Smartphones have absolutely crashed the mobile gaming industry party since the iPhone came onto the scene in 2007 – can Nintendo answer?
Pac-Man is a pretty familiar character after 30 years. Toru Iwatani, creator of the game, offered a postmortem on the industry’s biggest franchise—and told a few tales most fans have probably never heard.
Electronic Arts hasn’t exactly been a darling of Wall Street in recent years, but the president of the EA Games label says the company has made the necessary changes to get back on top.
Nintendo's latest game machine, offering glasses-free 3-D images, went on sale in Japan on Saturday ahead of a global rollout, and analysts say it promises to be the world's first 3-D mass-market product.
Singapore-born Tan Min-Liang, quit his job as an advocate and solicitor at the Singapore Supreme Court and became an entrepreneur. He tells anchor Christine Tan how he helped to grow a small gaming mouse maker into Razer, the world’s biggest gaming hardware company; and why fun is an important component of the company's culture.
A ruling by a federal district court of appeals earlier this week might have significantly affected the lawsuit brought about by former NCAA college football and basketball players against the NCAA, Collegiate Licensing and Electronic Arts for including their likenesses in EA games without being compensated.
It's no surprise that video game sales continue to fall — off 5 percent in January. And as expected Activision Blizzard's "Call of Duty: Black Ops" topped the list. The big surprise is the fact that dance games are thriving, with three dance games in the list of the top ten bestsellers.
Despite comparing with weak numbers from a year ago, game software sales were down 5 percent last month versus 12 months earlier, coming in at $576 million, according to NPD Group, which tracks the industry.
After two consistent years of negative growth, investors in the video game industry are hoping for things to start turning around in 2011, but they may have to wait a little longer for that to happen.
The company has unveiled the Xperia Play at the ongoing Mobile World Congress. Due in March, the device will be available exclusively through Verizon in the U.S. and will lead the charge of cell phones capable of playing PlayStation titles.
While Wednesday's announcement that Activision-Blizzard was pulling the plug on "Guitar Hero" might have turned heads in the gaming world, it was the company's other announcement that might have bigger repercussions for investors.
Activision Blizzard's earnings and revenue both beat estimates — Q4 was its most profitable quarter ever — but Wall Street is disappointed by the company's forecasts for the fist quarter and the full year. Shares tumbled in late trading Wednesday after the company's announcement and continued to fall Thursday morning.
The videogame publisher's shares tumbled in late trading Wednesday after its outlook for the current quarter fell far short of estimates.
In agreeing to buy The Huffington Post for $315 million, AOL is putting what appears to be a significant premium on the ability to attract and build a community of readers, the New York Times reports.
The last couple of years have been rough ones for Electronic Arts and THQ. Rapid changes in the video game landscape and an unlucky string of underperforming titles has taken its toll on both companies’ stock prices.
Electronic Arts stock has shot through the roof in after hours trading—now up about 10 percent. Investors are reacting to a laundry list of better-than-expected news.
Electronic Arts reports its fiscal third quarter earnings after the bell; Wall Street's eagerly looking for signs of growth following a year when video game software sales declined.
The company unveiled its next generation handheld system Thursday – the successor to its six-year old PlayStation Portable device. Sony also announced a new initiative that would bring PlayStation games to Android-based devices.
Walt Disney has laid off a significant portion of its gaming studio employees, the company confirmed Tuesday.
The war of words between Activision-Blizzard and Electronic Arts has moved to a new plateau. Activision has added the rival publisher to its $400 countersuit against the creators of the “Call of Duty” franchise.