Video Game Industry


E3 2014: Sony and Microsoft Need To End Their Idiotic Exclusive Content War

E3 2014: Sony and Microsoft Need To End Their Idiotic Exclusive Content War

There have been a few trends at E3 this year, most of them more or less welcome. Cartoony action, giant dragons, cops and robbe...

Jun 10 2014, 10:08am CDT

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Microsoft Beats Analysts Predictions With 20.40B in 3rd Quarter Revenue

The Software Giant has Strong Sales in the Commercial Market...

Apr 24 2014, 4:57pm CDT

Global Sales for PS4 reach above 7 million

Global Sales for PS4 reach above 7 million

20.5 million copies have been sold for the PlayStation 4 software along with digital downloads...

Apr 17 2014, 12:50pm CDT

Prediction: Oculus Rift And VR Could Be Huge And Not Just For Gamers

Prediction: Oculus Rift And VR Could Be Huge And Not Just For Gamers

Over two decades ago, I was in a theme park near London and in a small room tucked out of the way and with a far smaller queue...

Apr 15 2014, 8:42am CDT

Millions of old Atari cartridges to be excavated

Millions of old Atari cartridges to be excavated

The fabled story appears to be true -- millions of unsold "E.T." cartridges for the Atari 2600 are about to be uneart...

Apr 11 2014, 11:17am CDT

The Ouya Is Basically Dead

The Ouya Is Basically Dead

I’ve written many critical things of the Ouya, a $99 Android-based video game console that was funded on Kickstarter in 2012. B...

Mar 8 2014, 1:06pm CST

Nintendo Is Beating Microsoft In Video Game Hardware Sales

Nintendo Is Beating Microsoft In Video Game Hardware Sales

Nintendo has been in the news a lot lately, largely thanks to the lackluster sales of the company’s Wii U console. Many have ur...

Mar 5 2014, 5:11pm CST

There's A Reason Only 16% Of Gamers Play Downloaded Games Exclusively

There's A Reason Only 16% Of Gamers Play Downloaded Games Exclusively

There’s a new report out from the NPD Group called “Exploring Digital Gaming” which says that 16% of American gamers download t...

Feb 22 2014, 10:16am CST

Will Austin's Tax Incentives Make It The Video Game Capital Of The World?

Will Austin's Tax Incentives Make It The Video Game Capital Of The World?

Did you ever wonder how Hollywood (the industry) came to be located in Hollywood (the city)? It wasn’t just the weather. Though...

Jan 29 2014, 12:41am CST

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life

GameStop shares came crashing down a few days ago when the company announced lower than expected game sales over the holidays (...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11am CST

GameStop Crashes After Surprise Fall In Holiday Video Game Sales

GameStop Crashes After Surprise Fall In Holiday Video Game Sales

GameStop shares fell over 18% on Tuesday morning after the company announced “greater than expected decline” in video game sale...

Jan 14 2014, 12:06pm CST

30 Under 30: The Brightest Young Stars In Video Games

30 Under 30: The Brightest Young Stars In Video Games

Every year, the reporters at Forbes look for up-and-coming stars in the industries we cover. We search for people who are doing...

Jan 6 2014, 6:56am CST

GameStop Offers 90% Extra for Hardware Trade-ins Toward PS4 on November 10

GameStop Offers 90% Extra for Hardware Trade-ins Toward PS4 on November 10

GameStop is hosting Sony PlayStation 4 pre-launch events on Sunday, November 10 at all U.S. GameStop store locations. A special...

Nov 7 2013, 3:01pm CST

Sony buys Gaming Cloud Company Gaikai for $380m

Sony buys Gaming Cloud Company Gaikai for $380m

Sony brings the future way of game delivery in-house with the aquisition of Gaikai....

Jul 2 2012, 2:21am CDT

Nintendo posts big Loss, but plans to be back in Black with Wii U

Nintendo posts big Loss for FY 11, but Nintendo says to be back in Black this Year with Wii U

Nintendo ran up a loss of 43 Billion Yen (~$530m) for the Fiscal Year ending March 31st....

Apr 26 2012, 3:14am CDT

Open Beta Version of PlayStation Suite SDK Now Publicly Available for Free

Open Beta Version of PlayStation Suite SDK Now Publicly Available for Free

Open Beta Version of PlayStation Suite SDK Now Publicly Available for Free. Program Streamlines Content Development Environment...

Apr 19 2012, 3:44am CDT

Resistance: Burning Skies is Available for Pre-Order

Resistance: Burning Skies is Available for Pre-Order

This game will release on May 29, 2012....

