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Will Amazon be the next giant in gaming?

Just as video game publishers and console makers are getting used to the disruption Apple and Google brought to the industry, another shake-up might be looming. Amazon, which previously only sniffed around the edges of the gaming… Continue reading

10 best-selling video games (so far) of 2014

The next generation of consoles is starting to shake up the sales charts. With the release of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, there’s a new mid-year sales leader in the videogame industry—and… Continue reading

New consoles don’t spark retail run on game sales

Video game hardware is hot once again. The games themselves? That’s a murkier picture. Retail sales of game systems are up 51 percent in 2014 compared with a year ago, according to data… Continue reading

For gaming’s big three, the real battle begins

Last year, gamers had a pair of new consoles to get excited about. This year, the video game industry is hoping to maintain that excitement with a crop of some of its biggest… Continue reading

E3 2014 — What to expect from the biggest players in gaming

E3 2013 was laser-focused on hardware. This year, it’s time for the games to take center stage. With the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One hitting their stride, Sony and Microsoft will look to… Continue reading

No ticket, no problem: Here’s how to attend E3 from home

The biggest video game show of the year takes place June 9-12 in Los Angeles, but like most trade shows, E3 2014 is technically closed to the public. That’s never stopped people from… Continue reading

Sony execs cut their salaries in half

With Sony’s turnaround taking longer than expected and large losses in the foreseeable future, executives at Sony are slashing their own salaries to appease angry investors. President and CEO Kaz Hirai and other… Continue reading

Could virtual reality flop again?

Facebook’s $2 billion deal to acquire Oculus last month marked the biggest bet yet on the resurgence of virtual reality. While any price tag that hefty for an unfinished, unproven technology is bound… Continue reading

‘The Last of Us’ is headed to the PS4

The game many people consider to be the best to ever grace the PlayStation 3 is coming to the PlayStation 4. A ‘remastered’ version of Naughty Dog’s critical and commercial smash The Last… Continue reading

5 hidden costs of game consoles

You’ve scrimped and saved, skipping lunches and selling old games on eBay, and now, finally, you’ve got the $400 or $500 you need for a next-generation console. But despite what the price tag… Continue reading