Back at the beginning of December we posted about a very cool upcoming game called Witcheye from indie developer Peter Malamud Smith which was sort of a throwback NES-style platformer about a witch who could transform into a flying eyeball. You know, normal stuff. While Smith had previously released the clever puzzle/avoidance game Sattelina ($1.99) and its spinoff Satellina Zero (Free) on iOS, he was also part of the team that created the very well-received “lost" NES game The Great Gatsby back in 2011, which you can play in Flash in your browser. The Great Gatsby felt about as authentic of an NES game as you could get without having it actually be from the NES era, and that’s relevant to this discussion as Witcheye is going for that same authentic feel. We hadn’t really heard much about Witcheye since that original post, but responding to a progress update query Smith swooped into our upcoming forums like a flying eyeball and posted many new animated gifs of Witcheye in action. Enjoy!
That’s just a few examples of the latest look at Witcheye, and you can see many more as well as about a dozen of the original gifs from December if you drop on by the game’s forum thread. The game is looking so good I just want to post ALL THE GIFS all in a row right here and now, but I’d feel bad for crashing everyone’s browsers. Unfortunately Witcheye doesn’t have a firm release date beyond some point in 2018, but maybe if we all ask real nicely and post our enthusiasm for the game in the forum thread that will light a fire under our dear Peter Malamud Smith’s behind and get this thing finished up sooner rather than later.