Posts Tagged: console gaming

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Struggling indie console maker Ouya finds a friend in Xiaomi and a new home in China

China's all-the-rage phone maker Xiaomi has just partnered with Ouya to get a dedicated channel on Xiaomi's smart TVs and set-top boxes.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 12:52 pm
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It’s finally official: Xbox One to hit China in September

Microsoft's Xbox One will be the first foreign game console to enter China since the country ended its 13-year-old ban on such video game de...

  • April 30, 2014
  • at 3:51 pm
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ZTE set to release China’s first games console later this month

According to Bloomberg, China’s second-largest game developer and operator The9 (NASDAQ:NCTY) has partnered with ZTE (HKG:0763; SHE:000063...

  • March 13, 2014
  • at 7:22 pm
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8 tech trends to watch in China for 2014

The new year is a time for reflection, but it’s also a time for looking forward. In this regard, we’ve taken a broad look at some of the...

  • December 24, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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Government document says China is ready to lift ban on game consoles

Government document says China is ready to lift ban on game consoles

Could this be the real thing? After many false alarms, a document issued by China’s State office this morning suggests that the nation...

  • September 27, 2013
  • at 11:32 pm
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China’s Game Console Ban Might Finally Be Lifted! Now Everybody Calm Down

Once again, we find ourselves looking at media reports suggesting that China might lift its decade-long ban on game consoles. That’s t...

  • July 12, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Game on? China Contemplating End to Gaming Consoles Ban

My gaming fanatic colleague Charlie just sent me an email at midnight in his timezone (he’s in the US), so either it’s a drunken...

  • January 28, 2013
  • at 1:59 pm
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A Decade Later, Sony Playstation 2 Still Selling Well

Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Playstation 2 game console was launched in 2000. It went on to become the best-selling game console of all time. But...

  • January 11, 2012
  • at 12:12 pm
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PlayStation Vita Launches in Japan

This past Saturday Sony’s PlayStation Vita went on sale in Japan, as the company hopes to close what has been a very difficult year on...

  • December 19, 2011
  • at 11:00 am
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Sony finds Chinese partner to make PlayStation consoles in China

This move comes after Microsoft’s announcement of the Xbox One hitting China this September. However, Sony has yet to reveal any launch da...

  • May 26, 2014
  • at 11:49 am
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Alibaba and maker of failed Nintendo NES clone team up to create China’s next game console

The G20 will run on Aliyun OS, Alibaba's Linux-based smartphone OS. Along with the console, several peripherals like yoga blankets, an exerc...

  • April 8, 2014
  • at 9:00 am
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Oh happy day! China officially lifts game console ban

After 13 long years, China’s State Council has officially lifted the ban on gaming consoles, according to Techweb. Foreign companie...

  • January 6, 2014
  • at 7:57 pm
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Government document says China is ready to lift ban on game consoles

Sony CEO says company working on selling PlayStations in China

Speaking at a Sony (NYSE:SNE) conference in Shanghai yesterday, CEO Kazuo Hirai said that Sony is working on bringing its game console busin...

  • November 13, 2013
  • at 10:34 am
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Sony: New PS Vita TV and revamped PS Vita hitting Japan soon, PS4 arriving in February

This afternoon at the Tokyo Game Show 2013, Sony (NYSE:SNE) confirmed a date that very many Japanese gamers have been waiting for. The next-...

  • September 9, 2013
  • at 4:10 pm
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How Sony Won the Next-Gen Console War in a Country Where Consoles Are Illegal

Monday saw the beginning of American megagaming conference E3, and with it came keynotes from Microsoft and Sony about their upcoming next-g...

  • June 12, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Thoughts on the XBox 360’s Potential in China

As a fan of console games and the owner of a legit, non-hacked Xbox 360, I have a tough time in China. Because consoles are banned here, it&...

  • April 4, 2012
  • at 9:00 pm
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PlayStation Vita Sales Drop in Week Three After Hot Start [CHART]

Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) new PlayStation Vita is continuing to slide in the Japan sales rankings after a hot start that saw it sell 324,849 u...

  • January 6, 2012
  • at 10:14 am
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Microsoft’s Appearance at Trade Show Raises Hope of XBox + Kinect Sales in China

Microsoft’s (NASDAQ:MSFT) appearance this week at the Canton Trade Fair in Guangzhou, southern China, has raised the hopes of console ...

  • October 18, 2011
  • at 2:30 pm
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