“Small developers struggle to compete in a $20 billion video game industry dominated by behemoths such as Electronic Arts and Activision. But one of them, thatgamecompany, has found both commercial success and critical acclaim by making games that don’t play the way anything else on the market does.
Thatgamecompany debuted in 2006 with Flow, a game in which gossamer microbes grow and evolve by consuming rival organisms. Next came the 2009 game called Flower, which challenges players to collect flower petals by using wind gusts and flying through a vibrant audio-visual landscape of fields and wind turbines.
‘Why make a game that’s going to compete with an EA or Epic-style game, when they have so many more people and more time and money to accomplish their projects?’ says Kellee Santiago, president of thatgamecompany. ‘There’s no way we can compete.’”
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