LOS ANGELES— Disney is launching a line of toys that combines high-tech wearable gadgets and old-school superhero role-playing to keep kids moving while engrossing them in sub-plots from "The Avengers,"'' Star Wars "and" Frozen. It's Disney's most ambitious game concept meshing real objects and virtual worlds since August 2013, when the family entertainment...» Read More
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.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports what Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had to say about the potential for Oculus Rift and virtual reality technology.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, about Facebook's virtual reality strategy.
Nvidia announced the Nvidia Shield, an Android based set-top box, the latest in a series of consumer product launches from the company.
Finland's Rovio will start tailoring its Angry Birds mobile games to the Chinese market as it aims to step up business in the world's most populous country.
Strauss Zelnick, Chairman & CEO, Take-Two Interactive, discusses NBA 2K15 and where he's seeing growth around the world. He also talks about the importance of the NBA All-Star Game to his brand.
Netflix has started to develop a live action series based on the popular "Legend of Zelda" games, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Hasbro announced on Thursday that current president and CEO, Brian Goldner, has been appointed chairman of the board by its board of directors.
Take-Two said it now expects adjusted revenue of $1.65 billion to $1.70 billion, up from its previous forecast of $1.4 billion to $1.5 billion.
Disucssing Sony's earnings performance, Jay Nelson, senior editor of Japan Executive Newsletter, says the Playstation 4 console is helping the company's profit significantly.