Posts Tagged: game consoles

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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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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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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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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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Lenovo’s iSec Game Console May Not Launch on Schedule

Lenovo’s eeDoo iSec, the first gaming console planned for release on the Chinese market, may not hit that market as quickly as origina...

  • September 7, 2011
  • at 1:00 pm
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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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Imagining a Chinese game console

Now that game consoles are officially legal in China, everyone is talking about what that could mean for the big console makers Sony, Micros...

  • January 8, 2014
  • at 10:42 am
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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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Who Wants to Play? Survey Says Japan Luke Warm to Nintendo and Sony Game Consoles

We recently wrote that Nintendo (TYO:7974) reported its first loss in 30 years with sales of its major consoles struggling. Sony (NYSE:SNE) ...

  • May 18, 2012
  • at 10:18 am
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