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2014-08-26 23:14:46

September is set to be an exciting month for gamers as FreeGamePick confirms an assortment of brand new hidden object games, racing games and popular arcade game titles. FreeGamePick invites fans to download games right ahead of the Labor Day holiday. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 September is set to be an exciting month for gamers as FreeGamePick confirms an assortment of brand new hidden object games, racing games and popular arcade game titles. FreeGamePick invites fans...

2014-08-26 08:29:03

BASINGSTOKE, England, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crowdfunding to Increase for Indie Developers New data from Juniper Research has revealed that by 2019 worldwide revenues from tablet games will reach $13.3 billion - a threefold rise on the 2014 figure of $3.6bn. The report highlights that growth will be fuelled by a number of key factors including improved storage capacity of devices, better graphical capabilities, increasing mobile broadband penetration and...

2014-08-25 23:10:08

You Don’t Have to Be Kim Kardashian to Create Your Own Game Los Angeles (PRWEB) August 25, 2014 Richmel Media & Productions to launch the world’s first automated, subscription games platform that allows marketers, businesses, and people to create customized branded games on the fly, and leverage them throughout their social media channels for less than $10 a month. Coined Customize-A-Game, Richmel is seeking to build a community through Kickstarter. “We felt the most efficient...

playstation network ddos attack
2014-08-25 05:28:57

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Sony’s PlayStation Network was back online Monday following a weekend cyberattack that affected its servers, as well as those of fellow video game companies Blizzard Entertainment, Riot Games and Grinding Gear Games. According to Brett Molina of USA Today, Sony Online Entertainment chief John Smedley originally confirmed the outage on Sunday, stating that both the PlayStation Network and Sony Entertainment Network online...

2014-08-22 08:24:01

Revenues Increase Sequentially and YoY - Strong 2H 2014 Games Pipeline with Education Business Progressing Rapidly HONG KONG, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NetDragon Websoft Inc. ("NetDragon" or "the Company") (Hong Kong Stock Code: 777), a leading developer and operator of online games and mobile internet platforms in China, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 ("the Period"). A conference call and webcast is scheduled at 8 p.m. Hong Kong Time on...

2014-08-22 08:23:39

LONDON, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Deadline for Entries is Friday 19th September 2014 TIGA, the network for developers and digital publishers, has today announced its third annual industry awards are open for entry [http://awards14.tiga.org ]. The TIGA Games Industry Awards [http://awards14.tiga.org ] are designed to celebrate the best in creativity, technological innovation and professionalism in business at all levels and in all sectors of the UK games...

2014-08-21 23:02:21

Designed specifically for media and publishing executives, min’s September 30 Media Advertising Summit will bring together all of the critical players in the world of advertising who have always excelled in buying and selling media and connecting brands to audiences. Held at New York’s Yale Club, this one-day conference will provide attendees with practical knowledge to grow revenue, engagement, ROI and brand visibility. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Designed specifically for...

2014-08-21 12:33:30

NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The contracts and agreements have been finalized; Continent 8 Technologies is officially High 5 Games' data centre solution in Gibraltar. By choosing one of the most secure and well equipped hosting centres available, H5G is well positioned to flood the global iGaming markets with its premium portfolio of slot titles. In the last 6 months High 5 Games has been making significant headway in the European and UK markets and the company's...

2014-08-20 12:24:26

SÃO PAULO, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UOL BoaCompra [http://www.boacompra.com/shop/#rmcl ], the leader in digital goods payments in emerging markets, and Shanda Games International Europe [http://www.sdgieurope.com ], a Germany-based publisher of online and mobile games, today announced a partnership to monetize and market the popular free-to-play action MMORPG Dragon Nest Europe in Brazil [http://www.dragonnest.eu/Sign-Up/Boacompra-UOL ]. (Logo:...

2014-08-19 16:27:44

Finalists win a trip to Las Vegas to compete in a head-to-head arcade battle SPARTANBURG, S.C., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Denny's and Atari®, one of the world's most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, are upping the competition around the new remixed arcade games "Hashteroids" and "Centipup." Fans across the country are invited to fight for gaming supremacy and enter in the "Arcade Battle Royale" for the chance to win a trip to Las Vegas to compete...


Latest Video game development Reference Libraries

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...

Atari 2600
2013-03-15 11:53:09

Image Caption: An Atari 2600 four-switch "wood veneer" version, dating from 1980-1982. Shown with standard joystick. Credit: Evan-Amos/Wikipedia The Atari 2600, originally named VCS, was released in October 1977 by Atari Inc. It is a video game console using cartridges for game play instead of having the software built into the system. In 1978 only 550,000 units were sold out 0f 800,000 that were manufactured. Once the public realized pong was not the only video game to play, enthusiasm...

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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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