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Mäki – No “schedule” for Alan Wake PC updates

Wednesday, 8 July 2009 09:29 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Remedy boss Markus Mäki has told VG247 that there’s no timeframe in place for the release of news on Alan Wake’s PC version.

“I don’t unfortunately have a schedule for updates at this point,” the developer said via email.

His comment comes after he yesterday posted on the Alan Wake message boards to say that he “will be making comments in regards to the PC at a later in time.”

Mäki said in the same post that all of Remedy’s efforts are currently focused on the game’s 360 version.

Alan Wake as originally announced as a 360 and PC game in 2005.

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28 Comments

  1. loki

    Who care? Torrent user? Xbox 360 – money and quality, other no mater. Free games other

    #1 6 years ago
  2. blackdreamhunk

    the alan wake is no longer the same game they talka about in this video.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Fqb5VRtTL8

    Instead it has turn in action atvenure game that has been done over and over agin.

    http://forum.alanwake.com/showpost.php?p=43810&postcount=26

    It’s microsft basic trying to destory the pc gaming platform too. Microsft has not made any real pc games in 2 years. They basicly didn’t want game devs and publishers to talk about any thing about pc gaming at E3. Why because their consoles are not making money and microsft is in the red.

    #2 6 years ago
  3. Psychotext

    “Why because their consoles are not making money and microsft is in the red.”

    Incorrect. Their entertainment division is making a profit and Microsoft as a whole has never even been close to being in the red.

    #3 6 years ago
  4. Phoenixblight

    @ BDH

    Dunno what you have been smoking but Microsoft in the red? Riiiight keep dreaming the reason why they don’t push it to PC games first is obvious reason Pirating. When games start slowing on being bought they push it to PC, any money is better then no money.

    #4 6 years ago
  5. blackdreamhunk

    oh really hold on I have a few links

    #5 6 years ago
  6. blackdreamhunk

    here is a few links

    http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2009/05/e3-predictions/

    http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/retailing/article6628517.ece

    http://www.wired.com/gamelife/2009/06/pachter/

    http://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/consoles-could-soon-become-niche-products-playfish

    http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/03/31/video-game-makers-seeing-red/

    http://www.istockanalyst.com/article/viewarticle/articleid/3277020

    mircosft has not suport the pc gaming platform over to years.

    http://ve3d.ign.com/articles/news/39622/Microsoft-Explain-PC-Game-Release-Delays

    http://www.edge-online.com/features/is-microsoft-really-committed-pc

    http://www.edge-online.com/news/microsoft-pc-gaming-still-a-priority

    i rest my case

    #6 6 years ago
  7. Psychotext

    So do I…

    http://www.microsoft.com/msft/download/Income%20Statements.xls

    Can you show me where MS have been in the red there?

    As for the entertainment division, they made $426m in year ending 2008 and currently stand at $298m for Q1 – Q3 of year ending 2009.

    #7 6 years ago
  8. blackdreamhunk

    I don’t like to download files not going to down load that file if you have other sorces bring it. I prefer links. By the way it’s common knowledge microsft is no tdoing well. they are in the red last qauter.

    they have spent what is it 10 billion on consoles. they are not going to being making that back.

    why do you think thereis no new consoles. lol

    I rest my case. In fact 2008 is the only year microsft was in the balcksince this console gen started.

    #8 6 years ago
  9. Psychotext

    There’s only one part of your post that’s accurate… I’ll leave you to try and work out which part that is.

    #9 6 years ago
  10. DrDamn

    How can you withstand such a well thought out argument though PT? You just bought facts and truth, BDH has opinion and guesswork!

    #10 6 years ago
  11. Phoenixblight

    WoW BDH you just shot yourself in the foot.

    “why do you think thereis no new consoles”

    Really? Really?

    Hmm maybe because Microsoft stated that Xbox 360 has a 10 year life span…

    Wish there was an ignore button X_X

    #11 6 years ago
  12. blackdreamhunk

    please i don’t go by guess work, far from it. I only deal with facts I have links to support it.

    I don’t want to down load any virous too. agin if you have any links with creadable sorces I will take a look.

