Video Games


  • 10 exciting video games to look out for Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    Some of the choices will be out this year. Others won't hit until 2015 or possibly later. Either way, here's what turned our head at this year's E3.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects global retail sales from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects revenue from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.

  • Twitch transforms mobile gaming     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Justin Kan, Twitch.TV founder, discusses his live-streaming video platform and mobile gaming engagement.

  • Mobile gaming is 'a lot more challenging': CEO     Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 5:45 AM ET

    Michael Acton Smith, CEO of Mind Candy, says the company is turning its Moshi Monsters game into a franchise and discusses its next game ¿ World of Warriors ¿as well as the challenges with mobile gaming.

  • Take-Two's video game magic     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 3:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Strauss Zelnick, Take-Two Interactive chairman & CEO, about how the company's plans to follow up on the success of Grand Theft Auto V and its upcoming slate of games.

  • Virtual reality gaming set to become a real thing Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 5:02 PM ET
    A gamer wears a high-definition virtual reality (VR) headset, manufactured by Oculus VR Inc.

    Months after Facebook bought virtual reality headset maker Oculus and Sony announced Morpheus, virtual reality is in the spotlight at the E3.

  • Robert Kotick, Activision Blizzard president & CEO, discusses competition with Electronic Arts, and the enthusiasm surrounding its current game lineup.

  • PlayStation TV launches in US     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 11:33 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Shawn Layden, Sony Entertainment America CEO, about what differentiates PlayStation television from its competitors and its focus on becoming an entertainment hub.

  • Gaming: Microsoft unveils great game line-up     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    Mark Walton, senior writer at GameSpot, says Microsoft "seems to have got the buzz" at the E3 show due to its "stream" of great games.

  • NCAA settlement won't affect EA's strategy: CEO Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:26 PM ET
    Andrew Wilson

    The NCAA's $20 million settlement over college-themed football and basketball games will not affect EA's strategy, its CEO said.

  • Back in the game? Xbox One now selling for $399 Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division and Microsoft Studios, presents a fresh installment of the open-world romp "Crackdown," for the Xbox One Monday  in Los Angeles.

    With Sony's PlayStation outselling Microsoft's Xbox One, the pressure is on for Microsoft to show it has the new games to boost sales of its console.

  • Xbox head Phil Spencer goes one-on-one with CNBC's Julia Boorstin at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo.

  • Game on: How Nintendo hopes to level up Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    Just seven years ago, Nintendo was the undisputed king of the video game world. How times change.

  • Gaming not a great biz for MSFT: Trader     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:46 PM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Microsoft is making headlines at "E3" with new games for Xbox One. FMHR trader Josh Brown says it's not a good business for Microsoft and they should get out.

  • Winning the console wars     Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 11:18 AM ET

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports from the "E3" event where game makers will showcase upcoming video games and reveal the latest bells and whistles for consoles.

  • Is Amazon gaming's sleeping giant? Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 11:06 AM ET
    Amazon's vice president of games, Mike Frazzini, talks about the gaming components of the Amazon Fire TV, a new device that allows users to stream video, music, photos, games and more through their television, on April 2, 2014 in New York City.

    Just as video game publishers are getting used to the disruption Apple and Google brought to the industry, another shake-up might be looming.

  • 10 best-selling video games (so far) of 2014 Saturday, 7 Jun 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    With the release of the PS4 and Xbox One, there's a new mid-year sales leader in the videogame industry—and it's not Call of Duty for a change.

  • *Sony to use PlayStation to expand $2 billion network business. TOKYO, May 26- Sony Corp aims to step up sales of its PlayStation 4 game console to drive growth in its network services such as streamed games and video and recapture the momentum its hardware business has lost against rivals such as Apple and Samsung Electronics.

  • Gamestop's gaming landscape     Friday, 23 May 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    Paul Raines, Gamestop CEO, discusses how digital downloads are affecting their brick & mortar and software strategy. Raines also addresses if they plan to change perception that Gamestop is more than a mall store.