Sony's Yoshida affirms faith in indie developers

Jul 25, 2015

Sony's Yoshida affirms faith in indie developers

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Shuhei Yoshida, the bespectacled president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios, didn’t attend the BitSummit independent game festival in Kyoto on July 11 simply to deliver a speech and reaffirm Sony’s commitment to indie developers — he wanted to try out some games. And ...

Sony's PS4 hits China but with few games

Mar 20, 2015

Sony's PS4 hits China but with few games

The PlayStation 4 debuted Friday in China, but with few games and bare-bone online services as Sony navigates tight censorship rules to get a toehold in the world’s biggest gaming market. While the Chinese consoles are physically identical to those Sony sells worldwide, they ...

'Grand Theft Auto V' hits streets in brash debut

Sep 18, 2013

'Grand Theft Auto V' hits streets in brash debut

Fans of “Grand Theft Auto V” on Tuesday got their first chance to play the latest version of the brutally violent blockbuster video game franchise after many lined up for hours to buy it. Rockstar Games spent five years crafting the title with a ...

Jan 7, 2007

Shogi: basics of the game

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The board used in shogi is a grid of nine squares by nine squares. Each player starts with 20 wedge-shaped pieces, called koma, on which the name of the piece is inscribed in kanji (Chinese characters). The names and number of the pieces, in ...