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2014-03-06 16:25:15

Sony Network Entertainment International EVP and COO Shawn Layden Appointed President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America TOKYO, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. today announced that Jack Tretton will step down from his role as President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) as of March 31, 2014. This is a result of a mutual agreement between Mr. Tretton and SCEA not to renew their contractual relationship....

Sony Works With JK Rowling To Bring Harry Potter To Life Once More
2012-06-05 12:19:29

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com While Sony took time to announce several new games at this year´s E3 conference, they only announced one “new” addition to the Sony family. Teaming up with none other than JK Rowling, Sony has introduced “Wonderbook,” an augmented reality platform for their Playstation 3 console, writing the Harry Potter franchise yet another paycheck. Specially designed books can be used with the Playstation 3 console to create new and...

2011-08-17 06:00:00

In an effort to spur sales in a lagging video game system market, Sony Corp. announced it is cutting the price of its Playstation 3 to $249. The last time Sony cut the price of the Playstation 3 was in 2009, when a lighter, slimmer model of the video game system was released. The price cut should boost sales, like it did in 2009. Sony announced the plans for its 5 year old game system on the heels of rival Nintendo Co. announcing a price cut for their new Nintendo 3DS three-dimensional...

2011-06-07 11:05:00

At the E3 conference in Los Angeles today, Sony unveiled its next generation portable game device called PlayStation Vita. Vita features GPS location tracking, touch interface and motion sensing capabilities to enhance the gaming experience. Vita will be available in stores before the holiday buying season. Company executives are calling the device Sony's biggest product launch since the PlayStation 3 five years ago. PlayStation Vita will allow gamers to be connected with one another over...

2010-10-22 06:40:00

One million units of Move, the motion-based video game controller for the PlayStation 3, have been sold in the first month on the market in the Americas, according to Sony Corporation. Jack Tretton, president and chief executive of Sony Computer Entertainment of America, said the strong demand for the new Move controller is easily over-running the supply, and Sony does not expect it will have enough supply on hand to make it to February. Production had to be increased twice and "we're...

2009-09-24 06:05:00

Sony Corp's top PlayStation executive announced on Wednesday that sales of the popular PlayStation 3 video game console have spiked in the last few weeks after a $100 price cut was tagged to the device last month. "We are up about 300 percent over where we were pre-price drop," Jack Tretton, chief executive of Sony Computer Entertainment of America, said in an interview with Reuters. "We are up significantly versus last year." The sales jump represents consoles sold in the last three weeks,...

2009-08-24 07:00:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. ("SCEA") today announced the appointment of Timothy Bender to Senior Vice President of Sales, who brings more than two decades of industry experience and strategic leadership in U.S. and global sales and marketing expertise to the company. Bender will report directly to SCEA President and CEO Jack Tretton. "Tim brings a proven ability in growing strong consumer brands and building deep relationships with...

2008-10-02 13:15:00

Sony Corp said on Wednesday its PlayStation 3 video game console and its portable cousin, the PSP, are selling faster than expected and are poised to meet full-year sales targets even if the current economic crisis hurts holiday demand. Jack Tretton, Chief Executive of Sony Computer Entertainment of America, said PlayStation 3 sales are some 30 percent better than Sony's plan so far in its fiscal year, driven by solid demand by video games, and the appeal of the Blu-ray disc movie system...

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