 4:30pm