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2014-02-12 23:24:02

Core Gamers Expected to Be Biggest Driver of Growth San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 DFC Intelligence has announced it is significantly raising its 5-year video game forecasts based on the late 2013 market performance. Overall revenue is expected to go from $68 billion in 2013 to $96 billion in 2018. This includes revenue from PC games, console games and mobile games and also includes hardware spending on dedicated game devices. “DFC has always tended to be conservative in its...

2014-02-12 08:25:31

VIENNA, February 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rabcat is announcing the worldwide launch of its most innovative and successful real-money game yet, Castle BuilderTM. Castle Builder is already a record-breaking title in the Austrian market, where it was released on desktop with Austrian Lottery operator win2day last year. This innovative real-money game is now available to the international gaming community for the first time through the Odobo platform. The latest version of...

2014-02-05 08:27:31

Survey from It's Just Lunch shows there's a role for technology in dating, but good old-fashioned phone calls and uninterrupted time together still have their place SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- No matter their age, singles looking for love are turning to technology to enhance their dating life. However, despite using technology to do everything from kicking things off via text to researching their date online, a recent study by It's Just Lunch, the premier dating service for busy...

2014-02-05 08:25:39

MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Soul and Vibe Interactive Inc., (OTCQB: SOUL), a video and computer games company that develops, publishes, and digitally distributes games and games-related content for video game consoles, mobile devices, and personal computers. Soul and Vibe was founded with a business model that fully embraces digital distribution. Digital distribution significantly reduces the Cost of Goods Sold, bypasses physical media distribution channel challenges,...

2014-02-04 23:23:37

"Volleyball Extreme Edition” Gives Players Full Body Control of the Game for a Console-Like Experience on any Windows Device Herzelia, Israel (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Extreme Reality, the only company to bring full-body motion analysis and control via a device’s native or peripheral camera, and VTree Entertainment today announced the launch of “Volleyball Extreme Edition” a new motion controlled game for any webcam. Player’s movements are captured through any standard...

Tablets And E-Readers Not Commonly Used By Children For Educational Purposes
2014-01-25 04:20:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While mobile devices can be used for information or education, many children aren’t taking advantage of the technology. According to a study published on Friday, two-thirds of the young Americans now have access to an e-reader or tablet, but only half of them actually use it to read. Conducted by Joan Ganz Cooney Center, researchers surveyed nearly 1,600 parents on how much time their two- to 10-year-old children spent with...

2014-01-23 23:19:56

Video games are fast becoming accepted as a valuable part of a regimen designed to help older Americans exercise their minds and motor skills. -- MedicareMall.com San Marcos, TX (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The number of American seniors who regularly play video games is rising fast, and studies continue to point to the benefits of games in helping older people stay sharp, alert, and well-coordinated. Results of an informal survey by MedicareMall.com suggest that growing awareness among...

2014-01-22 23:20:55

2014 is expected to be a record year for PC and online games. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 According to the new Core PC Game Usage report from DFC Intelligence, core PC game play outside Asia increased slightly in 2013 versus 2012. This was despite the fact that few major titles were released in 2013. “We thought, with the lack of major new releases, that overall usage would be down,” said DFC analyst Jeremy Miller. “However, the top titles of 2012 continued to do well in...

2014-01-21 23:01:19

According to retail sales data from global information company, The NPD Group, 2013 U.S. retail dollar sales of toys experienced a decline of 1 percent when compared to 2012*. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 Retail sales do appear to be impacted by 2013’s shorter holiday shopping season. While the weeks of Black Friday and Cyber Monday saw respective sales increases of 4 percent and 24 percent (compared to the same time periods in 2012), the remaining weeks...

2014-01-16 23:30:00

NEXT/NOW adds five new employees to the creative and technical team including Ben Perez, Paul Chamnankit and Antonio Sanders. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Chicago based interactive experiential agency NEXT/NOW recently expanded and added five new employees in the creative and technical departments. This follows a pattern of growth that recently moved them into an expanded, new showroom and office in the West Loop of Chicago. The addition of Ben Perez, Lead Developer; Paul...


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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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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