Send News. Want a reply? Read this. More in the FAQ.   News Forum - All Forums - Mobile - PDA - RSS Headlines  RSS Headlines   Twitter  Twitter
Customize
User Settings
Styles:
LAN Parties
Upcoming one-time events:

Regularly scheduled events

The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April

GOG.com announces plans for The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition, following in the footsteps of the acclaimed Enhanced Edition of the first installment in their action/RPG series. They say the Enhanced Edition is due on April 17th. that anyone who buys The Witcher 2 between now and then gets the upgrade for free, and as further incentive, that the game is currently on sale for 15% off. Here's word on the new edition:

New major adventures set in new locations. These consist of an underground system of chambers beneath Loc Muine and a temperate coniferous forest in the Loc Muine mountains, and a secret cave passage. These new adventures will add several hours of story-based gameplay to the game.

New major characters to the Witcher story. One of them is Brigida Papebrock Dame. This noble woman comes from the Temerian family Papebrock and is a 30 year old lady-in-waiting of the Temerian court. The other characters are secret--for now!

All new animations and cut scenes, including a new, three and a half minute pre-rendered cinematic depicting the assassination of King Demavend of Aedirn. BAFTA Award winner and Academy Award nominee Tomasz Baginski brings this key historical event to life, setting the stage for the story told in The Witcher 2.

View
36. Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Jan 28, 2012, 06:43 theyarecomingforyou
 
The Witcher 2 was a PC game through-and-through. Yes, it supported controllers and had features to assist with users wishing to play with them but decent games have - depending on genre - supported joysticks / controllers / wheels for years. And to suggest it's a console port for not including 'numerical bindings' for dialogue is bollocks; games stopped doing that because it looks shit and breaks immersion. And it's stupid to criticise the interface when the previous original PC-only game was a complete clusterfuck in the department - if The Witcher is what a PC game inventory looks like I'd rather all games were designed for consoles.

They dramatically improved the interface, accessibility and aesthetics and yet people still moan. PC developers can't win. If you release a PC game afterwards, you get moaned at for releasing a console port; if you release the PC game a year before the console version... then it's still a console port. Appreciate the game for what it is - one of the best RPGs in the past decade.

I really feel sorry for the people always moaning about every little thing around here. Why can't you just enjoy your life instead of trying to find the negative in everything? It's people like you guys that are the reason PC developers move over to consoles, as you bitch and moan about everything and make ridiculous leaps to attribute everything to dumbing down for consoles.
 
Avatar 22891
 
SteamID: theyarecomingforyou
Star Citizen: Blue's News
Previous Post Next Post Reply Quote Edit Delete Report
 
    Date Subject Author
  1. Jan 26, 20:59 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Pineapple Ferguson
  2. Jan 26, 21:03  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Draugr
  3. Jan 26, 21:04 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April siapnar
  4. Jan 26, 21:10  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April eRe4s3r
  5. Jan 26, 21:20   Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Frijoles
  6. Jan 26, 21:31 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April ochentay4
  7. Jan 26, 22:36  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April nin
  8. Jan 26, 23:02 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Creston
  10. Jan 26, 23:58  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April xXBatmanXx
  11. Jan 27, 00:08   Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Sepharo
  12. Jan 27, 00:44    Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April xXBatmanXx
  24. Jan 27, 09:48   Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April necrosis
  25. Jan 27, 10:24    Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Shok
  9. Jan 26, 23:11 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April jacobvandy
  13. Jan 27, 01:29 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Cutter
  14. Jan 27, 01:43  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Jerykk
  15. Jan 27, 05:39   Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Cutter
  16. Jan 27, 06:51    Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Overon
  17. Jan 27, 08:01   Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Slashman
  18. Jan 27, 08:38 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Verno
  19. Jan 27, 09:10 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Lobster
  20. Jan 27, 09:14 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April VogelAP
  22. Jan 27, 09:36  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Iurand
  23. Jan 27, 09:36  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Dev
  31. Jan 27, 16:43  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April eRe4s3r
  32. Jan 27, 16:49   Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April nin
  33. Jan 27, 18:24    Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April eRe4s3r
  21. Jan 27, 09:20 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Bumpy
  27. Jan 27, 15:28  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Mordecai Walfish
  28. Jan 27, 16:15   Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Verno
  34. Jan 27, 22:25    Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Satoru
  35. Jan 27, 23:44     Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Bumpy
  39. Jan 30, 08:55     Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Verno
  26. Jan 27, 13:38 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April JediPunisher
  29. Jan 27, 16:21 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April avianflu
  30. Jan 27, 16:25  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Dev
>> 36. Jan 28, 06:43 Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April theyarecomingforyou
  37. Jan 28, 09:58  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Bumpy
  38. Jan 28, 15:41  Re: The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition in April Jerykk


footer

.. .. ..

Blue's News logo