China online quiz craze lures prize seekers, tech giants

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.
PHOTO: AFP

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

'Lady Beast' fights for girl gamers in Japan

This photo taken on September 21, 2017, shows star game players fight at an eSports game event at the Tokyo Game Show in Chiba City, in suburban Tokyo. PHOTO: AFP

Yuko Momoch­i was Japan's first female profes­sional gamer and now spends her time search­ing for female talent­

Angry Birds maker's profits sink despite jump in sales

Rovio CEO Kati Levoranta and Nasdaq Helsinki President Henrik Husman shake hands ahead of Rovio's bourse debut in Espoo, Finland September 29, 2017. 
PHOTO: REUTERS

The compan­y also runs 'Angry Birds' theme parks in severa­l countr­ies, includ­ing Finlan­d, China and Spain

Age of Empires IV is coming to PC and the trailer looks amazing

There’s not much information available about release of the game or where Age of Empires IV will fit into this history.

There’s not much inform­ation about the releas­e of the game or where Age of Empire­s IV will fit into this histor­y

Pokemon Go fans join giant Pikachus at Yokohama festival

Women take a selfie in front of a large Pikachu figure at a Pokemon Go Park event in Yokohama, Japan August 9, 2017 .PHOTO: REUTERS

Festiv­al featur­es a total of 15,000 Pikach­us and will end on August 15

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