U.S. stock market index futures were sharply lower Tuesday, after a selloff in European stocks and Japan's Nikkei, after the Bank of Japan disappointed investors by failing to address market volatility in its monetary policy statement.
Microsoft spent more than 90 minutes showcasing the Xbox One—but only one moment made the entire crowd gasp. The announcement of its price.
Alex Simmons, U.K. editor in chief at IGN, discusses the release of the new Sony's Playstation 4, which will retail $100 below Microsoft's latest Xbox revamp.
Electronic Arts showed off 11 games at its annual pre-E3 press conference, going back to the "Battlefield" and vowing to put its "NBA Live" franchise back in the game.
Microsoft announced Monday that the XBOX One console, unveiled earlier this year at its headquarters, will be available in November and cost $499.
Apple is expected to roll out an overhaul of its mobile and desktop operating systems at its World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC 2013) on Monday.
The U.S. is the profit center of the video game sector. But if current trends continue, China may take that title.
While video game sales have been unpredictable, the best seller rankings continue to be dominated by mega-hit franchises. See which titles are topping the charts.
Although video game sales are down, select titles have managed to stand out, capturing players' imagination and cash. Plus, the one, big gaming catalyst on the horizon.
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.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Asian stock markets moved off session highs on Friday to end mixed with the Nikkei leading gains by 1.4 percent after its stunning 5 percent dive in the previous session. Sentiment improved after latest U.S. data eased concerns of an early end to the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program.
The Sony board will examine activist investor Dan Loeb's proposal to spin off part of the entertainment business, CEO Kazuo Hirai told CNBC.
Jon Fortt speaks to Sony CEO Kazuo Hirai about Dan Loeb's call to split the company.
Paul Richards, UBS, explains why Japan's recent moves are corrective. And, Jon Fortt reports Sony is considering but not committing Loeb's proposal to sell its entertainment unit.
Sony is working with Morgan Stanley and Citi as it "considers" spinning off a piece of its entertainment unit, reports CNBC's Jon Fortt.
Though Sony is best known for consumer electronics and a few say it needs to revive that business, some analysts argue that it would just be throwing good money after bad.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day and what they're looking out for Tuesday.
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.
The problem for Korea had seemed obvious: the won has climbed by a third against the Japanese currency, in theory allowing Japanese companies to undercut Korean competitors and carry home more yen.