User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

Shuhei Yoshida

Game Credits

Business

inFAMOUS: First Light (2014)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
inFAMOUS: Second Son (2014)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Murasaki Baby (2014)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios)
Beyond: Two Souls (2013)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios)
God of War: Ascension (2013)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios)
Knack (2013)   (Worldwide Studios President)
The Last of Us (2013)   (President)
Resogun (2013)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios)
Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time (2013)   (President)
Journey (2012)   (Recognition to the executive management team)
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (2012)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment, Worldwide Studios)
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault (2012)   (President Worldwide Studios)
Resistance: Burning Skies (2012)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Sorcery (2012)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment, Worldwide Studios)
Starhawk (2012)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment, Worldwide Studios)
The Unfinished Swan (2012)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment, Worldwide Studios)
Wonderbook: Book of Spells (2012)   (President Worldwide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment)
inFAMOUS 2 (2011)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood (2011)   (President, World Wide Studios)
Killzone 3 (2011)   (Worldwide Studios Management)
LittleBigPlanet 2 (2011)   (President, SCE Worldwide Studios)
MotorStorm: Apocalypse (2011)   (President, World Wide Studios)
PixelJunk Shooter 2 (2011)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment, Worldwide Studios)
PlayStation Move: Ape Escape (2011)   (President, World Wide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment)
Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One (2011)   (President Worldwide Studios)
Resistance 3 (2011)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Uncharted: Golden Abyss (2011)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Buzz!: Quiz Player (2010)   (President, SCE Worldwide Studios)
Dead Nation (2010)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios)
Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake (2010)   (President, World Wide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment)
God of War: Ghost of Sparta (2010)   (President, Sony Computer Entertainment, Worldwide Studios)
God of War III (2010)   (President, World Wide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment)
Heavy Rain (2010)   (President, World Wide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment)
MAG (2010)   (President SCE World Wide Studios)
ModNation Racers (2010)   (President of Worldwide Studios)
Sports Champions (2010)   (We Would Like to Thank Each Individual At Sony Computer Entertainment America for Their Contribution, Support and Dedication to the Success of Sport Champions with Special Recognition to the Executive Management Team Including:)
Fat Princess (2009)   (President, World Wide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment)
Flower (2009)   (Executive Management Team)
God of War Collection (2009)   (President, World Wide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment)
inFAMOUS (2009)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier (2009)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Killzone 2 (2009)   (World Wide Studios Management)
MotorStorm: Arctic Edge (2009)   (President, World Wide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment)
Rag Doll Kung Fu: Fists of Plastic (2009)   (President)
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (2009)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Resistance: Retribution (2009)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
EyeToy Play: PomPom Party (2008)   (President, SCE Worldwide Studios)
God of War: Chains of Olympus (2008)   (Senior Vice President, Product Development, SCEA, part of SCE Worldwide Studios)
Linger in Shadows (2008)   (President, SCE Worldwide Studios)
LittleBigPlanet (2008)   (President, SCE Worldwide Studios)
LocoRoco 2 (2008)   (President SCE Worldwide Studios)
MotorStorm: Pacific Rift (2008)   (President - Worldwide Studios)
Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty (2008)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Resistance 2 (2008)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Secret Agent Clank (2008)   (SCE Worldwide Studios - President, Worldwide Studios)
SingStar ABBA (2008)   (President, World Wide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Confrontation (2008)   (President SCE Worldwide Studios)
Everyday Shooter (2007)   (President, World Wide Studios, Sony Computer Entertainment)
MLB 07: The Show (2007)   (Executive Management team)
Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice (2007)   (With special recognition to the Executive Management Team including)
Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow (2007)   (President, Worldwide Studios)
Genji: Days of the Blade (2006)   (Vice President)
God of War (2005)   (Vice President, Product Development)
WipEout Pure (2005)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal (2004)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits (2003)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Primal (2003)   (VP of Product Development)
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs (2003)   (Vice President of Product Development)
ATV Offroad Fury 2 (2002)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Dark Cloud 2 (2002)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Disney's Stitch: Experiment 626 (2002)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Drakan: The Ancients' Gates (2002)   (VP of Product Development)
Cool Boarders 2001 (2001)   (Vice President Of Product Development)
Okage: Shadow King (2001)   (Vice President of Product Development)
PaRappa the Rapper 2 (2001)   (Product Development )
NCAA GameBreaker 2001 (2000)   (Vice President)
NFL GameDay 2001 (2000)   (Vice President)
NHL FaceOff 2001 (2000)   (VP of Product Development)
 

