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Joystiq's E3 2014 Selections

With E3 2014 in the books, Joystiq's writers look back at their favorites from the show. With the only stipulation being that the game must have been playable to qualify, the team presents its selections for favorite games of E3 2014. From independent gems to major releases from powerhouse...

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The Witness and the joy of intuition

"[When making] adventure games, your puzzles should have a point," Braid creator Jonathan Blow said during a gameplay demonstration for his upcoming PlayStation 4 first-person puzzler The Witness at E3 today. Blow opened the demo by stating that his latest project was inspired by puzzle-driven...

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Bear witness to new screens of The Witness on PS4

Indie developer Jonathan Blow has published a status update and a new set of screenshots for his PC and PS4 first-person adventure game The Witness, revealing that the game's core campaign is complete and mostly modeled. Currently, the team developing The Witness is working on framerate...

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Sit back and take a gander at these idyllic The Witness screens

It's unfair of Braid designer Jon Blow and his indie team Number None to show these The Witness screens now, not only because we have to wait until "mid-2014" to play the game, but because they look much warmer than the bitterly cold winter that surrounds us. Brrr. The area in these screens of...

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Braid creator working with Valve to bring The Witness to VR systems [update]

Puzzle fans eager to be stumped by The Witness' island might have noticed a coy post in November from game designer Jonathan Blow, which featured double-vision screenshots of the game's environment. Blow followed that tease in December by announcing The Witness' 3D TV and Oculus Rift support, but...

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The Witness adds Oculus Rift, 3D TV support

The Witness, the next game from Braid creator Jonathan Blow, will support the Oculus Rift on PC. "The main work we are doing is not for the Oculus," Blow told Engadget. "But then, since we are doing 3D it is not that big a step to support the Oculus also, so we are implementing support for it."...

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The Witness at least tripled in size during development

Following up on a recent playthrough, Braid developer Jonathan Blow revealed that his upcoming PC and PlayStation 4 open-world adventure game The Witness ballooned in scope during development, and now spans between 25 and 40 hours of gameplay. "Just the other week, we played through the game...

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The Witness shares some gameplay secrets in developer video, post

Since announcing The Witness is on its way to Sony's PS4, Jonathan Blow and his development team have remained mostly mum about development. The game is still coming along, with Blow refining all of the details before the game launches, he explains on the PlayStation Blog in a video and a...

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Jonathan Blow bears Witness to getting an indie, PC game on PS4

Jonathan's Blow's next mind-melting puzzler has a bright – and colorful – future in the next generation, as he took center stage at Sony's conference last night to announce The Witness would come to PlayStation 4 as a timed exclusive. After the show, Blow told us that his team is hard...

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The Witness trailer requires your corroboration

From the mind that made you tear your hair out at slow-moving clouds, The Witness looks a bright, colorful, and serene prospect in this trailer from last night's PS4 reveal. After gawking at Braid's darker side, we know better than to assume a Jon Blow game is all cuddles and rainbows. ...

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