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Gaming Video Games

  • Nintendo 3DS

    After spending a week looking into the future, the video game industry must once more face the reality of the present.

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    Citigroup’s revelation that hackers stole personal information from more than 200,000 credit card holders makes it one of the largest direct attacks on a major bank, the New York Times reports.

  • Nintendo

    Nintendo's global president said investors overreacted to the debut of Wii U game console, one day after its shares plunged amid doubts about its consumer appeal.

  • E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo - A CNBC Special Report

    Jack Tretton, President of Sony Computer Entertainment America, finnaly broke his silence about   the recent hacker attack which resulted in the theft of personal information.

  • Nintendo Unveils Wii U at E3

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the story on new console announcements at E3.

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    While console and dedicated handheld systems are well represented at E3 — and games for mobile phones have a moderate presence — there are very few social network gaming companies at the show. And given the growing size of that segment of the industry, that's a major hole.

  • Nintendo Wii U Console Demo

    Nintendo unveiled its new console, the Wii U at its big press conference, with a new high-tech motion-sensor control and a slew of more hard core games.

  • Activision

    Activision Blizzard didn't host a big press event at this year's E3, but its games had a huge presence in all the console makers presentations. I sat down with CEO Bobby Kotick in a first on CNBC interview right before Nintendo's big presser.

  • Nintendo Wii U Console Demo

    For the past five years, Nintendo has ruled the home console space, and it has led the handheld category for more than four times that long.  Now it's hoping to bring the best aspects of both fields together.

  • Nintendo: Game On

    Discussing Nintendo's next generation of games and product security, with Reggie Fils-Aime, Nintendo of America president/COO and CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Activision CEO: Gaming's Competitive Landscape

    Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick sits down with CNBC's Julia Boorstin at E3 to discuss the Sony Playstation network outage, its partnership with Nintendo, and the competition from Electronic Arts.

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    Ignition Entertainment is finishing work on "El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron," based on the Book of Enoch, an ancient text that, while not a part of either the Jewish or Christian canon, is printed in the Dead Sea Scrolls.

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    Microsoft is intensifying its efforts to appeal to both core gamers and non-gamers, announcing two new titles in its blockbuster "Halo" franchise Monday and plans to integrate live TV into the console.

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    Soon after Apple started its music-centric social network Ping last year, Steven P. Jobs reached out to Lady Gaga and her business manager, Troy Carter, for feedback, the New York Times reports.

  • Activision Blizzard: Cashing in on

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports the video game maker has come up with a new business model designed to drive more revenue from its blockbuster game.

  • Steve Jobs

    Apple has announced that Steve Jobs will give the keynote speech at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference on June 6.

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    "Call of Duty" might be the best selling franchise in the video game industry, but Activision-Blizzard is looking to double down on its earnings potential.

  • Wii Fit

    Manufacturers are delivering an ever growing roster of exercise games and interactive fitness technology to health clubs, YMCAs, park, recreation centers and even schools.

  • Call To the Floor: Gamestop

    Discussing recent stock weakness and future growth prospects for the world's largest video game retailer, with Paul Raines, GameStop CEO.

  • LinkedIn

    The glut of sales and initial public offerings (IPO) in the social media sector expected during this year could be indicative of a tech bubble similar to a decade ago, analysts have told CNBC.com.