The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

Spotlight

FeatureThe future of GOG: mod support, Steam rivalry and problematic tweets

"Every game you buy which includes DRM is, in a way, inferior."

Digital FoundryThe Witcher 2 Time-Lapse #3 Video

The last in a series of three Witcher 2 time-lapses from creators CD Projekt Red.

Digital FoundryThe Witcher 2 Time-Lapse #2 Video

The second in a series of time-lapse videos showing the astonishing REDengine at work.

Key events

27th September 2011

The Witcher 2 2.0 patch notes

New Netflix The Witcher trailer finally gives us a release date

There's also something about a bathtub.

It's our first look at Henry Cavill as Geralt in Netflix's The Witcher

UPDATE: Triss Merigold actress revealed as well.

FeatureThe future of GOG: mod support, Steam rivalry and problematic tweets

"Every game you buy which includes DRM is, in a way, inferior."

Sounds like Cyberpunk 2077 decided against multiplayer

Witcher encouraging words to hear.

Digital FoundryHow does Xbox One X's 4K-enhanced Witcher 2 compare with PC?

CD Projekt Red's vintage 2011 visuals still look great - even on ultra HD screens.

CD Projekt Red: "We leave greed to others"

Witcher maker tries to calm Cyberpunk 2077 concerns.

Unseen footage from a forgotten Witcher game

History could have taken us drowner a very different path.

FeatureThe voice behind The Witcher

How a Bournemouth lecturer became Geralt of Rivia.

It's been a great year for Witcher 3 dev CD Projekt. Now what?

Witcher expansion! Cyberpunk 2077! And... virtual reality?

The Witcher 2 headlines Xbox One January back-compatibility games

UPDATE: CDProjekt's role-player now free in the UK.

Witcher feature film planned for 2017, will begin a series

Doesn't have anything to do with CD Projekt Red.

The Witcher is getting a pen-and-paper RPG

Developed by Cyberpunk 2020 company R.Talsorian Games

Get Witcher 2 free in the GOG autumn sale

Sale away, sale away, sale away.

FeatureThe Witcher game that never was

Made in Poland but not by CD Projekt Red.

Obama praises Witcher 2, but it doesn't sound like he played it

"I confess, I'm not very good at video games..."

Play The Witcher 1 & 2 free on Steam this weekend

Or pay a paltry £3 for TW2, or £1.39 for TW1.

Departed Witcher 3 devs: "There is no bad blood"

"We did everything to make sure nothing bad happens."

The Witcher gets a board game spin-off

By Fantasy Flight Games.

2013 Steam Holiday Sale offers wicked bargains

BioShock! Batman! Monaco! More!

FeatureSeeing Red: The story of CD Projekt

How the studio behind The Witcher went from a Polish car park to open world glory.

CD Projekt Red announces 6 million The Witcher sales

Oh, what a bit of Polish will do.

Torchlight 1 free on GOG for 48 hours to kick off summer sale

Ain't never seen so much D&D so cheap.

The Witcher 2 development tools released for free

Create your own Witcher mods or entirely new RPGs.

GOG End of the World sale has some cracking deals

Witcher 2 $7.50, FTL $5, etc. and then there's the bundles.

Ever wondered what the author of The Witcher books thinks about the games?

UPDATE: CD Projekt Red managing director responds.

VideoThe Witcher 2 debut trailer on Mac

On three platforms now!

The Witcher 2 launches on Mac today, both on Steam and GOG

UPDATE: 50 Mac games on GOG! REDkit modding tool due next year! Cyberpunk gets 2077 subtitle!

Industry offers mixed response to new Australian R18+ rating

Guidelines say that games may have "greater impact" on minors than film.

REDkit modding toolset announced for The Witcher 2

Make your own "complex and non-linear adventures".

Witcher dev CD Projekt Red explains Multiplayer Programmer job ad

"There's still a lot of space for innovation in the RPG genre."

The Witcher 2 sales top 1.7 million

One week 30% off sale now live, Mac release soon.

Digital FoundryThe Making of The Witcher 2

From the archive: Digital Foundry on the genesis of the epic RPG and its miraculous Xbox 360 adaptation.

Digital FoundryThe Witcher 2 Time-Lapse #3 Video

The last in a series of three Witcher 2 time-lapses from creators CD Projekt Red.

Digital FoundryThe Witcher 2 Time-Lapse #2 Video

The second in a series of time-lapse videos showing the astonishing REDengine at work.

Digital FoundryThe Witcher 2 Time-Lapse #1 Video

The first in a series of three engine-driven time-lapses created by CD Projekt Red.

UK Top 40: The Witcher 2 conjures first place

FIFA Street booted off top spot.

PodcastEurogamer.net Podcast 109: Fez! Trials! Witcher!

