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Nintendo teams up with distributor to bring DS to Taiwan

For all of you in Taiwan who have relied on non-official distribution to satisfy your need for Nintendo, know that a new third-party distributor has made a deal with Nintendo to supply the region with video games from the Kyoto-based company. FarEasTone (FET) will be teaming up with Nintendo to...

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Microsoft drops price of Xbox 360 in Asia

Microsoft has dropped the price of its Xbox 360 in four Asian markets: Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan (via Bloomberg). According to Microsoft executive Jeff Bell, price reductions in Europe caused sales of the hardware there to almost double. Here are the price drops reported by...

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Wii heads to Taiwan (officially)

We're going to rep the set for our homies in Taiwan for a second, letting them know that they can floss their own Wii come Q2 of this year when Nintendo bangs on their set. Distribution will be handled by Hakuyu and Weblink International. This isn't to say the console is just becoming available to...

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EA gets Warhammer Online ready for Asian market

EA is getting all its orcs, elves and other fantasy creatures in a row over in Asia for the eventual release of EA Mythic's Warhammer Online. EA announced that it has entered into an agreement with GigaMedia to launch and operate WAR in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Working with the team at EA...

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DS Style screens for travelers

Screens of three new Square Enix DS "games" have made it to Famitsu. Before you get too excited, these are not new RPGs or anything, but rather three of the World Walking programs in Square Enix's DS Style series. There's sort of an upper bound to the enthusiasm that can be generated by maps, unless...

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Get serious with new DS Style screens

We're expecting a load of news when the Square Enix Party starts. For now, we've got new screens from the DS Style series, which is obviously too serious for parties. Specifically, new screens were released of Flower Blooming DS: Gardening Life, Shall We Listen to Classical Music on the DS?, and...

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Foxconn production: Not enough for Wii, plenty for PS3?

Taiwan's DigiTimes is reporting today that Foxconn Precision Components is set to "begin volume production of PS3 in the second half of 2007 in order to meet strong demand in the upcoming peak season." Foxconn, Foxconn ... why does that name sound so familiar? Oh yeah, they're the company that...

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Square Enix brings lifestyle titles to DS

Continuing its praiseworthy support for the Nintendo DS, Square Enix has announced DS Style, a new line of software for the casual gaming audience. According to the latest issue of Famitsu, the company is venturing away from its RPG franchises for a moment, focusing instead on leisure activities...

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The NCC allows the Wii in

Apparently, travelers to the Taipei, Taiwan airport over the last few months, whilst carrying a Nintendo Wii, have had their console confiscated. The console is no doubt destined for a cold chair in a dark room, to be interrogated under a single light, confessing to numerous crimes. "I let them ......

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Microsoft celebrates Year of the Boar with boring bundles

Microsoft is ushering in the (Lunar) New Year with a pair of discounted Xbox 360 game packs. One set includes Project Gotham Racing 3 and Ridge Racer 6; the other, Dead or Alive 4 and Dead or Alive Xtreme 2. The 'Year of the Boar' branded bundles are being sold in Taiwan, where Xbox 360 launched...

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