July 25, 2014
About a month ago, we told you that the sequel to the acclaimed Afro-Caribbean-inspired point-and-click adventure game The Journey Down: Chapter One had been slated for release later this summer. Well, today we already have a definite release date for the long-awaited The Journey Down: Chapter Two. Coming nearly two years after the launch of the original game, The Journey Down: Chapter Two sees the series' heroes going below the Edge and ending up in Port Artue, where they encounter pirates and evade the law. As indicated in the trailer below, The Journey Down: Chapter Two is scheduled to come out on PC, Mac, Linux, and iOS a month from now, on Aug. 25. If you can't see the video embedded above, please click here. And as pointed out in the trailer, you can already preorder the desktop edition of The Journey Down: Chapter Two at thejourneydown.com for only $5.99, instead of its retail price of $8.99. What's more, the preorder deal includes a copy of The Journey Down: Chapter One. Plus, you get to take advantage of the preorder deal for a good cause. The Journey Down developer SkyGoblin notes:
Pre-orders start today on www.thejourneydown.com at a discounted price of $5.99 ($8.99 retail price), with Steam keys and a free copy of the first game included at no extra cost. Half of all pre-order revenues will go directly to the Mavuno girl's school project, an initiative designed to empower women in the Kagera region in north-west Tanzania.As mentioned, The Journey Down: Chapter Two is set to be released on PC, Mac, Linux, and iOS on Aug. 25, but the game's desktop edition is available now for preorder at thejourneydown.com. The Journey Down: Chapter One is available on the App Store for $2.99. For more information on the game, check out our original review, which recommends it if "you like adventure games that unfold slowly while you uncover clues to get you to the next part of the story."
The Journey Down: Chapter One