Oli and the Toms talk XBLA's greatest and the world's worst tutorial before playing some music!

VideoThe Witcher 2 choir belt it out video

How the choral magic happens.

Digital FoundryThe Witcher 2 Xbox 360 Cut-Scene Performance Video

A look at how the RED Engine copes on the Xbox 360 during the more taxing cut-scene sequences.

Digital FoundryThe Witcher 2 Xbox 360 Gameplay Performance Video

Combat scenes analysed in CD Projekt RED's phenomenal Xbox 360 conversion of The Witcher 2.

VideoThe Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition Xbox 360 launch trailer

Vast fantasy role-player due for launch on Tuesday.

Witcher 2 Xbox 360 goes on sale early at Tesco

UPDATE: Namco Bandai asks supermarket to pull game off shelves.

Digital FoundryThe Witcher 2: Enhanced 360 vs. Non-Enhanced PC Video

Comparing the patched (but not Enhanced) PC version of the Witcher running at close to max settings, with the newly launched Xbox 360 Enhanced Edition.

GOG.com: Steam sales send wrong message to gamers

"This game, simply put, isn't worth very much."

The Witcher interactive comic announced for iOS, The Witcher: Enhanced Edition for Mac

Plus, Namco confirms GAME will stock The Witcher 2 on Xbox 360.

VideoThe Witcher 2 cinematic reveals backstory

Arty animation contains Witcher 1 spoilers.

Witcher dev giving away "legendary" PC RPG free on GOG.com on Thursday

Plus: More detail on "extraordinary" Spring Conference announcement.

VideoThe Witcher 2 February press event video

Can you spot Eurogamer's John Bedford?

The Witcher 2 360 'Dark Edition' sells out in UK

Collector's Edition remains a GAME exclusive.

VideoBehind the scenes of The Witcher 2 cinematic trailer

Painstaking CGI work, mo-cap revealed.

CD Projekt recommends installing Witcher 2 360 to hard drive

"You'll experience some better visual quality."

VideoThe Witcher 2 on Xbox 360 footage

Meet the characters in April's console version.

VideoThe Witcher 2 Xbox 360 enhanced edition trailer

PC role-player reaches Xbox in April.

The Witcher 2 sold 1.1 million copies in 2011

The Witcher 1 sold 400,000.

Will there be a PS3 version of The Witcher 2?

It would need new content, CD Projekt tells Eurogamer.

VideoThe Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition Xbox 360 trailer

Developers reveal how player choice affects the game.

VideoThe Witcher 2 Xbox 360 version cinematic trailer

PC role-player lands on 16th April.

VideoThe Witcher 2 Xbox 360 enhancements trailer

Fresh missions and other console content.

The Witcher 2 Xbox 360 release date announced

CD Projekt details Enhanced Edition, Dark Edition.

Stream games with Gaikai on Eurogamer.net right now

Play FIFA 12, Crysis 2, The Witcher 2 and Magicka in your web browser.

CD Projekt responds to demanding nearly €1000 from alleged pirates

Says it only takes legal action when "100% sure".

Witcher 2 headlines GOG.com Christmas sale

Bundled with Witcher 1 for £14.99.

The Witcher 2 pirated 4.5 million times, reckons CD Projekt

Studio boss reiterates "DRM does not work".

GOG.com to take on Steam, Origin with addition of new games

Will come at a new, higher price point.

CD Projekt: Witcher 2 GOG.com sales vindicate DRM-free decision

35,000 copies sold over the first 6 months.

FeatureHow Bad is PC Piracy Really?

DRM or not to DRM, that is the question.

The Witcher 2 2.0 patch notes

Modes aside, what's changed?

New Witcher 2 on Xbox 360 details

Even more content, two discs, more.

CDP teases Witcher 2 expansion, Witcher 3

Still "at least one big title ahead of us".

Witcher 2 2.0 dated and detailed

Plus, new info on Xbox 360 version.

VideoThe Witcher 2 on Xbox 360 trailer

Ported from PC early next year.

Witcher 2 sales are nearly 1 million

Takes PC RPG two months.

Witcher 2 2.0 update adds Dark Mode

Arena Mode and tutorial also coming.

Witcher 2 Xbox 360 delayed to 2012

CDP to "polish the title to perfection".

Free DLC with Witcher 2 patch 1.3

And no more punching Vergen woman.

Witcher 2 Xbox easy difficulty is easier

"We do want to make it accessible."

CD Projekt hypes Witcher 2 Xbox visuals

Aiming for PC graphics on medium settings.

Witcher 2 PS3: dev "would love" to do it

CD Projekt wants "a good PS3 developer".

FeatureCheap This Week - 09/06/11

Arkham City! Mass Effect 3! Witcher 2!

VideoThe Witcher 2 Xbox 360 reveal teaser

PC role-player confirmed for console.

