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  • Wanted: Doctor of Wii (You Can Make Some Big Bucks) Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 9:58 AM ET

    Want to make a lot of money? Be the James Andrews of Wii injuries. With 9.3 million Wiis already sold and projected 22.3 million to be sold worldwide by March, the first doctors to advertise as Wii specialists will make a mint. Trust me, I have the worst Wii injury of my life right now and I'm ready to see a Wii doctor.

  • Microsoft Unveils Family-Oriented Xbox Bundle Tuesday, 23 Oct 2007 | 7:27 AM ET

    Microsoft said on Monday it is launching a reworked low-end version of its Xbox 360 in a bid to widen the game console's appeal to a broader audience that has flocked to rival Nintendo's Wii.

  • 'Halo 3' and Wii Drive US Video Game Sales Friday, 19 Oct 2007 | 5:39 AM ET

    U.S. sales of video game hardware and software jumped 75 percent in September, driven by Microsoft's "Halo 3" and Nintendo's Wii console.

  • Sony to Cut Prices on PlayStation 3 Thursday, 18 Oct 2007 | 10:32 AM ET

    Sony on Thursday cut the price of its PlayStation 3 game console in the U.S. and announced an even cheaper model that will arrive before the holiday shopping season.

  • Shares of video game giant Electronic Arts were riding high Friday on news of its two acquisitions--BioWare Corporation and Pandemic Studios. EA made the purchase--about $860 million of cash and stock--from Elevation Partners, which owns VG Holding, the parent company of the two stud

  • Gamers Shaping Up? Nintendo Unveils 'Wii Fit' Wednesday, 10 Oct 2007 | 6:12 AM ET

    Nintendo said on Wednesday it would start selling its "Wii Fit" home fitness game in Japan in time for the critical year-end shopping season, sending its shares to a record high.

  • Wii are All Sold Out, Sorry Monday, 8 Oct 2007 | 2:31 PM ET

    We're headed into the holiday shopping season and this one will carry a familiar tune from Nintendo: shoppers looking to deck their dens with a new Wii may be out of luck. Again.  The New York Post reports another round of Wii shortages on tap during this year's fourth quarter, even as the company has sold 11 million of these consoles worldwide.

  • Microsoft 'Halo' Creators to be Separate Company Friday, 5 Oct 2007 | 12:22 PM ET

    Microsoft said Friday that Bungie, the crown jewel of its video game unit that was behind its hit "Halo" franchise, will become an independent company.

  • Halo 3: Does Success Push Bungie Out Of The Game? Thursday, 4 Oct 2007 | 3:17 PM ET

    You can't say we didn't warn you: Halo 3 is an even bigger success than analysts thought it would be and the numbers are simply staggering. So staggering in fact that the game title alone might be enough to push Microsoft's Xbox 360 into the black for the first time in its history...

  • Trading A Wii World Wednesday, 3 Oct 2007 | 11:09 AM ET

    Nintendo's Wii isn’t only crushing competitor Sony PlayStation in Japan – it’s also forging some unusual business arrangements. Tennis giant "Prince" is now making rackets to go along with your Nintendo console. Can you "play" this development?

  • Prince And Wii: Getting Players Back In The Game? Monday, 1 Oct 2007 | 9:58 AM ET

    For those of you who are living under a rock, the Nintendo Wii is pretty much taking over the world. And frankly, I'm not sure I'm going to be writing this blog after Oct. 22, because the next night "Wii Playground" comes out. Yes, folks it's dodgeball and tetherball on the Wii.

  • Microsoft "Halo 3" 1st-Day Game Sales at $170 Million Thursday, 27 Sep 2007 | 8:13 AM ET
    Tristan Greenwood 12, looks at a display showing the box for Microsoft's latest game "Halo 3" at Universal Studios Citywalk in Los Angles on Monday, Sept 24, 2007. The new version of the most popular Microsoft Xbox 360 video game franchise,  goes on sale at midnight. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    Microsoft's "Halo 3" video game set an opening-day U.S. sales record of $170 million, outdoing any video game or movie debut and giving the company's money-losing entertainment unit a strong boost toward profitability.

  • Retailers Hoping for a Green Christmas Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 2:50 PM ET

    The latest CNBC Holiday Central survey shows most expect holiday spending to grow 1% to 3% this year, the the smallest annual increase since 2002.

  • Nintendo Becomes Japan's 2nd Most Valuable Company Tuesday, 25 Sep 2007 | 1:36 AM ET

    Nintendo roared past Canon to become Japan's second most valuable company behind Toyota Motor, driven by its hot-selling Wii game console and DS handheld player.

  • Hello Halo! Monday, 24 Sep 2007 | 11:01 AM ET

    Inside of a week now to the year's most anticipated entertainment event. Not Shrek. Spider-man. Even Pirates. Nope, I'm talking Master Chief, Cortana. The Covenant. I'm talking "Halo 3."

  • The Latest Picks That Paid Friday, 21 Sep 2007 | 8:14 PM ET
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    Our traders are good - but you knew that!  Check out their latest picks that paid.

  • Sony Delays PS3 'Home', Mum on Price Cuts Thursday, 20 Sep 2007 | 1:30 AM ET

    Sony said on Thursday it would postpone the launch of its "Home" virtual community service for its PlayStation 3 game console to early next year, the latest setback in its video game battle with Microsoft and Nintendo.

  • First Trade For Fall Monday, 3 Sep 2007 | 8:48 PM ET

    What events will move the markets this autumn? What should you be looking at going into a new cycle? The guys give you next season’s trades now.

  • Final Trade For Fall Monday, 27 Aug 2007 | 12:25 PM ET

    What events will move the markets this autumn? What should you be looking at going into a new cycle? The guys give you next season’s trades now.

  • Microsoft Cuts Xbox 360 Prices in Europe Monday, 20 Aug 2007 | 5:29 AM ET

    Microsoft Corp is cutting the European price for its Xbox 360 video game console by 50 euros to 349.99 euros ($470), following a similar cut in the United States.