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“Father of PlayStation” to receive GDC Lifetime Achievement Award

Former Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Ken Kutaragi, occasionally notorious champion of the PlayStation platform, will receive a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 14th annual GDC Awards.

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  • Ken Kutaragi appointed as Marvelous AQL’s external director

    Ken Kutaragi has been named Marvelous AQL’s external director, and will assume his new position at the end of June. According to a a Nikkei report, the former chairman, CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment and “The Father of the PlayStation”, will help the firm develop its business further in Japan and in western markets. Marvelous […]

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  • 21st Century Walkman: Vita turns PSP's dream to reality

    Vita has the power to disrupt video games wholesale, and marks the realisation of Ken Kutaragi’s vision for the PlayStation handheld. With the console launching in the west today, Patrick Garratt is weak at the knees.

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  • A-Men dev praises Sony's improved development support

    New-school Sony is much easier to work with than the old guard under former chairman Ken Kutaragi, according to A-Men developer Bloober.

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  • PlayStation creator Ken Kutaragi working on "totally cool" project

    In the latest issue of Bloomberg, as reported by Gamersthirst, Ken Kutaragi is quoted as saying his latest project is “totally cool”. The Sony Computer Entertainment President and engineer was an integral part of every PlayStation console’s development, but retired to the role of honorary chairman in 2007 before stepping down to senior technology advisor […]

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  • Hirai becomes SCEI chairman, House takes over as president

    Sony’s just announced the appointment of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe boss Andrew House as the president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment International.

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  • Kutaragi "gambled" with high tech PS3 strategy, says Maguire

    In an interview with TechRadar, SCE UK boss Ray Maguire has said that Ken Kutaragi’s scheme of introducing PS3 as a high tech machine at a high price was a “gamble.” “The gamble that Ken Kutaragi took with the PlayStation 3 was to put in a high level of technology, so it has been a […]

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