- ThatGameCompany Creative Director Jenova Chen
has confirmed today alongside a fresh video that he Art of Journey releases this September.
To quote: Seeing how Journey has resonated with players across the world, we wanted to work with the Santa Monica Studio to provide a deeper look into the visual development behind this critically acclaimed hit.
So, we're excited to let everyone know that we will be presenting you with a wonderful first-time look at the extensive artwork that went into bringing Journey to life.
It's the first book directly inspired by one of our games and is titled The Art of Journey and will be available for purchase in September.
This book, designed and written by Matt Nava, art director on Journey, provides an insider's view into the stylistic influences, narrative functions, and game design goals that shaped the final look of the game.
Readers will discover how Journey's landscapes, cut-scenes, and much-loved robed traveler came to be. For your enjoyment, The Art of Journey will come bound as an embossed hardcover book filled with gorgeous concept art, intricate pencil drawings, and 3D models printed in full color on art-quality paper.