The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Editorials
It’s because Yennefer had a theme song written by Priscilla, isn’t it? There’s no other way that ice queen could win against a redhead. If you agree, that’s fine. If you don’t, that’s fine as well. The numbers do not care however, leaving us with a clear winner of the 2016 Miss Wolf Tamer Contest – black is the new black as Yennefer of Vengerberg takes the cake. Admittedly, the choice was a hard one, so how exactly did that happen? Now here’s an interesting question, one we asked CD Projekt Red directly. And guess what? They provided some in-depth answers, which you can find in our article, along with the results of a survey on Geralt’s love life carried out among a group of players.
The gaming community loves to complain that video games nowadays are too short or at least much shorter than in good old times. But the thing is that no matter if it’s an FPS that lasts for a single evening or a sandbox that wants you to give up on your daily job, not many players actually finish the games they buy. The data on achievements collected by Steam and PSN says it all. Still, since it’s not the length that’s the real issue, then what is?
The release of the Blood and Wine expansion is slowly drawing near. Blood always marks the witcher’s path. As to wine, it flows from the Duchy of Toussaint, the land of court affairs, chivalry, and romance. This description, as concise as it is, could use some fleshing out. Using the original source material, namely the Witcher book series, we’ve prepared a short, non-spoilery introduction to the upcoming, possibly last, episode of Geralt’s adventures.
As Blood and Wine, the second expansion for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, will be released within the next few months, it would be high time we learned something new about CD Projekt Red’s latest creation. We talked with Marcin Przybylowicz, composer for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Cyberpunk 2077, and discussed the creative process of writing music for a video game, involvement of Percival, Polish folk band, in the project, and Cracow Film Music Festival.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is considered by many people around the world a perfect RPG game, and even though there are some flaws, they are mostly technical. In terms of gameplay and story, the game seems to be complete and perfect. In this case, you might be surprised to hear that there was actually some content cut out of the game… and a lot of meaningful content that is. Take a look at all the information that we were able to collect about game mechanics, monsters, quests or NPCs that were deleted at various stage of development of the Wild Hunt.
The Witcher brand has a long tradition in Poland where it was born, with fame and a number of fans no lesser than Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. In the West, however, people heard about Geralt of Rivia just recently, after the first game was released – and they really loved The Witcher’s world after the release of Wild Hunt, just a couple of months ago. So we present you this feature – a brief history of the aforementioned brand. But it’s not an elaborate, boring work – just 10 points, 10 interesting facts about Andrzej Sapkowski’s books and their adaptations. Enjoy!
The third Witcher may be less than six months old, and the Official Mod Kit was released just recently, but the members of the gaming community have been very busy working on new, homemade improvements ever since the game’s launch. However, while the CDPR systematically enhances their already ridiculously rich game with new patches, the fans – eager to keep The Wild Hunt alive for as long as humanly possible – are never content with the amount. And so they were, are, and will keep making user content for the game; the list of available original mods has already topped 500 items.
Can we continue the game once the main storyline is completed? Will Ciri be a playable character at any given moment? Can we drink elixirs during combat? We’ve collected several dozen of the most burning questions in relation to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. The answers to the most difficult ones were given by developers from CD Projekt RED.
For obvious reasons, most of the questions about the details of the story were avoided. With the exception of the information about the locations in which the plot will be set, the article contains no spoilers.
We have already known a lot about world of Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, but what about technical aspects of the game? Those were the things we decided to focus on during our talk with Adam Badowski, the Managing Director of CD Projekt RED.
If you’re looking for an answer on the most pressing question “how fast the PC version will run on the recommended configuration” you will find it in our interview.
Our video recap summarizes the origins of the eponymous character, as well as, that of Ciri, a crucial character in the Wild Hunt game. What makes Ciri so special? Why are hers and Geralt’s fates connected? And most importantly, why is the Hunt chasing the female protagonist? Find out that and more, while avoiding major spoilers from the games.
So far we know quite a lot about the third installment of The Witcher series, however, we haven’t put enough attention on its musical setting. We decided to correct that mistake and take you behind the scenes of the soundtrack creation process, especially that it really is impressive.
Marcin Przybylowicz, the person responsible for that very aspect of the next game from CD Projekt RED, helped expand our knowledge of the matter. We also asked him, among other things, what folk themes inspired the musicians as well as what lead to parting ways with Gene Rozenberg.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is the third edition of the very popular RPG game series created by the Polish CD Projekt RED studio. The first game was launched in 2007 and it is based on the stories of the wildly popular books written by Andrzej Sapkowski. The game is dedicated to personal computers, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4 users. Release is scheduled for 24th of February 2015.
In this article we gathered the most important information about this product that has been disclosed so far. All the facts are divided into thematic categories – the list can be seen on the right. The compendium will be updated regularly with further revelations.