Posts Tagged: xbox

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The company that partnered with Microsoft to sell the Xbox in China acquires digital ad agency for $100M

Bestv, the Chinese online media company partnering with Microsoft to sell the Xbox One in China, announced today it acquired digital marketi...

  • August 19, 2014
  • at 8:21 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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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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Xbox One to hit shelves in China by September 2014

The Xbox One will be released on the Chinese mainland September next year, according to Funshion CEO Luo Jiangchun (article in Chinese). S...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 5:30 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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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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Oh My God, Shut Up About China’s Game Console Ban Being Lifted

Ever since the news broke that an anonymous source thinks China’s Ministry of Culture is considering lifting China’s decade-long...

  • January 30, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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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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Lenovo’s eeDoo iSec Games Console, at 3,000 RMB, Slated for December Launch

Lenovo (HKG:0992) has finally put a price, a release date, and a set of snazzy colours on its upcoming eeDoo iSec games console. Slated for ...

  • October 21, 2011
  • at 12:00 pm
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China’s JD to take pre-orders for the country’s first official Xbox One shipments on WeChat

  This morning, Chinese e-retailer JD announced it has attained exclusive rights to accept China’s first pre-orders for the Xbox ...

  • July 28, 2014
  • at 11:33 am
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Why Microsoft’s Xbox One doesn’t stand a chance in Japan

The Microsoft’s Xbox One will be launching in Japan later this year, and I’ve got to say, things are not looking very optimistic for...

  • March 3, 2014
  • at 4:04 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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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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Microsoft could sell the first legal game console in China in over a dozen years

No, it’s not the Xbox One. Sorry to disappoint. But Chinese media are reporting that a new console is in the works, dubbed Bestpad, and ba...

  • September 24, 2013
  • at 6:00 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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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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HTC Triumph Shows its Face and Chinese WP7 Localization

The Windows Phone 7 enthusiasts at the Chinese site WPDang have gotten hold of a China-spec HTC Triumph (aka: HTC Titan), pictured above, wh...

  • March 19, 2012
  • at 3:01 pm
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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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