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2013-10-15 23:27:07

Award-winning game from Filament Games plants itself in a major gaming platform. Madison, Wis. (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 What do you get when you mix the right amount of sunlight, soil and inspiration? For Filament Games: an award-winning science game that continues to make a name for itself. Filament Games plans to deepen the roots of Reach for the Sun, the company’s first game to premier on the popular online gaming platform, Steam. Reach for the Sun, a 2013 Games For Change winner, is...

2013-09-26 23:29:50

Mobile game players - who tell friends about a game verbally, give the game a star rating or post a video of their gameplay footage - tend to be more engaged in the game community and spend more heavily. San Franciso, California (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 According to an infographic published today by specialty video game research firm EEDAR, the highest spending mobile game players share their game playing activities in ways that are one-to-many, such as writing a review or posting a...

Study Explains Risk Factors Associated With Video Game Addiction
2013-09-24 08:54:29

[ Watch the Video: Can You Admit To Your Video Game Addiction? ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Escapism, social interaction and virtual achievements are the primary risk-factors that contribute to potential video game addiction, researchers from the University of Missouri claim in a new study. “The biggest risk factor for pathological video game use seems to be playing games to escape from daily life,” study author Joseph Hilgard, a doctoral candidate...

2013-09-16 23:24:16

Study shows video games led to out-sized increase in jobs for composers and music directors of 178% over the past five years. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 SoundCon, LLC reports that its analysis of US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data shows that trends in the video game industry led directly to unusually strong growth in US employment for Composers and Music Directors. The report concludes the dramatic increase in mobile, casual and social gaming was the primary cause of...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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