Graphically stunning even with settings at low.
Great and dark story.
Ability to import saves from the original game.
Incredibly beautiful, detailed world.
Mostly excellent writing and characters.
Story has more branches than a sycamore.
Morally ambiguous choices lead to gamechanging consequences.
A number of exciting and memorable moments.
Targeting system suffers from ADD and will lead to your death repeatedly.
Inventory system is confusing.
Awkward keyboard controls.
No fast travel or transportation.
Halfbaked, sometimes frustrating combat.
Wonky interface and quest design.
Combat takes getting used to and never becomes fantastic.
Too many quick-time events.
A variety of bugs.
By TechSpot on June 03, 2011
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 Realm of Gaming on May 17, 2012
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...90
By T3 Magazine on March 01, 2012
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 June 27, 2011
The Witcher returns with another compelling story, and numerous gameplay tweaks designed to add enjoyment to a fan...85
By Computeractive on June 25, 2011
The Witcher 2 manages to rise some way above the average tunnels-and-trolls RPG...100
By Game Observer on June 23, 2011
Games are rarely perfect, but they dont have to be flawless to be enjoyable. The Witcher 2 is a godsend for gamers like me, who love RPGs but are burned out on the idea of badly translated teenagers saving the world with impractical weapons...90
By Game Chronicles Magazine on June 21, 2011
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...100
By Blogcritics on June 20, 2011
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...100
By Gaming Nexus on June 10, 2011
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...85
By GamerTell on June 09, 2011
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...84