Sony Interactive Entertainment

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Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. (SIE) is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Sony.wikipedia
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PlayStation (console)

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Since the successful launch of the original PlayStation console in 1994, the company has been developing the PlayStation lineup of home video game consoles and accessories.
The PlayStation (officially abbreviated to PS, and commonly known as the PS1 or its codename, PSX) is a home video game console developed and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

PlayStation

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The company was founded in Tokyo, Japan, and established on November 16, 1993, as Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE), to handle Sony's venture into video game development through its PlayStation brand.
It is created and owned by Sony Interactive Entertainment since December 3, with the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan.

PlayStation 2

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The launch of the second PS console, the PlayStation 2 was released in Japan on March 4, 2000, and the U.S. on October 26, 2000.
The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

PlayStation 3

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In March 2006, Sony announced the online network for its forthcoming PlayStation 3 (PS3) system at the 2006 PlayStation Business Briefing meeting in Tokyo, Japan, tentatively named "PlayStation Network Platform" and eventually called just PlayStation Network (PSN).
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

Sony

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Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc. (SIE) is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
The group consists of Sony Corporation, Sony Pictures, Sony Mobile, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sony Music, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Sony Financial Holdings, and others.

Shuhei Yoshida

Shuhei Yoshida was named as President of SCE WWS on May 16, 2008, replacing Kazuo Hirai, who was serving interim after Harrison left the company in early 2008.
He is the President of Sony's Worldwide Studios for Sony Interactive Entertainment.

PlayStation Portable

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The PlayStation Portable (PSP) was SCEI's first foray into the small handheld console market.
The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

Ken Kutaragi

On November 30, 2006, president of SCEI, Ken Kutaragi, was appointed as chairman of SCEI, while Hirai, then president of SCEA, was promoted to president of SCEI.
Ken Kutaragi is the former Chairman and Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment (SCEI), the video game division of Sony Corporation, and current president and CEO of Cyber AI Entertainment.

Daybreak Game Company

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On April 20, 2011, SCEI was the victim of an attack on its PlayStation Network system, which also affected its online division, Sony Online Entertainment.
The company was founded in December 1997 as Sony Online Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment, but was spun off to an independent investor in February 2015 and renamed Daybreak Game Company.

Sony Imagesoft

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The company's North American operations, Sony Computer Entertainment of America (SCEA), were originally established in May 1995 as a division of Sony Electronic Publishing.
Following a shakeup at Sony in 1995, Sony Imagesoft was merged into Sony Computer Entertainment of America (SCEA) and has since only supported the PlayStation brand.

Gaikai

On July 2, 2012, Sony Computer Entertainment acquired Gaikai, a cloud-based gaming service.
Founded in 2008, it was acquired by Sony Interactive Entertainment in 2012.

Psygnosis

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On August 2012, Sony Liverpool developer of the Wipeout and Formula One series was closed.
In 1993, the company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment and turned their attention to the original PlayStation platform.

Guerrilla Games

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On December 8, 2005, video game developer Guerrilla Games, developers of the Killzone series, was acquired by Sony Computer Entertainment as part of its SCE WWS.
Based in Amsterdam, Netherlands, it is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Phil Harrison

Jack Tretton and Phil Harrison were also promoted to senior vice presidents of SCE.
Previously, Phil was the British corporate executive and a representative director of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. (SCEI) and Executive Vice President of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE).

Killzone (series)

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On December 8, 2005, video game developer Guerrilla Games, developers of the Killzone series, was acquired by Sony Computer Entertainment as part of its SCE WWS.
Killzone is a series of first-person shooter and twin sticks shooter video games for Sony Computer Entertainment's (SCE) video game consoles.

Sucker Punch Productions

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On August 1, 2011, video game developer Sucker Punch Productions, developers of the Sly Cooper and Infamous series, was also acquired.
It was an independent company until August 2011, and has worked solely with Sony Interactive Entertainment since 2000.

Kaz Hirai

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Shuhei Yoshida was named as President of SCE WWS on May 16, 2008, replacing Kazuo Hirai, who was serving interim after Harrison left the company in early 2008.
He also serves as a board member of Sony Interactive Entertainment and chairman and co-CEO of Sony Entertainment.

Jack Tretton

Jack Tretton and Phil Harrison were also promoted to senior vice presidents of SCE.
He is best known for being the former President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) from 2006 to 2014.

MotorStorm (series)

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On September 20, 2007, video game developers Evolution Studios and Bigbig Studios, creators of the MotorStorm series, were acquired by Sony Computer Entertainment as part of its SCE WWS.
MotorStorm is a racing video game series developed by Evolution Studios, BigBig Studios and Virtuos and published by Sony Computer Entertainment.

Emotion Engine

The PS2 is powered by a proprietary central processing unit, the Emotion Engine, and was the first video game console to have DVD playback functionality included out of the box.
The Emotion Engine is a central processing unit developed and manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment and Toshiba for use in the PlayStation 2 video game console.

PlayStation Vue

The beta version of Sony's first-ever cloud-based television service, PlayStation Vue (PSVue), was launched in the U.S. in November 2014.
In a presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on January 7, 2014, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House announced that the company was developing a new cloud-based service that would include the "most popular live TV programs combined with a large library of VOD content" from outside streaming services.

PlayStation Vita

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Described by Sony as a "next generation" console, the PS4 included features such as enhanced social capabilities, second-screen options involving devices like the handheld PlayStation Vita, a membership service and compatibility with the Twitch live streaming platform.
The PlayStation Vita (officially abbreviated PS Vita or Vita) is a handheld game console developed and released by Sony Computer Entertainment.

Zipper Interactive

On January 24, 2006, video game developer Zipper Interactive, developers of the Socom series, was acquired by Sony Computer Entertainment as part of its SCE WWS.
SOCOM U.S. Navy SEALs was created in collaboration with the Naval Special Warfare Command and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2.

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Internally, the Vita features a 4-core ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore processor and a 4-core SGX543MP4+ graphics processing unit, as well as LiveArea software as its main user interface, which succeeds the XrossMediaBar.
The XrossMediaBar (pronounced "CrossMediaBar" or "cross-media bar" and officially abbreviated as XMB) is a graphical user interface developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

SIE Japan Studio

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Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Studio is a Japanese first-party video game production and development arm of the parent company Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), most well known for the Ape Escape, LocoRoco, Patapon, Gravity Rush, and Knack series, among other titles.