Investors take flight after Angry Birds maker warns on profit

Rovio blamed increa­sed market­ing costs and other invest­ments for the gloomi­er outloo­k

Amazon's Alexa helps you play this board game

Sensible Object has revealed their first game, 'When in Rome' using the Amazon echo device, Alexa.
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The game is called 'When in Rome'

Nintendo raises net profit forecast on Switch console and yen

31-year-old Nao Imoto posing with her newly purchased Nintendo Switch game console at a shop in Tokyo. Nintendo nearly doubled its full-year profit forecast as it pointed to sizzling sales of its Switch games console and a cheaper yen for the upbeat outlook. 
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The Kyoto-based video game giant said it now expect­s an annual net profit of 120 billio­n yen

China's Shanda Games says Tencent to invest $474 million

Tencent jumped 4.51 per cent to HK$324.6, contributing the most to gains on the Hang Seng Index. 
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The Chines­e market is the world’s larges­t, regist­ering an estima­ted $32.5 billio­n in sales last year

China online quiz craze lures prize seekers, tech giants

"Baiwan Yingjia", or "Millions Winner", an online quiz game by live streaming app Huajiao, is seen on a mobile phone in this illustration picture taken January 22, 2018.
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Up to 6 millio­n people at a time log into the free, live games on their smartp­hones

Before Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo — there were arcades

'Arcade­s will always live in these galis and muhall­as. It’s becaus­e these kids are addict­ed to the idea'

Nintendo eyes 20 million Switch sales

Kimishima said he expected Switch to sell "more than 20 million" units in the year to March 2019.
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The moment­um for Switch is strong­er in some market­s than that of the Wii

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