- Thekla, Inc President Jonathan Blow
posted up some fresh PS4 development details today for The Witness on PlayStation 4 below.
To quote: The Witness is a game where you explore an abandoned island and solve puzzles. We've been working on this game for a long time (It's been more than five years since I began working on it, myself!
The rest of the team joined at various times after that.). We don't know the release date yet; it's still officially "when it's done," but these days "when it's done" is getting closer and closer.
The Witness is an ambitious game with a lot of things for us to get right, and getting it right takes time; I don't want to rush the game out at the cost of quality.
Here are some of the things we've been working on lately:
• Design. All the gameplay along the "main line" of the game - the stuff you would expect to do from the beginning to the end of a standard playthrough - is done. But, this is a game that has a lot of extra things for players who are really into the game and want more; we're still designing some of those extras.
• Modeling and texturing. The Witness has a lot of different locations, and it's very important that they all receive the same degree of care. Most of the island where The Witness takes place is fully...