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Venture capital lets Journey developer go multiplatform

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Art can be interpreted many ways. For instance, that orange pillar could represent the PlayStation 3, and the flying figures could represent thatgamecompany. thatgamecompany / Sony At this point, the only valid excuse for not immersing yourself in thatgamecompany's (TGC) abstract, artistic, heart-rendingly beautiful games like Flower and Journey is...
Venture capital lets Journey developer go multiplatform

Journey claims GameCity prize 2012

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The soulful adventure beats a strong range of contenders to claim the second ever GameCity awardJourney has won this year's GameCity prize. The downloadable PlayStation title, in which players control a mysterious character on a quest through a haunting desert landscape, beat six other shortlisted titles to claim the award....
Journey claims GameCity prize 2012

Us and the Game Industry – how indie games are the new counter-culture

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Set for release this winter, the documentary film Us and the Game Industry promises to explore the motivations of indie developers like thatgamecompany. Filmmaker Stephanie Beth tells us what she learned from a new era of rebellious entertainmentSomething important is happening with games at the moment. It has nothing to...
Us and the Game Industry – how indie games are the new counter-culture
An interview with Jenova Chen: How Journey's creator went bankrupt and won game of the year

GamesBeat weekly roundup: D.I.C.E. 2013, Dead Space 3, and game investments take a dive

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If you follow VentureBeat but don’t regularly check our GamesBeat site, here’s a list of the best video game stories we ran over the last seven days that you may have missed. This week, the 2013 D.I.C.E. (Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain) summit took place in Las Vegas, Valve founder Gabe...
GamesBeat weekly roundup: D.I.C.E. 2013, Dead Space 3, and game investments take a dive

A designer's take: Moma is wrong to pretend video games are art | Brian Moriarty

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I like seeing good work honored in my field, but we shouldn't ignore the consensus of the centuries: games are not artLast weekend, New York's Museum of Modern Art joined the growing list of prestigious institutions that are acquiring and exhibiting video games as art.Like the Smithsonian's recent offering, many...
A designer's take: Moma is wrong to pretend video games are art | Brian Moriarty
Indie studio Thatgamecompany raises $5.5M to create magical games for wider audiences

Journey team loses one of its co-founders

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Kellee Santiago, co-founder of Journey developer Thatgamecompany, has decided to leave the Santa Monica, Calif.-based game studio that she started with Jenova Chen, according to Gamasutra. The split is described as an amicable one, and Santiago said it was  time for her to move on. That brings to an...
Journey team loses one of its co-founders
Watch this: 'Journey' auteur Jenova Chen explains how gameplay sprang from a single emotion
Kellee Santiago describes the making of Thatgamecompany’s Journey
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