Vivendi’s profits are dipping and its debts are mounting, so it is looking to Activision to add some cash to its balance sheet.
Wall Street itself liked the hiring of Mattrick, with Zynga’s stock rising another 10 percent this morning in addition to its 10 percent rise yesterday.
Microsoft announced a deal with Time Warner Cable that will bring a ton of live channels to Xbox 360 owners, the company announced today.
Editor’s Pick Zynga’s IPO disappointed in 2011, and now Candy Crush Saga developer King is hoping not to repeat history.
Microsoft’s “all-in-one entertainment device” will set you back $499, the company announced today during an E3 press conference.
What do people eat at the trade show? What’s the most awkward way to serve drinks at a party? Where’s the last place you’d expect to see a Starbucks? Read on to find out.
Wedbush Securities analysts Michael Pacther and Nick McKay preview E3 for investors.
Consumer rights issues are overshadowing an otherwise impressive technological announcement.
We take a look at some of the big moves from the publishers that might have an impact on their bottom line.
Editor’s Pick These review scores are quite interesting — and unexpected.
We dig into the recent reports regarding always-online and the Xbox Mini.
Publishers are already playing footsie with real-money gambling.
Editor’s Pick “Whales” are more than dollars signs — they’re regular gamers with an obsession and social lives that extend beyond the game.
Editor’s Pick Our alternative reviewers give us their thoughts on playing (or not playing, as the case may be) EA’s newest city-building sim.
Even EA says it doesn’t consider the Wii U to be a true next-generation console.
A handful of analysts respond to Sony’s PlayStation 4 announcement.
The Wii U needs games, but Nintendo also needs to start fighting the right battle.
Editor’s Pick Our three different reviewers take on separate aspects of Call of Duty: Black Ops II, Activision Blizzard’s first-person military shooter for the Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, and PC.
Analysts appear more bullish on the social-gaming giant after yesterday’s earnings call.
Editor’s Pick Our three different reviewers take on separate aspects of Resident Evil 6, the latest in Capcom’s action-horror series.
The social-gaming company “preannounced” a slumping earnings report yesterday and is paying the price today.
Some fans claim the ad to be alienating. They believe it insinuates Nintendo wants “normal” people to buy their hardware.
Sony is finally making good use of digital distribution on the PlayStation Network (PSN) with the PSN Day 1 Digital service
Editor’s Pick Why settle for one review when you can have three, from different aspects of the games industry?
An air of uncertainty is surrounding the highly anticipated open-world crime game, and now investors are hedging on their prediction for a release before the end of March.
Yelp’s shares were lifted more than 22 percent today, despite the fact that insiders were given their first chance to dispose of their holdings.
GameStop reported numerous losses for its second-quarter earnings, but digital sales rose.
When Activision reports its earnings, the game world listens.
Gamers could be playing the next Grand Theft Auto by next spring, analysts agree.
Editor’s Pick Zynga’s weak earnings report yesterday has spurred an investor panic, cratering the company’s stock price by 39 percent today.
Valve’s Steam app for mobile devices accidentally began showing categories for nongaming-related applications. We turn to some experts to see what this could mean for developers and the industry at large.
U.S. video game sales for the month of June are expected to be down 34 percent compared to a year ago, according to a forecast released overnight by analyst Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities.
One thing is clear from the relatively disappointing showing of games at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) video game trade show this year. If Grand Theft Auto V ships before the end of the year, it could be a so-so year for video game sales. If it doesn’t, then it will likely be a horrible year.
Editor’s Pick Movie-licensed games are experiencing an extinction by evolution. Mobile apps and quality releases based on specific characters are displacing these often mediocre titles.
Investors are a skeptical lot. They showed that today after Zynga debuted a bunch of new games and services for the next generation of social games.
Nineteen big names in gaming answer the question, “What are you most excited to see at E3 this year?”
The Internet can get a little cluttered the week before E3, but the good news is that we’ve compiled a list of some of the biggest rumors for your convenience.