Phil Harrison

  • Phil Harrison takes the reigns at Infogrames

    I don’t know Phil Harrison, but let’s face it; how well do you really know anybody? In that sprit, congratulations to my good friend Phil Harrison for being named the president of Infogrames. Harrison recently left Sony and will be working at Infogrames to implement social gaming initiatives and to turn the company (which owns over 50-percent of Atari) around. Says… Read More

  • Sony's Phil Harrison heading to Atari?

    We know that Phil Harrison, head of Sony Worldwide Studios, is leaving the company but GamesIndustry is reporting that Phil is headed over to Atari to work on casual gaming for multiple outlets. It seems Harrison loves him some casual gaming and was very disappointed with Sony’s failure to grab that part of the market. He hasn’t officially confirmed the move but expect more… Read More

  • Sony's Phil Harrison Can't Give Away PS3

    In a convoluted story involving beer, hard rock, and t-shirts, one man recounts his experience in Holland where Phil Harrison of Sony Entertainment’s Worldwide Studios stood up and tried to auction a PS3 for charity — and failed. It seems there’s a band called Marillion and they’re big gamers. At a recent event, they introduced Harrison who proceeded to offer a PS3 for… Read More

  • GDC 2007 — The Keynote: Sony Gets Its Groove On

    Yarg. Such a busy morning after the lackluster start of GDC 2007. Everything was going down this morning. The keynote, meetings, general shenanigans. I rushed in early to catch demos of products from Emotiv (very cool and full impressions coming soon), AMD and others. Before I get to all of those in forthcoming posts, let me say a few words about the keynote that took place. Read More