Sony Online Entertainment announces Jan. 18 it's partnering with 989 Studios, a division of Sony Computer Entertainment America, to launch RedEye Interactive, an independent online games developer. Sony Online Entertainment is a joint venture of Sony Corp. of America and Sony Pictures Entertainment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sony Online will leverage RedEye by obtaining exclusive online distribution rights to the game titles it produces. The games will be funneled onto Sony's The Station@sony.com.
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