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Xbox One Coming November 22 With Faster CPU
2013-09-04 10:31:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last month Microsoft began tweaking the specifications of its yet-to-be-released Xbox One. Yesterday Microsoft’s vice president of marketing and strategy Yusuf Mehdi revealed the software giant is still boosting the performance of the next generation console and plan to release it on November 22, just in time for the holidays. Previously, the AMD CPU was said to run at 1.6 GHz clock speed, but the company has now bumped this up to...

2013-08-27 23:20:12

Will the PS4 repair be as popular as the PS3 repair? From Gophermods, the valid news source. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Haunted by the memories of your PS3 giving you the dreaded yellow light of death aka YLOD? Or, seeing the clock in the upper right hand corner of your PS3 spinning and spinning without your discs loading? Chronic issues such as the yellow light failure and blu-ray failure still haunt PS3 gamers to this day. The PS3 was a popular console that needed frequent...

Nintendo Profits Slump
2013-07-31 12:47:13

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is a tale of two game systems for Nintendo. It is the best of times; it is the worst of times. Nintendo 3DS sales remain strong, and even with increased competition from mobile handsets and tablets, the handheld game system has seen a massive sales surge in Europe and the United States. In a earnings report covering April to June, Nintendo said it sold 1.54 million units in Europe and another 1.19 million units in the United States...

2013-07-25 23:20:11

Play N Trade and GamerModz form a strategic partnership that allows gamers to customize their controllers and personalize their gaming experience right in the store (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 The power of control and ability to customize is what GamerModz provides to all gamers. Play N Trade and GamerModz are a great fit by offering both casual gamers and hardcore gamers the opportunity to create their own custom Xbox 360 controller or PS3 controller. Partnering with GamerModz gives Play N...


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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Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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