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After the enormous success of "The Journey", which was downloaded more than 10,000 times, received several awards and was featured on TV, the successor is finally finished!

While part one was made to demonstrate the innovative location based adventure concept, "The Journey II" takes this concept to maturity. It adds a whole virtual world with full interactivity and lets the player decide what to do next and where to go next.

Now there is no excuse to still sit around somewhere while playing mobile games, it's time you get active! The new game will give you plenty of room for that. During several hours of playing time, you will have to follow many clues to uncover the truth about the exciting and dangerous happenings. Download The Journey II now!

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On this page you can find the latest news updates concerning the game. If you know of an article about the game that is not listed here, please email us!

Winner in Open Summer Contest

Out of several high quality applications and games, The Journey was selected as the winner of the Symbian Open Summer Contest, organized by NewLC. The results were announced at the Symbian Expo in London, with the jury writing the following about the game:

The application is a good mix between simplicity and innovation. The game is a little bit short but try it: this is something you have probably never seen on your mobile phone. The code is very interesting to study for a beginner to medium experienced developer and has been well documented.

The game has been awarded with great prizes, more information can be found on the results page at NewLC.

View the TV Report Online

This week the Austrian television channel ORF broadcasted the report about The Journey. You can now view the full video online: Teaser (10s) - Full report (3:45)

The Journey - Featured on TV

The Austrian television channel ORF is currently producing a 4 minute report about The Journey. It is planned that it will be aired on ORF1 between 18:30 and 19:00 on Monday, September 27th. Based on the basic principle of the game which mixes virtuality with reality, the game is presented by an actor. He plays the game on his mobile phone, disguised as a detective, and lives through the whole story. At the end he is no longer sure about the seperation of fiction and reality. During the interview the possible future of location based games is being talked about, as well as how the idea of The Journey evolved and made it into a real game.

The Journey II - Nearing Completition

The successor to The Journey is nearly finished. The game engine is already working very well and will go into beta phase in a few days. Come back soon to read more about the new features, enhanced interactivity and other improvements that you requested and that were put into reality!

Finalist in Open Summer Contest

The jury, consisting of people from Symbian LTD and the community, has chosen 11 applications and games that qualify for the finals of the "Open Summer '04 - Open Source Symbian Developer Contest". The Journey is one of the finalists, the official ranking will be presented at the Symbian Expo at October 4th-5th. Read more about it at NewLC!

September, 10th 2004 - Nominated for State Price

The game The Journey is one of three nominated projects of its category for the "Austrian Multimedia and e-business State Price" and will be presented at the gala in Vienna on the 23rd of September 2004. The translated statement of the jury:

“The Journey” offers a new challenge for all who would like to play the role of Philip Marlow – in a modern, gloomy world.

The jury was convinced by the professional presentation and the well implemented demonstration and is anxious to see the further development of the project.

“The Journey” has to potential to be a globally successful mobile game and deserves the attention of potential cooperation partners

September 6th, 2004 - Mopius Website Online

The official site of the new company behind The Journey is now online at

July 15th, 2004 - Article Published by Symbian

The Journey was not only developed to demonstrate the innovative game concept, but also as a practical demonstration of several game development workflow techniques for mobile phones. The article describing and explaining those has now been reviewed and published by Symbian! You can download it at or directly from this site.

July 10th, 2004 - Compatibility Result - Sendo X

Sendo has tested The Journey on their new Series 60 based mobile phone and confirmed that the game runs fine on the "Sendo X". They also sent in some screenshots of the game running on their phone: Picture 1, Picture 2, Picture 3.

June 23rd, 2004 - Updated Version

A small bug related to resuming a running game has been identified and fixed in the new version 1.10. You can get it at the download-page!

June 15th, 2004 - Game Review

The big site has written a great article about the game and the technology behind it. Read the Italian review here! The summary translated to English:

A great technological jump is on the horizon, The Journey is the first "location-based" adventure to arrive on Nokia Series 60! We discover with the future...

June 13th, 2004 - Statistics

After being online for only about two weeks, the game has now already been downloaded nearly 4,000 times! Your opinions, comments and suggestions are of course always welcome at the forum, and don't forget to tell your friends about the game. The more successful it is, the sooner will the next version arrive.

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