and The Unfinished Swan
are available in one beautiful bundle, wandering onto PS3 for $15 via the PlayStation Store
. They're siblings in the gaming realm, both offering individualized, introspective gameplay, though brought about by disparate worlds and mechanics.
"We're incredibly happy to have The Unfinished Swan
bundled with Journey
because our game owes such a big debt to Journey
and all the other games from thatgamecompany," says Giant Sparrow president Ian Dallas, creator of The Unfinished Swan
. "It's not too much of a stretch to say that our game wouldn't exist without them. I think it was the warm reception for Flow
that gave Sony the courage to fund our game, made by another team of inexperienced folks with unusual and impractical ideas."
was our No. 1 game of the year
for 2012, for offering a "joyous illustration of how games can effectively stir and converse with players." The Unfinished Swan
, we found
, is a whimsical, fantastical journey through the nostalgia of childhood amazement. Joy, whimsy and fantasy – sounds like a good bundle to us.