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2012-07-04 23:01:35

David Darling, CEO of Kwalee and co-founder of Codemasters publishes blog post about the fall of console gaming and rise of free-to-play. (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 As a current topic on game industry lips, it is no surprise that gaming veteran, Codemasters´ co-founder David Darling CBE, has released a blog post about the digital revolution and the fall of game consoles. Darling wrote his article last night on the website of his new mobile gaming company, Kwalee, labeling games consoles as...

Nintendo Slashing Prices, Hopes To Boost Demand
2011-09-10 04:08:49

  Nintendo Co. has seen its shares drop 45 percent in 2011 in Osaka trading due to concerns that the flare may have run out on the company's video-game consoles. The company sold fewer than a fifth of the 16 million 3DS handheld game consoles it expected to sell in the last five months. Nintendo slashed its 3DS prices as much as 40 percent in July after initial sales fell short of estimates.  Some experts believe this will still not be enough to revive the company's stock...

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2011-04-25 10:40:00

The maker of the Wii gaming system, Nintendo, claims it will be launching a successor to its motion-based game console in the next year as it struggles to woo customers back from rivals Microsoft and Sony, and in hopes of reversing a slowdown in profits. Despite the launch of its much-touted 3D-capable handheld gaming device, Nintendo expects profits to remain almost flat through the remainder of the current financial year. Sales of gaming systems has been wrecked in Japan while the nation...

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2011-01-27 08:15:00

The successor to the Sony PSP handheld gaming device will be touch screen enabled, will be the first portable system to feature 3G connectivity, and will go on sale later this year, the Japanese electronics and entertainment titan announced on Thursday. The new platform is currently known as the "Next Generation Portable" PlayStation, or NGP, and according to AFP reports, will feature "a five-inch organic light-emitting diode (OLED) touch screen, a GPS receiver, a motion sensor and a rear...

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2011-01-10 11:00:00

The persinal gaming battle is heating up as Nintendo Co. has announced plans to ship 1.5 million of its 3D capable handheld game systems. "The company will work on preventing the shortages of products that happened earlier when DS versions were first released," Nintendo President Satoru Iwata said in an interview with the Nikkei business daily published on Monday "It's important that we ensure a continuous supply," Iwata was quoted as saying by the Nikkei. After an initial Japanese launch on...

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2010-03-23 09:50:00

Nintendo's DS handheld game console is getting a makeover, as the company announced it plans to launch a three-dimensional version that won't require special glasses to work. The Japanese company said the new player will be able to play all titles of current and previous DS models. Nintendo declined to offer a price for the new model, or when the product will be available, but did say that more information will be announced at the E3 trade show in Los Angeles in June. "We wanted to give the...

2009-10-01 03:00:00

LONDON, October 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideaworks3D Ltd today announced a formal separation of its company activities under two new trading names. 'Ideaworks Labs' will focus on continuing to develop and license the revolutionary Airplay SDK for cross-platform native mobile application development, along with associated products and services. Airplay SDK uniquely allows developers to deploy rich connected applications across hundreds of devices by compiling their application once to native...

2009-07-30 03:00:00

LONDON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ideaworks3D Ltd, developer of the cross-platform Airplay SDK for advanced native mobile games and applications, today announced support for the ZiiLABS Plaszma platform and recently announced 'Zii EGG' handheld computer. Airplay will be made available to ZiiLABS customers, enabling device manufacturers to run state-of-the-art native handheld games, and leverage the rapidly growing catalogue of premium games already based on the Airplay platform....


Latest Handheld video game Reference Libraries

Atari Lynx
2014-07-15 14:42:15

The Atari Lynx is a handheld gaming console released in September 1989, by the Atari Corporation. It was the first handheld to feature a color LCD screen. The Lynx (Handy Game) was originally developed by Epyx in 1987, but the company had financial troubles and agreed to have Atari handle production and marketing of the system. In 1991, Atari re-released the Lynx with improved hardware, longer battery life, and a sleeker look. Known as the Lynx II, it had rubber hand grips, a stereo...

Game Boy Advance
2013-08-05 12:12:30

The Game Boy Advance (GBA) is a handheld video game console produced by Nintendo and released in Japan on March 21, 2001. On June 11, 2001 it was released in North America, June 22, 2001 in Australia and Europe, and on June 8, 2004 in the People's Republic of China, except Hong Kong. Worldwide, 81.51 million units were sold before being discontinued in 2008. In July 1996, in an issue of Game Informer magazine, reports of a new Game Boy would be released. It was codenamed Project Atlantis....

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  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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