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Gaming Video 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.

  • Angry Birds iPhone app

    Rovio CEO Mikael Hed told CNBC.com he wants to use the extraordinary success of the Angry Birds mobile game to build a diversified entertainment franchise spanning all media.

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    Sony's network woes may have dominated headlines in April, but they didn't do much to hurt overall sales in the video game industry.

  • Call of Duty Black Ops

    While April was an awful month for Sony, the Easter Bunny may have brought some good news for the video game industry as a whole.

  • Gamer Stocks: Time to Play?

    Discussing Activision's strong Q1 earnings and the broader outlook for the video game space, with Eric Handler, MKM Partners, and Arvind Bhatia, Sterne Agee.

  • Two veterans of Anonymous have acknowledged that members of the cyber-activist group are likely to have been behind the recent hacking attacks  on Sony, in spite of the group’s official denials. The FT reports.

  • As the repercussions and scope of recent cyberattacks continue to grow, Sony's problems are mounting.

  • Nearly two weeks after being the subject of one of the largest data breaches in business history, the PlayStation Network will go back online this week, Sony announced Sunday morning.