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  • Virtual reality gaming set to become a real thing Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 5:02 PM ET
    A gamer wears a high-definition virtual reality (VR) headset, manufactured by Oculus VR Inc.

    Months after Facebook bought virtual reality headset maker Oculus and Sony announced Morpheus, virtual reality is in the spotlight at the E3.

  • 10 surprising 'Tetris' facts from its creator Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    Creator Alexey Pajitnov says he didn't make money from Tetris for 10 years and he spills more little-known facts from the game's early days.

  • E3 trade show may pull the plug on Los Angeles Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 3:12 PM ET
    Gamers participate in a video game at the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, June 12, 2013.

    The video game trade show will operate in downtown Los Angeles through 2015, but venue issues have made its future location uncertain.

  • Back in the game? Xbox One now selling for $399 Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 5:04 PM ET
    Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft's Xbox division and Microsoft Studios, presents a fresh installment of the open-world romp "Crackdown," for the Xbox One Monday  in Los Angeles.

    With Sony's PlayStation outselling Microsoft's Xbox One, the pressure is on for Microsoft to show it has the new games to boost sales of its console.

  • Activision CEO focused on being #1 video game company

    Robert Kotick, Activision Blizzard president & CEO, discusses competition with Electronic Arts, and the enthusiasm surrounding its current game lineup.

  • NCAA settlement won't affect EA's strategy: CEO Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 6:26 PM ET
    Andrew Wilson

    The NCAA's $20 million settlement over college-themed football and basketball games will not affect EA's strategy, its CEO said.

  • Disappointing Zynga primes for a comeback Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    Investors don't pay much attention to Zynga, but bolstered by new leadership and a turnaround plan, the company is impressing analysts.

  • Game on: How Nintendo hopes to level up Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:05 PM ET

    Just seven years ago, Nintendo was the undisputed king of the video game world. How times change.

  • Is Amazon gaming's sleeping giant? Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 11:06 AM ET
    Amazon's vice president of games, Mike Frazzini, talks about the gaming components of the Amazon Fire TV, a new device that allows users to stream video, music, photos, games and more through their television, on April 2, 2014 in New York City.

    Just as video game publishers are getting used to the disruption Apple and Google brought to the industry, another shake-up might be looming.

  • 10 best-selling video games (so far) of 2014 Saturday, 7 Jun 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    With the release of the PS4 and Xbox One, there's a new mid-year sales leader in the videogame industry—and it's not Call of Duty for a change.

  • New game consoles are selling. Games? Not so much Saturday, 7 Jun 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    Video game hardware is hot once again. The games themselves? That's a murkier picture.

  • Game on! Software and mobile big at 2014 E3 show Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 8:18 AM ET
    The Microsoft X-Box display at the E3 Gaming and Technology Conference at the Los Angeles Convention Center, June, 2013.

    Plenty of upstarts are looking to steal traditional game makers' thunder at the annual E3 trade show.

  • Sony powering down device...for good Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 12:38 PM ET
    Time is running out to buy the Sony PSP as Sony announces it is winding down manufacturing of it's gaming device.

    It had a long run, but the PSP — the handheld gaming device Sony introduced 10 years ago – is powering down.

  • Blurring lines in next gen console industry Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 3:14 PM ET
    Watch Dogs video game still

    Does "Watch Dogs," the highly anticipated video game, deliver the goods in the next gen console industry?

  • Gamestop's gaming landscape   Friday, 23 May 2014 | 10:29 AM ET
    Gamestop's gaming landscape

    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.

  • Casino group pulls support for online gambling Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 11:21 AM ET

    Despite congressional testimony in favor of online gambling, the group representing U.S. casinos has withdrawn its support for the practice.

  • Twitch owns gaming genre: Pro   Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 10:42 AM ET
    Twitch owns gaming genre: Pro

    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' goal: Score big in Brazil Saturday, 17 May 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    Video game makers like EA look for ways around high taxes to build a big following in Brazil ahead of the World Cup.

  • Apple original transforms gaming   Friday, 16 May 2014 | 11:37 AM ET
    Apple original transforms gaming

    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.

  • Kim Jong Un to star in video game Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 6:40 PM ET
    Screen from Glorious Leader video game by Moneyhorse

    A video game that will soon be released stars North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. NBC News reports.

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