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2013-12-03 23:26:09

Online Sales Expected to Be Biggest Driver of Growth San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 A series of new reports from DFC Intelligence forecasts that the global market for video game software on dedicated console systems is expected to grow 30% to around $22 to $23 billion a year from 2016 to 2018. This forecast includes revenue from game software from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony. It does not include additional revenue these platforms will receive from non-game sources such as...

Steam's Fast Growing User Base Proves PC Gaming Is Far From Dead
2013-12-02 13:14:40

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the new video game consoles from Microsoft and Sony have been getting the lion’s share of attention in recent weeks, Valve Software, creator of popular online gaming platform Steam, proved PC gaming is far from dead. For the first time ever, the game distribution service topped seven million concurrent online customers. The company had been hovering near the seven million mark all of last week, but on Sunday at 11 am Pacific...

Violent Video Games Self Control Unethical Behavior
2013-11-25 14:55:02

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Ever since the horrific incident at Columbine High School, violent video games and mass shootings have been intertwined. Now, a new study from an international team of researchers has found playing violent video games not only increases aggression but can also cause players to exhibit less self-control and more unethical behaviors. The study researchers found these effects were strongest in teenage participants who scored high on a...

2013-11-23 23:00:32

MarketResearchReports.Biz announces addition of new report “The World Video Game Market” to its database. Visit: http://www.marketresearchreports.biz/analysis-details/the-world-video-game-market Albany NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Despite the profound changes that are going through it, the global market for video games will resume a new period of growth by jumping from EUR 53.9bn in 2013 to EUR 82.1bn in 2017. This study follows the development of key indicators for the sector over...

2013-11-18 23:00:04

According to the new Connected Intelligence Smartphone Usage Report from The NPD Group, monthly Wi-Fi and cellular data consumption on smartphones with screens 4.5 inches and larger is 44 percent greater than it is on smartphones with screens under 4.5 inches, at 7.2GB and 5.0GB, respectively. Port Washington, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 As consumers opt for smartphones with larger screens, they are increasing their usage and data consumption. According to the Connected Intelligence...


Latest Video game Reference Libraries

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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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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