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‘The Witness’ iOS Review: A Flawed Port That’s Still a Must-Have

The Witness By: Thekla, inc. (Jonathan Blow) I had a bit of a rocky start with Jonathan Blow's The Witness when it finally made its way over to iOS this year. I grabbed it right away because I had heard such good things about it and was eager to try it for myself. At first, I was a little disappointed. It seemed to be just 2D line-drawing maze puzzles in a 3D environment, and I couldn't understand why it needed to be in 3D. But after playing more, it all became clear and I could see why this Read more [...]

Giveaway: Win a Free iOS Copy of Immersive Puzzle Adventure ‘The Witness’

The Witness By: Thekla, inc. (Jonathan Blow) Update: The winner has been selected and sent his code. Thank you to everyone who entered and stay tuned for more giveaways! If you follow me on YouTube or any social media, you may have noticed that I've been playing Jonathan Blow's The Witness quite a bit over the last two weeks. I was skeptical at first, since it seemed to just be 2D puzzles in a 3D world, but the game soon won me over and hasn't loosened its grip on me. It's been pretty bad for Read more [...]

The Witness: iOS First Impressions and Gameplay Videos

The Witness By: Thekla, inc. (Jonathan Blow) See my review for The Witness here. I'd been looking forward to playing Jonathan Blow's puzzle adventure, The Witness, for quite some time now. I don't enjoy playing games on my PC, so I waited patiently for it to arrive on iOS. Well, that day arrived this week and it's been a bit of a rollercoaster ride. In more ways than one. The game has been giving me some motion sickness, but I keep getting drawn back to it for the puzzles and mysteries. The Read more [...]

‘The Witness’ on iOS Might Not Be For You If You Get Motion Sickness

The Witness By: Thekla, inc. (Jonathan Blow) Update: I started playing on my iPhone and it is less of an issue. Read my thoughts about that here. I'd been looking forward to playing Jonathan Blow's The Witness on my iPad ever since it was released on PC and announced it would be coming to iOS eventually. I heard great things about it and loved the look of it, with its gorgeous island that houses all the puzzles. I'm also a big puzzle fan. So when it released today, I deleted some other apps Read more [...]