You would have previously had the opportunity to take in this Old Man’s Journey on Steam, mobile devices, Nintendo Switch and PS4, but now it’s time for Xbox gamers to get in on the soul-searching action too, with a release that is embraced by Xbox Play Anywhere.
Released today on Xbox One and Win10 – with those Xbox Play Anywhere capabilities included – Old Man’s Journey by Austrian developer Broken Rules will take you off on a puzzle adventure like no other.
Pushing out a story that deals with life, loss, reconciliation and hope, this puzzling adventure takes place in a world that has been lovingly handcrafted by the development team, all whilst a visual narrative manages to deliver the heartfelt moments.
Solving puzzles is the name of the game in Old Man’s Journey on Xbox One and by wandering through this man’s life, you will find yourself interacting and utilising a variety of devices, shaping the landscape in such a way that you can move the tale on.
A whole ton of awards have been thrust the way of Old Man’s Journey, with art and innovation at the forefront of the matter. If you wish to find out why, then the Xbox Store will happily provide the goods with an £8.39 price tag ensuring this tale is one that will tempt in many.
Our full review of Old Man’s Journey on Xbox One is fast incoming. Keep an eye out for it!
Old Man’s Journey, a soul-searching puzzle adventure, tells a story of life, loss, reconciliation, and hope. Entrenched in a beautifully sunkissed and handcrafted world, embark on a heartfelt journey interwoven with lighthearted and pressure-free puzzle solving. A visual narrative about life’s precious moments, broken dreams, and changed plans, uncover stories of the old man’s life told through beautiful vignettes of his memories. Interacting with the serene and whimsical environment, solve playful puzzles by shaping the landscape, growing the hills to create the old man’s path forward. During this compact gameplay experience, you’ll be transported to a vibrant and wishful world, exploring life’s complexities through the old man’s eyes. Meditatively delightful and reflective, Old Man’s Journey invites you to immerse yourself in quiet and inquisitive puzzles, and experience the old man’s heartache, regret, and hope. *** – Apple Design Award 2017 – Best Art Award 2017 Sense of Wonder Night – Excellence in Art Award 2017 Busan Indie Connect – Best Art and Innovation Award 2017 BIG Festival – Media Choice Award 2017 Indiecade Europe – Leftfield Selection 2017 EGX Reezed – GDC Selection 2017 Unity Showcase – Official Selection 2016 PAX – Digital Selection 2016 Indiecade – Official Selection 2016 Day of the Devs