Creator: Nine Eight Nine Studios

989 Studios (a.k.a. Sony Interactive Studios America) was a development studio of Sony Computer Entertainment America, known for its development on the first two Syphon Filter games, Twisted Metal 3 and 4, and a handful of licensed sports games (NFL GameDay, NCAA GameBreaker, NBA ShootOut, NHL FaceOff, etc.) The original team lasted from 1995-2001, after which they were merged back into SCEA to develop sports games for the PlayStation 2.

Video games and series developed by 989 Studios:

  • Cardinal Syn
  • Cool Boarders 3 and 4
  • NBA Shoot Out (series)
  • NCAA GameBreaker (series)
  • NCAA Final Four (series)
  • NFL GameDay (series)
  • NFL Xtreme (series)
  • NHL FaceOff (series)
  • Rally Cross 2
  • Running Wild
  • Syphon Filter (1 and 2)
  • Twisted Metal III and 4