Feb 26- Sony Corp's electronic unit said on Wednesday it is closing 20 retail stores in the United States and cutting 1,000 jobs, as the TV and game console maker tries to stem losses and regain market share. Sony has a total of 31 retail stores in the U.S.» Read More
The videogame industry gets criticized for glorifying violence but the "World's Best Gamer," (aka "Athene") hopes to turn gamers into real-life heroes.
A new app that lets players buy, sell and merge corporations across nine major industrial sectors became available on Thursday for iPhones and iPads.
Gamers are shifting from consoles to the Web and mobile devices, posing a challenge to game developers, console makers and retailers.
BEIJING/ TOKYO/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 10- For the past five years, Zhang Yang has sold Xboxes, Wiis and PlayStations at his Beijing shop, but the Chinese merchant is a thorn in the side of video game console makers now allowed into the world's third biggest market.
Dave McCarthy, Microsoft Xbox general manager, showcases Xbox Fitness, a new online fitness service exclusive to Xbox One that takes the world's most popular fitness videos and makes them interactive.
Sony said it sold 4.2 million PS4 game consoles as of Dec. 28, surpassing the 3 million Microsoft Xbox One devices sold as of end-2013.
China video game mkt third-largest by revenue, worth $14 billion. BEIJING, Jan 7- China has temporarily lifted a 14- year-old ban on selling video game consoles, paving the way for Sony Corp, Microsoft Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd to enter the world's third largest video game market in terms of revenue.
BEIJING, Jan 7- China's State Council said it has temporarily lifted a ban on selling foreign video game consoles, paving the way for firms like Sony Corp, Microsoft Corp and Nintendo Co Ltd to enter a nearly $14 billion dollar market.
Discussing which video game console won the holiday shopping season, with Daniel Ives, FBR Capital Markets, and Colin Sebastian, Robert W. Baird.
CNBC' Josh Lipton reports Sony appears to have the edge over Microsoft in the "console war."
New game consoles from Sony and Microsoft are sold out in many stores, a hint that the business is turning into a two-horse race. The NYT reports.
Win or lose, a lawsuit against the NCAA to give college athletes compensation for the use of their likeness will likely change collegiate athletics.
Glen Kacher of Light Street Capital, explains why he reestablished his shares in Apple.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 11- Microsoft Corp has sold more than 2 million Xbox One video game consoles since its Nov. 22 launch, catching up with rival Sony Corp's PlayStation 4 released a week earlier. Japan's Sony last week said it took 15 days for PS4 sales to cross 2.1 million. "Being even is a win for Sony," Benchmark Co analyst Mike Hickey said.
Sellouts of the systems aren't surprising, but that they have essentially the same sales numbers is a bit unexpected.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 11- Microsoft Corp has sold more than 2 million Xbox One video game consoles since its Nov. 22 launch, catching up with rival Sony Corp's PlayStation 4 released a week earlier. Japan's Sony last week said it took 15 days for PS4 sales to cross 2.1 million.
CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses the NSA and a shift toward surveillance reform. Also, why are gamers are being watched?
Bobby Kotick, Activision Blizzard CEO discusses gaming ratings and parental responsibility when it comes to monitoring "inappropriate" games.
Lisa Pan, CFO of Rekoo, says the company has opened up an office in London because the U.K. gaming market is "great".
CNET's editor-at-large Tim Stevens thinks the home console business will see "troubling times" over the next few years. He discusses the war between Sony and Microsoft.