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

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calling it quits when it comes to the Playstation 2, saying their Japanese manufacturers will no longer make the outdated console, and no new shipments will be sent to retailers.

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

On Thursday the iconic video game maker Nintendo will introduce 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.

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.

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

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.


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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