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The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006. [1]

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AA battery

The AA battery—also called a double A or Mignon (French for "dainty") battery—is a standard size single cell cylindrical dry battery.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements as assessed by the Academy's voting membership.

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An accelerometer is a device that measures proper acceleration.

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Activision Blizzard

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is an American interactive entertainment company.

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Advanced Audio Coding

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is a proprietary audio coding standard for lossy digital audio compression.

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American Heart Association

The American Heart Association (AHA) is a non-profit organization in the United States that fosters appropriate cardiac care in an effort to reduce disability and deaths caused by cardiovascular disease and stroke.

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Analog stick

An analog stick (or analogue stick in UK English), sometimes called a control stick, joystick, or thumbstick is an input device for a controller (often a game controller) that is used for two-dimensional input.

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Anamorphic widescreen

Anamorphic widescreen (also called Full height anamorphic) is a process by which a comparatively wide widescreen image is horizontally compressed to fit into a storage medium (photographic film or MPEG-2 Standard Definition frame, for example) with a narrower aspect ratio, reducing the horizontal resolution of the image while keeping its full original vertical resolution.

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Arcade game

An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.

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Ars Technica

Ars Technica (a Latin-derived term that the site translates as the "art of technology") is a website covering news and opinions in technology, science, politics, and society, created by Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes in 1998.

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Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Aspect ratio (image)

The aspect ratio of an image describes the proportional relationship between its width and its height.

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ATI Technologies

ATI Technologies Inc. (commonly called ATI) was a semiconductor technology corporation based in Markham, Ontario, Canada, that specialized in the development of graphics processing units and chipsets.

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Australasia, a region of Oceania, comprises Australia, New Zealand, neighbouring islands in the Pacific Ocean and, sometimes, the island of New Guinea (which is usually considered to be part of Melanesia).

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Australian Classification Board

The Australian Classification Board (ACB or CB) is an Australian Government statutory body responsible for the classification and censorship of films, video games and publications for exhibition, sale or hire in Australia.

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Australian dollar

The Australian dollar (sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including its external territories Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

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Avatar: The Last Airbender (video game)

Avatar: The Last Airbender: The Video Game (known as Avatar: The Legend of Aang in Europe) is a video game based on the animated television series of the same name.

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Backward compatibility

Backward compatibility is a property of a system, product, or technology that allows for interoperability with an older legacy system, or with input designed for such a system, especially in telecommunications and computing.

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Balance board

A balance board is a device used as a circus skill, for recreation, balance training, athletic training, brain development, therapy, musical training and other kinds of personal development.

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Bandai Namco Entertainment

Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. (BNEI) is a Japanese video game development company and publisher.

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Barnyard (video game)

Barnyard is a party-oriented adventure game developed by Blue Tongue Entertainment and published by THQ, it is based on the movie of the same name.

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Battalion Wars 2

Battalion Wars 2 (often stylized as BWii: Battalion Wars 2) is a real-time tactics video game for the Wii console.

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Battlefield 3

Battlefield 3 is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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BBC iPlayer

BBC iPlayer is an internet streaming, catchup, television and radio service from the BBC.

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BBC News Online

BBC News Online is the website of BBC News, the division of the BBC responsible for newsgathering and production.

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Billy Berghammer

Billy Berghammer is the creator of former site Planet Gamecube, now named Nintendo World Report, and was the director of G4tv.com, Berghammer is now a member of Nintendo of America's Treehouse division.

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Black Friday (shopping)

Black Friday is an informal name for the day following Thanksgiving Day in the United States, the fourth Thursday of November, which has been regarded as the beginning of the country's Christmas shopping season since 1952.

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A blog (a truncation of the expression "weblog") is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries ("posts").

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Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek is an American weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929.

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in the ISM band from 2.4 to 2.485GHz) from fixed and mobile devices, and building personal area networks (PANs).

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Brick (electronics)

The word "brick", when used in reference to consumer electronics, describes an electronic device such as a smartphone, game console, router, or tablet computer that, due to severe physical damage, a serious misconfiguration, corrupted firmware, or a hardware problem, can no longer function, hence, is as technologically useful as a brick.

