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2014-12-17 16:24:27

Former NBCUniversal executives join Group 1200 Media Team FLOWER MOUND, Texas, Dec.

2014-12-17 12:26:00

Integrates with Marquee Fitness Apps including FitBit and RunKeeper; Unites Fitness and Gaming as Players Exercise to Unlock Atari Games, and Earns Participants Walgreens Balance Rewards Points NEW

2014-12-11 23:08:54

AtGames, Who Brought Back Sega and Atari, Introduces the zooti.HD Cloud Gaming Tablet at One Third the Price of Other Game Streaming Devices.

2014-12-09 23:05:14

Study Indicates Core PC Gamers Are Buying Premium Hardware Brands San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 09, 2014 Market research firm DFC Intelligence released

2014-12-05 08:23:10

CORAL SPRINGS, Florida, December 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaming industry forecasted to swell to value of $803.3Billion by 2019 while E-Commerce Holiday sales set for double

2014-12-02 08:27:29

KINGDOM HEARTS HD 2.5 ReMIX Now Available for the Americas LOS ANGELES, Dec.

2014-12-02 08:25:38

- Solid YOY Top Line Growth with Strong New Game Pipeline Growth Momentum HONG KONG, Dec. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc.

2014-11-26 12:28:01

ThanksUSA Scholarships Surpass $10 Million Entering 10th Year MCLEAN, Va., Nov.

2014-11-20 16:30:21

Becomes first tenant in Champion Office Project AUSTIN, Texas, Nov.


Latest Entertainment Software Association Reference Libraries

Atari 5200
2013-03-26 12:10:52

The Atari 5200 is a video game system that is manufactured by Atari Inc., and was introduced in 1982. It was the successor to the Atari 2600, but did not do as well commercially, mainly from its incompatibility with the 2600’s library of games. In 1983, two port models were released along with an adapter to allow the 5200 to play all 2600 games. On May 21, 1984 Atari released the Atari 7800 and discontinued production of the 5200. Atari released the 400/800 computers to compete with...

Atari 2600
2013-03-15 11:53:09

Image Caption: An Atari 2600 four-switch "wood veneer" version, dating from 1980-1982. Shown with standard joystick. Credit: Evan-Amos/Wikipedia The Atari 2600, originally named VCS, was released in October 1977 by Atari Inc. It is a video game console using cartridges for game play instead of having the software built into the system. In 1978 only 550,000 units were sold out 0f 800,000 that were manufactured. Once the public realized pong was not the only video game to play, enthusiasm...

45_988f4e3e856e3169df9c1577555ebda6
2010-10-12 18:28:12

The Magnavox Odyssey, predating the Atari pong, was the world's first home video game console. It was released in 1972. Designed by Ralph Baer, the Odyssey prototype was called the Brown Box and is now in the Smithsonian Institute National Museum. It was also placed, by IGN in 2009, as one of the top 25 video game consoles of all time. Although many collectors think the Odyssey is analog, Baer considers it digital due to the electronic signals exchanged between various parts being binary....

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