Thursday 4 October 2012
Shipments of Wii U to continue until 1H13, say Taiwan makers
Shipments of Nintendo's new Wii U games console began in August, increased in September, and are expected to peak in November, with monthly shipments expected to remain at high levels...
Thursday 20 September 2012
Pixart to meet 3Q12 guidance
CMOS image sensor maker Pixart Imaging is expected to see its third-quarter revenue performance meet with its guidance for a 40-50% on-quarter growth, buoyed by shipments of chips...
Wednesday 12 September 2012
Pixart looks to strong shipment growth on release of Wii U console
With Nintendo scheduled to unveil more details about its next-generation console, the Wii U, on September 13, industry watchers expect Pixart Imaging, which supplies chips for Wii...
Thursday 8 December 2011
Macronix raises guidance for 4Q11
Macronix International has raised its guidance for the fourth quarter of 2011, thanks to brisk sales of its ROM chips used in handheld games consoles.
Tuesday 7 June 2011
New Wii console launch to boost Pixart revenues, profits in 2H11
IC design house Pixart Imaging, a major supplier of sensors for Nintendo's Wii consoles, is expected to see its revenues amd profits stage a major uptick starting the third quarter...
Monday 25 April 2011
Foxconn to be exclusive maker of Nintendo Wii 2, says paper
Taiwan-based EMS provider Foxconn (Hon Hai Precision Industry) will exclusively assemble Wii 2, a next-generation games console featuring body-sensing control like Kinect, for Nintendo,...
Friday 18 June 2010
Jentech ships thermal heat spreaders for Xbox 360
Taiwan-based Jentech Precision Industrial, a supplier of thermal heat spreaders for game consoles, has recently started shipping to Microsoft for its new Xbox 360 console and expects...
Monday 14 December 2009
Taiwan market: Nintendo launches Wii Sports Resort Chinese version
Nintendo on December 12 launched the Chinese-version of Wii Sports Resort in Taiwan. A full set comprising a Wii console, a controller, and the new game with a Wii Motion Plus is...
Thursday 10 December 2009
Black Friday PS3 sales spur return to growth for video game consoles, says iSuppli
A strong rise in US sales of Sony PlayStation 3 during the week of Black Friday is expected to help the global video game console market to return to growth during the fourth quarter,...
Friday 25 September 2009
Pixart expected to raise 3Q09 forecast due to Nintendo Wii price cut
Pixart Imaging, the sensor supplier for the Nintendo Wii, may raise its third-quarter financial forecast thanks to the recently announced price reduction of the games console, market...
Wednesday 29 April 2009
China market: Consumer IC design house Generalplus to offer Wii-like solutions
Generalplus Technology, a subsidiary of Sunplus technology, has said it will kick off volume shipments of gaming solutions for Wii-like games consoles to the China market in May or...
Thursday 12 March 2009
AMD ships 50 millionth GPU to Nintendo for Wii
AMD has announced that is has shipped the 50 millionth ATI Hollywood graphics processor for Nintendo's Wii games console.
Wednesday 18 February 2009
IC design house Pixart 1Q09 revenues expected to fall 35-40%
Pixart Imaging, the Taiwan-based IC design house that supplies solutions for Nintendo's Wiimote controllers, will likely suffer a sales decline of 35-40% sequentially in the first...
Friday 26 December 2008
Nintendo increases orders to InvenSense
Nintendo has placed extra orders with its component supplier InvenSense and has already forwarded part of the payment in advance, which is an indication of strong growth for the Japanese...
Thursday 18 December 2008
Chicony negotiating for PlayStation 3 power supply orders
Chicony Electronics is aggressively trying to land power supply orders for the PlayStation 3 from Sony and expects to hear good news about the deal in 2009, according to the compan...