'Myst'-impressed recreation 'The Witness' hits PS4 and PC in January

'Myst'-inspired game 'The Witness' hits PS4 and PC in January

The Witness has been cloaked in a good bit of thriller since Jonathan Blow began engaged on it in 2009, proper after the rabid success of his first recreation, Braid. Now, we lastly have some concrete info: The Witness will launch on PlayStation four and PC on January twenty sixth, 2016. Blow and his workforce introduced the discharge date in a brand new (4K, 60fps) trailer that exhibits off the sport’s newest graphics and a little bit of puzzle-based mostly gameplay.

The Witness takes place on a stunning 3D island that seems to be full of secrets and techniques and an odd mixture of know-how and ruins. It is a massive, dense recreation with 677 puzzles finally rely. The Witness is visually harking back to The Talos Precept — a sensible 3D, first-individual puzzle recreation from Croteam — however Blow says that is the place the similarities finish.

“I feel these two video games are finally about very totally different topics, and have been made for very totally different causes, and you are feeling the variations if you play,” he informed Engadget in February. “That stated, it’s probably that somebody fascinated by one recreation could also be within the different recreation.”

Blow undoubtedly hopes loads of individuals are occupied with The Witness — over the previous six years, he is poured all the cash he comprised of Braid (hundreds of thousands of dollars) into his second recreation.