Apr 6 2012, 10:09am CDT

Ubisoft Has Big Wii U Ambitions

The power of "U"...

Apr 3 2012, 2:27pm CDT

One Sony is new Sony Mantra

One Sony is new Sony Mantra

Sony is in deep trouble. A new structure and the One Sony mantra are supposed to bring the Japanese electronics giant back into...

Mar 27 2012, 5:02am CDT

EA Talks Mass Effect 3 Sales Numbers

EA Talks Mass Effect 3 Sales Numbers

Very nice sales in 24 hours...

Mar 12 2012, 3:49pm CDT

PlayStation Vita Passes Million Sales Mark

Surpasses Sony's own expectations...

Feb 29 2012, 3:13pm CST

Sony PS Vita Sales reached over 1.2 Million

Sony PS Vita Sales reached over 1.2 Million

Sony released global sales numbers for the new PS Vita console....

Feb 28 2012, 8:46am CST

Nintendo Offers 3DS Demos

New downloadable initiative kicks off...

Jan 19 2012, 5:49pm CST

3DS Still Outselling PS Vita

At a rate of 6 to 1...

Dec 29 2011, 3:18pm CST

Gaming to be Big at CES 2012?

Gaming to be Big at CES 2012?

Sony gaming to be featured at CES?...

Dec 19 2011, 2:57pm CST

Nintendo Teams with the Louvre for 3DS Guided tours

Nintendo Teams with the Louvre for 3DS Guided tours

3D museum tours sound cool...

Dec 16 2011, 3:47pm CST

ESRB Begins Rating Mobile Games

But not those on the iPhone or Android...

Nov 29 2011, 5:54pm CST

$145 Nintendo 3DS Deal is Better Than Black Friday at Target

$145 Nintendo 3DS Deal is Better Than Black Friday at Target

Target offers the Nintendo 3DS for $24.99 less the regular price....

Nov 20 2011, 4:35pm CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Nintendo 3DS Gamer Bundle Perfect Game Lover Gift

Holiday Gift Guide 2011: Nintendo 3DS Gamer Bundle Perfect Game Lover Gift

This bundle gives you the advantage of getting more for your money....

Nov 16 2011, 6:40am CST

Black Friday Worthy Deal: Free $25 Gift Cardw with Nintendo 3DS Purchase

Black Friday Worthy Deal: Free $25 Gift Card with Nintendo 3DS Purchase on Target

The Nintendo 3DS is already very affordable since the price-cut to $169. Target sweetens the deal this week with a free $25 Gif...

Oct 30 2011, 3:48pm CDT

PlayStation Vita Going To Be Like A "Car Wreck," Developer Claims

Early doubt looms over Sony's impending handheld....

Aug 16 2011, 3:06pm CDT

Nintendo 3DS at new low $169.99 is available for Pre-order

Nintendo 3DS at new low Price of $169.99 is available for Pre-order

Amazon takes orders for the $169.99 Nintendo 3DS now, ships August 12....

Aug 4 2011, 7:16am CDT

Nintendo E3 Snapshot - All Nintendo E3 News on One Page

Nintendo E3 Snapshot - All Nintendo E3 News on One Page

Nintendo will host an E3 press event at 9am PDT....

Jun 7 2011, 5:09am CDT

Power A Nintendo 3DS Accessories Now Available

Power A Nintendo 3DS Accessories Now Available

Nintendo 3DS accessories available now...

Mar 28 2011, 10:48am CDT

Buy a Nintendo 3DS and get a $25 3DS Game Credit

Buy a Nintendo 3DS and get a $25 3DS Game Credit

The 3DS is available at Amazon for $249.99.This item will be released on March 27, 2011. In addition, it has a special offer to...

Mar 25 2011, 9:22am CDT

Nintendo 3DS Luxury Leather Case Protects and Looks Great

Nintendo 3DS Luxury Leather Case Protects and Looks Great

3DS Leather Case is available at Amazon for $12.99. With the new Nintendo 3DS coming out soon you want to make sure you have al...

Mar 10 2011, 9:38am CST

Nintendo 3DS Crystal Case

Nintendo 3DS Crystal Case

The 3DS Crystal case is available at Amazon for $9.99. Protective cases are very important for gaming systems. They can help ke...

Mar 10 2011, 5:28am CST

Nintendo 3DS Metal Case Keep Your 3DS Protected

Nintendo 3DS Metal Case Keep Your 3DS Protected

Nintendo 3DS Metal Case is available at Amazon for $9.99. If you are getting a Nintendo, 3DS then you are going to want to prot...

Mar 9 2011, 3:41pm CST