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2013-08-07 23:25:08

Barnstorm Games announces that Pro Pinball: Timeshock! – The ULTRA Edition for iOS, Android, PC & Mac is well on track to hit its Kickstarter goal and give rebirth to the award winning series. Oxford, UK (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 Barnstorm Games today announced that its Pro Pinball Kickstarter campaign, launched on 31st July 2013 has already reached 57% of its £40,000 goal less than a week after launch. http://kck.st/140bF4v The aim of the Kickstarter campaign is to create an...

2013-08-01 23:25:59

An Innovative game app combining characteristics of both Scrabble and Tetris is set to launch, taking the mobile game scene by storm. Whether you love word games and consider yourself a master of vocabulary, simply enjoy a new twist to Tetris, WordFlu has just the blend of infectious addiction that’s going to leave you wanting more from this multi-player word game for mobile devices. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 WordFlu, developed by RenegadeCitizen Games, has game lovers on the...

2013-07-22 23:17:26

Officially-Licensed Building Toys by K’NEX Allow Kids to Build Their Favorite PAC-MAN Characters Hatfield, PA (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 K’NEX Brands, the US construction toy company focused on Building Worlds Kids Love ®, is pleased to announce a new line of building toys inspired by the animated action comedy series “PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures”; premiering on Disney XD this month! The new building sets combine the award-winning K’NEX building system with the stars of...

2013-07-03 23:17:08

Digital signature company celebrates 4th of July by sending virtual cards to troops and donating money to Operation Homefront. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 SIGNiX, the leading provider of secure digital signatures, is celebrating Independence Day by organizing a virtual card-signing event to send to American troops. SIGNiX will donate $1 to Operation Homefront for each of the signed cards. “This time of year, it’s especially important to recognize the people who make our...


Latest Electronic games Reference Libraries

TurboExpress
2013-08-10 07:24:17

The TurboExpress was a handheld video game console produced as a portable version of the TurboGrafx-16/PC. It was released in 1990 by NEC and known as PC Engine GT (Game Talk) in Japan. Considered to be the most advanced handheld upon release, it could play all of the TurboGrafx-16’s HuCard games. It only sold 1.5 million units and was plagued with problems. Frequent sound failure and screen pixel failure were mostly reported. Also, text was difficult to read and certain RPG games were...

Coleco Gemini
2013-04-28 10:06:48

The Coleco Gemini is similar to the Atari 2600 video game console. The Gemini was manufactured by Coleco as the second generation game console using ROM cartridges. In 1982 Coleco produced an expansion module for the ColecoVision that was compatible with the Atari 2600. Atari tried to sue Coleco for patent infringement but lost, allowing Coleco to manufacture the Coleco Gemini. The Gemini had an 8 way joystick, attached on the top, and a 270-degree paddle on the bottom of the same...

Sega Genesis
2013-04-27 09:05:01

The Sega Genesis is the fourth generation of game consoles developed by Sega. It was also known as the Sega Mega Drive released in Japan on October 29, 1988. It was released in other regions as the Sega Genesis. In the US, New York and Los Angeles were the first cities to get the console on on August 14, 1989 in. On September 15, 1989 it was released to the rest of North America. It was released in Europe as the Mega Drive on November 30, 1990. It was also released in Brazil in 1990 as the...

ColecoVision
2013-03-16 09:15:20

The ColecoVision is a home game console produced by Coleco Industries and released in August 1982. Nintendo’s Donkey Kong was licensed to Coleco to be the official game pack cartridge with all ColecoVision consoles. By the end of 1982, more than 500,000 units were sold. Outside the United States, the console was sold as CBS ColecoVision. By early 1983 over one million total units were sold; but by the beginning of 1984 sales dramatically declined. By the summer of 1985 Coleco withdrew...

Panasonic 3DO
2013-03-16 08:56:25

The Panasonic 3DO is a video game console produced by Panasonic and was released in North America On October 4, 1993, in Japan on March 20, 1994, and in Europe later in 1994. The 3DO games were manufactured by multiple developers who paid a royalty to 3DO for each game that was sold. This ultimately was the downfall of the 3DO, making it a very expensive product. The founder of 3DO, Trip Hawkins, stated that the 3DO was not a game console, but a high end audio video system and was priced...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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