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1:46 PM on 05.06.2008

Tidbits from today's SCEE PlayStation Day [update]

If you’re reading this and are anywhere near London, why aren’t you at The O2? Sony Europe is currently holding its “PlayStation Day” there, so — oh, wait, never mind; it’s press-only. A...

Samit Sarkar

11:32 AM on 01.16.2008

Pirate trades copied games for a box of crabs, fined 3,000

Some people will never learn that game theft and piracy do not pay. But this guy almost came out ahead with a box of crabs. Almost.61 year-old George Clarke of Snowdon Terrace, Seamill, North Ayreshire was hoping to make a qu...

Dale North

3:45 PM on 01.08.2008

CES 2008: PlayStation 3 MIGHT make money ... maybe ... we think

Speaking at the Consumer Electronics Show, everyone's favorite Tekken character lookalike Kaz Hirai has made an encouraging claim for investors -- the PS3 may make money one day! As we all know, the PS3 is currently a profit ...

Jim Sterling

10:07 PM on 11.07.2007

Kaz can't get no satisfaction: Not from Home, at any rate

Kaz Hirai, the Tekken character-resembling PlayStation boss, isn't satisfied. It's not because nobody else is as impressed as he is with Ridge Racer, it's because he himself isn't impressed with one of the PS3's biggest futur...

Jim Sterling

3:44 PM on 10.05.2007

Hirai continues to champion Blu-Ray, forgets that quality isn't everything

In a recent interview with Hollywood In Hi-Def, Kaz Kirai went with the usual song and dance about the PS3 and its infinite superiority. PS3 versus other consoles were discussed as always, and Kaz had a bit to say on that: HI...

Colette Bennett

11:46 AM on 10.01.2007

Hirai claims that price was never PS3s problem

Per a little article over at MCV, Kaz Kirai claims that PS3's greatest problem was never the launch price point, but in fact meeting the supply and demand for the console. Here's a tidbit from the original interview:“I ...

Colette Bennett

9:02 PM on 07.11.2007

E3 2007: Sony Press Conference Impressions

It’s interesting that the opening scenes of Sony’s intro video made me feel skeptical instead of impressed. Yeah, it’s pretty, but Sony seems to have looking good down pat. What they haven’t had much l...

Colette Bennett

11:29 PM on 06.20.2007

Sony to have more games than Mega Man sequels by next March (update)

It is often said that good things come to those who wait. Up until this point, if you happened to have purchased a PlayStation 3, you are banking on that phrase. Well, allow me to be the bearer of good news -- something that ...

SRVSLPS

10:38 AM on 04.26.2007

Kutaragi retires from Sony -- makes baby dolls cry

Today, SCEI has announced the Ken Kutaragi will be retiring from Sony. Kaz Hirai will be stepping up to take Kutaragi's place as President and Group CEO of SCEI. Kutaragi makes sure to pat himself on the back on his way o...

8BitBrian

2:53 AM on 11.17.2006

Ludacris, Kaz Hirai and Howard Stringer

Need I say more?

Robert Summa





1:00 AM on 11.17.2006

The first U.S. PS3 buyer

  Here's video of Kaz and Howard Stringer with the first guy to buy a PlayStation 3 in the U.S. Tonight I was at the Sony launch party at the Sony store in NYC. More video coming tonight, including Ludacris, Charlie Murphy, G4, and this madness of a party. Oh, and also, got some angry campers. Drink some coffee, it's gonna be a long lovely night. You digg it, right? 

Robert Summa