"It [the game] wasn't a multi-million seller, but that wasn't the point. It went against the tide. It was courageous in it's ambition and brought an entirely new experience to gamers." - CEO Shawn Layden
Sony Computer Entertainment is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company that is a subsidiary of Sony Entertainment, which itself is wholly owned by multinational conglomerate Sony Group Corporation. Originally founded in November 1993 to handle Sony's venture into video game development for the PlayStation systems. Since the launch of the original PlayStation console in 1994, the company has been developing PlayStation home video game consoles, accessories and services. The company expanded from Japan into North America and Europe, where it founded the branches. The company quickly became Sony's main resource for research and development in video games and interactive entertainment.