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  • WSJ: Microsoft to buy Minecraft     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 2:47 PM ET

    Discussing the potential deal between Microsoft and Minecraft developer Mojang, with Dan Ives, FBR Capital Markets. "Nadella needs to go aggressive," he says.

  • Billion-dollar 'Destiny' for 'Halo' creators? Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 2:33 PM ET
    Scene from "Destiny"

    The company that made the Master Chief a household name is introducing a new game, and they hope it will become the next billion-dollar franchise.

  • Game creators seek mature storytelling in games Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 5:26 PM ET

    SEATTLE— For many of the game designers showing off their latest creations at the recent Penny Arcade video game expo in Seattle, the push to feature more mature storytelling has been one of their most significant challenges. "We are changing as a medium," said Richard Dansky, a writer who has worked on several "Tom Clancy" games, in a talk called "You're So Mature!

  • Football to kick off big Vegas betting season Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 2:31 PM ET

    The pro football season is preparing to kick off, but one Las Vegas bookmaker has already picked the winner of Super Bowl XLIX.

  • Esports: The next big tech bet?     Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 3:45 AM ET

    Jo Twist, CEO of UKIE, and Claire Enders, CEO of Enders Analysis, discuss the appeal of esports and how it could be lucrative for many companies.

  • 'Angry Birds' maker Rovio names new CEO Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 7:22 AM ET

    Finland's Rovio has hired Pekka Rantala from beverage maker Hartwall to take over as its new chief executive by the beginning of next year.

  • What Twitch deal reveals about Amazon: Investor Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:50 AM ET
    Attendees walk past televisions showing live streams of Twitch Interactive's video service during the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

    Amazon's deal for Twitch shows the e-commerce and media giant's "aspirations to be in live entertainment," the largest investor in Twitch tells CNBC.

  • 'Madden' scores touchdown...with viral video Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 12:08 PM ET
    A still image from the "Madden NFL 15: Madden Season" video, by Electronic Arts

    Electronic Arts' latest version of its hit "Madden" football video game launches Tuesday, and it's breaking records for views of its promotional video.

  • Sony PlayStation hacked     Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 11:07 AM ET

    Sony's PlayStation network was taken offline by hackers. The "Squawk Alley" team and Jon Steinberg, Daily Mail North America CEO, discuss the severity of the hack and if it will impact revenues.

  • 'Madden' game kicks off big digital push for EA Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 1:04 PM ET
    Screen image from Madden 15

    EA is counting on its "Madden" football franchise to help it launch the company's boldest digital push to date.

  • Flappy Bird creator's new game shoots up charts Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 4:33 PM ET
    Screen image of Swing Copters

    The Vietnamese developer behind the viral hit has a new hit game in stores—and it might be even more addictive than his first.

  • Cheaper may have paid off for Sony in games battle Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 10:58 AM ET
    Playstation PS4 consoles on sale at Best Buy.

    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 CEO undergoes surgery for brain tumor Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    GameStop said Chief Executive Paul Raines underwent an unexpected surgery last week for a small cancerous brain tumor.

  • Activision's 'Destiny' sets pre-order record: Exec Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    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.

  • PlayStation 4 sales hit 10M in blow to Microsoft Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:56 AM ET

    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 shares plunge on poor sales, outlook Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014 | 4:02 PM 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 reported quarterly earnings of 59 cents per share on $594 million in revenue on Tuesday.

  • Twitch brings the copyright hammer down Monday, 11 Aug 2014 | 11:24 AM ET
    Attendees walk past televisions showing live streams of Twitch Interactive's video service during the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

    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.

  • Why did 'Flappy Bird' return on Amazon? Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 1:16 PM ET
    Flappy Bird app game.

    Back by unpopular demand, it’s Flappy Bird. Re/Code reports.

  • Artist sues over 'Angry Birds' royalties Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    Artist Juli Adams has accused pet supply company Hartz Mountain Company of illegally selling her 'Angry Birds' designs.

  • Nintendo hit by sliding sales, posts loss Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 4:01 AM ET
    The Nintendo Wii U

    Japanese video game maker Nintendo posted a worse-than-expected operating loss in the second quarter as it struggles with shrinking sales.

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