• Zynga launches FarmVille 2  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 11:26 AM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan looks at Zynga's turnaround plan that all starts with a sequel to its hit game "FarmVille." Brennan also discusses competition in the gaming space.

  • Get ready for 'augmented' reality glasses Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 3:03 PM ET

    Up in the hills above Silicon Valley, a company called Meta is working on a potentially revolutionary "augmented" reality eyeglass product.

  • Why virtual reality could flop, again Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 11:53 AM ET
    An attendee wears an Oculus Rift HD virtual reality head-mounted display as he plays "EVE: Valkyrie," a multiplayer virtual reality dogfighting shooter game, at the Intel booth at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas.

    Despite Facebook's $2 billion deal for Oculus, there are still plenty of hurdles virtual reality must clear.

  • Mind Candy to release new games shortly: CFO  Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 6:30 AM ET

    Divina Knowles, CFO and COO at Mind Candy, says the company plans to follow the success of Moshi Monsters with new products that'll show investors it's a "predictable" and sustainable business.

  • Opening day! 3 reasons tech can lure younger fans Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 12:31 PM ET
    A general view of the Green Monster seats above the Green wall at Fenway Park, Boston.

    With the opening of the baseball season, the champion Boston Red Sox are looking to appeal to younger fans at the ballpark with technology.

  • Apple's future in wearable tech  Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 3:22 PM ET

    Amish Shah, Sierra Maya Ventures managing partner, discuss when Apple will enter the wearable tech market. CNBC's Jon Fortt provides insight.

  • Meet the guys trying to revolutionize game-making Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 2:33 PM ET
    Twitch comments form a bridge for the player in “Choice Chamber.”

    Making a video game is hard. Making a good one is harder. Will asking for help from a disorganized mob of strangers make it any easier?

  • 'Candy Crush' maker King goes on hiring spree Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 8:05 AM ET
    The King Digital Entertainment Plc logo and 'Candy Crush Saga' game are displayed on an Apple iPhone 5s and iPad Air in this arranged photograph.

    Mobile game King Digital is ramping up hiring despite its disappointing IPO last week. The WSJ reports.

  • GameStop CEO: Wal-Mart good for the category  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:42 AM ET

    Paul Raines, GameStop CEO, explains specialty "Simply Mac" stores and discusses overcoming challenges in the gaming space, and competition from Wal-Mart.

  • Pay to play? Gamers say they prefer ads Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:35 AM ET

    Gaming app makers face a conundrum over how to monetize their product, but ads that reward players could be the answer.

  • Gaming stocks still pretty healthy: Analyst  Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 3:29 PM ET

    Discussing the selloff in gambling stocks and new efforts by Congress to ban online gaming, with Joel Simkins, Credit Suisse gaming, lodging, and leisure analyst.

  • Gamers grouse over Facebook-Oculus deal Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    Oculus prototypes seen at CES 2014 in Las Vegas.

    Facebook's $2 billion acquisition of Oculus shocked gamers and game makers alike. Could the takeover affect the game?

  • Sour Candy: King falls nearly 16% in IPO Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 10:01 AM ET
    Pedestrians walk past a King Digital Entertainment Plc banner hanging on the facade of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York.

    King Digital Entertainment officially began life as a publicly traded company, but opened below its initial pricing levels.

  • 'Candy Crush' parent prices IPO at $22.50 Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 3:47 AM ET
    The King Digital Entertainment Plc logo and 'Candy Crush Saga' game are displayed on an Apple iPhone 5s and iPad Air in this arranged photograph.

    King Digital Entertainment, the maker of "Candy Crush," priced its shares Tuesday after the bell.

  • Facebook buys Oculus for $2 billion Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 6:45 PM ET

    Facebook is getting into the virtual reality game in a deal that includes $400 million in cash and 23.1 million shares of Facebook common stock.

  • Does gaming customer service really stink? Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    A customer looks at a display of Microsoft's next-generation console, the Xbox One, at a Best Buy in New York.

    Are video game companies really as bad at customer service as they sometimes appear?

  • Games is a 'hits' business: Expert  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 11:15 AM ET

    Dan Porter, former OMGPop CEO, discusses mobile gaming and weighs in on the IPO of King Digital Entertainment, the maker of mobile game Candy Crush Saga.

  • Video game brain drain? Top execs leave industry Thursday, 20 Mar 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    As the video game industry says goodbye to one generation of hardware, it's also saying goodbye to a number of high-profile names.

  • Flappy Bird will return to Apple's app store Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 1:51 PM ET
    Flappy Bird app game.

    The popular and addictive Flappy Bird will return to Apple's app store at some point, said the game's creator, the Hanoi-based Dong Nguyen.

  • Tech Yeah! Morpheus comes to Sony  Wednesday, 19 Mar 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    A look at Sony's Project Morpheus, a virtual reality headset for the PlayStation 4 video game console.

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