Showing posts with label Journey. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Journey. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Journey Free on PS4

Sony gives away Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Journey for free, announcing Play At Home initiative in response to Coronavirus outbreak.

In recent times, people all over the world are trying their best to prevent spreading COVID–19 pandemic by staying at home. To do their part in helping, Sony Interactive Entertainment has come forward with a brand-new initiative.

SIE has announced Play At Home, a program launching to giveaway free games to PlayStation community just to help lessen boredom, which kick-starts with Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Journey on PlayStation 4.

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Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Journey Free on PS4

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Starting from April 15, 8:00 PM PT, players on PS4 can download these two titles until April 17, 6:00 AM PT for a limited time. Unlike free games on PlayStation Plus monthly subscription, these games are yours to keep forever once claimed.

Many PS4 players who have a membership to PS Plus may have already played Nathan Drake Collection already and now it's free to keep. Journey has debuted back in 2012 for PlayStation 3 and then was ported to PS4 as well in 2015.

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Aside from offering free games, Play At Home is starting a fund worth $10 million to support industry partners. During this time of distress, many indie developers are going through financial struggles and SIE wants to help them.

Independent studios are a very important part of gaming community and supporting them in tough times are crucial. Sony would soon come up with condition details and requests all players to maintain social distancing in the mean time.

Monday, April 13, 2020

Journey Coming to Steam

Following release of Windows PC version on Epic Games Store last year, Journey is finally coming to Steam.

Debuted back in 2012 for PlayStation 3, classic indie adventure game Journey from developer Thatgamecompany and Santa Monica Studio was ported to PlayStation 4 console in 2015, which met with critical and commercial success.

Later, a Windows PC version was released on Epic Games Store by publisher Annapurna Interactive in June 2019 and now that a year-long timed exclusivity period is over, Journey is coming to Steam storefront in June 11, 2020.

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Journey Coming to Steam

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Players assume role of a lone traveler that explores a deserted land and solves various puzzles within remnants of an ancient civilization. Though quite brief in length, your epic voyage into a mysterious land promises an emotional impact.

Devoid of any dialogue, its narrative is told through its artistic visuals and truly impressive soundtracks. Among several other accolades, one of the scores composed for Journey ended up receiving nomination for 2013 Grammy Award.

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You can also communicate with fellow players through minor gestures who can help you find a way and this multiplayer feature without any text or voice chat is nicely executed in simplistic manner that is aimed at a seamless experience.

Journey is one of the major titles hailing from PlayStation consoles that are heading to Steam, seconded by Horizon Zero Dawn. Though the game is already listed on Valve's digital outlet to add to wishlist, a retail price is yet to be revealed.

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Journey Out On iOS

Award-winning indie game Journey from Thatgamecompany gets a surprise iOS release on App Store today.

Originally released for PlayStation 3 back in 2012, indie adventure game Journey by developer Thatgamecompany was later ported to PlayStation 4 on 2015 and then for PC platform in 2019 as an Epic Games Store-exclusive title.

Right out of the blue, this award-winning game has seen a surprise iOS launch today and those who want to relieve that same great experience once again on their iPad and iPhone can purchase it for only $4.99 on App Store.

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Journey Out On iOS

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Developers have partnered up with Annapurna Interactive and Santa Monica Studio to bring the game to mobile audience. It was praised by critics and players alike for minimalistic design with gorgeous visuals and excellent musical score.

Journey lets player to assume the role of a traveler roaming through a vast desert and his quest to discover ruins of an ancient world buried within deep sands are entirely narrated by his gameplay actions to reach there.

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To celebrate successful iOS release of one of the best game ever made, a brand-new launch trailer is released.




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Exploring through sands is easier than ever with touch-responsive controls and an online multiplayer mode let you meet with others. However, you can only meet them in-game to offer help and communicate using emotes.

If anyone has been wondering if there is any chance of the game seeing a Nintendo Switch port anytime soon, Annapurna has made it clear that their current plan is limited to iOS and PC platform but we can have some hope though.

Thursday, December 6, 2018

Epic Games Store Launch Lineup Revealed

A brand-new trailer featuring all the titles featured on Epic Games Store on launch is revealed at The Game Awards 2018.

For the majority of the year 2018, video game developer company Epic Games was in all sorts of news media for the immense success of their free-to-play battle royale game Fortnite Battle Royale that has become a major phenomenon.

It was only two days ago when they announced to start a digital distribution service, which seemingly will rival Valve Corporation's digital storefront Steam and now they have released a brand-new trailer to showcase their launch lineup.

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Epic Games Store Launch Lineup Revealed

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Let's take a look at the initial lineup of games featured at Epic Games Store during their launch in the following trailer.




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Aside from Fortnite wining over Best Ongoing Game and Best Multiplayer Game category, Epic Games took The Game Awards 2018 show to reveal upcoming titles they are bringing to their store from a renowned bunch of video game companies.

The store rolls in with jam-packed titles like Ashen, Darksiders III, Genesis Alpha One, Hades, Hello Neighbor: Hide and Seek, Journey, Maneater, Outer Wilds, Rebel Galaxy Outlaw, Satisfactory, Subnautica, Super Meat Boy and World War Z.

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Epic Games Store Launch Lineup

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Renowned studios like Annapurna Interactive, Supergiant Games, Team17, THQ Nordic and Tripwire Interactive are joining up the march to give tough competition to other platforms in the market and to make a long-lasting impact at the same time.

To get into the already dense competition, they already announced staggering 88% sales revenue for publishers who want to launch their tiles with Epic Games Store and even promised to cover the royalty sales percentage for using Unreal Engine in game developing.

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To make the new marketplace more developer-friendly, Epic is introducing a revenue-sharing system Support-A-Creator, building a bridge between developers and content creators to allow them great access over how to market their product and present to audience.

As they already have a history of working on titles like Gears of War trilogy, Unreal Tournament and the over the top success of Fortnite, Epic has re-branded them in the industry with a strong backbone to enter the world of digital distribution business.

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Epic Games Store Upcoming Lineup

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In recent years, Valve has come under fire for their actions on lack of curation on the platform and Steam Direct program but still considered as a tycoon in the market. CD Projekt tried to venture the industry with their GOG distribution service but couldn't become a worthy rival in a decade.

Epic Games has their independent launcher like Activision and Bethesda, which acts as an extension for the store. The upcoming contest over the control of market share in 2019 will be fun to watch as we may witness a shift in power after all these years.