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  • Microsoft to buy 'Minecraft' developer Mojang     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    Norman Young, Senior Equity Analyst at Morningstar, explains why the $2 billion deal will be more significant for the Swedish game developer Mojang than Microsoft.

  • WSJ: Microsoft to buy Minecraft     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    Discussing the potential deal between Microsoft and Minecraft developer Mojang, with Dan Ives, FBR Capital Markets. "Nadella needs to go aggressive," he says.

  • 'Halo' creators' 'Destiny' tops sales expectations Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:14 PM ET
    Scene from "Destiny"

    The video game's sales, which equate to roughly 9 million copies sold, were even higher than most analysts had forecast.

  • Who is behind MineCraft?     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 1:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Josh Lipton reports Mojang, the developer behind blockbuster game MineCraft, may be bought up by Microsoft.

  • Cramer: Microsoft spinning Xbox     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber and Jim Cramer discuss Microsoft's potential buy of Sweden's "Mojang," the maker of the "Minecraft" video game. Cramer says Xbox is not core to Microsoft and this is the beginning of a spin off.

  • Death by a thousand downloads?     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 8:45 AM ET

    We are still very relevant, says Robert Lloyd, GameStop CFO, weighing in on the pulse of the video game industry and the rise of downloadable games.

  • Microsoft nears $2B deal for 'Minecraft': WSJ Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 6:05 PM ET
    Minecraft

    Microsoft Corp is in serious discussions to buy Mojang AB, the Swedish company behind the popular "Minecraft" video game, The Wall Street Journal said.

  • Destiny video game: Activision 'is all in'     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    Michael Pachter, managing director of equity research at Wedbush Securities, discusses the release of Destiny - the most expensive video game ever made - and whether it will sell enough to break even.

  • Billion-dollar 'Destiny' for 'Halo' creators? Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 2:33 PM ET
    Scene from "Destiny"

    The company that made the Master Chief a household name is introducing a new game, and they hope it will become the next billion-dollar franchise.

  • Esports: The next big tech bet?     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Jo Twist, CEO of UKIE, and Claire Enders, CEO of Enders Analysis, discuss the appeal of esports and how it could be lucrative for many companies.

  • 'Angry Birds' maker Rovio names new CEO Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 7:22 AM ET

    Finland's Rovio has hired Pekka Rantala from beverage maker Hartwall to take over as its new chief executive by the beginning of next year.

  • Nomino app going gangbusters     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Actor Dulé Hill discusses his social gaming app Nomino, which allows users to challenge their followers to solve riddles associated with a photo or video.

  • Mad for Madden     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:54 PM ET
    Screen image from Madden 15

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Electronic Arts' promo for its new "Madden NFL 15" game has been viewed more than 21 million times.

  • Investor Kevin O'Leary of "Shark Tank," shares his thoughts on Amazon's $970 million acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch.

  • Why Cramer buys gaming generation     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer discusses Amazon's acquisition of Twitch Interactive for about $970 million in cash. Cramer explains why he likes the deal.

  • Amazon's itch for Twitch     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    Ethan Kurzweil, Bessemer Venture Partners, provides insight on Amazon's $970 million acquisition of video game streaming company Twitch.

  • Security in an online world     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    After a Sony executive was threatened by hackers, Dan Murphy, Violence Prevention Strategies co-founder, discusses how people can stay safe on social media.

  • Hackers access PlayStation network     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 2:16 PM ET

    NBC's Pete Williams reports on the hacker attack on Sony by "Lizard Squad," and the disruption of travel for a Sony executive.

  • Hackers target Sony     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 1:41 PM ET

    Sony says its online network experienced a distributed denial of service attack, and its PlayStation network was taken offline by hackers, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.

  • Sony PlayStation hacked     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    Sony's PlayStation network was taken offline by hackers. The "Squawk Alley" team and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, discuss the severity of the hack and if it will impact revenues.