EA sees bright digital future despite loss
US videogame giant Electronic Arts (EA) on Tuesday reported a deepened loss in the last quarter but saw a bright future as players opt increasingly for online play and digital downloads.
'2011 looks huge' for video game follow-ups
Batman leads a league of sequels headed for video games this year.
Nintendo chief says Sony portable is different
(AP) -- Nintendo's President Satoru Iwata is unfazed by rival Sony's plans for an upgraded successor to the PlayStation Portable, confident that his company's 3-D handheld game machine going on sale next ...
Microsoft 2Q earnings edge down on slow PC sales
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that its net income for the latest quarter fell slightly from a year ago, and it beat Wall Street's expectations despite the weak personal computer market.
Michael Jackson dance moves hit Kinect in April
Ubisoft on Thursday announced an April 12 release date for a Michael Jackson video game that challenges Xbox 360 players to dance like the King of Pop.
US sales of video game content flat in 2010
(AP) -- U.S. retail sales of new video games dropped in 2010, but revenue from mobile game "apps" and other new formats helped keep the total amount spent on video game content unchanged from a year ago, according to market ...
Sony Move gamers armed with assault rifle controllers
Lovers of PlayStation 3 console shooter video games are being armed with assault rifle controllers by accessory makers playing into battle hero fantasies.
Microsoft's answer to the iPad is still in pieces
(AP) -- Instead of unveiling an elegant response to the iPad, Microsoft came to the tech industry's premier gadget show with a collection of exposed computer guts, news about microchips and a shallow preview ...
Microsoft sold 8 mln Kinects in first two months
Microsoft sold more than eight million gesture-sensing Kinect controllers for Xbox 360 videogame consoles in just two months, the technology titan's chief executive Steve Ballmer has said.
Peak of popularity a wistful memory for Wii
At Next-Gen Video Games, it has been two months since a customer bought a Nintendo Wii, the console that became a sensation for letting players swing a virtual tennis racket or steer a virtual car with a flick ...
US video game sales rise 8 percent in November
(AP) -- U.S. video game sales in November rose 8 percent from a year ago to $2.99 billion, helped by Microsoft Corp.'s new motion-detecting controller, Kinect, and hot sales of the first-person shooter "Call of Duty: Black ...
Gift guide: Consoles to bring out the gamer in you
(AP) -- With two new motion controllers out this fall, video game companies are giving even the most hand-eye-coordination challenged of us a chance to find our inner gamer. And for those who already have, ...
Gift Guide: Winners for every kind of gamer
Nearly three-quarters of American households own a device that's used specifically for video games, whether it's a console, a handheld device or a dedicated computer, according to Nielsen Co. Add to that all ...
Microsoft Kinect: Revolutionary technology in early phases
Nintendo got the motion-activated gaming craze started with the Wii controller, and Sony improved on the motion controller with its Move.