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The Witcher Review

The Witcher has employed the dark imagination of a fantasy writer to carve some genuine depth of plot and character from the shapeless, malleable clay of the single person RPG.

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The Witcher was originally meant to be an isometric action RPG

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The first Witcher game, which debuted back in 2007, was initially conceived as a top-down action RPG in the traditional Diablo style, the game's project lead Ryszard Chojnowski has revealed.

In the first part of an ongoing Youtube video series that explores the origins of the game, Chojnowski shows off some footage from an early isometric version that was created in 2002.

The Witcher series freely playable this weekend, 80% off the RPGs

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Yet more Valentine celebrations as CD Projekt RED's obvious romance adventure The Witcher is being made freely available to play for this weekend if you don't already own the games, and they're 80% discounted.

The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director's Cut and The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition are both available for just a few pounds / dollars, until February 18th ruins everything.

The Witcher 2 nearly didn't happen

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CD Projekt RED co-founder Marcin Iwiński revealed in an interview that The Witcher 2 almost didn't happen, thanks to a French studio Widescreen Games which was put in charge of porting the game to console.

The Witcher series eclipses 6M in lifetime sales

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Today marks the 6th anniversary of The Witcher's videogame debut, and CD Projekt RED has revealed that since them, the series has sold over 6M units over three games and on 3 platforms.

GOG.com celebrate "final week" of birthday, The Witcher free with any purchase

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Fancy something from GOG.com's catalogue? Well make sure it's not CD Projekt RED's The Witcher going into your basket because that'll be sneaked in anyway at no charge - that is until October 17th.

If you buy any title on GOG.com from now until 9:59 AM GMT on October 17th, you'll get a fistful of birthday cake in the shape of the PC RPG. Dragon Commander is also discounted 40%.

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