CD Projekt Red is one of the world’s brightest video game developers right now. Its most recent effort, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, wontons of awards and praise, and I’m really looking forward to the developer’s work in Cyberpunk 2077.
What about that name, though? In a massive and wonderful interview with studio lead Marcin Iwinski, Glixel asked about the name following a little suggestion by the dev.
It turns out, Iwinski and Michał Kiciński (co-founder) used to import games on CDs from the United States to Poland, and “Michał was selling them at the computer market on the weekends.”
Initially, we got them from any channel we could. I remember one of our first contacts was a company called Just CDs in Anaheim. I was just on the phone, ordering games like, “Five units of Indiana Jones. Two units of Day of the Tentacle.” After three months of this sort of incubation, in the gray zone so to speak, we said, “Hey, it’s going well. Let’s start a company.”
And that’s why it’s called CD Projekt?
Exactly, because we were the first with CDs. And then, you know, we slowly learned how the industry worked. We went for the first time to the Consumer Electronics Show. We were in heaven.
That doesn’t explain the “Red” part of CD Projekt Red
I love this interview, and you can get it all by hitting the source below. I wish Glixel asked Iwinski about the “Red” part of the name CD Projekt Red.
Woulda, coulda, shoulda.
The Galaxy S20 Ultra's Space Zoom camera is amazing and a bit creepy
The Galaxy S20 Ultra supports up to 100X zoom, which Samsung calls Space Zoom, but is it any good? Can a phone really product usable photos at 100x zoom? We've got our Galaxy S20 Ultra already so join us to find out!
Win an iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch with the Reader's Choice giveaway!
What's the best phone of 2019? Is it the iPhone 11 Pro, Pixel 4 or OnePlus 7T? What about the best laptop, games console, tablet and more? Vote NOW in the Reader's Choice awards and win BIG in time for the holidays!
Here are the best products from IFA 2019!
Here are the products announced at IFA 2019 that were worthy of our Best of IFA 2019 awards. Also featuring MrMobile's single best product at the show!
Break open a Loot Llama to find these gifts for Fortnite fans
Get your fortnite loving friends and family these awesome gifts. They will love you and emote for you. If you don't what that means, ask them and they'll show you.