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2012-12-11 05:00:43

Staten Island-based Education Publishing Company Donates Supplies to Troops Overseas Staten Island, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 The holidays are meant to be shared with loved ones, but the men and women bravely serving our country abroad may not have that privilege this year. That´s why CollegeBound Cares, the philanthropic arm of The College Bound Network (CBN), is pleased to once again participate in Staten Island Project Homefront´s donation drive for troops overseas. Staten...

Activision Black Ops II First Day Sales Breaking Records
2012-11-17 05:39:53

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Within its first 24 hours of availability, Call of Duty: Black Ops II has already netted $500 million in sales. This is a new record, according to the game maker Activision Blizzard, and proves once more that the annual release of a new Call of Duty title is “the biggest entertainment launch of the year.” Black Ops II has easily outsold another highly anticipated video game title – Microsoft´s Halo 4...


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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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