Friday, April 27, 2007

PlayStation guru to leave amid struggles - The Boston Globe

Hmmm.  I wonder if he'll show up at Google...

The chief architect of Sony Corp.'s flagship PlayStation game console will retire in June as the company struggles to retain dominance in the video game industry and revive its flagging reputation as an electronics and entertainment pioneer.

Ken Kutaragi, 56, an icon among gamers, will step down as Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s chairman and group chief executive, Tokyo-based Sony said yesterday . He will be replaced by Kazuo Hirai, who is now president and chief operating officer of the division.

Source: PlayStation guru to leave amid struggles - The Boston Globe

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