Taipei Game Show names candidates for Indie Game Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A total of 22 new computer games have won nominations for the Indie Game Awards to be presented later this month at the Taipei Game Show. In order to promote more independent...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MAY FACING NO-CONFIDENCE VOTE IN UK British politics is t...

"Little League for esports" hopes to organize youth gaming

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Christian Pineda plays a lot of video games, but he's best at "Minecraft." Hunched over a laptop in the front row of a half-full movie theater last month, the 13-year-old eag...

The Latest: Suspect in fatal Kansas hoax call pleads guilty

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a California man accused of making a hoax call that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man (all times local): 4 p.m. A Californ...

Form Audible to Whole Foods: A look at Amazon's empire

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is hard to escape. Whether you've bought shoes at Zappos, picked up milk at Whole Foods or listened to an audiobook on Audible, you've been caught up in Amazon...

Suspect in deadly hoax call to change plea in federal court

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A California man accused of making a hoax phone call that led police to fatally shoot an unarmed man last year in Wichita will be in federal court to enter new pleas. ...

A gamers’ dream come true- ‘cockpit’ gaming chair by Taiwan’s Acer now on sale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For those seeking the ultimate gaming experience, Acer’s cockpit-like “Predator Thronos” gaming chair may be their dream come true. The product, unveiled...

China's Tencent partners with law enforcement to limit online gameplay for minors 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In response to criticism from the public and the Chinese government, the Chinese tech giant Tencent is responding by increasing monitoring and identity verification measur...

Taiwan hosts 2nd biggest Pokémon GO event in world, rakes in NT$1.5 billion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At total of 1.01 million people visited the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan and brought in NT$1.5 billion (US$48 million) in business to the local economy over the cours...

Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan draws 500,000 trainers, rakes in NT$500 million

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event, which wraps up in Tainan, Taiwan today, has attracted over 500,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players) and bro...

Kaohsiung, Taiwan preparing for Intl. Esports Federation 2018 World Championship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Southern Taiwan is preparing to host the 2018 World Championship tournament of the International Esports Federation (IeSF) in Kaohsiung from Nov. 9 to Nov. 11. More tha...

Taiwanese man plays Pokémon GO on 15 smartphones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - How many phones do you need to play a proper game of  Pokémon GO? The answer is 15, if you are Chen San-yuan (陳三元), a 70-year-old man who traveled especially...

65,000 trainers attend opening day of Pokémon GO event in southern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Over 65,000 trainers (Pokémon GO players), including foreigners, attended the opening day of the Pokémon GO Safari Zone event yesterday (Nov. 1) in the ...

Pokémon GO event launches in Tainan, Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A five-day Pokémon GO Safari Zone event kicked off in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan at 10:30 a.m. this morning. According to an announcement by...

Pokémon GO event coming to Tainan, Taiwan tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Pokémon GO Safari Zone event is going to be held in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan tomorrow (Nov. 1), announced the Pokémon GO Live website on ...