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SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc reported higher revenue and profit for the first quarter, driven by robust sales of its "Titanfall" game, digital sales and cost control. For the three months ended June 30, the company posted non-GAAP revenue of $775 million, compared with $495 million a year ago.
Electronic Arts is reporting Q1 EPS of $0.19 ex-items on revenue of $775 million ex-items, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A judge on Tuesday approved the first settlement in the lawsuit brought by the state's economic development agency over the collapsed video game company founded by former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling.
LOS ANGELES— Comic-Con attendees will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to enter the mind of Professor X. 20th Century Fox has created an "X-Men"- themed virtual reality stunt especially for the pop-culture convention, which kicks off Thursday in San Diego.
Noriega was military dictator of Panama from 1983 to 1989. He was an informant for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, according to historical accounts. He also worked with Colombian drug cartels and was eventually indicted in the United States on drug and racketeering charges.
Today is the sixth anniversary of Apple's app store. CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at the biggest winners in the app economy. Dan Ackerman, Cnet.com senior editor, provides insight.
Michael Olson, Piper Jaffray senior research analyst, explains why he raised the price target on King Digital to $28 per share and is "optimistic" on the gaming space.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 25- Oculus VR, the technology startup that Facebook Inc is buying for $2 billion, has denied improperly using video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc's trade secrets to create its virtual reality gaming headset.
Though Zynga co-founder Tom Bollich is out to disrupt the legal marijuana industry, he feels more regulation is needed.
Old-guard media conglomerates are consolidating, but the hottest acquisitions targets are the multichannel networks like Fullscreen.
At the 2014 expo this week, the startup, which Facebook bought in March for $2 billion, drew crowds of oglers for its latest virtual reality headset, Oculus Rift. Whether gamers will buy into that remains to be seen, but Facebook's big bet has jolted gaming companies into action.
Some of the choices will be out this year. Others won't hit until 2015 or possibly later. Either way, here's what turned our head at this year's E3.
LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects global retail sales from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.
LOS ANGELES, June 12- Walt Disney Co expects revenue from its 10- month-old Infinity video game to reach $1 billion even as rivals also combine physical toys with video games, Jimmy Pitaro, president of the company's interactive unit, said in an interview.
Justin Kan, Twitch.TV founder, discusses his live-streaming video platform and mobile gaming engagement.
Michael Acton Smith, CEO of Mind Candy, says the company is turning its Moshi Monsters game into a franchise and discusses its next game ¿ World of Warriors ¿as well as the challenges with mobile gaming.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Strauss Zelnick, Take-Two Interactive chairman & CEO, about how the company's plans to follow up on the success of Grand Theft Auto V and its upcoming slate of games.
Months after Facebook bought virtual reality headset maker Oculus and Sony announced Morpheus, virtual reality is in the spotlight at the E3.
Robert Kotick, Activision Blizzard president & CEO, discusses competition with Electronic Arts, and the enthusiasm surrounding its current game lineup.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to Shawn Layden, Sony Entertainment America CEO, about what differentiates PlayStation television from its competitors and its focus on becoming an entertainment hub.