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Video Game Sales Drop 20 Percent For February
2012-03-09 10:25:16

Market research watcher, NPD Group, released a report today outlining a significant decline in the sale of traditional video games in February, plunging 20 percent to $1.06 billion, down from $1.33 billion in February 2011, reports Alex Pham for LA Times. Sales of consoles and games dropped 34 percent in January compared with a year earlier. However it was game software with the largest decline, dropping 24.4 percent to $464.4 million last month versus $601.4 million a year ago....

2011-08-24 09:00:00

Cloud Gaming is seeing increased investment from all quarters. GameStop made headlines with their acquisition of Spawn Labs while the most recent addition, Happy Cloud, offers a new form of cloud gaming where latency doesnât slow down the service â“ streaming data rather than video. London (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 Cloud Gaming USA says: Against this background the worldâs first Cloud Gaming conference is kicking off in 2 weeksâ time...

2011-06-23 07:15:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding upon an already strong development team, Slingo, Inc., one of the leading cross-media gaming companies worldwide, today announced it has appointed games industry veteran Coray Seifert as its new Director of Product Development. Mr. Seifert will be responsible for expanding the company's online, mobile, console, and casino presence, as well as bringing one of the most recognizable casual games brands to new and emerging platforms....

2011-06-06 14:46:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OVERVIEW: Syfy and THQ partnered in a first-of-its-kind transmedia deal to bring fans Red Faction: Origins, a new, original movie based on the critically acclaimed, best-selling Red Faction® video game franchise. Red Faction: Origins follows the children of rebel hero Alec Mason, set during a period between the Red Faction® Guerrilla(TM) and Red Faction® Armageddon(TM) video...

2011-05-28 00:00:49

Activation Media, a pioneer in immersive, cross-platform entertainment, today announced the close of an undisclosed amount of seed funding from a group of private investors. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 Activation Media, a pioneer in immersive, cross-platform entertainment, today announced the close of an undisclosed amount of seed funding from a group of private investors. The funding will enable Activation Media to continue development of its innovative interactive entertainment...

2011-05-11 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, announced today the release of Star Raiders®. The return of Star Raiders combines tense aerial assaults and dogfights with a new compelling storyline, striking visual style and exhilarating single player gameplay. Star Raiders is now available on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and...


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  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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