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The Journey Down Chapter 3

1 year ago

The Journey Down is now complete, all three chapters released

"Episodic adventure" is a term that, aside from the grisly churn of Telltale's erratic model, has pretty much been abandoned by the industry. Tried it, didn't work. And it was especially risky for small indie studios who all discovered, simultaneously, that it takes a really, really long time to make an adventure game, even if you split up the task. Hence the really superb The…

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Running from rhinos (and the police) in The Journey Down Chapter 3 trailer

The Journey Down [official site] is a rather excellent series of point-and-click adventure games with smart puzzles, a twisting plot and heavy Afro-Carribean influences. Parts one and two came out four years apart, in 2010 and 2014, and the third and final chapter is due out next month after a successful Kickstarter campaign. Developer Skygoblin Games have released a trailer for it, and there's plenty of shenanigans on…

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3 years ago

The Journey Down Chapter 3 Looks For A Kickstarter Leg-Up

The Journey Down [official site] has proven to be one of the few modern/traditional point-and-click adventures that has remembered the genre's potency and not sacrificed in the name of simplicity. An enormous gap of four years between the first two chapters (albeit with a remake of chapter one at the halfway point) perhaps underlined some of the issues with episodic gaming, but that second chapter…

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