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  • News Former PlayStation Boss Jack Tretton Will Return on Spike TV

    Appearing as press conference pundit

    If you’re suffering from Jack Tretton withdrawal symptoms, worry not – the former PlayStation president will put in an appearance at E3, after all. After a slew of memorable interviews with GameTrailers TV host Geoff Keighley, the duo will be teaming up one more time for this year’s Spike TV coverage of the...




  • News Sony: PS4 Launch Will Be "The Biggest In History"

    SCEA president Jack Tretton talks big

    There are always shortages when new hardware is released, but if the words of SCEA president Jack Tretton are anything to go by, the launch of the PS4 should see more happy customers than ever before. Speaking to Fox, Tretton revealed that production yields for the new console have been "phenomenal": We want...





  • News Jack Tretton Believes Vita Sales Are "Acceptable"

    Not sweating yet

    Sony Computer Entertainment America president Jack Tretton has stated that the PlayStation Vita’s sales are “acceptable”. Chatting with GamesIndustry.biz, the jovial executive admitted that he feels more comfortable about the console now than he did four months ago. “In this industry, you can't get too high or too low,...


  • News Jack Tretton Against Anti-Used Games Technology

    Not a fan

    According to rumours, the PlayStation 4 (also known internally as Orbis) will supposedly block the sale of used games. But speaking as part of this week's Bonus Round, industry analyst Michael Pachter has revealed that SCEA executive Jack Tretton is firmly against the technology. Pachter claims that when quizzed on the rumour, Tretton...


  • News Sony: Early Vita Sales Data is "Very Positive"

    Flying off the shelves

    Internal estimates suggest the PlayStation Vita is selling “very, very positively” according to SCEA big-cheese Jack Tretton. In a chat with IGN, the executive revealed that both software and hardware is tracking well. He said: Memory is going out the door very aggressively despite the fact that memory is in a lot of the...

  • News Tretton: "I'd be Very Distracted by PS4 Announcement"

    SCEA boss not thinking ahead

    Jack Tretton’s clearly been reading our Talking Point features. The SCEA boss recently made a comment to IGN regarding his stance on the PlayStation 4. Unsurprisingly, the executive's not looking to make any new hardware announcements this year, and is instead hoping to stay focused on Sony's current crop of consoles...




  • Rumour NGP to Hit Europe by November

    Cross your fingers

    According to sources leaked to online game site MCV, Sony is pushing for a European NGP release by November 2011, following an earlier promise by Sony boss Kazuo Hirai that the NGP would hit shelves somewhere in the world by the year's end. MCV says that third-party licensees claim that Sony has set “development deadlines” for...




  • News NPD: Playstation 3 Sales Up 37.2% For The Year

    Sony's stated that the Playstation 3 is the only piece of hardware to see "double digit growth", following last night's NPD report for April

    The PS3's seen year-over-year growth of 42.6 per cent, and 37.2 per cent growth for the months leading into April. Basically, the system's on the up. “Having just surpassed nine consecutive months of year-over-year growth for PS3 hardware and a revenue..