High gasoline prices and the pullback in consumer spending are impacting Americans' entertainment habits -- but not the way you'd think. Perhaps the entertainment industry really is recession-proof..?
Video game publisher Electronic Arts is retracting its bid for smaller rival Take-Two. In this Web Extra find out how the traders are playing it!
First there was the craziness with Yahoo and Microsoft. Will they? Won't they? Should we even care anymore? Now, to quote Yogi Berra, it's like deja vu all over again, with investors in Electronic Arts and Take-Two Interactive wondering whether this marriage will ever come off, or whether the wheels come off the deal instead.
Video game publisher Electronic Arts may be retracting its hostile bid for smaller rival Take-Two Interactive Software, but a deal -- and a friendly one at that -- is more likely than ever.
Video game publisher Electronic Arts said it will let its $2 billion buyout offer for smaller rival Take-Two Interactive Software expire Monday as it does not believe they can complete a deal before the holiday shopping season.
It's a big day for Electronic Arts, and a big day for Madden fans. Tonight at midnight Madden NFL 09 goes on sale, the 20th anniversary of the longest-running franchise in sports video games.
With so much news Monday we need two "Word on the Street" posts. Find out what the traders are saying about oil, the financials and more!
Microsoft is set to cut the price of its best-selling Xbox 360 Pro model to $299 from $349, a source briefed on the matter said on Friday.
Japanese videogame maker Square Enix said on Tuesday it had launched its first game for Apple’s iPod, broadening its target hardware to the top-selling media player.
Video game publisher Electronic Arts Tuesday again extended its $2 billion takeover offer for smaller rival Take-Two Interactive Software, but Take-Two again rejected the bid as too low.
In Monday’s Web Extra Jeff Macke reveals how to play the videogame makers as Electronic Arts extends its $2 billion offer for Take Two Interactive.
U.S. sales of video game hardware and software were $1.12 billion in May, up 37 percent from a year earlier, with Take-Two Interactive's "Grand Theft Audio 4" the best-selling title for the month, market researcher NPD said in a report on Thursday.
When will Wall Street wake up to the growth potential these stocks offer?
Nearly 2.0 billion shares and $31 billion traded yesterday in CNBC's Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge. Here are the bets being made today...
Stocks rose the most in more than a month on Thursday with the Dow making a triple digit advance. What's the "Word on the Street?"
With the release of Grand Theft Auto and “Wii Fit” behind us is it time to sell your video game winners?
Rather than having to pitch a video game idea and hope for funding, developers and skilled hobbyists can now create the game they want on the side—then let the market dictate whether their idea had merit.
Acquisition charges pushed video game publisher Electronic Arts to a loss for its fiscal fourth quarter, but the company's strong software sales helped the company's revenue blow past analyst expectations.
Markets fall the most in weeks as crude barreled toward another new high (even as the dollar rallied). What's the "Word on the Street?"
Take-Two Interactive Software scored more than $500 million in global sales of criminal action game "Grand Theft Auto 4" in its first week, marking what it said Wednesday is one of the most lucrative entertainment events in history.