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2014-06-09 13:41:47

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday morning, Microsoft kicked off the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). While the tech giant had introduced its next generation system the Xbox One at last year's industry trade show, Monday's press conference was all about the games. "You are shaping the future of Xbox and we are better for it," said Microsoft Xbox head Phil Spencer. "We are dedicating our entire briefing to games." And what games there were,...

Microsoft Expects Performance Boost In Xbox One By Removing Kinect
2014-05-15 11:36:03

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The ongoing video game war between Sony and Microsoft took an interesting turn this week when the latter announced that it will begin selling its Xbox One console without the Kinect motion and voice control system built-in for $100 less. That move would bring the Xbox One to price parity with Sony's PlayStation 4, which is also offered for $399. Both systems debuted last November, and while each has seen strong sales Sony has been a...

2014-04-30 23:03:49

Customers now have the ability to customize all aspects of their Xbox One Modded Controller. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 GamerModz's Custom Controller Software, Create-A-Controller, has recently made additional Xbox One products available to its eagerly waiting consumers. Custom d-pads, abxy buttons, triggers, bumpers and thumbsticks are available for selection. These options include glossy colors, matte colors and chrome colors. "We are so excited to release our line of...

2014-04-30 16:33:00

Global dance-fitness leader implements Lectra's tech solutions to manage apparel product growth ATLANTA, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lectra, the world leader in integrated technology solutions dedicated to industries using soft materials--fabrics, leather, technical textiles and composite materials--is pleased to announce that Zumba is implementing Lectra Fashion PLM to manage its active wear line. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140430/82583 Founded in 2001, Zumba is the...

2014-04-30 00:22:17

Partnership enables first official Xbox launch in China and new platform for developers SHANGHAI, China, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Microsoft Corp. announced that in partnership with BesTV New Media Co., a subsidiary of Shanghai Media Group, Xbox One will launch into China in September of this year. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20000822/MSFTLOGO The all-in-one games and entertainment system will be the first of its kind to launch in the country, creating mutual...

2014-04-22 08:28:48

Expands integrated digital media platform to stream live TV, video-on-demand and BYU sports programming PROVO, Utah, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BYUtv, the nationwide High Definition television network of Brigham Young University, today announced the release of a video streaming app for Microsoft's Xbox 360 platform. Following the launch of an Android app in June, BYUtv's Xbox 360 app allows users to move seamlessly between the web, mobile devices and game consoles, while...

xbox one
2014-04-05 05:51:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A five-year-old San Diego boy has been recognized by Microsoft for finding a way to access his father’s Xbox Live account without having to enter the correct password, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to BBC News, Kristoffer Wilhelm von Hassel, who resides with his family in the Ocean Beach neighborhood of the California city, discovered that entering the wrong password into the log-in screen would bring up a...

2014-03-18 12:27:48

Become The Ultimate Dragon Rider This June On the Xbox 360, 3DS, Wii, Wii U And PlayStation 3 SANTA ANA, Calif., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Little Orbit, a worldwide video game publisher, has entered a licensing agreement with DreamWorks Animation to bring the How to Train Your Dragon 2 video game to major platforms this summer. Inspired by How to Train Your Dragon 2, the sequel to the wildly popular 3-D animated feature film from DreamWorks Animation, the game will feature all...

2014-03-16 23:02:12

SeeTips.com (http://www.seetips.com) has recently compared many online shops, and announced that LightInTheBox is the best place for people to buy video games and accessories. (PRWEB) March 16, 2014 SeeTips.com (http://www.seetips.com) has recently compared many online shops, and announced that LightInTheBox is the best place for people to buy video games and accessories: Wii U, PS3, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS, PSP, PS2 accessories and more. LightInTheBox.com is a popular online store offering...

2014-03-12 23:20:59

Leading multi-screen agency Ratio partnered with Red Bull Media House, a multi-platform media company with a focus on sports, culture, and lifestyle, to release Red Bull TV on Xbox 360. The app was deployed using Ratio’s Xbox application framework, Ratio TV, which enables media companies to take maximum advantage of the leading Over-The-Top video viewership of Xbox LIVE. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 Ratio TV’s exclusive platform enabled Red Bull Media House to launch on...


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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