Today is a good day to be a PC gamer. Valve has just announced the Steam Summer Camp Sale, offering great deals on tons of amazing titles. The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, which GamesRadar awarded a perfect review score, is now on sale for $33.49. The price of admission for DICE’s Medal of Honor (2010) has been slashed by 66% and can be downloaded for just $10.19. If you haven’t tried Borderlands yet, now’s your chance to get it for just $7.50. But we have an extra special place in our hearts for one particular title featured in today’s sale...
The console version of the very well-received RPG, which came out for PC back in May, has been pushed back to Q1 of 2012…
Good Old Games, the
retrogaming enthusiast's pay site of choice, has announced it'll be branching out into new games next
year. Fans of the site will recall its experimenting earlier this
year with the sale of The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings. This went
well enough that the site's now “actively working to sign newer
titles,” says director Guillaume Rambourg. So now what does the “O”
Amazon.com, clearly not run by
Rebecca Black fans, is apparently unaware that Friday is only one day
out of seven: the site's turned the whole week into Black Friday yet again, and
is offering a plethora of game downloads at 50% or more off.
Completists willing to wait until January 2012 will also get a bonus
coupon for use on any 2011 bestsellers – provided you give in to
instant gratification with at least one of these downloads...
For every person who purchased a copy of The Witcher 2 legally, at least 4-5 downloaded a copy illegally,
said developer CD Projekt. CEO Marcin Iwinski checked piracy websites
after the game's release, and while he agreed that it would have been
impossible to get an exact number, he was still able to get a good idea
by following the numbers that were available. "There are no stats available, but let’s make a quick calculation. I
was checking regularly the number of concurrent downloads on torrent
aggregating sites, and for the first 6-8 weeks there was around 20-30k
ppl downloading it at the same time," he said...
Amazon's Cyber Monday sale
is stretching out over the whole week, allowing bargain-friendly
players an opportunity to capitalize on the company's generosity
(and/or unawareness of what constitutes a “Monday”). Today is the
sale's PC Games Day, with 40-75% off the download price of some
no-fooling AAA titles; there's also some lightning deals so limited
that you might actually miss out on them if you finish reading this
sentence. Too late (maybe)...
The backlash from attempted legal
action has put CD Projekt Red off the pursuit of pirates. Instead, the
Poland-based developer wants your help...
Xbox 360 players will be treated to an enhanced "adaptation" of The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings come April, the game's developer announced today. Here's a new trailer to mark the occasion...
The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition is
coming to Xbox 360, and CD Projekt wants you to know it will not be a
slightly modified port. To prove it, the Polish developer has cut a
developer diary showcasing the new controls, systems, quests, and
other “significant new content” slated for the consoled