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Riley R. Russell III

Also Known As

  • Riley Russel
  • Riley R. Russell
  • Riley Russell

Game Credits

Business

Journey (2012)   (Recognition to the executive management team)
God of War III (2010)   (With special recognition to the Executive Management Team including)
Heavy Rain (2010)   (Executive Management Team)
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:)
Flower (2009)   (Executive Management Team)
SingStar ABBA (2008)   (Executive Management Team)
MLB 07: The Show (2007)   (Executive Management team)
Pursuit Force: Extreme Justice (2007)   (With special recognition to the Executive Management Team including)
Drakan: The Ancients' Gates (2002)   (Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs)
Cool Boarders 2001 (2001)   (Legal And Intellectual Property)
NFL GameDay 2001 (2000)   (Legal And Intellectual Property)
 

Audio

Genji: Days of the Blade (2006)  
 

Marketing

ATV Offroad Fury 3 (2004)   (Legal & Business Affairs)
 

Public Relations

ATV Offroad Fury 2 (2002)   (Executive Marketing Team)
Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy (2001)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
Kinetica (2001)   (Legal and Business Affairs)
 

Technology

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs (2002)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
 

Support

SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs (2003)   (Legal and Interllectual Property)
Crash Bash (2000)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
 

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:)
Killzone 3 (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)
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)
God of War: Ghost of Sparta (2010)   (We would like to thank each)
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)
God of War Collection (2009)   (With Special Recognition to the Executive Management Team Including)
inFAMOUS (2009)   (Special Thanks)
Jak and Daxter: The Lost Frontier (2009)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Jak and Daxter®: The Lost Frontier™ with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
Killzone 2 (2009)   (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)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Secret Agent Clank with special recognition to the executive management team including)
Twisted Metal: Head-On (Extra Twisted Edition) (2008)   (Special Thanks)
Everyday Shooter (2007)   (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)
Formula 1 Championship Edition (2007)   (Executive Management Team)
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)
SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Tactical Strike (2007)   (Sony Computer Entertainment America Executive Management team)
Syphon Filter: Combat Ops (2007)   (Special Thanks)
Syphon Filter: Logan's Shadow (2007)   (We would like to thank each individual at SCE for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Syphon Filter®: Logan's Shadow with special recognition to the Executive Management team including)
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)
Unreal Tournament III (2007)   (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: )
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)
MotorStorm (2006)   (Special Thanks)
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)
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)
Disney's Treasure Planet (2002)   (We would like to thank each individual at Sony Computer Entertainment America for their contributions, support and dedication to the success of Disney's Treasure Planet with special recognition to the Executive management team including)
Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus (2002)   (Special Thanks )
The Mark of Kri (2002)   (Special Thanks)
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)
Extermination (2001)   (Special Thanks)
Kinetica (2001)   (The Kinetica Production Team would like to thank)
CTR: Crash Team Racing (1999)   (Special Thanks)
NCAA Final Four 99 (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage! (1999)   (Special Thanks)
Blasto (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Bust A Groove (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Cool Boarders 3 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Crash Bandicoot: Warped (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Legend of Legaia (1998)   (Special Thanks)
NCAA GameBreaker 99 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
NHL FaceOff '99 (1998)   (SCEA)
Rally Cross 2 (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Spyro the Dragon (1998)   (Special Thanks To (SCEA))
Star Ocean: The Second Story (1998)   (Special Thanks)
Bloody Roar (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Final Fantasy VII (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Jersey Devil (1997)   (Special Thanks)
Johnny Mnemonic (1995)   (Special Thanks to)
Double Switch (1993)   (Special Thanks)
Dracula Unleashed (1993)   (Special Thanks)
Ground Zero Texas (1993)   (Special Thanks)
Prize Fighter (1993)   (Special Thanks)
 

Other

The Last of Us (2013)   (Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel, Senior VP Corporate Development)
Journey (2012)   (General Counsel)
Starhawk (2012)   (General Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs)
The Unfinished Swan (2012)   (General Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs)
Resistance 3 (2011)   (General Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs)
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (2011)   (General Counsel, Legal & Business Affairs)
Uncharted: Golden Abyss (2011)   (General Counsel, Legal and Business Affairs)
ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails (2005)   (Legal & Business Affairs)
Rise to Honor (2004)   (Legal and Business Affairs)
Sly 2: Band of Thieves (2004)   (Legal and Business Affairs)
ATV Offroad Fury 2 (2002)   (Legal and Business Affairs)
World Tour Soccer 2003 (2002)   (General Counsel)
Frequency (2001)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec (2001)   (Legal and Business Affairs)
ICO (2001)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
MLB 2002 (2001)   (Legal Council)
NFL GameDay 2002 (2001)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
Okage: Shadow King (2001)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
PaRappa the Rapper 2 (2001)   (Legal & Business Affairs )
Syphon Filter 3 (2001)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
Twisted Metal: Black (2001)   (Legal and Business Affairs)
FantaVision (2000)   (Legal And Intellectual Property)
Grind Session (2000)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
NCAA GameBreaker 2001 (2000)   (Legal & Intellectual Property)
NHL FaceOff 2001 (2000)   (Legal & Intellectual Property)
Spyro: Year of the Dragon (2000)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
Grandia (1997)   (Legal and Intellectual Property)
 

Companies

SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs - Confrontation (2008)   (Sony Computer Entertainment Executive Management team)
 


Developer Biography

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As general counsel Riley Russell oversees Sony Computer Entertainment America’s legal and business affairs group of over 30 individuals who specialize in computer and entertainment law, technology licensing, sports and character licensing as well as intellectual property. Appointed to general counsel in 2002 from the position of vice president, legal affairs, Russell brings more than 13 years of direct experience working in the games and interactive entertainment industry.

Prior to joining the company, Russell held the positions of corporate counselor and director of business affairs for Sega of America. His diverse career experience also includes: videogames, television and theatrical production, patent and copyright litigation, technical asset licensing and trial law.

Russell is a member of several organizations, including the California and American Bar Associations, the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, the Public Policy Committee and the Piracy Committee for the Interactive Digital Software Association, as well as the Ratings Committee for the Entertainment Software Rating Board.

Russell received his bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of California at Berkeley, his master’s degree in economics from the University of California at Davis and his juris doctorate from the University of Santa Clara in California.

Last updated: Jan 04, 2005