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How Sony is enlisting gamers on Twitch, Reddit to develop new titles
How Sony is enlisting gamers on Twitch, Reddit to develop new titles

Think of Sony and games, and it's likely PlayStation that comes to mind. But the company has also had big success making online games for 18 years through its Sony Online Entertainment division. Now, SOE has embarked on a fascinating experiment in game development. Through digital platforms such as Twitch and Reddit, Sony has enlisted gamers to help design some of its newest titles right from the start.  "As we started to build our games, we decided something like Twitch enabled us to expose gamers to the early part of the game development process," said John Smedley, president of Sony Online Entertainment. "We're going all in on that. We think it's a...

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