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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: 13 out of 13
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  1. Jun 4, 2015
    100
    The CD Projekt Red surpassed all expectations and they really managed to combine a megalomaniac open world with a strong story. Witcher 3 is a masterpiece, which you will talk to your grandchildren about.
  2. May 29, 2015
    100
    This is easily one of the best games of 2015, but beyond that it is the best fantasy RPG I have played to date, alongside being the best open-world game since Rockstar’s phenomenal Red Dead Redemption.
  3. Jun 2, 2015
    100
    Xbox One owners should have no reason to bemoan the way the game looks: it’s beautiful on all of its platforms.
  4. May 25, 2015
    90
    Featuring some of the best story telling we have seen so far this year and an unforgettable, dynamic and vast open world, Witcher 3 stands as a must own for not only fans of the franchise but those looking for rich experience they can soak 100+ hours into. Some of the glitches, bugs and other small annoyances hamper the experience but the pros outweigh the cons as the Witcher 3 is a journey worth taking.
  5. X-ONE Magazine UK
    Jun 27, 2015
    90
    Not quite the technical masterpiece we hoped for, but the mild disappointment soon melts away. The Witcher 3 is a huge, engrossing time-sink of a game that you'll happily spend dozens of hours on. [Issue#125, p.74]
  6. Jun 1, 2015
    90
    If you stick with it until the end, you'll be blown away by its engrossing world, riveting characters, and deep combat system. It's a crowning achievement from the developers, and it's a definite contender for game of the year.
  7. 80
    The end result is a terrific role-playing game that any fan of Elder Scrolls: Skyrim will love. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt falls just short of perfection because of those nagging little issues.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 25 out of 345
  1. Nov 1, 2018
    10
    If I had one wish, I would truly consider using it to forget I ever played this game... JUST so I can experience the BREATHTAKING andIf I had one wish, I would truly consider using it to forget I ever played this game... JUST so I can experience the BREATHTAKING and IMMERSIVE beauty that CD Projekt Red has created all over again. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a clear upgrade from its predecessor, The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings, and they made sure to keep the ingredients that made their Witcher series unique.

    CDPR managed to create a world that completely engulfs you in its incredibly detailed hillsides, mountains, villages, towns and general scenery. The story that you follow is phenomenal and will have you dying to get to the bottom of Geralt's troubles. The DLC is equally good and introduces a number of new characters, weapons, and even game mechanics.

    You're met with sophisticated dialogues, world choices, and a perfectly dark lore throughout side quests that truly accompany the plot. The combat and gameplay is smooth, responsive, and rewarding. You actually feel like your time spent with Geralt is crafting his character; from slaying a monstrous enemy to traversing the world for new gear, every aspect of this game just seemed so fulfilling.

    I truly felt like this was more an experience than a game.
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  2. May 19, 2015
    10
    Take a bit of Skyrim, Red Dead Redemption, The Wolf Among Us and add following ingrediences: most beautiful and dense open World ever created,Take a bit of Skyrim, Red Dead Redemption, The Wolf Among Us and add following ingrediences: most beautiful and dense open World ever created, hard but rewarding combat and the most memorable side quests ever created from which many are dramatic storylines full of emotions on their own. This masterpiece is what you get! Expand
  3. Jun 25, 2020
    10
    Amazing, the best game ever, wonderful artwork, sounds, voices, good history, everything almost perfect!
  4. Apr 23, 2017
    10
    Technical brilliance, managed to create one of the most incredible and sensational games of the 8th generation and all time. The Greatness ofTechnical brilliance, managed to create one of the most incredible and sensational games of the 8th generation and all time. The Greatness of The Witcher 3 is not only limited to delivering a good game, but a timeless masterpiece ... Expand
  5. May 25, 2015
    10
    Muchos años esperando este juego hasta que por fin pude tener en mis manos la Edición Coleccionista -un regalo de mi novia- y solo puedo decirMuchos años esperando este juego hasta que por fin pude tener en mis manos la Edición Coleccionista -un regalo de mi novia- y solo puedo decir que me ha fascinado en todos sus aspectos. La verdad no tengo muchas palabras para definir lo que me causo este juego, solo sentimientos con grandes recuerdos de los libros, de mis favoritos para siempre.

    Empezamos por la parte grafica que para mí es excelente, tiene muchos lugares diversos y llenos de vida, en los cuales me perdí por muchas horas por ejemplo Novigrado es una ciudad muy bellamente diseñada me quede mucho tiempo en ella, también el modelado de personajes para ser un sandbox está muy bien conseguido. Puestas de sol increíbles, anochecer hermoso y sistema climático muy bueno.

