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The Witness (PS4 / PC / iOS) Gameplay Footage Revealed In High Definition

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The Witness is a game by Jonathan Blow that will be released for PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and iOS platforms some time during the middle of 2014. The following footage shows off the creator himself playing through the title during a Preview Event which was held in New York City During November 2013 (and uploaded with the permission of Jonathan Blow, of course). Take a look at it below in high definition.

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Phil Fish Cancels Fez 2 After Telling Journalist to ‘Kill’ Himself

kil-yourself fez 2 cancelled

According to reports, the developer behind Fez 2’s website and Twitter have announced that the game has now been cancelled. This stems from a long-winded Twitter argument which includes Fez creator Phil Fish telling a journalist to “Kill” himself while also berating the entire journalism industry as well as making a proper arse of himself and fellow indie game developers who might have been voicing some extremely unpopular opinions. Turns out this is very lightweight in terms of internet drama, but nonetheless Phil Fish appears to have turned into quite the crybaby over it. The argument played out something like this:

  • Journalists: “MS might self-publish.”
  • Phil Fish: “No they might not.”
  • Journalists: “Nah Uh.”
  • Phil Fish: “Yah Huh.”
  • Journalists: “Can we have your thoughts on this Phil Fish?”
  • Phil Fish: “How dare you ask for my thoughts on this. You should kill yourself.”
  • Journalists: “Wha? Hey, you can’t say that to us.”
  • Phil Fish: “Fez 2 cancelled.”
  • Phil Fish: “I’m a victim, feel bad for me. Also, I quit making games citing the previous sentence.”

Editor’s Note: (Comedic Dramatization, not actual conversation, but accurate representation of it. Scroll down some highlights of the real thing.)

Phil Fish has Mental Illness

Phil Fish Lashing Out As Always

Phil Fish Mental Illness Cant Take His Own Meds

Phil Fish - Hypocrit Developer Quits the Biz over Tweets

Yeah some real abuse Phil, FROM you not towards you, nice try though. I’m sure the twelve people who know what Fez is are heart-broken right now, but fear not. Reports are still coming in fresh that this may all be a publicity stunt and the game may not really be cancelled after all. Only time will tell.

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The Witness on PS4: Conversations with Creators

Published on May 23, 2013
In this installment of Conversations with Creators, President of Thelka Inc., Jonathan Blow takes you through The Witness and what it’s like to be a small developer building for the PlayStation 4. You’ll also find out what separates The Witness from other puzzle games.

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Sony’s Pro-Gamer Attitude Wins Them a PlayStation 4 Exclusive

Take a look at this recount from developer of Braid and the upcoming “The Witness” for PlayStation 4:

“People have been speculating that I got a money hat for this agreement with Sony, or that we needed to do this in order to fund development of The Witness. Actually, no money was involved at all. There were people at Sony who really liked the game and were keeping in touch with us about it, and so we naturally started going to their PS4 developer events, got a dev kit, and started playing with it”

“Originally we thought we might be on the PS3 or Xbox 360, but eventually we decided not to target either of those due to the relatively low system specs. After some more time went by, and our release date drifted further into the future, we realized that the next-generation console launch time might be a good time to release the game” 

“I don’t have good communication with anyone at Microsoft right now, and haven’t been disclosed on their next console, but all our technical people like the PS4 specs a lot more than the leaked Durango specs, and we like the positioning of the PS4 (it’s about games) a lot more than what we perceive Microsoft’s positioning is going to be. We like the PS4 and we like the people at Sony we are working with, so it was an easy choice to make the agreement”

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