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  • 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.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21- U.S video game service Ouya is turning to Asia to capture the growth that has eluded the startup on its own home turf. Xiaomi, which in three years became China's top smartphone seller ahead of Apple Inc and Samsung, harbors ambitions beyond mobile gadgets.

  • The gamer indicator     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 2:23 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin says Activision's "Destiny" game set the record for the most pre-ordered new title, in discussing whether King Digital's disappointing revenue growth is a bad sign for other gaming companies.

  • What's to like about KING?     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    Discussing if King Digital's earnings miss is an opportunity to invest, with Edward Williams, BMO Capital Markets analyst.

  • King struggles to prove value     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    Investors worry that King Digital's "Candy Crush" might be a one hit wonder. CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses what this means for the mobile gaming company.