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Xbox 360 Console Sales Reach 76 Million Mark
2013-02-13 06:25:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft has sold 76 million Xbox 360 consoles worldwide since launching the device in 2005, making it one of the company´s most successful products to date. Yusuf Mehdi, Senior Vice President of Microsoft's Interactive Entertainment Business, revealed the figures during an onstage interview at this week´s “Dive into Media” conference in California. The Xbox 360 is the best-selling gaming console in...

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,...

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...


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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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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