ROCHESTER, N.Y.— A video game that allowed players to zap marching aliens with dot lasers and another that gave them flamethrowers and put them in the driver's seat in a violent 3- D world are among six games inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. "Space Invaders" and "Grand Theft Auto III," along with " The Oregon Trail,"'' Sonic the Hedgehog, "'' The Legend of Zelda" and "... » Read More
Bracken Darrell, CEO of Logitech, talks about the company's earnings, the internet of things and competing with Apple.
Japanese gaming giant Nintendo released its full-year results and revealed the date of its next video game console, codenamed the NX.
TOKYO— Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. reported a 24 billion yen loss for January-March Wednesday, bigger than the loss it reported the previous year. Nintendo also said Wednesday that its new game platform codenamed NX will be launched globally in March next year. Recent sales of Nintendo's Wii U machine have lagged rivals Sony Corp.' s PlayStation 4...
Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan, and major earnings reports and economic data from Japan and China expected later in the week. Britain's FTSE 100 lost 0.6 percent to 6,275.36. CENTRAL BANKS: Central bank policy meetings in Japan and the U.S. are the focus of investors' attention.
Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan as well as major earnings reports and economic data from Japan and China expected later in the week. CENTRAL BANKS: Central bank policy meetings in Japan and the U.S. are the focus of investors' attention. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand, RBNZ, is also holding a policy meeting this week.
The chief executive CEO of an eSports firm might have let slip that Microsoft may have sold half the number of games consoles as rival Sony.
Rumors have emerged that a new version of Sony’s PlayStation 4 will be called the NEO, and experts think the console will help boost sales.
Jørgen Vig Knudstorp, CEO of Lego, talks about the opportunities for growth available to the toy brick company.
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A lot of focus has been placed on how virtual reality (VR) technology will transform the gaming industry, but it has many real-world uses.
Betting on computer game competitions, or e-sports, is set to generate significant revenues for gambling operators, according to experts.
Scientists are creating virtual reality video games to spread preventative health-care messages.
A new scientific field focuses on virtual reality, like video games embedded with health messages such as 'Don't drink and drive.' Can it work?
Retro video game console maker gives 1980s Nintendo Entertainment System a gold-plated makeover.
PureFunds CEO, Andrew Chanin explains why exchange-traded fund (ETFs) in the video game and technology space are gaining ground.
The virtual reality headset could move on from gamers, and into the commercial space.
Facebook's Oculus Rift is on sale today. CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the high-end headset market where Facebook has a head start.
Rob Lloyd, GameStop CFO, breaks down the company's quarterly results and discusses the company's strategy going forward, including the addition of new games.
With a new system looming, Nintendo may be getting ready to sunset the Wii U.
Andrew House, Group CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, discusses the launch of the company's virtual reality product for Playstation.