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  • Video Game Price War May Be Looming Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 1:16 PM ET
    Sony Playstation 3

    Video game systems could be significantly cheaper this holiday season.

  • Sony Not Working on PSP Phone—but Maybe It Should Tuesday, 30 Jun 2009 | 2:03 PM ET

    A PSP Phone could help Sony gain further traction in the mobile gaming market, and might just give it the boost its needs to catch up with Nintendo’s DS and DSi systems.

  • Best Buy Enters Used Video Game Market Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 2:54 PM ET

    Best Buy has launched a trial program allowing video gamers to trade in their old titles for store credit.  The big box retailer is the latest in a string of companies that is exploring ways to tap into the growing used game market, which currently is valued at between $2 billion to $3 billion annually.

  • ZeniMax Media Buys id Software, Maker of Doom Thursday, 25 Jun 2009 | 1:54 AM ET

    id Software, the inventor of the first person shooter genre of video games and one of the most storied studios in the gaming industry, is no longer independent.

  • Take-Two Interactive Takes on China with 'NBA 2K' Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 6:32 PM ET

    Take-Two Interactive Software announced a multi-year partnership with Tencent Holdings, which runs China's largest instant messaging service and has a significant presence in the country’s online gaming market, to co-develop an online version of "NBA 2K" for the Asian marketplace.

  • Motion-Control Video Games: Who Wins & Who Loses Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 2:56 PM ET
    Logitech Wheel

    The move to a controller-less gaming culture might open up the industry to an even wider audience, as Microsoft (MSFT) hopes — but if Project Natal lives up to its hype, it could negatively impact some significant industry players.

  • Model Gamers: Agency Fills 'Booth Babe' Niche Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 10:32 AM ET
    Yvonne Lynn, owner of Charisma+2

    Booth babes are typically a part of a gaming convention's scenery. They’re there to draw attention to the exhibitor — and perhaps pose for pictures — and not much more. But this agency owner says she believes having a model that's enthusiastic about the product can ultimately boost interest in the product.

  • New Mafia Game Hits Up Twitter Players for Money Tuesday, 23 Jun 2009 | 9:39 AM ET
    Twitter

    Twitter founders still haven't decided how to cash in on their popular Internet messaging service -- to the delight of a rapidly growing audience. But the deliberate approach may not prevent a gold rush among opportunistic outsiders.

  • How to Make Money Playing Videogames Sunday, 21 Jun 2009 | 1:33 PM ET

    It’s not just professional gamers who can make money playing “Halo”. Now, if you have the chops, you might be able to fatten your wallet as well.

  • Microsoft Is Losing Another Top-Level Xbox Manager Friday, 19 Jun 2009 | 1:42 PM ET
    John Schappert

    For the second time in two years, a key member of Microsoft's management team for the Xbox is leaving the company.

  • The Next Generation of Gaming Consoles Friday, 12 Jun 2009 | 5:12 PM ET
    Yves Guillemot

    We're still a long way away from seeing the next generation of Xboxes, PlayStations and … whatever Nintendo has up its sleeve, but Ubisoft is already preparing for the future.

  • Take Two CEO on EA: 'I Don't Engage in Regrets' Wednesday, 10 Jun 2009 | 4:37 PM ET
    Strauss Zelnick

    While it owns one of the most successful franchises in gaming, Take Two Interactive Software has taken its share of hits over the past year.

  • 10 Video Games to Watch Friday, 5 Jun 2009 | 3:15 PM ET
  • Project Natal Stage

    While Microsoft is still riding a wave of goodwill after its unveiling of “Project Natal” to consumers, the company says it does not plan to rush the technology — and is willing to wait as long as necessary before putting the new gaming control system on store shelves.

  • Bad Economy Means Price Freeze For Gaming Consoles Thursday, 4 Jun 2009 | 9:51 AM ET
    Sony Playstation 3

    A lot of people were looking for some good pricing news to come out of this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.  Not going to happen. And because of that, we’re unlikely to see any improvement in industry sales figures or publisher earnings in the immediate future.

  • Apple: At Last, A Gaming Contender Wednesday, 3 Jun 2009 | 11:33 AM ET
    IPhone 3G

    The iPhone and iPod Touch have nearly 11,000 games available via the Apple App Store. And many show more creativity than anything coming from any of the major video game companies.

  • Nintendo President: 'We Have Scuttled New Hardware' Wednesday, 3 Jun 2009 | 10:57 AM ET
    Nintendo President Satoru Iwata

    In its two-month history, the Nintendo DSi has already sold more than 1 million units. It is, by any definition, a runaway hit in the video game industry. But it wasn’t the company’s first effort at extending its lead in the handheld marketplace.

  • Sony Plans 2010 Launch of Motion Sensing Controller Tuesday, 2 Jun 2009 | 4:37 PM ET
    PlayStation 3

    One day after Microsoft unveiled its new motion sensing technology, Sony has joined the battle. The company on Tuesday showed its new motion capture device — a new controller that works in concert with a video camera that it says it plans to launch in the spring of 2010.

  • Gaming To Go: Sony Unveils New, Smaller Portable Tuesday, 2 Jun 2009 | 3:37 PM ET

    Sony is not backing down in the increasingly competitive field of portable gaming devices. The company today officially unveiled the PSP Go, a completely revamped version of its PlayStation Portable gaming device, which it hopes will better compete against the Nintendo DSi and Apple iPhone.

  • Nintendo Unveils 2 New Mario Games, Updates Wii Fit Tuesday, 2 Jun 2009 | 2:33 PM ET

    While its competitors focus on new hardware and new peripherals, Nintendo is focusing entirely on the games.