Briefly: Jonathan Blow's next puzzle game, The Witness, arrives January 26, and he's announced it will cost you $US40 ($58) on PS4 and PC. While a game's pricing is not usually noteworthy — and Blow has been raising expectations on The Witness for a while now — I suspect this may come as a surprise for some people. Heads up!
The Witness Will Cost You $58
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On a long drive through the wastelands in the Nomad, my passengers briefly discuss dissecting me for the sake of scientific curiosity. We get shot at. We collect the data file needed for a mission and return to the Tempest for analysis. One of my companions pulls me aside to discuss a disagreement we had had on a previous mission. I leave him angrily tweaking a piece of equipment and then suddenly find myself flirting with one of my other companions on this crazy mission through uncharted space. Yep. This is definitely a Mass Effect game.