Friday 23 September 2016
Digitimes Research: Shipments of VR video-enabled smartphones, bundled VR devices to soar in 4Q16
The penetration rate of VR-enabled smartphones and tablets, as well as shipments of VR devices bundled with gaming consoles or PCs will continue to soar in the fourth quarter of 2016,...
Thursday 25 August 2016
Taiwan supply chain makers to benefit from release of PS4 Neo, PS4 Slim, says paper
Taiwan-based makers in Sony's PlayStation supply chain, particularly lens maker Kinko Optical and ODMs Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron, will benefit significantly from the planned...
Wednesday 3 December 2014
Digitimes Research: PS4, Xbox One shipments estimated at 14 million, 11 million respectively in 2015
There will be 14 million PlayStation 4 (PS4) consoles shipped globally in 2015 to reach cumulative shipments of 31.5 million units and 11 million Xbox One consoles to reach 23.7 million...
Thursday 30 October 2014
Commentary: Calculating the cost of GamerGate, many losers, 2 potential big winners
Concerns raised in a previous report that allowing the schism between the gaming press and their core audience to fester could lead to real economic impacts for the gaming industry...
Tuesday 9 September 2014
Commentary: Time is running out for console makers to clean up GamerGate
A battle, which has been given the title #GamerGate on social media, between gamers and the gaming press has been ongoing for three weeks and is showing only minimal signs of losing...
Wednesday 7 May 2014
Kinko Optical sees April revenues decrease
Taiwan-based lens kit maker Kinko Optical on May 7 reported consolidated revenues of NT$377 million (US$12.5 million) for April, slipping 3.79% on month and 13.43% on year, and NT$1.424...
Wednesday 12 March 2014
Component suppliers see strong games console orders for 2Q14
As competition between the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One continues to heat up, their upstream component suppliers are seeing strong growth in orders in March and expect shipments...
Thursday 20 February 2014
PlayStation 4 sales surpass 5.3 million worldwide, says Sony
Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) has announced that PlayStation 4 sales have reached more than 5.3 million units around the world as of February 8, 2014.
Wednesday 8 January 2014
CES 2014: Sony executive claims PS4 outsold Xbox One in 2013
After Microsoft's announcement that it sold over three million Xbox Ones in 2013, Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House revealed at CES 2014 that the company had sold about...
Monday 6 January 2014
Sony to offer MOD service from CHT on PS4
Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) Taiwan reportedly will cooperate with Taiwan's largest telecom carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to add the carrier's Multimedia on Demand (MOD) service...
Tuesday 24 December 2013
Microsoft and Sony competing over local multimedia content services on PS4 and Xbox One
Microsoft has recently signed contracts with four multimedia content providers in the Greater China region, aiming to provide related services for its Xbox One and Xbox 360 game consoles,...
Wednesday 18 December 2013
AMD aims to hike global DIY market share; updates 2014 roadmap
AMD has been enhancing the marketing of its processors in DIY markets and aims to increase its global DIY market share from about 30% currently to 40%, and to reach a DIY market share...
Wednesday 4 December 2013
Upstream supply chain to see strong orders for Xbox One and PS4 components in 1Q14
Component shipments for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (PS4) are expected to stay strong in the first quarter of 2014 as demand for the games consoles continues to rise, according to...
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Sony nears breakeven point on PlayStation 4 hardware costs, says IHS
For the past seven years, Sony has offered various revisions of the PlayStation 3 console, many of which were sold at a loss. However, with the new PlayStation 4, Sony has produced...
Wednesday 20 November 2013
Taiwan PS4 component makers at full capacity
Taiwan-based makers of PlayStation 4 components have fully utilized their production capacities and, in view of better than expected sales in North America and booming pre-orders...