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"The world also saw it's first Jesus video game." 


We basically try to put the story in terms children can connect with and understand, even at a very young age they can learn and walk away with something,’ Dusing explained.
— Catholic News Agency
Some people learn by hearing, some by reading, and others by doing. Playing is doing. We find so many people learn the stories of [the] Bible through playing the game.

"Lightside Games announce the release of 'Journey Of Jesus: The Calling,' which it called the first-ever video game based on the life of Jesus."

-FoxNews.COM, the Internet Evangelism ministry of The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, is also partnering with Lightside Games. Users will have the opportunity during their play to click on to see a clear presentation of the Gospel and make a decision to accept Christ.
— Billy Graham Evangelistic Association
If you want to give your kids a game they’ll remember, you can teach them to use birds to shoot pigs, or you can teach them the Bible,’ Dusing said. In his view, the game will help in “building bridges” between parents and kids, friends and neighbors, and Christians and non-Christians.
— Catholic News Agency
In Journey of Jesus, players travel with Jesus through the Gospels, exploring the world of the Holy Land in that day. From the politics and history, gamers can get an education along the way. They must work together with friends to crate a community and collaborate. “We think it’s definitely going to open conversations about faith,” organizers say.
— Time
In this story-driven game, players have tons of small maps to meet with different NPCs, talk with them and receive various quests. Anyone feels hungry and you collect fish and vegetables and make a stew or collect pomegranates. If one feels cold, you collect wood by chopping logs and dead trees and start a fire to make him or her warm. Your friend’s son is getting married and you go to lighten the lamps, set the tables and fluff the pillows.
— DotMMO

"I don't take these things lightly. I believe very firmly there is a place ... for Christian computer games that provide entertainment and education together."

-Timothy Dalrymple, Managing Editor, Evangelical Portal Patheos

Journey of Jesus: The Calling is actually a pretty unique, enjoyable experience … compared to other faith-based games I’ve seen, it’s very cool indeed.
— Focus on the Family
The feedback has really been phenomenal. I just think there’s a lot of people who are really hungry for this, that’s what our players tell us,’ Dusing said.
— Catholic News Agency
Facebook users can now walk the in the footsteps of Jesus during his time on Earth with the new online game titled ‘Journey of Jesus: The Calling.’
— Christian Post
Journey of Jesus: The Calling.” … which launches today, takes players through the Messiah’s footsteps, as they get an “authentic experience of Israel in Christ’s time.

"Both games immerse the player, and you are what you eat,' 
Lightside CEO, Brent Dusing" 

 Escapist Magazine

In Journey of Jesus, players search for articles and artifacts as they explore a colorful, cartoony version of biblical Israel. The company plans to release new chapters, “ideas and information and challenges” each week.
— Entertainment Weekly
On the heels of its widely-popular “The Journey of Moses” Facebook game, Lightside Games is venturing into historic territory by creating the first-ever video game based on the life of Jesus.
— Catholic News Agency
Lightside has unveiled a new video campaign that asks a key question: “Do Games Matter?”
— The Blaze