Originally Posted by ryboto
Never played the Witcher games, is this similar to an Elder Scrolls? At least in this trailer, open world, RPG, swords/magic...similar, yes/no?
Going by what you have said, yes. Open-world(did anyone see the controllable boats/sailboats in The Beggining video?
), RPG, swords/magic...is similar...
But The Witcher is a completely different beast. A HUGE beast. The set&setting is worlds better from any Elder's Scroll game. Elder Scrolls are more sandboxy, The Witcher's games are heavily relient on it's lore and history...and believe me, the history is a good one. Choices matter. Geralt is BY FAR one of the best characters in video games, and his philosophy/credo and psichology is greatly portrayed in the games. He's not your usual end-all-evils hero, more like an skeptic anti-hero. There's no good-bad in The Witcher, only shades of grey and whichever consequences your actions bring. The games are mature enough to avoid silly fantastic BS and go where the meat is at.
Pick up the two games. On Good Old Games(CDProjektRED own digital distribution system, if you buy there you're giving them more money to make more awesome games and it's completely DRM free) and Steam, The Witcher Enhanced Edition Director's Cut is @ 9.99 and The Witcher 2: Assasins of Kings Enhanced Edition is @19.99 right now. For 30 bucks/euros/pounds you'll get two games with many hours of freakin' awesome gameplay and history and you'll be set for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
The Witcher 1:
The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
http://store.steampowered.com/app/20920/Edited by Nonehxc - 6/11/13 at 6:40am