SCE Japan Studio

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Japan Studio
Type Development Branch
Industry Interactive Entertainment
Founder(s) Sony Computer Entertainment
Headquarters SCE JAPAN Studio 8-1-22 Akasaka Minato-ku Tokyo 170-0052 Japan
Key people Allan Becker (Head of Studio)[1]
Fumito Ueda (Game director, Team Ico [Freelance])
Gavin Moore (Game director - Puppeteer)
Keiichiro Toyama (Game director, Project Siren)
Yusuke Watanabe (Producer - Knack)
Masaaki Yamagiwa (Producer - Tokyo Jungle, Bloodborne)
Products Siren, Ape Escape, Patapon series
Services Video game development
Owner(s) Sony Corporation
Employees 400+
Parent SCE Worldwide Studios
Website Official site

SCE Japan Studio (SCEJ) (ソニー・コンピュータ・エンタテインメント・ジャパン・スタジオ) is the Japanese production and development arm of the parent company Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE), most well known for the Ape Escape, Loco Roco and Patapon series. Japan Studio operates as part of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios. The development group also includes Team Ico, who are best known for the PlayStation 2 games Ico and Shadow of the Colossus, and Project Siren, known for the Siren series and the PlayStation Vita titles Gravity Rush and Soul Sacrifice.

Games[edit]

Game Title Year Released Platform(s) Notes
Kurushi 1997 PlayStation The mentioned developer is SCEI on PAL (European) disc.
Ape Escape 1999 PlayStation
Legend of Dragoon 2000 PlayStation
Pipo Saru 2001 2001 PlayStation 2
Ape Escape 2 2001 PlayStation 2
ICO 2001 PlayStation 2 Developed with Team Ico
Siren 2004 PlayStation 2 Developed with Project Siren
Ape Escape Academy 2004 PlayStation Portable
Ape Escape: On The Loose 2005 PlayStation Portable
Rogue Galaxy 2005 PlayStation 2 Developed with Level-5
Ape Escape 3 2005 PlayStation 2
Shadow of the Colossus 2005 PlayStation 2 Developed with Team Ico
Siren 2 2006 PlayStation 2 Developed with Project Siren
LocoRoco 2006 PlayStation Portable
Mainichi Issho 2006 PlayStation 3 & PlayStation Portable Developed with Game Arts & Bexide
Piyotama 2007 PlayStation 3 & PlayStation Portable
LocoRoco Cocoreccho! 2007 PlayStation 3
Boku no Natsuyasumi 3 2007 PlayStation 3
The Eye of Judgment 2007 PlayStation 3
Patapon 2007 PlayStation Portable Developed with Pyramid
Echochrome 2008 PlayStation 3 & PlayStation Portable
Siren: Blood Curse 2008 PlayStation 3 Developed with Project Siren
The Last Guy 2008 PlayStation 3
LocoRoco 2 2008 PlayStation Portable
White Knight Chronicles 2008 PlayStation 3 Developed with Level-5
Demon's Souls 2009 PlayStation 3 Developed with From Software
Trash Panic 2009 PlayStation 3
Patapon 2 2009 PlayStation Portable Developed with Pyramid
Numblast 2009 PlayStation 3
The Eye of Judgment: Legends 2010 PlayStation Portable
Patchwork Heroes 2010 PlayStation Portable Developed with Acquire
White Knight Chronicles II 2010 PlayStation 3 Developed with Level-5
Kung Fu Rider 2010 PlayStation 3
No Heroes Allowed 2010 PlayStation Portable Developed with Acquire
Beat Sketcher 2010 PlayStation 3 Developed with Will co., Ltd
Ape Escape Fury! Fury! 2010 PlayStation 3
Echochrome II 2010 PlayStation 3
White Knight Chronicles: Origins 2011 PlayStation Portable Developed with Matrix Software
Bleach: Soul Resurrección 2011 PlayStation 3
Patapon 3 2011 PlayStation Portable Developed with Pyramid
Gravity Rush 2012 PlayStation Vita Developed with Project Siren
Tokyo Jungle 2012 PlayStation 3 Developed with PlayStation C.A.M.P. and Crispy's
Open Me! 2012 PlayStation Vita Developed with PlayStation C.A.M.P.
Soul Sacrifice 2013 PlayStation Vita Developed with Marvelous AQL and Comcept
Puppeteer 2013 PlayStation 3
Rain 2013 PlayStation 3 Developed with PlayStation C.A.M.P. and Acquire
Knack 2013 PlayStation 4
Destiny of Spirits 2014 PlayStation Vita Developed with Q Entertainment
Freedom Wars 2014 PlayStation Vita Developed with Shift and Dimps
Soul Sacrifice Delta 2014 PlayStation Vita Developed with Marvelous AQL and Comcept
Bloodborne 2015 PlayStation 4 Developed with From Software
The Last Guardian TBA TBA Developed with Team Ico
Gravity Rush 2 TBA PlayStation Vita Developed with Project Siren
Deep Down TBA PlayStation 4 Developed with Capcom

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reilly, Jim (February 10, 2012). "Sony Talks The Last Guardian, Demon's Souls, And The Vita Launch". gameinformer.com. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 

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