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Tokyo – Sony Computer Entertainment announced Oct. 3 availability of the first games under its PlayStation Mobile initiative, which enables users of PlayStation Certified smartphones and tablets to download games from the PlayStation store.
The service will start in nine countries including Japan, United States, Canada, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and Australia. More countries will follow.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Redmond, Wash. — Nintendo Thursday revealed full details on its Wii U home console and touchscreen Wii U GamePad controller.
The new HD gaming system, which is slated to hit U.S. shelves Nov. 18, will be joined by more than 50 games in the early weeks of release.
SteelSeries has added some new SKUs to its line of professional gaming accessories that are slated for availability in the coming months.
Leading the introductions is the Siberia v2 headset. The successor to SteelSeries' signature Siberia headset, which launched in 2004, the Siberia v2 adds an “invisible” retractable microphone system that pulls out from the left ear-cup, allowing for a more convenient and travel-friendly headset especially for tournament players, the company said.
One need not dig deep to uncover the sad state of affairs of the economy. Consumer electronics, while not hit as hard as many other sectors, has nonetheless been feeling the pinch of the current recession, as evidenced by recent layoffs and dismal earnings reports.
German headset manufacturer Beyerdynamic is rolling out several headphones this month at International CES, held here Jan. 8-11. It is the first time the company is introducing products at CES in more than 20 years, it told TWICE.
The MMX 2 is billed by the company as a robust and light gaming tool that operates via USB port. It includes volume controls for the headphones on the mini inline serial USB converter box and a mute button for the built-in microphone.
Another prominent European accessories brand has entered the U.S. market.
SteelSeries is launching its line of "professional gaming gear" here after successfully grabbing significant market share throughout 75 European and Asian countries since it was founded in 2001.
The Copenhagen, Denmark-based manufacturer is headed up by CEO Bruce Hawver, a former Motorola accessories executive. Hawver brought in Kim Rom, a well-known European gamer, as global marketing VP.
Philips launched amBX-enabled PC gaming peripherals, designed to provide gamers with "full sensory surround experience."
Detailed in graphite and silver, the peripherals include a pair of left and right satellite lights, a pair of left and right satellite 2.1 speaker lights and subwoofer, a pair of desk fans, a wrist rumbler and a directional wall-washer light and controller unit.
Gaming On Wheels is game entertainment center from Atlantic that also is a storage case and portable case. The all-in-one multi-functional unit is designed to be both a central gaming center that stores all gaming essentials, and a “savvy” travel case for wheeling favorite gaming consoles to a from friends' houses.
Three earphone models in the gaming edition line of Shure's new E Series of sound isolating products, scheduled for October shipping, are said to give players the competitive advantage they have been seeking.
Utilizing a sleek look and feel designed to match today's popular portable gaming devices, such as the Sony PSP, the units feature “comfortable” sound-isolating sleeves that contour to the inner ear and naturally seal out background noise.