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Review: Journey (PS4)

Journey (PS4)

Pilgrim's progress

Journey is as magical today as it was when it first released on the PlayStation 3 back in 2012. thatgamecompany's masterpiece is a thought provoking, emotional experience that everyone should try at least once, and now that it's on the PlayStation 4, complete with cross-buy support and enhanced visuals, there's never been a better...

Soapbox: Here's Why I Will Be Playing Journey on PS4

Here's Why I Will Be Playing Journey on PS4

With hopes of starting over

Republished on Tuesday, 21st July 2015: We're bringing this soapbox back from the archives to celebrate Journey's release on the PS4 this week. The original text follows. Originally published on Thursday, 14th August 2014: I understand where Polygon scribe Colin Campbell is coming from when he says that he won't be...

News: Pre-Order Journey on PS4 and Get a Typically Pretty Theme

Pre-Order Journey on PS4 and Get a Typically Pretty Theme

Coming to cross-buy users, too

The PlayStation Store's got quite a few decent PlayStation 4 themes knocking around, but this static Journey background's bound to look rather good. Sony Santa Monica Studio announced on Twitter that you'll be able to nab the theme by pre-ordering the sensual adventure on PS4. The new-gen port releases on the 21st...

News: Journey's Got a Confirmed Release Date on PS4 and It's Cross-Buy

Journey's Got a Confirmed Release Date on PS4 and It's Cross-Buy

Cue chirping noises

As per yesterday's leak, Journey is finally coming to PlayStation 4 this month. The indie masterpiece has received a confirmed 21st July release date, along with a brand new trailer. We're sure the best part for many of you, though, will be that the new-gen port will be cross-buy compatible, meaning that if you bought the game...

News: You Need This Journey Record in Your Life

You Need This Journey Record in Your Life

No, not that Journey

You're not a true hipster until you have a sizeable vinyl collection – preferably spanning indie hits such as thatgamecompany's outstanding Journey. It's a good thing for your coffee shop street cred, then, that iam8bit has teamed up with Sony to create this stunning double LP set for Austin Wintory's soaring score. The...

News: Journey's Getting a Physical Release on PS4 This Summer, Digital Version Free for Existing Owners

Journey's Getting a Physical Release on PS4 This Summer, Digital Version Free for Existing Owners

Out in the sun

We suppose that it's about time we heard something regarding Journey's long-awaited arrival on PlayStation 4. thatgamecompany's superb PlayStation 3 adventure still has some of us captivated even today, so news that it'll actually be available both digitally and physically on Sony's newest home console is a pleasant surprise. The...

News: Journey PS4 Developer Nearing the Peak of Production Mountain

Journey PS4 Developer Nearing the Peak of Production Mountain

Sing if you're winning

One game that was conspicuous in its absence before Christmas last year was Journey. Sony officially announced the PlayStation 4 port at GamesCom in August, which put an end to a series of hushed chirps regarding the re-release. However, while its contemporary The Unfinished Swan came and went in late October, there was no...

News: Journey to Be Playable on PS4 at GamesCom 2014 Next Month

Journey to Be Playable on PS4 at GamesCom 2014 Next Month

Yes, you read that right

Assuming that Sony hasn’t just let a hearty halibut leak out of its typically tight fish tank, then the company looks set to have an incredible showing at GamesCom 2014 next month. As part of a nonchalant lineup list which has appeared on its official convention landing page, the company appears to have confirmed that...

Out Now: Journey (Europe)

Journey (Europe)

Sand play

PlayStation Plus members have been skidding through the sand in thatgamecompany's Journey for a week already, but now it's time for everybody to set off on their own adventure. Lucky North Americans got the game yesterday for the tidy sum of $14.99, while European travellers can pick it up for £9.99 as of today. Thatgamecompany's third...

