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Hirai heads up Sony consumer business

Hirai heads up Sony consumer business

Sony’s networked products and services boss Kaz Hirai has been promoted to head up the consumer products unit.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 10th 2011 at 9:37AM in News
INTERVIEW: Kaz Hirai

INTERVIEW: Kaz Hirai

The mood at camp PlayStation has changed.

It’s subtle, almost imperceptible, but speak to any of its execs now and they are confident and assured. They are no longer facing ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 8th 2010 at 2:38PM in News
Kerri West joins Sony

Kerri West joins Sony

Former EA product manager Kerri West has joined SCE UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2010 at 6:00PM in News
Sony clarifies SCE restructure

Sony clarifies SCE restructure

Following the confusion yesterday surrounding the future of the Sony Computer Entertainment brand, the electronics giant has looked to clarify the implications of its upcoming restructure.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2010 at 12:42PM in News

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SCE unaffected by Sony restructure

SCE unaffected by Sony restructure

Despite reports to the contrary this morning, the famous Sony Computer Entertainment brand is not going to die.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2010 at 11:34AM in News
Xmas release beckons for GT5

Xmas release beckons for GT5

Less than a month after fresh hints that Gran Turismo 5 was likely to miss its expected (but not confirmed) spring release window, Sony’s much anticipated racing simulator seems to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2010 at 9:55AM in News
Restructuring at Sony Liverpool

Restructuring at Sony Liverpool

Sony has confirmed to Develop that Studio Liverpool will be restructured as part of 'project prioritisation'.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2010 at 11:13AM in News
Vietnam welcomes PlayStation

Vietnam welcomes PlayStation

Sony’s Asian aspirations have been given a fresh boost with news that SCE Asia has officially launched the PS3, PS2 and PSP in the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2010 at 4:22PM in News

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PS3 Slim sales ‘ahead of expectations’

PS3 Slim sales ‘ahead of expectations’

The UK office of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe is unsurprisingly delighted with the week one success of its newly redesigned PS3 Slim console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2009 at 5:24PM in News
PlayStation peripherals boom on the way

PlayStation peripherals boom on the way

Whilst it still has some way to go to top the multitude of Wii and DS accessories that have for some time dominated much of retails’ gaming shelf space, Sony ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 30th 2009 at 1:04PM in News
Sony welcomes new deputy president

Sony welcomes new deputy president

Sony Computer Entertainment's Kunimasa Suzuki, who has been with the company since 1984, has now assumed a new role as the company's deputy president.

Will Freeman
by Will Freeman
on Jun 29th 2009 at 7:17PM in News
Sony to halve its 2,500 suppliers

Sony to halve its 2,500 suppliers

Sony is set to terminate partnerships with more than half of its parts and materials suppliers by 2011 in a new extraordinary effort to save the company around 500 billion ...

by Rob Crossley
on May 21st 2009 at 6:13PM in News

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Three Speech makes way for new EU PlayStation blog

Three Speech makes way for new EU PlayStation blog

Sony UK’s long-running “semi-official” European PlayStation blog Three Speech is to close its digital doors on April 17th and will be replaced by a brand new EU PlayStation portal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 8th 2009 at 6:38PM in News
Industry still has an image problem, admits Sony boss

Industry still has an image problem, admits Sony boss

Sony Computer Entertainment’s UK boss Ray Maguire believes the games industry must work harder to change negative perceptions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2009 at 9:37AM in News
Global PSP unit sales hit 50 million

Global PSP unit sales hit 50 million

Sony has announced that it’s sold 50 million units of its PlayStation Portable handheld.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 13th 2009 at 9:31AM in News
Sony dates Q4 line-up

Sony dates Q4 line-up

SCE UK has announced the dates for its key November releases for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2 and PSP.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 13th 2008 at 11:25AM in News

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SCE eyes up Indian studio opening

SCE eyes up Indian studio opening

Sony is planning to further boost it's already-announced commitment to games development in India - and could even open an internal studio of its own in the territory.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2008 at 12:22PM in News
PS3 sells 1.2m units in North America in December

PS3 sells 1.2m units in North America in December

SCE chief executive Kaz Hirai has stated that Sony’s PlayStation gaming business is hoping to post a profit in its next financial year following some strong Xmas sales of its ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2008 at 2:46PM in News
CentreSoft reveals new trade promotion

CentreSoft reveals new trade promotion

Leading distributor CentreSoft has joined forces with SCE UK to kick off a new promotion offering retailers the chance to win top prizes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 11th 2007 at 11:51AM in News
Sony snaps up sales duo

Sony snaps up sales duo

SCE UK has snapped up two new national account managers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 5th 2007 at 10:25AM in News
Sony’s operating profits fall 68 per cent

Sony’s operating profits fall 68 per cent

Japanese platform holder Sony has confirmed that the cost of launching its next-gen PlayStation 3 console has contributed to a 68 per cent drop in its profits for the year ...
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2007 at 10:45AM in News
PaRappa the Rapper PSP heading West

PaRappa the Rapper PSP heading West

Six years on from its last appearance on a Sony console, Sony’s PSP resurrection of its PaRappa the Rapper franchise on PSP has been given a North American release date ...
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2007 at 3:00PM in News
Farewell Mr PlayStation

Farewell Mr PlayStation

Following last November’s reshuffle that saw him move from the position of SCE president to that of chairman and group CEO, Sony has confirmed that Ken Kuturagi will retire from ...
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 26th 2007 at 5:45PM in News