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PS4 and Vita get second Chinese launch date

The nod has again been given for PS4 and PlayStation Vita to go on sale in China. The Verge reports that both consoles will be released on March 20th at the price they were originally announced at – CY 2,899 (307) for the PS4 and CY 1,299 (138) for Vita. …

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Chinese mobile games giant Allstar plots £2.6m UK invasion

Chinese mobile games publisher Allstar Games will launch in the UK this year, and is splashing $4m (2.6m) on the venture. The firm’s debut release will be mobile action strategy title Allstar Heroes for iOS and Android. The $4m spend is designed to promote both Allstar Games and Allstar Heroes. …

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China exclusive Angry Birds game in the works

Finnish powerhouse Rovio has teamed up with Beijing Kunlun Tech to bring its popular Angry Birds franchise to China. The Chinese gaming firm will be collaborating with Rovio on launching Angry Birds titles that have been developed specifically for its home market. This is the first time Rovio has worked …

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Take-Two CEO on unannounced games, buying studios, WWE and the power of GTA Online

For years, Take-Two’s business has been built on the boxed games market. Yet, with the arrival of Grand Theft Auto Online and the firm’s efforts in Asia, the company has become a digital powerhouse. What does this transition mean for retail? We ask Take-Two CEO Strauss Zelnick Your latest financial …

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Chinese telco giant Snail Games to launch new OBox console in UK next year

Watch out Microsoft and Sony, one of China’s biggest games companies will launch its first console in Europe in early 2016. Snail Games is China’s fifth largest mobile phone service provider and the firm behind hit MMO Age of Wushu, which attracts over 5.5m monthly players. Now, the company is …

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Ouya scores $10m Alibaba investment – report

Microconsole maker Ouya has reportedly struck a $10m investment deal with Chinese internet firm Alibaba. The Wall Street Journal indicates that Alibaba’s investment is part of a push into China’s budding console market. According to people familiar with the matter,” the two businesses have agreed on a deal that will …

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China to greenlight nationwide console sales after Shanghai trial success

The sale of games consoles is to be rolled out across the whole of China, it is claimed. Bloomberg reports that the trial period of selling console’s in the Shanghai free trade zone has been deemed a success, and local governments have now been instructed to draft rules to facilitate …

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