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British Board of Film Classification

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), previously the British Board of Film Censors, is a non-governmental organization, founded by the film industry in 1912 and responsible for the national classification and censorship of films exhibited at cinemas and video works (such as television programmes, trailers, adverts, public Information/campaigning films, menus, bonus content etc.) released on physical media within the United Kingdom.

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Broadway (microprocessor)

Broadway is the codename of the 32-bit Central Processing Unit (CPU) used in Nintendo's Wii video game console.

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Call of Duty

Call of Duty is a first-person shooter video game franchise.

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Call of Duty 3

Call of Duty 3 is a 2006 first-person shooter video game developed by Treyarch and published by Activision.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (stylized as Call of Duty: MW3) is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, with assistance from Raven Software, and published by Activision.

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Canadian dollar

The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD; dollar canadien) is the currency of Canada.

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A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that stores potential energy in an electric field.

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is a Japanese video game developer and publisher known for creating numerous multi-million selling game franchises, including Street Fighter, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Ace Attorney, Monster Hunter, and Dead Rising, as well as games based on the Disney animated properties.

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Cars (video game)

Cars is an open world racing video game based on the 2006 film of the same name.

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Casual game

A casual game is a video game targeted at or used by casual gamers.

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Cease and desist

A cease and desist letter is a document sent to an individual or business to stop purportedly illegal activity ("cease") and not to restart it ("desist").

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Center of mass

In physics, the center of mass of a distribution of mass in space is the unique point where the weighted relative position of the distributed mass sums to zero, or the point where if a force is applied it moves in the direction of the force without rotating.

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Central processing unit

A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

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Cerebral palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of permanent movement disorders that appear in early childhood.

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GfK Chart-Track is a market research company that monitors music, videos and software sales in the United Kingdom and Ireland and was formed in 1996.

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Class action

A class action, class suit, or representative action is a type of lawsuit where one of the parties is a group of people who are represented collectively by a member of that group.

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Classic Controller

The is a video game controller produced by Nintendo for the Wii video game console.

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Clock rate

The clock rate typically refers to the frequency at which a chip like a central processing unit (CPU), one core of a multi-core processor, is running and is used as an indicator of the processor's speed.

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Complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor, abbreviated as CMOS, is a technology for constructing integrated circuits.

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Code name

A code name or cryptonym is a word or name used, sometimes clandestinely, to refer to another name, word, project or person.

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Commodore 64

The Commodore 64, also known as the C64 or the CBM 64, is an 8-bit home computer introduced in January 1982 by Commodore International (first shown at the Consumer Electronics Show, in Las Vegas, January 7–10, 1982).

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.

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Component video

Component video is a video signal that has been split into two or more component channels.

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Composite video

Composite video (one channel) is an analog video transmission (without audio) that carries standard definition video typically at 480i or 576i resolution.

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Computer and Video Games

Computer and Video Games (CVG, C&VG or C+VG) was a UK-based video game magazine, published in its original form between 1981 and 2004.

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Computer data storage

Computer data storage, often called storage or memory, is a technology consisting of computer components and recording media that are used to retain digital data.

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Computer Entertainment Rating Organization

The (CERO) is a Japanese entertainment rating organization based in Tokyo that rates video game content in console games with levels of rating that informs the customer of the nature of the product and for what age group it is suitable.

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Computer network

A computer network, or data network, is a digital telecommunications network which allows nodes to share resources.

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Crayon Shin-chan: Saikyou Kazoku Kasukabe King Wii

is a videogame developed and published for the Nintendo Wii based upon the manga and anime series Crayon Shin-chan.

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A D-Terminal or D-tanshi (D端子) is a type of analog video connector found on Japanese consumer electronics, typically HDTV, DVD, Blu-ray, D-VHS and HD DVD devices.

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Dallas Observer

The Dallas Observer is a free alternative weekly newspaper distributed in the Dallas-Fort Worth area and headquartered in Dallas.

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Demographic profile

Demographic profiling is a tool utilized by marketers so that they may be as efficient as possible with advertising products or services and identifying any possible gaps in their marketing strategy.

