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China Considers Un-Banning Videogame Consoles, And Now Sony And Nintendo Are On A Tear

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China is considering lifting a decade-long ban on video game consoles, the official China Daily newspaper reported on Monday, sending shares of major hardware makers such as Sony Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd surging. In November, Sony's PlayStation 3 received a quality certification from a Chinese safety standards body, prompting...
China Considers Un-Banning Videogame Consoles, And Now Sony And Nintendo Are On A Tear

Are Smartphones Good Enough?

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Cameras and videogame consoles are playing to different markets, but a common threat is taking the game away....
Are Smartphones Good Enough?

Green Throttle Games Raises $6 Million to Turn Phones Into Game Consoles

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Green Throttle Games, which is attempting to turn Android phones into videogame consoles that connect to the TV, has raised $6 million in a first round of funding. Trinity Ventures led the round with participation from DCM. The Santa Clara, Calif. company said it will use the cash to support...
Green Throttle Games Raises $6 Million to Turn Phones Into Game Consoles

Activision Warns on World of Warcraft

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Despite a strong first quarter, Activision Blizzard Inc. said its cash cow World of Warcraft fantasy game is losing subscribers, and new videogame consoles may not lead to the sales growth some investors expect. Bobby Kotick, Activision’s chief executive, said that while the videogame maker started the fiscal year on...
Activision Warns on World of Warcraft

Today in Tech: Is the Wii U Nintendo's last hope?

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Also: How Microsoft may be risking an $18 billion empire on Windows 8; Zynga's shares pop. Nintendo slashes profit outlook [THE WALL STREET JOURNAL] The Wii U, an overhaul of Nintendo's popular but aging Wii game machine, will test whether traditional videogame consoles can still prosper amid a technological shift that...
Today in Tech: Is the Wii U Nintendo's last hope?

The number of homes with connected TVs is rising fast– and it’s not because of smart TVs

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More than a third of American homes have at least one TV that’s hooked up to the internet, according to new research. And connected videogame consoles, like Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and Sony’s PlayStation 3, account for the bulk of this connectivity, with 28 percent of U.S. homes owning a game unit...
The number of homes with connected TVs is rising fast– and it’s not because of smart TVs

A Game Controller Full of Nostalgia -- And Limitations

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I have a self-imposed ban on videogame consoles in my house. It’s not because I hate videogames, it’s because I love them too much. Though it’s getting hard to resist them with all their integrated entertainment features, for the past couple of years I’ve been able to get my fix...
A Game Controller Full of Nostalgia -- And Limitations
Videogame consoles are learning from mobile gaming, and that's a bad thing
Playstation Vita: THE hardware review
10 Observations From Really Smart People On The Next Generation Of Video Game Consoles (MSFT, SNE)
Digital-only gaming prepares for primetime despite the US' horrible Internet connections

What Tablet Threat? Brisk Sales Keep Consoles in the Game This Holiday.

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Tablets and smartphones may be eating away at the videogame market — but apparently not last week. All combined, in just seven days the three console makers sold a jaw-dropping 1.98 million consoles in the U.S. — an astonishing accomplishment for an industry that is facing enormous pressure from emerging...
What Tablet Threat? Brisk Sales Keep Consoles in the Game This Holiday.

Activision Warns on 'Warcraft'

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Activision Blizzard said its cash cow "World of Warcraft" fantasy game is losing subscribers, and new videogame consoles may not lead to the sales growth investors expect....
Activision Warns on 'Warcraft'

Sony unveils PlayStation 4

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First look at next generation of console as company announces two versions of PS4 will be available to buy at ChristmasSony has launched the latest salvo in its ongoing rivalry with Microsoft by unveiling the PlayStation 4, the first of a next generation of videogame consoles.At an event in New...
Sony unveils PlayStation 4

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, AMZN, YHOO, GOOG, RIMM)

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Good morning. Here's the news. After, come back to SAI for live news and analysis all day long. China is set to end a 13-year ban on videogame consoles. Sony and Nintendo are spiking. Huge money manager BlackRock has invested in Twitter at a $9 billion valuation. This pen can translate...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, AMZN, YHOO, GOOG, RIMM)

Three Things to Expect From Tonight's Sony PlayStation Event

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It’s finally here — the long-awaited Sony PlayStation event, where the Japanese electronics maker is widely expected to unveil its next-generation videogame console. While not all of the details are known yet, over the past week there have been advance reports and much speculation about what the “PlayStation 4” will...
Three Things to Expect From Tonight's Sony PlayStation Event

Electronic Arts Delivers a Strong Q1 That's In-Line With Expectations

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Based on a strong portfolio across videogame consoles, social and mobile, Electronic Arts was able to delivery results that were in-line with analyst expectations for its first quarter. The videogame giant is also reconfirming its forecast for the year. Shares traded higher in afternoon trading, up 1.7 percent, or 18...
Electronic Arts Delivers a Strong Q1 That's In-Line With Expectations
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