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Shocker: The PS3 is for playing videogames, says Hirai


Oct 15
Here's an absolute mindblower for you. Sony exec Kaz Hirai has stunned the world by saying that the PlayStation 3's main premise is videogames! I thought it was just an expensive clock, but apparently there are these magic ci... read
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Tidbits from today's SCEE PlayStation Day [update]


May 06
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... read
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Pirate trades copied games for a box of crabs, fined £3,000


Jan 16
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... read
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CES 2008: PlayStation 3 MIGHT make money ... maybe ... we think


Jan 08
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 ... read
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Kaz can't get no satisfaction: Not from Home, at any rate


Nov 07
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... read
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Hirai continues to champion Blu-Ray, forgets that quality isn't everything


Oct 05
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... read
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Hirai claims that price was never PS3s problem


Oct 01
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 ... read
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E3 2007: Sony Press Conference Impressions


Jul 11
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... read
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Sony to have more games than Mega Man sequels by next March (update)


Jun 20
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 ... read
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Kutaragi retires from Sony -- makes baby dolls cry


Apr 26
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... read
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The first U.S. PS3 buyer


Nov 17
  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?  read






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