    I know for a fact sony has spent 7 billion and microsoft has spent 10 billion and they are not going to make that moeny back. hence the long console cicyle.

    nintendo is what is making huge money right now. If you want to say I amde of opinion other facts say other wise.

    truth always speaks for it self.

    #12 6 years ago
  13. Psychotext

    lol, it’s a link to the Microsoft site. Sure, you’re going to get buried in viruses from there. You’re not interested because it doesn’t backup what you believe.

    As you’re scared of the Microsoft site, here’s a link to a google spreadsheet containing the same info (their profit figure is bolded): http://spreadsheets.google.com/ccc?key=tm3gp8AVXBQSnSeer9_uksw

    Whilst you’re talking about facts, care to backup those $7 billion and $10 billion numbers with something?

    #13 6 years ago
  14. blackdreamhunk

    the 10 billion and 7 billion is from a book can’t remeber the name of the book i have been following micrsoft and sony since they have been losing billions on consoles

    http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/01/22/microsoft-lost-nearly-500-million-on-the-web-last-quarter/

    http://www.videobusiness.com/article/CA6653864.html

    oh wait your right microsft did make 30% on consoles but they are still hurting

    yea they still have not made back billions lost

    http://www.gamespot.com/news/6208456.html

    http://seekingalpha.com/article/32642-when-will-microsoft-own-up-to-the-xbox-360-bomb

    #14 6 years ago
  15. SwiftRanger

    So euh, next to all that meaningful linking, does anyone catch the irony of this “PC version comes later, if at all” statement? A year or two ago Remedy have been showing off Alan Wake on special Intel events and made so much fuss about it that it could only run on Vista (aka DX10). That’s all gone now then?

    Seems like Microsoft Game Studios really have closed down all their PC activities. Joy… not.

    #15 6 years ago
  16. Psychotext

    @BDH: Sony haven’t lost a cent on their gaming division overall, they’re still well in profit. Microsoft obviously lost large amounts of money in their entertainment division originally, but that’s what comes of buying yourself into the marketplace. They’re making steady profits now, and the Q3 results are hardly surprising given it covers January to March… a particularly weak part of the year for gaming. They’ll still be comfortably in profit for the full year.

    You like to talk about investors a lot… but I don’t think you realise that investors care about profits going forward and what’s happening now, not what happened in the past.

    #16 6 years ago
  17. blackdreamhunk

    yea I am sure investoer know about the decline in sales right in a recssion. Sony is hope for a long cicyle which will must likely not happen.

    there was a study just done gamers don’t want to shelllout $60 per a game or 100 per game. they are renting and buying used games. the console deline is just going to get bigger from here on in. Unless maybe motion controls works which i highly dumbt.

    they may cut price tag on consoles, they get a boost there
    but it’s not going to help sony. Sony is just going to lose more and more if the nintendo and xbox360 is around.

    http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/nielsen-news/world-of-warcraft-playstation-2-most-played-in-april-2009/

    #17 6 years ago
  18. Phoenixblight

    that last article was released when Xbox 360 was just released times have changed Xbox 360 is a staple to most gamers now. Just keep up on making your own “facts”

    #18 6 years ago
  19. blackdreamhunk

    enjoy your console decline and good luck to console game devs going bankuprt. Those are hard facts :) what ever floats your boat.

    #19 6 years ago
  20. Psychotext

    We’ve done this already. You linked to a page which showed a bunch of PC devs going bust too.

    #20 6 years ago
  21. blackdreamhunk

    oh one more thing it’s pretty sad when microsoft has their game devs trying to spread lies about pc gaming.

    how is epic games and lionhead peter these days

    http://kotaku.com/5058402/molyneux-says-pc-gaming-market-in-tatters

    http://sarcasticgamer.com/wp/index.php/2009/01/peter-molyneux-flaps-his-gums-rubbish-comes-out.html

    http://pc.ign.com/index/release.html

    http://adrianwerner.wordpress.com/games-of-2009/

    i have to agree with this gamer about microsoft

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqyaBfo87wY

    #21 6 years ago
  22. Psychotext

    Do you actually have all of these in some sort of file, or do you search for them each time?

