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Witcher 2 mod tools to debut at Gamescom

By Steve Watts, Aug 10, 2012 9:00am PDT

The Witcher 2 will debut its REDkit mod tools at GamesCom, CD Projekt RED has announced.


"Cool, I wonder how far you will be able to push the tools, its a very nice engine that is for sure."

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Witcher series sells 4 million

By Steve Watts, Jul 12, 2012 6:00am PDT

The Witcher franchise has sold 4 million copies between its first and second game, across a variety of platforms.


"Yeah, I couldn't get into Witcher 1, Witcher 2 was my GOTY 2011"

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The Witcher 2 heading to Mac this fall

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2012 11:05am PDT

CD Projekt RED announced today that The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is coming to the Mac this fall.


"Now if only they'd make the Mac port (along with that for The Witcher) available from GOG--!"

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The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition field report

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2012 1:00pm PDT

A look at the Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings console port, having previously only known the game by its reputation.


"The first time I played, I immediately discovered how broken Quen was on Hard difficulty. This ..."

- Dr_Tran see all 10 comments

Witcher 2 interactive comic on iOS App Store

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2012 2:45pm PDT

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings launches today on consoles, and to mark the occasion CD Projekt RED has released an interactive comic for free on the iOS App Store.


The Witcher 2 Enhanced Edition launches

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 17, 2012 6:15am PDT

At the tolling of the witching hour last night, CD Projekt RED released the 'Enhanced Edition' patch for The Witcher 2 on PC to herald the launch of its Xbox 360 edition today. The hours of new content made for consoleers have been patched in for PCnauts too.


"That's a nice trailer. If I wasn't planning to buy Witcher 2, I would definitely buy it after ..."

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CD Projekt Red swears off DRM

By Steve Watts, Mar 12, 2012 12:00pm PDT

The CEO of CD Projekt Red has claimed that DRM simply does not work, and promised that its games will "never use any DRM anymore."


"There are a few games I have that still work even with steam closed. Mostly small indie stuff ..."

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Witcher 2 on Xbox 360: changing the console RPG experience

By Kat Bailey, Jan 26, 2012 11:00am PST

After playing the Xbox 360 version of the Witcher 2 at an event in San Francisco, the Shacknews Game of the Year looks poised to make its move from PC to console in top form.


"Man, Kat replacing Xav on Weekend Confirmed would be awesome. I've missed her monotone voice ..."

- sickVisionz see all 27 comments

The Witcher 2 'Enhanced Edition' on Xbox 360 this April

By Xav de Matos, Jan 26, 2012 10:26am PST

The Witcher 2 is coming to the Xbox 360 on April 17 in a worldwide release. Developer CD Projekt RED has revealed what makes this version special and announced two editions of the game.


"Out standing news Xav thanks man, that is two rad PC tid bits for today \m/"

- valcan_s see all 20 comments

2011 Game of the Year - The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

By Shack Staff, Jan 20, 2012 12:00pm PST

Shacknews is proud to announce that our 2011 Game of the Year is The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, from developer CD Projekt RED. Read why we picked it, here!


"Excellent choice for GotY! It's nice to see a game that actually deserves it get it, rather than ..."

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CD Projekt Red halts legal threats against pirates

By Steve Watts, Jan 12, 2012 11:00am PST

CD Projekt Red has announced it will immediately stop sending legal notices to suspected pirates, after some users raised concerns that it may accidentally target innocent victims.


"Also, "deluded", and "Supreme Court Justice", not Judge. Also, regarding your "physical ..."

- TheMongbat see all 102 comments

CD Projekt Red suing Witcher 2 pirates

By Steve Watts, Dec 15, 2011 5:00pm PST

CD Projekt Red is taking legal action against pirates of The Witcher 2, and says it is only pursuing in cases that they are "100 percent sure" of piracy.


"This. Anti-piracy crap makes me chuckle. If someone finishes a game and gives it to me, no ..."

- ChaosNovaXZ see all 28 comments

The Witcher 2 digital sales breakdown: 81% through Steam

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 10, 2011 9:30am PST

Steam accounted for 81% of all The Witcher 2 digital sales in the first six months, CD Projekt has revealed by announcing its digital sales figures. GOG rung up 35% of the 240,000-odd sales, while all other platforms combined only made up 4%.


"I am surprised it didn't have more as well. I bought it at full price at launch from GOG to ..."

- ROCKETR see all 28 comments

The Witcher 2 Xbox 360 version published by Warner Bros

By Steve Watts, Oct 21, 2011 4:00pm PDT

The Witcher 2 has found a partner on the Xbox 360; Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment will handle North American publishing duties for the console version.


"I wonder which part of the single-player campaign they're going to lock out for the online pass. ..."

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The Witcher 2 Xbox 360 delayed into Q1 2012

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 01, 2011 7:00am PDT

The Xbox 360 edition of tip-top RPG The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings has been delayed from the last quarter of this year into the first quarter of next, for a dash of extra polish.


"I... can't even tell if you're being serious. But even as a PC gamer, I'm gonna straight out say ..."

- PlayfulPuppy see all 12 comments