Production

Gravity Rush (2012)   (Project Supervision)
PlayStation Move: Ape Escape (2011)   (Supervisors)
Demon's Souls (2009)   (Supervisors)
MLB 08: The Show (2008)   (VP of Product Development, SCEA)
Patapon (2008)   (Senior Vice President, Product Development, SCEA, part of SCE Worldwide Studios)
Secret Agent Clank (2008)   (Senior Vice President, Product Development)
Twisted Metal: Head-On (Extra Twisted Edition) (2008)   (Senior Vice President, Product Development, SCEA, part of SCE Worldwide Studios)
The Eye of Judgment (2007)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Folklore (2007)   (Senior Vice President, Product Development, SCEA, Part of SCE Worldwide Studios)
Formula 1 Championship Edition (2007)   (Vice President of Product Development)
God of War II (2007)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Go! Puzzle (2007)   (Senior Vice President, Product Development, SCEA, part of SCE Worldwide Studios)
Gran Turismo 5: Prologue (2007)   (Product Development Senior Vice President, SCEA, part of SCE Worldwide Studios)
Heavenly Sword (2007)   (Senior Vice President, Product Development, SCEA, port of SCE Worldwide Studios)
Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! What Did I Do to... (2007)   (Supervisors)
Jeanne d'Arc (2007)   (Senior Vice President Product Development SCEA Part of SCE Worldwide Studios)
Lair (2007)   (Senior Vice President of Product Development)
MLB 07: The Show (2007)   (VP of Product Development, SCEA)
PAIN (2007)   (Senior Vice President Product Development SCEA Part of SCE Worldwide Studios)
Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice (2007)   (Senior Vice President of Product Development)
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (2007)   (Senior Vice President of Product Development)
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters (2007)   (Senior Vice Present, Product Development)
Rogue Galaxy (2007)   (Vice President, Product Development)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Tactical Strike (2007)   (Senior Vice President of Product Development)
Syphon Filter: Combat Ops (2007)   (Senior Vice President of Product Development)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (2007)   (Senior Vice President of Product Development)
Warhawk (2007)   (Senior VP, Product Development, SCEA)
ATV Offroad Fury Pro (2006)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Daxter (2006)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Genji: Days of the Blade (2006)   (Product Development)
Killzone: Liberation (2006)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Lemmings (2006)   (Vice President of Product Development)
LocoRoco (2006)   (Vice President Product Development)
MotorStorm (2006)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Resistance: Fall of Man (2006)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (2006)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Tourist Trophy: The Real Riding Simulator (2006)   (Vice President, Product Development)
ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails (2005)   (Vice President of Product Development)
The Con (2005)   (Vice President, Product Development)
EyeToy: Kinetic (2005)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Genji: Dawn of the Samurai (2005)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Jak X: Combat Racing (2005)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Kingdom of Paradise (2005)   (VP, Product Development)
Neopets: The Darkest Faerie (2005)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Pursuit Force (2005)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Ratchet: Deadlocked (2005)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Rise of the Kasai (2005)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Shadow of the Colossus (2005)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves (2005)   (Vice President of Product Development)
SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs (2005)   (Vice President of Product Development)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo (2005)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Twisted Metal: Head-On (2005)   (Vice President of Product Development)
ATV Offroad Fury 3 (2004)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Downhill Domination (2004)   (Vice President, Product Development)
EyeToy: AntiGrav (2004)   (Vice President of Product Development)
EyeToy: Play 2 (2004)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Hot Shots Golf Fore! (2004)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee (2004)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Killzone (2004)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Sly 2: Band of Thieves (2004)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Syphon Filter: The Omega Strain (2004)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Siren (2003)   (VP, Product Development)
Disney's Lilo & Stitch: Trouble in Paradise (2002)   (Vice President of Product Development)
World Tour Soccer 2003 (2002)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Extermination (2001)   (Vice President of Product Development)
NFL GameDay 2002 (2001)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Syphon Filter 3 (2001)   (VP of Product Development)
Twisted Metal Small Brawl (2001)   (VP Product Development)
Disney's The Emperor's New Groove (2000)   (Vice President of Product Development)
FantaVision (2000)   (Executive Producers)
Spyro: Year of the Dragon (2000)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Ape Escape (1999)   (Executive Producer)
CTR: Crash Team Racing (1999)   (Executive Producer)
The Legend of Dragoon (1999)   (Producer)
Omega Boost (1999)   (Supervisors)
Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! (1999)   (Executive Producer)
Crash Bandicoot: Warped (1998)   (Executive Producer)
Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back (1997)   (Producers)
Gran Turismo (1997)   (Executive Producer)
 

Design

Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus (2002)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Dark Cloud (2000)   (Vice President of Product Development)
 

Art/Graphics

Star Wars: Galaxies - Jump to Lightspeed (2004)   (Vice President of Production Development)
 

