Tag Archives: thatgamecompany
Fri, Aug 03, 2012 | 16:01 BST
Sony has provided more details on its gamescom presence, starting with its press conference which kicks off at 7.00pm CET/6.00pm BST on August 14. It will be streamed live from the PlayStation Blog. A panel discussion will also take place, the topic being “games as art”, and it will include: SCWW president Shuhei Yoshida, Ian Dallas, co-founder of Giant Sparrow, Kellee Santiago, co-founder of thatgamecompany, Alex Evans, co-founder of Media Molecule, Adam Volker from Moonbot Studio, and a special guest “working on a currently unannounced project.” The panel will be streamed live as well. Gamescom runs August 15-19.
Thu, Jul 19, 2012 | 20:01 BST
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 10:59 BST
This year’s Games Developers Conference Europe has added post-mortems of CD Projekt’s, The Witcher 2, and Eskil Steenberg’s indie title, Love. Cryptic Studios will also be on hand to discuss user-generated content in MMOs. Other confirmed sessions include a post-mortem of thatgamecompany’s Journey, and Rare’s N64 classic, GoldenEye.
GDC Europe takes place in Cologne from August 13 – 15, on the eve of gamescom.
Fri, Jul 06, 2012 | 02:27 BST
GDC Europe organisers have announced another three talks for its already jam-packed schedule, making us wonder where the heck they intend to put them all.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 | 02:42 BST
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 07:50 BST
In case you were not aware of the fact that thatgamecompany has made some of the most beautiful games of this console generation, this trailer for the upcoming Journey Collector’s Edition should educate you fully.
Mon, Jun 25, 2012 | 15:24 BST
Sat, Jun 23, 2012 | 14:59 BST
OPM has posted a shot of an advertisement culled from the August issue of the US Official PlayStation Magazine showing the contents of the Journey Compilation GameFly inadvertently outed ahead of time earlier this week. The collection, which in the ad is called the Journey Collector’s Edition, includes not only Flow, Flower, and Journey, as previously reported, but a PlayStation Plus membership trial, all three soundtracks, exclusive mini-games, documentaries and “much more”. The game is slated for August 28, with thatgamecompany confirming its existence, but Sony yet to announce anything.
Thu, Jun 21, 2012 | 14:24 BST
A listing called the Journey Compilation has popped up on Gamefly, and set for releases on August 28. Spotted by Superannuation, thunder the PS3 game’s description it states “coming soon,” but it’s assumed to be a compilation of thatgamecompany titles Flow, Flower and Journey. Sony has yet to comment, but thatgamecompany has confirmed it’s existence, (thanks, Get_crazy) but said it was unable to provide further details at this point.
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.
Thu, Jun 07, 2012 | 08:48 BST
A PlayStation sizzle roll video has shown a collector’s edition of Journey is in the works. There’s no more info beside the fleeting mention in the video. Sony’s yet to announced the CE itself, but our guess is it’s a special bundle feature the game, soundtrack a little bit more. Just a hunch.
The vanilla version of thatgamecompany’s opus launched in March for PSN.
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.
Wed, May 16, 2012 | 00:55 BST
Flower and Journey developer thatgamecompany has made two new hires. Vincent Diamante, who worked on Flower and early effort Cloud, has taken on a permanent role as audio director, while Sunni Pavlovic is the new studio manager. The independent company just celebrated its sixth birthday and exited an incubation period inside Sony’s Santa Monica studios.
Thu, May 10, 2012 | 00:33 BST
As part of a month long focus on nature, Exeter Cathedral will hold a special service this Sunday evening featuring thatgamecompany’s Flower, as demonstrated by GeekDad’s Andy Robertson. Flower is ace, so this seems like a pretty good deal for the congregation. The PlayStation Network exclusive released in 2009, was critically acclaimed, and sold a whole bunch.
Thanks, Kill Screen.
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.
Wed, Apr 18, 2012 | 05:48 BST
According to thatgamecompany, Austin Wintory’s amazing Journey score last week hit the top ten album charts in Japan, Canada and Spain, and the soundtrack charts in over 20 countries, including eight number ones. The soundtrack album includes 18 tracks and is available for purchase here.
Wed, Apr 04, 2012 | 08:05 BST
Journey took the path less traveled on its way to becoming a bestselling adventure. Nathan Grayson sojourns with thatgamecompany’s Jenova Chen and Robin Hunicke.