An Old Man’s Journey to Release Begins With a Gameplay Teaser

Austrian indie developer Broken Rules, studio behind titles like And Yet it Moves and Secrets Of Raetikon, has revealed the debut gameplay teaser for its next project Old Man’s Journey, “a soul-searching puzzle adventure” telling an old man’s “story of life, loss and hope” through “beautiful vignettes of his memories.”

The first thing that immediately jumps out is the game’s exquisite artistry and animation, which, when combined with the core mechanic of pulling and stretching the different environment planes to solve puzzles and create pathways for the old man to follow through the world, creates an arresting sort of layered, side view diorama effect.

Platforms have not yet been announced (Steam/PC seems like a given though) but we do at least know that the Old Man’s Journey will begin sometime this year.

About the Author

Matt Litten is the full-time editor and owner of VGBlogger.com. He is responsible for maintaining the day to day operation of the site, editing all staff content before it is published, and contributing regular news, reviews, previews and other articles. Matt landed his first gig in the video game review business writing for the now-defunct website BonusStage.com. After the sad and untimely close of BonusStage, the former staff went on to found VGBlogger.com. After a short stint as US Site Manager for AceGamez, Matt assumed full ownership over VGBlogger, and to this day he is dedicated to making it one of the top video game blogs in all the blogosphere. Matt is a fair-minded reviewer and lover of games of all platforms and types, big or small, hyped or niche, big-budget or indie. But that doesn't mean he will let poor games slide without a good thrashing when necessary!