Sellouts of the systems aren't surprising, but that they have essentially the same sales numbers is a bit unexpected.» Read More
*Sony and Microsoft go head-to-head with new consoles. COLOGNE, Germany, Aug 22- "New heroes are here", proclaims a poster for Microsoft's and Sony's new gaming consoles at the entrance of the Gamescom trade fair, reflecting hopes that a battle over the devices will boost the declining videogames industry.
In the months since Microsoft first introduced the video game system, the company has made four major policy reversals—and there's no telling if it's done yet.
China's benchmark index shot up to a seven-week high on Monday, boosting Asian stocks across the board on optimism that the world's second-largest economy may be stabilizing, but Japan bucked the trend after weak growth data.
With disappointing Wii-U sales, David Gibson, regional head of software and services at Macquarie Research Japan, discusses the next best move for Nintendo.
Asian stocks were mixed on Wednesday as investors adopted a wait-and-see approach ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy statement.
TOKYO, July 31- Japan's Nikkei share average is set to drop on Wednesday, with investors cautious ahead of key domestic earnings and as they await the outcome of a Federal Reserve meeting for clues on the outlook for U.S. economic stimulus.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 26- Activision Blizzard Inc's CEO, who is shelling out $50 million of his own money in an $8.2 billion deal to buy back most of Vivendi's stake, said the world's largest video game publisher will be freer to pursue acquisitions and grow after emerging from its French parent's wing.
Microsoft will offer its "Age of Empires" game for smartphones through a tie-up with Japan's KLab, seeking to capture growth in a booming mobile game market.
*Microsoft seeking to leverage software assets. SAN FRANCISCO/ TOKYO, June 24- Microsoft Corp will offer its popular "Age of Empires" game for Apple Inc's iPhone and other smartphones through a tie-up with Japan's KLab Inc, seeking to capture growth in a booming mobile game market.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 21- Ouya's $99 Android videogame console goes on sale on Tuesday, the latest attempt by a growing crop of niche hardware makers to chip away at a market dominated by Sony Corp, Microsoft Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd..
Investors still aren't sure if they'll hit the PLAY AGAIN button on video game stocks but they'll definitely be looking for winners and losers out of the E3 show. Here are our picks.
Couldn't make it to the annual video game show E3? Here's a virtual front-row seat. Buckle up!
A one-on-one interview with Nintendo's global CEO Satoru Iwata on the lackluster performance of the Wii U and what the company plans to do to turn around sales and engagement.
The Electronics Entertainment Expo (E3) takes place this week in Los Angeles. CNBC's Jon Fortt sat down with Nintendo of America President & COO Reggie Fils-Aime to talk about the latest developments in the industry.
Microsoft announced Monday that the XBOX One console, unveiled earlier this year at its headquarters, will be available in November and cost $499.
As publishers and console makers in the video game industry gather in Los Angeles for E3, sector players are hoping for a lift ahead of the usual holiday push.
The way people spend their free time, where they stay when they travel, and what they eat, are being transformed by collaborative platforms, the power of mobile and GPS.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Glen Wood, Head of Sales, Global at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities discusses which stocks he likes out of the Japanese earnings season.
Pelham Smithers, managing director at Pelham Smithers Associates, says Nintendo's results are "abysmal" and that it will be hard for the company to return to profit despite weaker yen.