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  • 'Advanced Warfare' jumps past predecessors Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    FOSTER CITY, Calif.— It feels like a well-armed Christmas morning at Sledgehammer Games. Michael Condrey and Glen Schofield, co-founders of the video game studio responsible for the next "Call of Duty" installment, are excitedly unwrapping virtual goodies in the chummy meeting room that connects their offices: a pistol with a polycarbonate grip!

  • The R&D elite: America's most innovative companies Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    The CNBC RQ 50 identifies companies that don't just spend big on R&D, but spend right, creating return on innovation for shareholders.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 5- Video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc raised its full-year 2014 forecast, citing better-than-expected second quarter results and expectations of strong sales for upcoming titles like "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" and "Destiny."

  • A live market monitor is viewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: FireEye, Groupon, Walt Disney & more.

  • Six stocks to buy on a dip: ‘Fast Money’ pros Thursday, 31 Jul 2014 | 6:40 PM ET

    A stock market decline provided opportunity to buy quality names at a discount, several pros say.

  • Lightning Round: Six Flags, Petrobras & more Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 6:47 PM ET

    It's time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.

  • 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.

  • Manuel Noriega sues 'Call of Duty' game makers Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 1:38 PM ET
    Manuel Noriega speaks in 1988 during the presentation of colors to the San Miguel Arcangel de San Miguelito volunteer battalion in Panama City, Panama.

    Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega is suing Activision Blizzard for using his name and image in its "Call of Duty" video game series.

  • Porn sponsors & eSports not a match made in gaming Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 1:15 PM ET
    Visitors cheer for international teams during the tournament of the computer game 'League of Legends' on May 8, 2014 in Paris.

    After a streaming porn site offered to sponsor competitive gaming, many gaming groups indicated the sponsorship could violate policies.

  • *Bollore to take reins on June 24. After selling three of its six businesses in the past year in a strategy overhaul, Vivendi, one of France's largest companies, has up to 10 billion euros to remake itself depending on how much debt it is willing to take on.

  • E3: Scenes from the video game circus Saturday, 14 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    There's so much going on at E3 that it's hard to keep up with everything being shown, talked about and hinted at.

  • 10 exciting video games to look out for Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 10:08 AM ET

    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.

  • Video game show offers fans plenty to drool over Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 2:50 PM ET
    A general view of atmosphere at the 2014 E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 11, 2014.

    The excitement that surrounds new game systems often has a sweeping effect on share prices of companies in the video game space.

  • Why the big 3 game giants need the little guys Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 11:55 AM ET

    Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo, looking to expand the content their game offerings, are courting independent developers.

  • June 10- Sony Computer Entertainment Inc said it will release a PlayStation TV set-top box for $99 in North America this fall, through which users will be able to access movies and TV episodes from the PlayStation store.

  • Back in the game? Xbox One now selling for $399 Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division and Microsoft Studios, presents a fresh installment of the open-world romp "Crackdown," for the Xbox One Monday  in Los Angeles.

    With Sony's PlayStation outselling Microsoft's Xbox One, the pressure is on for Microsoft to show it has the new games to boost sales of its console.

  • 10 best-selling video games (so far) of 2014 Saturday, 7 Jun 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    With the release of the PS4 and Xbox One, there's a new mid-year sales leader in the videogame industry—and it's not Call of Duty for a change.

  • Game on! Software and mobile big at 2014 E3 show Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 8:18 AM ET
    The Microsoft X-Box display at the E3 Gaming and Technology Conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center, June, 2013.

    Plenty of upstarts are looking to steal traditional game makers' thunder at the annual E3 trade show.