Video Games


  • Wal-Mart's used game trade     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 11:36 AM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports Wal-Mart plans to offer customers gift cards for used video games.

  • GameStop down as Wal-Mart unveils trade-in program Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 10:49 AM ET
    A customer browses video games for sale.

    Wal-Mart said it will allow shoppers to trade-in used video games for an eGift card for use on any item sold in Wal-Mart and Sam's Club stores and online.

  • PlayStation 4 beats rival Xbox One in sales Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:21 AM ET
    Boxes sit on display for Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s PlayStation 4 (PS4) video game console at a Bic Camera Inc. electronics store.

    The PlayStation 4 sold better than its rival Xbox One on U.S. retail shelves in February, but only just, re/code reports

  • PARIS, March 14- Vivendi will enter three weeks of exclusive talks with cable group Numericable in an effort to finalise a deal to sell its telecom unit SFR for 11.75 billion euros in cash, plus a stake in the resulting business.

  • PARIS, March 14- Vivendi has decided "whatever the cost" to pick local cable group Numericable to buy its French telecoms unit SFR, France's industry minister said on Friday just before the seller's board convened to decide on competing bids.

  • Stay away from Zynga: Pro     Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    Discussing whether smartphone game players will pay for games going forward, and how to play Zynga's stock, with Tony Wible, Janney Capital Markets.

  • Pres. Obama on Galifianakis' Between Two Ferns     Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discuss President Obama's appearance on comedian Zach Galifianakis' show Between Two Ferns to "promote" Obamacare.

  • Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discusses the launch of sci-fi combat game, "Titanfall" and how Microsoft is hoping the game will boost lagging Xbox One sales. CNBC's Jon Fortt weighs in.

  • UPDATE 1-Sony to shutter 20 retail stores in the U.S. Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 10:10 AM ET

    Feb 26- Sony Corp's electronic unit said on Wednesday it is closing 20 retail stores in the United States and cutting 1,000 jobs, as the TV and game console maker tries to stem losses and regain market share. Sony has a total of 31 retail stores in the U.S.

  • Sony to shutter 20 retail stores in the U.S. Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 9:50 AM ET

    Feb 26- Sony Corp's electronic unit said on Wednesday it is closing 20 retail stores in the United States and cutting 1,000 jobs, as the TV and game console maker tries to stem losses and regain market share.

  • Unite, Pokemon lovers—the game is back Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 11:56 AM ET
    Screen from Twitch Plays Pokemon

    The old classic makes a viral comeback with a real-time stream that allows thousands of users to play simultaneously.

  • BEIJING, Feb 12- A rare sale of a stake in Alibaba Group Holding values China's dominant e-commerce company at around $128 billion, Reuters calculations show. Chinese video game company Giant Interactive Group said on Tuesday it is selling a stake in Alibaba to a Tiger Global fund for roughly $199 million but did not disclose further details.

  • Phones with 'Flappy Bird' app fetching bids on eBay Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 12:32 PM ET
    Person plays FlappyBird on a smart phone

    Several auctions have popped up on the online marketplace eBay featuring iPhones that included an installed copy of Flappy Bird. USA TODAY reports.

  • Stifel CEO: Need tax reform now     Monday, 10 Feb 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    We need comprehensive tax reform, says Ronald Kruszewski, Stifel Financial CEO, discussing the stock markets malaise and solutions for GDP growth.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 6- Activision Blizzard Inc reported better-than-expected fourth-quarter income on strong sales of its "Call of Duty" titles during the holidays, helping drive its stock to a five-year high despite a middling first-quarter outlook.

  • Nintendo hints at mystery device to save company Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 3:27 PM ET

    Nintendo's new 10-year strategy includes an unexpected focus on nonwearable health monitors.

  • Cramer: Hey Nadella, Microsoft now needs a spinoff Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 10:29 AM ET
    A Microsoft retail store in Toronto hosts a gaming tournament.

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains what Microsoft needs to do now after announcing its long-awaited CEO appointment.

  • 'Grand Theft Auto' drives Take-Two profits     Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 8:41 AM ET

    Strauss Zelnick, Chairman & CEO of Take-Two Interactive, breaks down his company's earnings beat and weighs in on industry trends and console wars.

  • 'Grand Theft Auto' juices Take-Two profits Tuesday, 4 Feb 2014 | 8:01 AM ET
    Grand Theft Auto V from Take-Two Interactive Software

    Take-Two Interactive beat expectations in Q3 2014, with $1.9 billion in non-GAAP revenue and earnings per share of $5.88 for the quarter.

  • US cyclical outlook remains intact: Pro     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 2:35 PM ET

    What current earnings data is telling us about the overall economy, with Dan Veru, Palisade Capital Management, and David Lutz, Stifel Nicolaus. "A lot of this feels like hedging," says Lutz.

Most Popular Video

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

Loyalists around the world have embraced it as the cryptocurrency of the future, but some big names on the street differ widely in their beliefs about bitcoin. The Oracle of Omaha thinks it's a "joke." Tech entrepreneur Marc Andreessen counters that Buffett is out of touch, while bitcoin believers like Jonathan Rumion fully embrace the digital currency by buying groceries with bitcoin and even getting paid in bitcoin. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 3:00 AM ET

European shares opened higher on Wednesday as better-than-expected Chinese growth data buoyed sentiment.

Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

Brady Dougan, CEO of Credit Suisse, says the bank's fixed income business is "strong", while the investment banking arm has performed well.