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  • Gamers rejoice: 'Zelda' series may come to Netflix Friday, 6 Feb 2015 | 5:56 PM ET

    Netflix has started to develop a live action series based on the popular "Legend of Zelda" games, the Wall Street Journal reported.

  • Hasbro CEO will double up on duties as chairman Thursday, 5 Feb 2015 | 6:03 PM ET
    Brian Goldner, CEO of Hasbro Inc.

    Hasbro announced on Thursday that current president and CEO, Brian Goldner, has been appointed chairman of the board by its board of directors.

  • 'Grand Theft Auto' publisher ups full-year forecast Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:01 AM ET
    A window display advertises Grand Theft Auto IV April 28, 2008 in New York City.

    Take-Two said it now expects adjusted revenue of $1.65 billion to $1.70 billion, up from its previous forecast of $1.4 billion to $1.5 billion.

  • PS4: The saving grace for Sony?  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 4:50 AM ET

    Disucssing Sony's earnings performance, Jay Nelson, senior editor of Japan Executive Newsletter, says the Playstation 4 console is helping the company's profit significantly.

  • TOKYO, Feb 4- Japan's Sony Corp said its net annual loss will likely be smaller than previously forecast after cost cuts and higher-than-expected sales of its image sensors and PlayStation video game consoles helped its third-quarter profit beat estimates. Sony also forecast a preliminary full-year net loss of 170 billion yen, narrower than its forecast...

  • TOKYO, Feb 4- Japan's Sony Corp said its net loss for 2014 was likely less than previously forecast as cost cuts and higher-than-expected sales of its image sensors and PlayStation video game consoles helped lift its third-quarter profit. Sony said its preliminary results showed that operating profit had doubled to 178.3 billion yen while sales rose 6...

  • Take-Two said it now expects adjusted revenue of $1.65 billion- $1.70 billion for the year ending March 31, up from its previous forecast of $1.4 billion- $1.5 billion. It also raised its adjusted profit per share forecast for the year to $1.65- $1.75 from $1.05- $1.30. Adjusted net income rose to $211.6 million, or $1.87 per share, for the third quarter ended Dec. 31,...

  • Feb 3- Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, a video game publisher, reported a 24.3 percent jump in quarterly adjusted revenue, helped by the runaway success of the "Grand Theft Auto V" game for new consoles. Adjusted net income rose to $211.6 million, or $1.87 per share, for the third quarter ended Dec. 31, from $210.7 million, or $1.70 per share, a year earlier.

  • Jan 27- Electronic Arts Inc, publisher of the "FIFA" and "Madden NFL" video games, posted better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, helped by growth in digital revenue and strong sales of its sports titles. Consumers lapped up heavily discounted older generation version of consoles such as Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3 in the holiday...

  • Jan 27- Electronic Arts Inc, publisher of the "FIFA" and "Madden NFL" video games, posted better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue, helped by growth in digital revenue and strong sales of its sports titles. "We anticipate freemium versions of EA's hit franchises could be very successful and believe EA's mobile growth could outpace the rapidly expanding...

  • As Microsoft earnings slide, shares plunge 10% Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 11:03 AM ET
    Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp.

    Microsoft reported quarterly earnings that met analysts' expectations on Monday.

  • SEATTLE, Jan 21- Microsoft Corp surprised the tech world on Wednesday with a prototype hologram visor that can bring the Minecraft video game, Skype calls and even the landscape of Mars to three-dimensional life. Microsoft said its wire-free Microsoft HoloLens device will be available around the same time as Windows 10 this autumn. Microsoft does not have a...

  • Video games spring back on strong console sales Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 6:30 PM ET
    A customer poses with three new Xbox One video games after purchasing them in Los Angeles.

    The multiyear losing streak by the video game industry finally came to an end in 2014, though any celebrations may be muted.

  • Good signs for Gamestops's future: CEO Raines  Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 10:50 AM ET

    Paul Raines, Gamestop CEO, discusses the game maker's holiday sales jump and where they saw growth over the past quarter.

  • Jan 13- GameStop Corp, the world's largest retailer of video game products, said December same-store store sales rose 4.4 percent, driven by higher demand for games such as Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Grand Theft Auto V and Far Cry 4.. GameStop said it now estimated same-store sales to fall 1-2.5 percent in the fourth quarter ending January.

  • GameStop's December same-store sales up 4.4 pct Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 4:44 PM ET

    Jan 13- Video game retailer GameStop Corp said December comparable store sales rose 4.4 percent, driven by higher demand for games such as Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Grand Theft Auto V and Far Cry 4.. Shares of the world's largest retailer of video game products rose about 10 percent to $36 in extended trading. New software sales grew 5.8 percent during the...

  • As you wish: There’s now a 'Princess Bride' game app Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 12:07 PM ET
    Scene from the film "The Princess Bride".

    Gameblend Studios is banking on "The Princess Bride" fandom with the release of its latest game app, which is based on the 1987 romantic comedy.

  • This rare video game is on eBay for $100,000 Monday, 12 Jan 2015 | 9:06 AM ET

    A rare Nintendo video game from the 1980s has sparked a frantic bidding war on eBay this week, with the item now expected to sell for over $100,000.

  • TOKYO, Jan 6- Sony Corp's sales of PlayStation 4 video game consoles exceeded 18.5 million units as of Jan. 4, up from 13.5 million at the end of October, showing solid holiday demand and a bright spot for a company recovering from a massive cyber-attack. Sony Computer Entertainment CEO Andrew House said last month that holiday sales in Europe were so strong that it...

  • Not a gamer? You should still try these 2014 games Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 2:45 PM ET

    "Gamer" or "nongamer," you should still give these four video games a chance, Re/Code reports.