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  • Sneak Peek: 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo Tuesday, 5 May 2009 | 12:16 PM ET

    After a relatively dull past two years, the Electronic Entertainment Expo ("E3" for short) appears ready to deliver the goods this year.

  • Is 'Grand Theft Auto' Running Out of Gas? Monday, 4 May 2009 | 10:16 AM ET

    Lately gamers have seemed a bit less interested in the series that once defined cool – and shattered sales boundaries.

  • Video Games May Test ‘Recession Resistant’ Label Thursday, 30 Apr 2009 | 9:58 AM ET
    Wii

    Investors in the video game sector might want to brace themselves.  A big drop in March sales may signal the beginning of a slump.

  • The Real Story Behind The Setting Sun And IBM Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 1:43 PM ET

    It's no secret that talks between Sun Microsystems and IBM have collapsed; and it's no secret, based on my earlier reporting that Sun has re-approached IBM and that IBM has rebuffed the overture. Again. But what's the real reason behind IBM's decision to walk?

  • John Madden Retires From NBC's Sunday Night Football Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 12:25 PM ET

    Madden has served as the game analyst for "NBC Sunday Night Football" since 2006. He has been an NFL broadcaster for 30 years and has won an unprecedented 16 Emmy Awards for Outstanding Sports Analyst/Personality.

  • New Players Eye Used Video Game Marketplace Thursday, 16 Apr 2009 | 11:56 AM ET

    In the past month, both Amazon  and Toys R Us have launched pilot programs, trading and selling used games.

  • GameStop Wants Cheaper Consoles, Predicts Hot Titles Wednesday, 15 Apr 2009 | 7:10 PM ET

    While the video game industry has proved relatively resistant to the recession so far, the CEO of GameStop, the industry's largest specialty retailer, says lowering the price of the leading three consoles is necessary to keep momentum going.

  • Intel On Deck; Swinging to a Loss? Or for the Fences? Tuesday, 14 Apr 2009 | 11:08 AM ET
    Intel's headquarters in Santa Clara, California.

    This was going to be a dicey quarter no matter how you slice it for Intel, with analysts anticipating a paltry 2 cents a share in earnings and the very real possibility that the company could report its first loss in something like 87 quarters.

  • 'Sims' Creator Wright Leaves Electronic Arts Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 7:23 PM ET

    Will Wright, the creative force behind some of Electronic Arts’ biggest games, has announced plans to leave the company, the latest in a series of obstacles for the one-time publishing king of the video game space.

  • The Potential in Nintendo's DSi Foray Monday, 6 Apr 2009 | 8:57 AM ET
    Nintendo

    The Nintendo DSi, which went on sale Sunday, lets users play games, listen to music, take photos, surf the Web and wirelessly download applications.

  • Microsoft Vs Apple - Your Comments Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 5:04 PM ET

    Sheesh, suggest for a moment that Microsoft might have a winning message to deliver and wow does that burn you guys up!

  • Microsoft Takes Aim at Apple Again. Ouch! Friday, 27 Mar 2009 | 4:27 PM ET

    For the first time, Microsoft is aggressively going after Apple in a new advertising campaign that will try to undo the damage it suffered from Apple's "I'm a Mac/I'm a PC" ads, from which Microsoft is still trying to recover.

  • Layoffs: The Videogame Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | 8:59 AM ET

    One of the most frustrating things about layoffs is they're out of your control. Not anymore: With "Layoff," the videogame, you get to be the boss. Line 'em up and lay 'em off.

  • Apple Schedules iPhone Event Thursday, 12 Mar 2009 | 1:08 PM ET

    It looks like Apple will be updating its iPhone operating system with the company scheduling an event on St. Patrick's Day next week. But the event itself might be more newsworthy than you think, especially given the current climate in Cupertino.

  • Apple Refreshes, But That's About It Tuesday, 3 Mar 2009 | 12:16 PM ET

    Apple's new line of Macs unveiled today signal an incremental "refresh" of the aging line of computers, but was hardly the redesign some Macophiles were hoping for.

  • Dell's A Mess, And Will Continue To Be Thursday, 26 Feb 2009 | 9:52 AM ET

    Dell will release its fourth quarter earnings after the bell tonight, and despite some draconian cost cuts and a rock-bottom share price, it is an unattractive investment. And will be for the foreseeable future.

  • The Stealth Apple Shareholder Meeting Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 12:14 PM ET

    Apple will not be streaming the event to its website, a restriction it has historically used. Nor, I'm told, will Apple allow any communication devices into the event so those of us trying to cover it can live blog. No Blackberrys. No iPhones. No laptops of any kind.

  • Apple Shareholders Prepare To Meet A Jobs-less Company Wednesday, 25 Feb 2009 | 9:32 AM ET

    For the first time since returning to Apple's C-suite back in 1997, Steve Jobs will not preside over the company's annual shareholder meeting which begins later this morning at 10am PST.

  • Cisco And Its Good Timing Wednesday, 4 Feb 2009 | 9:40 AM ET

    There may be a method to Cisco's madness when it comes to earnings announcements, and not running with the pack. The company reports after the bell tonight, and comes two weeks after the flood of tech earnings began.

  • Amazon Prepares to Meet Wall Street's Tall Order Wednesday, 28 Jan 2009 | 2:16 PM ET

    Amazon has already tipped its hand a bit when it comes to earnings by calling this past holiday shopping season its "best ever, and now the question remains, is that good enough to beat the Street's expectations, and raise guidance from here forward?