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Old 09-20-2007, 03:48 AM   #1
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Default Sony Computer Entertainment Acquires Evolution Studios and Bigbig Studios

Award winning developer of million-seller MotorStorm strengthens SCE Worldwide Studios network

Tokyo, 20th September 2007 – Sony Computer Entertainment today
announced that it had acquired leading game developer Evolution Studios Ltd
and its subsidiary Bigbig Studios Ltd to further expand its game development
capability as part of Sony Computer Entertainment’s Worldwide Studios (SCE

In a strategic move to secure excellence in game development for current and
future PlayStation® platforms, the acquisition of Evolution and Bigbig
formalises the successful and long established exclusive relationship between
Sony Computer Entertainment and the two studios.

Evolution Studios, based in Runcorn, England is the award-winning developer
of MotorStorm™, the million-selling #1 hit title for PLAYSTATION®3(PS3™).
Since its establishment in 1999, SCE has enjoyed a highly productive and
commercially successful relationship with Evolution – a studio with an
unrivalled track-record for quality and productivity, having shipped a title every
year for 6 straight years. Evolution established its reputation as the successful
developer of the World Rally Championship series on PlayStation®2, also
published by SCE. The studio is currently working on the next instalment of
the Motorstorm franchise for PS3, scheduled for release in 2008 on Blu-ray
Disc, along with content expansions for the original MotorStorm to be
distributed via PLAYSTATION®Network.

Bigbig Studios, based in Leamington Spa, England was founded in 2001 with
backing from Evolution Studios and SCE and is the developer of the Pursuit
Force game for PSP™ (PlayStation®Portable), which has sold over 800,000
copies worldwide. The studio is currently working on the second title in the
series, Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice, which will be available in October this
year for PSP and on PlayStation®2 early in 2008.

”Our strategy is to create the best games by working with the best talent and
Evolution and Bigbig are world-class additions to our team,” said Phil Harrison,
President of SCE Worldwide Studios. “The incredible people in these studios
further extend the depth and skill of the industry's largest platform-exclusive
development resource”.

Following the acquisition, Mick Hocking, Managing Director of Evolution
Studios, will also be appointed Group Studio Director for the three Studios ;
SCE WWS Liverpool Studio, Evolution and Bigbig , reporting directly to SCE
WWS Vice President, Michael Denny.

Studios across the WWS network share technology, production methodology
and creative goals to build the best possible experiences for users to enjoy
the most from the PlayStation family of hardware platforms and network
services. With over 2,500 employees, SCE Worldwide Studios combines the
talents of 15 game development studios in Japan, the USA, the UK and The
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Old 09-20-2007, 05:06 AM   #2
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well, thats definetly good news. now we know the 360 wont be getting motorstorm 2.
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Old 09-20-2007, 05:42 AM   #3
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Now they just gotta buy up Capcom and Square Enix... then we have total domination
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That's good. More Blu support
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Old 09-20-2007, 06:32 AM   #6
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Now they just gotta buy up Capcom and Square Enix... then we have total domination
Dont forget Epic and...........Microsoft .
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