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  • Journey cost "multiple millions of dollars", no royalties for a year

    Thatgamecompany founder Jenova Chen has clarified earlier comments about not receiving royalties from Sony on Journey, the fastest-selling PlayStation Network game to date.

  • Journey celebrates its birthday with merchandise sale

    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.

  • Journey "pretty much perfect", unlikely to birth a sequel

    Journey executive producer Robin Hunicke has said the award-winning adventure probably won’t see a follow up.

  • Journey composer offers annotated score

    Composer Austin Wintory has uploaded the entire, Grammy-nominated Journey score to YouTube, accompanied by a gorgeous series of artworks, and annotated the whole shebang with a serious of insights into its creation and meaning. This is a pretty special thing. Hit the break to check it out.

  • Former art director for thatgamecompany starts new studio

    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.

  • Thatgamecompany boss not ready for Kickstarter

    Thatgamecompany founder Jenova Chen has said he hasn’t been in the industry long enough to look to crowd-funding for support.

  • Thatgamecompany boss: touch is "the most universal" input

    Whatever platform thatgamecompany boss Jenova Chen’s new game is on, it’s likely going to have some kind of touch interface.

  • Jenova Chen discusses next game, probably going multi-format

    Thatgamecompany founder Jenova Chen has shed some tantalising details about his next, untitled project in a new interview.

  • DICE Awards 2013: Journey scores eight gongs and GotY

    Dice Summit 2013 is well under way, and tonight Vegas plays host to one of the most coveted industry awards shows in the biz. Journey didn’t manage to score in all 11 categories it was nominated for, but thatgamecompany carried home eight trophies.

  • Journey dev went bankrupt during adventure's creation

    Although the critical and commercial pay-off may have been worth it, thatgamecompany skirted financial disaster while working on Journey.

  • Journey composer discusses "Wild West" nature of game soundtracks

    Journey composer Austin Wintory is up for a Grammy award for his soundtrack to thatgamecompany’s PS3 title, and has discussed the nature of game compositions and the perception of the non-gaming public to videogame tunes in a new interview. He even calls the scene the “Wild West”. Find out why below.

  • Journey score nominated for Grammy Award

    Journey’s orchestral score has been nominated for a Grammy award.

  • Jaffe, Journey creator working on "top secret project"

    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.

  • Journey scoops top prize at GameCity 2012

    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.

  • The Art of Journey being released in hardcover next month

    Thatgamecompany has announce book featuring the artwork of Journey will be released next month. Titled “The Art of Journey”, the hardcover was deigned and written by art director Matt Nava, and along with art from the game it contains information on what influenced the art direction. It also includes 3D models, AR smartphone interaction, and […]

  • Journey: Collector’s Edition is out today in the US

    The Journey: Collector’s Edition, which features trio of games as well as mini-game, is out today in the US.

  • Sony details plans for gamescom panel

    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 […]

  • Gravediggers - Journey Collector's Edition minigame sounds like fun

    Thatgamecompany has released a video for is Gravediggers, one of the minigames included with the Journey Collector’s Edition.

  • GDC Europe 2012 to dissect Love and The Witcher 2

    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 […]

  • Journey, SOE, publishing trends talks added to GDC Europe

    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.

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