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2014-01-13 12:24:40

Rich culture and beautiful scenery win over readers looking for the ultimate Caribbean escape NEW YORK, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Puerto Rico Tourism Company today announced the island has been selected as the number one Caribbean Island in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Award Contest. Puerto Rico tops the list of destinations, which also included Curacao, Dominica and Barbados. "We are delighted to receive this honor and invite travelers to explore and...

2014-01-13 08:21:25

- Stunning FT-1 Concept Vehicle Available January 14 as a Download for PlayStation®3 Exclusive Gran Turismo® 6 DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It seems the virtual world continues to delight us with experiences not yet available in the real world. Beginning January 14, the stunning Toyota FT-1 concept will be available as a downloadable vehicle for PlayStation®3's Gran Turismo 6 (GT6) real driving simulator. Race fans and the gaming community can experience FT-1...

2014-01-10 00:20:24

BEIJING, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KongZhong Corporation (NASDAQ: KONG), a leading provider of digital entertainment services for consumers in the PRC, was granted three awards at the Golden Plume Awards 2013 ceremony held on January 9(th )in Hangzhou, China. The Golden Plume Awards, held by the ChinaJoy Committee, also known as the Chinese Industry's "Game Oscar", are the most influential gaming awards in China. At this year's award ceremony, KongZhong Internet Games received...

2014-01-09 23:02:36

Sudoku +++ from Deverai will ring in 2014 as the #1 sudoku app in the App Store’s Brain & Puzzle Category. The globally popular no-cost app offers an array of special features, including: unlimited puzzles, five difficulty levels, pencil marks, auto-save, statistics, leaderboards, and an amazing “Newspaper Mode” that lets users take a photo of any paper puzzle and play it via the app. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 Deverai, the dynamic German-based design and development...

2014-01-09 16:24:01

Agreements Include Perennial Player Favorite MONOPOLY Brand NEW YORK and PAWTUCKET, R.I., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientific Games Corporation (Nasdaq: SGMS) and Hasbro, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAS) today announced the successful execution of amendments to their long-term licensing agreements. The amended agreements provide Scientific Games with access to new channels of distribution, additional brands and extended geographic territories. The amendments expand the existing Scientific...

2014-01-09 12:24:54

GIBRALTAR, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading online poker room 888poker [http://www.888poker.com ] has announced a cash game leaderboard initiative for January. Named "The Big Bang", the event promises a $50,000 "prize explosion" including tangible items like iPad Minis, Xbox 360s, PS4s and PS Vitas. In addition, hundreds of runners-up will win cash prizes. There are local leaderboard events where players can climb the ranks and qualify for the international grand...

2014-01-08 16:24:07

'Words with Friends' mirrors popular virtual game CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Illinois Lottery released new instant games this month. Match 3 Tripler, $100 Frenzy, Words with Friends, Jokers Wild, and Fabulous Fortune offer players a chance to win big prizes ranging from $3,000 to $4 million. These five games join popular instant games like Wild Cherry Tripler and ongoing numbers games like Lotto with Extra Shot. (Logo:...

2014-01-07 12:24:54

Stern Exhibits Hottest Titles of 2013, Announces New Consumer Pin(TM) Games and Reveals New Details of Upcoming Ford Mustang Pinball LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's leading maker of real pinball games, today announced that it will exhibit at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and feature its full line of high performance pinball games. Located in South Hall 2 at booth 25112, Stern will be showcasing its arcade quality pinball...

2014-01-07 08:38:57

NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Joint statement by: Michael K. Fagan, career federal prosecutor and post-911 anti-terrorism coordinator active in investigating and prosecuting illegal offshore online commercial gambling enterprises; Earl L. Grinols, distinguished professor of economics at Baylor University, former senior economist for the President's Council of Economic Advisers; Jim Thackston, software engineer with a background in the aerospace, manufacturing and energy...

2014-01-04 23:20:17

Compete against other football fans from around the world, training your player and coaching your team to victory! Warrior General Games has launched the sequel to their browser-based American football game, Goal Line Blitz 2. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 Goal Line Blitz 2 offers a wide variety of content for new and returning Goal Line Blitz football players. Features include a new player combine, new player skills and attributes, pick-up games for instant play, improved...


Latest Games Reference Libraries

iQue Player
2013-08-05 13:29:37

The iQue Player was developed by Nintendo and manufactured by iQue as a video game console. The Chinese name for the iQue is Shen You Ji (Devine Gaming Machine). The console is in the shape of a controller that plugs directly into a television. An accessory is available for multiplayer use. It is sold exclusively in China and was released on November 17, 2003. The game cartridges contained a built in 64 MB flash card that plugged into the console / controller. Upon release of the unit,...

Bally Astrocade
2013-04-28 10:15:51

The Bally Astrocade is a video game console and simple computer combination manufactured by Midway. The original name was the Bally Home Library Computer released in 1977 by mail order only, but shipments were delayed and the system was renamed the Bally Professional Arcade. In 1979 Bally sold the Consumer Product Division and a partnership was formed and in 1981 the system was released as the Bally Computer System. In 1982 the name was changed to the Bally Astrocade and production of the...

Nintendo Entertainment System
2013-03-26 12:25:30

The Nintendo Entertainment System, or NES for short, is an 8-bit video game console that was released in 1983 in Japan, 1985 in North America, 1986 in Europe, and 1987 in Australia. It was manufactured by Nintendo, originally called Famicom. The initial plans of the Famicom was to be a 16-bit computer with keyboard and floppy disc drive, but Nintendo president decided to build a cartridge-based game console instead. The Famicom was released on July 15, 1983 with Donkey Kong, Donkey Kong...

Sega Dreamcast
2013-03-16 09:06:37

The Dreamcast is a video game console released by Sega in November 1998 in Japan, September 1999 in North America, October 1999 in Europe, and November 1999 in Australia. In the first 24 hours of release 225,132 units were sold and a total of 500,000 in the first two weeks. On January 31, 2001, Sega announced it would discontinue the production of the Dreamcast in March 2001 and concentrate solely on software. Even though the console production was discontinued, Sega of Japan still...

The Eurasian Hobby, Falco subbuteo
2012-10-29 15:30:18

The Eurasian Hobby, a small slim falcon, belongs to a rather close knit group of similar falcons. Adults are grey on top with a dark crown and two short black stripes. The throat is white, the thighs and under tail coverts are a reddish-brown color, and the rest of the under parts are whitish with black streaks. The younger birds of this species are generally much browner, with scaled upper parts and streaked buffy thighs and under tail coverts. There is currently two subspecies recognized....

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