Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. said first-day sales of “Grand Theft Auto V” topped $800 million worldwide, surpassing the record set by “Call of Duty: Black Ops II” last November.
HomeAway Inc.’s rising online vacation rental bookings may persuade suitors to tackle the most expensive Internet deal since 2007 as an improving economy spurs a rebound in travel.
Electronic Arts Inc. named Andrew Wilson, the head of its sports games and a leader in the emerging digital businesses, as chief executive officer, passing over two more senior officials.
Sony Corp.’s PlayStation 4 beat Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox One in U.S. console sales in May, extending its lead for a fifth straight month.
Microsoft Corp. and Sony Corp. took turns parading exclusive video-game titles and features as the competition between their rival video-game consoles turns toward the year-end holiday season.
Netflix Inc. has won over consumers and Hollywood with its mix of TV reruns, old movies and original shows, all for $7.99-a-month with liberal policies that let family and friends share one account.
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. said retail sales of its “Grand Theft Auto V” video game surpassed $1 billion in three days, hitting that mark faster than any other game or movie.
GameStop Corp. tumbled the most in 11 years after the video-game retailer cut its earnings forecast because of lower-than-expected sales of games and reduced profit margin from consoles in the holiday period.
"The faster-than-anticipated uptake of new consoles, as well as the remaining software lineup, bode well for the company."
- Michael Olson on Aug 21, 2014
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