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Trion and Crytek bring social gaming to the FPS genre with "Warface." Full story

Perfect World Earnings – Behind the Headlines

Perfect World (Nasdaq: PWRD) can't seem to put two impressive quarters together no matter how hard they try. The proof is in the last four quarters, the company has missed and then beaten estimates every other quarter. The good news for investors is, over the last four quarters the company still has Full story

Wii U, sequels take another swing at E3

Is the Wii U right for you? Full story

Spain awards licenses for online gaming

LONDON (Reuters) - Spain has awarded online gaming licenses to companies including Bwin.party digital and Sportingbet in a move that will raise tax revenue and removes regulatory uncertainty hanging over operators. Full story

Social Gaming and Gambling Converging

Bwin.party's move to social games is just another step toward two converging gaming businesses. Full story

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Japan's social media heavyweights scrap gambling games

Japan's Gree vows to boost gaming controls

Gree, DeNA shares dive on report of possible regulatory action

Madison Avenue turns to social game advertising

Zynga beats estimates, boosted by OMGPOP purchase

Mobile Gamers: If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em

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  Gaming technology helps fight cancer

Researchers use ultra-fast graphics cards developed by gaming industry to enhance several biomedical imaging applications, including software designed for breast and brain imaging. KNTV's Scott Budman reports.

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Razer's Naga Hex is a hardcore gaming mouse that may give the competition a run for their money. In-Game's Todd Kenreck reports.

  MSFT's Xbox Media Play

Microsoft's gaming platform is becoming a true entertainment hub, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  GameStop Getting Zynga'ed?

Discussing whether social gaming will continue to eat GameStop's lunch, with Tony Wible, Janney Montgomery Scott, and Bill Lennan, Moness, Crespi, Hardt & Co.

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