Marketing

Jak 3 (2004)   (Vice President of Poduct Development)
Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec (2001)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (2001)   (VP of Product Development)
Kinetica (2001)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Crash Bash (2000)   (Vice President of Product Development)
 

Public Relations

ATV Offroad Fury 2 (2002)   (Executive Marketing Team)
Peter Pan in Disney's Return to Never Land (2002)   (Vice President Of Product Development)
MLB 2002 (2001)   (Vice President of Product Development)
 

Creative Services

Spyro the Dragon (1998)   (Production (Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., Japan))
 

Support

Jak II (2003)   (VP of Product Development)
 

Thanks

inFAMOUS: First Light (2014)   (Special Thanks)
inFAMOUS: Second Son (2014)   (Special Thanks)
Murasaki Baby (2014)   (Special Thanks)
Beyond: Two Souls (2013)   (Special Thanks to the Executive Management Team)
God of War: Ascension (2013)   (Special Thanks)
Knack (2013)   (Executive Management Team)
The Last of Us (2013)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of The Last of Us with special recognition to the executive management team including)
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale (2012)   (Special Thanks)
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of The Ratchet Collection with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
Resistance: Burning Skies (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Resistance: Burning Skies with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
Sorcery (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Sorcery, with special recognition to the Executive Management team, including)
Starhawk (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC. for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Starhawk with special recognition to the Executive Management including)
The Unfinished Swan (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of The Unfinished Swan with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Wonderbook: Book of Spells (2012)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions; support and dedication to the success of Wonderbook™: Book of Spells with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
inFAMOUS 2 (2011)   (Special Thanks)
inFAMOUS: Festival of Blood (2011)   (Special Thanks)
L.A. Noire (2011)   (In Addition)
L.A. Noire: The Complete Edition (2011)   (In addition)
LittleBigPlanet 2 (2011)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Littlebigplanet 2 with special recognition to the executive management team including)
MotorStorm: Apocalypse (2011)   (With special thanks to the Executive Management Team including)
Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One (2011)   (We would like to thank)
Resistance 3 (2011)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Resistance 3 with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011)   (Extra Special Thanks - Executive Management Team)
Uncharted: Golden Abyss (2011)   (Special Thanks)
Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake (2010)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of the Fat Princess: Fistful of Cake with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
MAG (2010)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of MAG with special recognition to the executive management team including:)
ModNation Racers (2010)   (We Would Like to Thank Each Individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for Their Contributions, Support and Dedication to the Success of ModNation Racers with Special Recognition to the Executive Management Team Including:)
Fat Princess (2009)   (Special Thanks)
inFAMOUS (2009)   (We Can't Ever Repay)
Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier (2009)   (Japan Special Thanks)
MotorStorm: Arctic Edge (2009)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions; support and dedication to the success of Motorstorm Arctic Edge with special recognition to the executive management team including)
Rag Doll Kung Fu: Fists of Plastic (2009)   (Thanks)
Ratchet & Clank Future: A Crack in Time (2009)   (Special Thanks)
Resistance: Retribution (2009)   (SCEA)
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (2009)   (Special Thanks)
God of War: Chains of Olympus (2008)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contridubtions, support and dedication to the success of God of War: Chains of Olympus with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
MLB 08: The Show (2008)   (Special Thanks)
MotorStorm: Pacific Rift (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Patapon (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Ratchet & Clank Future: Quest for Booty (2008)   (We would like to thank)
Resistance 2 (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Secret Agent Clank (2008)   (Sanzaru Special Thanks)
Twisted Metal: Head-On (Extra Twisted Edition) (2008)   (Special Thanks)
The Eye of Judgment (2007)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of THE EYE OF JUDGMENT™ with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
Folklore (2007)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Folklore™ with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
God of War II (2007)   (Executive Special Thanks)
Go! Puzzle (2007)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Go! Puzzle with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Gran Turismo 5: Prologue (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Heavenly Sword (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Jeanne d'Arc (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Lair (2007)   (Special Thanks)
MLB 07: The Show (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Ratchet & Clank: Size Matters (2007)   (Special Thanks (Executive Management Team))
Rogue Galaxy (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Syphon Filter: Combat Ops (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Uncharted: Drake's Fortune (2007)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contribution, support and dedication to the success of Uncharted: Drake's Fortune with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
ATV Offroad Fury Pro (2006)   (Executive Special Thanks)
Daxter (2006)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Daxter with special recognition to the Executive Management team including: )
Genji: Days of the Blade (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Killzone: Liberation (2006)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Killzone™: Liberation with special recognition to the Executive Management team Including:)
Lemmings (2006)   (Special Thanks)
LocoRoco (2006)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America)
Resistance: Fall of Man (2006)   (Special Thanks)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo 2 (2006)   (Special Thanks )
Syphon Filter: Dark Mirror (2006)   (Special Thanks)
Tourist Trophy: The Real Riding Simulator (2006)   (Special Thanks )
ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails (2005)   (Special Thanks)
The Con (2005)   (With special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
EyeToy: Kinetic (2005)   (Special Recognition to the Management Team)
Genji: Dawn of the Samurai (2005)   (Special Thanks)
God of War (2005)   (Executive Special Thanks)
Jak X: Combat Racing (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Kingdom of Paradise (2005)   (Special Thanks (Executive Management Team))
Neopets: The Darkest Faerie (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Pursuit Force (2005)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Pursuit Force with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Ratchet: Deadlocked (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Rise of the Kasai (2005)   (Executive Special Thanks)
Shadow of the Colossus (2005)   (Special Thanks)
Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves (2005)   (Special Thanks)
SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs (2005)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of SOCOM 3: U.S. Navy SEALs with special recognition to the Executive Management team including:)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Fireteam Bravo (2005)   (Executive Special Thanks)
Twisted Metal: Head-On (2005)   (Special Thanks)
WipEout Pure (2005)   (Special Thanks)
ATV Offroad Fury 3 (2004)   (Management Team)
Downhill Domination (2004)   (Special Thanks)
EyeToy: AntiGrav (2004)   (Special Thanks)
EyeToy: Play 2 (2004)  
Gran Turismo 4 (2004)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Gran Turismo 4 with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Jak 3 (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Killzone (2004)   (Special recognition to the Executive Management team)
Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal (2004)   (SCEA Special Thanks)
Rise to Honor (2004)   (Special Thanks)
Sly 2: Band of Thieves (2004)   (Executive Acknowledgement)
Amplitude (2003)   (Thanks To )
Jak II (2003)   (with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
MLB 2004 (2003)   (Special Thanks)
Primal (2003)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Primal with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Ratchet & Clank: Going Commando (2003)  
Siren (2003)   (Special Thanks (Executive Management Team))
SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs (2003)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support, and dedication to the success of SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
War of the Monsters (2003)   (Special Thanks to the SCEA Executive Management Team)
Dark Cloud 2 (2002)   (We would like to thank each undividual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contribution, support and dedication to the success of Dark Cloud 2 with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
The Getaway (2002)   (Special thanks to)
C-12: Final Resistance (2001)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of C-12: Final Resistance with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Twisted Metal Small Brawl (2001)   (Special Thanks)
FantaVision (2000)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty (2014)   (SCEI)
Demon's Souls (Deluxe Edition) (2009)   (Supervisors)
Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow (2007)   (Senior Vice President of Product Development)
Gran Turismo 4 (2004)   (Vice President, Product Development)
Disney's Treasure Planet (2002)   (Vice President of Product Development)
The Mark of Kri (2002)   (VP of Development)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs (2002)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Frequency (2001)   (Vice President of Product Development)
Hot Shots Golf 3 (2001)   (VP of Product Development)
ICO (2001)   (VP of Product Development)
 


