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"[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 PC...

June 12th 2014 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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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 optimizati...

May 14th 2014 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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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 the...

February 21st 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Days after Braid hit Xbox Live Arcade in 2008, we posted a story titled "Why should we care about Braid?" We liked the game and felt the need to explain: It was a simple platformer made by a handful of people, it was pretty and it had solid controls. This wasn't a review of Braid. It was a defense...

February 14th 2014 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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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 from...

October 17th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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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 written...

May 23rd 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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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 a...

February 21st 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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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.%Gallery-1794...

February 21st 2013 at 12:15pm 0 Comments
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At the PlayStation 4 reveal event, Braid creator Jonathan Blow has announced that his upcoming puzzle title, The Witness, is coming to Sony's new platform.Blow revealed that only Sony's new hardware will house the console version of The Witness during the game's "release window."The developer descr...

February 20th 2013 at 7:16pm 0 Comments
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Indie Game: The Movie has come full circle, first covering games as they limped their way to their first platform launches, only to end up on one of those very platforms itself. Indie Game: The Movie is available on Steam for $10 as the first feature-length film to ever be hosted on Valve's service...

June 12th 2012 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Soon after launching his debut hit, Braid, on Xbox Live Arcade in 2008, creator Jonathan Blow issued a cheeky walkthrough tip on his personal site. In so many words, it said "suck it up and don't use a walkthrough" – a statement which many saw as reflective of a perceived "my way" attitude to...

March 14th 2012 at 6:00am 0 Comments