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Journey: The Video Game(s)!?!

I loved the piece Dan did today, yet I still hate Journey. I'm not going to go into detail here, as that would just invite a brutal public flaying in the comments. Consider the white flag waved.

What I propose is a pact of solidarity between Journey lovers and foes. If you like Journey, please at least stand with me in saying that the Journey video games are a spectacular embarrassment to the band and gaming. And if you hate Journey, you're really going to suffer when you hear their songs rendered as 8-bit bleep boops in a bleatingly loud arcade game.

Painful as that is, game execs didn't know when to quit. They also released a home version for the 2600! After the jump, savor the deadly serious promo for the "world's first rock video game" and ponder whether you have the courage to help "Journey escape through mobs of love-crazed groupies. . . and live to rock another day."

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