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Average Player Score Based on 70 ratings
7.1
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Score Breakdown Based on 70 ratings
  1. 10 (10)
  2. 9 (14)
  3. 8 (18)
  4. 7 (11)
  5. 6 (3)
  6. 5 (1)
  7. 4 (4)
  8. 3 (1)
  9. 2 (4)
  10. 1 (4)

What Gamespot Users have to say about The Witness

  • Rating:10

    A puzzle game that is just as challenging as it is rewarding.

    The Witness has been on my radar ever since the announcement of the Playstation 4. Right away the bold and colorful world grabbed my attention. The crazy thing, this entire world is based purely around solving puzzles. ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    It is great at what it does, only problem is, it does not try to do that much

    The witness is a pure puzzle game. With over 500 “standard” puzzles and over 100 more “environmental” (hidden in the environment) puzzles it will keep you occupied for dozens of hours. If you are ... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    8/10 because not everyone will respond well to Blow's efforts

    The Witness is a puzzle game and should not be purchased by anyone not liking puzzles. But it is also Jonathan Blow's attempt to turn a game into an essay, or an essay into a game. To at least understand the intent of... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6

    Wasted Potential

    The following review is my opinion of the game after (presumably) 100%ing it. Minor spoilers (by virtue of reviewing) are included.Pros -It's pretty. Lack of hand holding - the game trusts that you are intelligent enoug... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    It's a masterclass in simple ideas culminating in an experience as art.

    I preordered "Everyone's Gone to The Rapture" and was utterly disappointed, I waited, read reviews and bought "The Witness" and am enthralled. It is, divisive, but it is a masterclass in simple ideas culminating in an e... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    The Witness

    This game is about solving puzzles and maze, I have seen much better games on Android! (The Room 1,2,3 ) but this game is released for much more powerful machines than phones and tablets, so come on guys. I give 8/10 poi... Read Full Review

    2 of 4 users found the following review helpful