New York-listed Chinese online game developer Giant Interactive said Monday it had agreed to be taken private by its parent, backed by a consortium which will fund the $3 billion purchase.
The virtual currency Bitcoin jumped back over $1,000 Monday after online gaming company Zynga began a test operation to accept Bitcoin in some of its games.
A law under consideration in South Korea's parliament has sparked vociferous debate by grouping popular online games such as "StarCraft" with gambling, drugs and alcohol as an anti-social addiction the government should do ...
American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor ...
The global video gaming market is set to grow 11.1 percent a year until 2017, boosted by a new generation of consoles and the increasing popularity of online games, according to IDATE digital research and consultancy firm.
Sohu.com Inc., operator of a popular Chinese Web portal, said Monday its quarterly profit fell 20 percent due to higher expenses but revenues rose.
(Phys.org) —Is online betting fun entertainment or a seedy fraud? Your opinion likely depends on whether you label it "gambling" or "gaming," reports a new Cornell study that shows how industry labels help shape consumer ...
The tiny British territory of Gibraltar is bidding to snap up a giant slice of the nascent US online gaming market as states gradually begin to relax a ban on Internet betting.
Three executives are departing Zynga as part of an executive reshuffling by the online game maker's new CEO, Don Mattrick.
Bally Technologies Inc. said Tuesday that it has agreed to buy fellow gambling equipment maker SHFL entertainment Inc. for about $1.31 billion in cash.