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EA Digital Sales Expected To Increase
2012-08-14 09:40:10

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In another sign of the changing face of gaming, Electronic Arts (EA) expects digital downloads of its games to surpass traditional box sales within a few years. The company´s chief executive officer made this announcement as part of the recent quarterly earnings call. “We have established an unmatched diversity in our business with multiple brands performing across several channels, business models and geographies,”...

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2012-07-25 14:44:21

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Mario, Link, Pikachu and the rest of the Nintendo´s franchise characters have faced many a battle, but it could take all their combined powers — and some luck — to save the day for the world´s largest maker of video-game consoles. The company posted its first loss in three quarters, in part as the stronger yen reduced international earnings. More worrisome for the company is that the 3DS handheld system, which is...

2012-07-21 23:02:02

EA Sports FIFA franchise is the undisputed champion of sports games, and with a roster of hotly anticipated new FIFA 13 features like enhanced control for first touch dribbling, a football sim has never been so real. Coming this fall, FIFA13 is aimed straight for the top of the table all around the word. Birmingham, United Kingdom (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 FIFA13.com is excited to unveil the exciting details gamers crave regarding FIFA 13 features. With a set of redesigned features for more...

Super Slim PlayStation 3 Could Be In The Works
2012-07-16 04:01:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Photographs of what is believed to be a new version of the Sony PlayStation 3 surfaced over the weekend, fueling speculation that the company will release another model of its current video game system before turning its attention to the highly anticipated PlayStation 4. Brazilian website Tecnoblog was the first to publish pictures of the new PS3 model -- pictures which have since been reprinted by several English-language...

2012-07-15 23:00:03

Best-arcade.net, the leading online news and updates website for the Xbox 360, is delighted to announce its giving away a total of ten Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription cards in a free competition that´s open to all of its readers. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Best-arcade.net, the leading online news and updates website for the Xbox 360, is delighted to announce its giving away a total of ten Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription cards in a free competition that´s open to...

Microsoft Buys Xbox8.com And The World Starts To Wonder
2012-07-05 05:27:49

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When Microsoft took the stage at this year´s E3 conference in Los Angeles, each of their announcements had one thing in common: The Xbox 360. From SmartGlass to their Live TV and Voice Search options, the Xbox 360 is the center point in many of Microsoft´s upcoming entertainment advances. Despite this, many around the net are starting to wonder if some purchases by Microsoft mean a new, Xbox 8 is somewhere around the...

2012-07-03 23:03:55

Residentevil6.org, the leading online resource for news and updates about the Resident Evil 6 game, can today reveal the full contents of the Collector´s Edition version of the game, although the price of the package has yet to be announced. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) July 04, 2012 Details of the new Collector´s Edition of the up-and-coming action shooter game Resident Evil 6 have finally been released by the game´s developers, Capcom. Once again, as with all games in the Resident...

Sony Acquires Cloud Gaming Company Gaikai For $380 Million
2012-07-03 05:44:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) announced on Monday that it has acquired cloud-based video gaming company Gaikai for $380 million. The deal officially closed on June 30, although rumors of the acquisition had been swirling for weeks. “By combining Gaikai´s resources including its technological strength and engineering talent with Sony´s extensive game platform knowledge and experience, Sony will provide users...


Latest History of video games Reference Libraries

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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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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.