The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (2011)
"Wiedzmin 2: Zabójcy królów" (original title)

Video Game  |  Action, Adventure, Drama  |  17 May 2011 (USA)
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Geralt must track down a mysterious kingslayer, who seams to have the powers and skills of a witcher. Did the leaders of a joint rebellion of non-human races, who fight for their freedom, send him, or is there more to this mystery?



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Geralt of Rivia (voice)
Alexander Morton ...
Zoltan Chivay (voice)
Antony Byrne ...
King Foltest (voice)
Dethmold (voice)
Eiry Hughes ...
Saskia (voice)
Jaimi Barbakoff ...
Triss Merigold (voice)
Bernard Loredo (voice)
Dandelion (voice)
Laura Rogers ...
Ves (voice)
Mark Frost ...
Iorveth (voice)
Mark Healy ...
Vernon Roche (voice)
Letho of Gulet (voice)
Nico Lennon ...
Síle de Tansarville (voice)
Pandora Colin ...
Philippa Eilhart (voice)


The player is Geralt of Rivia, a professional monster slayer, a witcher. Entangled in the political turmoil that engulfed Temeria, Geralt helped quell the rebellion of the Order of the Flaming Rose. Soon after, he saved King Foltest's life when the monarch was attacked by a witcher-like assassin. He continues to protect the king, serving as his bodyguard as Foltest strives to bring peace to his kingdom. The Order's last bastions have yielded to the royal army, yet one more task remains - the Baroness La Valette announced her secession from the realm, and her fortress must be taken. A month after the attempted assassination, Foltest's armies stand at the gates of La Valette Castle, preparing for a final assault. Still at Foltest's side, Geralt is among them, unable to begin his personal quest to discover the mysterious assassin's origin and identity... Written by Official Site

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Geralt of Rivia: Let's get out of here, Vernon.
Vernon Roche: Have you lost your mind?
Geralt of Rivia: [of Henselt] You wanted to kill a king, not a cockroach.
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Excellent story and atmosphere, but gameplay is a mixed bag.
16 September 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A good game nearly ruined by inconsistent difficulty and frustrating or unreliable mechanics. It has sadly contracted Xbox consolitis (on top of the first game's already mediocre controls). You may have to mash a button 5 times before it registers. Many quests and scripted sequences are convoluted and confusing, leading to excessive trial and error gameplay. Often I had to trawl forums and wikis for help. Combat is more difficult & realistic but some fights seem far too difficult, as if the difficulty setting randomly changes. At least TW1 was consistently too easy. But despite its flaws, this is an atmospheric game set in a detailed believable world, that continues the great story of Geralt of Rivia. Absolutely worth getting in a steam sale, but you may want to play it on 'easy' even if you are an experienced gamer.

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