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2009-08-25 21:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In a landscape of sequels and remakes, one of the most expensive films in history, Avatar, is being compared to a low-budget, independent, CG-animated feature, Delgo, produced by Fathom Studios. The much anticipated Avatar trailer was released online last week and viewer traffic overwhelmed Apple.com's trailer site. Almost immediately, reactions were posted on the internet with comments like "Avatar = Delgo," "Avatar is Basically Delgo II," and "The 7...

2009-08-24 07:00:00

LOS ANGELES and HONG KONG, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- RDF Digital USA and Artificial Life, Inc. ( http://www.artificial-life.com ) (OTC BB: ALIF) are announcing today a collaboration to produce an interactive animated TV show entitled Sleuths. Implementing Artificial Life's innovative MoPA-TV(R) system, Sleuths will be the first television show in the United States to let audiences become part of the storyline. Artificial Life's MoPA-TV technology has been greeted with resounding...

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2009-08-18 11:17:41

The official Web site for Avatar crashed for several hours Monday as fans clamored to snap up tickets to previews of James Cameron's science-fiction flick. The eagerly awaited movie, Cameron's first narrative feature since 1997's Titanic, is slated for U.S. release Dec. 18. A preview of Avatar, featuring 16 minutes of 3D footage, is scheduled to be screened at 104 U.S. Imax theaters Friday. Fans attempting to grab the 68,000 free tickets available online disabled the Web site for several...

2009-08-03 17:15:44

The flow of information and support to returning U.S. troops is being augmented online through virtual worlds with the Coming Home project, the Pentagon said. The project will create a space within Second Life -- a 3-D online virtual community -- to provide camaraderie, support and resources for returning troops to help them re-assimilate into civilian life, the department said in a release. Second Life is unique because it allows users to build things and own the things they build, said...

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2009-07-09 12:35:00

Hollywood is now working on 3D videogames that will expand on the stories of their 3D films, Reuters reported. Anaglyph 3D technology will be employed for Disney Interactive Studios' "G-Force" game for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, based on Jerry Bruckheimer's live action 3D film featuring secret agent guinea pigs. Using the same technology, Disney/Pixar's Toy Story Midway Mania, which is based on the Walt Disney World and Disneyland 4D theme park ride, will be released on the Wii alongside the...

2009-06-30 05:00:00

SmartyCard increases the value of its virtual currency for parents and tweens, adds another top virtual world as learning reward SAN MATEO, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- SmartyCard(TM), the online games service for tweens that lets kids earn their favorite rewards through one flexible virtual currency, today announced their reward partnership with Zwinky Cuties(TM), a virtual world that welcomes and encourages children ages six and up to safely explore their individuality and creativity....

2009-06-23 11:53:00

Text-to-Speech Website Has 30,000 Subscribers NEW YORK, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ReadtheWords.com, an online subscription text-to-speech service has completed a year-long BETA test and emerged with 30,000 registered users, Michael Ziman, President and CEO announced today. ReadtheWords.com makes it possible for every computer to read the words on its screen -- all types of written material and any words that appear on a computer screen. Aimed at one-third of the US population who are...

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2009-06-08 09:15:00

Ubisoft, a French video game maker, is collaborating with famed director James Cameron on a title crafted as an extension of his highly anticipated 3D movie "Avatar.""Ubisoft didn't want to just put something flashy on the screen; they wanted a soul behind the videogame," Cameron said during a press conference with Ubisoft at a recent Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles."The world of the 'Avatar' game is, in some ways, considerably richer than what you are going to see in the...

2009-06-01 14:14:00

Microsoft unveils 'Forza Motorsport 3,' 'Halo: Reach,' 'Crackdown 2,' 'Shadow Complex' and 'Alan Wake' on Xbox 360. LOS ANGELES, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rock out. Duck and cover. Shift into overdrive. On the eve of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Microsoft Corp. today made it perfectly clear: No matter who you are or what games you crave, Xbox 360 is the only gaming and entertainment console for you. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) At a time...

2009-06-01 07:30:00

CHICAGO, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Olivia Greets, a live, 24-hour, avatar-based virtual receptionist solution allows companies to manage and customize how guests are greeted anytime they enter their lobbies. Olivia Greets' virtual receptionist technology is being used across a variety of industries looking for a high-tech, yet cost-effective competitive edge. The average system pays for itself in four and a half months and consists of the Olivia Greets touch-screen panel and customizable...


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2013-08-10 07:13:01

The Xbox 360 is the second generation video game console produced by Microsoft. It was released on November 22, 2005 in the US and Canada, on December 2, 2005 in Europe, and December 10, 2005 in Japan. In the first year of the system’s release, it was sold in 36 countries; it has sold over 77 million units worldwide. Several versions of the Xbox 360 were released. The original Xbox 360 Premium 20 GB was released in November 2005 and discontinued July 13, 2008. The Xbox 360 Elite 120 GB...

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