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The Witcher 2 Assassins of Kings Thread

Discussion in 'Games' started by AsRock, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. 1Kurgan1

    1Kurgan1 The Knife in your Back

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    Thanks to Kreij I will be playing this, so now I got to catch up on news about this game. The videos look very good, but sad to see no decapitations, see him cut right through a guys neck, looked like his head should have popped right off.
     
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    There will be decapitation in the final game. this has been asked in QA thread in official forum. CDPR just didn't like to show gore in press build for some reason (in pre-beta bulid they doesn't even show any blood)
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    Thats good to hear, its not that I have an issue with it not being in game. I play many games without it, but the animations they use look like slashes, the one I seen in the video was clean through, like that guys head should have been gone, seemed immersion breaking. But good to hear it will be in final.
     
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    Because they had to remove the blood in the US version and what you had to do with Witcher 1 was to either get the blood patch or get the European version if the game so you would get the blood spray and it was pretty cool for those who like in game blood as it went a little further than most were you would see it spray across the floor\walls..
     
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    Good news Everyone ! the game has officially gone gold :)

    They also unofficially confirm that they are now working in console version of the game expect 3-4 month till they arrive (just in time for the big brawl with Skyrim and ME3 i suspect :maybe)

    New Eurogamer Preview
    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2011-04-27-the-witcher-2-assassins-of-kings-preview?page=1

    Nothing that we haven't seen so far but have some interesting quote :p
    Strategy Informer preview
    http://www.strategyinformer.com/pc/witcher2/517/preview.html

    and while i'm at it i'll just put two new gameplay video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a48PFVifoq8
    http://www.gamestar.de/index.cfm?pid=1589&pk=18153
     
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    Gone gold tell me that mean nothing to you right ?. Game still could be a pile of poop and still be gold lol. Although happy to hear there making some money of it and hope it's enough to stay in the market.
     
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    Err, I don't quite understand what you're saying here :confused: but gone gold means that the game have finished and now entering the production stage. That mean that we'll now get footage from the final game and not from the preview build (that have a lot work in progress component) and that also means that the game won't be delayed for any reason and we'll get to play it at May 17 :nutkick:. (not me though. I probably play this game after the final exam, if i could resist the temptation :laugh:)
     
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    Umm, last time i heard some thing go gold was due to sale numbers, well GL with your exam
     
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    That's the music industry you're thinking of. AFAIK, going "gold" in the computer industry does and has always meant what he said.
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    Yeah going gold refers to the first disc being made, the master discs that the rest of the discs are made from. Which are gold, or they were, not sure if there is a better material now.
     
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    Two new game-play video
    Living-World : http://www.gametrailers.com/video/exclusive-gameplay-the-witcher/713622#comments_top
    Environment :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90BPECahh3o

    That how you do a living world Bethesda :nutkick:

    I must say I like how CDPR doing their trailer. They just put a bunch of in game footage, add some explanation about the game and called it a called it a day, No Cinematic prerendering bullshit that doesn't represent what you will find in-game.

    Article about The Witcher 2 woman
    http://www.destructoid.com/meet-the-women-of-the-witcher-2-200563.phtml
     
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    Wow look that footage !!! AMAZING !!! So console kids can understand why a game like The Witcher that deserves the best, can not 'exist for consoles !
     
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    Thanks left4lol, that footage was really enjoyable.

    Definitely will be picking up this one. Looks like a much much much higher quality Fable-esque title with more grit and detail.
     
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    I don't see anything in that video that show clear PC superiority over console. This footage however, definitely does ;).
     
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    Has anybody played the first Witcher game?

    Is it worth picking up before this is released?
     
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    Yes, it's worth it but try to get "Enhanced Edition", because it's enhanced:p
     
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    Yeah it's well worth getting even more so since the updates and make sure you get the enhanced version to.

    If you like blood in your game it MIGHT be missing as in the US versions had it took out but there was a patch for it and believe only the European version shipped without modification.

    Which apparently has been improved since i played it
    http://www.moddb.com/mods/the-witcher-perfect-blood-mod
     
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    Definitely worth it
    You could get it from GoG for $5 at May 10
    http://www.gog.com/en/gamecard/the_witcher
    best bang for buck you could possibly get for a game ;)
     
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    I already bought it tonight. The Enhanced version.

    Will start playing tomorrow :toast:
     
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    Started playing, just got to the first small town with the inn. It's pretty fun so far. I'm not sure if I like the combat system, of point and click, but I think it will get better with more upgrades and such.

    Interface is VERY confusing.
     
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    New Preview
    http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/previews/60179/The-Witcher-2-Assassins-of-Kings-Preview
    Video from that preview
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50hbPeMLG5E

    Skip to 6:38 for combat. the combat look awesome in this video even at the early stage. the boss battle with the spider queen at the end of the video looks really challenging.
    The interface is fine you just needed some time getting used to. the combat system is pretty fun once you get some new sword combo and sign. try to upgrade your sign if you want more variation in combat, fighting with only sword is a sure way to get your ass handed in this game. This game gameplay strongest point is it alchemy system, so try to get used to it.

    PS: Make sure to upgrade your aard sign till at least level 2 if you don't want to get into the most frustrating battle on this game ;).
     
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    The sequel looks great, I hope I can max out the settings.

    I'll remember that about the alchemy, I chose the normal difficulty setting and I think it recommended that I use it. I'm still a little derpy on the interface, I'll have to go through it again lolz but otherwise, great game so far.
     

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