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Phil Harrison

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Phil Harrison is corporate vice president at the Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft, leading the company's European divisions. His role includes overseeing UK-based developers Lionhead Studios, Soho Productions and Rare Ltd. The appointment was confirmed on 13th March 2012. Harrison also co-founded the investment firm London Venture Partners, and continued with the role of special advisor after the switch to Microsoft.

Previously he was president of the French company Infogrames (Atari) since March 2008.

Before that he was president of SCE Worldwide Studios from the establishment in September 2005 until 29th February 2008. He was responsible for setting the global product strategy and managing development operations of 16 studios in five countries. Furthermore he was a corporate executive and representative director of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc, and executive vice president of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. He also lead first party game development as well as pursuing the development of new online entertainment experiences.

Prior to the launch of the original PlayStation, Phil Harrison joined Sony Electronics Publishing, Ltd. in 1992, which later evolved into Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, and since then, he has made a large contribution to the company playing a strategic role in the launch of four PlayStation platforms, as well as building relationships with game developers and publishers throughout the world. He has held executive management positions in Europe and North America – where he served as Vice President, Third Party Relations and Research and Development for SCEA from 1996 to 2000.

From 1989 to 1992, Phil served as head of development for Mindscape International and prior to that as a consultant game designer and graphic artist in the UK.

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Worm Game (2023, Stadia) Stadia was created with love by a village and not limited to the following people*
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Wavetale (2021, Stadia) Stadia Special Thanks
PixelJunk Raiders (2021, Stadia) Stadia Special Thanks
Outcasters (2020, Stadia) Special Thanks
Family Feud (2020, Nintendo Switch) Special Thanks
Gylt (2019, Stadia) Very Special Thanks
Ghostbusters: The Video Game - Remastered (2019, Windows) President
Arca's Path VR (2018, PlayStation 4) Special Thanks
Sea of Thieves (2018, Xbox One) Special Thanks
LocoRoco: Remastered (2017, PlayStation 4) We would like to thank
Fable: Anniversary (2014, Windows) Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Studios EMEA
Kinect Sports: Rivals (2014, Xbox One) EMEA Leadership Team
Fable: The Journey (2012, Xbox 360) Special Thanks to Microsoft
The 2D Adventures of Rotating Octopus Character (2011, PSP) Special Thanks and Love
ModNation Racers (2010, PlayStation 3) Special Thanks from SD Studio
Qubed (2009, Xbox 360) President
Ghostbusters: The Video Game (2009, Nintendo DS) President
Ghostbusters: The Video Game (2009, Windows) President
Ghostbusters: The Video Game (2009, Wii) President

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