Former Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Andrew House gives an uplifting farewell after stepping down from his position at PlayStation.
And that is it's greatest strength. As it should be.
Septic, please just shut up. While you are at it get a PS4.
“Former PlayStation CEO Andrew House's Stirring Farewell: "PlayStation Has Always Been About Games" I’m really going to miss this guy. Thank you for your help bringing PlayStation to where it is today.
a most fitting farewell, big thanks and good luck to Mr.Andrew House. if MS want to save the XBox brand they have the perfect man available. and get rid of the trolls like Greenberg/Penello/Nelson and the guy who only talks the talk Phil Spencer.
But he isn't stepping down, he is stepping up. He is being promoted.
https://www.sie.com/en/corp... Announced on the same day people started blabbing he was leaving. "John Kodera promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer, Andrew House to be appointed Chairman"
"Current President and Global CEO Andrew House will transition from operational management of SIE, but will remain with SIE as Chairman through the year to ensure a smooth transition." He is ending his time at SIE at the end of the year. He hasn't announced any future plans. It's unfortunate I liked him a lot as well, but the reality is he is leaving Sony either to retire or take up a new career somewhere else.
@Ashlen, Thanks for that clarification. He will certainly be missed. He stayed through a not so pleasant time when others might have bailed. Great guy with a lot of insight.
Actually he is taking over Sony Pictures at 2019.
Never underestimate the power of PlayStation
That's why PS is and will always remain the king of gaming
Thank you House sama
I'm gonna miss Andrew House, he was great. Never gonna forget him announcing the price of the PS4 at E3 and the crowd going nuts.
He didn't leave Sony, he has been promoted to Chairman.
He's only staying till the end of the year. He hasn't announced any future plans.
Chairman is basically an honorary title, plus he is only staying in that role to the end of the year, he hasn't announced any plans beyond that.
And that is why Playstation is the best of the best from all the way since the PS1, Playstation is not about gimmicks or fads like the competition does. Playstation is always about the games, delivering awesome unforgettable experiences, all this while their technology always evolving so the limit won't be their hardware, that limit will leave it to the developer creativeness. ;) Andrew House will not be forgotten for all the stunning job he did for the Playstation!
I always like Andrew House. He was one of my favorite guys in the company (i don't like Layden or whatever the name is and i didn't like Boyes.. whatever the name is). And he was very good with Japanese language (i know it's not related with anything but i appreciated the fact that he could go and speak fluent Japanese at the Tokyo Game Shows, for example). Well.. . i hope the next one is like him or even better, if possible, i don't even know who is the new one.
Will never forget that epic video of him and Hideo Kojima in Japanese. Even without the subtitles, I would still think something amazing was coming.
Bring back Jack Tretton was always the face of Playstation
Oh I wish
Absolutely! That's why I have always supported all 4 generations of PS consoles including their exclusives.
I wish him the best in whatever role he undertakes.
Best wishes for your next journey Mr. House.
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I am so glad this happened because it means he left on his own terms and wasn't pushed out. Jack tretton(uncle jak) was pushed out but andy has been growing on me but uncle was uncle lol
How was Jack Tretton pushed out? Nothing at the time of his leaving warranted him being pushed out. No controversies and he was pretty much the best public face PS has ever had, and very much respected by the community and fans. Tretton stated he had planed on leaving, but stuck around until after the PS4 released to not cause any disruption during that time.
I didn't know that thank you
Highest moment in is career was when we told the price of the PS4 at E3. In that moment e deliver a amazing console that all gamers could buy and that is showing that console gaming is stronger and stronger and not leaving. With the PS4 we are going back to the golden years of sony history in videogaming, after all the problems with the PS3, mainly because it was expensive. Without a doubt a executive that knows what to say, without all the PR crap over and over.
They either didnt like him (at Sony (which i doubt)) or im not so sure on why someone working 20 years for a company wanted to have his farewell on the game award show ... especially WHEN no more than 24h later said person could have had his true "GoodBYe" on the Sony Stage, the company he worked for and maybe even have a chat about it on a couch with other colleagues. Right? What a shit show it was. 3h long and full of shite ... except for Kojima´s terrific Death Stranding, everything else was boring as fuck. 180min for this AND then instead of giving us the promised end trailer to a game ... the orchestra got to play twice. What a terrible sound check they did with that/them ... sounded so poorly Pauline had to "fake sing". What if all the sound was all playback? All im saying he should have said his final words on the PSX few hours later ... it made more sense. TGA sucked balls, nothing memorable tbh (except DS and that "Bloodborne-2-no-it-isnt- its-Tenchu - Teaser) i have already forgotten what was shown besides those 2 trailers. And saying Fuck the Oscars on a shit show like TGA is like going to your favourite shoe shop and shout that you dislike sandals. Has about the same resonance ... namely zero.
He resigned from the PlayStation business but is now a chairperson on their board.
He's literally on the Sony stage right now doing just that. With Kojima and Cerny in tow.
Amazing man. Very humble. It is very pity when these kind of people are leaving :(
Playstation nation prez has left :(
I’m gonna miss this guy just as much as I miss Jack Tretton. I hope John Kodera does a good job.
Thank you Andrew for all you've done for the Playstation Nation. You truly have made Playstation the best place to play. Best wishes and here's hoping who ever steps into your shoes can live up to your legacy
Play Station is a brand dedicated to games. Sony made the right choice, decision and delivery. We will remember you for you outstanding work and correct decisions you made for the brand. Now PS4 is stronger than ever. Exclusive games is the main steam behind the consoles. I'm glad Sony understood this perfectly. The lineup for 2018 is stronger than ever. GOW, Spiderman, Days Gone, Last of us 2,...
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