Travel Journal: Indie Games and Explorable Virtual Environments
Whether or not we go to work every morning and carry on with a normal life as much as we can, when we are stuck in our room most of the time we can only do so much to keep ourselves entertained. When a worldwide pandemic strikes the options at our disposal are limited, but if you happen to be a PC gamer you may find in this list of explorable virtual environments the perfect escape you might be seeking from such a difficult moment.
Travel Journal: Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture
1984, Shropshire (England), Yaughton Valley. Something mysterious happened… something that you as the player need to find out while exploring the now deserted towns. The inhabitants have literally vanished, disappeared without leaving a single trace behind. Your only clue is a bunch of floating orbs of light, swimming in the air and guiding you through the valley’s untold story. Telephones and radios still holding registered reports, pieces of the tale you need to reconstruct to solve the puzzle. This is what Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is about, an Indie title developed by The Chinese Room and SIE Santa Monica Studio, released for PS4 in 2015 and PC the following…