The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a story-driven, next-generation open world role-playing game, set in a graphically stunning fantasy universe, full of meaningful choices and impactful consequences.
EU & US Release date: 19 May, 2015

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New dev diary and Q&A live stream for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt today @ 7.00pm GMT+1

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It's just two witchin' weeks until The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt releases and beguiles us with its dark adult fantasy world. Until then a fresh developer diary has been released looking at the monsters inhabiting the game world.

There's also scheduled for a little later a developer Q and A that will live stream @ 7.00pm GMT+1. CD Projekt RED's Łukasz Wnęk will be playing the game, with level designer Miles Tost narrating it all. Then there's the Q and A bit.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt devs talk monster design

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It might seem like Geralt spends most of his time passed out in taverns or touring brothels, but actually he's meant to be out fighting monsters. Because the world of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is chock-full of hideous abominations that would bite your head off and spit out the teeth as soon as they look at you.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's 'loading times' limited to game start, death and fast travel

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CD Projekt RED's Jonas Mattsson has assured RPG fans that pesky loading times in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt are an endangered species, unless you die a lot. The entire open world is free of loading screens and bars.

The only parts they'll obnoxiously interrupt is initially loading the game, recovering from a Witcher-related demise, fast-travelling long distances, and visiting the isles of Kaer Morhen.

CD Projekt Reveals The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt World Map

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CD Projekt Red's revealed the first screenshots of the World Map for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and as you can probably guess for an open-world RPG, it's pretty damn big.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt video looks at Charles Dance's performance as Emperor Emhyr var Emreis of Nilfgaard

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British actor Charles Dance lends his statesman-like voice to Emperor Emhyr var Emreis of Nilfgaard, the man responsible for the invasion of troubled Kingdoms in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. It's his 'first video game performance' too.

A newly released behind-the-scenes video from CD Projekt RED takes a look at the Emperor's character, as well as Tywin Lannister Charles Dance in action recording his lines. It's 'a whole new world for me'.

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