Dive Deeper in the Lore of Journey For Elysium with New Video

Journey For Elysium Video

Developer Mantis Games and publisher Cronos Interactive have shared the final video in the series of behind-the-scenes looks at Journey For Elysium. The final video discusses the narrative of the game and how the developers combined the pieces to create the final game. This is the fourth and the final video in the series as the title nears its release next month.

Quite recently, Journey For Elysium was selected as a nominee for best VR game at Gamescom Awards as well as its participation in the Tokyo Games Show’s Indie Selection event. Along with the release of the final video, a companion article has also been published on Mantis Games’ website which details further into the narrative development of the game.

You can check out the latest developer diary video for Journey For Elysium below.

Journey For Elysium is a story-driven VR game which is heavily inspired by ancient mythology. Players jump in the shoes of an unnamed hero who has passed away and now roams the Underworld in a boat. The main goal in the game is to reach Elysium and redeem yourself however the journey is full of challenges and players must use their wits and skills to overcome them.

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, release date announcement, developer diary showcasing the game’s unique visuals, and the developer diary detailing gameplay mechanics.

Journey For Elysium is slated for release in Q4 2019 on HTC Vive and Oculus Rift VR systems.

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Founder of GamesHedge, Umair enjoys a wide variety of video games ranging from RPGs to racing games. Currently busy with The Crew Motorfest and Way of the Hunter.

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