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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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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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Yeah, Taiwan sold out of PS3's, but...

Yeah, yeah. We know that Taiwan sold out and we're well aware that they probably didn't get a very large number of units. But speculations abounded as to the actual number of units. In fact, kayzai and Andir2.0 were exactly right -- 500 units. Interestingly, only 150 will be available during a...

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PS3 to hit Taiwan, Hong Kong Nov. 17

The websites for Sony Hong Kong and Taiwan confirm that the Playstation 3 will launch in both territories on Nov. 17, the same day the system hits North America and six days after it hits Japan. Only the 60GB version will be available initially for NT$17,980 and HK$3,780 respectively, with the 20GB...

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PS3's reallocated to Hong Kong and Taiwan

You guys implied it, now we supply it -- the news about the drop of PS3's allocated to Japan and the rumors of redistribution elsewhere. Related? Well, it's not a rumor anymore! On November 17th, the same day North America gets to try to get their hands on the PS3 (but about 12 hours sooner), so too...

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New price cut rumor? Put it on the pile...

"Xbox 360 to receive price cut by Christmas," that old chestnut that refuses to die, has reared its ugly head once again. This time the news comes from Taiwanese manufacturers who claim that Microsoft has negotiated a lower cost for 360 production and will reduce the retail price of 360s by US $100....

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PS3 begins production in Taiwan

According to Chinese-language outlets Apple Daily and Commercial Times, Taiwanese manufacturer Asustek Computer began shipping PlayStation 3 consoles in "small volume" in early July. The papers report Asustek recieved 200,000 component sets in June, inferring Asus could have produced as many as...

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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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Sony to strut PS3 at the other TGS?

Sony is devoting one quarter of its booth space at the Taipei Game Show (the other TGS) to the PlayStation 3, according to the Chinese-language Commercial Times. It is not clear if Sony intends on displaying the unit behind glass, with nothing playable and no demos, similar to the console's...

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