Developer Biography

Shuhei Yoshida is a Sony veteran and renowned software developer. He has been with the PlayStation group since the project's original inception. Through his tenure with Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. in Japan, he held various high-profile positions in both the product development and third party relations arenas.

Yoshida joined Sony Corporation in 1986 where he was involved in the corporate strategy group, as well as coordinating PC business. Additionally, he was one of the initial members of the PlayStation project in February 1993, where as the lead account executive he headed Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s third party licensing program. Shu has many best-selling titles under his belt, including the company's premiere online game with voice-enabled headset, SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs, as well as Jak and Daxter, Twisted Metal: Black and ATV Offroad Fury to name a few. He was appointed Producer of the Product Development Department in April 1996

In April 2000, Yoshida was appointed vice president, product development, Sony Computer Entertainment America and is responsible for all software development activities for Sony Computer Entertainment America and the 989 Sports brand. His internal product development operation includes studios in Foster City, Calif., San Diego, Calif., Santa Monica, Calif., Bend, Ore. and Salt Lake City, Utah.

Yoshida is among those responsible for the creation of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s 170-person internal product development team. In the studio, Shu has produced/executive produced Gran Turismo, Ape Escape and The Legend of Dragoon, among others.

In February 2007, Yoshida was promoted to Senior Vice President, US Studios, SCE Worldwide Studios. On 16th May 2008 it was announced he was appointed President of SCE Worldwide Studios.

Yoshida earned his bachelor of science degree in economics from Kyoto University, Japan and his master's degree in business administration from the University of California at Los Angeles.

Last updated: May 17, 2008