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2014-08-18 08:27:38

Current CFO Lew Coleman Shifts Focus to Global Growth in New Role as Vice Chairman GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fazal Merchant is joining DreamWorks Animation as the company's Chief Financial Officer. Merchant joins DreamWorks following current CFO Lew Coleman's shift earlier this month to the role of Vice Chairman, where he will focus on global growth initiatives. Merchant will officially start on September 15, 2014....

playstation 4 sales reach 10 million
2014-08-14 05:37:21

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Sony has announced at Gamescom 2014, Europe’s largest gaming event held in Cologne, Germany, that it has sold 10 million PlayStation 4 units worldwide. The figure represents actual sales completed through to the customer, rather than units shipped to retailers. The news is particularly noteworthy because it is a milestone which has been reached in impressively quick time, especially in comparison to previous incarnations of...

2014-08-06 23:07:03

The Sports Fan Playground has launched new NFL team stores in time for the 2014 NFL season as well as a store for Xbox One games, consoles & accessories, including preorders for upcoming games due in the fall & winter. Detroit, Michigan (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 On Tuesday, the Sports Fan Playground launched new NFL team stores for all 32 franchises as well as a new Xbox One section that will have every game, console & accessory piece available for the system at low prices....

2014-07-29 12:33:35

LONDON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Worldwide Video Game and Entertainment Console Hardware and Packaged Software 2014-2018 Forecasthttps://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2116801/Worldwide-Video-Game-and-Entertainment-Console-Hardware-and-Packaged-Software-2014-2018-Forecast.html This IDC study forecasts demand for video game and interactive entertainment console hardware and disc-based game software worldwide through 2018 by...

2014-07-22 12:34:40

Four Exclusive Videos Posted For the Xbox Community SAN MATEO, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) today released four exclusive videos to the Xbox community to mark the launch of its GoPro Channel for the Xbox One® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft - an entertainment and e-commerce app that allows Xbox Live members worldwide* to stream GoPro content on-demand, share favorite videos, and purchase GoPro cameras and accessories. The...

2014-07-15 23:09:01

Downloadable & Affordable Karaoke Software for WiiWare Now Available Bridgewater, NJ (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Brother International Corporation, one of the premier providers of products for the home, home office and office, in cooperation with its affiliate group company, XING Inc., announced that it has released a downloadable version of XING’s popular karaoke software. The new software currently sells for 500* Wii Points and will enable users with an Internet connection to stream...

2014-07-14 08:24:45

TOKYO, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ubitus Inc., the worldwide cloud gaming technology leader, is proud to announce the availability of blockbuster MMORPG title DRAGON QUEST X published by Square Enix Co., Ltd. on Nindendo's most popular portable gaming console Nintendo 3DS (TM), enabled by its cloud game streaming platform. Logo - http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2013/05/14/20130514115411922696-l.jpg By overcoming the challenges of server side GPU virtualization and scalability,...

2014-06-17 23:08:30

Soccer-Themed Video Gaming Accessory Invites Fans to Play Along With the Excitement of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 17, 2014 In celebration of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, KontrolFreek, creators of the popular FPS Freek®, and other performance gaming accessories, today unveiled Futbol Freek, a soccer-themed controller accessory and KontrolFreek’s tribute to the world’s most popular sport. This new addition to the company’s thumbstick adaptor lineup was...

Nintendo Uses E3 To Regroup, Focus On Its Wii U Diversity
2014-06-10 14:06:51

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nintendo found itself playing catch up at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), and managed to poke at itself at the same time during its Tuesday morning digital event. It began with a stop-motion animated introduction produced by the crew behind Cartoon Network's hit series "Robot Chicken" that mocked past Nintendo press conferences. This was followed by several polished pre-produced video sequences, which suggested that the...

2014-06-10 12:27:02

Dragon Riders Take Flight on the Xbox 360®, Nintendo Wii(TM), Wii U(TM), 3DS(TM) and PlayStation® 3 SANTA ANA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Little Orbit, a worldwide video game publisher, unveils the ultimate dragon racing experience with the release of How to Train Your Dragon 2 video games based on Friday's highly anticipated 3-D animated film from DreamWorks Animation. Developed by Torus Games, the game is now available on the Xbox 360®, Nintendo Wii(TM), Wii...


Latest History of video games Reference Libraries

800px-Gizmondo
2013-09-06 09:35:02

The Gizmondo is a handheld gaming console released on March 19, 2005 by Tiger Telematics. The original device was called Gametrac and first published on its website in October 2003 regarding a new device being developed. In January 2004 it debuted as a concept product; it was renamed the Gizmondo in August 2004. It was released in the United Kingdom on March 19, 2005. An estimated 4,500 units were expected to sell in the first hour of release but only 1,000 were purchased. In Sweden,...

Nintendo Wii
2013-08-10 09:19:39

The Wii is a video game console developed by Nintendo and released on November 19, 2006. It is the successor to Nintendo’s Game Cube and the early models of the Wii are compatible with all games and most accessories of the Game Cube. Nintendo first announced the system in 2004, unveiled it in 2005 and demonstrated a prototype in September 2005 at the Tokyo Game Show. By December 8, 2006, the Wii was available in key markets. In 2011, Nintendo released a new model, the “Wii Family...

Xbox 360
2013-08-10 07:13:01

The Xbox 360 is the second generation video game console produced by Microsoft. It was released on November 22, 2005 in the US and Canada, on December 2, 2005 in Europe, and December 10, 2005 in Japan. In the first year of the system’s release, it was sold in 36 countries; it has sold over 77 million units worldwide. Several versions of the Xbox 360 were released. The original Xbox 360 Premium 20 GB was released in November 2005 and discontinued July 13, 2008. The Xbox 360 Elite 120 GB...

Xbox
2013-08-10 06:56:18

The Xbox is a video game console developed by Microsoft and introduced on November 15, 2001 in North America. On February 22, 2002 it was released in Japan, and on March 14, 2002 in Australia and Europe. By May 10, 2006 over 24 million systems had been sold. The system was discontinued in Japan in 2007, and everywhere else in 2008. The Xbox was the first game console that was produced by an American company since the Atari Jaguar ceased sales in 1996. The Xbox 360 is its successor. A...

Zeebo
2013-08-06 15:42:46

The Zeebo is a 3G enabled system for entertainment and educational use. It allows the user to play video games, connect to the Internet, and run educational programs. The unit was developed by Zeebo Inc. and announced in November 2008 in Brazil. It went on sale in limited supply on June 1, 2009. The original price was dropped twice by November 2009, and was distributed nationwide in December 2009. By August 2010 around 40 games were released and on September 1, 2010 Zeebo was going to add...

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