The Witness – Mini Review!

The Witness

What is it?

The Witness is a puzzle-adventure game that sees you play a human roaming around an island solving maze-based puzzles.


PC, PS4 & Xbox One

Bright and colourful.
Generally quite pretty.
Wide variety of puzzles.
Offers little reason to continue playing, other than to solve more puzzles.
Lacks a decent guide.
Easy to get stuck and not know why.


I’ve heard nothing but good things about The Witness, but I’ve struggled to get into it. The puzzles are great once you know what you’re doing and there are plenty of them, but if you can’t find the “tutorial” set of puzzles, you’re going to have a bad time. Especially as it’s not clear where those puzzles are. Generally it’s alright, but not one I’d list on my “must have” list.


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