Posts Tagged: consoles

Wii U sales 2013

NintenD’OH! Struggling company admits only 2.8 million Wii U consoles sold in 2013

Nintendo (TYO:7974) has finally faced up to the facts and admitted that its flagship Wii U console is a huge and embarrassing flop. Satoru I...

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 7:59 pm
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6 reasons why China getting game consoles won’t be a windfall for Sony or Microsoft

This gaming post was originally published on our new sister site Games in Asia, which you should totally bookmark right now. After years of ...

  • September 30, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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PS Vita TV

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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Next-Gen Gaming Consoles Like PlayStation 4 Are Leaving Chinese Players Behind

Sony announced the PlayStation 4 a couple weeks ago, and it looks pretty sweet. Aside from the inevitable graphics upgrade, the console̵...

  • March 4, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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China’s Ministry of Culture: We’re NOT Considering Lifting the Game Console Ban

As we wrote earlier this week, an anonymous source in China Daily supposedly inside the Ministry of Culture claimed that the Ministry was co...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 5:12 am
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Playstation 3 Gets Certification in China, Ban on Gaming Consoles May Be Ending

Sony’s (NYSE:SNE) Playstation 3 gaming console has received regulatory approval in China, it has emerged today. The ‘China Compu...

  • November 1, 2012
  • at 3:32 pm
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China’s CT510 Game Console Launched, But Still Looks Like Vaporware

I have written quite a lot about the eedoo CT510, formerly known as the iSec. The idea of a Chinese game console has always interested me as...

  • April 30, 2012
  • at 9:07 pm
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The first Chinese game console: Huawei’s Tron

Well, that’s interesting timing! Just yesterday I was speculating about what a successful Chinese game console might look like, and today ...

  • January 10, 2014
  • at 12:42 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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Japan video game sales fiscal 2012

Japan’s Video Game Market Grows to $4.6 Billion in 2012 (But Social Games Not Too Far Off)

Dr. Serkan Toto is a gaming expert and independent consultant based in Tokyo. You can follow him on Twitter and his blog. This article is re...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Are China’s Gamers Looking Forward to Next-Gen Game Consoles Like the PS4?

At 6 A.M. Beijing time this morning, Sony announced what basically everyone in the world already knew: the company is producing a new game c...

  • February 21, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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China’s (Don’t Call It a “Games Console”) Eedoo Launches Website, New CT-510 Models

The folks at Kotaku reported recently that the Eedoo CT-510, China’s home-grown video game console/motion-sensing DVD player (which Ee...

  • November 8, 2012
  • at 10:15 am
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Eedoo Speaks Out About CT510: Don’t Call it a Game Console [EXCLUSIVE]

A day before I wrote this piece about the launch of the CT510 and how the console is nowhere to be found in Beijing, I sent an email to the ...

  • May 3, 2012
  • at 1:00 pm
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