thatgamecompany: A New Era Of Compassionate Games

Above The Sky: A New Era of Compassionate Gameplay


Jennie Kong

thatgamecompany reflects on over a decade of the studio’s approach to developing emotionally-inspired, compassionate and altruistic gameplay. Best known for crafting artistic and meaningful games like Flower, Journey and the upcoming Sky: Light Awaits, the team discusses the creative considerations faced when breaking down boundaries that pave the way for accessible, positive-behavior and co-operative experiences for mainstream audiences.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge, Gaming Wristband
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate