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  • Summary: With the Empire attacking the Kingdoms of the North and the Wild Hunt, a cavalcade of ghastly riders, breathing down your neck, the only way to survive is to fight back. As Geralt of Rivia, a master swordsman and monster hunter, leave none of your enemies standing. Explore a gigantic openWith the Empire attacking the Kingdoms of the North and the Wild Hunt, a cavalcade of ghastly riders, breathing down your neck, the only way to survive is to fight back. As Geralt of Rivia, a master swordsman and monster hunter, leave none of your enemies standing. Explore a gigantic open world, slay beasts and decide the fates of whole communities with your actions, all in a genuine next generation format. Expand
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  1. Positive: 32 out of 32
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  1. May 21, 2015
    100
    The current paragon of role-playing titles and open worlds, The Witcher: Wild Hunt is a game for the ages; a rich and immersive world full of significant decisions and a feeling of intelligent and epic fantasy. Peerless.
  2. Jun 10, 2015
    100
    This is the new standard for open world role-playing games. There is no such thing as a perfect game, but The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt come as close to perfect as any RPG to date.
  3. Jan 20, 2016
    100
    Probably the best open-world RPG ever made, but it still falls prey to some of the genre's worst traps.
  4. May 20, 2015
    92
    The Witcher 3 impressed not just with sheer size, but also with its small scale fully enchanting surprises.
  5. Nov 1, 2015
    90
    I would gladly hand the game a 100 and call it game of the forever, but slow plot movement, a quest where Geralt walked over an edge to his death, and a variety of other nitpicks and time sinks makes me have to say that this game isn't anywhere to perfect - legendary, in its own right, memorable, but it's not perfect.
  6. May 29, 2015
    90
    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a stupendous achievement for CD Projekt Red. This is a studio rich in love for the RPG genre, and it shows. With each consecutive release, their craft has been finer and finer tuned. If Wild Hunt is any indication, the next game from the Polish band of gamers will be something to behold. Most of you are probably already playing Wild Hunt and loving it. If for some reason you’re on the fence, hop off and go to your favorite gaming retailer now. This is not one you want to miss. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt an absolute classic.
  7. Jul 30, 2015
    75
    Given that the game already has too much content in its vanilla release, it's more refinement that I'd like to see now—and to be fair, few developers offer post release support like CD Projekt Red do. In this massive adventure the good largely outweighs the bad, but it's a shame that they're so closely intertwined from start to finish.

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  1. Jun 26, 2020
    10
    Best game ever , thank you CD project red for this absolute masterpiece 10/10 for me
  2. Dec 21, 2016
    10
    Nothing till now look like Geralt of Rivia, When u hear this name u know its the legend...

    ========= The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
    Nothing till now look like Geralt of Rivia, When u hear this name u know its the legend...

    ========= The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt ===========

    The game is absolutely massive. Even if all you do is the main story, you'll roam all across the map, sail across the sea, see many different and amazing things.

    This game is brilliant. The quests are interesting, and the cut scenes are cinematic quality...and there are TONS of them with great dialogue. The combat excellent, and there's a lot of interesting stuff that you find if you jump off the trail and just explore around

    Amazing game, it is the best RPG in recent years. It is an amazing story and unforgettable atmosphere of the dark fantasy. I like open world is very large and comfortable, also the characters are very natural and colorful.

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a masterpiece & an icon of video games
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  3. May 19, 2015
    10
    CDProjectRed lied alright: the consoles version doesn't run like the PC, the PC is much superior. I'm truly relieved as I feared the PC willCDProjectRed lied alright: the consoles version doesn't run like the PC, the PC is much superior. I'm truly relieved as I feared the PC will run like the potatoes. Discard any concerns you have about graphic downgrade, the game is stunningly beautiful and with a GTX 970 I'm running a solid 60 FPS at 1080p, granted the hairworks hit the frame rates down to 40-50, but it's not really a game changer. The game is well optimized and run great considering how big the world is and the landscape, lightning and faces details are gorgeous. As for the gameplay, it's head and shoulders above Witcher 2, very pleased especially about how smooth the combat is, and the story is so damn immersive that I have to cut this review short and get back to it. So many things to do in a truly grandiose open world grander than anything you've seen before. Expand
  4. Dec 18, 2021
    10
    Титаническая работа. Респект полякам за то, что дали понять всем вокруг, что такие игры могут существовать, получать огромную популярность иТитаническая работа. Респект полякам за то, что дали понять всем вокруг, что такие игры могут существовать, получать огромную популярность и прибыли за счёт качества, а не количества (Хай, Юбисофт) Expand
  5. Dec 12, 2020
    10
    Идеальная игра что тут еще можно написать, 1000 часов наиграно, игра поколения не меньше, но возможно больше, гораздо больше.Идеальная игра что тут еще можно написать, 1000 часов наиграно, игра поколения не меньше, но возможно больше, гораздо больше.
  6. Aug 1, 2015
    10
    This is a stunning game. It's the game I've wanted to play since Ultima was the cutting edge in the late 80s.

    It is a LOOONG game, and when
    This is a stunning game. It's the game I've wanted to play since Ultima was the cutting edge in the late 80s.

    It is a LOOONG game, and when you pay once and play for 150 plus hours without losing interest that's amazing. Just when you think you're in a bit of a grind loop the story picks you up and lifts you out of it. Brilliant script and voice acting. A herbalist that says in a slow drawl "So would you like to see my stash" and there are heaps of random moments like this - you need to spend time with this game. About 100 hours in I thought I had the pace of the game nailed and was starting to get a bit bored, then it changed, dramatically. That's as close to a good movie experience as I can think of, except that it's not a movie and every choice matters.

    There are a heap of hero games out there, and to some extent this falls into that genre. But the story is one that is subtle and complex. It's one you can talk to your partner about (cautiously), because it has depth. It made me laugh and occasionally a tear was shed. I can't tell you another game that had that effect.

    I think this is the game by which all other RPG's should be measured. I am still stunned by what an independent studio has achieved. Go CD PROJECT RED!!!

    If you are remotely interested in role playing type pc games, buy this, play this and then use it as the standard by which all others should be judged.

    I have played most of the big-ticket RPG games in the past few years and this is one without equal. I want CDPR to make more, I want to know what Geralt does next, but the series is over with this one. Don't miss it.

    Trust me on this.
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  7. Apr 29, 2022
    0
    Fantasy setting: check. Good combat: check. Simple alchemy: check. Good story: check. Gwent: check! For some this may be on the easy side butFantasy setting: check. Good combat: check. Simple alchemy: check. Good story: check. Gwent: check! For some this may be on the easy side but many will find enjoyment out of this game. So far this is one of the most perfect games I've ever played! Expand

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