News: Sample The Magical Music Of Journey

Sample The Magical Music Of Journey

Lest we forget that beyond the big names such as BioShock: Infinite and The Last Of Us, there's one very promising game coming exclusively to the PlayStation Network this Spring; thatgamecompany's beautiful flower narrowly missed out on our game of the year award in 2009, and we wouldn't bet against the indie outfit's latest, Journey, from being a similar contender in 2012

In a brand new interview with co-founder Kellee Santiago and composer Austin Wintory, USA Today has debuted...

News: thatgamecompany Could 'Definitely See' Previous Releases On PS Vita

thatgamecompany Could 'Definitely See' Previous Releases On PS Vita

thatgamecompany's three game relationship with Sony is set to end soon

The arthouse developer has already produced flow and flower for the PS3, and will conclude its contract with the upcoming Journey. While thatgamecompany is not talking about its future yet, the developer has revealed its interest in Sony's upcoming PS Vita — and more specifically that it could definitely see its back catalogue..

News: Journey's Desert Backdrop Designed To 'Encourage A Connection' Between Players

Journey's Desert Backdrop Designed To 'Encourage A Connection' Between Players

There are no hard rules to thatgamecompany's Journey

But in an interview with The Guardian, producer Robin Hunicke has explained that the developer designed the world in a way that would encourage player connection. “One of the things we talked about early in the project was this idea of creating a connection between players in an environment where...

News: Sony Pushes Journey Into Spring 2012

Sony Pushes Journey Into Spring 2012

The writing's been on the wall for a while

Journey's not coming out this year. Developer thatgamecompany was never specific about a date, but did confirm that it was aiming for a 2011 release date. The indie studio's silence has been telling over the last couple of months though, and it's true what they say: you can't rush brilliance. So with the game's beta out of the way, Journey has one long..

News: GamesCom 2011: Latest Journey Trailer Is Nothing Short Of Beautiful

GamesCom 2011: Latest Journey Trailer Is Nothing Short Of Beautiful

If you're yet to see thatgamecompany's third PlayStation Network exclusive, Journey, in action, then we recommend you drop everything and hit the jump

It's difficult to use words to describe this game, and that's not us (nor the developer) being pretentious, that's just a fact. Watch the new footage after the jump.

E3 2011: Sony Santa Monica To Show Eight Games At E3, Four Of Them Still Unannounced

Sony Santa Monica To Show Eight Games At E3, Four Of Them Still Unannounced

Before you take a cartwheel into the road outside your house, let's make one point absolutely clear: Sony Santa Monica works as a micro-publisher within SCEA

It supports smaller developers getting to grips with the PlayStation hardware, and has an input in second-party development. In short: while Sony Santa Monica might have eight games at E3, not all of them will be developed by the God Of War..

E3 2011: Journey Is Already Starting To Give Us The Shivers

Journey Is Already Starting To Give Us The Shivers

There's an interview hidden in this pre-E3 GameTrailers reveal of thatgamecompany's Journey

We're struggling to focus on Jenova Chen's words though, because the gameplay footage that's been wrapped around it is just straight-up stunning. Persevere and you'll pick up on Chen talking about the Journey's concept and multiplayer functions. While the...

News: It's Games Like thatgamecompany's Journey That Make Us PlayStation Fans

It's Games Like thatgamecompany's Journey That Make Us PlayStation Fans

Say what you will about PlayStation, Sony or SCE; there's one area the company has always excelled, and that's in the creation of unique, moving and interesting pieces of interactive entertainment

In 2009 there was flower, a title that missed out on our game of the year accolade by mere inches. In early 2010 there was Heavy Rain, a game so...

First Impressions: E3 2010: Journey on PlayStation 3

E3 2010: Journey on PlayStation 3

thatgamecompany's flower made us feel empowered like no other game

There's a moment, nearing the end of the game's relatively short campaign, where you guide your team of petals up an angled high-way. That moment is unlike any other we've ever experienced in a video game - there's a sensation of pure, unbridled freedom. It touches on pretense, but...