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Watchmen, the monumental graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons, was once deemed "unfilmable." So entrenched were the creators in the structure and language of their chosen medium, that no interpretation, even if faithful to the plot and characters, could truly convey as intended this study o...

January 3rd 2013 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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Austin Wintory must be floating on air after learning his Journey soundtrack is nominated for a Grammy. Wintory's work for thatgamecompany's PSN adventure is going up against scores from the likes of John Williams, Howard Shore, and Hans Zimmer as it bids to take home only the second Grammy ever wo...

December 6th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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In the "Hit List" from the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, the video game industry's top talents describe their current gaming addictions, their most anticipated releases and more. This week: thatgamecompany President Jenova Chen. A note from the AIAS:Jenova Chen is President & Crea...

November 7th 2012 at 1:33pm 0 Comments
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The Art of Journey, thatgamecompany's compendium of concept and production artwork from its unbelievably gorgeous PSN game, can now be pre-ordered for $60 through Bluecanvas. The first 750 people to place their order will receive a copy of the book signed by Journey creative director Jenova Chen an...

September 8th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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The beautiful art of Journey – and we're talking about the PS3 game here, and not the band, although the cover design for Escape is a total classic – will be available in a coffee table-appropriate format next month.The Art of Journey, a hardcover book designed and written by art direct...

August 28th 2012 at 2:40pm 0 Comments
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Journey: Collector's Edition is out today. The collection bundles together thatgamecompany's Flow, Flower and, of course, Journey into a single package – but that's not all. It also includes three never-before-seen mini-games from internal "24hr Game Jams." We put together a short video showc...

August 28th 2012 at 11:50am 0 Comments
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Despite not having license from Sony to sell merchandise based on its own games, developer thatgamecompany has launched an online merchandise store. The store's inventory includes a single product: a 'Koko/Glyph' thatgamecompany promotional t-shirt.As a limited bonus for purchasing the $20 shirt, t...

July 23rd 2012 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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One of the three minigames included in the Journey Collector's Edition is Gravediggers, a title (un)borne from thatgamecompany's first 24-hour game jam in 2008, though it looks more like it comes out of 1980. The static visuals belie a complex multiplayer game, wherein up to six players have to sh...

July 19th 2012 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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European fans hoping to pick up the upcoming collector's edition of Journey may be waiting a long time, possibly forever. It appears that the special boxed edition of Journey won't be available in Europe at all, according to thatgamecompany's Twitter account. "We wish Europeans could get it, but th...

June 26th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments