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Old Man's Journey (2017) is a game about memory and old age. You help a grandfather figure traverse the countryside by raising and lowering the landscape. Along the way, he visits places that evoke the story of his life: a wife, a child and a love of the sea.

Our examiner, Andy Robertson, first checked Old Man's Journey 4 years ago. It was re-examined by Jo Robertson and updated 13 months ago.
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Play StylePlay Style

This is a Narrative and Traversal game with Platform, Point-and-Click, Puzzle and Sequencing elements. This is a single-player game.


Play Time: This game will take between 2 hours and 3 hours to complete.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has been rated PEGI 3.

Skill Level

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Younger players need to identify different potential routes through scenes. Experimentation is important as you raise and lower different elements in the world. More mature players will likely get more from the game's metaphor and end of life story.


Old Man's Journey usually costs £1.79 to £8.99. 

Old Man's Journey

Switch StoreSALE Switch £8.99 £0.89 until 18/08/2024
Steam Store PC £6.69
Steam Store Mac £6.69
PlayStation Store PS4 £7.99
App Store iOS £4.99

Old Man's Journey

XBox Store Xbox One £8.39
XBox Store PC £8.39
Android Store Android £1.79

Old Man’s Journey

Android Store Android Free Free

Google Play Pass

There are no additional in-game purchases, loot boxes, adverts or subscription costs.

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 17/05/2017

Price: 90% off

Out Now: Android, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Narrative, Traversal (Platform, Point-and-Click, Puzzle and Sequencing)

Accessibility: 0 features documented (Tweet Developer )

Components: 2D Side-On

Developer: Broken Rules (@BrokenRules)

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