I bought Journey.
I played it.
This game is seriously way too short, and I'll actually call that a hamper to how I recommend it.
It IS unique, it has NEVER been done, and it is GORGEOUS. No doubt about it, I guess that's why the asking price doesn't make me feel bad -- and I pretty much missed every achievement other than "meet X amount of players" and "beat the game". The ending was *amazingly* done, and makes you "o"-face for sure, but I thought the wrap up (during credits) was... meh.
Some players are cocks, they'll leave you and just come and go. But some you can...bond with and without saying a goddamn thing other than that weird in-game "tone-language". It's amazing how they really make you benefit from working together, and since everyone looks the same, there's this weird point where two people just start working together.
I'll play it again, get the achievements that I can. Some of the ones you're supposed to do with a buddy are going to be realllly tricky since you cannot actually communicate.
But the BEST 8/10 ever, if that makes sense.
+ Never been done
+ Less is MUCH more
- Too fucking short
- Travelling by foot is lengthy and annoying.
- Replaying the last level (too long, you essentially walk through it)