Sony Interactive Entertainment

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Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Sony Corporation, managed by Sony's American hub, Sony Corporation of America.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 PS2 is powered by a proprietary central processing unit, the Emotion Engine, and was the first video game console to have DVD playback functionality and also backwards compatibility with the original PlayStation games included out of the box.
The PlayStation (officially abbreviated as 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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SIE Inc. was founded as Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) in Tokyo on November 16, 1993, to handle Sony's venture into video game development for the PlayStation systems, while SIE LLC was founded in San Mateo on April 1, 2016.
The brand is produced by Sony Interactive Entertainment, a division of Sony, with the first console releasing as the PlayStation in Japan released in December 1994, and worldwide the following year.

Sony

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Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Sony Corporation, managed by Sony's American hub, Sony Corporation of America.
The company owns the largest music entertainment business in the world, the largest video game console business and one of the largest video game publishing businesses, and is one of the leading manufacturers of electronic products for the consumer and professional markets, and a leading player in the film and television entertainment industry.

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 (officially abbreviated as PS3) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer 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 and marketed 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 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.

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 SIE Worldwide Studios for Sony Interactive Entertainment from 2008 to 2019.

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).

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.

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.

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.

Sony Corporation of America

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Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company that is a wholly owned subsidiary of Japanese conglomerate Sony Corporation, managed by Sony's American hub, Sony Corporation of America.
Sony's principal U.S. businesses include Sony Electronics USA, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Sony Music Entertainment, and Sony/ATV Music Publishing.

Killzone

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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 Interactive Entertainment's (SIE) 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.

Guerrilla Cambridge

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On January 2012, BigBig Studios was closed and Cambridge Studio—renamed Guerrilla Cambridge—becoming a sister studio of Guerrilla Games.
The studio was founded under Sony Computer Entertainment in July 1997 through the buyout of the game development division of CyberLife Technology.

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 served 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

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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 was a racing video game series developed by Evolution Studios, BigBig Studios and Virtuos and published by Sony Computer Entertainment.

PlayStation Productions

On May 20, 2019, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that the company had launched PlayStation Productions, a production studio that will mine the company's extensive catalogue of video game titles for film and television.
PlayStation Productions (formerly named PlayStation Originals) is a production studio owned by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

Emotion Engine

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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 and also backwards compatibility with the original PlayStation games 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.

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.
Lost Boys Games became independent the following year and was acquired by Media Republic in 2003, which renamed the studio Guerrilla Games and sold it to Sony Computer Entertainment in 2005.

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.

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 (also known as the PS Vita or simply Vita) is a handheld video game console developed and marketed by Sony Interactive Entertainment.

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.