The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings

  • The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings
90
Based on 55 scores, 69 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    43
  • Good:
    11
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Graphically stunning even with settings at low.
  • Great and dark story.
  • Ability to import saves from the original game.

Cons:

  • Targeting system suffers from ADD and will lead to your death repeatedly.
  • Inventory system is confusing.

Expert reviews and ratings

By TechSpot on

Regardless of the lack of DX11, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is a visually stunning game and it's right up there with Crysis 2 as the best looking DX9 titles around. While patch v1.1 delivered a much-needed performance boost, The Witcher 2 is sti...

By Overclockers Club on

Is The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings a game to remember, or one best left forgotten? In my opinion, this is one memory you want to remember. The graphics, story, and gameplay are of high quality and I cannot think of another game that outmatches this...

By Realm of Gaming on 90

PCWhat 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...

By T3 Magazine on

PC gamers who played The Witcher 2 will point to the fact that graphically, the game suffers a little in its transition to consoles, but that shouldn’t stop console gamers from giving it a go. The Witcher 2 looks set to be one of the better RPGs...

By GamePlanet on 85

The Witcher returns with another compelling story, and numerous gameplay tweaks designed to add enjoyment to a fan...

By Computeractive on 100

The Witcher 2 manages to rise some way above the average tunnels-and-trolls RPG...

By Game Observer on 90

Games are rarely perfect, but they don’t have to be flawless to be enjoyable. The Witcher 2 is a godsend for gamers like me, who love RPG’s but are burned out on the idea of badly translated teenagers saving the world with impractical weapons and...

By Game Chronicles Magazine on 100

Being a gamer is a great experience though it does have one major drawback. There is not enough time in the day to play and experience all of the games that I’d like to play. One such title is CD Projekt RED’s The Witcher, which I sadly never got...

By Blogcritics on 100

While I was playing the Witcher 2 (subtitled Assassin of Kings) my first thought was ‘something this beautiful can’t be perfect’ and while I was not wrong, it’s close enough to be called a masterpiece. The Witcher 2 may have a few flaws but it is a...

By Gaming Nexus on 85

Set a short while after the events in the original title, CD Projekt Red's The Witcher 2 finds monster hunter Geralt of Rivia once again embroiled in twisted plots and politics as he strives to clear his name of a heinous crime. Maintaining the rich...

By GamerTell on 84

My experience with games started off with the Polish books. They’re a lot of fun and have compelling stories. So, when I realized that there were games out, they quickly caught my eye.Sure, the original game appealed for the hardest of the hardcore...

By Maximum PC on 80

“Incredible.” “Horrendous.” “Wow. I can’t believe that just happened!” “Ugh, I can’t believe that just happened.” “Geralt, you cheeky bastard.” “Geralt, you worthless bastard.” These are all things we said while playing The Witcher 2. It’s an...

By Icrontic on

It is the early morning. Deep in the Temerian camp, you wake up to a heavy gust of wind. Lying next to you is a beautiful naked woman. You place your hand on her, slowly moving up her figure. She responds, looking towards you with longing eyes, and...

By 1Up on 94

The hero of The Witcher 2 looks like a cross between Edgar Winters and the saxophone player from The Lost Boys. During the dialogue, his delivery is very Christopher Lambert. He has amnesia, of course, and a hawt mage girlfriend. His name sounds like...

By NZGamer on 86

There’s something about fantasy games, I’m not really sure what it is. Maybe it’s implicit in the name. Its many different, but not dissimilar worlds offer some of the best examples at escapism we’ve got. Throughout literature we’ve loved fantasy,...

By Gaming Age on 92

The Witcher 2 is such a fucking treat. Rarely does a series so lavishly reward its fans for participating in a game's fiction as the Witcher series aims to do, but the fruits of CDProjekt RED's labor are readily apparent in Assassins of Kings, and a...

By ImpulseGamer on 95

In the end, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings is a visually impressive game that contains a very sturdy gaming engine. If you haven't played a traditional RPG in awhile, the learning curve is a little steep and challenging at the start but once you...

By New Game Network on 88

It is becoming difficult these days to find a major developer that isn’t trying to pander to a wider audience. This is understandable since they want to expand their market and make more money. This attempt at widening the appeal of high budget games...

By Craving Tech on

Despite of the minor annoyances, The Witcher 2 is a great RPG and deserves to be called RPG of the year! The Witcher 2 looks great and very well-polished. The dialogues and the voice acting are superb too, making me watch and listen to every...

By itreviews.com on 100

CD Projekt has pulled off a remarkable feat by solving many of the previous game's shortcomings, simplifying and improving the combat and interface while developing an addictive storyline that ensures The Witcher 2 is the RPG gold standard....