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Ray Maguire, Sony Computer Entertainment's UK managing director, has decided to leave the company. Maguire helped establish the PlayStation brand in Europe, with a career in the division that spans 17 years. He made the choice to leave after "a lot of soul searching" and described his future pers...

April 5th 2011 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Sackboy is grabbing his trusty Trapper Keeper and heading to Avalon Elementary next semester. The LittleBigPlanet 2 "Teacher Pack" is currently being developed by Media Molecule and it's said to be packed with "demonstrations of National Curriculum, based in game levels that other teachers have m...

March 17th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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One of the most important classes in blogger college is Learning to Decipher Executive Quotes 101. So, for example, when Sony responded to Dave Perry's claims of a UMD-less PSP 2 with a, "Can't comment either way," we knew that meant, "We're not ready to announce that yet, but yeah, totally." Now,...

March 11th 2009 at 10:52am 0 Comments
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Sony has announced that that the PS3 and PSP have passed 2 million and 3 million sales, respectively, in the UK. Of course, the recent release of Killzone 2 plays a big part in the achievement, with Sony UK's managing director, Ray Maguire, calling it a showcase of "the power of PlayStation 3." Mor...

March 5th 2009 at 11:25am 0 Comments
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Back in May, David Reeves hinted the possibility that the upcoming Xbox 360 exclusive DLC content for Grand Theft Auto IV is heading for the PS3 version in the future. It looks like Sony is at it again -- when pressed for a statement about the exclusive downloadable content the rival console is get...

October 29th 2008 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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Since we're all good at guessing what will happen in 10 years, we thought it might be interesting to see how Sony feels about the future of the videogame industry, especially with the advent of digital downloads in the next couple of years. SCEE's Ray Maguire predicts that by 2018, over 90% of game...

April 12th 2008 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Ray Maguire, chief of the UK division of Sony Computer Entertainment, let slip a few details about an upcoming firmware when speaking with MCV. "Achieving one million PS3 sales faster than both PSOne and PlayStation 2 is even more gratifying considering PS3 is a premium product introduced at a prem...

March 3rd 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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SCEE's managing director Ray Maguire has stayed out of the spotlight compared to his cohorts Kaz Hirai, Peter Dille, Phil Harrison, and probably some other names we don't remember. He sat down for an in-depth interview with Edge, but we're here to shorten it up for you, though we strongly encourage...

November 13th 2007 at 11:35pm 0 Comments
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Ray Maguire sat down with Edge magazine and talked about the upcoming surge of PS3 console sales this holiday season. Maguire treats this surge like fact -- we all expect it to happen. He's so confident the PS3 will sell this holiday that he believes in the UK, sales of the PS3 will double. That mea...

October 26th 2007 at 5:00pm 0 Comments