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  • Is the game over for Nintendo?     Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Atul Goyal, analyst at Jefferies, says Nintendo needs to change strategy and go where their customers are: mobile.

  • The costumed fandom of Comic-Con Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 5:50 PM ET
    An attendee dressed as Spider-Man arrives for Comic-Con International 2014 in San Diego.

    Nerdom has become big business in the years since legions of costumed fans first descended on San Diego.

  • S&P 500 ekes out record high as earnings roll in Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 9:06 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market eked out a record high Wednesday, as investors weighed positive earnings from the technology industry against disappointing news from Boeing and other companies. Microsoft also announced results that beat forecasts.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc reported better-than-expected revenue and profit for the first quarter, driven by robust sales of titles such as "Titanfall," digital revenue and cost control.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc reported better-than-expected revenue and profit for the first quarter, driven by robust sales of titles such as "Titanfall," digital sales and cost control.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc reported higher revenue and profit for the first quarter, driven by robust sales of its "Titanfall" game, digital sales and cost control. For the three months ended June 30, the company posted non-GAAP revenue of $775 million, compared with $495 million a year ago.

  • Electronic Arts Q1 big earnings beat     Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    Electronic Arts is reporting Q1 EPS of $0.19 ex-items on revenue of $775 million ex-items, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Judge approves 1st settlement in 38 Studios case Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 2:51 PM ET

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A judge on Tuesday approved the first settlement in the lawsuit brought by the state's economic development agency over the collapsed video game company founded by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.

  • 'X-Men' VR experience coming to Comic-Con Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 8:51 AM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X. 20th Century Fox has created an "X-Men"- themed virtual reality stunt especially for the pop-culture convention, which kicks off Thursday in San Diego.

  • Noriega was military dictator of Panama from 1983 to 1989. He was an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, according to historical accounts. He also worked with Colombian drug cartels and was eventually indicted in the United States on drug and racketeering charges.

  • Apple app winners     Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    Today is the sixth anniversary of Apple's app store. CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at the biggest winners in the app economy. Dan Ackerman, Cnet.com senior editor, provides insight.

  • King Digital no 'one-hit wonder': Analyst     Monday, 7 Jul 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, explains why he raised the price target on King Digital to $28 per share and is "optimistic" on the gaming space.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Oculus VR, the technology startup that Facebook Inc is buying for $2 billion, has denied improperly using video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc's trade secrets to create its virtual reality gaming headset.

  • Zynga co-founder: More pot regulation needed Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 2:28 PM ET
    A marijuana themed hat during the 420 Rally at Civic Center Park in Denver, Colorado, April 19, 2014

    Though Zynga co-founder Tom Bollich is out to disrupt the legal marijuana industry, he feels more regulation is needed.

  • Over 15,000 channels to choose from, no cable bill Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:00 AM ET
    George Strompolos, founder and CEO of Fullscreen

    Old-guard media conglomerates are consolidating, but the hottest acquisitions targets are the multichannel networks like Fullscreen.

  • At the 2014 expo this week, the startup, which Facebook bought in March for $2 billion, drew crowds of oglers for its latest virtual reality headset, Oculus Rift. Whether gamers will buy into that remains to be seen, but Facebook's big bet has jolted gaming companies into action.

  • 10 exciting video games to look out for Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Some of the choices will be out this year. Others won't hit until 2015 or possibly later. Either way, here's what turned our head at this year's E3.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects global retail sales from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects revenue from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.

  • Twitch transforms mobile gaming     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Justin Kan, Twitch.TV founder, discusses his live-streaming video platform and mobile gaming engagement.