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PlayStation creator Ken Kutaragi says the Metaverse is pointless

A recent interview noted PlayStation creator Ken Kutaragi says the Metaverse is pointless, with Facebook’s Metaverse project and VR headsets used to engage with the Metaverse are “annoying”. Kutaragi was a developer at Sony who oversaw the development of the original PlayStation, as well as its successors...
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Ken Kutaragi, the PlayStation creator, finds the VR headsets annoying; he avoids the metaverse

While the metaverse appears to answer some contemporary difficulties, such as giving practical presentations using quasi-physical items in a work-from-home environment, it also has dystopian overtones. A movie “The Matrix” and the comic book “Peace of Mind” warn that the AIs and companies in charge of the metaverse aren’t always concerned with humanity’s well-being. Ken Kutaragi, the PlayStation creator, finds the VR headsets annoying; he avoids the metaverse.
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Ken Kutaragi: How 'Father of the PlayStation' Has Made a Fortune

Ken Kutaragi, often called the “Father of the PlayStation,” has worked in consumer electronics technology his entire career. After spending many decades at Sony Computer Entertainment, he was also the CEO and President of Cyber AI Entertainment. Kutaragi’s net worth and salary aren't explicitly known. Article continues...
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PlayStation Creator Ken Kutaragi Criticizes The Metaverse And VR Headsets

Ken Kutaragi, the inventor of the PlayStation and former CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment, recently spoke to Bloomberg and gave his opinion on the metaverse, the nebulous virtual world concept that has several tech companies embroiled in an arms race to capitalize on it first. While industry giants such as Facebook and Microsoft have visions for what the metaverse can/will be, Kutaragi doesn’t subscribe to the concept.
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PlayStation Creator Ken Kutaragi Doesn’t Care for the Metaverse or VR

Ken Kutaragi, the creator of the PlayStation console and brand, isn’t impressed by VR or the metaverse it will supposedly facilitate. He doesn’t believe the technology bridges the real and virtual worlds as it promises, and he doesn’t get the point. Why Does the Creator of the...
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PlayStation's Ken Kutaragi "Never" Considered Nintendo To Be A Competitor

Before the existence of the PlayStation, Sony worked with Nintendo on a CD-ROM drive for the Super Famicom. Nintendo decided to pull the plug on the device, and so Sony entered the console business by itself - becoming a direct rival and industry powerhouse. With this in mind, “The Father...
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