The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Rolling PS4 Review

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    1. Stephen Carter

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      There are technical issues - some slow down in framerate, the occasional crash (on PS4 anyway) but this is the best game I have played in a generation. A masterpiece.
       
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      Dissagre its good but not great. Controll of Gerhard is clumsy and he dont not smooth more like his drunk or clumsy.
       
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      Hey - let's agree to disagree, that's cool. I agree - movement could be tighter ala Bloodbourne, but when you take into consideration the scale..

      I'm 60ish hours in and, from what I can work out, about 40% done with the game. And Ive not been bored for a second - the writing of the side quests (even the ones that get you 10xp) is so much better than just about anything else I can remember. For me this pips Oblivion and Skyrim, which is a high bar indeed.
       
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      I'm about 35 hours in on XBox ... apperently only done 16% hahah :S - this game is amazing ... i couldn't get through oblivion and skyrim got bored... the sidequests are so well put together they don't feel like secondary at all - one review called them more 'side stories' which i completely agree... I wanna put this up with the very best of my favourite RPGs like Kotor, Jade empire and final fantasy X but don't wanna jinx it loool
       
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      Side storys like finding a womas pan? Yeh really great ones. Skyrim is way better than this game.
       
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      Hands down, one of the best game's I have ever played.
       
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      I think the woman's pan one is interesting in that it is entirely voice-acted, start to finish, and goes off on a tangent as to why the pan was actually stolen. It also contains a bit of self-referential humour (when Geralt is talking to you (the player) and the old woman overhears and says that they call HER mad when she talks to herself, but no not you!).

      An undoubtedly throwaway quest contains more polish than a huge amount of quests from the Elder Scrolls series, Mass Effect etc.

      I'd be interested in seeing how far you're through the game if the first side quest you think of is from the starter area rather than some of the truly epic side quests like "family matters" which feature some really adult topics.
       
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      ste thanks for this rolling review..of course witcher 3 is on my playlist (havent picked it up yet)...and i think is the sensible approach. will deffo be buying it in the future , but i also have batman for june , bloodborne to complete and gta 5...trying to avoid game build up! .... i love a good RPG, and this one could be the one for me. be interesting to here your thoughts
       
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      I know this feeling - I don't have a huge amount of time to game with a pretty full-on job, so having booked the past week and smashed out a huge amount of hours, I'm back down to maybe an hour a day tops. However, I took advantage of the Tesco pre-order special deal, 4 games for £140 - so I have Witcher, then Batman, Uncharted and Battlefront to follow.

      Doesn't sound much of a backlog but no doubt I will still be playing Witcher until next year - god knows when I'm going to find the time for the others!
       
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      Other issue is the slight lag in picking up items and vendors not having enough gold to buy my inventory items... So i wasting time waiting for them to Get they gold back again and again
       
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      Even the last dragon Age is better balanced game than this and has a better more smooth combat system.
       
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      yep..took advantage of the tesco pre-order 2- for £80, clubcard boost and £10 off £75 spend to get some good deals, went for batman and starwars battlefront..although uncharted 4 and witcher 3 were also on my list! but had to choose..also threw topcashback into the mix...ending up paying £45 for two new games, brilliant deal.
       
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      Heres a new issue :facepalm:

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      Not worth losing your head over though, eh?
       
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      Game is full of bugs
       
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      So will the elder scrolls have bugs..give them a bit of time to sort them out
       
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      Not for everyone though, shame you are having issues with the game.
      I have put in over 70 hours on this and loved every single minute of it.
      An amazing game, from the world it creates, stories it tells to the amazing deep satisfying combat.

      Not going to be for everyone but for most it seems it certainly has lived up to the hype.
       
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      As long as they ain't game breaking then there really isn't an issue IMO.

      You can pick apart any game like that. I know games that have been out for years that have small issues like that.
       
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      No game breaking ones apart from the Save Bug but that has now been patched on all platforms.
      Not experienced any bugs so far myself.
       
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      Yeah then graphical glitches aren't an issue for me unless it's unplayable.
       
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      God mighty :facepalm:

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      Dodgy hardware there ;)
       
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      No other hardware that intrest me :)
       
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      You can post screenshots of graphical glitches all day long but the fact is I've played this game for 32 hours now and I've not seen a single one, that's more than good enough for me :)
       
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      Not only graphical gliches game play ones aswell. :mad: Like now my magic dont work no more
       
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      Haven't had any issues myself either and put in over 30 hours I think.

      Definitely the best game I've played in a long time. Haven't enjoyed a single player game this much since FF10.

      The amount of content is this game is unbelievable and the side missions are not feeling like a grind at all.

      All in all a 9.5/10 for me so far.
       
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      Vakmestern - you seem to still be very early in the game given a recognise your screenshots as being for the griffon quest. Have a search on Xbox forums and/or see if you can perhaps reset your consoles cache - you seem to be having some very odd glitches.

      I'd urge you to play a bit further too before you write it off - by my reckoning you're perhaps 5% of the way through the game, and you're writing off things like the side quests and combat without really having learned how they work.
       
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      Sounds like clearing the cache and reinstalling the game might help.
      I am playing on Xbox One along with many others in the Xbox One sub-forum and no one has had those issues that I have read or seen so far.
      I have put in over 70 hours and not had anything like above happen.
      Game is fantastic. Simple as that!
       
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      Im early but im level 15 already and 10000 gold
      Im phone to game issues with my massive game profile on live.
       

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