E3: Electronic Entertainment Expo 2013


  • Nintendo CEO Takes the Blame for Poor Wii U Sales Thursday, 13 Jun 2013 | 10:53 AM ET
    A Nintendo Wii U touch-screen controller displaying the "Super Mario Bros." game

    A one-on-one interview with Nintendo's global CEO Satoru Iwata on the lackluster performance of the Wii U and what the company plans to do to turn around sales and engagement.

  • Gaming: Putting the Belarus War Machine on the Map Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 2:10 PM ET
    "World of Tanks" game

    Is Wargaming, the maker of free-to-play strategy games, surpassing Activision, Electronic Arts, Take-Two Interactive Software and Ubisoft?

  • 'Call of Duty' May Be Facing Its Biggest Battle Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 | 10:58 AM ET
    'Call of Duty Ghosts'

    In the videogame world, there is no bigger behemoth than "Call of Duty." Until now. Can the 10-year-old franchise hold its own against this year's other new releases?

  • Microsoft May Have Flubbed Xbox One Price Game Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 7:57 AM ET
    Microsoft's Xbox One.

    Microsoft spent more than 90 minutes showcasing the Xbox One—but only one moment made the entire crowd gasp. The announcement of its price.

  • Sony Sparks Price War With PS4 Priced at $399 Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 2:03 AM ET

    Sony unveiled its next generation console priced at $399 on Monday, undercutting its rival Xbox, which had been launched just a few hours earlier, by $100.

  • 2013's Best Selling Games—So Far Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 2:42 PM ET

    While video game sales have been unpredictable, the best seller rankings continue to be dominated by mega-hit franchises. See which titles are topping the charts.

  • Xbox One at $499: Would You Buy It? Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 6:45 PM ET
    Microsoft's Xbox One.

    As the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) kicks off Tuesday, focus is on new launches from big players, such as Microsoft's much-hyped Xbox One. CNBC speaks to Alan Bowman, Regional Vice President of Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft Asia Pacific.

  • Tapping China's Gaming Gold Mine Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 3:23 PM ET
    A chinese man plays online games at an internet cafe in Beijing.

    The U.S. is the profit center of the video game sector. But if current trends continue, China may take that title.

  • At E3 Trade Show, Hoping for a Video Game Rebound Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 12:11 PM ET
    A woman works her abs while playing the 'Core Luge' game from Wii Fit U from the new Wii U console on the third day of the E3 videogame extravaganza in Los Angeles on June7, 2012 in California.

    As publishers and console makers in the video game industry gather in Los Angeles for E3, sector players are hoping for a lift ahead of the usual holiday push.

  • Hot 2013 Video Games, Bucking the Down Trend Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 1:32 PM ET
    A gamer hugs her boyfriend as they wait for midnight to buy 'Call Of Duty: Black Ops II,' Activision's news release in the 'Call of Duty' series, at a Game Stop store in Universal City, California

    Although video game sales are down, select titles have managed to stand out, capturing players' imagination and cash. Plus, the one, big gaming catalyst on the horizon.

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