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Soapbox: Here's Why I Will Be Playing Journey on PS4

Here's Why I Will Be Playing Journey on PS4

With hopes of starting over

I understand where Polygon scribe Colin Campbell is coming from when he says that he won’t be playing the recently announced PlayStation 4 conversion of thatgamecompany’s seminal spiritual adventure, Journey. Like the author in question, I too haven’t booted the game since a gloomy morning in

News: Journey to Be Playable on PS4 at GamesCom 2014 Next Month

Journey to Be Playable on PS4 at GamesCom 2014 Next Month

Yes, you read that right

Assuming that Sony hasn’t just let a hearty halibut leak out of its typically tight fish tank, then the company looks set to have an incredible showing at GamesCom 2014 next month. As part of a nonchalant lineup list which has appeared on its official convention landing page, the company appears to have confirmed that...

Out Now: Journey (Europe)

Journey (Europe)

Sand play

PlayStation Plus members have been skidding through the sand in thatgamecompany's Journey for a week already, but now it's time for everybody to set off on their own adventure. Lucky North Americans got the game yesterday for the tidy sum of $14.99, while European travellers can pick it up for £9.99 as of today. Thatgamecompany's third...

News: Sample The Magical Music Of Journey

Sample The Magical Music Of Journey

Lest we forget that beyond the big names such as BioShock: Infinite and The Last Of Us, there's one very promising game coming exclusively to the PlayStation Network this Spring; thatgamecompany's beautiful flower narrowly missed out on our game of the year award in 2009, and we wouldn't bet against the indie outfit's latest, Journey, from being a similar contender in 2012

In a brand new interview..

News: thatgamecompany Could 'Definitely See' Previous Releases On PS Vita

thatgamecompany Could 'Definitely See' Previous Releases On PS Vita

thatgamecompany's three game relationship with Sony is set to end soon

The arthouse developer has already produced flow and flower for the PS3, and will conclude its contract with the upcoming Journey. While thatgamecompany is not talking about its future yet, the developer has revealed its interest in Sony's upcoming PS Vita — and more specifically that it could definitely see its back catalogue..

News: Journey's Desert Backdrop Designed To 'Encourage A Connection' Between Players

Journey's Desert Backdrop Designed To 'Encourage A Connection' Between Players

There are no hard rules to thatgamecompany's Journey

But in an interview with The Guardian, producer Robin Hunicke has explained that the developer designed the world in a way that would encourage player connection. “One of the things we talked about early in the project was this idea of creating a connection between players in an environment where you feel small and less empowered than you might..

News: Sony Pushes Journey Into Spring 2012

Sony Pushes Journey Into Spring 2012

The writing's been on the wall for a while

Journey's not coming out this year. Developer thatgamecompany was never specific about a date, but did confirm that it was aiming for a 2011 release date. The indie studio's silence has been telling over the last couple of months though, and it's true what they say: you can't rush brilliance. So with the game's beta out of the way, Journey has one long..

News: GamesCom 2011: Latest Journey Trailer Is Nothing Short Of Beautiful

GamesCom 2011: Latest Journey Trailer Is Nothing Short Of Beautiful

If you're yet to see thatgamecompany's third PlayStation Network exclusive, Journey, in action, then we recommend you drop everything and hit the jump

It's difficult to use words to describe this game, and that's not us (nor the developer) being pretentious, that's just a fact. Watch the new footage after the jump.

E3 2011: Sony Santa Monica To Show Eight Games At E3, Four Of Them Still Unannounced

Sony Santa Monica To Show Eight Games At E3, Four Of Them Still Unannounced

Before you take a cartwheel into the road outside your house, let's make one point absolutely clear: Sony Santa Monica works as a micro-publisher within SCEA

It supports smaller developers getting to grips with the PlayStation hardware, and has an input in second-party development. In short: while Sony Santa Monica might have eight games at E3, not all of them will be developed by the God Of War..

E3 2011: Journey Is Already Starting To Give Us The Shivers

Journey Is Already Starting To Give Us The Shivers

There's an interview hidden in this pre-E3 GameTrailers reveal of thatgamecompany's Journey

We're struggling to focus on Jenova Chen's words though, because the gameplay footage that's been wrapped around it is just straight-up stunning. Persevere and you'll pick up on Chen talking about the Journey's concept and multiplayer functions. While the game takes place in an online world, Chen explains..

News: It's Games Like thatgamecompany's Journey That Make Us PlayStation Fans

It's Games Like thatgamecompany's Journey That Make Us PlayStation Fans

Say what you will about PlayStation, Sony or SCE; there's one area the company has always excelled, and that's in the creation of unique, moving and interesting pieces of interactive entertainment

In 2009 there was flower, a title that missed out on our game of the year accolade by mere inches. In early 2010 there was Heavy Rain, a game so unique and interesting that it was impossible to..

First Impressions: E3 2010: Journey on PlayStation 3

E3 2010: Journey on PlayStation 3

thatgamecompany's flower made us feel empowered like no other game

There's a moment, nearing the end of the game's relatively short campaign, where you guide your team of petals up an angled high-way. That moment is unlike any other we've ever experienced in a video game - there's a sensation of pure, unbridled freedom. It touches on pretense, but the experience manages to be pure enough not to..

E3 2010: thatgamecompany Detail Their Third PlayStation Network Exclusive, Journey

thatgamecompany Detail Their Third PlayStation Network Exclusive, Journey

Journey is pretty much everything you've come to expect from thatgamecompany, the folks who brought you flower

Despite the somewhat covert announcement (c'mon Sony, this should have been mentioned in your press conference), Journey promises "simple gameplay and accessible controls." Naturally it looks super pretty to boot. We're getting an ICO-esque vibe. Interestingly, Journey is an..