SIE Santa Monica Studio

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Santa Monica Studio
Basic Information
Business Type
Development Branch
Foundation
1999
Founder
[[Sony Computer Entertainment]]
Parent company
[[SCE Worldwide Studios]]
Product(s)
[[Kinetica
God of War series]]
Industry
Interactive entertainment
Owner
[[Sony Computer Entertainment]]
Key People
Allan Becker, Studio Director John Hight, Head of internal development

Santa Monica Studio is a video game developer part of SCE Worldwide Studios which is owned by Sony Computer Entertainment. As implied by its name, it is based in Santa Monica, California and was established in 1999. It is mostly responsible for the development on the God of War series. It developed Kinetica game engine that was first used on Kinetica and later on God of War and God of War II.

Games[edit | edit source]

Game Title US Release Date Platform Notes
Kinetica October 14, 2001 PlayStation 2
God of War March 22, 2005 PlayStation 2
flOw February 22, 2007 PlayStation Network Collaborated development with thatgamecompany
God of War II March 13, 2007 PlayStation 2
God of War: Betrayal June 20, 2007 Mobile phone Developed by Javaground
Warhawk August 28, 2007 PlayStation 3 Collaborated development with Incognito Entertainment
God of War: Chains of Olympus March 4, 2008 PlayStation Portable Developed by Ready at Dawn
God of War Collection November 17, 2009 PlayStation 3 Port handled by Bluepoint Games
God of War III March 16, 2010 PlayStation 3
Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake May 4, 2010 PlayStation Portable
God of War: Ghost of Sparta November 2, 2010 PlayStation Portable Collaborated development with Ready at Dawn

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