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  • Reeves: You can play PS3 games while listening to streaming Vidzone movies

    Worried that PS3′s streaming Vidzone music videos were going to get in the way of your games? SCEE president David Reeves is here to quell the fear. “People said, ‘I wish I could listen to the music, and see it as well,’” Reeves told us, speaking at Games Convention in Leipzig last week. “Because you […]

  • Reeves: Euro PS3 music video downloads "might be a Sony service"

    Speaking to VG247 at Games Convention last week, SCEE president David Reeves pressed the point that the European PS3 music video download service won’t necessarily be a Vidzone feature. “It might be totally different, but with Vidzone, I think they already offer a streaming service on PC,” he said. “So we’re very comfortable working with […]

  • Reeves shrugs off FFXIII on 360 saying, "It's still exclusive in Japan"

    SCEE president David Reeves has shrugged off Microsoft’s intended E3 coup de grace FFXIII announcement by predicting a hardware boost from the game’s release and pointing out that it’s still a Japanese PS3 exclusive. “I think that just as we got a massive blip up with GTA IV – which was not exclusive – we’ll […]

  • Reeves on Home: "I can look you in the eyes and tell you everything is on track"

    Despite a complete no-show for Home in the Sony press conference at Games Convention last week, SCEE president David Reeves has moved to assure punters that the social app’s development is completely on track, and that its open beta will begin this autumn as planned. “The reason is that was nothing new to say,” Reeves’ […]

  • Reeves: "Sometimes it's an advantage to be last in Europe"

    Speaking to VG247 at Games Convention last week, SCEE president David Reeves said that Sony’s announcement-heavy presentation at the show on Wednesday was thanks to only moving on service and product confirmations in Europe when “everything’s ironed out” on a global level. “Well, I think that was the point,” said the exec when asked of […]

  • PSP 3000 bundle-only for now

    You might want to reconsider snatching up a sleek new PSP 3000 on day one – at least, if you like your money. SCEE President David Reeves told “We’re going to introduce PSP-3000 in October, and this will be sold initially as part of a bundle, with a piece of software. During this period, […]

  • Reeves: There will be no PS3 price cut this year

    SCEE president David Reeves has told VG247 that PlayStation 3 hardware will see no price cut in 2008, and that he believes price is less of a contributing factor to success than good software. “There is no price cut,” he said. When press on specifically on whether or not there would be a PS3 price […]

  • We have "blockbuster stuff for Europe," says Reeves

    SCEE president David Reeves has said that Sony will make some some blockbuster announcements at this year’s Game Convention in Leipzig. “There will be some global announcements,” he said, speaking at E3. “The announcements we make will be more important for the local markets that come to Leipzig. “And it’s not just Leipzig, it’s Game […]

  • Reeves: PS3 has the best line-up

    Speaking to MCV at E3 last week, SCEE boss David Reeves said today that he believes PS3 has the best line-up based on the platform holder showings at E3 last week. “I think from what Jack Tretton said, the reaction has been well summarised by Yahoo, who said that in terms of games, the competition […]

  • WipEout HD delayed for failing epilepsy tests

    CVG’s reporting that WipEout HD’s been pushed back towards the end of the year for failing epilepsy tests. Apparently the game “fails the epilepsy tests so much that it has to be re-engineered.” SCEE boss David Reeves confirmed that game was to be delayed after it failed to turn up at E3. More through the […]

  • Reeves: Microsoft's Gosen is incorrect over European console figures

    Speaking to Eurogamer at E3 last week, SCEE head David Reeves said that his announcement at London’s PlayStation Day in May that PS3 had overtaken 360 in Europe was correct. Microsoft’s David Gosen rubbished the figures after the event: the company was wrong, said the Sony exec. “I think we’ve only made one – I […]

  • LittleBigPlanet allows players to make regular big money

    Ever wanted to make money while playing games? Not a gold famer? According to PS3 Fanboy, LittleBigPlanet is likely your best chance. The PS3-centric site points to a comment made by SCEE president David Reeves. “What we’re trying to do with LittleBigPlanet is almost iTunes meets eBay in the sense that once an individual or […]

  • PlayTV dated for September in UK

    SCEE president David Reeves has said that its PlayTV service will go live in the UK from September 10, with a European rollout continuing through to December, writes Eurogamer. This is a little later than the July 31 date we were given back in May, but there you go. “Yep, it’s going to be September […]

  • "Specific technical problem" delays WipEout HD

    According to this Euogamer report, WipEout HD has been delayed due to a “specific technical problem” but will be out before the end of the year. “There is a specific technical problem with WipEout that we have to solve. I can’t go into details but it is a really, really tricky technical problem that no […]

  • Next-gen SingStar at Leipzig

    SCEE boss David Reeves has announced that “the next generation of SingStar” will be at GDC 08 in Leipzig, reports Eurogamer. “If you come to Leipzig, you will see the next generation of SingStar,” he said. “That’s all I will say.” That’s all he did say, too. A man of his word, David. By Mike […]

  • No PAL PS3 video store this year

    Brilliant. SCEE boss David Reeves confirmed tonight that there will be no PAL PS3 video store in 2008, Eurogamer reports. “This will not come to the PAL markets this year,” he sad. “But Sir Howard Stringer has made the commitment that non-game will come to all regions in due course and it will. “The dates […]

  • SCEE confirms 80Gb PS3 SKU for Europe

    SCEE’s confirmed an 80Gb PS3 SKU for Europe, to launch on August 27 for £299, Eurogamer reports. “We will be doing promotional bundles from the middle of September to the end of December at various prices,” Reeves said at a SCEE event in LA today. “The 80GB replaces the 40GB. Please do not ask me […]

  • Europe to get 80Gb PS3?

