To the average console player, The Witcher 2 will feel markedly different. Though immediately familiar with it’s leveling, quests, crafting and so son, this mature RPG approaches design in a way quite distinct from it’s console peers.
This refined, sophisticated design philosophy has it’s basis in the games origin as a previously PC only franchise. Rather than pandering to the lowest common denominator, The Witcher 2 strives to be different, to take a more measured approach to morality, combat and storytelling. But is it any good? 5/5