The Witcher 2 update 1.2 detailed

Find out how to give Geralt a haircut.

Witcher 2 patch 1.2 arrives tomorrow

Brings new Barbers & Coiffueses DLC.

Witcher 2 on Xbox 360 in November

UPDATE: CDP confirms 2011 release.

CD Projekt explains 9GB Witcher 2 patch

Will all updates be this big?

The Witcher 2 patch 1.1 problems

Game launcher "does not work properly".

The Witcher 2 goes DRM-free

Update 1.1 finally goes live.

The Witcher 2 patch 1.1 delayed

Dev "encountered some problems".

Witcher 2 1.1 patch details, date

Plus a second patch next week.

CD Projekt defends Witcher 2 difficulty

Plus, promises "huge" patch due soon.

New Witcher game to be announced at E3

"Console gamers might be interested."

UK Top 40: LA Noire catches first place

The Witcher 2 conjures fifth.

VideoWitcher 2's Assassin's Creed easter egg

Geralt bails on AC hay diving.

VideoThe Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings trailer

Gritty role-player out now on PC.

Valve calms The Witcher 2 DRM concern

Dummy SecuROM files in Steam version.

VideoThe Witcher 2 trailer slices in

Polish blockbuster out today on PC.

Out This Week - 20/05/11

L.A. Noire! Witcher 2! DOA! NMH!

VideoThe Witcher 2 locations featurette

Inside the game's taverns and caverns.

VideoThe Witcher 2 shows off living world

CD Projekt programs dynamic NPCs.

CD Projekt clarifies Witcher 2 console talk

"It's not going to look like crap, definitely."

VideoWitcher 2 dev diary talks combat

For Witcher for poorer.

FeatureThe Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings

Something pretty wicked this way comes.

No internet link needed for Witcher 2

No DRM or censorship for RPG sequel.

The Witcher 2 system specs detailed

16GB of hard disk space recommended.

The Witcher 2

400 year-old Vergen.

VideoCD Projekt tours the world of Witcher 2

Location, location, location.

ACS: Law quits over death threats

Letter sending lawyer has had enough.

Witcher 2's insane difficulty revealed

Die and start the game from the beginning.

VideoWitcher 2 dev talks game's new engine

Will your PC be up to scratch?

VideoWitcher 2 trailer shows pre-order swag

Artbook! Cards! Dice! A statue!

16 Witcher 2 endings claim clarified

Relates to "states of the world".

DRM treats gamers like "criminals"

Witcher 2 dev CD Projekt hates it.

Will The Witcher 2 come to console?

We travel to Poland to find out.

FeatureThe Witcher 2: We're not afraid of Dragon Age

Senior producer Tomasz Gop on creating a PC-exclusive fantasy.

Witcher 2 torrents could net you a fine

"There's a chance you'll get a letter" - dev.

The Witcher 2 special editions spelled out

Figurine fans, steel yourselves.

Good Old Games to sell The Witcher 2

UPDATE: pre-order now, pay later.

Witcher 2 Collector's Edition leaked

GameStop at it again.

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings dated

PC gamers May be happy.

VideoEG Expo: The Witcher 2 session

Put on your robe and wizard hat.

VideoBehind the scenes of Witcher 2

Developer CD Projekt gets familiar.

Console Witcher 2 now just a "potential"

"Not likely" to be simultaneous with PC.

Story is Witcher 2's "ultimate feature"

Plus: campaign length, camera and mod info.

Witcher 2 dev: RPGs not in competition

Says BioWare was influenced by Witcher.

VideoThe Witcher 2 prison break trailer

Because nudity sells games.

The Witcher 2 will have 16 endings

And just four load screens.

VideoThe Witcher 2 footage

If you can Blair it.

VideoAll about The Witcher 2

In depth analysis from the development team.

The Witcher 2 still heading to console

CD Projekt reacts to rumours.

Namco Bandai to distribute Witcher 2

Date "2011", consoles not mentioned.

VideoThe Witcher 2 debut trailer

Crowned heads will roll.

VideoGet the latest on The Witcher 2

Big plans for CD Projekt's sequel.

The Witcher 2

Fuedal for thought.

The Witcher: Versus coming to iPhone

Portable version of browser duel game.

The Witcher 2 dated, detailed

Updated with CD Projekt comment.

VideoFirst trailer for The Witcher 2

Geralt returns in Assassins of Kings

CD Projekt suspends FPS They

Metropolis to work on Witcher 2 instead.

New leaked Witcher 2 footage appears

See Geralt fight a Kraken.

Witcher 2 is separate from White Wolf

Latter was only "suspended", says dev.

The Witcher 2 is heading to consoles

Don't expect it "too soon", says developer.

Witcher 2 still needs a publisher

CDProjekt not fussed about leak.