Tag Archives: Fergal Gara
Wed, Jun 19, 2013 | 10:34 BST
PlayStation 4′s spotlight status at E3 has given interest in PS Vita a boost, Sony’s UK chief Fergal Gara has claimed. The exec has also touted the handheld’s position as a companion device for PS4 in a new interview, suggesting the two will grow increasingly symbiotic going into next-gen.
Tue, Jun 18, 2013 | 01:53 BST
Some PlayStation 3 features currently restricted to PlayStation Plus subscribers will be free to PlayStation 4 owners.
Mon, Jun 17, 2013 | 15:17 BST
PS4 had a good showing at E3 last week, but SCE UK chief Fergal Gara has stressed that while he feels Sony won the day,he has stressed that the winner of next-gen will be determined on a much longer time-scale.
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 01:17 BST
Sony’s UK MD Fergal Gara has said even with PS4 not in mass manufacture yet, the firm is confident it will have “very significant stocks for the UK” leading up to its launch before Christmas, and that the firm will turn a profit this year. It has to.
Fri, Mar 08, 2013 | 10:04 GMT
Sony’s UK managing director Fergal Gara has promised UK gamers that their cupboards won’t be bare, due to a new wave of PS Vita titles this year. It comes as part of a new interview, where the exec admits that the handheld’s software slate has been a bit barren lately.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 10:26 GMT
Sony unveiled its PS4 strategy last week, but didn’t actually show off the box itself. It’s irrelevant, PlayStation UK managing director Fergal Gara has suggested.
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 | 10:20 GMT
PS4 will launch across “at least” one region in 2013, according to SCEE UK managing director Fergal Gara.
Sat, Feb 23, 2013 | 14:26 GMT
PS4 is the news du jour, and while Sony’s deliberately holding back on revealing some of its main features, PlayStation UK managing director Fergal Gara assured VG247′s Stephany Nunneley more will be revealed when the moment is right.
Fri, Oct 05, 2012 | 17:18 BST
PlayStation Mobile is Sony’s way of branching out from “the traditional narrow world” of consoles, UK boss Fergal Gara has said.
Tue, Oct 02, 2012 | 17:08 BST
As Sony introduces its new slimmed-down console to the European market, VG247 catches-up with the managing director of PlayStation UK to discuss the offerings of the many members of its extended family.
Mon, Oct 01, 2012 | 09:09 BST
Sony’s UK boss has discussed the notion of a PS Vita price cut, but has confirmed that it will have to wait until 2013.
Thu, Aug 02, 2012 | 16:06 BST
SCE UK boss Fergal Gara has said the best is yet to come with Vita, and the holidays should prove to be a boon for the handheld, what with all the games coming out during the period.
Fri, Jul 06, 2012 | 15:27 BST
Sony UK VP and MD Fergal Gara has said the firm is committed to retail, despite the decline in the market since 2008, and retail support will be important “whenever the next cycle,” of consoles are released.
Thu, Mar 08, 2012 | 18:43 GMT
Sony UK VP and MD Fergal Gara has said Sony could have done ” a better job” on the titles it has brought to market for the PlayStation Move.
Thu, Feb 23, 2012 | 11:07 GMT
SCE UK managing director Fergal Gara has said its already securing “bigger” memory cards for PlayStation Vita in the UK.
Thu, Jan 12, 2012 | 19:53 GMT
“What I find at SCE is that we’ve lots of passionate and committed people. But there’s definitely an opportunity to up the pace of our competitiveness. We still have a bit of a hangover – at least in the UK company – from the days of being market dominant [with PS2]. I don’t think we are as sharp as we can be. There’s room for improvement there. So it’s not change everything, but it is turn up the dial, and learn to compete.” – SCE UK’s new boss Fergal Gara to MCV.
Thu, Jan 12, 2012 | 13:54 GMT
SCE UK boss Fergal Gara believes despite having a “solid foothold” with Move, the motion controller should have sold more units in UK.
Wed, Sep 07, 2011 | 11:12 BST
MCV‘s reporting that Fergal Gara has become managing director of Sony Computer Entertainment UK. Gara previously headed up the entertainment arm of UK supermarket chain Asda, as well as past experiences at music label EMI and the BBC. The site’s also saying that Philippe Cardon will become the new managing director and vice president of SCE France and Switzerland.
It follows an exec revamp at the company which took effect last week: ex-SCEE boss Andy House is now president and CEO of SCE, while Kaz Hirai has become chairman. Jim Ryan’s taken over at SCEE as president and CEO.