TOKYO, April 25- Japanese consumer electronics firm Sony Corp has raised its operating profit estimate for fiscal 2015 to 300 billion yen, or four times its previous estimate, the Nikkei reported on Saturday. Expectations for higher sales of display sensors used in mobile phones and the Playstation gaming console were the reason Sony raised its forecast, the...» Read More
SANTA MONICA, Calif.— The publisher of "Guitar Hero" is readying a comeback tour. Activision Blizzard Inc. announced plans Tuesday to resurrect the once-popular video game franchise, which involved players rhythmically tapping guitar-shaped controllers along to music. "We said we would bring it back when we've got true innovation," said Jamie Jackson, creative...
Video game Lego Dimensions lets users animate real Lego figures of movie characters. New York Times reports.
BTIG analyst previously called for the removal of Zynga CEO Don Mattrick, but he's not too pleased with the return of founder Mark Pincus.
In 2010, Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique helped the Spanish national team land the country's first World Cup title. Now Piqué is looking to conquer his next, albeit slightly geekier, challenge: Video games.
Fantasy gaming site DraftKings gets a big financial boost from an unlikely source. CNBC's Dominic Chu reports.
Spanish soccer star Gerard Piqué sits at the pinnacle of his sport, but that has not stopped him from looking for success in other areas.
Think video games are just for fun? Think again. They're part of the future of learning, says UMBC President Freeman Hrabowski.
Consumers will buy into virtual reality when it offers a convincing sense of being in another place, Sony PlayStation's Rick Marks says.
Insight to the experience with PlayStation 4's new version of Project Morpheus, and when virtual reality could go mainstream, with Richard Marks, PlayStation R&D senior director.
Robert Lloyd, GameStop CFO, provides an outlook on hardware sales. We see a lot of growth coming in Xbox One and PlayStation 4 software - greater than 50-percent in the next year, says Lloyd.
*Expects 2015 profit of $3.60- $3.80/ share vs est $4.04/ share. *Expects strong dollar to hit 2015 profit by 6- 9 cents per share. March 26- GameStop Corp's full-year profit forecast missed Wall Street expectations as the dollar strengthened and demand for new PlayStation 4 and Xbox One consoles failed to make up for falling sales of earlier versions.
Sony has unveiled its PlayStation Vue streaming video service, announcing pricing, and its three-city launch: New York, Philadelphia and Chicago, for PS3 and PS4 users.
March 18- Microsoft Corp must face class action claims by Xbox 360 owners who say the video game console has a design defect that causes game discs to be gouged, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. Microsoft has sold tens of millions of Xbox 360 consoles since their Nov. 2005 launch. Microsoft countered that class certification was improper because just...
Sony has unveiled its PlayStation Vue streaming video service, announcing pricing, and launching in three cities.
SONY'S PLAYSTATION VUE ONLINE TV SERVICE LAUNCHES AT $50 A. NEW YORK, March 18- Sony Corp on Wednesday launched its PlayStation Vue Web video service in three cities, targeting customers looking for cheaper alternatives to cable with packages starting at $50. Sony's service will have more than 85 channels, including programming from three major networks, CBS,...
March 18- A federal appeals court on Wednesday revived class-action allegations in which owners of Microsoft Corp Xbox 360 video game consoles sued the company over an alleged design defect that causes game discs to be gouged. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said a lower court judge misapplied the law in striking the classwide allegations, and that this...
*Nintendo has lost users to smartphone apps, console rivals. TOKYO, March 17- Japan video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd and online gaming firm DeNA are teaming up to develop smartphone games featuring the likes of Super Mario, in a bid to retain users increasingly shunning their console and browser-based games. As a result, Nintendo will acquire a 10 percent stake in...
Irish golfer Rory McIlroy will appear on the cover of Electronic Arts' "Rory McIlroy PGA Tour," slated for release this summer.
Dinesh Bhatia, CEO and co-founder of TradeHero, says the gaming app is a fun way to learn stock trading. TradeHero is ranked as the top financial app in 91 countries.
When it comes to paying for games on smartphones and tablets, the demographic breakdown between men and women is far from even.