Jonathan Blow, developer of the critically-acclaimed Xbox Live Arcade game Braid, has let loose a few details of his upcoming game, Witness.

The reason we care is, in addition to being fans of Braid, we were interested in the game’s release date.

Says Blow, he’s looking to release the game in late 2011, when the game will hopefully be finished.

When was the last time a hotly-anticipated game was expected to drop more than a full two years from its announcement?   Usually a big game is announced for the very next year, at the latest…and then delays carry it through the two year mark.

Let’s see how this extremely advanced start on marketing a game works out…in a couple of years.