Video Games


  • 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.

  • Cramer: KING was terrible     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team, discuss the earnings of King Digital Entertainment and the Alibaba IPO.

  • Activision's 'Destiny' sets pre-order record: Exec Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    An Activision Blizzard executive said the company's upcoming "Destiny" game has set a video game industry record as the most pre-ordered new title.

  • What to expect from Tencent     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Ricky Lai, research analyst at Guotai Junan International, comments on Tencent ahead of the group┬┐s earnings and says it should maintain its dominating position in the Chinese market.

  • Is it game over for traditional gaming consoles?     Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 1:45 AM ET

    CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports from video game conference Gamescon in Cologne, looking at how new styles of gaming are disrupting traditional models.

  • King Digital shares plunge on poor sales, outlook Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 4:02 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past a King Digital Entertainment banner on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.

    King Digital Entertainment reported quarterly earnings of 59 cents per share on $594 million in revenue on Tuesday.

  • Expectations for KING     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 3:44 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan previews the quarterly earnings reports for King Digital Entertainment out after Tuesday's closing bell.

  • Sony PlayStation 4 console sales top 10 million Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 3:17 PM ET
    Boxes sit on display for Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s PlayStation 4 video game console at a Bic Camera Inc. electronics store.

    The console went on sale in November in the US, Western Europe and Latin America, around the same time that rival Microsoft's Xbox One was released.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 12- An Activision Blizzard executive said on Tuesday the company's upcoming "Destiny" shooter game has set a video game industry record as the most pre-ordered new title.

  • Activision Publishing Chief Executive Eric Hirshberg, speaking at the Gamescom video game conference in Cologne, Germany, said the game is "the most pre-ordered new IP in history," according to video game retailer GameStop.

  • Mobile gaming still in play?     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Early investor of Zynga Sandy Miller, Institutional Venture Partners general partner, discusses whether there's still opportunity in the mobile gaming space.

  • King Digital earnings preview     Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 12:15 PM ET

    King Digital will report quarterly earnings after Tuesday's closing bell. CNBC's Morgan Brennan shares a preview.