Why I’m (Ever So Slightly) Worried About The Witcher 3

Rockpapershotgun: Oh, I do so love a good disclaimer. Why, I think I see one galloping over the hill right now! Look at it go, diving in to interject just as I was about to say something ill-conceived/stupid. So: I largely think The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt looks excellent. I got to watch (though not play, sadly) a new 45 minute demo of it during E3, and it encouraged me to peel off another layer from my carapace of hardened skepticism. There were bustling towns, bizarre characters, and beardly moments of derring do. In the spirit of SENSATIONALIST FEAR, however, I did notice a few cracks in the game’s lovingly rusted witcher armor. These are they.

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joab7771644d ago

I know the author loves the game and is just pointing out a few issues but I am not worried at all about these issues.

If u played either other witcher game, you know combat isnt an issue, especially compared to games like Skyrim. Ppl complained that the Witcher 2 was too hard. I actually want 3 to be harder. And as far as strategy goes, u hav two swords in which each one kills different types of enemies. Also, u hav different skill trees and...I could go on and on...but needless to say...combat is NOT a worry.

Second, story? Really. Its built its legacy on story. Dont worry about a couple lines from a little girl. The story will be amazing!

As far as open worlds go, there will always be fetch quests. My goodness, Skyrim had very boring quests least many of them. What I liked is how they intersected with other quests, and how choices u make can actually change the game. Seriously, this may be the 1st open world game that uses story to help negate these issues.

Expectation can usually only hurt a game. So, I always remain tempered in mine. But this game is one that I worry little about.

Dark111644d ago

" Afterward I went to a demo of Dragon Age Inquisition, and the difference was night and day. DA’s denizens were stuck in their tracks like they were born and raised in a vat of quicksand. No sudden movements. Really just no… movements in general, actually."


F4sterTh4nFTL1644d ago (Edited 1644d ago )

The game is probably complete and CD Projekt RED is going to spend the time remaining polishing the game to masterpiece level of perfection. They really want The Witcher 3 to be remembered as one of the greatest games of all-time and I hope they succeed.

Aussiebeachbabe1644d ago

After seeing how great the witcher 2 was on xb360, I'm not worried the slightest bit. It shall look and play great on EVERY platform.