The video game industry was down 8 percent compared to the 2008 sales numbers, with sales of $19.7 billion. It was the first time since 2002 that video game companies as a whole have posted notable negative growth.
Dow component Intel will be reporting quarterly earnings after the closing bell today. What should investors expect from the tech giant? Craig Berger, senior semiconductor analyst at FBR Capital Markets, shared his insight.
Netflix has been on a run, announcing deal after deal to make digital access to its movie library available to subscribers from their televisions.
The game publisher, which has been attempting a turnaround for nearly two years, on Monday warned that its earnings for the December quarter would be significantly lower than expected. Shares, predictably, are under fire today, down nearly 8 percent.
The technology industry is going retro — moving away from remote controls, mice and joysticks to something that arrives without batteries, wires or a user manual. It’s called a hand. The NYT explains.
There's plenty of room in this world for both an Apple and a Google smartphone. So why is everyone going so 'Gaga?'
Despite a power problem that delayed the kick-off to the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show by 25 minutes, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer delivered the show's opening keynote, proclaiming "screens" everywhere.
It’s obvious that the company is never going to earn its letterman’s jacket, so perhaps the time has come for it to walk away from the sports category.
Here we are a week before Christmas, the last night of Hanukkah, and it's the perfect opportunity to find out what's selling, what's not, and what investors ought to be paying attention to.
A list of the year’s 10 best selling games through the end of November shows titles for the Nintendo Wii and DS filling six slots— with 15.5 million units sold. That’s over 58 percent of the list’s total sales.
The largest entertainment launch of the year wasn’t enough to push video game sales into positive territory in November, raising concerns about the overall health of the industry.
Take Two Interactive Software has always fought against its reputation as a company with one bullet in its gun: the Grand Theft Auto series. In recent years, it seemed to be making some headway in those efforts, building a number of strong, if not super-powered, franchises that were far removed from its flagship title.
A brewing price war over video games is taking its toll on the industry’s top specialty retailer.
What are the latest holiday must-have toys and how can you profit from their popularity?
I have posted in the past just how compelling a platform iPhone has become for mobile gaming development and gamers themselves, posing a pretty significant competitive threat to the likes of Nintendo and Sony.
With deep pricing discounts on many electronic products, retailers are hoping to lure in shoppers who are guarding their wallets more carefully.
Sales of Activision Blizzard's latest game is breaking gaming records and giving Hollywood a run for its money, literally.
With a crucial holiday approaching for video game makers, Reggie Fils-Aime, President and COO of Nintendo America, said he expects the close release dates of big-name titles "Call of Duty" and "Super Mario Bros. Wii," out Sunday, to revive the industry from its sales lag.
After a brief sales increase in September, video game sales took another nosedive in October — but the bad news may finally be over.
The holiday season is traditionally viewed as a time of good cheer and hope, but for many video game publishers, 2009’s will be filled with shot nerves and stress.