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Nice! Cross-Buy confirmed for Journey and The Unfinished Swan on PS4


Probably wouldn't have played them, otherwise
Aug 14
 
When The Unfinished Swan and Journey are ported to PS4, players who own the games on PS3 will not have to pay again to experience the new versions -- Cross-Buy support is confirmed! Someone in the PlayStation Blog comments al...




Journey, The Unfinished Swan announced for PS4


Finally!
Aug 12
 
After months of whispers, rumors and leaks, Journey and The Unfinished Swan are officially confirmed for PlayStation 4, thatgamecompany and Giant Sparrow revealed today. The enhanced versions are being handled by developers Tricky Pixels and Armature Studio, respectively. Journey and The Unfinished Swan Coming to PS4 [PlayStation Blog]




Sony spills gamescom lineup, Journey for PS4, then deletes listing


Oops we didn't announce it at the right time, let's act like nobody noticed
Jul 25
 
Sony tipped its hand today, posting a lineup of titles apparently meant for its gamescom showcase next month in Cologne, Germany. You know, before deleting it, anyway. Nothing is ever actually deleted on the Interne...




Journey was composed on a $50 crappy Casio keyboard


You'd think Austin Wintory would have better tools
Feb 24
 
We recently had a chance to chat with Journey and The Banner Saga composer Austin Wintory, and as a fellow musician I took the opportunity to talk shop. Curious about which tools he uses to create music with, I asked abo...




Journey, Unfinished Swan might be coming to PS4 (Update)


Sony Santa Monica creative director teases potential releases
Nov 03
 
[Update: "Lots of people asking so I'll clarify. Was nostalgic playing the PS4 versions of the games so I busted out the PS3 to replay some others," Gary said in a follow-up on Twitter, adding he believes Journ...




New thatgamecompany title will relate to a wider audience


'It's a natural evolution of everything we are doing'
Jul 01
 
Ah, Journey. I thought I was a total latecomer, having picked it up during a holiday sale late last year -- but thatgamecompany's thoughtful PlayStation 3 game continues to sell well. "We made the money back last year, the...




Katamari creator goes indie, joins former Journey devs


Keita Takahashi working on game with San Francisco-based indie devs
Jun 14
 
Kamatari creator Keita Takahashi is working a new game with Funomena, a fledgling indie studio founded earlier this year by former thatgamecompany developers. Announced at the Horizon conference in Los Angeles yesterday, the ...




Apparently people don't like Journey cosplay


Mega64's latest gets them in trouble with the heat
May 28
 
Mega64's latest parody sees them taking on Journey as they simply go about town looking for friendship. Sadly no one wants to be friends with a well-dressed armless creature.




Journey Collector's Edition makes its way to Europe


Europe gets some delayed love from Sony
Apr 18
 
Journey was the little game that could -- the indie David that took on the triple-A blockbuster Goliaths of the gaming world...and won. It was critically acclaimed, won a plethora of awards, and perhaps most importa...




Journey devs cave with 'Rocket Death Match' DLC


'A whole new journey'
Apr 01
 
On this fine April day, Journey developer thatgamecompany has uploaded an announcement video for a new add-on that seeks to please everyone who didn't enjoy the experimental game. Too little gameplay, you say? Not enough fig...




Journey inspired by World of Warcraft, loneliness


Some notes and tidbits from Jenova Chenís insightful GDC talk on Journey
Mar 29
 
thatgamecompany founder Jenova Chen delivered a talk on Journey, right on the heels of a sweep of the Game Developer’s Choice Awards the night prior. Naturally, the room was packed full, and Chen received a lovely stand...




Journey kills at the Game Developers Choice Awards


More than half of the awards, including Game of the Year
Mar 28
 
Game of the Year, Innovation Award, Best Audio, Best Game Design, Best Visual Arts, Best Downloadable Game. That’s 6 out of 11 total awards, and the game was ineligible for two of them (and I’m still not sure why ...




Journey composer shares a text commentary on his score


Grammy-nominated Austin Wintory
Mar 04
 
Leave annotations on for this one, folks. Journey composer Austin Wintory uploaded the entire Journey score filled with official and unofficial art, all with text based commentary popping up throughout this hour long listen....




Journey art director opens new studio, Giant Squid


'We believe that video games can be more than a pastime'
Mar 02
 
Ask people the first thing they like about thatgamecompany's Flower and Journey and they'll likely respond: the art direction. But, maybe not anymore. Thatgamecompany art director Matt Nava left the acclaimed studio and forme...




Journey dev hints at next game, wants 'financial success'


Jenova Chen: 'My resolution is to create a big financial success'
Feb 11
 
At the 2013 D.I.C.E. Summit, thatgamecompany co-founder Jenova Chen spoke at length about creating Journey, revealing that the studio ran out of money after significant delays which ultimately resulted in the game many of us ...




Journey: Chen wanted emotional connections from MMOs


WoW player looking for more
Feb 07
 
Jenova Chen admitted to being "a nerdy guy that likes to stay at home" during his D.I.C.E. Summit 2013 talk on Journey, but he still wanted to connect with others, and hoped he could do so in MMOs like World of Warcraft. But ...




Journey took thatgamecompany into bankruptcy


Went one year over budget
Feb 07
 
Jenova Chen's D.I.C.E. Summit talk on my favorite game of last year, Journey, was moving for many reasons, but I was particularly moved when I heard that his team, thatgamecompany, went bankrupt in the struggle to finish the ...




Journey was the best-selling PSN game of December


*chirp*
Jan 10
 
On the PlayStation Blog, the top-selling PlayStation Network games of December have been compiled for curious minds to look over and commit to memory. Topping the charts is none other than thatgamecompany's Journey, beating o...




The winner of Destructoid's best platform game of 2012


Best of 2012
Dec 14
 
2012 was fairly light on platformers, but that's not to say that the ones released weren't great. While we did a lot less running and jumping this year, what we did was pretty memorable. And, as always, we'll take quality over quantity any day. Here are the nominees for best platform game of 2012: Dust: An Elysian Tail FEZ Journey New Super Mario Bros. U Spelunky And the winner is ... 




The winner of Destructoid's best soundtrack of 2012


Best of 2012
Dec 14
 
It was great, albeit strange, year for game music. We heard a lot of amazing music from some unexpected places. It feels particularly strange to me not seeing any nominees from major publishers including Square Enix, Sega, Ca...




The winner of Destructoid's best visuals of 2012


Best of 2012
Dec 14
 
Modern-day gaming is nothing without a strong visual design. From simple retro aesthetics, to visuals that push a gaming machine to its limits, we're treated to a wide range of visuals that evoke any number of feelings. Even ...




VGAs: Journey wins three awards tonight


...so far
Dec 07
 
Best Independent Game, Best PS3 Game, Best Original Score. And if you ask me, they should also win Game of the Year. Three awards so far from VGA 2012. Congrats to all the folks behind Journey. You deserve these awards and more.  If you haven't played Journey yet, don't talk to me.  Hey, even Jim liked it.




Journey gets nominated for a Grammy and seven VGAs


Journey takes on Tintin, Hugo and Batman
Dec 06
 
Journey composer Austin Wintory is a busy man these days. He recently spoke at SC9.0 in Germany to great success and media attention where he was able to share that Journey had received seven nominations for the ten...




Journey soundtrack gets physical CD release


Better late than never!
Nov 07
 
Looking back at 2012 thus far, Journey stands out as one of the strongest soundtracks of the year. We had the pleasure of hearing from composer Austin Wintory regarding the score as well as offering our own review of the soun...




Over the precipice: An essay on Journey


Jul 03
 
[Rob Parker is a freelance writer based in the North of England, where it rains every day. Except the days when it hails. Rob stays sane (and dry) by plunging himself into the simulated worlds of videogames, and writing st...