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Der Spiegel

Der Spiegel (lit. "The Mirror") is a German weekly news magazine published in Hamburg.

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Digital distribution in video games

In the video game industry, digital distribution is the process of delivering video game content as digital information, without the exchange or purchase of new physical media.

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Dinosaurs are a diverse group of reptiles of the clade Dinosauria.

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Dolby Pro Logic

Dolby Pro Logic is a surround sound processing technology developed by Dolby Laboratories, designed to decode soundtracks encoded with Dolby Surround.

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Donkey Kong (video game)

is an arcade game released by Nintendo in 1981.

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Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi

Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi, released in Japan as, is a series of fighting games based on the anime and manga Dragon Ball by Akira Toriyama.

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Dragon Quest IX

Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies is a role-playing video game for the Nintendo DS.

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DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.

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DVD-Audio (commonly abbreviated as DVD-A) is a digital format for delivering high-fidelity audio content on a DVD.

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DVD-Video is a consumer video format used to store digital video on DVD discs, and is the dominant consumer video format in Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia.

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Edge (magazine)

Edge is a multi-format video game magazine published by Future plc in the United Kingdom, which publishes 13 issues of the magazine per year.

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, known in PAL territories as Eledees, is an action/first person shooter game developed by Konami Digital Entertainment and published by Konami for the Wii.

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Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California.

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Electronic Entertainment Expo

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly referred to as E3, is a premier trade event for the video game industry.

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Electronic Entertainment Expo 2009

The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2009 (E3 2009) was the 15th Electronic Entertainment Expo held.

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Electronic Entertainment Expo 2011

The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2011 (E3 2011) was the 17th Electronic Entertainment Expo held.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics.

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Ennichi no Tatsujin

Ennichi no Tatsujin (縁日の達人, lit. "Festival Master") is a video game for Nintendo's Wii console.

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, formerly, is a Japanese publisher and brand company of Kadokawa Corporation founded on January 30, 1987 as.

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Entertainment Software Rating Board

The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is an American self-regulatory organization that assigns age and content ratings to consumer video games.

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Escape from Bug Island

Escape from Bug Island, titled in Japan, is a survival horror video game developed by Spike and released for the Wii in 2006.

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Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies commonly used in local area networks (LAN), metropolitan area networks (MAN) and wide area networks (WAN).

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Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Everybody Votes Channel

The Everybody Votes Channel was a Wii Menu channel that allowed users to vote in simple opinion polls and compare and contrast opinions with those of friends, family and voters across the globe.

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Excite Truck

is a video game published by Nintendo and developed by Monster Games for the Wii video game system.

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Factor 5

Factor 5 GmbH is an independent software and video game developer.

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is a line of Japanese video game magazines published by Enterbrain, Inc. and Tokuma.

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Echoes of Time

is a Wii and Nintendo DS action role-playing game in the Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles series developed by Square Enix.

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Financial Times

The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.

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In electronic systems and computing, firmware is a specific class of computer software that provides the low-level control for the device's specific hardware.

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Flash memory

Flash memory is an electronic (solid-state) non-volatile computer storage medium that can be electrically erased and reprogrammed.

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Forbes is an American business magazine.

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., trading as Foxconn Technology Group, is a multinational electronics contract manufacturing company with its headquarters in Tucheng, New Taipei, Taiwan.

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A framebuffer (frame buffer, or sometimes framestore) is a portion of RAM containing a bitmap that drives a video display.

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Free Radical Design

Crytek UK Limited (formerly Free Radical Design Ltd.) was a British video game developer based in Nottingham, England.

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Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.

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Game controller

A game controller is a device used with games or entertainment systems to provide input to a video game, typically to control an object or character in the game.

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Game Critics Awards

The Game Critics Awards are a set of annual awards held after the E3 video game conference since 1998.

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Game demo

A game demo is a freely distributed piece of an upcoming or recently released video game.

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Game design

Game design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to create a game for entertainment or for educational, exercise, or experimental purposes.

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Game Developers Conference

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the largest annual gathering of professional video game developers, focusing on learning, inspiration, and networking.

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Game engine

A game engine is a software development environment designed for people to build video games.

