Wotcher new Witcher like?

Subject: General Tech | May 20, 2015 - 01:58 PM |
Tagged: The Witcher 3, gaming, CD Projekt RED

The new and not quite as pretty as advertised Witcher is here from CD Projekt RED, available from GoG among other places. Rock, Paper, SHOTGUN have started another one of their ongoing diaries to share their experiences, so far involving a bare bum and the amazing Tutorial Man.  They also went straight for the dream sequence right off the bat; a smart move to get that over and done with in the early stages.  There will be more, as this is a very large game.   If you are looking for more details on graphics settings than to turn off Vidal Sasson, there is a post here discussing the options they used as well as the links below.


"I shall instead run a (mostly) in-character diary series covering my adventures in, presumably, just the earlier stages of CDP’s saucy roleplayer. But for the record, it runs OK if I turn Fancy Hair off but it has crashed twice so far."

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My that's a big world you have there, CD Projekt RED's new Witcher 3 trailer

Subject: General Tech | April 15, 2015 - 01:43 PM |
Tagged: gaming, The Witcher 3, CD Projekt RED

Every trailer of the Witcher 3 so far has made the game look larger and more complex and the latest trailer continues along that vein.  Some scenes will be familiar, such as a certain griffin's head but others are completely new, especially the in town scenes.  The voiceover implies a much greater breadth of choice in how you play the story than the binary elves or humans choice of Witcher 2 but we have been disappointed by other franchises in the past.  Hopefully this game will not disappoint, it has a very devoted team who are not afraid to include uncomfortable choices or nasty dialogue in the world they have created.  It will also be interesting to see how the size of the open world translates into interesting gameplay, especially once you have cleared an area and civilians move in to settle it.  Check out the trailer below and catch additional coverage at Rock, Paper, SHOTGUN ... and maybe even here, you never know.

"Hi, you. That’s The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. Watch this new trailer, it’ll explain.  This shiny new five-minute trailer’s a broad overview of the game, its basic premise, the lay of its land, a few japes, and the sort of larks you’ll get up to."

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CD Projekt RED Cyberpunk 2077 RPG Game Trailer

Subject: General Tech | January 10, 2013 - 08:42 PM |
Tagged: Mike Pondsmith, game, cyberpunk, CD Projekt RED


Courtesy of CD Projekt RED

The gaming studio responsible for the award winning Witcher RPG series, CD Projekt RED, unveiled a trailer for their soon to be released game - Cyberpunk 2077.

Set in the year 2077 and based on the Cyberpunk pen and paper RPG universe created by Mike Pondsmith, Cyberpunk 2077 puts you in the shoes of one of the good guys in this darkly fascinating game. The game itself will be based on the REDEngine gaming engine, also used in CD Projekt RED's Witcher 2 game. If you are a fan of William Gibson and Neuromancer, the Deus Ex series, or just the cyberpunk genre in general, you don't want to miss this one. Cyberpunk 2077 has the promise to be a killer game.

GameTrailers.com sums the game up pretty well:

"Cyberpunk 2077 will be an awesome game about a hero from the streets, from very dangerous streets. Raised from the gutter, he uses ultra-modern technology to stand against large corporations and others who exploit the underprivileged. The lonely rider takes his chopper, tech and the slaughter begins (laughter). Awesomeness in pure form with an engrossing, non-linear story – like an epic movie."

At this point, CD Projekt RED has not released what platforms Cyberpunk 2077 will be released to or when the game will be available for mass consumption.
However, you can get more information on the game from the following sites:

  • GameTrailers Cyberpunk 2077 design team interview - here
  • Cyberpunk 2077 main site - here
  • Cyberpunk 2077 Facebook page - here