Tag Archives: Jenova Chen
Fri, Oct 18, 2013 | 08:20 BST
Jenova Chen, co-founder of thatgamecompany and creator of Journey has spoken at the Gaming Insiders Conference in San Francisco about how he tries to encourage emotional investment in his games, and how he has spent his career discovering new ways for gamers to “feel something new.”
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 | 23:22 BST
Jenova Chen, the man behind Flower and Journey developer thatgamecompany, wants to combat a trend of giving up and games as players grow older.
Sat, Aug 03, 2013 | 19:03 BST
Journey developer, thatgamecompany, is working on another game, but it is at least two years out according to a New Yorker piece.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 10:50 BST
Journey developer Thatgamecompany only just started receiving royalties for its award-winning PS3 title this year, according to studio co-founder Jenova Chen.
Tue, Jul 02, 2013 | 03:16 BST
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | 11:40 BST
Journey: Collector’s Edition has hit PSN today, compiling all of developer thatgamecompany’s work, and a host of other bonus collectibles.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 02:44 GMT
Thatgamecompany founder Jenova Chen has clarified earlier comments about not receiving royalties from Sony on Journey, the fastest-selling PlayStation Network game to date.
Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | 22:06 GMT
Thatgamecompany founder Jenova Chen has said he hasn’t been in the industry long enough to look to crowd-funding for support.
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 | 07:16 GMT
Whatever platform thatgamecompany boss Jenova Chen’s new game is on, it’s likely going to have some kind of touch interface.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 22:16 GMT
Thatgamecompany founder Jenova Chen has shed some tantalising details about his next, untitled project in a new interview.
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 | 01:35 GMT
Although the critical and commercial pay-off may have been worth it, thatgamecompany skirted financial disaster while working on Journey.
Mon, Dec 03, 2012 | 05:28 GMT
David Jaffe is going to “spill the beans” tonight regarding a “secret project” he has in the works, and it somehow involves thatgamecompany’s Jenova Chen. We’ve no idea what the two have in the works, but if you are interested, you may wish to keep an eye on Jaffe’s Twitter feed.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | 20:51 BST
The DICE Summit will be held next year at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, which is a change of venue, and it will also be hosting a keynote each day. Speakers announced so far include Gearbox’s Randy Pitchford, thatgamecompany’s Jenova Chen, and Jesse Schell, CEO of Schell Games. The event will close on day three with the 16th Annual DICE Awards. The 2013 DICE Summit runs February 5-8, 2013. Thanks, GI International.
Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | 10:11 BST
Journey, the whimsical walk-em-up from Thatgamecompany has bagged the top festival prize at GameCity 2012, the annual showcase that champions creativity in games.
Thu, Jun 14, 2012 | 20:04 BST
Thatgamecompany has raised $5.5 million in funding, which will allow it to start releasing games on platform’d other than Sony, its partner over the last three game releases. Co-founder and creative director Jenova Chen said the funding will allow the future creations to appear on more platforms, now that the release of Journey finished the studio’s deal with Sony. Thanks, Gamasutra.
Fri, May 18, 2012 | 21:19 BST
“They are not good enough for adults. For adults to enjoy something, they need to have intellectual stimulation, something that’s related to real life. Playing poker teaches you how to deceive people, and that’s relevant to real life. A headshot with a sniper rifle is not relevant to real life. Can games make you and another human experience an emotion that’s deep enough to touch adults? Games have to be relevant intellectually. – Thatgamecompany’s Jenova Chen to Gamasutra.
Tue, May 08, 2012 | 10:39 BST
Thatgamecompany co-founder Jenova Chen has said the studio’s next game will be “inspired” by Journey, indicating it could bring people together in the same way as its last game did.
Tue, May 08, 2012 | 03:18 BST
Thatgamecompany founder Jenova Chen has said PlayStation games are better suited to a more refined palate. Unsurprisingly, Sony agrees.
Sun, May 06, 2012 | 09:36 BST
The first game from thatgamecompany since the end of its three-game deal with Sony is aiming for a reveal sometime this year, co-founder Jenova Chen has told VG247, with a decision on its publisher “in the next month”.
Thu, May 03, 2012 | 17:32 BST
Giant Sparrow’s The Unfinished Swan continues Sony and PSN’s support for the artistic indie. Johnny Cullen talks to creative director Ian Dallas and thatgamecompany co-founder Jenova Chen.