If you look at the holiday lineup for 2011, every other release is about a “hero” that stabs, shoots, or harms others in some way. Not every game has to be about killing! There’s room for more peaceful endeavors in this industry. What about games that are more… relaxing? Like flying through the desert and exploring a massive, mystifying world? That’s where Journey comes in. If you don’t know what Journey is than we suggest you watch the trailer below - you won’t be disappointed (unless you go in expecting blood, in which case this isn’t for you).
flying out to Japan for Tokyo Game Show was loads of fun, TGS was all the
weaker thanks to the absence of The Last Guardian, as the beautiful looking
game that we once hoped would hit the PS3 this year seems to be a ways
off. Still, we could take solace in knowing that Journey was coming this
year to fill the void of PS3-exclusive works of stunning artistic expression.
Now it turns out the presumed 2011 release wasn’t as assured as we thought, as
the game has now been confirmed for “Spring 2012...”
Here's a behind-the-scenes clip from Sony's upcoming Journey, which eschews the usual breathless enthusiasm in favor of letting the game's score speak for itself. Composer Austin Wintory explains his influences in a post to Sony's blog...
Thatgamecompany revealed it has
completed work on Journey, and will be ready to guide PlayStation
Network wanderers through its “interactive parable” on March 13...
When Journey arrives for PlayStation
Network, it will mark developer Thatgamecompany's third and possibly
final Sony-exclusive title. Looking past its latest desert adventure,
the studio said it's ready to begin venturing beyond its PS3
Sony has revealed some trippy
incentives for PlayStation Plus members, including a free copy Sly
Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus HD and early access to thatgamecompany's desert-crawling odyssey...
Wondering what strange encounters and trippy
adventures await you in Journey? Let Thatgamecompany's sun-scorched
launch trailer be your guide to tomorrow's PSN release...
LittleBigPlanet tie-ins aren't just for big-name blockbusters. PSN indie hit Journey is the inspiration for Sackboy's next set of duds and stickers, which you can preview in this wallpaper-ready glimpse...
In bittersweet news for
thatgamecompany, Journey has been declared PlayStation Network's
fastest-selling game, while studio co-founder Kellee Santiago has
declared she is departing the team to pursue “new arenas”...
Two of gaming's trendiest characters
are suiting up for their LittleBigPlanet 2 cameos this week. Without
giving anything away, we'll just say a Laarg PS Vita mascot is
about to take a Journey. Yeah ... so ...we pretty much gave it