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9.7 out of 10

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

IN BRIEF The second instalment in the RPG saga about the Witcher Read more

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The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition PC Review

ap.ign.com
2 April 2013
  • Excerpt: The Witcher 2 is not a normal video game, and it's not a normal fantasy. It subverts the old high-fantasy stereotypes even as it employs them. The elves that you'll meet in Temeria aren't charming, ethereal forest-dwellers, they're guerrilla insurgents raining death on humans from the trees.
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Overall 9
9.0

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

Strategy Informer
4 June 2012
  • Conclusion: You may have seen the score already. It’s a 9.0, which puts The Witcher 2 in classic must-buy territory, but I’ll admit that it’s slightly grudgingly so. I’ve never come across a game that I wanted to berate as much as sing its praises. I felt like I was grumbling to myself or my friends every few minutes, like about the map being useless or a boss fight being tedious, but would I consider stopping playing? Never .
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
16 May 2012
  • Excerpt: What level are you? It's a question that is brought up often among my friends. Whether it is the latest installment in a popular FPS franchise, an open-world RPG, or a simple dungeon crawler, it betrays a truth about videogames as a medium: it is still very much about the mechanics as far as the pop consciousness is concerned. The Witcher 2 is a game that opposes that idea. CD Projekt RED have instead focused on bringing clarity and vision to its world.
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Overall 10
9.5

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

Auracore MediaWorks
15 May 2012
  • Summary: An excellent port with extra content allows Xbox 360 users to experience the tale of Geralt for themselves.
  • Pros: Good job at porting the PC experience to the Xbox 360; meaningful choices to make; mature storyline; great graphics; fast, brutal combat; myriad of character development choices.
  • Cons: Movement sometimes feels a little sluggish; some elements aren't explained well enough.
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Overall 10
9.5

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

Auracore MediaWorks
15 May 2012
  • Summary: An excellent port with extra content allows Xbox 360 users to experience the tale of Geralt for themselves.
  • Pros: Good job at porting the PC experience to the Xbox 360; meaningful choices to make; mature storyline; great graphics; fast, brutal combat; myriad of character development choices.
  • Cons: Movement sometimes feels a little sluggish; some elements aren't explained well enough.
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Overall 8
8.0
Graphics 7
7.4
Sound 7
6.8
Control 7
7.2
Addiction 9
8.8

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Enhanced Edition Review

Cheat Code Central
26 April 2012
Overall 8
8.0

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Review

GamerNode
24 April 2012
  • Summary: Consider the rarity of high-quality dialogue, meaningful decisions, and rewarding combat in the action-RPG genre, and then uncross those legs to explore The Witcher 2‘s fresh universe of traditional components.
  • Pros: Deep Lore, Believable Fantasy, Swift Combat
  • Cons: Clunky PC Controls, Gambling Minigames
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Expert Review

Hardware Heaven
19 April 2012

Expert Review

hardwareheaven.com
16 April 2012
Overall 7
7.0
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 8
8.0
Originality 2
2.0

A Game of Thongs

RPGamer
17 September 2011
  • Excerpt: Have you ever gotten so bored one day that you decided to put on six pairs of underwear, just for the hell of it? Of course you have! So too did the ever-vigilant hero of The Baconing , a man who needs no introduction as evidenced by the removal of his name from the game's title. In his latest adventure, DeathSpank, hero to the downtrodden, gets extremely bored one day and decides to put on all six of the Thongs of Virtue at once, inadvertently releasing the fiendish...
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