The 8 most powerful video game studios

In terms of multiple hits, present impact, and cash money, these are the most influential video game developers in the world. Know your maker.

Sony Computer Entertainment

Founded: 1993
Headquarters: Tokyo, Japan
Had it not been for a dissolved partnership between Nintendo and Sony in 1991, there probably wouldn't be a PlayStation, nor the numerous and impressive games that come with it by way of Sony's internal development studios. Roll credits, please: God of War, Gran Turismo, Hot Shots Golf, ICO/Shadow of the Colossus, Killzone, the first-party MLB and NBA franchises, Ratchet & Clank, SingStar, SOCOM, Twisted Metal, and many more — all PlayStation exclusives. Thanks, Nintendo.

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