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Video games rarely surprise me. Disappoint me? Often. Surprise me? Rarely.

Journey, a PS3 game from Sony and thatgamecompany, surprised me.

First off, it’s rated E (Everyone) which usually means one of two things: good old-fashioned family fun or cartoon characters and jaunty tunes. This is neither.

The plot of Journey is simple: you are a wanderer in a wasteland, and your goal is to reach the top of a mystical mountain, seen in the distance.

That’s it. See that mountain? Go there.

Simplistic? Yes, but therein lies the beauty of this game. (more…)

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