Video Games

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…]

Microsoft, Nvidia team up for more realistic visuals on Minecraft game

Microsoft, Nvidia team up for more realistic visuals on Minecraft game

Published 19/08/2019

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Monday it will use chipmaker Nvidia Corp’s (NVDA.O) real-time ray tracing technology to provide the software company’s Minecraft [more…]

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores

Walmart tells staff to pull violent video game signage from stores

Published 09/08/2019

(Reuters) - Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores in the United States to take down signs and playable demos [more…]

Pokemon Go creators release Harry Potter mobile game Wizards Unite

Pokemon Go creators release Harry Potter mobile game Wizards Unite

Published 21/06/2019

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The creators of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go unleashed a new game on Thursday that features Harry Potter and other characters [more…]

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

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

Published 17/06/2019

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 [more…]

Microsoft unveils next-gen ‘Project Scarlett’ Xbox console for…

Microsoft unveils next-gen ‘Project Scarlett’ Xbox console for…

Published 10/06/2019

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Sunday unveiled its next-generation Xbox console, known as “Project Scarlett,” which is set to hit store shelves during the 2020 [more…]

Chernobyl comes back to life in Ukrainian computer game

Chernobyl comes back to life in Ukrainian computer game

Published 04/05/2019

KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian computer game that brings to life a town abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster may not sound like everyone’s idea [more…]