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Sucker Punch Productions Joins SCE World Wide Studios

Scott Rohde's Avatar Posted by SVP of Product Development, Worldwide Studios America, SCEA

Sucker Punch and Sony World Wide Studios

Earlier today we announced Sucker Punch Productions has officially joined Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios. We’re thrilled to share the news and welcome Sucker Punch to the PlayStation family.

Brian Fleming, managing partner of Sucker Punch Productions had this to say about becoming the sixteenth studio to join PlayStation:

“We’ve enjoyed an incredible relationship with Sony that has allowed us to combine our creative design capabilities with their guidance to make some of the best franchises to hit the PlayStation platforms. Equally important, the relationship with SCE has provided us the flexibility and trust to take creative risks and invent new properties. And best of all, we get to keep doing what we do — pushing ourselves to make more innovative games and more exciting experiences for PlayStation gamers!”

We’ve worked closely with Sucker Punch for more than 12 years, bringing fan favorites like Sly Cooper series and, of course, the inFAMOUS storyline to life on PlayStation platforms. On behalf of our executive team and Worldwide Studios, I’d like to take just a moment to welcome this immensely talented group of individuals to our team. I look forward to seeing what kind of gaming magic we can make happen in the months and years ahead!

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Gorvi said:

August 2nd, 6:11 am

Congratulations to Sucker Punch, here’s looking to more great games from them in the future.

SpyDudeFX said:

August 2nd, 6:12 am

Congrats Sucker Punch and SCE World Wide.

Enforcer_X said:

August 2nd, 6:13 am

AWESOME! Congratulations all around, Sony, Sucker Punch and the fans!

fedex682 said:

August 2nd, 6:13 am

This is awesome news! Sucker Punch are my favorite developers in the whole wide world!

Alpha_Gamer said:

August 2nd, 6:14 am

All your base are belong to us, Sucker Punch!

Xaveri28 said:

August 2nd, 6:16 am

Smart move for Sony. Sucker Punch is a great studio with a bright future ahead of them.

Now, about iNFAMOUS for Vita…

ArcaneAltair said:

August 2nd, 6:20 am

Well deserved. Congratulations.

Shin-Ra said:

August 2nd, 6:21 am

I loved inFAMOUS, The Sly Collection and inFAMOUS 2.

I believe SCE’s the best publisher in the world from a developer relations and content standpoint.

Joe-TFW said:

August 2nd, 6:23 am

InFamous 1 & 2 are the games to get for the system. Good to hear Sucker Punch will get to continue making great PS3 games like these for the long haul.

Korbei83 said:

August 2nd, 6:26 am

Congratulations Sucker Punch! Hope everyone there is as excited as we fans are!

Congratulations also to Sony for a massive acquisition. Another peacock feather in your illustrious cap.

poweredbyzen said:

August 2nd, 6:28 am

i can’t wait for infamous 3!
nice ending to infamous 2,
leaves a lot to the imagination!

TomHoang said:

August 2nd, 6:29 am

Congrats! Sony treats its World Wide Studios well. Just look at Naughty Dog :)

SPOOKULA209 said:

August 2nd, 6:30 am

They (and everyone else in the industry) needs to start making apps and mobile games or else everyone is going to fail. Big budget games are going to become a gamble here pretty soon (especially exclusives) so hopefully they chose the right path. Still a good move on their part.

joseph2411 said:

August 2nd, 6:31 am

Congrats to Sucker Punch on this latest achievement err trophy :D
Looking forward to more awesome games from them!

NamesIrish13 said:

August 2nd, 6:34 am

Cant wait to see what they come up with next…. I bet it will blow all of our minds!

Zaiyan said:

August 2nd, 6:35 am

InFAMOUS on PS Vita..

…DO IT, YA KNOW I’M RIGHT! :D

REGIS_MARK_V said:

August 2nd, 6:35 am

If it’s not about a Legend of Dragoon sequel or remake I don’t care!

remanutd5 said:

August 2nd, 6:36 am

congrats sucker punch and sony !!!!
how about giving us info on inFAMOUS ps vita ? we know it will happen lol

mgsnull617 said:

August 2nd, 6:36 am

does Xbox still get suckerpunch games is my question they already get infamous I dont wanna see them stab us in the back like Metal Gear creator heido kojima did

remanutd5 said:

August 2nd, 6:37 am

next studio : Quantic Dream or Light Box Interactive !!!!

Korbei83 said:

August 2nd, 6:38 am

+ mgsnull617

Your ignorance is astounding. And you seem so eager to share it.

mgsnull617 said:

August 2nd, 6:38 am

@11 Tom hoang
I cant tell if ur being sarcastic…..are u?

