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2013-02-08 08:23:17

LONDON, February 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Game Community and Retailer embark on their BIGGEST ever free game giveaway Playfire [http://www.playfire.com ] and Green Man Gaming [http://www.greenmangaming.com ] will be giving away four free PC games this weekend, in their biggest ever giveaway to date. This gives gamers GBP37/$42/EUR41 worth of gaming pleasure for free. Starting at 12:00GMT on Friday 8th February, a new game will be available free each day for four...

2013-01-15 12:24:27

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Stereo Vision Entertainment Inc. - (OTC:SVSN) announced today that their wholly owned subsidiary REZN8, delivered new looks for both "Uno a Uno" ("One on One") show opens and Rules of the Octagon for the Ultimate Fighting Championships. (UFC) The UFC is the world's largest Pay-Per-View provider. UFC programming is available in over 354 million homes in 19 languages and 145 countries, and is now going global in 3D. "This is an example of...

2013-01-11 12:21:36

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OneBeat, the emerging leader in online electronic dance music media and original content, announced today it has partnered with Microsoft to create an exclusive, EDM-centric entertainment app for the Xbox LIVE platform. Available free to Xbox LIVE users via their Xbox 360 consoles, the app will feature a mix of OneBeat original series along with live streaming performances featuring top EDM artists. The ad-supported app will be available to users...

2013-01-10 08:24:28

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the appointment of Blake Krikorian as corporate vice president for its Interactive Entertainment Business (IEB). Krikorian will report to Marc Whitten, chief product officer for IEB. This announcement follows the acquisition of Krikorian's company, id8 Group R2 Studios (R2 Studios). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) "We are thrilled to have Blake join the Xbox team," Whitten...

CES 2013: iMPROV Unleashes The Boogie Board
2013-01-09 06:29:30

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Hot new products are always being displayed at the 2013 International CES, and one of those this year is the new Boogie Board by iMPROV electronics. The company introduced two new Boogie Board devices during the show in Las Vegas, bringing both the Boogie Board Sync 9.7 LCD eWriter, and the Boogie Board Jot 4.5 LCD eWriter to the mix. Boogie Boards made a run at CES last year, introducing a new way to jot down notes,...

2013-01-07 16:24:29

REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the double-digit engagement results of the first NUads experience, interactive polling, which it rolled out earlier in the fall of 2012 on Xbox LIVE in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) The first wave of NUads was provided by a lineup of top advertisers, including SUBWAY® Restaurants and Toyota, which on average saw the following...

2013-01-03 12:23:24

CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Razer(TM), the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, announced the launch of its Sabertooth Elite Gaming Controller for Xbox 360. The Razer Sabertooth is an extraordinary Xbox 360 controller. Six additional remappable buttons - two at each shoulder of the controller and two removable rocking switches at the bottom - allow gamers to re-bind any choice of buttons on the controller for easy access. A built-in OLED...

Xbox 720 May Be Unveiled This Summer
2013-01-03 11:44:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online They might not be that great at keeping a secret or playing coy, but it´s likely that Microsoft is simply bringing some relief to those eager, die-hard Xbox fans who simply can´t stand to be titillated for much longer. With the New Year now underway, there have been some murmurings that the latest Xbox console (widely expected to be called the Xbox 720) could finally be unveiled somewhere around June 11, 2013. This...

2013-01-03 08:27:05

MIAMI, Jan. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The most popular of New Year's resolutions is losing weight, and Zumba Fitness - the global multimedia fitness leader - has built its reputation and mass following on making exercise fun, easy and effective. As the creator of the acclaimed Zumba® dance-fitness party workout, Zumba Fitness has developed a new specialty program that allows consumers to experience the Zumba Fitness party and its signature exotic world rhythms by transforming a chair into a...

Sony Ends A Generation: Says Good-Bye To PlayStation 2
2012-12-31 13:22:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Farewell PlayStation 2, we knew thee well. Sony has announced today that they´re finally calling it quits when it comes to the PlayStation 2, saying their Japanese manufacturers will no longer make the outdated console, and no new shipments will be sent to retailers. Though this move only affects the Japanese manufactures for now, it´s likely Europe and the US will shortly follow suit. According to some of...


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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