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The second installment in the RPG saga about the Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, features a thoroughly engrossing, mature storyline defining new standards for thought-provoking, non-linear game narration. In addition to an epic story, the game features an original, brutal combat system that uniquely combines tactical elements with
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The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings is a single player Role Playing Game (RPG), and sequel to the critically acclaimed 2007 PC game, The Witcher. Based on the short stories and novels of Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski, Assassins Of Kings continues the adventures of the Medieval monster hunter for hire, Geralt of Rivia. It is also the first game in The Witcher franchise to be released on Xbox 360. Game features include: hack n' slash and magical combat, a mature storyline, game development based on choices made during mission play and dialog chains, weapons variety, and graphics quality and control functionality on par with the PC release.

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  • Immersive and Mature, Nonlinear Storyline

    The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings Enhanced Edition is a complex, expansive adventure in which every decision may have grave consequences. Its intense, emotionally charged, nonlinear story is designed for mature players, offering over 40 hours of gameplay, 4 different beginnings and 16 different endings. In the gameworld of The Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings player decisions impact relations with other characters and entire communities, and may also influence the political situation in the Northern Kingdoms.

  • A Realistic, Vast Game World

    Experience and exceptionally realistic, vast game world, teeming with its own life. Explore numerous, highly varied locations, including the mighty La Valette Castle, the bustling dwarven mining town of Vergen, multiple border garrisons and fortresses, ancient forests, and the vibrant trading post and river port of Flotsam.

  • Spectacular, Tactical Combat

    Spectacular, dynamic, brutal combat system featuring numerous tactical options, including advanced monster fighting technique. Combine real-time interactive moves like parry, dodge and riposte with combat based on RPG character traits to succeed in battle. New combat elements include ranged weapons (daggers and bombs), traps and bait, the magic Heliotrope Sign, as well as the ability to sneak up on and launch non-lethal attacks on your foes.

  • Xbox 360 Specific Functionality

    To ensure the quality of play as The Witcher franchise expands to consoles. The game camera and targeting have been redesigned for Xbox 360, and with upgraded pad controls, players will now be able to experience fully The Witcher 2's spectacular and thrilling combat.

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