Investigators Raid Norwegian Game Studio [Update]

The Oslo headquaters of MMO developer Funcom found itself under siege this morning, as Norwegian economic crime unit Økokrim launched an investigation into suspected infringement of the provisions of the Securities Trading Act revolving the 2012 launch of The Secret World. Update — Funcom says game development and… » 1/29/14 9:14am 1/29/14 9:14am

Rumors of PS4 Restricting Used Games Send GameStop Stock Tumbling

GameStop's stock price closed lower by $1.30—a five percent loss overall—after word this morning that Sony had applied for a patent on technology that could restrict how used games are played on its next console. » 1/03/13 5:00pm 1/03/13 5:00pm

Analyst Pegs Team Fortress 2 Hat Economy at $50 Million

Done with that Zynga story? Thought that was all the economics you were getting today? Nope. While he's not recommending investor action, writer Paul Manwaring did some number crunching and conservatively valued Team Fortress 2's unique items economy at, oh, about $50 million. » 12/17/11 3:00pm 12/17/11 3:00pm