The Witcher 3 Gathering Rave Reviews, Called “Phenomenal” and “Essential”

Archie Paras
May 12, 2015
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The review embargo for The Witcher 3 has been lifted and even though the team from CD Projekt RED was getting anxious, the reviews for the hugely anticipated game started rolling in, and they are absolutely great.

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IGN is calling The Witcher 3 Amazing, Massive in size, and meticulously detailed, The Witcher 3 ends Geralt’s story on a high note.  9.3/10

Gamespot calls it Phenomenal 10/10

Game Informer calls it A Must Play RPG 9.75/10

The Telegraph is calling it Phenomenally Dense 10/10

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Eurogamer states: This Polish studio’s first open world is one of the greatest we’ve ever seen.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is currently gathering an amazing score of 92 on Metacritic.

These are only a sample of what’s to come. It appears that the team can rest easy now as it seems that their great vision and hard works is being appreciated, as it should.

Damien Monnier tweeted on how is stomach is hurting, now also quest designer Nikolas Kolm and level designer Miles Tost seem to have been affected by some the hype-train for the The Witcher 3.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt unlocks worldwide at 1 AM CET on May 19 for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

NeoGAF user ‘erawsd’ posted the full user manual of the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for PC. You can download it here, or here

We have reported a few hours ago that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt pre-orders have topped one million, something that goes to show, that despite some misguided negative remarks from the media, fans of the series have not lost faith or interest for the game.

Level Designer Miles Toast revealed tons of interesting new information during a livestream hosted by GoG.com, yesterday. Nvidia has made available the first screenshots from The Witcher 3 that demonstrate Nvidia features like HairWorks and HBAO+.

You can checkout the last Ultra settings 1080p 60fps footage provided by YouTuber ImAnderZEL, as well as the previous video here. Note that the video is not of the highest quality and it from a previous build of The Witcher 3 and not the final. The specs of the system are – GTX 980, i7 4790, 8GB.

The Witcher 3 is just over a week away from release, and as we have previously covered, CD Projekt has already announced that pre-load options are already live, as well as the unlock times for The Witcher 3.

The Witcher 3 will release on May 19 2015 for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. We will bring you any new information on The Witcher 3 as soon as it becomes available. Be sure to check out our previous coverage for more information on The Witcher 3, here and here.

 

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