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The toy industry is looking strong, according to Peter Jenkinson, toyologist at Toyology, who says "app-controlled toys" and "artificial-intelligence toys" will be the industry's next big thing.
The multiyear losing streak by the video game industry finally came to an end in 2014, though any celebrations may be muted.
A rare Nintendo video game from the 1980s has sparked a frantic bidding war on eBay this week, with the item now expected to sell for over $100,000.
Gameblend Studios is banking on "The Princess Bride" fandom with the release of its latest game app, which is based on the 1987 romantic comedy.
Sony has been forced to delay its PlayStation 4 console release in China after authorities asked for some “final adjustments”.
A campaign waged by casino owners has stalled efforts to allow more widespread wagering on laptops and smartphones across the U.S. The Financial Times reports.
Samsung and Sony agreed to provide the latter's PlayStation Now system on some Samsung Smart TVs in 2015.
One entrepreneur says any mobile gamer has the chance to score major cash.
We make our games social so they're more fun to play, says Chris DeWolfe, SGN founder, discussing how their China gaming strategy could help their new game"Cookie Jam" overtake Candy Crush.
"Cookie Jam" is among the top 20 grossing games on iOS and Android and was named Facebook's game of the year for 2014. Next up: China.
Compared with last year's "Call of Duty" game, sales of this year's "Advanced Warfare" version don't seem to make it as much of a smash hit.
The console wars between Sony and Microsoft are heating up into the all-important holiday season and CNBC's Morgan Brennan breaks it down.
Sony Corp should fear China's censors as it prepares to unveil the price and release date of its PlayStation 4 gaming console in the world's third-largest gaming market.
Ralph Baer never meant to start a multibillion-dollar industry. He was just trying to get an idea out of his head and into the real world.
We've all fought the urge to play a quick round of Angry Birds during a boring meeting, but should you do it at the tax-payer's expense?
The designers of Diplopia, a virtual reality game, say it helps people with lazy eye (amblyopia) and crossed eye (strabismus) improve their vision.
Grand Theft Auto's latest game has been banned by two major retailers, just as the Christmas sales begin, due to sexual violence.
Mark Palatucci, Anki co-founder, shows how combining robotics with artificial intelligence produced one of the hottest tech games on the market.
YouPorn, one of the largest streaming porn sites, extends its reach into the video game world with a six-month sponsorship of a Madrid-based team.
Brendan Iribe, Oculus VR CEO, discusses advancements in the virtual reality industry, and its first two consumer products.
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