Video Games

NetEase develops new ‘Lord of the Rings’ mobile game with Warner Bros

NetEase develops new ‘Lord of the Rings’ mobile game with Warner Bros

Published 15/06/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese gaming giant NetEase on Monday announced a strategic partnership with Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment to develop a new “Lord of [more…]

After the triumph of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

After the triumph of Animal Crossing, a thin pipeline for Nintendo

Published 11/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - The runaway success of Nintendo Co Ltd’s (7974.T) island life simulator Animal Crossing: New Horizons has overshadowed an uncomfortable fact for fans [more…]

Nintendo smashes Switch sales view- says Animal Crossing is device’s fastest-selling game

Nintendo smashes Switch sales view- says Animal Crossing is device’s fastest-selling game

Published 11/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Nintendo Co Ltd (7974.T) said on Thursday its fourth-quarter profit soared 200% due to surging demand for its Switch games console, [more…]

Fritz, Rae win glitchy Mario Tennis charity tournament

Fritz, Rae win glitchy Mario Tennis charity tournament

Published 04/05/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - American tennis player Taylor Fritz and his doubles partner, Tik Tok personality Addison Rae, won the virtual Stay At Home Slam on [more…]

Nintendo game pulled from Chinese platforms after Hong Kong protest

Nintendo game pulled from Chinese platforms after Hong Kong protest

Published 10/04/2020

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A Nintendo Switch video game has been pulled off China’s grey market e-commerce platforms, Reuters’ checks show, after Hong Kong activist [more…]

Esports: No F1 but Verstappen and Norris still find a way to race

Esports: No F1 but Verstappen and Norris still find a way to race

Published 16/03/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Formula One drivers Max Verstappen and Lando Norris were racing on Sunday but, with the season-opening Australian Grand Prix canceled due to [more…]

New ‘Star Wars’ title from EA set to be big draw this holiday season

New ‘Star Wars’ title from EA set to be big draw this holiday season

Published 15/11/2019

(Reuters) - Electronic Arts Inc launched “Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order” on Friday, garnering strong reviews for its flagship action-adventure series that is crucial to [more…]

Chinese smash European hopes of ‘Legends’ video game glory

Chinese smash European hopes of ‘Legends’ video game glory

Published 10/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Chinese video gamers crushed a team from Europe on Sunday who were hoping to break the domination of Asian players in the [more…]

Video game ‘Legends’ do battle for $1 million

Video game ‘Legends’ do battle for $1 million

Published 08/11/2019

PARIS (Reuters) - Two teams of young video gamers from Europe and China will do virtual battle on Sunday - and there’s more than $1 [more…]

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

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

Published 01/09/2019

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 [more…]