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Former SCEA boss Tretton joins AI start-up

Former SCEA president and CEO Jack Tretton has joined the advisory board of AI start-up Genotaur. "This is a very exciting time for us at Genotaur as we develop new products and scale our business, focusing initially on implementation within the computer entrainment business,” said Genotaur CEO Tony Simpson. Jack’s …

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Jack Tretton leaving Sony at the end of the month

Sony has announced that SCEA president and CEO Jack Tretton will leave the company at the end of March. The decision is as a result of a mutual agreement not to renew their contractual relationship”. Tretton has been at SCEA since its creation in 1995. Current executive VP and COO …

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Sony Santa Monica suffers layoffs

God of War developer Sony Santa Monica has been hit with a round of layoffs, Sony Computer Entertainment of America has confirmed. The publisher told IGN a reduction in workforce took place yesterday at the SoCal-based development studio, stating the cuts are the result of resource re-alignment. "SCEA can confirm …

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PlayStation’s Johnson becomes new SVP and GM for IGN

Damon Johnson has been named as the new senior vice president and general manager of IGN.com. He joins from Sony Computer Entertainment America where he was PlayStation’s senior director of strategic business development. He had previously worked at Fox News as VP of digital media for Latin America. "With the …

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Sony VP: PlayStation Now won’t "disenfranchise" future hardware

Sony’s PlayStation Now announcement shouldn’t be viewed as a preview of the brand’s future, according to SCEA’s marketing vice president John Koller. Koller explained to CVG that the freshly unveiled cloud-gaming service is an exciting prospect for Sony, but that doesn’t mean it will end up being the future of …

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