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'Journey' studio brings a dreamy fantasy game to iOS and Apple TV

'Journey' studio brings a dreamy fantasy game to iOS and Apple TV
From Engadget - September 12, 2017

The game's simplistic, elemental play looks a lot like Chen's studio's previous hits Flow, Flower and Journey, the last of which was released in 2012 to great acclaim. It's been five years since, which makes it even more curious for the studio to choose Apple TV as a platform for its next big release, which is not really known for gaming. But as Chen wrote on the studio's blog, Sky is "a game specially created to be played, and shared, among loved ones and family. If you can imagine the delight of visiting a theme park where lasting memories are made, we envision Sky will sometimes feel like that."

By that logic, a family entertainment center like the Apple TV is pretty suitable for Thatgamecompany's particular flavor of simple, heartfelt narratives -- not to mention the iPhone and iPad. But here's Chen explaining the game's development:

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