• Cyberpunk 2077's development still bad mainly due to crunch, not “fake” E3 demos

    1 month ago - By Rock, Paper, Shotgun

    A Bloomberg report into the development of Cyberpunk 2077 has shared further details of the game's troubled creation and launch. Journalist Jason Schreier spoke to twenty current and former CD Projekt Red employees, who shared stories of crunch, poor planning, the challenges of the studio's rapid growth, and more. Among this was the detail that Cyberpunk 2077's E3 2018 demo was “almost entirely fake”.
    It's tempting to dwell on this one fact, because it makes us, as players, the wronged party of Cyberpunk 2077's development. Probably that should still be the developers who worked months of...
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  • Cyberpunk 2077: CD Projekt Responds to Report About Fake E3 Demo and More

    Cyberpunk 2077: CD Projekt Responds to Report About Fake E3 Demo and More

    1 month ago - By IGN

    Adam Badowski, the studio head of CD Projekt Red, has responded to a recent report regarding Cyberpunk 2077's alleged fake E3 demo and development issues.
    Badowski took to Twitter to respond to certain points of a report by Bloomberg's Jason Schreier about Cyberpunk 2077, and first addressed the claim that the E3 demo was "entirely fake."
    "It's hard for a trade show game demo not to be a test of vision or vertical slice two years before the game ships, but that doesn't mean it's fake," Badowski wrote. "Compare the demo with the game. Look at the Dumdum scene or car chase, or the many other...
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