Only critics have been able to play it ahead of its March 13 release date, but the PSN exclusive “Journey” has been creating some big hype in the past couple days.
According to the pictures available online, you control a triangle person as he wanders through the desert. Further research of details would disgrace the nature of blogging.
Mallory emphasizes how awesome the game is as not just a game, but an experience. Great. So what do you do? That’s harder to say. He doesn’t really get into the specifics of what your goal in the game is or how you achieve it, or if it even has such components.
His and the other reviews compiled on Metacritic sing much the same song. “This is beautiful, great, awesome, the best. It’s only 2 hours long, but so worth it!” (direct quote from my brain’s review compiler)
Wait. It’s only 2 hours long? Yep. And $15. Your Playstation hates you.
Getting the reviews out early seems to have done its job. Obviously. I’ve devoted all these sentence fragments to a game I desperately want to play immediately, yet know almost nothing about.
Here’s another screen cap to show you what the game is like: