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2013-06-28 23:04:39

CEO of Play N Trade, Charles Beaupre and Franchisee Craig Ackerman, share their thoughts on Xbox One’s decision to remove DRM San Clemente, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Mr. Beaupre has more experience in the video game store franchise than almost any other CEO in the world. His vision of the industry has always been ahead of his time and as CEO of Play N Trade his job is to steer franchisees in the right direction. Mr. Beaupre has always been an advocate of digital property ownership and...

2013-06-24 23:00:40

Intellectual Property Law Professor William K. Ford of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago begins a webcast series on video and board game issues. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 Intellectual Property Law Professor William K. Ford of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago begins a webcast series on video and board game issues. An examination of gaming issues takes to the Internet through John Marshall Law School Professor William Ford’s webcast discussion on the gaming medium. In the series...

2013-06-07 23:04:03

Former Ubisoft and Jerry Bruckheimer Games Publishing Executive Signs on to Scale the Next Generation Player Management Platform Firm San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 07, 2013 Playnomics, the global leader in predictive marketing and data science for games, today announced that Jay Cohen has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer. Cohen is a 17-year veteran in the interactive entertainment industry, most recently appointed to President of Development at Jerry Bruckheimer Games in 2009. A...

Searching For The Worst Video Game Ever
2013-06-03 10:35:46

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online There´s an old story often told by video game fanatics about Atari, a New Mexico landfill and the worst game ever made. As the story goes, when the bottom fell out of the once-booming video game market in 1983, Atari was left with millions of unsold copies of the E.T. game for the 2600 console. The company then sought out a landfill in the American desert (only about 150 miles away from Roswell) in which to dump millions of...


Latest Video game publishers 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...

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...

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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2010-10-12 18:28:12

The Magnavox Odyssey, predating the Atari pong, was the world's first home video game console. It was released in 1972. Designed by Ralph Baer, the Odyssey prototype was called the Brown Box and is now in the Smithsonian Institute National Museum. It was also placed, by IGN in 2009, as one of the top 25 video game consoles of all time. Although many collectors think the Odyssey is analog, Baer considers it digital due to the electronic signals exchanged between various parts being binary....

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.