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The Witness is Being Made Just for Me

Have you ever felt like someone made something just for you?  As if they studied everything about you and found the formula for what would you would consider the most perfect movie/book/TV show/game in the world?  It’s the way I felt when I watched the Wachowski brothers’ Speed Racer movie, and it’s the way I feel when I hear Jonathan Blow talk about The Witness. When I first heard about The Witness, I was so psyched that a game designer I really admire, who already made something I really enjoy, was working on a new game in my favorite genre.…

My 3 Most Anticipated Puzzle/Mystery Games of 2012

Okay, so maybe a more honest title would be “The Only 3 Puzzle/Mystery Games I Know Are Coming Out in 2012”, since I’m not exactly up on my game news, but I am super anticipating these three upcoming games!   #1 – The Witness I’ve been wigging out over this game since I first heard/wrote about it back in February.  Braid-creator Jonathan Blow has made it his mission to revamp the adventure game in his upcoming puzzle and exploration game, The Witness.  Blow has tons of insight and innovative ideas when it comes to puzzle games, and there is no developer I’d…

The Witness – Upcoming expolration-puzzle game by creator of Braid

The Witness - Island

I recently learned about independent game developer Jonathan Blow‘s upcoming game, The Witness, and I can hardly wait for it to be released!  Blow is best known for his critically acclaimed (and extremely fun) puzzle platformer, Braid.  Braid was enjoyable not only for its unique gameplay mechanics and challenging puzzles, but for its robustness.  Gorgeous graphics, haunting music, even the sound effects made Braid a rich and memorable experience.  And for those who like a little mystery with their puzzles, Braid offered a subtle, enigmatic back story for its silent protagonist.  Unraveling his past was almost as satisfying as solving the puzzles…