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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 is looking to up the presence of PlayStation based peripherals on the market. SCE has confirmed that it is expanding …

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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. As reported by Gamasutra, Suzuki will also maintain his current responsibilities as SCE networked products and services executive. Suzuki is to focus his efforts on Sony’s …

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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 Yen (3.3 billion). The decision will see the company’s fleet of 2,500 suppliers cut to around 1,200. Those remaining suppliers …

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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. A statement on the site reads: It’s your feedback, comments and suggestions that have made this possible, so you should all …

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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. Writing exclusively for MCV, Maguire has reflected on the recent Department of Health advert which targeted gaming as a dangerously sedentary pursuit. He says that rather than being outraged, the industry must …

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Global PSP unit sales hit 50 million

Sony has announced that it’s sold 50 million units of its PlayStation Portable handheld. The figure includes cumulative numbers of all the PSP models released to-date, and the platform holder has also announced that total PSP software unit sales have reached 200 million. As revealed by MCV yesterday, Sony has …

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