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TOKYO, Sept 18- The head of Sony Corp's PlayStation division hopes to raise its profit outlook for this year, in stark contrast to the Japanese electronics firm's mobile business which has forecast deep losses and sent Sony's stock reeling.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21- U.S video game service Ouya is turning to Asia to capture the growth that has eluded the startup on its own home turf. Xiaomi, which in three years became China's top smartphone seller ahead of Apple Inc and Samsung, harbors ambitions beyond mobile gadgets.
Videogame streaming site Twitch can no longer fly under the legal radar, as evidenced by the announcement that videos in its archives with unlicensed music will be flagged muted.
Asian equities were mixed on Thursday as profit-taking overshadowed robust U.S. economic data overnight.
TOKYO, July 31- Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Thursday in choppy trade, breaking a four-day winning streak when profit-taking erased all the gains posted in bouyant morning trade that was supported by solid U.S. growth figures.
*Nintendo dives after dismal earnings. TOKYO, July 31- Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh six-month high on Thursday after solid U.S. growth buoyed sentiment and as the weakening yen lifted exporters, while Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group's earnings boosted the banking sector.
Japanese video game maker Nintendo posted a worse-than-expected operating loss in the second quarter as it struggles with shrinking sales.
TOKYO, July 30- Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd posted a worse-than-expected operating loss in the April-June quarter as it struggles with shrinking sales and dull demand for its Wii U console.
TOKYO, July 29- Japan's Sony Corp is hammering out plans to rise from the ashes of nearly $10 billion lost in six years by building a future around its last consumer electronics blockbuster- the PlayStation.
Investors are paying close attention to this reporting season which will give insights into how profitability is holding up following the tax hike.
Japan will be the market to watch this week on the back of key data and as earnings season in the world's third-largest economy kicks into full gear.
After a streaming porn site offered to sponsor competitive gaming, many gaming groups indicated the sponsorship could violate policies.
Asian equities extended losses into a third session on Wednesday following a selloff on Wall Street overnight and steady Chinese inflation data.
Philips Electronics said on Friday it had won a patent infringement cases against Nintendo in the United Kingdom.
AMSTERDAM, June 20- Philips Electronics NV said on Friday it had won a patent infringement cases against Nintendo in the United Kingdom, the first of four lawsuits filed against the Japanese gaming company. Philips spokesman Bjorn Teuwsen said the patent related to motion and gesture tracking systems used in the Wii game console.
Asian stock markets were mixed on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to the Federal Reserve's policy decision.
There's so much going on at E3 that it's hard to keep up with everything being shown, talked about and hinted at.
Some of the choices will be out this year. Others won't hit until 2015 or possibly later. Either way, here's what turned our head at this year's E3.
LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects global retail sales from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.
LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects revenue from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.