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PlayStation: ‘The walled garden model is breaking down’

The days of closed platforms like PS1, PS2 and PS3 are coming to an end, admits Sony. PlayStation Europe boss Jim Ryan told MCV the firm is entering a ‘big bad world where there are no rules’ and that it is re-thinking what it means to be a platform holder. …

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Read our Gamescom review in this week’s MCV

The latest edition of MCV isnow available digitally, and features our review of Gamescom 2012. This week’s issue contains words from EA COO Peter Moore, plus PlayStation Europe and UK discuss the relaunch of PlayStation Vita. And, of course, we bring you the latest charts data from Chart-Track, the PlayStation …

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INTERVIEW: Jim Ryan, SCEE

If you’ve read any of the sensational press reports or naysaying analysts, you’ll know PlayStation Vita has its sceptics.Apparently, consumers want smartphones and tablets – not dedicated, ‘expensive’ gaming handhelds. And Vita’s soft Japanese launch is a sign that consumer tastes are changing. MCV put these concerns to PlayStation’s European …

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Sony’s House pays tribute to new SCEE boss

SCEE is in safe hands with Jim Ryan at the helm, says PlayStation’s incoming CEO Andrew House. In his final interview as SCEE boss, published exclusively in MCVnext week, House paid tribute to the man he has worked alongside for more than two years. He said:You could not have had …

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