China Mobile Game Tops PC Games

China Mobile Game Tops PC Games

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 China mobile game players at 521 million, while the number of PC game players was only 484 million. .....
PlayStation 4 Sales Up to 50 Million

PlayStation 4 Sales Up to 50 Million

As of December 6, 50 million PlayStation 4s have been sold through worldwide. Global PlayStation 4 sales topped 40 million units back on May 22, so 10 million of the systems have been purchased by consumers during the last five and a half months. .....
Nintendo Departs Brazil Game Market

Nintendo Departs Brazil Game Market

JAN. 13, 2015 • Citing high import duties, Nintendo of America announced it was withdrawing entirely from the Brazil game market for now. The gamemaker said it made the decision because its current distribution model was “unsustainable.” Nintendo’s partner in the country is Gaming do Brasil, which has been instructed to no longer distribute Nintendo consoles or games in the country. There are no changes to Nintendo distribution in other Latin A.....
Sony’s Long Road to A Surprising Price

Sony’s Long Road to A Surprising Price

So now we have a price and boy is it a doozy: $600 for a PlayStation 3 (Ok, the cheapstakes out there can buy a watered down version for $500). Frankly we are shocked, not so much at the price which Sony had telegraphed was going to be high, but more at what the timing of the announcement says about where Sony is going. .....