Japan's Nintendo on Thursday pushed back the much-awaited launch of its videogame service for smartphones by a few months to March 2016, disappointing gaming fans as well as investors who drove its shares down by more than 10 percent.
Sony Corp aims to boost its operating profit 25-fold within three years by focusing on its more profitable image sensors, videogame and entertainment businesses, its chief executive said on Wednesday.
Outlining his strategy for th
A mobile game that simulates Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip and invites users to "drop bombs and avoid killing civilians" has been pulled from Google Inc's app store, a company spokesman said on Monday after a public backlash.
Microsoft said it has sold over 5 million Xbox One video game consoles to retailers since its launch in November.
In January, the U.S. software company said Xbox One sales had crossed three million as of the end of 2013.
China has temporarily lifted a 14-year-old ban on selling video game consoles, paving the way for Sony Corp, Microsoft Corp and Nintendo to enter the world's third largest video game market in terms of revenue.
China saw video
The worldwide video game marketplace, which includes video game console hardware and software, online, mobile and PC games, will reach $93 billion in 2013, up from $79 billion in 2012, a report said.
Driven by strong mobile gaming
A series of events based on the Japanese cartoon industry will be hosted at an upcoming cartoon, comic and video game convention in Bahrain.
The first Bahrain Anime Convention (Banicon) will be held at the Gulf Hotel on June 30.
Sony Corp suffered a huge breach in its video game online network that allowed the theft of names, addresses and possibly credit card data belonging to 77 million user accounts, in one of the largest Internet security break-ins ever.
Video gaming will hit the big screen next month when Sony Corp unveils a new game title for its Playstation3 game console at movie theatres.
On October 5 and 6, four theatres in San Francisco and Thousand Oaks, California, Rosemont, Illino
Nintendo will cut the price of its popular Wii video game console by 20 per cent, responding to similar cuts by rivals Sony Corp and Microsoft aimed at kick-starting demand.
Nintendo said it would lower the price of the Wii by $50 to $199.