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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.
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.
With video games and consoles topping many holiday wish lists, it's no surprise that accessories manufacturers scurried in the fourth quarter to bring their wares for accompaniment. Those who received new consoles as holiday gifts will also find many attachments in 2010 that can be used with their new devices.
Here are some of the recently introduced gaming accessories, along with some that will make their debut at International CES, to be held in Las Vegas Jan. 7-10.
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.