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

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    2. With over 1000 stores covering all 50 United States, easily find independent video game stores in your area.

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  2. Nintendo Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. A successor to the NES Classic Edition, this remake comes with twenty-one Super NES titles pre-installed, including the first official release of Star Fox 2. [2017]

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    2. The Switch is considered by Nintendo as a "hybrid" console. The main console unit connects to a television and can be removed from the dock and can function similar to a personal tablet computer through its LCD touchscreen. It is a region free console and it's digital stores are also region free. Each console can support up to eight accounts. [2017]

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    3. Licensed miniature replica NES that includes a static library of 30 built-in games supporting save states. [2016]

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    4. 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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    5. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. 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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    9. 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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    10. 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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    11. 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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    12. Super Nintendo Forum

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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 video games on consoles, beginning with Star Fox. [1990]

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    13. 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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    14. 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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  3. SONY Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. The PlayStation Classic is a dedicated video game console by Sony Interactive Entertainment that emulates games originally released on its 1994 PlayStation console. [2019]

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    2. PlayStation 4 Forum

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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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    3. 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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    4. The PS3 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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    5. 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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    6. The PS2 was video game 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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    7. 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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  4. Microsoft Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. 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. 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. 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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  5. SEGA Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. The Sega Genesis Mini is a dedicated video game console modeled on Sega's Genesis in miniature. The Mini emulates the original console's 16-bit hardware and includes 40 pre-installed games. [2019]

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    2. Dreamcast Forums

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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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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. 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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  6. Other System Forums Threads / Posts  Last Post

    1. Arcade Stick with 16 pre-installed games are from the original Capcom CPS1 and CPS2 arcade ROMs with emulation provided by FB Alpha, delivering an authentic & accurate arcade experience exclusively for the Capcom Home Arcade.

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    2. 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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    3. 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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    4. PC, Mac and Linux games, also known as computer games, are video games 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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      Based on Sega's NAOMI system board, the Atomiswave uses interchangeable game cartridges and control panels to easily switched out different control sets, including dual joysticks, dual lightguns and steering wheels.

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    6. SNKNEOGEO.COM The Neo Geo was a video game platform that was developed and designed by SNK and supported from 1990 to 2004. It was released in three different iterations and ran the same library of games through different media formats due to high demand and price.

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    7. TURBODUO.NET Known in Japan and as the PC Engine, the TurboGrafx-16 is a cartridge based home video game console manufactured and marketed by NEC Home Electronics, and designed by Hudson Soft.

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    8. GAMEPI.ORG The Raspberry Pi is a series of credit card-sized single-board computers developed in the United Kingdom by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to promote the teaching of basic computer science in schools and developing countries.

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    9. The Atari 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 video game boom in North America. [1977]

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    1. An online discussion area for messages and post regarding anything unrelated to the video game industry.

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    2. The automotive industry comprises a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and selling of motor vehicles. It is one of the world's largest economic sectors by revenue.

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    3. Discuss all global technology, media, and telecommunications relating to digital electronics, software, and internet-related services and business.

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    4. Money Market Forum

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      The money market is where financial instruments with high liquidity and very short maturities are traded. It is used by participants as a means for borrowing and lending in the short term, with maturities that usually range from overnight to just under a year.

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    5. Insurance is a means of protection from financial loss. It is a form of risk management, primarily used to hedge against the risk of a contingent or uncertain loss.

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    6. Mortgage borrowers can be individuals mortgaging their home or they can be businesses mortgaging commercial property. The lender will typically be a financial institution and the loan arrangements can be made either directly or indirectly through intermediaries

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    7. An attorney is considered the official name for a lawyer in the United States. An attorney-at-law is defined as a practitioner in a court of law who is legally qualified to prosecute and defend actions in such court on the retainer of clients.

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    8. Entertainment can be distinguished from other activities such as education and marketing even though they have learned how to use the appeal of entertainment to achieve their different goals. Sometimes entertainment can be a mixture for both.

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