Microsoft, Nintendo strike 10-year deal for Call of Duty, other titles
Microsoft President Brad Smith announced Tuesday that the company struck a 10-year deal to bring Xbox video games, including Call of Duty, to Nintendo gamers.
DraftKings inching closer to goal to 'gain share' on top rival FanDuel: CEO
DraftKings CEO Jason Robins says the online betting and gaming platform has a "great plan" to beat main competitor FanDuel's bottom line by the end of this year.
EA Sports to drop FIFA branding from video game starting in 2023
Electronic Arts announced Tuesday it will change the name of its iconic soccer game FIFA to EA Sports FC after 30 years of being among the leaders in the industry.
Super Bowl LVI week to feature Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Tournament
The NFL on Monday announced the return of the Madden NFL 22 x HBCU Tournament with 16 finalists going to Los Angeles to compete against each other during Super Bowl LVI week.
Electronic Arts plans return to college football videogames
Electronic Arts Inc. EA +2.80% is bringing college football back to videogaming after a yearslong hiatus in a bid to bolster its already robust sports portfolio.
Sports video games to look out for this holiday season
Whether it’s buying new video games for the next generation of consoles or if it’s finding retro games on eBay or retro game stores, consumption is at an all-time high.
EA Sports' 'Madden Championship Series' scores major sponsors amid gaming boom
This year’s “Madden Championship Series” features a $1.4 million total prize pool.
LeBron James' son Bronny lands sponsorship deal in this booming industry
Bronny James joins a growing number of celebrity athletes at all levels who have signed on with FaZe in recent months.
IRS wants to tax daily fantasy sports wagering
Operators of the contests would be responsible for the tax.
'Call of Duty' publisher to be led by high-ranking MLB official
MLB Deputy Commissioner Tony Petitti, long considered to be the favorite to succeed Rob Manfred, will become the president of sports and entertainment for the video game and esports company Activision Blizzard Inc. next week.
EA Sports retains 'Madden NFL' exclusive video game rights
The deal was described as “the biggest the biggest and widest-reaching gaming agreement in NFL history.”
NASCAR's Kyle Larson loses McDonald's, Credit One deals after using racial slur
NASCAR indefinitely suspended the driver from competition.
NFL, 2K Sports revive video game partnership after 16 years
At present, the renewed 2K Sports partnership will not yield a direct competitor to Electronic Arts’ popular “Madden NFL” franchise.
Ronda Rousey lands Facebook Gaming streaming deal
The mixed martial artist plans to stream once per week, beginning Tuesday at 6 p.m. ET with a broadcast of herself playing “Pokémon Sword and Shield.”
Gayle King accepts Snoop Dogg's apology over Kobe Bryant
CBS anchor Gayle King says she accepts Snoop Dogg's apology for the profane, threatening video that he posted following an interview by her that angered some fans of the late Kobe Bryant.
Activision-Blizzard's Overwatch League faces broadcast talent exodus
At least five Overwatch League broadcasters have departed the top-tier e-sports promotion in the weeks ahead of its 2020 season.
Gym class without a gym? High schools follow Peloton example
While online physical education classes have been around for well over a decade, often as part of virtual or online schools, the technology has made possible a new level of accountability.
Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5 set for video game console war in 2020
The Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will enter a rapidly changing video game market as streaming services like Twitch, esports competitions for “Fortnite” and cloud-gaming platforms define how gamers play.
Navy picks YouTube, esports over TV, Super Bowl for ads
The U.S. Navy is making serious changes in how the branch advertises.
'Fortnite,' Susan G. Komen team up to fight breast cancer
'Fortnite' and Susan G. Komen are teaming up for a unique fundraising campaign.