Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: CD Projekt RED

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt announced, to be final Witcher title

Famed monster slayer Geralt of Rivia is returning for one final adventure. CD Projekt RED has not only announced The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, but that it will also be the last in the series. In the release sent out, studio head Adam Badowski stated that Wild Hunt will offer a massive open world that will be 30 times larger than The Witcher 2’s, requiring horses and boats to fully explore, and populated with a wide variety of people that have their own customs and legends. All of this will be experienced as players make their way through a non-linear story and engage in a new combat system free of Quick Time Events.

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Cyberpunk 2077 lore detailed, CG teaser trailer released

CD Projekt RED has released some background info and a new CG teaser for their upcoming open-world, sci-fi-themed role-playing game Cyberpunk 2077. The trailer shows what happens when people go too far with their fancy cybermodifications and turn into a psycho, a situation which requires the delicate touch of the Night City police’s Psycho Squad.

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The Witcher series tops 4 million in global sales

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CD Projekt Red has announced that their role-playing series The Witcher, comprised of The Witcher (Mac, PC) and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (360, PC), has sold over four million copies worldwide. The company can look for additional sales of The Witcher 2 in the near future with the release of the Mac version later this year.

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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition hits PC, 360

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After years of wandering, Geralt has finally made it to the land of the consoles with the release of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition for the 360. The CD Projekt RED-developed action-RPG, released last year for the PC, is an epic adventure filled with heavy world interaction, battles with giant krakens and mercenaries, and branching progression paths. The console version comes with a quest handbook, world map, and soundtrack for $59.99, while PC gamers will be able to download all of the new content, which includes about four hours of additional gameplay and 35 minutes of new cinematics, in the free Enhanced Edition update.

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GOG.com and CD Projekt RED news explosion, plus free Fallout

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GOG.com and CD Projekt RED made a slew of announcements today during their Spring Conference. The big news for retro gamers and role-playing fans is that the original Fallout is available at GOG.com for free for the next 48 hours. Back? Excellent. We’ll finish the GOG reveals first, and then move on to all of the new info regarding The Witcher.

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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings for 360 dated, detailed

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The Witcher series is nearing its console debut after having tromped around the PC market for the past few years. As is the custom nowadays, a plethora of pre-order offerings are being dangled in front of gamers in order to secure their early five-spotter. Not that The Witcher 2 requires all that many enticements, given that it’s one of the best action-RPGs to have been released in recent memory. Still, extras are always nice. Pre-order offers include a digital comic book from Amazon, an exclusive T-shirt from Best Buy, and an exclusive wolf head keychain from GameStop.

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CD Projekt RED to rein in their lawyer’ic hordes

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The Witcher developer CD Projekt RED has published an open letter in regards to the recent story about their use of lawyers to pursue pirates who are enjoying The Witcher 2 without paying up. In it, Marcin Iwinski addresses the concerns of the community, in particular the possible punishing of innocent parties, and the company’s plans going forward.

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Warner Bros. to distribute The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings for 360

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Warner Bros. has picked up the distribution rights to CD Projekt Red’s phenomenal role-playing title The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. Assassins of Kings has been available on PC for some time now, but WB will be distributing the upcoming Xbox 360 version, set to launch in the first quarter of 2012. CD Projekt has stated that the console version isn’t simply a port but an adaptation that has been tailored to the 360’s specs for optimal monster slaying.

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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings delayed for 360

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Console role-playing fans itching for a chance to try The Witcher 2 will have to wait a wee bit longer. Developer CD Projekt Red has delayed the release of Assassins of Kings for the 360 due to “expanding and polishing certain elements of the gameplay” and an ongoing legal kerfuffle concerning the game’s distribution overseas. Originally scheduled to ship at the end of this year, the new release date is now set for the first quarter of 2012.

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(PC Review) The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

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“… one of the most satisfying role-playing experiences to come down the pike in some time.”

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