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Mobile Tops China’s Game Biz

According to China market research firm iResearch, mobile gaming became the largest market segment in the game industry in 2016.  iResearch pegs the number of mobile game players in China at 521 million, while the number of PC game players was only 484 million.
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Radeon Gets Own Group

SEPT. 11, 2015 • This week, Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. created a separate Radeon Technologies Group for its graphics business. The chipmaker is promoting Raja Koduri to lead the new group as senior vice president and chief architect. Koduri was director of advance technology development at ATI Technologies Inc. when it was acquired by AMD in […]

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PS2 Production Ends

JAN. 4, 2013 • On Dec. 28, Famitsu reported that Sony Computer Entertainment had ceased shipping PlayStation 2s to Japanese retailers. All existing inventory in-channel would be sold off until no more remained. No other territories were mentioned in the report, and Sony has remained mum on further details. Today, The Guardian in the U.K. […]

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SCE Sales Up to $2.14B

JULY 30, 2008 • For the first fiscal quarter ending June 30, Sony Corp. reported that Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) saw its sales rise 16.8% to $2.14 billion based on increased sales of its PS3 and PSP hardware compared to the previous year.  More importantly SCE reported operating income of over $50 million, versus a […]

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Moore Says Wii to Match PS2

JULY 21, 2008 • EA Sports president Peter Moore told the Financial Times that he expects the Wii to hold the same market share power in this console generation that the PS2 held in the last.  “It looks to me as if the Wii is going to have at least half the installed base of […]

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