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    1. General Discussion

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      From NES to PS4 and everything in between. Talk all random video game discussion here.

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    2. Creative

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      If you know your way around Photoshop & Illustrator, this forum is for you. Keep an eye out for Member Contests!

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    3. Member Elite Forum

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      Member Elite Bonus' found here. Members create the tournaments and VideoGameX sponsors them! Open to all Member Elites.

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    1. XBOX ONE

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      The Xbox One is Microsoft's newest console meant not only for games and gaming in general but also for entertainment. The console includes a 500 GB non-replaceable hard drive, and a Blu-ray Disc optical drive. [2013]

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    2. XBOX 360

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      As the second console from Microsoft, the XBOX 360 completely sold out upon release in all regions except in Japan. About 33% of all consoles became defective making it the most unreliable console ever created. [2005]

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    3. XBOX

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      The Xbox was Microsoft's first video game console after collaborating with Sega to port Windows CE to the Dreamcast console and was the first console offered by an American company after the Atari Jaguar stopped sales in 1996. [2001]

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    1. PS4

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      The PlayStation 4 will feature a simpler AMD processor, in hopes of attracting a broader range of developers and support for the system. Sony also plans to place more focus on social gameplay. [2013]

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    2. PSVita

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      As part of the PlayStation brand of gaming devices. In May 2013, Sony announced that all PlayStation 4 games would be compatible to be played through Remote Play on the PlayStation Vita. [2012]

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    3. PS3

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      The PlayStation 3 was the first console to use Blu-ray Disc as its primary storage medium. In September 2009 the updated PlayStation 3 Slim, was released. A further refined Super Slim design was also released. [2006]

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    4. PSP

      The PSP is the only handheld console to use an optical disc format as its primary storage medium. Other distinguishing features of the console include its large viewing screen and robust multi-media capabilities. [2004]

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    5. PS2

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      The PlayStation 2 was videogame console of all time, selling over 150 million units. More than 3,800 game titles have been released for the PS2 since launch, and more than 1.5 billion copies have been sold. [2000]

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    6. PS1

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      Sony entered into an agreement with Nintendo to develop a CD-ROM attachment, for the Super Nintendo. Due to contractual problems it was never released, and instead, a modified version was introduced by Sony called the Playstation. [1994]

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    1. Wii U

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      The WiiU is the first Nintendo console to support high-definition graphics and a controller which features an embedded touchscreen. Talk about the system which is backward compatible with Wii. [2012]

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    2. 3DS / 2DS

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      The Nintendo 3DS is similar to the DS, but is capable of projecting stereoscopic 3D effects without the use of 3D glasses or additional accessories. A redesigned "XL" version of the console was also released. [2011]

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    3. Wii

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      Along with early models being fully backward compatible with all Gamecube games, the system introduced the "Wii Remote" which added a physical side. The Wii has sold 100.04 million consoles worldwide. [2006]

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    4. DS

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      The DS/i is a dual-screen handheld console and resembles that of the multi-screen games from the Game & Watch line. The lower display is overlaid with a touchscreen designed to accept input from a stylus. [2004/8]

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    5. Gamecube

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      The GameCube, with the Game Boy Player attachment, it is able to play Game Boy/Color, and Game Boy Advance titles. It's successor, the Wii, supports backward compatibility. Panasonic released a DVD player hybrid Gamecube. [2001]

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    6. GBA

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      Backward compatibility for Game Boy and Game Boy Color games is provided while a link port at the top of the unit allows it to be connected to other devices via use of a Nintendo Game Link cable or GameCube cable. [2001]

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    7. Game Boy Color

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      The Game Boy Color, as suggested by the name, features a color screen. It is slightly thicker and taller than the Game Boy Pocket, which is a redesigned Game Boy released in 1996. As with the original Game Boy, it has an 8-bit processor and the custom Zilog Z80 central processing unit. [1998]

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    8. N64

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      The console's design was revealed to the public for the first time in late Spring 1994. The N64 console was frequently marketed as the world's first 64-bit gaming system and sold 500,000 units in North America during its first four months. [1996]

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    9. SNES

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      The SNES was the best-selling console of the 16-bit era despite its relatively late start and the fierce competition it faced. The console was able to run some of the first three-dimensional videogames on consoles, beginning with Star Fox. [1990]

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    10. Game Boy

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      The Game Boy is Nintendo's second handheld system following the Game & Watch series. Despite many other technologically superior handheld consoles introduced during its lifetime, the Game Boy was a tremendous success. [1989]

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    11. NES

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      The best-selling gaming console of its time. With the NES, Nintendo introduced a now-standard business model of licensing third-party developers, authorizing them to produce and distribute software for Nintendo's platform. [1983]

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    12. Game & Watch

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      Nintendo Game & Watch is a line of handheld electronic games produced by Nintendo from 1980 to 1991. Each Game & Watch features a single game to be played on an LCD screen in addition to a clock and an alarm. 59 games were sold worldwide. [1980]

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    1. Dreamcast

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      Born out of Sega's darkest hour to decide whether the company stays in the hardware business. Even though it didn't officially last long in the US, it was continued selling in Japan and spawned some great 2D Japanese shooters. [1998]

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    2. Sega Saturn

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      While it was popular in Japan, the Saturn failed to gain a similar market share in North America and Europe against its main competitors. The Saturn's dual-CPU architecture was the source of some difficulty for developers. [1994]

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    3. Genesis

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      The Sega Genesis was Sega's most successful console; though Sega has never released a total sales figure quote. Several add-ons were created including the Sega CD and Sega 32X which extended its capabilities. [1988]

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    4. Master System

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      One of the most unusual features of the Sega Master System is its dual media inputs: one cartridge slot and one card slot. The card slot accepted small cards about the size of a credit card. [1985]

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    1. NeoGeo Pocket

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      The Neo Geo Pocket Color is a 16-bit color handheld videogame console manufactured by SNK. It is a successor to SNK's monochrome Neo Geo Pocket handheld which debuted in 1998 in Japan. [1998]

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    2. NeoGeo

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      This system spawned several long-running series, including The King of Fighters and Samurai Shodown. Later releases like the Metal Slug games ensured that the hardware had a long lifespan. Many AES items still fetch very high prices. [1990]

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    3. Turbo Grafx 16

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      The PC Engine (As known in Japan) is one of the smallest videogame consoles. It featured a custom 16-bit graphics processor and was the first console to have an optional CD module, allowing the standard benefits of the CD medium. [1987]

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    4. Atari 2600

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      The Atari 2600 was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame and was named the second greatest video game console of all time by its remarkable role as the console behind the initial videogame boom in North America. [1977]

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    5. All Other Consoles

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      A video game console is an interactive entertainment computer or customized computer system that produces a video display signal which can be used with a display device (a television, monitor, etc.) to display a video game.

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    6. All Other Portables

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      A handheld video game is a video game designed for a portable use. This primarily meant handheld game consoles such as Nintendo's Game Boy line. Mobile games have become a major sector of the video game market.

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    7. Arcade Cabinets

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      A video game arcade cabinet, also known as a video arcade machine or video coin-op, is the housing within which a video arcade game's hardware resides. Most cabinets designed since the 1990's conform to the JAMMA wiring standard.

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    8. PC/Mac

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      PC/Mac games, also known as computer games, are videogames played on a personal computer. From the mid-90s onward they lost mass-market traction to console games before a resurgence in the mid-2000s through digital distribution.

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    1. Marketplace

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      Buy & Sell with trusted members of the VideoGameX community. Open to all Verified members.

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    2. Produce tangible medium on current and defunct consoles. Mergers and collaboration projects.

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    3. Everything Else

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      We live in a country full of strength with a driving force of FREE SPEECH. Open Forum - Anything Goes. "We may disapprove of what you say, but we will defend to the death your right to say it."

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