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Sony CEO: Competitors can go first in console battle

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Sony CEO: Competitors can go first in console battle

A lot has been speculated about the upcoming next generation consoles. Whether it's an eight-core AMD CPU for Sony's Orbis or Microsoft's Durango being released before Thanksgiving, nothing is definite. But Sony CEO Kaz Hirai seems content to sit back and see what the competition will do first.

Read more: 'Why go first?'

"Not by a longshot. Perhaps you were too busy playing your Wii. "
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Kaz Hirai steps down as SCE chairman

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Kaz Hirai steps down as SCE chairman

Kaz Hirai has stepped down as chairman and representative director of Sony Computer Entertainment. However, he still will retain his roles as CEO and president of Sony Corp., titles that he assumed on April 1.

Read more: Hirai to continue as a part-time board member »

"This is kind of a misleading headline -- he stepped down from Sony Computer Entertainment ..."
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Sony Computer Entertainment appoints new president

Sony Computer Entertainment appoints new president

Sony Computer Entertainment is planning to undergo a dramatic corporate reshuffling. Effective September, Kazuo "Ridge Racer" Hirai will become Chairman of the group, while Andrew House will be promoted to President and CEO of the company. Ken "Father of the PlayStation" Kutaragi has also retired from his role as Honorary Chairman, effective immediately.

As the new President of the PlayStation division, expect Andrew House to become an increasingly public face for the company. While he may not be as familiar of a name to gamers as Hirai and Kutaragi, House has worked with Sony since 1990, and was most recently president of Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. In his new position, he will be tasked with not only overseeing the launch of the PlayStation Vita, but to integrate the PlayStation group even further with other divisions of Sony. "I believe there is huge potential for further growth of our business globally, and I’m looking forward to working with everyone in the SCE Group and with other groups in Sony to help achieve this potential by pursuing the creation of brand new user experiences," House said in a prepared statement. Read more »

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