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2014-07-08 12:25:41

ALBANY, New York, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research, "Virtual Reality in Gaming Market (By Component - Software, Hardware; By Type of Gaming Console from Different Manufacturers - Microsoft Xbox, Apple Mac, Sony PlayStation, Personal computer, Nintendo Wii) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019", the global virtual reality in gaming market was worth USD 466.6...

2014-06-25 23:11:01

Core Gamers and Mobile Expected to Be Biggest Drivers of Growth San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 DFC Intelligence has announced that for the second time this year they are significantly raising their 5-year video game forecast. Overall game software revenue is expected to go from $64 billion in 2014 to $100 billion in 2018. This includes revenue from PC games, console games and mobile games, but does not include hardware spending on game devices. “The market is growing on all...

Philips Wins Patent Victory Over Nintendo In UK High Court
2014-06-21 09:07:42

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online The hand gesture and motion recognition technology featured in Nintendo’s Wii and Wii U video game consoles infringes upon patents held by Philips Electronics NV, UK High Court Judge Colin Birss ruled on Friday. In a lawsuit originally filed by the Dutch electronics company in 2012, Philips accused the Japanese gaming giant of infringing upon three of its remote control patents, according to PC World’s Loek Essers. In...

Sony Shines At E3, While Analysts Predict End To Consoles: Exclusive
2014-06-12 13:22:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) once again took the City of Los Angeles by storm as the video game industry showed off the upcoming titles that will keep gamers enthralled in the coming months – and in some cases, years. Sony and Microsoft approached the show differently, and, as redOrbit reports, each attempted to outdo the other in their respective bombastic press conferences. In the end, analysts said there was a clear...

Nintendo Uses E3 To Regroup, Focus On Its Wii U Diversity
2014-06-10 14:06:51

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nintendo found itself playing catch up at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), and managed to poke at itself at the same time during its Tuesday morning digital event. It began with a stop-motion animated introduction produced by the crew behind Cartoon Network's hit series "Robot Chicken" that mocked past Nintendo press conferences. This was followed by several polished pre-produced video sequences, which suggested that the...

2014-06-10 12:27:02

Dragon Riders Take Flight on the Xbox 360®, Nintendo Wii(TM), Wii U(TM), 3DS(TM) and PlayStation® 3 SANTA ANA, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Little Orbit, a worldwide video game publisher, unveils the ultimate dragon racing experience with the release of How to Train Your Dragon 2 video games based on Friday's highly anticipated 3-D animated film from DreamWorks Animation. Developed by Torus Games, the game is now available on the Xbox 360®, Nintendo Wii(TM), Wii...

2014-05-27 23:06:58

Global Packaged Console Gaming Market 2014-2018 and Global MMO Game Market 2014-2018 are new research report added to Sandlerresearch.org store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 The majority of software games cater to hardware platforms developed by three major companies: Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. These companies develop platforms such as Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U for game software. These are multifunctional gaming consoles, which not only support various games but also...

video game energy usage
2014-05-17 04:39:54

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The current generation of video game consoles are on pace to cost American consumers more than $1 billion annually in electricity bills, with $400 million of that coming when the systems are in standby mode, according to a new Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) report released Friday. According to the NRDC, the combined energy usage of the Nintendo Wii U, the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One consume two to three...

2014-05-05 23:10:30

Boost Software is happy to announce the launch of their latest software application PC SpeedBoost™. Not only have they successfully put out another award-winning software, but they are happily kicking off the launch with great prizes such as the Wii Mini Console that this family from Ohio received. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 Recently Boost Software™ launched their latest software, PC SpeedBoost. Knowing that its sister software, PC HealthBoost™, has had a lot of success in the...

2014-05-02 23:07:21

Specialist video game comparison company, Video Game Compare, is now offering access to big discounts on many video games, enabling consumers to save big money on their purchases Essex, UK (PRWEB) May 02, 2014 Specialist video game information portal, Video Game Compare, is now offering website visitors access to some huge savings on the cost of a variety of video games for a range of different consoles, giving consumers the opportunity to save big money on the cost of their games. A wide...


Latest Wii Reference Libraries

Nintendo Wii U
2013-08-10 09:31:20

The Wii U is a video game console released on November 18, 2012, in North America, November 30, 2012 in the PAL region, and December 8, 2012 in Japan. It is manufactured by Nintendo to compete against the Sony PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. As of March 31, 2013, 3.45 million Wii Us have been sold worldwide. In the US 400,000 units were sold in the first week of release. Over 40,000 units were sold on the first weekend in the UK, and in the month of December, over 600,000 were sold in...

Nintendo Wii
2013-08-10 09:19:39

The Wii is a video game console developed by Nintendo and released on November 19, 2006. It is the successor to Nintendo’s Game Cube and the early models of the Wii are compatible with all games and most accessories of the Game Cube. Nintendo first announced the system in 2004, unveiled it in 2005 and demonstrated a prototype in September 2005 at the Tokyo Game Show. By December 8, 2006, the Wii was available in key markets. In 2011, Nintendo released a new model, the “Wii Family...

Nintendo DS Lite
2013-08-05 12:24:52

The Nintendo DS Lite is a handheld game console with a dual screen, developed by Nintendo. It is slimmer, lighter, and brighter than the original Nintendo DS. It was available in Japan on March 2, 2006 with 550,000 systems released; it was sold out soon after its launch. Nintendo released another 700,000 in April 2006, and once again the units sold out by late May 2006. Every time the stores would restock their shelves, the system would sell out within days of arrival. This continued for...

Nintendo Game Cube
2013-04-27 08:23:24

The Nintendo GameCube (NGC in Japan, GCN in North America) is a video game console produced by Nintendo and released on September 14, 2001 in Japan, November 14, 2001 in North America, May 3, 2002 in Europe, and May 17, 2002 in Australia. It is the sixth generation game console produced by Nintendo that uses optical discs as the primary storage, and uses miniDVDs instead of full sized DVDs. The GameCube was the first Nintendo console to support online play outside of Japan using a modem...

Nintendo DS
2013-03-05 04:17:55

Image Caption: Original Nintendo DS "Fat" in Blue. Credit: Evan-Amos/Wikipedia The Nintendo DS is a hand held game console with dual screens developed by Nintendo and released on November 21, 2004 in North America. On December 2, 2004 it became available in Japan, February 24, 2005 in Australia, and March 11, 2005 in Europe. On March 2, 2006, Nintendo released the Nintendo DS Lite, it was redesigned slimmer and lighter with a brighter screen. On November 1, 2008 the Nintendo DSi was...

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