Game companies ready to show new ways to play
(AP) -- Video game makers are about to try to convince you that fancy 3-D screens, gesture-recognition cameras and ultra-sensitive motion controllers topped with brightly glowing spheres are what you need ...
Nintendo's big challenge: letting others win
One would think Nintendo Ltd. has little to worry about in the video-game market the company seems to rule, having sold more than 50 million of its Wii consoles to date.
Winners and losers at this week's E3
Since the first battles over "Pong" machines in local arcades four decades ago, video gamers have loved good competition. And this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo—the industry's largest annual gathering—presented ...
Microsoft says used games will work on Xbox One
Microsoft's upcoming Xbox One gaming console will be able to play used games, clearing up a worry among gamers and video game retailers such as GameStop, which trade in used games.
EA to bring 'Sims' game to Facebook
(AP) -- Major video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. is bringing its popular "The Sims" role-playing game to Facebook.
Game company Electronic Arts posts 1Q profit
(AP) -- Video game publisher Electronic Arts said Tuesday that it earned a net income in the latest quarter, reversing a loss a year earlier as revenue grew sharply.
Electronic Arts shares dive on weak outlook
(AP) -- A disappointing outlook from Electronic Arts Inc. sent shares of the video game publisher sharply lower Monday, a sign that significant cost-cuts and layoffs have not ended the company's slump.
Activision Blizzard: 'Call of Duty' has made $1B
(AP) -- Video game publisher Activision Blizzard Inc. said Wednesday that the game "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" has brought in more than $1 billion in revenue since it went on sale in November.
Electronic Arts lowers 2010 guidance as sales weak
(AP) -- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. cut its full-year guidance on Monday, as ongoing weakness in its game disc sales didn't ease up over the holidays as the company had hoped.
Electronic Arts stages fake protest of game at E3
(AP) -- Electronic Arts has been playing games with attendees of the nation's biggest video-game trade show.
Iowa town seeks status as video gamers' mecca
(AP) -- For a brief shining moment in the 1980s, Ottumwa was the unlikely hot spot of the fledgling video game industry as gamers around the globe flocked to this sleepy Iowa city and its video game arcade ...
EA posts smaller 4Q loss as costs decline
(AP) -- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. posted a smaller net loss Tuesday for its fiscal fourth quarter as it further slashed costs in a quarter that had fewer hit game launches.
With 'Dead Rising,' a new approach for a game adaptation
When a pair of filmmakers first approached video game publisher Capcom about crafting a live-action movie based on their popular zombie series "Dead Rising," they were asked to prove themselves in a very ...
Judge shoots down Noriega 'Call of Duty' lawsuit
A California judge on Tuesday shot down a lawsuit filed by former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega after his likeness appeared in a "Call of Duty" video game.