Thatgamecompany, stylized as thatgamecompany, is an American independent video game development studio co-founded by University of Southern California students Kellee Santiago and Jenova Chen. The studio was formerly a developer for Sony Computer Entertainment, contracted to create three downloadable games for the PlayStation 3's PlayStation Network service, and has since secured independent funding. The first of their games is a remake of Chen's award-winning Flash title Flow, with enhanced visuals and sound, added multiplayer modes and compatibility with the PlayStation 3's motion sensitive controller. The title was released on the PlayStation Store in 2007.
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    • Funomena Introduce Wattam at the PlayStation Experience

      Wow it’s been a busy day. There’s so much to catch up on from The PlayStation Experience this weekend, and in amongst the new trailers and game updates comes Wattam, a game by developers Funomena and thatgamecompany alumnus Robin Hunicke. With the announcement comes a teensy trailer showing off the Mayor of Wattam and his difficulty in deciding what hat to wear.

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  • How GTA V Threatens To Own Two Holidays In a Row

    … increased. Mere months ago a next-gen version of the game had yet to be confirmed for 2014, yet here we are in October, just over a month away from release. I think Michael Pachter summed it up best last year when he politely described the GTA Effect as having “tapped a certain percentage of gamer holiday spending months ahead of time.” What he really…

    PlayStation LifeStyle- 2 readers -

  • Thatgamecompany secures $7 million for next project

    … will be published and distributed on their own terms. Thatgamecompany has reported that the development studio has partnered with Capital Today along with other investors. The new partnership will help the development company to create new interactive experience that will “emotionally touch hearts of players around the world.” The next video game…

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  • Jenova Chen and the human psyche

    … In an interview with Mashable, thatgamecompany’s Jenova Chen discusses his hopes for video games becoming a more respected medium. He feels that a lack of diversity in game design and genre is preventing games from reaching enough people. More importantly, they are not affecting these audiences in a way that is memorable or moving: “There is more…

    That VideoGame Blog- 3 readers -
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