    En el apartado de sonido es increíble, los encargados del audio junto con Percival hicieron un gran trabajo, música que acompaña cada momento y en ocasiones que solo me quedaba escuchando la melodía, una banda sonora épica.
    La historia es grandiosa y ese montón de guiños a los libros y personajes de juegos anteriores me dan una gran alegría. Ver a Yen y Ciri -que es de mis personajes literarios favoritos, la vi crecer y evolucionar durante los libros- simplemente me causó una emoción indescriptible. La toma de decisiones es demasiado genial, muchas que tomar durante la aventura y personas que a veces crees que ayudas pero no lo es así, este mundo creado por Andrzej Sapkowski es muy gris, no todo es lo que parece, no hay un bien o mal a veces bien definido, es algo que me encanto en los libros y aquí se plasma muy bien.

    En el apartado de misiones todas las principales están geniales y las secundarias igual, aunque algunas más simples que otras pero la mayoría muy bien hechas y con sus propias mini historias, que a veces involucran menciones a los mismos libros o personas de los otros juegos. La caza se monstruos es el punto fuerte, hay que averiguar sus debilidades y estudiarlos muy bien para poderles hacer frente, en niveles de dificultad altos hay que planificar todo muy bien, me sentí como un verdadero brujo.

    En el apartado jugable también me encanta muchísimo, es una evolución de lo que vimos en The Witcher 2 pero mucho más ágil y en el nivel mas alto hay que ser muy cauteloso y saber utilizar muy bien las señales de brujo. Las diferentes armaduras y armas nos dan ventajas pero también desventajas ante ciertos rivales. El uso de pociones y aceites esta genial y hay que saber bien como y cuales aplicar para hacer una pelea bastante equilibrada con algún rival fuerte o monstruo. CD Projekt ha querido calcar mucho ese baile que hacen los brujos al pelear según lo descrito en los libros y lo hace muy bien.

    Obviamente no hay juego perfecto, tiene algunos pequeños errores gráficos y otros en el combate, uno que otro bug menor pero en sí nada que haya afectado mi experiencia de juego pero es parte de hacer este mundo tan grande pero tan bien detallado, no hay juego perfecto pero si juegos hechos excelentemente bien y con amor.

    Los minijuegos muy bien implementados, Sardinilla a veces se controla un poco extraño pero en términos generales cumple, las cartas me pareció un juego muy divertido y los puños algo parecido a lo que era en The Witcher 2. El sistema de navegación está bastante bien y para mi es bastante entretenido navegar por ratos.

    En definitiva es una saga que amo muchísimo me ha dado grandes momentos desde que tuve la oportunidad de leerme todos los libros y empezar a jugar The Witcher 1 fue una experiencia sublime, ver como muchos de los personas que leí cobraban vida en un medio como este es magistral. The Witcher 2 también me encanto en todo y este que analizamos, obviamente desde una perspectiva totalmente subjetiva es uno de los mejores juegos que he jugado y de los mejores juegos de rol en mi top.
    Nada mejor que un estudio lleve una de tus obras favoritas de la literatura a un videojuego y mas que sea épicamente en tu genero favorito que es el rol. Vamos a esperar con muchas ganas la expansiones, ojala traigan mucho contenido.

    Muchas Gracias Andrzej Sapkowski por crear tan hermoso pero real mundo literario, con personajes carismáticos y temas de muchas importancia en el ámbito social, económico, filosófico y Muchas Gracias CD Projekt por llevarlo y ampliarlo de una manera tan magistral a los videojuegos. Te has retirado de la mejor manera mi gran amigo Geralt de Rivia. Hasta Siempre.
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  6. Oct 29, 2015
    9
    I took some time to come back to this game after it was patched up.

    The control issues were fixed. The inventory bugging was fixed.
    I took some time to come back to this game after it was patched up.

    The control issues were fixed. The inventory bugging was fixed. Performance has dropped, but the game feels a lot smoother.

    The story still has replay value and you do have options to change for each play through. Very rarely do I play through a game like this more than once, but I welcome a replay of this game. Though I still have my opinions of Yen and Triss.

    Also, I do like that the DLC is pretty much being handed to the players. It feels like the developers went against the current grain and made a game they would like to play and didn't tax the players. (This is where I glare at EA.)

    If you haven't played this game and you have a system that can run it well, I suggest at least trying it. The graphics are good. The story is good. The voice acting sounds like people actually tried to fit the context of the conversation.
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  7. Sep 11, 2018
    0
    Would be a good game, except the CONSTANT 4th WALL BREAK via constant loading in between EACH AND EVERY DIALOG SELECTION.

    Literally any
    Would be a good game, except the CONSTANT 4th WALL BREAK via constant loading in between EACH AND EVERY DIALOG SELECTION.

    Literally any other voice-acted RPG i can name, across any platform (including Witcher 2), does not have this... quirk. When your AAA release gets flossed on by KOTOR... yeah, not impressive.
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