Ken Kutaragi, a true pioneer in the video game industry, will be honored at the ESA's special children's charities fundraising event, Nite to Unite for Kids. He will get the 2008 Champion Honoree award for his contributions to the gaming world.
The man is a true legend. I'm still unhappy about his retirement. PS4 without Ken is unimaginable.
He did state that he will be working on the consoles for a long time to come
he is still around. By the time PS4 rolls around I wouldn't be surprised if ken decides to use code named Racetrack Memory to advance gaming to new levels.
crying with joy
legend.....all gamers must thank that man for his great monster playstation.
without him, gaming wouldn't have been as big as it is now
Brisie your avatar has nice eyes!
Good guy and we owe him a lot, although I believe he got a little too arrogant towards the end of his career.
For better or for worse Kutaragi IS the playstation. Regardless of him singlehandely hyping a product to a point to it's current critisism. PS3 is a good console and while Kutaragi's PR skills were below par, his designs are not.
Mark my words, he will have something to do with the Playstation 4 which should be in the preliminary stages of development as we speak.
Well said; excellent man but bad at PR.
The man is for sure a legend and deserves much respect. I just wish he didnt end his carear on the low note he did. His fall is very much like how Gumpei Yokoi down; 1 mis-step in a perfect carear did him in.
Props and a bubble for mentioning Gunpei Yokoi. Very few gamers these days know of his greatness. So many popular videogame software and hardware icons can be attributed to his work.
Dub the man is hero of mine! Without R&D 1 I can't imagine what games would be like today. You are right though most people have never heard of him which is almost as sad as how the later half of his life leading up to his death went down.
Can I see that finger gesture again.
that man is a true legend his the reason the PS brand is so well known around the world.
EDIT: if ur gone disagree at least tell me why O.o
:) wrx if you really want to!
a true wizard....warlock....whatever. .....the man knows hardware.
now get cracking at making that next jump. by finishing the 3D internet using CELL so that it works for ps3 ken k.get that cyberworld you were talking about and previewed by HOME out before 2020 where media content can be viewed by anyone,anywhere and connecting communities.
and get my XMB pseye control out like yesterday..............
.......................mag lev super train...............
I know all the jokes that are cracked about 120fps, 4D, gettting 2 jobs to get the ps3 etc But no one can deny what this man has done for gaming. One can even argue that he's gaming's biggest ambassador (Keyword: ARGUE). I mean, 115 million ps2's sold worldwide, how can you argue his legacy? Not to mention the PS1. The PS3 is still young and has had a rough...very rough road...no can debate it is quite cutting edge for the amount of things it does. And before anyone cries that im a sony fanboy don't even try it. I'm a big 360 supporter but more importantly I'm a video game supporter and I support anyone who pushes the industry forward. Cheers.
Without you gaming wouldn't be what it is today.
A VERY well deserved prise!
Hope to see this man contributing for the PS3's success and to the making of the PS4 ;) A Playstation console wouldn't be the same without him...
A true legend for sure.
this guy is fuking PWNAGE he is THE MAN .... i bow to him
You will see.
How can you disagree with that comment? Whoever hit disagree is just showing their lack of video game knowledge. Ken 100% said that.
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