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Namco picks up Witcher 2 for New Zealand

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings will be coming to a shop near you thanks to a Namco Bandai deal.

Namco Bandai Partners Australia New Zealand (and breathe) has picked up the distribution rights for The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings from Polish developer CD Projekt RED. The RPG sequel is currently due for release in 2011.
“We're very excited and proud to be adding The Witcher 2 to our line up for 2011,” said Olivier Comte, VP Marketing, Sales & Publishing, Namco Bandai. “The team at CD Projekt RED is one of the most passionate and skilled in the world, and they are committed to delivering the best possible experience to their fans, which leads me to believe we will have an amazing game on our hands.”
Just in case you didn’t know, the sequel continues the adventures of witcher Geralt of Rivia (pictured). The game features “an original, brutal combat system that uniquely combines tactical elements with dynamic action, letting players feel every sword blow,” says the publisher. Not sure about that...

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