LegendaryPhoenix said:

August 2nd, 6:41 am

+ msgnull617

You are very clearly a bored troll.

BJtheLegend said:

August 2nd, 6:44 am

YES!!!!

Hellman said:

August 2nd, 6:44 am

Awesome congrats Sony and Sucker Punch!

Zezzler said:

August 2nd, 6:44 am

Conglaturations! I hope you guys create even more hit PlayStation franchises!

Dracorius said:

August 2nd, 6:46 am

Crazy! I just got both Infamous and Infamous 2 Hero Edition, this weekend. Congrats!

trapper12 said:

August 2nd, 6:51 am

Congrats to Sony and Sucker Punch for making a nice collaboration together. Now the awesomeness of more games is gonna approach us soon with great quality!!!

perrandy said:

August 2nd, 6:55 am

congrats to sony, i guess that this should make easier and faster for sucker punch to do their games since everything will be in-house.next step for sony would be world domination XD

ZACHERY_THE_BEST said:

August 2nd, 7:02 am

Congrats to Sony and Sucker Punch

ZACHERY_THE_BEST said:

August 2nd, 7:02 am

Good Job

Mister-Nep said:

August 2nd, 7:02 am

I won’t lie. I thought Sucker Punch was already first party. Boy I’m dumb.

wocyob said:

August 2nd, 7:05 am

Fantastic news… SP really can really put out some AAA games and i hope with this new partnership they will get a bigger team so they can pump out more titles faster :)

Hook them up Sony!

EmpireNO said:

August 2nd, 7:18 am

This rocks! Congrats to Sucker Punch and SCE!

zombie9 said:

August 2nd, 7:19 am

@18 mgsnull617 lol Xbox never Got MGS3 Substance (which had Metal Gear 1+2 1980’s version)And never got MGS4 and never got MGS. So how did he stab us in the back?

Airwalkinman17 said:

August 2nd, 7:24 am

that is so awesome. congrats sucker punch!
I know that many of gamers like myself will continue to reap the rewards. Thank you Sony. You guys rock!

AndyAsteroids said:

August 2nd, 7:24 am

@Mister-Nep You’re not dumb. If you are that means I am too! D:

Link01 said:

August 2nd, 7:25 am

Congrats guys :D

MilaNumber14 said:

August 2nd, 7:31 am

Sucker Punch and SCE … unstoppable ;D

I’m really happy for them :)

Carl-G said:

August 2nd, 7:33 am

Excellent News :P Now can we have a PS3 price cut for World domination(like the PS1 & PS2 days) :P

Zeronox said:

August 2nd, 7:35 am

Oh yeah, Congrats Guys. This is Wonderful news!!!

HongoXIII said:

August 2nd, 7:42 am

Congrats Sucker Punch and congrats Sony.

Building up your profile of developers and franchises will benefit you in the long run when it comes to business.

Go long and go pro!

RE_Player said:

August 2nd, 7:42 am

Congrats. Sucker Punch is one of my favorite developers because they brought two great franchises to me, Sly Cooper and Infamous. Can’t wait to see what else they have up their sleeve.

kNoWlEdGe22 said:

August 2nd, 7:51 am

Great news! Sucker Punch FTW!

bharken said:

August 2nd, 7:55 am

For the win! Congrats!

TeflonGreen said:

August 2nd, 8:06 am

i wanna see infamous on playstation vita, but if your doing a vita title, honestly a sly cooper or a new family friendly ip would be smarter seeing u guys wawnt more then just the hardcore audience to play, and there are good ones like little big planet and modnation aswell little deviant but after that i only know about rayman origins as a famil friendly game coming and thats whats goina bring vita down if anything, we need some jak and daxter, ratchet and clank, sly cooper, and if possible to get crash bandicoot they need to make him sony owned cuz activision is doin nothin with him, and honestly sony needs to have a sit down with them and talk over the possiblity even if they gotta buy him for alot of money. but back to the point sucker punch is awesome, guess its time to suckerpunch the industry lol

loadstone007 said:

August 2nd, 8:09 am

Congrats on the great purchase Sony!

SEAL_TEAM_7p said:

August 2nd, 8:17 am

Welcome to the family!

guitarded77 said:

August 2nd, 8:27 am

EXCLUSIVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

zekececil14 said:

August 2nd, 8:29 am

Lol, I just got the movie Sucker Punch from Netflix today. Now I hear about this. Kinda funny.

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