Zipper Interactive was an American video game developer located in Redmond, Washington and part of SCE Worldwide Studios. It was founded in 1995 by Jim Bosler and Brian Soderberg. It created many different games, including the popular SOCOM (U.S. Special Operations Command) series of games. SOCOM was created in collaboration with the Naval Special Warfare Command and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2. On January 25, 2006, Sony announced that it had acquired Zipper Interactive to add it to its group of development studios.
The closure of Zipper Interactive was confirmed by Sony Computer Entertainment on March 30, 2012.