Sony has unveiled the selection of games it will be dolloping into the laps of PlayStation Plus subscribers in March - and it's a strong showing, despite being the first month that Vita and PlayStation 3 titles aren't included.
First out of the gate is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered, the 2016 spruce-up of Infinity Ward's revered 2007 shooter. As Digital Foundry explained at launch, the word 'remastered' does the experience something of a disservice, with developer Raven Software's work on the game much closer to a a fully-fledged remake.
"While its shooting might feel creaky," said Eurogamer contributor Nathan Ditum, "Modern Warfare's ability to inject meaningful moments into its action still feels remarkable. There's a sense of wonderful craft here, of minute and imaginative design, from the small bits of chatter that constantly flow during missions, to the grandstanding set pieces that define Modern Warfare. The standout moments are so numerous it's hard to really call them standout."
Jonathan Blow, creator of Braid and The Witness, has shown more of his new puzzle game. It's a game inspired by (and even, it seems, codenamed) Sokoban, the old Japanese game about pushing boxes in specific orders to cover all the marks on the floor.
April's Xbox Live Games with Gold line-up feels like a particularly good one.
Today, Sony updated the PlayStation 4 so that it supports the High Dynamic Range (HDR) colour capabilities of some UHD, or 4K, TVs.
The developers of The Witness will patch the game to make the most of the PlayStation 4 Pro when it comes out on 10th November.
Developer Jonathan Blow announced that the patch will enhance the overall visual quality of the game.
The Witness already runs at 60 frames per second on the original PS4, so the patch is designed to improve visual quality.
Jonathan Blow's perplexing puzzle game The Witness is heading to Xbox One with a tentative release date of 13th September.
Someone has made an 8-bit demake of Jonathan Blow's fiendishly difficult puzzle game The Witness.
You can now duplicate games from your Steam library into your GOG.com library using a new feature called GOG Connect, which connects your two accounts.
Speedrunner FearfulFerret has set a world record for dashing through 100 per cent of The Witness' puzzles in three hours, 16 minutes and 21 seconds. At one point he leaves his apartment to drive to a restaurant, picks up a fish sandwich, and drives back. All while on the clock.
Jonathan Blow's mesmerising, maddening open-world puzzler The Witness has shifted "substantially more than 100,000 units" in a week.
Someone has finished Jonathan Blow's ambitious puzzle wonderland The Witness in 25 minutes and 53 seconds.
While most are playing The Witness without a care in the world, some are struggling to keep their lunch down. Not because of horrible bloody violence, but because of motion sickness.
We're one week out from Jonathan Blow's long, long-awaited follow-up to Braid with the Witness arriving on 26th January for PC and PS4. Now, pre-orders are live with the price set at £29.99 on Steam and £28.99 on the Humble Store.
The Witness, Jonathan Blow's long-awaited follow-up to Braid, will be out on 26th January for PS4 and PC, the developer has announced.
The game had been delayed quite a lot as Blow was originally hoping to get it ready around the PS4's launch nearly two years ago. "We originally thought The Witness would be coming out toward the end of the PS4 launch window, but... there's just been a lot to do," Blow said on the PlayStation Blog. "I think when the game is in your hands, you'll find it to be intricate and deep, and also unlike anything else you have played."
"I figured it would have between eight and 12 hours of playtime. As it happens, the game we've finally built is around 10 times as big as that," Blow explained. "If you are a completionist who wants to wring every last drop out of the game, you might expect to play for 80 hours, or possibly 100. For people who don't want to go quite that far, the game's still got plenty for you."
Jonathan Blow's long-awaited follow-up to Braid, The Witness, will run at 1080p with 60 fps on PS4, according to its creator.
Braid developer and elder statesman of sticking it to the man, Jonathan Blow, has teased VR support for his upcoming first-person puzzle game The Witness.
Indie developer Jonathan Blow has insisted Sony didn't pay for The Witness console exclusivity.
Blow took to the stage during Sony's PlayStation 4 conference on Wednesday night to announce that The Witness would come to the console exclusively.
In a follow-up interview Blow told Kotaku this means The Witness is a PS4 console exclusive, and may come to the PC and mobile platforms at launch also - if the developer can manage it.
Last night's PlayStation 4 unveiling included a flurry of new game announcements, and confirmation of the 60-odd games companies which are already signed up to support Sony's next-gen console.
Deep Down (working title) - Capcom
Destiny - Bungie
Update: The Witness' debut trailer has just been released. Check out its strange setting below.
Original story: Braid creator Jonathon Blow's upcoming game The Witness will be a timed PlayStation 4 exclusive, as was announced as Sony's PlayStation event tonight.
Described as "a game about epiphany," The Witness will be open world, but Blow emphasises how compact it will be. Despite this condensed design Blow suggests that the game will take at least 25 hours to complete.
The area in which The Witness, Jonathan Blow's Braid follow-up, ends is perhaps the most interesting thing he has ever made, he reckons.
Porting forthcoming indie puzzler The Witness from PC to consoles isn't worth the effort at present, according to Braid creator Jonathan Blow.
Braid creator Jonathan Blow's next game, The Witness, could be delayed from Christmas 2011 to some time in 2012.
Braid creator Jonathan Blow has asked gamers not to jump to conclusions about his new game, The Witness, based on early video footage showing blue mazes.
Braid creator Jonathan Blow has confirmed his new game, The Witness, was on show at the Penny Arcade Expo - though you might not have noticed.
Jonathan Blow, creator of Braid, has offered the first images of his new game The Witness.
Braid creator Jonathan Blow has begun teasing his name game, The Witness, a new website for which says it will be released on multiple platforms - "whatever makes sense in late 2011, when the game will hopefully be finished".