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

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online 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. The Kyoto, Japan-based gamemaker said it sold more than 300,000 units of its older Wii motion-sensing console, and about 275,000 of its original DS handheld units during that time. The figures include sales at retail stores and online purchases....

Titan Computer Is Fastest
2012-11-12 19:21:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has completed some upgrades to their existing super computer, and they´ve become awfully proud of it. This new supercomputer combines the power of CPUs and GPUs, improving the power of the previous Jaguar supercomputer ten fold. The result: The Titan supercomputer takes up the same footprint of about 200 refrigerators and is said to be capable of calculating 20 petaflops without...

Video Game Sales Dropped In October
2012-11-09 12:22:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Video game designers work hard to make increasingly challenging plotlines, design stories with rich tapestries and often times flawed but heroic characters. And yet that isn´t enough lately to keep the gamers coming back for more. According to NPD Group, which tracks video game sales, October saw a decline in retail purchases for the 11th straight month in a row. Total retail sales for October dropped 25 percent, with...


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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
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...

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