Video Game Market Wrap-Up for January 3, 2014

Among the top news regarding the companies listed below comes with Microsoft, or Skype, rather. Wednesday, January 1, at about 5:40pm EST, the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA) hacked into the social networks of Skype and posted the following message.

Don’t use Microsoft emails (hotmail, outlook), They are monitoring your accounts and selling the data to the governments. More details soon. #SEA

This comes on the heels of Edward Snowden’s releasing information last year saying the NSA was monitoring communications through the service. On top of that, China banned EA’s Battlefield 4 while Activision’s Call of Duty topped the holiday season.

Microsoft Corporation ($MSFT): 36.91 ↓ -0.25 [-0.67%]
Sony Corporation ($SNE): 17.18 ↑ 0.02 [0.12%]
GameStop Corporation ($GME): 49.24 ↓ -0.41 [-0.83%]
Activision Blizzard Inc ($ATVI): 18.29 ↑ 0.22 [1.22%]
Electronic Arts Inc ($EA): 22.83 ↓ -0.15 [-0.66%]
Nintendo Company ($NTDOY): 16.62 ↑ 0.07 [0.42%]
Take-Two Interactive ($TTWO): 17.63 ↑ 0.10 [0.57%]
Konami Corporation ($KNM): 22.81 ↑ 0.11 [0.48%]
Zynga Incorporated ($ZNGA): 3.97 ↑ 0.02 [0.51%]
Mad Catz Incorporated ($MCZ): 0.52 ↓ -0.02 [-4.11%]

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