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2014-05-05 08:26:11

Atari and Pariplay to Create a Custom Atari iGaming Platform; Pariplay to also Develop and Distribute Atari-Branded Games Through the Pariplay Network NEW YORK and EDISON, New Jersey, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atari, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, and Pariplay, part of a joint venture with Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL) and a high-performance gaming technology company and developer of iGaming and...

2014-05-01 12:36:30

More Than $175,000 Paid to Young Indie Game Developers Since Program Launched in Late 2013 SAN FRANCISCO, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ROBLOX, the top-ranked brand on the internet for young, innovative game developers and online gamers, announced today that the platform's Developer Exchange program has achieved its first ever monthly payout of $10,000. The recipients of the money, teenagers Conor and Darragh Griffin (also known as "TheGamer101" within the ROBLOX community), and have...

2014-05-01 12:29:33

LONDON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of web site visitors are in for a treat this month as MyRealGames.com confirms it will make it easier than ever to play mobile games online [http://www.myrealgames.com/mobile-games ] from May 1st. The top games website has announced the expansion of its mobile games section with almost 50 new HTML 5 games being added in the last few weeks. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140501/685232 ) The new...

2014-05-01 00:21:14

BEIJING, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KongZhong Corporation (KONG), a leading provider of digital entertainment services for consumers in the PRC, will officially launch Guild Wars(® )2, the groundbreaking fantasy MMO developed by ArenaNet, to begin its two-week long head-start open beta in China. The full open beta is set to begin on May 15(th). Guild Wars 2 is the first major MMORPG in the China market to pioneer the CDKey business model without subscription, and with that...

2014-04-28 08:36:57

LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TIGA urges PEGI to review its prices to help indies TIGA, the network for game developers and digital publishers, has written an open letter to PEGI, the European game content rating system, calling for urgent reform of its pricing policy, which charges small games businesses unreasonably high and repetitious fees. TIGA has acted in response to complaints from its members about PEGI's pricing policy. At present, PEGI's...

Urban Legend Confirmed - Unsold Atari 2600 Video Games Unearthed In New Mexico
2014-04-28 04:35:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Longtime video game enthusiasts who believed in tales that thousands or even millions of unsold Atari 2600 cartridges were buried in a New Mexico desert some 30 years ago have been vindicated, as an excavation crew has discovered the first evidence that the urban legend is true during a Saturday morning dig. According to CNET’s Daniel Terdiman, crews working at an old landfill at the city of Alamogordo in the south-central part...

2014-04-27 20:20:43

BEIJING, April 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KongZhong Corporation (KONG), a leading Chinese mobile game and internet company, today announced their partnership with Kakao Corporation of South Korea. KongZhong's self developed, premium mobile game "Kooky Three Kingdoms" will become the first product of the partnership, landing on Kakao Game Center which is the largest mobile gaming platform in South Korea in early May. "Kooky Three Kingdoms" is a Chinese Three Kingdoms era, fantasy...

2014-04-25 23:08:39

Cascade Game Foundry, developer of Infinite Scuba, becomes the first independent game developer to join the PC Gaming Alliance. Redmond, WA (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Cascade Game Foundry (CGF), developer of Infinite Scuba®, is excited to announce they are the first independent game developer invited to join the PC Gaming Alliance. The PC Gaming Alliance (PCGA) is a non-profit organization and dedicated team of companies working toward the goal of improving the PC gaming experience....

Zynga Founder Mark Pincus Steps Away From Active Role In Company
2014-04-24 10:49:42

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Reports circulated late Wednesday that Zynga founder Mark Pincus would step down from an operational role at the social game publisher as his successor, CEO Don Mattrick, called for a need for change at the company. Pincus, who founded Zynga in 2007, stepped down from the top spot last year as former Microsoft Games Studio head Mattrick took over in an attempt to turn the once hot social game maker around. In a memo to employees on...

2014-04-17 00:21:49

Planes: Fire & Rescue Features Adventure Inspired by this Summer's New Movie, while Violetta Offers Immersive Musical Experience Based on Disney Channel's Hit Tween Telenovela SANTA ANA, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Little Orbit announced today it is working with Disney Interactive to bring Planes: Fire & Rescue, based on Disney's highly anticipated feature film of the same name, to North America, Europe and Australasia on Nintendo Wii(TM), Nintendo 3DS(TM) and...


Latest Video game developers Reference Libraries

iQue Player
2013-08-05 13:29:37

The iQue Player was developed by Nintendo and manufactured by iQue as a video game console. The Chinese name for the iQue is Shen You Ji (Devine Gaming Machine). The console is in the shape of a controller that plugs directly into a television. An accessory is available for multiplayer use. It is sold exclusively in China and was released on November 17, 2003. The game cartridges contained a built in 64 MB flash card that plugged into the console / controller. Upon release of the unit,...

Game Boy Micro
2013-08-04 07:34:17

The Game Boy Micro is a handheld gaming console released by Nintendo on September 13, 2005 in Japan, September 19, 2005 in North America, October 1, 2005 in China as the iQue, November 3, 2005 in Australia, November 4, 2005 in Europe and November 9,2005 in South Korea. It was officially unveiled on May 17, 2005 at a Nintendo press conference. Its predecessor is the Game Boy Advance SP and its successor is the Nintendo DS. It was discontinued on January 31, 2008 and has sold over 2.42...

Atari 5200
2013-03-26 12:10:52

The Atari 5200 is a video game system that is manufactured by Atari Inc., and was introduced in 1982. It was the successor to the Atari 2600, but did not do as well commercially, mainly from its incompatibility with the 2600’s library of games. In 1983, two port models were released along with an adapter to allow the 5200 to play all 2600 games. On May 21, 1984 Atari released the Atari 7800 and discontinued production of the 5200. Atari released the 400/800 computers to compete with...

Sega Dreamcast
2013-03-16 09:06:37

The Dreamcast is a video game console released by Sega in November 1998 in Japan, September 1999 in North America, October 1999 in Europe, and November 1999 in Australia. In the first 24 hours of release 225,132 units were sold and a total of 500,000 in the first two weeks. On January 31, 2001, Sega announced it would discontinue the production of the Dreamcast in March 2001 and concentrate solely on software. Even though the console production was discontinued, Sega of Japan still...

Panasonic 3DO
2013-03-16 08:56:25

The Panasonic 3DO is a video game console produced by Panasonic and was released in North America On October 4, 1993, in Japan on March 20, 1994, and in Europe later in 1994. The 3DO games were manufactured by multiple developers who paid a royalty to 3DO for each game that was sold. This ultimately was the downfall of the 3DO, making it a very expensive product. The founder of 3DO, Trip Hawkins, stated that the 3DO was not a game console, but a high end audio video system and was priced...

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monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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