    #22 6 years ago
  23. Phoenixblight

    Going with the option A. He trolls gaming sites and blabs about his twisted view of Game industry.

    #23 6 years ago
  24. blackdreamhunk

    that is in your opinion, i think alot pc gamers and other think differently.

    you might want to check my links they work wonders :)

    more like game devs, media and console fanboy go about trash talking pc gaming. but they can’t take it when pc gamers put them inthere place with facts.!

    By the way you know who started the pircay garbage about the pc microsft game devs.

    http://www.rockpapershotgun.com/2009/07/02/tim-shafer-confirms-no-brutal-legend-for-pc/

    http://www.kotaku.com.au/2009/07/hey-tim-schafer-what-about-brutal-legend-on-pc/

    how was E3 this i guess sony and microsft didn’t want any news on pc games coming out out of E3

    Ign pretty much trashing pc gaming and pc gamers

    http://pc.ign.com/articles/992/992032p1.html

    #24 6 years ago
  25. Phoenixblight

    peter Molyneux has this thing called diarrhea of the mouth same goes for the creator of Epic.

    WHy is it that most if not all 3rd party Developers that made games exclusively for the PC are jumping ship towards consoles? Oh because they want to get into a bankrupt industry, that makes perfect sense…

    #25 6 years ago
  26. DrDamn

    @BDH
    ‘Sony is hope for a long cicyle which will must likely not happen.’

    Yeah cos they’ve never managed it before – oh hold on …
    http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/nielsen-news/world-of-warcraft-playstation-2-most-played-in-april-2009/

    #26 6 years ago
  27. blackdreamhunk

    sorry I mean to post this nielson report

    http://blog.nielsen.com/nielsenwire/media_entertainment/video-game-engagement-at-all-time-high-during-recession/

    yea well i can use that above post too I get more played on my pc game than a console game.

    #27 6 years ago
  28. Phoenixblight

    Same can be said about Movie sales too. I don’t buy movies I rent if that or I just resort to the net. Doesn’t mean Hollywood will stop making movies….

    I get more played with a Consoles then I do my PC. My PC is just my porn box

    #28 6 years ago

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    Jason Voorhees comes to Mortal Kombat X starting tomorrow and it’s time to celebrate his arrival. Jason Voorhees, the first DLC character for Mortal Kombat X has been given the trailer treatment. Jason is part of the game’s Kombat Pack, owners of which can start using him tomorrow, May 5. Being an iconic horror character, […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition – Dragonslayer DLC announced, free to all this week

    Dragon Age: Inquisition is getting a multiplayer expansion this week. BioWare has announced that all owners of Dragon Age: Inquisition will receive a new multiplayer expansion, for free. The expansion is called Dragonslayer and it’s centred around fighting dragons, hence the name. Three new playable characters will join the roster as you explore an all-new […]

  • Sonder is still happening, and this is the best news of the week

    Sonder is a really interesting-looking new indie adventure, which I am quite excited to remember exists. We first heard about Sonder in late 2013, when its debut trailer introduced us to a Kamai Media’s ambitious vision. In the intervening months Kamai has been hard at work on its space station management sim slash non-linear narrative […]

  • Twitter axes playable Internet Archive embeds

    The dream has died: Twitter has disabled Internet Archive game embeds. Remember how for a few days you could tweet a link to an a game on the Internet Archive and it was playable direct from that tweet? Well, Twitter has cancelled that. All those tweets now just show links. GamesIndustry suspects it has something […]

  • Lords of the Fallen, Divinity: Original Sin developers will reveal new games at E3 2015

    Lords of the Fallen developer Deck13 and Divinity: Original Sin developer Larian Studios have new projects in the works which will be revealed at E3 2015. Publisher Focus Home Interactive is behind both new games. In a French press release [PDF] spotted by RPG Codex, Focus said it will show off the two unrevealed titles […]

  • Rare game announce expected at E3 2015

    Rare’s new game will be shown off at E3 2015, apparently. Rare hasn’t announced a reveal, and neither has Microsoft, but it looks like the news has slipped out anyway. IGN cites a tweet from Rare creative director Simon Woodroffe in which he says that a new project from Rare designer Gregg Mayles will be […]

