The Art of Journey – Augmented Reality Feature

This is a quick look at the Journey AR Viewer app on a Sony tablet with The Art of Journey book. Powered by daqri’s 4D software, the Journey AR viewer allows you to enjoy a whole new experience for Journey.

Sony Santa Monica Studio and thatgamecompany in collaboration with Bluecanvas are proud to bring you The Art of Journey, a behind-the-scenes exploration of the ideas and visual development that went into the critically acclaimed video game. Written by Journey® Art Director, Matt Nava, the book shows the stylistic influences, narrative devices and game design goals that made Journey what it is. Inside, readers will discover the thoughtful evolution of Journey’s landscapes, cut-scenes, and much-loved robed traveler.

The Art of Journey comes bound as an debossed, hardcover book filled with gorgeous concept art, intricate pencil drawings, and 3D models printed in full color on art-quality paper. Additionally, the book pushes the boundaries of traditional print with its “augmented reality” feature, powered by the Daqri 4D platform. Downloading the free companion app for Android and iOS devices will enable readers to point the camera of their smartphone or tablet at special images and see animated 3D models appear straight from the game.

By downloading the free companion app for Android and iOS devices readers will be able to point the camera of their smartphone or tablet at special images and see animated 3D models appear straight from the game. It’s a truly unique and innovative way to more fully experience the artwork of Journey. The book also includes fan art inspired by the game and a promo code to download the Journey Original Soundtrack from the US PlayStation Store.

You can get The Art of Journey book on Amazon here, and download the Journey AR Viewer for iOS here, and for Android here.

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