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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.

The moment­um for Switch is strong­er in some market­s than that of the Wii

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