World of Warcraft nostalgia to boost Activision Blizzard: Barron’s

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The initial reception for a re-launched version of a classic video game points to potential stock price growth of Activision Blizzard Inc, with new titles... Read more »

Activision third-quarter forecast disappoints; shares fall

(Reuters) – Videogame maker Activision Blizzard Inc’s (ATVI.O) current-quarter forecast for profit and revenue fell short of estimates on Thursday, overshadowing better-than-expected second-quarter results, sending shares down 3.7%. FILE... Read more »

U.S. teen wins $3 million at video game tournament Fortnite World Cup

NEW YORK (Reuters) – American teenager Kyle Giersdorf won $3 million on Sunday after taking the top prize in a tournament in New York for the popular online video... Read more »

U.S. teen wins $3 million at video game tournament Fortnite World Cup

Jul 28, 2019; Flushing, NY, USA; Bugha celebrates after his win as the first solo World Champion at the Fortnite World Cup Finals e-sports event at Arthur Ashe Stadium.... Read more »

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 »