Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with 'Dragon Quest'

/ Sep 1, 2014

Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with 'Dragon Quest'

Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale last November in the U.S. and Europe but didn't arrive at stores here until February. Atsushi Morita, appointed head of Sony Computer Entertainment's Japan operations effective Monday, ...

Sony's sales of PlayStation 4 top 10 million units worldwide

/ Aug 13, 2014

Sony's sales of PlayStation 4 top 10 million units worldwide

Global cumulative sales of the PlayStation 4 home gaming console topped 10 million units as of Sunday, Sony Corp.'s gaming unit said Wednesday. Sony, which has been struggling to rebuild its electronics business, is positioning the gaming sector as a pillar for improving its performance. Since ...

Sony sells 5.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles

/ Feb 19, 2014

Sony sells 5.3 million PlayStation 4 consoles

Sony Corp. has sold more than 5.3 million PlayStation 4s globally, beating its forecast, as it prepares to release the console in Japan this Saturday. The sales were for the period through Feb. 8, the company said in a statement Tuesday. Sony, which released the ...

Nintendo shares surge as China lifts console ban

/ Jan 10, 2014

Nintendo shares surge as China lifts console ban

Nintendo Co., the maker of Wii U game consoles, is riding high in Tokyo trading after China lifted a 13-year ban on gaming machines this week. Nintendo shares rose 4.28 percent Friday to close at ¥16,080. China's ruling State Council temporarily suspended the ban and ...