90°
Submitted by Lavalamp 454d ago | preview

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Preview: A More Tactical RPG Combat | The Escapist

The Escapist: "Confession time: I've never played a Witcher game. The first one was originally released on PC, I'm a console gamer, so it just didn't work out, and I let it pass me by even when the series made the move to consoles. From what I've seen of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, I probably shouldn't make that mistake again. Even though the hour-long presentation at CD Projekt Red's booth was marred by crashes and technical issues, I still walked away thinking that The Witcher 3 looked like my kind of game." (PC, PS4, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Xbox One)

FateoftheGame  +   454d ago
Hey, this is Jed Pressgrove from fateofthegame.com. I was pleased to read "A More Tactical RPG Combat" in your headline. The Witcher 2 was already a very tactical RPG that required you to integrate sword fighting, magic, and bombs/traps to become the best of the best. Based on what I've played, the only RPGs that rival The Witcher 2's combat depth are the better strategy RPGs or the first two Fallout games (I've heard that Dragon's Dogma is great in this regard, too). So if The Witcher 3 has an even more in-depth combat system, I'm sure it will be mind-blowing.
#1 (Edited 454d ago ) | Agree(1) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
Pug  +   454d ago
Agreed I remember playing Witcher 2 after Skyrim and charged into battle only to get completely trounced by the enemy...I was like what the heck this is great!! Finally an RPG that really tests you out in terms of combat and sword skill. If Witcher 3 is going even further then that's great, bring it on. Best action RPG of this generation by a mile.
D3athc3ll  +   454d ago
I win!!
D3athc3ll  +   454d ago
or not! Still second place though!!
Modi1984  +   454d ago
hands down .. best wRPG ever.
#4 (Edited 454d ago ) | Agree(5) | Disagree(0) | Report | Reply
PFFT  +   454d ago
I highly agree. The Witcher is the best hands down!
SlapHappyJesus  +   454d ago
Agreed.
Just an all around great package. Good gameplay, writing and deep mechanics. Hell, there's even actual choice . . . in an rpg!
Isn't that something?
Locksus  +   454d ago
This was the best game of E3 in my opinion. Nothing else didn't look nearly as interesting and awesome as this one did.
SlapHappyJesus  +   454d ago
The Witcher series does well at blending action and elements of strategy. Truly an action-rpg done right.
It plays well, but has a lot of depth and mechanics to it.

CD Projekt knows their stuff.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
10°

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate (PS Vita) Review - Push Square

10m ago - Push Square: "If you're a Vita-only gamer, then Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate should provide you wit... | PS Vita
40°

Destiny review: It's a small world after all [SideQuesting]

19m ago - Rexly Penaflorida II of SideQuesting writes: "Destiny follows a main story, but after those mi... | Xbox 360
20°

Bungie Weekly Update - 09/19/2014

30m ago - DeeJ: This week at Bungie, we were able to collect a full sampling of life in the world of Des... | Xbox 360
30°

Full List and Description of Badges in NBA 2K15

35m ago - The NBA 2K15 developer team has released the full list and description of the badges in the game.... | PC
Ad

Destiny The Game

Now - Explore Mars, Rediscover Venus, Reclaim the moon, Protect Earth. Become Legend. The wait is over! Destiny is now available to play, Pick up your... | Promoted post
40°

TX Racing Wheel Ferrari 458 Italia Edition - Xbox one - Unboxing - First Impressions

1h ago - An unboxing and first impressions of the TX Racing Wheel Ferrari 458 Italia Edition racing wheel... | Xbox One
Related content from friends