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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...

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calling it quits when it comes to the PlayStation 2, saying their Japanese manufacturers will no longer make the outdated console, and no new shipments will be sent to retailers.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...

Nintendo TVii Prepares For Launch This Week
2012-12-19 12:46:02

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Video games often offer clever plot twists, and there are even games that try to challenge the intelligence of players. But this week Nintendo is looking to make a smart move with its new Wii U console which debuted last month. On Thursday the video game hardware manufacturer will introduce Nintendo TVii, a free and integrated service for the Wii U that will offer a second-screen experience via the Wii U GamePad controller....

2012-12-07 05:01:02

Various Xbox 360 games and consoles are on sale during the holiday shopping season through the end of the month at My Hot Electronics, including many Xbox 360 accessories for as low as 1 cent. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 My Hot Electronics announced on Thursday that the store has lowered the prices on many top Xbox 360 games, accessories and consoles available at during the holiday shopping season. Many Xbox 360 items are available at up to 50% off of the retail price. Various...

2012-12-05 05:03:58

My Hot Electronics has a variety of Nintendo 3DS consoles and games available at low prices during the holiday season. The store also has many holiday bundles which include the games such as Super Mario Land and the 3DS in various colors. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) December 04, 2012 My Hot Electronics currently has an extensive selection of Nintendo 3DS consoles available for sale. During the holiday season, the store has the new Nintendo 3DS holiday bundle, which features the red 3DS console with...

Nintendo Posts Console Sales Numbers
2012-11-27 07:24:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Nintendo sold more than 1.2 million game consoles in the United States from November 18 through November 24, including 400,000 of its new Wii U console, the company said on Monday. The Kyoto, Japan-based gamemaker said it sold more than 300,000 units of its older Wii motion-sensing console, and about 275,000 of its original DS handheld units during that time. The figures include sales at retail stores and online purchases....


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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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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