Xbox Live – A Week of Deals (1/21 – 1/27)

This week of deals contains even a Xbox One item! However, there are some nice Xbox 360 games to take advantage of here. Role playing gamers in particular should check out Final Fantasy XIII-2 and Witcher 2 if they haven’t done so yet. You will even see a discount to Call of Duty: Ghosts?! How did you sneak in there? Name Type Discount Powerstar Golf Xbox One 20% to 25% off Call of Duty: Gho...

The Witcher 2 Launches With a Trailer

  The Witcher 2 Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition hit store shelves for its Xbox 360 release a couple of days ago, and to get it off the ground with a bang, CDProjekt, the developers of the epic fantasy RPG, have released a launch trailer full of stirring vocals and dramatic cutscenes. The Enhanced Edition of The Witcher 2 features new cutscenes throughout the game to better explain the sto...

The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition Review

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition Developer: CDProjekt Red Publisher: Warner Bros. Games Platform: Xbox 360 (reviewed), PC Release Date: April 17, 2012 Price: $59.99 (Available Here) Overview It’s not every day that an RPG like The Witcher 2 comes around. The gritty, realistic world is portrayed is more reminiscent of Game of Thrones than it is Warcraft, and everything from ...

The Witcher 2 Kingslayer Trailer Has One Problem: You

WB Games and CD Projekt Red have released a new trailer in preparation for the launch of the Xbox 360 version of The Witcher 2. The video focuses on the game’s antagonist, the Kingslayer. But are all villains truly as they seem? While the trailer ploughs up a whole load of mystery, one thing is clear: whoever the Kingslayer is, you (as Geralt, the title Witcher) are standing in his way. And ...

The Witcher 2 Xbox 360 version to be released April 17

While many of us have heard great things about The Witcher 2, plenty of people lack an adequate computer to join Geralt on his amazing journey but the announcement of an Xbox 360 port of the title last year filled many of us with hope. Now it may have taken some time but today Warner Bros. has officially set a launch date for CD Projekt Red’s The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. Fans can expec...

CD Projekt RED set the lawyers on Witcher 2 pirates

In what could be seen by many as a complete turn around regarding their views and stance on piracy, CD Projekt RED have sent out thousands of legal notices to alleged German pirates of the Witcher 2, asking for payment for the game and threatening court action for any non compliance. Not long ago, Marcin Iwinski, co-founder and CEO of the studio spoke out against the use of DRM as an anti-piracy m...

Marcin Iwinski, a man of…well…intelligence

“I do not believe in forcing anyone to buy our game. If they do not want it and they pirated it, it means we did not have the right offer for them – maybe the price was too high and they will buy it later on a year or two after the release when it will be more affordable.” – CD Projekt CEO and Co-founder Marcin Iwinski (known for The Witcher 2 amongst many many others). I found t...

The Witcher 2 updated to 2.0 on PC & Xbox 360

At GamesCom 2011 today, CD Projekt said that they will be upgrading The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings. On September 29, there will be an automatic update that will be free and include a new tutorial, a “Dark Mode” difficulty, and the addition of an “Arena Mode.” The Dark Mode is similar to Insane Mode, but will allow for saving. The Arena Mode is an arena style survival mod...

What are we playing this week?

Editor-in-chief: MasterAbbott Scene is set : Capsule Computers Head Quarters (somewhere in the world) MasterAbbott walks into the interrogation room, wearing a slick brown suit and a matching fedora hat. He takes a seat, stares down his suspect, then begins his questioning. MasterAbbott : So, could you tell me where you were on the night of the 14th of October 1977 ? Suspect : LOOK I DIDN’T DO IT ...

The Witcher 2 censored a bit in Australia

The Witcher 2 is getting an MA 15+ rating in Australia, and that means that certain features in the game must be censored.  Luckily, the censors present in the Witcher 2 are small: the Witcher can’t accept sex as a reward for completing a side quest. Namco Bandai removed the “feature” but the quest and NPC are still in the game; the reward options are simply different.  For examp...

The Witcher 2 Video Presentation and FAQ

CD Projekt, the developers of the highly anticipated RPG ‘The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings’ recently held a keynote presentation at CD Projekt Spring Conference last Thursday. The event was live stremed via the internet and showcased many of the game’s new features and gameplay. Right now there are probably some people kicking themselves for missing it. Lucky, the full video presentation, complete...

The Witcher 2 to be DRM-free only on GOG.com

While many readers may be familiar with Good Old Games as a provider of retro and classic PC games, they will also be distributing a more modern RPG this spring. The Witcher 2, sequel to CD Projekt Red’s 2007 RPG, will be released on several digital distribution platforms on May 17th. GOG however will be the only distributor to be offering the game completely free of DRM. While this is stand...

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