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CNBC's Josh Lipton speaks to Amazon vice president of games Mike Frazzini, about Microsoft¿s purchase of Mojang for $2.5 billion and Amazon's gaming strategy.
Microsoft's $2.5 billion Mojang acquisition might seem like an odd fit to some, but it could be a key strategic move for the tech behemoth.
John Brandstetter, Flying Tiger Entertainment president, made the first video game for the Apple Watch. Brandstetter discusses how gaming and the Watch fit together.
The video game's sales, which equate to roughly 9 million copies sold, were even higher than most analysts had forecast.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports Mojang, the developer behind blockbuster game MineCraft, may be bought up by Microsoft.
Discussing the potential deal between Microsoft and Minecraft developer Mojang, with Dan Ives, FBR Capital Markets. "Nadella needs to go aggressive," he says.
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.
The pro football season is preparing to kick off, but one Las Vegas bookmaker has already picked the winner of Super Bowl XLIX.
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.
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.
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.
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'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.
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.
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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.
Working from Los Angeles, Boorstin is CNBC's media and entertainment reporter and editor of CNBC.com's Media Money section.
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Josh Lipton is CNBC's technology correspondent, working from CNBC's Silicon Valley bureau.
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Expect upside in tech for the second half of the year, says Venky Ganesan, managing director at Menlo Ventures.
Apple's mobile payments service and the cryptocurrency are "not super comparable," says investor Cameron Winklevoss.
Rather than jump at the Alibaba IPO, RiverPark/Wedgewood fund's David Rolfe might "wait years to get it at our price."