Headsets latest buzz in gaming

Jun 13, 2014

Headsets latest buzz in gaming

by Glenn Chapman

A street luge rider races down a winding mountain road, zips under a truck and through a curve and into the path of an oncoming car. The vulnerable rider whips his upper body to one side in a futile bid to evade impact. The ...

Sony pins hopes on gaming unit to shore up profits

Jun 11, 2014

Sony pins hopes on gaming unit to shore up profits

by Keiichiro Otsuka

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.’s release of a plethora of software titles in the coming month for the PlayStation 4 will be followed closely by its financially struggling parent company. As the 2014 Electronics Entertainment Expo, or E3, opened Tuesday, Sony Corp. is betting that ...

Nintendo's new 'Mario Kart 8' defies gravity

May 30, 2014

Nintendo's new 'Mario Kart 8' defies gravity

by Lou Kesten

“Mario Kart” is one of those rare video game series that truly everyone in the family can enjoy. Little kids love its energy and silliness, while even the grouchiest geezer can figure out how to drive a go-kart. Heck, even Tony Soprano played it. ...

Nintendo to target emerging markets in '15

May 8, 2014

Nintendo to target emerging markets in '15

by Takashi Amano and Aaron Clark

Nintendo, which has been struggling to win over consumers with its latest generation of game consoles, plans to expand in emerging markets with new devices starting next year. The Kyoto-based company will develop completely new game machines for emerging markets rather than sell cheaper ...

Bogus game apps new woe for Nintendo

Feb 23, 2014

Bogus game apps new woe for Nintendo

Nintendo Co. isn’t offering Super Mario games on smartphones. Other people are. A game called “Super Mario” has been available to download on Baidu Inc.’s 91 Wireless online application store in China and was available on Samsung Electronics Co.’s online China app store by ...