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Video game hardware is hot once again. The games themselves? That's a murkier picture.
Plenty of upstarts are looking to steal traditional game makers' thunder at the annual E3 trade show.
It had a long run, but the PSP — the handheld gaming device Sony introduced 10 years ago – is powering down.
Does "Watch Dogs," the highly anticipated video game, deliver the goods in the next gen console industry?
Paul Raines, Gamestop CEO, discusses how digital downloads are affecting their brick & mortar and software strategy. Raines also addresses if they plan to change perception that Gamestop is more than a mall store.
Despite congressional testimony in favor of online gambling, the group representing U.S. casinos has withdrawn its support for the practice.
Discussing the potential deal between Google and video game streaming service Twitch, and what the deal would mean for YouTube, with Dan Porter, former CEO of OMG Pop. Porter says this is about building the live capabilities of what YouTube has and this is bigger than a billion dollar deal.
Video game makers like EA look for ways around high taxes to build a big following in Brazil ahead of the World Cup.
Trip Hawkins is known for his involvement in the early days of Apple. As CEO of Digital Chocolate, Hawkins focuses on developing games for mobile phones, iOS, and Microsoft Windows. Hawkins says games are the best way to transform learning for kids.
A video game that will soon be released stars North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. NBC News reports.
Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen told CNBC the app is returning later this year and will be less addictive.
Microsoft's six-month old console Xbox One will receive a $100 price cut to $399 for a version without the previously mandatory Kinect camera.
Nintendo is apologizing after being criticized for not recognizing same-sex relationships in English editions of a life-simulator video game.
King Digital took its time handing out it first earnings report. But when it got around to it, the company behind Candy Crush delivered good news.
CNBC's Josh Lipton provides a preview of Electronic Arts and Activision's earnings expected after today's closing bell.
Video game publisher Take-Two Interactive reported a 23 percent drop in revenue in its fiscal fourth quarter but beat Wall Street expectations.
So-called midcore mobile games nearly doubled their revenue last year to $3.8 billion. Here's how they are cashing in.
After a long console ban in China, Microsoft says its Xbox One will go on sale in China, The New York Times reports.
Filmmakers digging in a New Mexico landfill found hundreds of 'ET the Extra-Terrestrial' games, considered by some to be the worst video game ever.
Lance Ulanoff, Mashable editor at large and chief correspondent, discuss the mobile gaming "fad" after Rovio announced a 50 percent drop in net profits. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.
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Matt Hunter is the senior technology editor at CNBC.com.
Cadie Thompson is a tech reporter for the Enterprise Team for CNBC.com.
Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.