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Nintendo, Sony and EA heading to GC Asia

With Leipzig still in recent memory, Nintendo, Sony and Electronic Arts have all announced that they will be attending this year's Games Convention Asia in Singapore. According to the press release (via MCV), Nintendo will use the show to launch the Wii console in the island nation. Electronic Arts...

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Dropcast: The first made-in-Singapore game for the DS

When we last heard from Mikoishi Studio (Phoenix Wright cell phone port), the Singapore-based developer was putting together an unnamed MMO for the DS. We're not sure if those ambitious plans have since been abandoned, but the company has just announced that another of its DS titles will be...

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Rumor: The Darkness is the banned in Singapore

A Singapore based game website says The Darkness is banned in that country. They report that the "distributor responsible for bringing in games from 2K" says the title has been officially banned for "excessive violence." The same website reports that another 2K game, BioShock, is also on the...

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PS3 launches in Singapore -- congratulations!

This is just a nod towards another place that finally gets its hands on the PlayStation 3. Singapore has been waiting for the console for a while now, almost as long as Europe. Singapore will put back about S$799 for the 60GB model of the system and that's apparently the cheapest price for the...

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Microsoft asks what's wrong with Asian gamers [update 1]

Marketing rule #1: If you want people to want your product, imply that not wanting it is somehow abnormal. That seems to be the idea behind WhatsWrongWithU.com, a site promoting the Xbox 360 in Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Korea. The English version (for Singapore) starts things off by posting...

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Mini Cooper pimped 360 style

For a Singapore contest, now finished, the above Mini Cooper was parked in secret location and those who found the car could play PGR3 and potentially win an Xbox 360 bundle. Sister site Xbox 360 Fanboy found this on their Flickr feed and discovered its origin. The Flickr account in question...

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GC 2007: Leipzig dated, Singapore unveiled

The 2007 Leipzig Games Convention will take place at the Leipzig Messe (same venue as this year) from August 22 to 26, according to GamesIndustry.biz. Additionally, a Games Convention Asia has been unveiled for September 7 through 9 at the Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition...

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Play against your pets in virtual reality

If you've ever wanted to play something more meaningful than "Fetch!" with your pets, this research project might prove just the thing. A collaboration between the Emerging Art and Architecture Research Group and the Mixed Reality Lab, Singapore, Mice Arena allows your hamster to chase you...

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Giant 360 launch in Asia

Microsoft launched the Xbox 360 in Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan yesterday, causing productivity to plummet among the hard working and good at math. Gamerscore Blog has pics of the kick-off events. In a surprise move, the Xbox 360s being sold in this region (see photo at right) are apparently 10...

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360 priced for Hong Kong and Taiwan

Microsoft's John Porcaro has the launch prices of the Xbox 360 in Hong Kong and Taiwan, where it is due to go on sale March 2. Both versions will be available, with the Core System retailing for $300 and the Xbox 360 System for $380. He also reminds us of the upcoming launches: February 2:...

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