Get Ready to Set Sail as Journey For Elysium Gets a Release Date

Journey For Elysium Release Date

Cronos Interactive and Mantis Games have announced the release date of their upcoming Greek VR adventure Journey For Elysium. Players will be able to set sail in the virtual Underworld on October 31, 2019, on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift headsets. The game will be available on Steam, Oculus Store, and HTC Viveport and players who purchase the game during its first week of release will get a 15% discount.

Journey For Elysium will put players in the role of an unnamed hero who has just passed away and arrives in the Underworld instead of Elysium. The players’ goal is to travel the Underworld and reach Elysium to obtain redemption. Players will come across different puzzles and challenges that will test their mettle and wits. The story-driver VR title offers a deeply rich and immersive world that is heavily inspired by ancient mythos.

As you travel the Underworld, players get to know more about the unnamed hero’s enigmatic and shrouded past. The developer recently released the final video in a series of behind-the-scenes videos at Journey For Elysium. The final video focused on the narrative of the game and how developers combined different aspects and finally brought to life the final form of the game.

Check out the gameplay trailer of Journey For Elysium below.

Key features of Journey For Elysium include:

  • Puzzles: Journey for Elysium brings back the excitement of classic adventures games of the ’90s and revamps them for a new era. Solve an increasingly complex range of puzzles, challenges, and tests to move the story forward.
  • A lot to discover: immerse yourself in a rich world, grounded between history and myth. Explore breathtaking environments and unravel surprising facts of the Classical antiquity. Connect with your senses to this VR storytelling experience.
  • Mechanics: travel on the river Styx and explore the underworld with the rowing mechanic, the most important traveling method in the game. This natural way of transportation is also very comfortable and immersive.
  • Two modes: when you are not rowing, you can experience two different ways of moving around thanks to the Comfort or Immersive modes.
  • Art style: enjoy the black and white art style inspired by the paintings of Gustave Doré. The high contrast art style fits best in recreating the desired atmosphere of the underworld. In addition, you will find golden highlights here and there, which will guide you further along the way.

For more about Journey for Elysium, check out our coverage of the gameplay trailer, developer diary sharing the inspiration behind the game, launch trailer, developer diary showcasing the game’s unique visuals, video detailing the game’s lore, and the developer diary detailing gameplay mechanics.

Are you looking forward to playing Journey For Elysium when it arrives later this month? Let us know in the comments section below.

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