The Witness

Big, beautiful and rewarding, Jon Blow's enigmatic puzzle epic is virtuoso game design - and only a fraction too clever for its own good.


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Key events

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The Witness! Assassin's Creed! Dead Space 2! Cars 2.

The Witness to get a PS4 Pro patch

"Sometimes Sony even surprises developers!"

The Witness gets an 8-bit demake

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FeatureNobody is sure what The Witness is about

How Jonathan Blow makes us feel simultaneously smart and stupid.

The Witness has already shifted "substantially more than 100k" copies

More than doubled Braid's first week sales.

Does The Witness make you feel sick?

There's an update in the works that should help.

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We talk The Witness, visiting Riot Games, and virtual reality.

The Witness costs 29.99, pre-orders now live

Save 1 by pre-ordering it from the Humble Store.

The Witness release date set for January on PS4 and PC

Blow expects it to take 80-100 hours for completionists.

The Witness to run at 1080p 60fps on PS4

Nine new screens show off its bold aesthetic.

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Jonathan Blow explains why his PS4 puzzle adventure doesn't need explaining.

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"It's not just about our policies, it's about our people."

The Witness may launch on PC and iOS alongside PS4

Will it ever come to the next Xbox?

Every PlayStation 4 game, every developer announced so far

UPDATE: 169 companies have now signed up. Still no The Last Guardian.

FeatureThe big interview: Sony's Shuhei Yoshida on PS4

"It's more about services than the system."

The Witness to debut exclusively on PS4

UPDATE: First gameplay trailer within. Jonathan Blow's next to be 25 hours long, open world.

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More wonder, more awe.

The Witness now "much longer" than 10-15 hours

Endgame "may be the most interesting thing I have ever designed", reckons Blow.

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Wonder and joy, please.

Console port of The Witness "not worth it"

Plus, Braid developer critiques Portal 2.

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FeatureThe Witness

Puzzle quest.

50/50 chance of The Witness in 2012

"It is a long time"  Blow.

Jonathan Blow asks fans to "have faith"

Don't judge The Witness by its blue mazes.

Braid creator shows off new game

The Witness was on display at PAX.

Braid maker shows The Witness

Blow reveals art, story snippets.

J Blow teases new game, The Witness

Out in 2011 on multiple platforms.