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I made the trek cross-country yesterday to front our exclusive Halo 3 release coverage from this Best Buy store at the corner of 44th and 5th Avenue in midtown Manhattan. This is one of 10,000 retailers nationwide that'll be hosting midnight-madness sales tonight to launch Halo 3 onto store shelves.
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Take Two (TTWO) reported quarterly earnings after the bell Monday. That combined with the upcoming release of Halo 3 and BioShock makes us think this is a perfect time to turn on the webcam and talk with a young man who is arguably the world’s most successful video gamer.
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With the markets so volatile, many investors might be tempted to head for the exits. But in these nervous times, there are smart moves you can make to protect your portfolio. CNBC asked the experts what they would buy--and sell--in this type of environment. Here's what they're telling us.
Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive Software received a "Wells" notice last week from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's division of enforcement, in connection with a previously disclosed investigation into Take-Two's historical stock-option practices.
E3 is a fun show not just because of the companies it attracts, like Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, Electronic Arts, Activision, THQ and dozens of others, but because of the celebrities who show up too. I had the chance to sit down with Heisman trophy winner and the NFL's #2 draft pick last year Reggie Bush before the big Microsoft event Tuesday night. Complete with multi-karat diamonds in each ear.
Activision, the No. 2 U.S. video game publisher, said Tuesday it expects fiscal first-quarter results to exceed its forecasts after the company shipped more than 8 million games in the period.
The businesses of movie making and video game making are tighter than ever. Today, they're rubbing shoulders at the Hollywood and Games Summit. These are two industries that need each other more than ever. Movie studios count on the reliable licensing fees that come from selling 5 million video games. And the video game makers like the fact that by paying a licensing fee they can tap into a guaranteed fan base, and all those marketing dollars the studios have spent. Virtually every big summer movie is also a video game: "Pirates," "Spiderman," "Shreck," and coming up "Ratatouille," "Transformers," and "Harry Potter."
U.S. regulators have begun a formal probe into stock option practices at Activision, the No. 2 U.S. video game publisher, according to a company filing.
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Blockbuster, Activision, Trump and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
Days after the Dow first crossed 13,000 the S&P closed above 1500, a level not seen in nearly 7 years. However, concerns are swelling that the market has reached its top. With a crucial jobs report looming, is it time to brace yourself for a pull back?
U.S. sales of video games, devices and accessories rose 33% to $1.1 billion in March, propelled by sales of new video game consoles like the last-generation PlayStation 2 from Sony, market research firm NPD said.
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The guys go behind the headlines and give you the traders' take on: ITT's fine for releasing info to China, the Beazer Homes criminal probe, and more. Find out where they see fast money.
Lauren from Maine says Broadcom (BRCM) held its own nicely today, given the overall market correction. Now that Broadcom is implementing new chips for Bluetooth devices, is this stock poised to reach new highs
Normally, Home Gamers expect to hear buy calls from Cramer, but today he picked out a couple of offerings that investors should ignore -- unless, of course, the price is right.
Mind-controlled games could be the next trend for the $13.5 billion video game industry, if Emotiv Systems’ new interactive technology takes off.
Jeff from California asked whether Healthcare is an essential sector to own for diversification or are there other "recession-proof" sectors that can take it's place, since biotech is dicey and big pharma's pipeline is weak?