SIE London Studio

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SIE London Studio
Subsidiary of Sony Interactive Entertainment
IndustryInteractive Entertainment
PredecessorTeam Soho, Studio Camden
Founded1993; 26 years ago (1993)
ProductsEyeToy, EyePet, SingStar, The Getaway, PlayStation Home
ServicesVideo game development
ParentSIE Worldwide Studios
WebsiteOfficial website

SIE London Studio is an in-house Sony Interactive Entertainment developer located in London. Established in 1993, London Studio is Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe's largest internal development studio, with staff working in a purpose designed 7-story building located in London's Soho district.

The development group includes the R&D group responsible for EyeToy, and various other research and development groups dedicated to the production of PlayStation games and development tools across all of SIE's gaming platforms. SIE London Studio operates as part of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios; the studio was formed in 2002 by the merger of Studio Camden and Team Soho.

The original development staff had little to no experience in the video game industry, with most of them being recent college graduates.[1]

LSSDK Engine[edit]

SIE London Studio developed a virtual reality (VR) rendering technology, called the LSSDK engine, which supports PlayStation 4 and PC; this engine was first used in PlayStation VR Worlds, which contained five virtual reality experiences: "The London Heist", "Into The Deep", "VR Luge", "Danger Ball" and "Scavenger's Odyssey". Their upcoming game Blood and Truth, which expands upon VR Worlds' The London Heist, is using an updated version of the same technology.[2]

Games developed[edit]

Title Year Released Platform(s)
NBA ShootOut[1] 1996 PlayStation
NBA ShootOut '97
Porsche Challenge 1997
Rapid Racer
Spice World 1998
This Is Football 2000 1999
Team Buddies 2000
This Is Football 2001
This Is Football 2002 2001 PlayStation 2
This Is Football 2003 2002
Dropship: United Peace Force
Hardware: Online Arena
The Getaway
This Is Football 2004 2003
EyeToy: Play
This Is Football 2005 2004
EyeToy: Groove
The Getaway: Black Monday
SingStar Party
EyeToy: Chat 2005
World Tour Soccer: Challenge Edition PlayStation Portable
Fired Up
SingStar Pop PlayStation 2
EyeToy: Play 2
EyeToy: Play 3
SingStar '80s
EyeToy: Kinetic
EyeToy: Operation Spy
EyeToy: Kinetic Combat 2006
EyeToy: Play Sports
SingStar Rocks!
SingStar Anthems
Gangs of London PlayStation Portable
SingStar Legends PlayStation 2
World Tour Soccer 2 PlayStation Portable
SingStar Pop Hits 2007 PlayStation 2
SingStar 90s
SingStar Amped
SingStar Rock Ballads
Aqua Vita PlayStation 3
SingStar R&B PlayStation 2
Beats PlayStation Portable
SingStar PlayStation 3
SingStar Summer Party 2008 PlayStation 2
SingStar Vol. 2 PlayStation 3
SingStar ABBA PlayStation 2 & PlayStation 3
SingStar Vol. 3 PlayStation 3
PlayStation Home
SingStar Queen 2009
SingStar Pop Edition
SingStar Motown
EyePet PlayStation 3 & PlayStation Portable
SingStar Take That PlayStation 3
SingStar Guitar 2010
SingStar Dance
DanceStar Party 2011
EyePet & Friends
DanceStar Party Hits 2012
SingStar: Ultimate Party[3] 2014 PlayStation 4 & PlayStation 3
PlayStation VR Worlds[4] 2016 PlayStation VR
SingStar Celebration 2017 PlayStation 4
Blood & Truth 2019 PlayStation VR
Erica 2019 PlayStation 4

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "NG Alphas: Sony Computer Entertainment U.K.". Next Generation. No. 23. Imagine Media. November 1996. pp. 135–8.
  2. ^ "Fast and Flexible Technical Art". Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  3. ^ "SingStar coming soon to PS4 with free microphone app". Retrieved 21 May 2014.
  4. ^ "PlayStation VR Worlds unveiled for PS4, from London Studio". 15 March 2016. Retrieved 15 March 2016.

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