Today, developer Broken Rules announced that its beautiful soul-searching puzzle adventure game, Old Man’s Journey, is set to launch on PC, Mac, Android, and iOS on May 18th.
Never heard of Old Man’s Journey? No problem: here’s an overview via its Steam page:
Old Man’s Journey, a soul-searching puzzle adventure, tells a story of life, loss, reconciliation, and hope. Entrenched in a beautifully sunkissed and handcrafted world, embark on a heartfelt journey interwoven with lighthearted and pressure-free puzzle solving.
A visual narrative about life’s precious moments, broken dreams, and changed plans, uncover stories of the old man’s life told through beautiful vignettes of his memories. Interacting with the serene and whimsical environment, solve playful puzzles by shaping the landscape, growing the hills to create the old man’s path forward.
During this compact gameplay experience, you’ll be transported to a vibrant and wishful world, exploring life’s complexities through the old man’s eyes. Meditatively delightful and reflective, Old Man’s Journey invites you to immerse yourself in quiet and inquisitive puzzles, and experience the old man’s heartache, regret, and hope.
A powerful and emotional narrative told only through imagery
Gorgeously whimsical landscapes with hand-drawn art and frame-by-frame animations
Handcrafted, pressure-free puzzles
Unique delightful landscape-shaping mechanic
A compact game experience perfect for a wanderlust-evoking escape
Original and emotionally compelling soundtrack by SCNTFC
Crisp drawings rendered in native resolution – even on your 4K monitor
A price-point has not been divulged. But a new trailer has: you can check it out below: