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Mobile gaming companies are making money worldwide, but in one country in particular they're really cleaning up.
The old classic makes a viral comeback with a real-time stream that allows thousands of users to play simultaneously.
Re/code Senior Editor Peter Kafka discusses King Digital Entertainment's IPO and Zynga's profitably.
Our ever-growing love for all things digital shows no signs of abating, with spend on media downloads surpassing $57 billion.
CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant gets the scoop on toys bound to be on a lot of kids' radar.
Sony will release a smaller, lighter version of its handheld PlayStation Vita in the U.S. at sometime this spring.
Hasbro president and CEO Brian Goldner says its entertainment content is driving its business, and discusses whether Hasbro will have pricing power again.
The developer of "Flappy Bird" took the game down at midnight on Sunday as he announced he would do 22 hours earlier.
Activision, who makes Call of Duty and World Of Warcraft is surging after announcing strong fourth quarter financials. USA Today reports.
Nintendo's new 10-year strategy includes an unexpected focus on nonwearable health monitors.
Take-Two Interactive beat expectations in Q3 2014, with $1.9 billion in non-GAAP revenue and earnings per share of $5.88 for the quarter.
Many professional gamers enter competitive gaming early and can make up to six figures, but they burn out after just a few years.
The social game maker posted results that, while still a loss, beat expectations, and said it would lay off 15 percent of its workers.
Nintendo is looking at how to squeeze more out of its Mario franchise and revive its fortunes after admitting that its Wii U console has been a flop.
Electronic Arts lowered its 2015 revenue forecast as the arrival of new Xbox and PS4 consoles is resulting in weaker sales.
Nintendo shares slumped on Monday following a huge profit loss warning, but analysts told CNBC the company could be on the verge of a paradigm shift.
Microsoft's Xbox One was the best-selling console in December, but Sony's PS4 edged it out for the two-month holiday season, according to new data.
The videogame industry gets criticized for glorifying violence but the "World's Best Gamer," (aka "Athene") hopes to turn gamers into real-life heroes.
Nintendo said on Friday that sales of its Wii U consoles had flopped, pushing it to a third consecutive annual loss.
A new app that lets players buy, sell and merge corporations across nine major industrial sectors became available on Thursday for iPhones and iPads.
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Though Alibaba is seeking a valuation of as much as $162.7 billion, one stock market pro thinks it could fetch up to $240 billion.
It's clear major retailers doubt Apple's entry into mobile payments, too, says PayPal exec Bill Ready.
Money manager Jeffery Gundlach thinks Apple has lost its luster, but investor Roger McNamee thinks it has more room to run.