    According to GI, Sony Europe boss David Reeves will announce the 80GB PlayStation 3 for Europe shortly. “At SCEE’s European press event in Los Angeles this evening, it’s expected that Reeves will confirm the new SKU, with a release period close to September 2008 – the date the 80GB model will become standard in North […]

  • SCEE: The PS3 install base is growing faster than PS2s

    Sony President David Reeves has said at the DevStation developer conference in London that the “PS3 install base is growing faster than PS2′s was at this point in its lifecycle.” Obviously buoyed by this fact, Reeves began to outline Sony’s vision of the future for games and gaming. “The key to the future is the […]

  • New Home shots show lounge and "media stage"

    SCEE just put out some new Home screens that show a lounge area and a media stage, which looks straight ou of Second Life. After the link.


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  • Killzone 2 development needed more time, says Reeves, conflicts with Eagle’s take

    Following last night’s post from Ron Eagle claiming Killzone 2 was delayed by SCEA for purely scheduling reasons, we remembered that SCEE president David Reeves gave us a different story when we spoke to him at the recent PlayStation Day in London. Reeves told us that while scheduling had been a factor, the game’s development […]

  • Reeves admits PSP’s lacking games

    Speaking to earlier this week, SCEE president David Reeves has admitted that the firm would like the PSP games roster to be larger. “Hand on heart, would we like more PSP games? Yes, we would. We really would,” he said. Reeves did add, however, that more games were on the way to Europe from […]

  • Home was too ambitious, says Reeves

    Speaking to CVG, SCEE president David Reeves has admitted that Home’s been delayed because the initial vision was too ambitious. “We’ve realised that maybe we were too ambitious with the non-gaming applications within Home, getting sponsors and stuff like that,” he said, speaking at this week’s SCEE PlayStation Day. “In that sense we were deserting […]

  • We hope LBP sales are higher than GT5: Prologue, says SCEE boss

    Speaking to GamesIndustry, SCEE president David Reeves said at the SCEE PlayStation Day yesterday that he hoped LittleBigPlanet sales would be higher than those for GT5: Prologue last month. “We’re hoping sales will be higher than GT5: Prologue,” he said. SCE boss Kaz Hirai added: “These are genre-defining titles, something we’re very proud of, and […]

  • “You probably will see” PS3 GTA IV DLC, says SCEE boss

    Speaking to at the SCEE PlayStation Day in London yesterday, SCEE president David Reeves said that there’s a good chance of the PS3 version of GTA IV getting downloadable content at some point in the future. “Well I think you probably will see it, it’s just that a deal obviously was struck between Microsoft […]

  • No other PS3 hard drive configurations planned for Europe, says SCEE president

    Speaking to videogaming247 at the SCEE PlayStation Day in London yesterday, SCEE president David Reeves said that PS3′s hard drive is staying at 40Gb in Europe for the foreseeable future. “I don’t know that any other hard drive configuration is even planned,” he said when asked when an 80Gb SKU – so popular in the […]

  • European DualShock 3 launch is “imminent”, says SCEE president

    Speaking to videogaming247 at the SCEE PlayStation Day in London yesterday, SCEE president David Reeves confirmed that DualShock 3 will be launching in Europe very soon. “The DualShock 3 launch is imminent,” he told us in answer to a remark we made on the fact a Sixaxis is included in the newly-announced European MGS4 bundle. […]

  • Passing Xbox 360 is important because we’ve been mistreated, says SCEE president

    Speaking to videogaming247 at the SCEE PlayStation Day yesterday, SCEE president David Reeves said that the company decided to make an announcement about passing Xbox 360 sales in Europe in the event’s press conference because of previous ill treatment, both from consumers and Microsoft. “I think the fact that [Microsoft] launched 18 months before… It […]

  • Difference between PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii is “so little”, says SCEE president

    Speaking to videogaming247 at the SCEE PlayStation Day yesterday, SCEE president David Reeves said it’s “little things like PlayTV” that will swing consumers towards PS3 as the differences between the three major consoles on the market are so slight. “Just as when you see two top football teams playing, the margin of error [is so […]

  • SCEE PlayStation Day kicks of at 4pm BST – all the news here

    Keep your eyes open this afternoon, PlayStation fans, as SCEE will hold its 2008 PlayStation Day press conference at 4pm: it’s gearing up to be a whopper. In the absence of E3, companies are now trending towards showing their end-of-year line-ups to the trade in April and May at their own events, and from what […]

  • First details of SCEE PlayStation Day emerge

    A chap posting on the US PlayStation blog has unearthed what looks to be the first proper details of the SCEE May 6 event in London. As you can see here, it would appear that Secret Agent Clank, SingStar Vol.2, Resistance 2 and Crisis Core Final Fantasy VII will be shown. The forum post reckons […]