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Retron 5 Lets Gamers Play Like Its 1999 Or Earlier
2013-03-26 11:25:45

While it is said that the third time is the charm, for video game hardware developer Hyperkin five might be the magic number, provided it can actually get its new RetroN 5 hardware emulator to market.

Android-Based Ouya Gaming Console Coming In June, Backers Get Early Access March 28
2013-03-12 12:19:02

The world’s first Android-based gaming console, Ouya, started life as an overwhelmingly successful Kickstarter campaign. Since then, the Ouya team has been busy adding support for new content and new devices, like Ethernet and XMBC support. Last month, the Ouya team announced that they’ll begin shipping the first consoles to Kickstarter backers on March 28, with a full launch slated for June.

Piston Gaming Console Pre-Orders Now Being Taken, Xi3 Announced At SXSW
2013-03-10 10:27:39

Valve, the company behind the soon-to-come Steam Box gaming console, is also lending its support to Xi3 Corporation and their new Piston game console, which is now accepting pre-orders for under $1000.

PlayStation 4 Announced, But Not Seen
2013-02-21 09:43:05

At the latest Sony event, the Japan-based company showed off the PlayStation 4's specs but not the console itself.

Xbox 360 Console Sales Reach 76 Million Mark
2013-02-13 06:25:42

Microsoft has sold 76 million Xbox 360 consoles worldwide since launching the device in 2005, making it one of the company’s most successful products to date.

Xbox 720 Rumored To Be Unsupportive Of Older Games
2013-02-08 04:34:04

A leading video game magazine is reporting that Microsoft's upcoming Xbox 720 gaming console is not going to be compatible with your current Xbox games.

$400 For PlayStation 4?
2013-02-07 19:44:35

Details on the much-anticipated PlayStation 4 from Sony are imminent. Some in the US media have spotted details on pricing in Japan, which can indicate what the console could cost stateside.

Sony Event Invites Spark Rumors Of PlayStation 4 Announcement
2013-02-01 14:19:23

Sony sent invites for an event in New York later this month. The host of conversation for the event is not clear, which leads many to speculate the consumer electronics manufacturer will announce details about its PlayStation 4 video game console.


Latest Video game console Reference Libraries

Nintendo Wii U
2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

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...

Ouya
2013-08-06 15:52:20

The Ouya is a video game console developed by OUYA Inc. and manufactured by Boxer8. It was announced on July 3, 2012 as a new home video game console. On July 10, 2012 a kickstarter campaign was released in an effort to see how many people there were interested in the system. During the kickstarter program the fundraising goal was reached within the first eight hours, and in the first 24 hours it attracted a backer every 5.59 seconds to become the record holder for the best first day...

Magnavox Odyssey 2
2013-08-06 15:34:13

The Magnavox Odyssey 2 is a video game console released in 1978 by Magnavox/Philips. It was sold under many different names -- in Europe it was known as the Philips Videopac G7000, in Brazil as the Philips Odyssey, in the United States as the Magnavox Odyssey 2 and also as the Philips Odyssey 2. The original system, the Odyssey, produced by Magnavox, was the first video game system released in the early 1970s. The Odyssey 2 was noted for its ability to customize the game for the...

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