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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.
The excitement that surrounds new game systems often has a sweeping effect on share prices of companies in the video game space.
As Microsoft and Sony gear up for another face-off, one analyst says this may be the "final battle" in the console wars.
Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, looking to expand the content their game offerings, are courting independent developers.
Creator Alexey Pajitnov says he didn't make money from Tetris for 10 years and he spills more little-known facts from the game's early days.
LOS ANGELES, June 10- Nintendo Co Ltd offered the first glimpse at interactive figurines of Mario and other characters on Tuesday at video gaming expo E3, aiming to fire up sales of its two-year-old Wii U console, which have fallen far short of targets.
Asia stocks ended mostly higher on Tuesday following a pick up in Chinese consumer inflation, but Japanese shares fell on profit-taking.
Just seven years ago, Nintendo was the undisputed king of the video game world. How times change.
Asian shares were mostly lower on Friday as caution over U.S. jobs data overshadowed Wall Street's record and the ECB's stimulus measures.