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China bootlegs Hearthstone cards into the real world

Blizzard has yet to release Hearthstone cards outside of their native virtual playground, but where American corporations fail, Chinese bootleggers are more than happy to step in. Games In Asia has a lengthy report on a knock-off Chinese Hearthstone game, though "knock-off" doesn't properly desc...

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Chinese Xbox One launch bumped to end of September

Following a recent, unexpected delay, Microsoft has moved the Chinese launch of its Xbox One console from September 23 - today - to September 29. That news comes courtesy of Engadget Chinese, which points out that September 29 falls right before a long holiday weekend, allowing new Xbox One owne...

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Xbox One launch in China delayed, due before 2015

Following the lift of China's ban on gaming consoles in January, Microsoft poised itself to introduce the nation to the Xbox One on September 23. China should have said "No take backs!" however, as that specific launch date has now given way to a general "by the end of this year" launch window, acc...

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Xbox One launches in China on September 23

Microsoft is set to be the first company to launch a foreign console in China since the country lifted its 14-year ban on them back in January. Microsoft and BesTV announced a September 23 launch for the Xbox One today, with the system available at a starting price of ¥3,699 RMB, converting to ...

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Report: China Telecom opens Xbox One sales in September

Microsoft's Xbox One console will go on sale in China this September, thanks to a newly-announced agreement with the country's third-largest telecommunications firm China Telecom Corp Ltd. According to Reuters, this arrangement will make the Xbox One the first gaming machine to be officially sol...

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Oculus VR suspends Rift sales in China due to scalpers

Despite hardware refinements and positive impressions, the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is not yet intended for consumers. That hasn't stopped VR enthusiasts from wanting to snatch up the device ASAP though, and where there is demand, there will be people seeking (not always legitimate) supp...

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Perfect World prepping 3 games for Xbox One China launch

Chinese publisher Perfect World hopes to be among the first studios on Xbox One when it launches in China in September, Chief Executive Robert Xiao told GamesBeat. Perfect World has three studios working on projects for the Xbox One's Chinese launch....

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PlayStation heads for China

Sony is the next console manufacturer to seek untapped fortunes in China, with agreements in place to bring its PlayStation products to the country. The company is setting up joint ventures with the Shanghai Oriental Pearl Group, one to produce hardware and the other software. Sony Computer Enterta...

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NBA 2K Online reaches 19 million registered ballers in China

While Take-Two was busy counting its fat stacks of cash following its healthy fiscal 2014 financial report, it also noted milestones in its collaborative efforts overseas. Namely, CEO Strauss Zelnick revealed during the company's call with investors today that "usage and player engagement with NBA ...

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Nintendo plans to approach emerging markets with new hardware

Rather than releasing the Wii U, 3DS or cheaper versions thereof, Nintendo plans to bring new hardware to emerging markets such as China starting next year. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata told Reuters the systems will be targeted at consumers with less gaming experience and income, compared to the compa...

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