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If you're thinking of wagering on Sunday's Super Bowl, you may want to bet on Madden. The video game has predicted nine of the last 12 NFL champs.
As digital sales of video games slide, GameStop is dipping into potential new revenue streams outside its comfort zone.
Games with that can communicate intelligently with players will be the next landmark advance in gaming, according to Robert J. Mical.
Chinese hackers warned that increasingly sophisticated software could wipe out piracy in the gaming industry altogether.
Sony has sold more than 35.9 million units of its PlayStation 4 as it touts its dominance over rivals Microsoft and Nintendo.
The daily fantasy sports companies are headed to court to battle Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, reports CNBC's Landon Dowdy.
Rovio said Chief Executive Pekka Rantala would step down after just a year in the role, which included deep job cuts and restructuring.
Microsoft's video games console, the Xbox One, has removed the ability to control the device using hand gestures.
In July, Finnish telecoms firm Nokia released a virtual reality camera called OZO in what was its first hardware release since it sold its devices business to Microsoft for $7.5 billion last year.
Despite the New York state attorney general issuing an cease-and-desist letter against daily fantasy sports operators, the games aren't over for now.
Activision's efforts to become the leader in interactive entertainment have the hallmarks of creating a Disney-like dynasty, some analysts say.
The New York State Attorney General banned daily fantasy sports in New York State, so we look at whether this game really is gambling.
The video game company on Friday introduced Activision Blizzard Studios, which will create original movies based on its library of game titles.
Even in a world of start-up unicorns and big mergers, Activision-Blizzard's $5.9 billion buyout of King Digital is a head turner.
Activision Blizzard agreed to buy King Digital for nearly $6 billion.
If you're waiting for Nintendo's first game for smartphones you're going to have to wait a bit longer
A nationwide illegal sports gambling ring that netted more than $32 million a year has been smashed. NBCNews reports.
The latest version of Microsoft's $4.6 billion videogame franchise — "Halo 5: Guardians" — launches around the world Tuesday.
Digital game revenues were boosted in September by higher spending on console games and growth in the mobile space, SuperData Research said.
A big part of Kabam's push to put more resources into fewer games is licensing highly recognizable properties like "Star Wars."
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