The makers of Flower and Journey have successfully fundraised themselves into multiplatform development. Venture Beat reports that the nine-person studio raised $5.5 million from Benchmark Capital – which also funded Riot Games (League of Legends) – and will be expanding outward now that their 3-game publishing deal with Sony has completed.
Kellee Santiago, who co-founded Flower-dev thatgamecompany with Jenova Chen after first collaborating with him while studying at USC in 2006, has left the game studio for undisclosed pastures. The reasoning given by Santiago was that she felt she had “done everything [she] needed to do there, and that [Jenova’s] in a great place now to […]
Another out-there concept from the makers of ‘Flower’, check out our E3 preview of thatgamecompany’s ‘Journey’.