2 Game Stocks Bounce

GTA - Vice City Chick Big Pic

Finally some good news for game makers, but not everyone. 

Could Electronic Arts (EA) really be up for sale?  Its a big whatever but gamers are spending more time is cyberspace.  Thanks to buyout rumors and positive gaming news its helping Take-Two (TTWO) as well.

 

GTA Vice City - Love Fist

Some of the best Game stocks are near or at 12 month lows. 

Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) hit a new 52-week today and THQ Inc (THQI) and Electronic Arts (EA) are dangerously close to their 12 month lows.  The Hater-Aid is strong on the game stocks, when will it end?


 

Niko GTA IV

Don't count Niko and all his virtual friends out just yet.  These stocks will hunt you down if you're not careful.

Every stock has been killed in May 2012 and the gaming stocks are no exception.  The best of the bunch have been beat with a bat 'GTA IV Niko' Style and left for dead.  Its why Mastery is checking out Take-Two Interactive (TTWO), Electronic Arts (EA), and Activision Blizzard (ATVI).


SSX

The classic snowboarding game is reborn next month.

Watch the trailer, it looks dope.   SSX is the modern day reinvention of one of the most critically acclaimed arcade franchises of all-time


EA Shares on the Move

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Mastery called it, this stock is up almost 5% from last week.

Today Electronic Arts (EA) is trading up 2% around $21.16 a share.  Last week we talked the buzz around their latest title Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) saying it would give shares a quick pop.


SWTOR: What it Costs

Star Wars - Old Republic

How about a fortune to make and expensive to play, we got the details.

Electronic Arts (EA) spent in the neighborhood of $100 to $200 million to make Star Wars: The Old Republic.  For gamers it costs $60 for the title and $15 a month to play it. They have a ton riding on the success on Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) and it could make or break its share price.