Tag Archives: thatgamecompany
Mon, Nov 11, 2013 | 15:55 GMT
Journey developer thatgamecompany blew critics and many gamers away with its sand-trudging PS3 romp. During a GDC Next session, studio manager Sunni Pavlovic stressed why such innovation and the delivery of unique ideas demands a great deal of experimentation, revision and risk.
Wed, Oct 30, 2013 | 08:30 GMT
Journey was a game that had ‘all the feels,’ which I think is what you kids like to say these days. It’s a sentiment shared by former producer and co-founder of Funomena Robin Hunicke, who believes that if you start with feelings first then move backwards to mechanics, you will create a successful game.
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.”
Sat, Oct 05, 2013 | 19:35 BST
As if thatgamecompany’s Flower wasn’t pretty enough, the PS4 version runs at 1080p, 60 FPS according to Sony Santa Monica’s director of technology, Tim Moss. He is playing the game currently at the studio, and was tweeting about how gorgeous it was over Twitter. Flower was announced as a launch window title for PS4 during gamescom in August. Thanks, D’toid.
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
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 11:43 BST
Journey: Collector’s Edition is a physical retail release of thatgamecompany’s multi award-winning digital opus, alongside the studios previous releases flOw and Flower. It lands on Blu-Ray across Europe tomorrow, June 7.
Wed, May 29, 2013 | 21:47 BST
Flower will be released on Vita, according to an E3 line-up listed for IndieCade.
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.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 06:32 BST
Journey and Flower developer thatgamecompany is sitting on a “huge”, “important” new project that will be years in the making, one recently-departed staffer has revealed.
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.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 05:46 GMT
Journey is one year old this week, and to celebrate, thatgamecompany is hosting a sale on its online store. Save about $9 buy picking up a shirt, pack of art cards, and soundtrack for just $25. Shirts are available in women’s and unisex cuts.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 05:01 GMT
Journey executive producer Robin Hunicke has said the award-winning adventure probably won’t see a follow up.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 04:49 GMT
Sat, Mar 02, 2013 | 16:41 GMT
Journey and Flower art director Matt Nava, has formed his own studio called Giant Squid. The former thatgamecompany staffer’s site doesn’t list any projects currently in development, but the mission statement on the site states that “artistic games that deliver beautiful, meaningful, and timeless experiences” are the plan. Thanks: NeoGAF, Game Informer.
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.