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The gaming world has its own haves and have-nots. Rich countries get the latest consoles, while other countries get past models. That’s changing.
Asian stocks erased gains on Monday after the latest comments from U.S politicians showed no signs of progress to resolve the budget standoff.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 29- More U.S. shoppers prefer Sony Corp's upcoming PlayStation 4 than Microsoft Corp's Xbox One, according to a Reuters/ Ipsos poll, as the industry's two leading videogame console makers prepare to do battle this holiday season.
Indian equities led the rest of Asia lower on the final trading day of the week after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) unexpectedly raised its policy interest rate.
Former Nintendo President Hiroshi Yamauchi, who built the company into a video game giant, died on Thursday of pneumonia. He was 85.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Take-Two Interactive Software Inc racked up a better-than-expected $800 million in first-day retail sales of "Grand Theft Auto V," the fifth installment of the lucrative franchise, which went on sale around the world on Tuesday.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Take-Two Interactive Software Inc racked up $800 million in first-day retail sales of Grand Theft Auto V, the fifth installment of the lucrative franchise that went on sale around the world on Tuesday. Sales of $800 million would translate to 13 million to 14 million units of the game sold, according to analysts.
Asian stocks took a breather from this week's rally on Wednesday after President Obama confirmed that a Congressional vote to take military action in Syria will be postponed.
Video game stocks are heating up in anticipation of upcoming product launches. Doug Creutz, Cowen & Company, and Tina Amini, Kotaku, share how to play the video game market.
*Earthquake hits eastern Japan, has little effect. TOKYO, Sept 4- The Nikkei average retreated from a near three-week high on Wednesday morning, hit by profit-taking after recent big gains, with many investors on the sidelines ahead of key events in coming days.
Japan's benchmark index led Asian stocks higher on Tuesday as dollar-yen flirted with the key 100-level while better-than-expected manufacturing data in Europe and China lifted confidence in the global economic recovery.
Nintendo hopes to revive its sluggish sales by cutting the price of its Wii U by $50. Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo America president and COO, joins to discuss what is behind the price cut.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 28- Nintendo Co Ltd plans to offer a new handheld gaming device and a $50 discount on its most expensive Wii U console in North America and Europe, to compete with rivals Microsoft Corp and Sony Corp as they prepare to release new hardware.
The Japanese game maker will launch an inexpensive handheld gaming device and offer a $50 discount on the 32GB Wii U in North America and Europe this holiday season.
Asian equities followed global stock markets lower on Wednesday amid escalating worries over a potential U.S. military strike against Syria.
China stocks outperformed Asian equity markets on Monday on economic optimism while sentiment in other Asian shares rose after weak U.S. data soothed fears that the Federal Reserve would reduce its stimulus program anytime soon.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 23- Microsoft Corp CEO Steve Ballmer unexpectedly announced on Friday that he would retire in 2014, 13 years after he took over the dominant personal computer software company and tried to steer it into growing markets like video games, portable music players, smartphones and tablets.
Asian stocks closed mostly higher on Friday, tracking gains in global equity markets as upbeat manufacturing data offset fears about a reduction in U.S. monetary stimulus but Chinese shares bucked the trend ahead of earnings results next week.
*Sony and Microsoft go head-to-head with new consoles. COLOGNE, Germany, Aug 22- "New heroes are here", proclaims a poster for Microsoft's and Sony's new gaming consoles at the entrance of the Gamescom trade fair, reflecting hopes that a battle over the devices will boost the declining videogames industry.
In the months since Microsoft first introduced the video game system, the company has made four major policy reversals—and there's no telling if it's done yet.