Originally Posted by Matt D
The rumour is that he's gonna be heading to Atari.
I'd expect his Sony contract would've had some sort of clause in it anyway, preventing him from joining a major competitor for x period of time.
If they pushed him it may void the contract, He was good at Sony, Crazy for them to let him go over such a trival matter. Especially when the Playstation brand is recovering.
Both Microsoft and Nintendo often talk about other products, Microsoft praised the Wii on several occasions, it's good PR.