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The Sojourn: A Tale of Light, Darkness, and the Nature of Reality

So·journ /ˈsōjərn/ FORMAL [noun] 1. a temporary stay.

Do you find yourself getting swept up in the stresses of everyday life? Having trouble finding a way to sit back and relax? This gorgeous puzzle game is a perfect escape from reality and quite possibly exactly what you’ve been looking for. Between the beautiful music and breathtaking imagery, you’ll feel at peace in no time!

Moving out of the shadows and into the light, Iceberg Interactive announced that the award-winning narrative puzzle game The Sojourn will launch on September 20, 2019. Developed by Shifting Tides in the UK, The Sojourn is a philosophically-led puzzle in which the player weaves between light and dark parallel worlds.

In The Sojourn, you arrive in a mysterious land, where enchanting lights guide you through an immersive colour-drenched world of light and shadow. Set in this gorgeous and mysterious environment, with intuitive yet challenging puzzles, The Sojourn takes the player on a journey of introspection, even questioning the very nature of reality. Follow two intertwining lights as they guide you through a world of obstacles and challenges, each more intricate than the last.

In the brand new gameplay trailer, ‘Begin Your Journey’, Chris Bond from Iceberg Interactive lifts away the veil of shadow from The Sojourn and walks you through the interesting and unique mechanics of this gorgeous first-person puzzle game. Your eyes (and ears) are in for a treat!


  • Beautiful, ethereal world to explore: four hand-crafted chapters, each with distinct styles and atmospheres. Delve into four beautifully crafted chapters, each with their own distinct style and atmosphere.
  • 10+ hours of gameplay.
  • Evolving and rich first-person puzzle mechanics. Banish the darkness in order to reveal the obstacles The Sojourn has prepared for you
  • Philosophical, thoughtful narrative.Unravel a captivating tale of light, darkness, and the nature of reality
  • Immersive audio experience.

a glowing purple tree in sojourn

The Sojourn is coming to Xbox One, PS4, and the Epic Games Store on Windows PC on September 20, 2019. Pre-orders are available now at

Iceberg Interactive is an independent video game publisher founded in 2009 by an international group of games industry veterans. Located in Haarlem, The Netherlands and staffed with avid gamers, Iceberg works closely with an assembly of game developers around the world, both midsize and indie.

Known for many hit franchises including Starpoint GeminiKilling Floor and Stardrive; the company has enjoyed recent success with PC titles such as Starpoint Gemini WarlordsOriental Empires, Shortest Trip to Earth and Circle Empires. Iceberg Interactive has many exciting multi-format games coming up, including Antigraviator (PS4/XBO), The Sojourn (PC/PS4/XBO), Headsnatchers (PC/PS4) and Gas Guzzlers Extreme (PS4). Several promising PC games are also coming together nicely in Steam’s Early Access program: Pax Nova and Railroad Corporation.

a screenshot of a puzzle with the sojourn game

Laura Stewart

Written by Laura Stewart

Laura is the Editor-In-Chief at 25YL and she runs the Music Department. She has been part of the team since May 2017 when she began writing about her favourite TV show of all time: Twin Peaks. 25YL is her passion project and is constantly delighted at how big and beautiful it has grown.

Laura lives by the sea in Gower, Wales, with her husband and a very special little boy.

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