Mantis Games’ story-driven adventure Journey for Elysium has been an intriguing prospect ever since VRFocus first encountered the title at Gamescom 2018. With a striking design aesthetic, a narrative based on Greek mythology and a mixture of gameplay mechanics from rowing to puzzle-solving, there was also an air of mystery about the experience. With that mystery now gone, what’s left is a short, puzzle by numbers videogame.
Journey for Elysium is more of an interactive story akin to Vader Immortal rather than a full-blown virtual reality (VR) experience. The gameplay gently takes you by the hand and leads you