  • Batgirl expansion included in $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass

    Here’s what you get in the $40 Batman: Arkham Knight season pass. Batman: Arkham Knight’s season pass was announced last week, but apart from the news that it would cost a whopping $40/£33, we didn’t get many details of what it would include. Thankfully, Warner Bros. has since acknowledged the clamour this caused, as players […]

  • Star Wars Day Xbox sale discounts Force Unleashed, Lego games

    Star Wars Day is upon us, and here’s an Xbox sale to mark it. Microsoft is offering discounts on Xbox 360 games to celebrate May 4. From my desk here in Australia the sale is a bit light on content – two Lego games, plus The Force Unleashed and its DLC packs. Your mileage may […]

  • Here’s hoping this tease means we see Mass Effect at E3 2015

    Mass Effect boss Mike Gamble has shared a teaser image, which we’re more than happy to draw speculative conclusions from. The new Mass Effect game in the works at BioWare Edmonton is a mysterious beast. Judging by how long it’s been in development, it feels like we’re about due for a proper reveal, to clear […]

  • Watch almost a whole hour of Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

    Wolfenstein: The Old Blood is almost here. Are you ready for old-school shooter action? Wolfenstein: The Old Blood publisher Bethesda livestreamed almost an hour of the Machine Games shooter recently, and has now uploaded the archive to YouTube. Check it out below: Wolfenstein: The Old Blood launches digitally on PC, PS4 and Xbox One on […]

  • Splatoon lacks voice chat to promote a positive online experience

    Nintendo’s multiplayer game Splatoon will not contain a voice chat option in order to “focus on the positive aspects” of online gaming. Speaking in the latest issue of Edge magazine (thanks, GamesRadar), Splatoon co-director Yusuke Amano said personal experience with negativity in online voice chat was one of the main reasons for excluding the feature. […]

  • D4 on PC: differences from Xbox One version, system specs announced

    D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die – Season 1 is coming to PC, and Access Games has provided a list of features different from the Xbox One version. We’ve pulled most of the changes off the game’s website and posted them below, along with the PC specs. D4 on PC Kinect gesture input controls replaced with […]

  • The Megalodon returns to Battlefield 4 with the latest CTE patch

    The Megalodon Easter Egg in Battlefield 4 may have been removed earlier this year from Naval Strike, but it has since resurfaced on the CTE with the latest patch. I’d make a Jaws reference, but it’s been done to death. The shark is shown in the video on the Paracel Storm map which was where […]

  • Survival horror game Kodoku has a new work-in-progress trailer

    Kodoku, the survival horror title from Carnivore Studio, has a new work-in-progress video available, showing you how the game is coming along. Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita back in 2013, the game is slated for release sometime this year, and tasks the player with avoiding mythical Japanese ghosts using only magic and stealth. Thanks, […]

  • Current HoloLens prototype has noticeably “tighter” FoV compared to January build

    Microsoft’s augmented reality headset HoloLens is still very much in the prototype stage, according to various reports out of the Build Conference. Microsoft hasn’t discussed technical specs with the press yet as nothing is set in stone, but during a hands-on at Build, Ars Technica noticed the prototypes had a “x86 processor, 2GB RAM, 802.11ac […]

  • Silent Hills petition asking Konami to continue development has over 50,000 signatures

    A petition to save the Silent Hills game has been formed by fans in the hopes Konami will change its mind and bring the collaboration with Guillermo del Toro back from the dead. Konami confirmed on Monday the Silent Hill remake from film director Del Toro and Metal Gear’s Hideo Kojima had been cancelled, but […]

  • Attack on Titan has a US release date, title changed in EU over copyright claim

    Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released under a different title in Europe, according to the publisher, and while a release date has been set for North America, the same cannot be said for fans across the pond. According to Atlus, a copyright claim in Europe has forced the company to publish the […]

  • Yooka-Laylee meets final Kickstarter Stretch Goal in less than 24 hours

    The Kickstarter for Playtonic’s Yooka-Laylee sailed beyond its final £1 million ($1.5 million) Stretch Goal overnight, which will allow for a simultaneous release on all announced platforms. Once funded, Yooka-Laylee was slated for release on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 4, Wii U, and Xbox One; however, a simultaneous release on all platforms wasn’t guaranteed unless […]

  • Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, but not by much

    Not a Hero will miss its May 7 release date, according to an announcement from Roll7. Not to worry though, it’s only by a week. According to the developer, the delay is due to “having undergone super-secret upgrades to crank shit up to 60fps.” The extra week will provide the additional time needed for tweaking […]

  • Assassin’s Creed, The Crew, Far Cry 4, other Ubisoft titles on sale through the Humble Store

    Ubisoft has put a number of its games on sale through the Humble Store. Franchises Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry are on discount as are single release titles. The list of games on sale are below. For pricing in your region, head over to the Humble Store. Anno 2070 Complete Edition Assassin’s Creed 3 Assassin’s […]

  • Payday 2: Repeater rifle, Peacemaker pistol introduced with The Butcher’s Western Pack

    Overkill Software released the 21st DLC pack for Payday 2 yesterday, titled The Butcher’s Western Pack. The pack will run you $4.99/€4.99 and other digital distribution channels. “For our 21st DLC we go back in time to visit the Wild West and the arsenal it was known for,” said the developers. “With it we’re introducing […]

  • The Yooka-Laylee Kickstarter just launched and has already met its funding goal

    Playtonic Games launched the Kickstarter campaign for Yooka-Laylee at 5pm UK, and in just over 30 minutes it already hit its $270,000 funding goal. You can watch the funding counter continue to roll over through the link. Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer where the characters use special moves such as Yooka’s tongue grapple and Laylee’s […]

  • Batch of hi-res Persona 5 screenshots released by PlayStation Japan

    A set of screenshots have been released for Persona 5, and while you’ve seen these before in magazines and on the official website, these are high-res versions. Some will even look familiar to those who watched the first gameplay trailer back in February. The shots were posted over on the PlayStation Japan Persona 5 game […]

  • Is Alien: Isolation getting HTC Vive support?

    Placeholder images for SteamVR icons have been found and it looks like there may be support for Alien: Isolation, so if you enjoy soiling yourself, get psyched! NeoGAF members found a thread on Reddit, where a little rooting around in a Steam directory unearthed the images. The list includes both games and apps, and as […]

  • Xbox Live multiplayer is free this weekend on Xbox 360

    Xbox 360 players in all Xbox Live regions can play multiplayer online for free this weekend. If you are a Silver member, this means you are Golden from May 1-3 and can play multiple games online with your buddies. All you have to do is log-in to Xbox Live.

  • Assassin’s Creed actor Michael Fassbender confirms film production starts September

    The Assassin’s Creed movie will start production this fall, actor Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, 300, X-Men:First Class) as confirmed. Speaking with ComingSoon.net, Fassbender said filming will start in September, which is inline with Ubisoft’s announcement in February. The actor will star in the film alongside Oscar-winning actress Marion Cotillard, both reuniting with their MacBeth director Justin […]

  • Eve Online boss states VR won’t be as big as we think next year

    I don’t think I’m the only one who wants VR to hurry up and manifest into a Sword Art Online-esque reality. Unfortunately, the chief executive officer at the studio behind Eve Online doesn’t think that will be happening any time soon. Talking to Venture Beat, Hilmar Veigar Pétursson touched on his excitement at the prospects […]

  • The Last of Us: Left Behind goes standalone in May on PS3, PS4

    Naughty Dog has announced that The Last of US DLC Left Behind will be released as a standalone experience next month. It can be purchased for both PlayStation 3 and PS4 through the PS Store and a two-hour demo of the Factions multiplayer will also be made available. “The Left Behind standalone game will have […]

  • EA’s annual E3 press conference takes place on June 15

    Electronic Arts has announced its annual E3 2015 press conference will take place the day before the show kicks off on June 15. EA, Microsoft, Sony and Ubisoft always hold press events the day before E3 officially starts, so this isn’t any surprise, really. The presser, dubbed “Live to Play”, will last one hour and […]

