Old Man’s Journey

Rating Summary

Based on 34 critic reviews
Strong Man

OpenCritic Rating

75

Top Critic Average

70%

Critics Recommend

Based on 34 critic reviews
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8 / 10.0
Mar 4, 2018

Old Man's Journey is without a doubt quite the charming game with emotional undertones and stunning artwork. The memories alone are worth seeing. This is the type of game that anyone can play and relate to even if some the events shown aren't any that one has gone through personally. It's about 2 hours, but depending on how you view that, it's the price of movie ticket, but you also get to keep the game in your library. It's a good one to play with family and friends just about anywhere and the art alone is worth to keep. I would love to see another type of this game expanded on in the future.

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70%
Jan 1, 2018

Old Man's Journey is an unbelievably sweet game that can make you think and ends sooner than you'd start getting bored with it.

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Unscored
May 16, 2017
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7.8 / 10.0
Feb 18, 2018

A beautiful journey to reflect on life and the consequences of your adult choices, Old Man's Journey is a fabulously well drawn and animated interactive novel from Broken Rules studios. It might be too easy, and lacks on the gameplay front to justify the buy for some, but it's still a sweet, yet short-lived experience.

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70%
Feb 19, 2018

Visually breathtaking with a story which will make you reflect on life itself and the journey we are all on. This is an emotional adventure which will make you think once the credits roll. Buy this game when you have a couple of hours to spare and want something of a more relaxing nature. I do have an issue with the price and if you're looking for lots of gameplay action and challenge then look elsewhere as this will not offer you that. Some brief puzzles yes but that's as far as it goes. As a visual novel, this is short, compact and certainly does not outstay it's welcome. In that regard a resounding success.

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8.5 / 10.0
Feb 19, 2018

Old Man’s Journey is a stunning game and one of the most pleasurable reviewing experiences I’ve had in some time.

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7 / 10
Feb 15, 2018

Within these images, we see the steps of life being laid out. A man meeting a girl. Surprising her with a boat trip. Nothing in these images is interactive, but they each encapsulate a sense of wonder and nostalgia. They reward exploration and intrigue in the scenes. Small mannerisms and gestures from the central character, before and after these images are shown, add a wealth of personality to his two-dimensional form and go a long way to creating a rounded persona, and experience, that is entirely endearing.

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9 / 10.0
May 18, 2017

If you don't believe that a game with such mesmerizing graphics can't shatter your heart to pieces, you should give Old Man's Journey a chance. With the unique landscape-shaping mechanic, creative puzzles, heart-breaking story and gorgeous art design; this old man offers you the journey of your life. Walk beside him hence he does not deserve walking this path alone.

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Liked
Feb 24, 2018

Due to the short duration and lack of replayability, it's definitely a hard sell but it is highly recommended for people looking for a serene adventure with beautiful moments.

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8.8 / 10.0
Feb 19, 2018

An emotional and original puzzle game that will offer you an unique experience.

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