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Dev on Dev: The Witness, Obduction Creators Trade Notes

Posted by on Aug 24, 2017

Hi, everyone! Justin at PlayStation.Blog invited me to help celebrate the upcoming PS4 release of Cyan’s game Obduction by doing a question-and-answer session with Rand Miller, CEO and lead designer of the game. I have been playing Rand’s games since the 1990s, and Myst and Riven were both huge influences on The Witness. I felt like this was a good opportunity to ask some serious design questions, so here goes!

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Innovators Sale: Save Up to 60%, 70% with Plus

Posted by on Aug 30, 2016

PlayStation loves creators, and we’ve put together a sale devoted to industry innovators. Starting now, save up to 60 percent on ambitious puzzlers, Kickstarter-funded student projects, handcrafted roguelikes and more. PlayStation Plus members save up to 70 percent. Sony Rewards members earn 3x points.

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PlayStation Blogcast 195: Stranger in a Strange Land

Posted by on Feb 04, 2016

On today’s show, the crew retells their unusual encounters with strangers on PSN. Plus, what defines a “gaming masterpiece?” And what games in the past 10, 20, and 30 years could be given such a powerful title?

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PlayStation Blogcast 194: Firewatch the Skies

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016

On today’s episode, we ever-so-briefly discuss our spoiler-free impressions of The Witness, Ryan talks to Ubisoft Montreal about Far Cry Primal (okay, we couldn’t go a whole week without the Powerhouse), and top off the show with a meaty, 45-minute talk about Firewatch with the creative crew from Campo Santo. Of course, we’ve also got those new releases for next week, including a few that at least two Blogcast hosts have been itching for.

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PlayStation Store Update

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016

Now live on PlayStation Store: long-awaited open world puzzler The Witness, LEGO Marvel’s Avengers, and more.

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The Witness: 6 Spoiler-Free Tips

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016

The Witness is out now. I’ve played and finished Jonathan Blow’s eight-year opus (twice!), but I still haven’t discovered all of its deepest secrets. I’d advise anyone playing The Witness to go in as blind as possible, but having become relatively knowledgeable about the game I’ve come up with six pieces of advice I’d like to share with you.

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The Witness is Out Now on PS4

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016

You can download The Witness on PlayStation Store right now. It’s been a long road to get here and we have worked very hard to make the best game we can. It is the best thing I have ever worked on, and being able to put it out in the world, it’s a good feeling.

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The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 1/26/2016

Posted by on Jan 24, 2016

A beautiful island rife with puzzles. Remnants of life. Secrets buried deep between mountains and trees. The long-awaited puzzler The Witness is finally here, and it’s out this week on PS4.

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