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Separately, a flight carrying Sony Online Entertainment President John Smedley was diverted to Phoenix while the online attack was happening.
EA is counting on its "Madden" football franchise to help it launch the company's boldest digital push to date.
The Vietnamese developer behind the viral hit has a new hit game in stores—and it might be even more addictive than his first.
Few know why the PlayStation 4 has won the recent console war, but a Nielsen study suggests that gamers aren't very brand loyal. Re/code reports.
GameStop said Chief Executive Paul Raines underwent an unexpected surgery last week for a small cancerous brain tumor.
An Activision Blizzard executive said the company's upcoming "Destiny" game has set a video game industry record as the most pre-ordered new title.
Sony has sold over 10 million PlayStation 4 (PS4) devices, the company said on Tuesday, landing a major blow to rival Microsoft's Xbox One.
King Digital Entertainment reported quarterly earnings of 59 cents per share on $594 million in revenue on Tuesday.
Videogame streaming site Twitch can no longer fly under the legal radar, as evidenced by the announcement that videos in its archives with unlicensed music will be flagged muted.
Back by unpopular demand, it’s Flappy Bird. Re/Code reports.
Artist Juli Adams has accused pet supply company Hartz Mountain Company of illegally selling her 'Angry Birds' designs.
Japanese video game maker Nintendo posted a worse-than-expected operating loss in the second quarter as it struggles with shrinking sales.
Nerdom has become big business in the years since legions of costumed fans first descended on San Diego.
Atul Goyal, analyst at Jefferies, says Nintendo needs to change strategy and go where their customers are: mobile.
SAN FRANCISCO, July 22- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc reported higher revenue and profit for the first quarter, driven by robust sales of its "Titanfall" game, digital sales and cost control. For the three months ended June 30, the company posted non-GAAP revenue of $775 million, compared with $495 million a year ago.
Electronic Arts is reporting Q1 EPS of $0.19 ex-items on revenue of $775 million ex-items, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
Apple is planning on launching the latest version of its iPhone, with a significantly larger screen according to the Wall Street Journal.
Sony's PlayStation 4 is outselling Xbox One, but Microsoft could still gain ground and be a fierce competitor in consoles.
The struggling video game company recently introduced PrideFest, a mobile game tailored to the LGBT community and Pride celebrations.
Microsoft will shut down Xbox Entertainment Studios, ending an ambitious foray into original video programming. Re/code reports.
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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.