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.» Read More
NEW YORK, Nov 26- Take-Two Interactive Software Inc on Tuesday said it is buying back all of Carl Icahn's shares in the company, and three directors nominated by the activist investor have resigned. The video game publisher said it will pay the $203.5 million purchase price for the 12.02 million shares it bought from cash and cash equivalents on hand.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the battle between streaming video players and the content they provide.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports how vital gaming is to Microsoft's future following the launch of the Xbox One.
Gamestop CEO Paul Raines provides insight into the excitement over both Sony's Play Station 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One. He also says he is "increasingly bullish" on the console category.
A medical marijuana dispensary in Central City, Colo.—a small gambling town nestled in the mountains near Denver—just became the first business in the United States licensed to sell marijuana to patrons without a note from their doctors.
Microsoft says the Xbox One will be the biggest Xbox launch ever, reports CNBC's Josh Lipton. A look at the competition in the console space.
Is there a problem with Sony? The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the Xbox One launch and GameStop's conservative outlook.
Alex Simmons, editor-in-chief at IGN.com, discusses Microsoft's Xbox One, the price difference with Sony's PS4 and says it could take up to two years to see if it is adopted as an "entertainment hub."
CNBC's Jon Fortt compares both Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's Play Station 4 consoles, and which has more momentum.
Microsoft's Yusuf Mehdi wants the Xbox One to revolutionize the living room.
CNBC's Jon Fortt breaks down the pros and cons of the Xbox One and PS4. Xbox founder Nat Brown discusses the future of gaming. The era consoles is coming to an end, says Brown.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 21- Microsoft Corp aims to upstage rival Sony Corp with a console that goes well beyond gaming and helps transform media viewing, a long-cherished but elusive goal. Yusuf Mehdi, chief marketing and strategy officer for Xbox, said preorders for Xbox One were running at twice the rate of 2005' s Xbox 360 but declined to elaborate.
Discussing the current reviews for Xbox One, and where the bugs exist, with Tina Amini, Kotaku deputy editor.
Addressing whether the software is ready, Senior Vice President Yusuf Mehdi said, "Xbox One is the most tested developed product we've ever done."
With billions of bucks on the line this holiday season. CNBC's Jon Fortt and Dan Ackerman, Cnet.com senior editor, discuss the pros and cons of the PlayStation verse Xbox.
Gadgets are a perennial topper on holiday wish lists. Here's a look at what to buy.
Digging into the console battle between Sony and Microsoft, and what to expect from this holiday retail season, with Former Toys "R" US Chairman & CEO Gerald Storch.
Damian Thong, Senior Analyst, Japan Technology at Macquarie Securities tells CNBC's Cash Flow that gaming consoles have enjoyed a resurgence for the first time in years.
Consumers in North America bought more than 1 million PS4s within the first 24 hours of the new $399 home video game console going on sale Friday.
*Exxon Mobil leads Dow after Buffett buy. *J.C. Penney, FedEx gain on hedge fund stakes. They rose 2.2 percent to $95.27 a day after Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc disclosed a new $3.45 billion stake in the second-largest U.S. company by market value, behind only Apple Inc.