Video Games


  • King is the Apple of casual gaming: Sood  Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    Discussing Satya Nadella's leadership at Microsoft, and the casual gaming industry, with Rahul Sood, Unikrn CEO.

  • King Digital Q3 profit drops but beats estimates Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    Social and mobile game company King Digital reported lower non-GAAP profit on Thursday as sales from its "Candy Crush Saga" title continued to shrink.

  • Activision cites 'Destiny' in earnings surprise  Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    Activision Blizzard is reporting Q3 EPS of $0.23 adjusted on revenue of $1.17 billion, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Celebrity gaming onslaught  Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    Are celebrities the future of gaming? Angel investor & Zynga co-founder, Justin Waldron, discusses gaming trends and the future of video games.

  • Activision aims for higher sales  Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Can Activision's "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" game help the brand reverse its slump in sales?

  • Gaming: No longer the 'underdog'?  Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    Worth $93 billion, the gaming industry is one of the "most volatile plays" in the entertainment industry. Who will flourish and who will sink as the gaming world heads into a new digital era?

  • The future of gaming  Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    With Microsoft and Amazon taking to the cloud, who will win and lose in the volatile gaming market?

  • Can gaming revolutionize education?  Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    New York's "Mission Lab" program integrates video games into school curriculums, with the aim of encouraging creative thinking through complex game-based challenges.

  • Amazon's next big play? Gaming  Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    Amazon is diving into the competitive gaming industry, and could end up dominating the market by moving games to the "cloud". High resource games - which would normally require external hardware - will be rendered more easily with Amazon's servers.

  • Google looks at augmented reality  Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    Google is looking at augmented reality gaming that doesn't involve visors or splashing out on home-integrated hardware.

  • Microsoft & Sony: The virtual reality future  Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 PM ET

    The two tech giants have trumpeted virtual reality as the future of gaming. The question is, will gamers buy it, or is it a step too far?

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 29- Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software raised its 2015 forecast on Wednesday as titles such as "Grand Theft Auto" and " NBA 2 K14" fuel robust sales and drove better-than-expected results in its fiscal second quarter. The video game publisher has released four new titles for the current holiday quarter, including " NBA 2 K15" and "...

  • Cramer says Electronic Arts figured out mobile  Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 9:56 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why he is watching Electronic Arts after earnings, saying it is a very well-run company.

  • Tracking the surge in mobile game usage  Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 6:24 PM ET

    Lisa Hanson, Managing Partner of Niko Partners, discusses the rise of mobile gaming around the world, except for Southeast Asia where gamers remain PC-based.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 28- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc reported better-than-expected revenue and profit for its fiscal second quarter on Tuesday, driven by strong digital sales from titles such as "FIFA" and by cost controls. Non-GAAP net income rose to $232 million, or 73 cents per share, from $105 million, or 33 cents per share, a year ago.

  • Electronic Arts revenue rises in 2nd quarter Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 28- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc reported higher revenue for the second quarter on Tuesday, driven by robust digital sales and cost control.

  • Judge dismisses Noriega lawsuit vs. Activision  Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 3:52 PM ET

    Shares of Activision Blizzard are higher after a judge dismissed a lawsuit brought against the company by former dictator of Panama Manuel Noriega, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.

  • Melissa Etheridge has a video game?  Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 5:00 PM ET

    Melissa Etheridge is hoping her new mobile game "Take My Number" based on her newest record, will prove that gaming can be a platform for distributing and selling music. Here she demos the game with Jane Wells.

  • Giuliani heads to court  Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani heads to court to defend Activision Blizzard against Manuel Noriega. Giuliani tells CNBC his opinions on the lawsuit.

  • Apple looks to bring its 'A' game to mobile gaming Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 3:55 PM ET
    The website for CrossFire, an online game developed by SmileGate Holdings and published by Tencent Holdings Ltd. in China, is displayed on an Apple Inc. iPad, bottom, and iPhone 5c in an arranged photograph in Hong Kong,

    With the launch of the iPhone 6 Plus and Thursday's expected intro of a souped-up iPad, Apple looks to be a huge player in mobile games.