  • Steam exchange rate mix-up closes down community market

    The Steam community market was buggered up big time today after a mix-up with currency conversion had items selling from practically nothing, to millions of dollars. PC Gamer picked up on the news after a thread on Reddit appeared with screenshots depicting just how silly things were getting over there. The currency exchange rate data […]

  • Britney Spears signs five-year deal with Glu for new mobile game

    Pop star Britney Spears has signed a five-year deal with Glu mobile for a new, untitled game. The mobile game will feature her “voice, likeness, and creative influence,” and is due for release sometime next year. Glu also signed a deal with Katy Perry in February, so expect a game revolving around her to hit […]

  • Large Activision publisher sale on Steam discounts Call of Duty, Prototype, more

    Activision has put the majority of its library on sale through Steam this weekend, and if other titles weren’t included, it could be referred to as a Call of Duty sale. Below are a few standouts. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare – Gold Edition 25% off Call of Duty: Ghosts 67% off Call of Duty: […]

  • The Dota 2 International Compendium is out, second Stretch Goal almost complete

    The International Compendium has been released for Dota 2 with the prize pool sitting at a lovely $1,917,155 as of press time. Valve said over the weekend to expect the International Compendium to drop sometime this week. As with previous years, those who purchase the Compendium can earn rewards by completing challenges, making predictions and by […]

  • If permadeath RTS games are up your alley, check out indie project XO

    The Square Enix Collective showcases projects for a limited time to help drum up community support and potential backers, and RTS title XO from Jumpdrive Studios is worth taking a look at. The teaser trailer is fairly brief, but if you visit the page for XO over at the Square Enix Collective, it’s understandable – […]

  • GTA 5 PC patch disables mods. Here’s how to get them working again

    A new patch for the PC version of GTA 5 was released yesterday and, as it turns out, has wiped the ability to use mods with the game. The wasn’t great news for some players, but YouTuber taltigolt has already figured out how to play the PC version with mods after installing the patch. Matt […]

  • Xbox One ad stealth launches a mysterious Halo 5 competition

    A new Xbox One advert released today isn’t as straightforward as it appears. The trailer has a couple of pretty conspicuous ‘glitches’ throughout, and members of NeoGAF wasted no time in breaking it down. The first item of interest is the screen from the hunt the signal site, which displays an error message when accessed […]

  • Battlefield 4 Jungle map improved with latest update

    DICE LA has updated the Battlefield 4 Jungle map, adding more foliage and a new route. As demonstrated by Westie in the video above, the map now has the kind of foliage you’d expect in the jungle, helping to conceal infantry players. The update also tweaks positions of objective points and has added a concealed […]

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate free DLC pack for May includes Metroid and Mega Man armour

    The May DLC pack for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate boasts some big ticket items, including Metroid, Street Fighter, and Mega Man gear. This big fat chunk of free DLC, detailed on the capcom unity blog, includes Hunter equipment: Metroid’s Varia Suit Metroid’s Zero Suit Metroid’s Arm Cannon Taiko Drum Master Hunting Horn USJ’s Star Rook […]

  • Destiny: Xur location and inventory for May 1, 2 – Hard Light edition

    Here he comes with his weird face, dealing goods and gear for Guardians. It’s Friday. Xur: Agent of the Nine is back in the Tower. Of Course he is. Got your Strange Coins? Here’s what’s in his bag this week: Ruin Wings [Exotic Titan gauntlets] – 13SC Don’t Touch Me [Exotic Hunter gauntlets] – 13SC […]

  • Dragon Age: Inquisition Jaws of Hakkon DLC drops for PS4 on May 26

    Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC has now been announced for May 26 for PS3, PS4 and Xbox 360. The announcement was made on Twitter via the official Dragon Age account. Mark your calendars! #DAIJawsOfHakkon pic.twitter.com/mU1WfkSrQV — Dragon Age (@dragonage) May 1, 2015 The DLC was released for PC and Xbox One back in March thanks to […]

  • New Witcher 3 screenshots highlight Geralt’s questionable fashion choices

    Even though The Witcher 3 release date is drawing closer, it still feels like a million year away. So here are some more screenshots to tide you over until then. We got to look at in-game shots yesterday, but these new screens show Geralt riding through some gorgeously vibrant mountains, in the midst of combat […]