Initial response: I’m intrigued. The voice acting leaves a little be desired, but the opening cutscene definitely held my attention with Geralt battling the striga in a pretty epic battle. The graphics are pretty good, but I am not one of those people who has to have these better than perfect graphics for a game to be enjoyable. I’m currently still defending Kaer Morhen. I’m plodding through it slowly because I don’t know how I feel about the combat right now. It’s giving me some issues.
Okay, maybe that’s not the problem. I think it’s the camera that’s presenting the problem. In combat, since most of it is close range combat, it can be a little hard to keep targeting what you’re trying to kill with the sword. I’m using the OTS (over-the-shoulder) camera right now, and it makes me feel like I don’t have enough room to maneuver. I think I’m going to have to try something different with the camera when I start back to playing.
I know there will be three fighting styles, but right now I only have two--the quick fighting style and the heavy fighting style. I really like the quick style, but I’m learning that this game is going to require that I switch out styles to defeat certain enemies, which is fine. That’ll keep me from mostly button mashing my way through this... I think. I don’t really have much more to say. I’m still very early in the game, so I’ll leave you with this.