JAPAN Studio

JAPAN Studio

About the studio

Within Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios', JAPAN Studio is SIE's oldest first-party studio, dating back to the very birth of PlayStation® itself. Established in 1993, the studio's internal development teams, along with a number of external collaborators, have been behind some of PlayStation's most ground-breaking titles.

Recent and past projects


Experience the wonder and magic of a fan favorite, rebuilt from the ground up for the PlayStation 4 system.

No Heroes Allowed! VR

No Heroes Allowed! VR is a real time strategy game where you become the God of Destruction and, together with the Badman and Badmella, aim for world domination!


Two heroes, out to save the world in an Action-Adventure game on PS4®!
Jump into the hugely varied world of Knack – filled with platforming, tactical combat and puzzles!
While you can enjoy this adventure-packed game in single play, you will find even more fun when playing with two people in co-op mode. Use addictive combination moves to take on tough enemies and give your friend a high five! What are the ancient weapons, and why have they risen from the ashes of 200 years ago? The fate of the world lies in the hands of two, who are about to embark on their biggest journey yet!

Everybody's Golf

It's tee time on PlayStation®4!
The classic PlayStation golf franchise is back with its unique blend of deep golf mechanics and quirky visual style.

Patapon™ Remastered

Patapon™ is an innovative, rhythm-based 2D platform/action game marching to PlayStation®4 with revitalized graphics output in 4K resolution and 1080p.


LocoRoco™ returns to PlayStation!
Roll, Bounce and Tilt the LocoRoco through a vibrantly animated world.

PaRappa the Rapper

PaRappa the Rapper returns to PlayStation.
Play all the songs and funky characters from the original game.

Gravity Rush 2

Still searching for clues behind the mystery of her origin, Kat must master three unique gravity attack styles as she takes on a new danger emerges to threaten the fabric of the universe itself.

The Last Guardian

Facing unknown dangers in a strange and mystical land, an ordinary young boy and his gigantic feathered friend must rely on each other to survive in this harrowing story of friendship and trust.