The Longest Walk is a considerate and emotional story about battling psychological well being and making an attempt to determine what to do to proceed residing.
CONTENT WARNING: DEPRESSION, SELF-HARM
This sport is extra emotional, specializing in the phrases with minimal visuals to guide you round. Throughout it, you’re transferring ahead, strolling by means of numerous scenes and locations. These totally different locations really feel fragmented, but additionally look very real looking, creating the sensation of being inside a reminiscence.
This story is each written on the display and instructed by means of emotional audio. as the sport was created by modifying an hour lengthy interview that the developer had carried out with their very own father who shared his personal story. I can’t start to think about what an emotional expertise that may have been and the way sturdy their relationship have to be for his or her father to have the ability to discuss such private emotions so brazenly.
The Longest Walk feels deeply private (unsurprisingly) as you take heed to the way of thinking this individual was in. The fears and unfavorable ideas that had been on his thoughts. How he slowly parted methods along with his pals, his hobbies, and something that made him really feel human. The purpose of this expertise is to assist promote speaking about psychological well being, and it’s a sport that I really feel individuals would discuss as a result of private nature of the story that may be present in it. There aren’t actually objectives past transferring ahead and experiencing the story, however that means that you can concentrate on the core of the story and what it means for you, so long as you’re in the best mind set your self. The emotion all through this sport may be heard within the narrator’s voice, and the damaged, memory-like surroundings appears like you’re there with him, listening and, hopefully, understanding.
The Longest Walk is accessible now on Steam.