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  • Options Action: The Video Game Trade Tuesday, 15 Jun 2010 | 5:52 PM ET

    Considering video game maker THQ slashed its outlook and new titles from Electronic Arts are getting tepid reviews, how should you play the video game space?

  • This Year's Video Game Summit: What to Expect Friday, 4 Jun 2010 | 11:22 AM ET

    If the video game world were following its normal cycle, console makers would be revealing details of their next generation systems in less than two weeks. This cycle is anything but normal, though – and so at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), game makers will instead chart a new path.

  • Activision and Electronic Arts: The Brewing War Wednesday, 14 Apr 2010 | 7:05 PM ET
    Electronic Arts Headquarters, Redwood City, California

    While the level of rhetoric gets high in any corporate battle, it has moved well past that in this fight, with high profile employees being wooed away and gamer loyalties being put to the test. Ultimately, though, it's shareholders that, for better or worse, could be caught in the middle.

  • Overseas Money Looks at US Video Game Publishers Tuesday, 6 Apr 2010 | 2:52 PM ET
    Grand Theft Auto IV

    Privately held publisher Codemasters is not a name that has traditionally rung a lot of bells with investors. But when an Indian investment firm announced it had bought a 50 percent stake in the company Monday, Codemasters quickly popped onto the Wall Street radar.

  • iPad and Jobs: Two Big, Tradable Stories Thursday, 1 Apr 2010 | 6:26 PM ET

    What should you be watching and how can you make money in this environment?

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Time for Take Two to Quit Sports? Thursday, 24 Dec 2009 | 11:18 AM ET

    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.

  • Best Buy

    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.

  • Video Game Industry Braces for Ugly Earnings Season Tuesday, 3 Nov 2009 | 2:22 PM ET
    Madden 2010

    The third quarter of 2009 was a pretty horrendous one for the video game industry. Year over year sales plummeted amid a lack of ‘must have’ games. Now, as earnings season draws near, game makers are about to face the consequences.

  • Gamestop store

    The November 2005 launch of the Xbox 360 marked not only the beginning of a new cycle of video game hardware, it also launched a new era in video game pricing.

  • Electronic Arts: Whither the Gaming Hits? Wednesday, 5 Aug 2009 | 10:09 AM ET
    Playing Guitar Hero

    Analysts and investors both cheered Electronic Arts’ better than expected first fiscal quarter earnings Tuesday, but the video game publisher is still a long way from recapturing its glory days.

  • As Earnings Slump, Video Game Price Cuts More Likely Friday, 31 Jul 2009 | 1:35 PM ET
    Sony Playstation 3

    Sony and Nintendo may tell anybody who will listen that they’re not planning to drop console prices this year, but judging by the results from each company’s first fiscal quarter, neither video game console maker may have a choice.

  • Used Video Game Sales Soar: So Who Wins? Monday, 6 Jul 2009 | 6:12 PM ET

    Sales of new video game software are down 7 percent compared to 2008, according to the NPD Group. But a new study by Nielsen finds that used game sales are at an all time high.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Playing Games With Your Portfolio Tuesday, 2 Jun 2009 | 6:12 PM ET

    Who says that in this economy you shouldn’t play games with your portfolio? Fast Money says you should!

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 'Sims' Creator Wright Leaves Electronic Arts Wednesday, 8 Apr 2009 | 7:23 PM ET

    Will Wright, the creative force behind some of Electronic Arts’ biggest games, has announced plans to leave the company, the latest in a series of obstacles for the one-time publishing king of the video game space.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 10:18 AM ET

    The number of job cuts continued to soar in February 2009, reflecting the worsening US recession.

  • Job Cuts Keep Coming—Is Your Firm On the List? Wednesday, 4 Mar 2009 | 8:12 AM ET

    More companies announced layoffs this week as the employment picture continued to dim. JPMorgan Chase and Chesapeake Energy were among the latest names on Thursday to announce job cuts.