Journey Collector's Edition detailed for North America


Jun 25
 
Journey has done extremely well for itself on PlayStation Network, and with the upcoming disc-based collector's edition on the way, I can only see that trend continuing. As announced today by developer thatgamecompany, Journe...




Fan-made Journey figurine is simple and elegant


Jun 20
 
Journey has such a clean, simple beauty about it that's minimalist yet striking. This custom Journey figurine seems to check all the appropriate boxes, don't you think? thatgamecompany spotted this pretty little thing on Twit...




Rapper Random produced a short, sweet Journey remix album


Apr 19
 
Whether you've already played Journey or have yet to do so, you've no doubt fallen in love with Austin Wintory's beautifully introspective soundtrack. Jayson Napolitano has already given the full album his highest recommendat...




Exclusive: A journey through Journey's soundtrack


Apr 05
 
Waiting for Journey's soundtrack release on April 10, 2012 is like waiting for the game itself all over again. I am incredibly excited and can't wait! I not only had a great time playing through Journey, no doubt thanks to my...




Journey is officially the fastest-selling PSN game ever


Mar 29
 
Love it or hate it, thatgamecompany's enthralling Journey is an undeniable success. That's a claim backed by facts, with news that the title has become the fastest selling PlayStation Network title of all time. Yes, it's doin...




My journey with Journey


Mar 21
 
By now, you have probably played thatgamecompany's fascinating, beautiful new PSN game, Journey. And you have probably formulated your own thoughts on how the game made you feel. Knowing that playing Journey was sure to make ...




EU PS Plus subscribers start their journey on Wednesday


Mar 06
 
In just over a week, I'll be sauntering around a gorgeous desert with a big grin on my face. To make matters better, I'll be doing it from the comfort of my sofa in a temperature controlled room. I am, of course, referring to...




Dear reviewers, we need another word for 'experience'


Mar 02
 
There's a grave problem facing videogame reviewers today. No, it's not the rampant backlash over numerical scores. No, it's not corruption and publisher pressure. It's something far more deadly to our entire industry ... we'v...




Review: Journey


Mar 01
 
How does one describe Journey, exactly? It's a videogame unlike any other, to the point where calling it a videogame doesn't quite feel right. One could call it an art game, but that would draw comparisons with infinitely les...




Journey comes to PlayStation Network March 13


Feb 16
 
I saw enough of the beta for thatgamecompany's Journey to know I didn't want to have any more info divulged prior to full release, if at all possible. We'll be exploring the game's mysterious world soon enough; as covered by ...




Journey is finally done, waiting on release date


Feb 03
 
thatgamecompany's President, Kellee Santiago, says that the beautiful "online parable" Journey is finally done, meaning that the development process is officially finished. According to an interview on videoshock, the company...




Beautiful new Journey trailer bigs up the music


Jan 06
 
This new Journey trailer lays down some phat beats and slammin' rhythms as it showcases the game's music. Get read to dance like a lemur on acid when these intense jams fill your brain.  It's actually incredibly beautiful orchestral stuff that seems to compliment the eerie visual splendor. Which is rather nice. 




Your Journey journey begins Spring 2012


Sep 27
 
I want Journey inside me...or inside my PS3. The beautiful game from thatgamecompany sucked me in the first time I played it. I remember it fondly. My day had been particularly stressful, and I had been working on very little...




Jimpressions: Journey beta and its unique co-op offering


Jun 29
 
The beta for thatgamecompany's Journey is available to lucky PlayStation 3 owners this week, and I am pleased to say I'm one of them. Having taken the game for a spin and engaging in its unique multiplayer, I am still finding...




Journey beta announced, details arriving Monday


Jun 24
 
Those itching to get their hands on thatgamecompany's latest abstract prettiness, Journey, are in for a treat. The Flower developer has announced that a beta for the game is in the works and that details will drop on Monday.&...




Preview: Journey


Jun 03
 
About fifteen minutes into my hands-on with thatgamecompany's Journey, I realized that the odd sense of déjà vu I was getting was a feeling I hadn't experienced since I was about seven years old. The Super Ninte...








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