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Neil Campling, senior analyst at Aviate Global, discusses the drive behind the e-sports industry.
A major scandal is erupting in the multibillion-dollar industry of fantasy sports, the New York Times reports.
Videogames publisher Activision is creating an e-sports league for “Call of Duty,” the first-person shooter, with a prize pot of $3 million.
Perform Group to launch a livestreaming sports service. Major soccer leagues and the NFL have signed on.
DraftKings – a fantasy sports service where users can compete for cash in leagues such as the NBA and NFL – has launched an offering for e-sports.
Sony has slashed the price of its PlayStation 4 games console by over 12 percent in its Japanese home market — and finally given a name to its virtual reality gaming headset.
Nintendo has appointed a new president following the death of its former boss as it tackles the challenge of pushing into mobile.
Millions of kids play this popular game that educators say builds 21st-century skills in science, technology, engineering and math.
Nintendo's enormously successful Pokémon franchise is coming to mobile devices in a free-to-play, augmented reality game due in 2016.
Ubisoft, the maker of video games including "Assassin's Creed" and "Just Dance," plans to build a games-themed amusement park in Malaysia.
Markus Persson bemoaned the loneliness, isolation and lack of motivation that large wealth can create.
The Google-owned video site has planned to go to head to head with videogame streaming service Twitch for some time.
The video game industry is getting set to kick off its busiest three months of the year.
Ever imagined being locked in a room and challenged to break out using nothing but your brainpower? The latest trend in immersive entertainment will help you discover if you’ve got what it takes.
Chris Slight, video games journalist, talks about trends in the gaming industry, including virtual reality and indie games.
Rovio's "Angry Birds 2" hits 10 million downloads; introduces a "pay to play" feature.
iPhone or Android phone users? Young or old? Eric Chemi breaks down the numbers on who's buying mobile games on this week's CNBC's Big Crunch.
Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Dies at 55, following a year-long battle with cancer, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Gamers-turned-content creators are raking it in as demand for online video focused on video games grows.
The MOBA category is the fastest growing video game genre, but it's plateauing at a time when developers are piling in.
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