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2014-09-18 12:35:22

COLUMBIA, Mo., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia College is pleased to announce that EA Sports will support the President's Inauguration Video Game Challenge. The challenge, part of Dr. Scott Dalrymple's Oct. 17 inauguration festivities, will now feature Madden NFL 15, which is the newest installment in EA Sports' iconic football game series, instead of Madden NFL 25. EA Sports also will provide copies of Madden NFL 15 for the college to use at the challenge. "I would like to...

2014-09-16 16:25:32

Upper Deck To Release Trading Cards, Trading Card Games And More For The Assassin's Creed franchise! CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Upper Deck has reached an agreement with Ubisoft to create a line of products including trading cards, games, game accessories, limited-edition posters and more for the popular Assassin's Creed franchise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131008/LA94095LOGO The Assassin's Creed franchise launched in 2007 and is one of the...

2014-09-11 23:05:55

Armies of Riddle, a new Fantasy Battle Game for Mobile devices as well as a physical counterpart has officially launched at Kickstarter.com in a move the developer says will help spread the word out about the exciting new game as well as offer avid gamers a chance to test it before it is officially launched into the market Orlando, FL (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Armies of Riddle, a new Fantasy Battle Game for Mobile devices as well as a physical counterpart has officially launched at...

2014-09-10 23:02:48

An appellate case in court this week brought by former NFL players over the use of their likenesses in a video game could make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 An appellate case in court this week brought by former NFL players over the use of their likenesses in a video game could make its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. That’s according to William Ford, a professor who teaches intellectual property law at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. On Sept....

2014-09-04 16:23:58

Dragon-themed Mobile Slot Puzzle Game with Real Money Gaming Mechanics will be demoed at G2E with Eight other titles for new platform LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamblit Gaming, leading technology provider for real money gaming in mobile games, today announced a partnership with NS Studio, a top South Korean PC/mobile game developer that creates addictively fun technology experiences. Together, they will launch "Epic Slots," a new mobile puzzle game that incorporates...

2014-08-29 04:20:49

- Mobile games sales in China soared more than four-fold to US$18.3million in 1H2014 from US$4.0 million in 1H2013 SINGAPORE, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Within six months of its repositioning, MNC Media Investment Ltd (ASX: MIH) ("MNCMI" or "the Group"), a provider of media and entertainment content and services in key strategic markets in Asia, has seen its sales soar to US$27.0 million in 1H2014. Hary Tanosoedibjo, Chairman and CEO of the Group said: "The Group's...

2014-08-28 23:07:47

The fast-growing cloud business management software company upgrades partner program to focus on competencies, compensation, and conversations. Denver, CO (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Acumatica, a leading provider of cloud business management software, announced updates to its Partner Program and the opening of a new Level 2 Support Center in Ohio. “By separating compensation or margins from competency or skills, and customer satisfaction, we believe that it will make it easier for customers...

2014-08-22 08:24:01

Revenues Increase Sequentially and YoY - Strong 2H 2014 Games Pipeline with Education Business Progressing Rapidly HONG KONG, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc. ("NetDragon" or "the Company") (Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a leading developer and operator of online games and mobile internet platforms in China, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 ("the Period"). A conference call and webcast is scheduled at 8 p.m. Hong Kong Time on...

2014-08-20 08:31:42

Innovators partner to bring powerful insights on total guest spend into pricing decisions SAN FRANCISCO and LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Casino hotel and resort profit optimization software provider, Duetto, today announced the integration of Duetto GameChanger with Konami Gaming, Inc. Konami is the leading innovator of slot machines and gaming enterprise management systems for the global gaming market and is the Las Vegas-based subsidiary of Konami Corporation (NYSE:...

2014-08-19 16:27:44

Finalists win a trip to Las Vegas to compete in a head-to-head arcade battle SPARTANBURG, S.C., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denny's and Atari®, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, are upping the competition around the new remixed arcade games "Hashteroids" and "Centipup." Fans across the country are invited to fight for gaming supremacy and enter in the "Arcade Battle Royale" for the chance to win a trip to Las Vegas to compete...


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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