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Sony boss: Pokemon Go is a game-changer

PlayStation is to renew its focus on mobile gaming. Having not long ago abandoned what can probably fairly be described as its half-hearted PlayStation Mobile venture, Sony bozz Kaz Hirai has now told The Financial Times that the success of Pokemon Go has led to a change of heart at …

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‘About 100 or more’ titles are being made for PlayStation VR

PlayStation VR is out in the first half of 2016, and according to Sony CEO Kaz Hirai, there should be a large selection of games to play on the tech. Speaking to the BBC at CES, Hirai said that ‘probably about 100 or more’ VR titles are being made for …

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Hirai uses CES to criticise Sony Pictures hackers

The boss of PlayStation owner Sony has used the CES 2015 press to slam the hackers who attacked Sony Pictures last year. "Both Sony, former employees and current employees were the victim of one of the most vicious and malicious cyber attacks in recent history," the former PlayStation boss told …

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Sony loss estimates more than quadruple

The PlayStation business may be buoyant, but significant struggles in the mobile sector are causing havoc with Sony’s financials. For the full year ending March 2015 Sony now expects full year losses to reach 230bn (1.3bn). That’s nearly five times greater than its previous estimate of 50bn (286m). It’s the …

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Sony shareholders vote to keep CEO and executives

Sony’s executives will retain their positions, following a vote by investors to decide the fate of several key staff members. The AP reports CEO and president Kazuo Hirai and other executives were heckled by multiple investors in attendance throughout the presentation. Hirai apologized for not being more proactive with making …

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