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  1. Video: 50 common game camera mistakes -- and how to fix themRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Gamasutra

    What's the last game you played that had a really great camera system? For that matter, what does it even mean to design a "great" camera? At GDC 2014, Thatgamecompany "Feel Engineer" John Nesky spoke passionately about the importance of good camera design in games, and what he learned about how to make a great camera in his time working on Journey , where he had to figure it out as he went along. He went on to take the audience on a tour of all the poor game camera design decisions he and other designers have made in recent years, offering thoughtful advice on how to sidestep or solve each of them.


  2. Why game developers need smaller teams and more diverse projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 11 | VentureBeat

    Never put all your eggs in one basket. It's the cliche advice of never investing everything you've got into one project, because if that project were to fail spectacularly, you'll be left with zilch.


  3. 'Uncharted' borrows from cinema to sidestep clunky game designRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Engadget

    ... studios have used lighting and visual landmarks to keep players on a deceptively discrete path. For example, Thatgamecompany and Eidos used similar methods for keeping folks moving forward in Journey and the recent Tomb Raider reboot . If you dig ...


  4. Rock Band 3 soundtrack coming to Rock Band 4 in DecemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | Digital Trends

    Developer Harmonix confirmed that Rock Band 3 's soundtrack will be coming to Rock Band 4 as part of a title update launching in December. Returning Rock Band 3 players will need to pay a fee for the track-exporting process, which will add more than 80 songs to Rock Band 4 's playable tracklist.


  5. 'No Man's Sky' Will Change Gaming and Maybe Redeem Sean Murray's SoulRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | Switched

    ... combat -- zeroes in on its goal: to explore. Sean Murray wants the game to be adventure gamified, echoing Thatgamecompany's 2012 indie-hit Journey . But what No Man's Sky really echoes is Sean Murray's personal quest for self-satisfaction, which his ...


  6. Sony Cuts PS4 Price. Here Are 10 Games You Can Buy With That Leftover CashRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2015 | Switched

    On Friday, the PlayStation 4 became a little bit easier to own. Sony cut its price from $399.99 to $349.99, leaving potential customers with a bit of extra cash that they'll no doubt spend on... PlayStation 4 games.


  7. Digital Foundry: Hands-on with Uncharted: the Nathan Drake CollectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2015 | Eurogamer

    The waiting is almost over. In just over a week, Uncharted: the Nathan Drake Collection hits stores, and we're fortunate enough to be in possession of retail code right now, and we're in a position where we can share some initial findings.


  8. West Michigan Symphony Orchestra opening season with 'East meets West' themeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2015 |

    The opening concert for West Michigan Symphony Orchestra's 2015-16 season will bring together sounds from the East and West at the Frauenthal Center for the Performing Arts this fall. West Michigan Symphony Orchestra Music Director Scott Speck said he will unite music from three continents during the season opener, giving concertgoers an "overview of a whole world of music."


  9. Stop copying and start innovating: Why you must define your own niche marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | VentureBeat

    Novelist Herman Melville once said, "It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation." While that may suggest you'll have to stomach some failures to succeed, in today's gaming marketplace flooded with imitations, originality is essential to stand out and find an audience worth serving.


  10. Lumini engages on all levels with its flock of flying, fishy creaturesRead the original story

    Sep 12, 2015 | Gamasutra

    ... for the experience I got. Lumini is so much more than the sum of its parts. It feels kind of like something ThatGameCompany ( Journey , Flower , Flow ) would make in terms of emotional impact and storytelling, but has gameplay closer to what most ...


  11. Journey musical composer handles the Assassin's Creed: Syndicate soundtrackRead the original story

    Sep 10, 2015 | Gaming Nexus

    ... Is Mine , and The Order: 1886 . My favorite soundtrack from him is The Banner Saga . Such great stuff. Even Thatgamecompany tapped Wintory not once, but twice, for soundtrack duties: once for flOw , then again for Journey . Wintory's work is much ...


  12. Ubisoft To Release Assassin's Creed Soundtracks On VinylRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | Ubergizmo

    When playing a game, what helps make it immersive is great storytelling, gameplay, and let's not forget sound effects and music. In fact if you tried playing Thatgamecompany's Journey with the music off, chances are it would feel like a very, very different game.


  13. How Wattam Eased My Fears about the Future of Video GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | IGN

    ... the brain-child of Katamari Damacy creator Keita Takahashi and Robin Hunicke, who produced Journey over at Thatgamecompany before leaving to found this new studio. The crudest, simplest way to describe Wattam is Viva Pinata through the lens of ...


  14. 10 best PS4 gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | The Independent

    Can't wait for the new round of blockbusters due out this autumn? We played through last year's offering Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The autumn slate of new blockbusters is just around the corner with Assassins Creed: Syndicate , Black Ops III , Star Wars: Battlefront , and Destiny: The Taken King due out before the year's end.


  15. Q&A with thatgamecompany's Sunni PavlovicRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 |

    ... conquer a mountain. It's hard to believe that a game this big came from a company just as small. Aptly named thatgamecompany , Boston Games Examiner caught up with it's Studio Manager, Sunni Pavlovic to discuss Journey, inspirations, and future ...


  16. Everybody's Gone to the Rapture review: The end of the world is a bummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2015 | Ars Technica

    ... kind of lush game-from expansive outdoor landscapes to detail-coated home interiors-that you'd have expected thatgamecompany ( Flower , Journey ) to make for its artful PS4 debut. See this book? You can't flip through its pages-or any other books, ...


  17. Journey into the Deep Roads in 'Dragon Age: Inquisition's' second story add-onRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 |

    Not making fans wait long following last week's announcement of the second campaign DLC for Dragon Age : Inquisition , BioWare has now released a new story expansion for their popular role-playing title. The developer confirmed on Aug 11 that the latest Dragon Age DLC is now ready to download on the Xbox One, Playstation 4 , and PC.


  18. Journey Dev's New Game Will Be 'Connection-Driven'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | IGN

    Thatgamecompany, the studio behind flOw , Flower , and Journey , has shed light on the direction it's taking with its fourth major project. In a post on Twitter , which advertises a few new job listings, thatgamecompany reveals its next game will be a "connection-driven experience."


  19. Sony hopes to go big in China with PlayStation 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Gamasutra

    ... set to be introduced into the market, including titles big and small -- Ubisoft's Child of Light , Sony and Thatgamecompany's Journey are among them, as are Capcom's Street Fighter V and Square Enix's Final Fantasy XIV . There was new announcement ...


  20. 'Journey' PS4 Review: Even More Stunning Than BeforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2015 |

    Journey was a beautiful game when it released on PS3 in March of 2012. The art style was striking and unique, and the original score by composer Austin Wintory was not only lovely, it fit the game like a glove.