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First trailer for Journey, the next game from the creators of Flower

Since its clandestine premier at the very end of this year’s E3, we’ve been entranced with Journey. From the simplistic but beautiful design to the enigma of what the gameplay actually is, the PSN title from thatgamecompany (of Flow and Flower fame) piqued our interest, but there’s been virtually no new info since June. Fortunately the first video footage of it hit the web last night. Watch the vid now:

The video was posted on the US PlayStation blog by Kellee Santiago (President and Co-Founder of thatgamecompany) with zero new info, just leaving the trailer to speak for itself, which it does very well. This was preceded by a brief glimpse behind the scenes on Game Trailers TV, but they only talked about their drive to give a new, wondrous experience in a sci-fi/fantasy world where players are at times made to feel powerless in the face of Journey’s enemies. As cool as that sounds, we kind of knew that already.

That short talk and the above new screens will have to do for now, but hopefully we’ll know more soon, like the release date for instance. Maybe thatgamecompany is explaining so little to get us in the mind set of a confused wanderer who knows nothing but what’s in front of them. That’s got to be it.

Dec 10, 2010

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16 comments

  • Spybreak8 - December 12, 2010 7:43 p.m.

    That was beautiful.
  • Snowyjoe - December 12, 2010 3:39 a.m.

    Love how Sony supports it's indie companies.
  • ThatGuyFromTV - December 11, 2010 1:06 a.m.

    The music reminded me of Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles (the first one) did anyone else think that?
  • ChuckB - December 10, 2010 11:44 p.m.

    @EIA: Sony has had the upper hand for some time now; M$ still can't get their own shit straight outside of Kinect.
  • JoeMasturbaby - December 10, 2010 10:35 p.m.

    i hope actual gameplay of something happening is release before they decide to release the game.
  • 510BrotherPanda - December 10, 2010 10:18 p.m.

    The "Purey-stay-shon" ending tag line at the end killed the ambiance.
  • aham1994 - December 10, 2010 10:16 p.m.

    This looks like it could be the PS3s Limbo. PLEASE PORT NOW!!! So is this a side scroller, platformer, puzzle. I can't really understand.
  • WickedSid - December 10, 2010 9:42 p.m.

    This game alone made me want to get a PS3, when the first info came out at E3.
  • ElAmmoBandito - December 10, 2010 9:38 p.m.

    Loved flower so this is a must buy.Man so far it seems like sony gots the upper hand this 2011!
  • CrashmanX - December 10, 2010 9:36 p.m.

    Gotta say, I loved flOw so much that I bought flower and regret nothing. Cant wait to see this one too, it looks freaking beautiful.
  • CaptCOMMANDO - December 10, 2010 9:13 p.m.

    Oh man, this game looks to be brilliant! Can't wait!
  • Corsair89 - December 10, 2010 8:43 p.m.

    I am excite!
  • cj12297 - December 10, 2010 8:01 p.m.

    its actually uncharted 3: drake's journey
  • Jackelsburg - December 10, 2010 7:45 p.m.

    this game as perked my interest...
  • it_burns - December 10, 2010 7:29 p.m.

    Don't stop believin'!
  • GurrenLagann - December 10, 2010 7:26 p.m.

    Can't wait to play it! I loved Flower, but it was kind of short so I hope this game is much longer.

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