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

    … what hat to wear. Unfortunately not a log of information has been revealed about this adorable little title other than this description of the games origins from Robin Hunicke and Keita Takahashi: “The idea for this game came from when Keita was playing with his two-year-old son, and wondered about what if all toys lived, and connected…

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

    … be done far more quickly and easily (and without the need to quit the game) on PS4 than on PS3. Alternatively, why not start amassing a library of useful video clips on your hard drive? This is something I actually intend to do from the moment I download the game. Anytime I discover something interesting or useful, I’ll save a video. I’ll label…

    PlayStation LifeStyle- 2 readers -

  • Thatgamecompany secures $7 million for next project

    … Today we’re learning that development studio, Thatgamecompany, has secured over $7 million for their next video game project. Thatgamecompany has brought popular video game titles such as flOw, Flower and Journey and we can’t wait to see just what the development team has in-store next. From their blog post, we do know that the upcoming 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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