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Microsoft Searching For An Xbox Angel

By Spencer . July 14, 2009 . 6:20am

Major Nelson has a lot of reach, but due to language barriers he can’t be the Xbox spokesperson for, say, Taiwan. So, Taiwan is getting their own figurehead — an Xbox Angel.

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Sony Partners With MMO Studio For An Online PlayStation 3 Game

By Spencer . July 1, 2009 . 10:39am

Sony Computer Entertainment Taiwan is funding first party titles and they commissioned Yeck Entertainment for PSP and PlayStation 3 work.

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Star Ball: An Arcade Game Where You Pelt Streakers With Balls

By Spencer . March 6, 2009 . 11:19am

Never thought I would write that headline, but here we are looking at a Taiwanese developed arcade game called Star Ball. The game is like Konami’s Gashaaaan, which has players lob ball pit balls at a screen. It’s a shooting gallery of sorts, but with plastic balls instead of a light gun.   Star Ball […]

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Sega Licenses Genesis Roms To Taiwan Bus Company

By Spencer . March 3, 2009 . 12:45pm

All of the Sega Genesis collections show Sega isn’t ashamed to profit of their history. Sega isn’t afraid to license their history to third party companies like Blaze either. A Taiwanese bus company got in on the action and put Genesis ROMs like Sonic & Knuckles, Golden Axe 2, and Alien Storm in their on […]

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Mario & Luigi Visit The World’s Tallest Building

By Spencer . March 2, 2009 . 7:02pm

Taipei 101 is a major tourist attraction in Taiwan and the world’s tallest building coming in at 508 meters high. You know what you expect to see there? An amazing view.   You know what you don’t expect to see there? Anything related to video games. Especially, not Nintendo video games since Nintendo barely has […]

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Xenjo Online, Taiwan’s Xbox 360 MMO

By Spencer . January 28, 2008 . 12:57pm

Soft-World, the company who published World of Warcraft in Taiwan, is developing another microtransaction supported virtual world. However, Xenjo Online is notable because it’s the company’s first cross platform MMO. On top of the PC version set to come out later this year Soft-World plans to release an Xbox 360 version in 2009. Few original […]

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Asia gets Sony’s “Red Treasure” and a window for echochrome

By Spencer . January 25, 2008 . 5:57am

At the Taipei Game Show, Sony draped the curtains on a limited edition PlayStation 2 set to arrive in stores on February 4 in Asia. The new color, Akai Takara Kurenai, or (loosely) Crimson Red Treasure comes out just in time for Lunar New Year. While it superficially feels like the PlayStation 2’s days are […]

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