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The Long Journey Home

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Available on:PlayStation 4May 30, 2017
Xbox OneMay 30, 2017
PCMay 30, 2017
Xbox Series X/SNov 10, 2020
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developers: Daedalic Entertainment, Daedalic Studio West

Genres: Simulation, RPG, Strategy

There are a million worlds in the galaxy. Only one of them is Home. It was supposed to be a short test run - a quick flight to Alpha Centauri and back. But when mankind’s first experimental jump drive goes wrong, a misfit crew finds itself trapped on the wrong side of the universe - alone, injured, falling apart. The only way back… is through. Explore an endlessly shifting universe. Form alliances with strange aliens, from the noble Wolphax Knights to cruel-minded Ilitza slaver empire. Harness your crew’s skills in everything from research to archeology to diplomacy. Learn the laws of an often hostile universe, and make tough decisions that may change it forever. Do whatever it takes to get back to Earth. The Long Journey Home combines the endless freedom of space with a new open questing system that always leaves you in command. Deliver the stranded Glukkt to his homeworld as he asks, or to your new slaver friends? Attempt to make allies with everyone, or pin your hopes on the tougher races, and hope they never turn on you? Jump by jump, make hard decisions and live with the consequences, in a universe that is never the same twice. One mission. Endless adventures.

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6.4 / 10.0
Leif Johnson

When The Long Journey Home focuses on interactions with a diverse and entertaining cast of aliens across its procedurally generated star systems, it's possible to find a degree of wonder and personality that many roguelike seldom achieve. Unfortunately, such interactions take a back seat to a barrage of frustrating minigames with rewards that rarely match the risks. The experience as a whole suffers for it.

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A savage, sometimes frustrating space exploration game that succeeds because of beautiful design and a compelling universe.

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The Long Journey Home promises much more than its punishing gameplay can deliver on

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Daedalic has created a very brave space roguelike that features strategy elements and a huge universe to keep us in front of our screens.

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