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Xbox One Gaming Rules Readjusted
2013-06-20 09:42:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Shortly after announcing their brand new Xbox One console, Microsoft set out to clarify a few guidelines about who could share physical games and for what reason. Following a massive online outcry by ardent gamers, Microsoft has backpedaled on some of their earlier clarifications, and will now allow Xbox One owners to share physical discs. Microsoft also had to do an about-face on an earlier decision to have the consoles check...

2013-06-19 23:25:16

July 6, 2013 3 - 4:30 pm / Ferrell Center, Baylor University in Waco, Texas Waco, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 When the town of West, Texas was largely destroyed in a recent fertilizer plant explosion, many Texans wanted to help. Shemane Nugent, (yes, married to Ted), has been teaching group fitness classes for thirty years, developed programs for Curves® International and Zumba® Fitness, and has traveled the world promoting healthy living through fitness. So naturally, the first...

You Can Share Your Xbox One Games (Sort Of)
2013-06-07 14:31:38

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online We´ve come a long way from the days of Atari and Nintendo gaming. The graphics have greatly improved, titles are released with the fanfare normally reserved for summer blockbusters, and consoles have taken on multiple roles to serve as entertainment hubs rather than a single-use device. Microsoft´s new Xbox One is a prime example of how advanced game consoles have become. Yet as Microsoft takes gaming into the future,...

Microsoft CEO Heads To Hollywood
2013-06-05 10:20:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Steve Ballmer is no Steve Jobs. He made this much clear during a developers conference several years back when he broke into a clap chant of “developers, developers, developers” as he sweated profusely. Yet the Microsoft CEO is reported to be taking a page from the Jobs playbook by visiting with entertainment executives personally to sell them on his newest product, the Xbox One. According to Deadline Hollywood,...


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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