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  • 'Halo ODST' Returns to First-Person Shooter Format Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 4:03 PM ET

    The game is a standalone expansion, and will certainly be shorter than previous "Halo" installments. Exact length of play and pricing hasn’t been determined, but Bungie has been quoted as saying they don’t view "ODST" as a $60 title.

  • Disney's 'Split/Second' Wreaks Havoc at High Speed Thursday, 28 May 2009 | 4:02 PM ET

    Blending action and racing, the game pits you against a collection of stunt drivers and racers in a reality TV competition. The plot of the game, though, is fairly irrelevant. The fun lies in driving at insane speeds and wreaking havoc.

  • 2009’s Top Selling Video Games Wednesday, 27 May 2009 | 11:21 AM ET
    We’re nearly at the halfway point of 2009, so it seems a good time to take a look at what’s driving sales in the video game industry.On the whole, this year hasn’t been overly kind so far. Software sales are down 6 percent compared to this point in 2008 – a $200 million shortfall. And while there have been a few solid hits, several of the year’s best selling games are over a year old. It’s important to note that the first half of last year had some blockbusters, though, including “Grand Theft Au

    While there have been a few solid hits, several of the year’s best selling games are over a year old. Check out our list of top-selling video games for 2009!

  • The Long, Slow Death March of Atari? Friday, 22 May 2009 | 8:23 AM ET
    Scene from the movie Ghostbusters

    If there is a Rasputin of the video game world, it’s Atari. Like the Russian mystic who, according to legend, survived numerous attempts on his life, the long-time video game publisher keeps finding ways to survive after the video game industry has left it for dead.

  • Saving Hollywood Wednesday, 20 May 2009 | 3:20 PM ET
    DVDs in a computer's disc drives.

    Even with Pirate Bay convicted, the studios need to figure out a digital strategy.

  • Pros Say: Recovery a ‘Slow Ride Up’ Friday, 15 May 2009 | 2:48 PM ET

    Stocks were mixed on Friday as investors were encouraged by a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings but dismal economic data out of Europe and weak U.S. retail reports capped gains. Read and listen to what experts had to say...

  • Sales of Video Games, Systems Plunged in April Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 6:48 PM ET

    Game software sales came in at just over $1 billion, a 23 percent drop compared to the 2008 numbers, according to market research firm NPD Group. The 2008 numbers were bolstered by blockbuster titles "Grand Theft Auto IV" and "Mario Kart Wii"—and a stronger economic climate.

  • Stocks Snap 3 Day Losing Streak Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 5:40 PM ET

    Stocks gained Thursday as investors returned to financial and technology shares on bets the recent rally could have more room to grow after a brief pullback.

  • Stocks Snap Losing Streak as Techs Rise Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 4:59 PM ET

    Stocks opened higher after Wal-Mart hit its earnings target but a pair of economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains.

  • Sony Hints It May Cut Prices on PS3 Game System Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 4:36 PM ET
    Sony Playstation 3

    With all the attention on Sony’s first net loss in 14 years Thursday, another announcement that was overlooked. Sony, while avoiding the words precisely, all but confirmed that a price cut is coming for the PlayStation 3 this year.

  • Stocks Open Higher as Techs Bounce Back Thursday, 14 May 2009 | 10:30 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher after Wal-Mart hit its earnings target but a pair of economic reports that missed expectations curbed gains.

  • Market Insider: Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 13 May 2009 | 7:30 PM ET

    Wall Street's bears are currently behind the wheel, steering stocks lower down a bumpy road.Traders say the debate has been won, and the market has now set its course lower for the time being.

  • BYD Auto's F0 model

    Berkshire Hathaway officials tell the AP they believe a Taiwan tycoon's accusations against Chinese electric car maker BYD are "unfounded."  Hon Hai's Terry Gou has questioned Warren Buffett's decision to invest in BYD, a company Gou claims has stolen trade secrets.

  • Sneak Peek: 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo Tuesday, 5 May 2009 | 12:16 PM ET

    After a relatively dull past two years, the Electronic Entertainment Expo ("E3" for short) appears ready to deliver the goods this year.

  • Is 'Grand Theft Auto' Running Out of Gas? Monday, 4 May 2009 | 10:16 AM ET

    Lately gamers have seemed a bit less interested in the series that once defined cool – and shattered sales boundaries.

  • Video Games May Test ‘Recession Resistant’ Label Thursday, 30 Apr 2009 | 9:58 AM ET
    Wii

    Investors in the video game sector might want to brace themselves.  A big drop in March sales may signal the beginning of a slump.

  • Options Target Video Game Maker Ahead of Earnings Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 3:56 PM ET

    Electronic Arts is seeing unusually heavy options activity ahead of its earnings report next week. The average options volume for the game software company is 9,370 for a full session, but more than 78,000 contracts have changed hands so far Tuesday.

  • Corporate Reputations Erode Among Consumers: Survey Tuesday, 28 Apr 2009 | 11:07 AM ET

    Bailouts, bonuses and bad business behavior all combined to erode the overall reputation of corporate America to its worst standing in 10 years, according to a new survey by Harris Interactive.

  • Big Game Makers Staying Off The iPhone Monday, 27 Apr 2009 | 3:18 PM ET

    The iPhone has quickly become one of the hottest mobile gaming platforms in the industry, but not all video game publishers are moving as fast as you might expect to embrace the device.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Thursday, 23 Apr 2009 | 8:41 AM ET
    Crowd of people on the street

    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim.