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Given its convenience and social aspects, multiplayer online gaming could continue its fast growth and transform the gaming industry away from the console model.
Activision Blizzard (ATVI) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
BEIJING—Chinese regulators set up a new committee to review online games, in a step videogaming industry executives and consultants said presaged an end to a crippling freeze on new game approvals. State media reported the new “online game ethics committee” on Friday, and industry executives said the news caught them by surprise. The ethics committee, which falls under the Communist Party’s Propaganda Department, will review games for content and set out guidelines for companies on how to “abide by social morality,” according to a Friday report from Xinhua News Agency.
A few days ago, Google removed popular Cheetah Mobile and Kika Tech apps from its Play Store following a BuzzFeed investigation, which discovered the apps were engaging in ad fraud. Today, as a result of Google's ongoing investigation into the situation, it has discovered three malicious ad network SDKs that were being used to conduct of ad fraud in these apps. In fact, most are likely not, Google says.
China's social-video speedster takes a hit after landing at the low end of its guidance. The fourth quarter doesn't look any more promising.
What, did you think that Activision would stop at remastering the first three Crash Bandicoot games? True to the teasers, Activision and Beenox have revealed Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. The overhaul of Naughty Dog's marsupial karting classic includes all the familiar characters, tracks and game modes of the PlayStation original (including Battle Mode), but throws in massively improved graphics and, naturally, online play.
Activision is trying something a little different with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4: It's selling a $30 version that drops the Zombies mode, and only includes standard multiplayer and the popular battle royale mode, Blackout. Bad luck if you're a console player, though -- the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Battle Edition is PC-only for the time being. This version is compatible with the full game, so if your friends already picked up Black Ops 4, you'll be able to jump into a Blackout squad with them.
Activision, Electronic Arts and other videogame companies may be more vulnerable to disruption than investors realize, as Fortnite has shown.
Microsoft's head of gaming, Phil Spencer, says that the company's chief financial officer, Amy Hood, is keeping track of the company's gaming business now that it's doing $10 billion in annual revenue.
Sohu.com (SOHU) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
Former U.S. Navy SEAL Jocko Willink has practiced Brazilian jiu-jitsu throughout his adult life. The former platoon commander recently told CNBC Make It why he believes the sport and martial art is revered by so many smart and successful people.
Jim Cramer tears through his responses to callers' questions, including one about the action in a book retailer's stock.
In the latest trading session, Activision Blizzard (ATVI) closed at $46.52, marking a -0.17% move from the previous day.
In the latest trading session, Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) closed at $101.69, marking a -1.71% move from the previous day.