Pokemon Go creators release Harry Potter mobile game Wizards Unite

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The creators of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go unleashed a new game on Thursday that features Harry Potter and other characters from the wizarding world... Read more »

Bah humbug! Trump’s plan for more China tariffs to hit festive shoppers

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – This year’s holiday season could be tighter for many Americans if the U.S. government imposes tariffs on another $300 billion worth of Chinese imports –... Read more »

More U.S. millennials subscribe to video games than traditional pay TV: survey

NEW YORK (Reuters) – More American millennials now subscribe to a video game service than to a traditional paid television service, according to a survey on Monday, as consumers... Read more »

Tencent pulls blockbuster game PUBG in China, launches patriotic alternative

SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd on Wednesday shut down its test version of global blockbuster “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” in China and shifted users to a similar, more patriotic... Read more »

Tencent pulls blockbuster game PUBG in China as regulatory approval proves elusive

FILE PHOTO: Players are pictured as they attend the PUBG Global Invitational 2018, the first official esports tournament for the computer game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds in Berlin, Germany, July 26,... Read more »

EA revenue beats estimates on ‘Apex Legends’ boost, shares jump

(Reuters) – Electronic Arts Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly revenue on Tuesday, riding on the popularity of its battle royale game, “Apex Legends”, sending its shares up 7 percent in... Read more »

Activision forecast miss clouds esports push, shares drop

(Reuters) – Activision Blizzard Inc forecast second-quarter adjusted profit below estimates on Thursday, as the videogame maker puts more money into its franchises to battle competition from blockbuster games... Read more »

China releases new rules on game approvals

People play online games at an internet cafe in Fuyang, Anhui province, China August 20, 2018. Picture taken August 20, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s press and publication... Read more »

GameStop revenue falls 7.6 percent

FILE PHOTO: A GameStop store is photographed in Austin, TX, U.S., March 26, 2018. Picture taken on March 26, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Khursheed (Reuters) – GameStop Corp reported a 7.6... Read more »

ESPN to launch its own collegiate video game sports championship

NEW YORK (Reuters) – ESPN will hold its first ever college championship for competitive video gaming later this year, the TV sports network said on Tuesday, a high-profile esports... Read more »