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Sony Computer Entertaiment
Sony Computer Entertaiment's company logo.
Founded1993
RenamedSony Interactive Entertainment
Parent companySony
Websitehttp://scei.co.jp/index_e.html
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Sony Computer Entertainment, Incorporated (株式会社ソニー・コンピュータエンタテインメント, Kabushiki Gaisha Sonī Konpyūta Entateinmento) (SCEI) is a video game company specializing in a variety of areas in the video game industry, mostly in video game consoles and is a full subsidiary of Sony that was established on November 16, 1993 in Tokyo, Japan.

SCEI handles the Research & Development, production, and sales of hardware and software for their high-selling PlayStation line of handheld and video game consoles. SCEI is also a developer and publisher of video games for their systems, and is comprised of several subsidiaries covering the company's biggest markets: United States of America, Europe, Oceania and Asia. The Original Soundtracks of its game franchises are produced and distributed by Sony's Japanese distributive unit Aniplex.

The Chairman and CEO of SCEI was Ken Kutaragi who is also known as "The Father of the PlayStation". Kutaragi also served as President of SCEI until November 30, 2006 when the position was replaced by Kaz Hirai. On April 26, 2007 Sony announced that Kutaragi would retire from his executive position at SCEI effective June 19, 2007. Kaz Hirai's position is now held by Jack Tretton.

Currently based in Minami-Aoyama, Minato, Tokyo, Japan, it also has offices around the world such as in in the United States in Foster City, California and a distribution center Hollywood, Los Angeles, California. Also in Canada with offices and in distribution center in Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario. In Australia the offices are in Melbourne.

On September 14, 2005 Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios (SCE WWS) was formed, and is responsible for the global creative, technical and strategic direction setting of development and production of computer entertainment software for the PlayStation family. Shuhei Yoshida was named as president of SCE WWS on May 16, 2008. Yoshida took over from Kazuo Hirai, who was holder of the post after Phil Harrison (a former SCEE VP) left the company in early 2008.

PlayStation subsidiaries[edit]

Japanese
Studio Known for
Clap Hanz Everybody's Golf series
Japan Studio Ape Escape series, LocoRoco, Patapon series
Polyphony Digital Gran Turismo series
Team Asobi The Playroom, Astro Bot: Rescue Mission, Astro's Playroom
Team ICO ICO, Shadow of the Colossus
American
Studio Known for
Bend Studio Syphon Filter series
Incognito Entertainment Twisted Metal series, Warhawk
Insomniac Games Spyro the Dragon series, Ratchet & Clank series, Resistance series, Marvel's Spider-Man series
Naughty Dog Crash Bandicoot series, Jak and Daxter series, Uncharted series, The Last of Us series
San Diego Studio NBA series, MLB: The Show series
San Mateo Studio Jet Li: Rise to Honor
Santa Monica Studio God of War series
Sony Online Entertainment EverQuest, Star Wars Galaxies
Sucker Punch Productions Sly Cooper series, InFAMOUS series, Ghost of Tsushima
Zipper Interactive SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs series, MAG
Europe
Studio Known for
Bigbig Studios Pursuit Force
Evolution Studios World Rally Championship series, MotorStorm
Guerrilla Games Killzone series, Horizon series
London Studio The Getaway series, SingStar series
Media Molecule LittleBigPlanet series, Dreams
Psygnosis Wipeout series, F1 series
SCE Studio Cambridge MediEvil series
Korea
Studio Known for
SCE Korea EyeToy: EduKids, GloRace: Phantastic Carnival

Pages in category "Sony Computer Entertainment"

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