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Ive looked online and i see alot of pics and a few vids, but i still dont know what this game is about or even WHATS THE PREMICE??

Can someone just tell me in a nutshell what this game is, im looking to acquire it but dont want to before i know what its about.
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In a nutshell. Look at our offical witcher 2 thread.

But it's a RPG made by CD Projekt. Fantastic devs. It focus's on Gerald I think it is. Don't quote me on that I haven't had a chance to play it yet. It has fantastic graphics that push even our machines now, it's a very deep RPG that throws you in the deep end and you sort of have to learn how to play. Great combat, combines magic and all sorts. Fanstastic game. You would be in for a treat.

If your looking to support a great pc dev and want a good game. Buy it. But I would finish the first one because you can import your char and influence the 2nd very very heavily.
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It is a semi-linear RPG that is more appealed to a hardcore audience. It's not open world but it has multiple endings. You can compare it to Heavy Rain and Fallout New Vegas for story frame. (Both of those use a multiple ending frame as well.) The graphics are above average (coding is terrible so it requires more computer resources) and can be compared to God Of War 3 or Heavy Rain as far a detail goes. The story you will have to purchase the game and find out. I am to leave out any story spoilers.
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In a nutshell. Look at our offical witcher 2 thread.

But it's a RPG made by CD Projekt. Fantastic devs. It focus's on Gerald I think it is. Don't quote me on that I haven't had a chance to play it yet. It has fantastic graphics that push even our machines now, it's a very deep RPG that throws you in the deep end and you sort of have to learn how to play. Great combat, combines magic and all sorts. Fanstastic game. You would be in for a treat.

If your looking to support a great pc dev and want a good game. Buy it. But I would finish the first one because you can import your char and influence the 2nd very very heavily.
What is it about, it cant be just some random RGP with no goal? Is there a princess to save, a dragon to slay, money to be made? What
PS. Thanks now i need to get TWO new games
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What is it about, it cant be just some random RGP with no goal? Is there a princess to save, a dragon to slay, money to be made? What
PS. Thanks now i need to get TWO new games
http://lmgtfy.com/?q=The+Witcher+2

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What is it about, it cant be just some random RGP with no goal? Is there a princess to save, a dragon to slay, money to be made? What
PS. Thanks now i need to get TWO new games
It's about all of that

There's alot of sex, blood and fighting oh and magic. I haven't played it so I can't give you a story line But that's what wikipedia is for

I'm pretty sure it's more of the normal RPG, fight people save people. Save world.
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It's about all of that

There's alot of sex, blood and fighting oh and magic. I haven't played it so I can't give you a story line But that's what wikipedia is for

I'm pretty sure it's more of the normal RPG, fight people save people. Save world.
yes, but its deeper, people have motivations.

There is no HAHAHA IM THE GOOD GUY. HAHAHAHA IM THE BAD GUY. Everyone has different motivations for what they do, and the actions they take, its up to the player to decide who is good or perhaps less bad than another choice.

there are 4 beginnings and 16 endings for the game in total. all based on the actions you take in the game.





the last trailer is my favorite. i love that song.
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It is a semi-linear RPG that is more appealed to a hardcore audience. It's not open world but it has multiple endings. You can compare it to Heavy Rain and Fallout New Vegas for story frame. (Both of those use a multiple ending frame as well.) The graphics are above average (coding is terrible so it requires more computer resources) and can be compared to God Of War 3 or Heavy Rain as far a detail goes. The story you will have to purchase the game and find out. I am to leave out any story spoilers.
Do you have proof that it's poorly coded?
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Do you have proof that it's poorly coded?
There is a game on the PS3 called Final Fantasy XIII. It looks better than The Witcher 2 hands down and does not require as much resources. There are many games that require less resources that look better (textures, draw distance). Oh and the A.I. needs another $10 mil improvement. You really see where the company put that 8 mil. If they spent more $ the coding could of been better as to not require as many resources as it does, make it look a little better and make the A.I. not suck.
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