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The GameCube is a home video game console released by Nintendo in Japan and North America in 2001 and Europe and Australia in 2002.

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GameCube accessories

This is a list of Nintendo GameCube accessories.

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GameCube controller

The GameCube controller is the standard controller for Nintendo's GameCube video game console.

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GameCube online functionality

The GameCube is Nintendo's fourth home video game console and part of the sixth generation of video game consoles.

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A gamer is a person who plays interactive games, either video games, skill-based card games and plays for usually long periods of time.

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GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.

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Graphics DDR3 SDRAM (GDDR3 SDRAM) is a type of DDR SDRAM specialized for graphics processing units (GPUs) offering less access latency and greater device bandwidths.

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The GfK SE (established in 1934 as Gesellschaft für Konsumforschung, "Society for Consumer Research") is Germany's largest market research institute, and the fourth largest market research organisation in the world, after Nielsen Company, Kantar Group and Ipsos.

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Glossary of video game terms

This is a glossary of video game terms which lists the general terms as commonly used in Wikipedia articles related to video games and its industry.

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Golden Joystick Awards

The Golden Joystick Awards, also known as the People's Gaming Awards, is a video game award ceremony; it awards the best video games of the year, as voted for originally by the British general public, but can now be voted on by anyone online.

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Graphics processing unit

A graphics processing unit (GPU) is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display device.

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GT Pro Series

GT Pro Series is a franchise developed by MTO and published by Ubisoft as a launch title for Wii.

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A gyroscope (from Ancient Greek γῦρος gûros, "circle" and σκοπέω skopéō, "to look") is a device used for measuring or maintaining orientation and angular velocity.

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Hacker culture

The hacker culture is a subculture of individuals who enjoy the intellectual challenge of creatively overcoming limitations of software systems to achieve novel and clever outcomes.

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Happy Feet (video game)

Happy Feet is an action-adventure game based on the movie of the same name.

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Heart rate monitor

A heart rate monitor is a personal monitoring device that allows one to measure one's heart rate in real time or record the heart rate for later study.

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The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.

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High-definition television

High-definition television (HDTV) is a television system providing an image resolution that is of substantially higher resolution than that of standard-definition television, either analog or digital.

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High-definition video

High-definition video is video of higher resolution and quality than standard-definition.

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Hillcrest Labs

Hillcrest Labs is a sensor processing technology pioneer that develops freespace motion-control technology and the first motion-controlled remote for television.

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History of the Electronic Entertainment Expo

This is a history of the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3).

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Hollywood (graphics chip)

Hollywood is the name of the graphics processing unit (GPU) used in Nintendo's Wii video game console.

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Home video game console

A home video game console, or simply home console, is a video game device that is primarily used for home gamers, as opposed to in arcades or some other commercial establishment.

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Homebrew (video games)

Homebrew is a term frequently applied to video games or other software produced by consumers to target proprietary hardware platforms (usually with hardware restrictions) not typically user-programmable or that use proprietary storage methods.

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Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle is the largest daily newspaper in Houston, Texas, United States.

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The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.

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IEEE 802.11

IEEE 802.11 is a set of media access control (MAC) and physical layer (PHY) specifications for implementing wireless local area network (WLAN) computer communication in the 900 MHz and 2.4, 3.6, 5, and 60 GHz frequency bands.

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IEEE 802.11b-1999

IEEE 802.11b-1999 or 802.11b, is an amendment to the IEEE 802.11 wireless networking specification that extends throughput up to 11 Mbit/s using the same 2.4GHz band.

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IEEE 802.11g-2003

IEEE 802.11g-2003 or 802.11g is an amendment to the IEEE 802.11 specification that extended throughput to up to 54 Mbit/s using the same 2.4 GHz band as 802.11b.

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IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.

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The inch (abbreviation: in or &Prime) is a unit of length in the (British) imperial and United States customary systems of measurement now formally equal to yard but usually understood as of a foot.

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Infrared radiation (IR) is electromagnetic radiation (EMR) with longer wavelengths than those of visible light, and is therefore generally invisible to the human eye (although IR at wavelengths up to 1050 nm from specially pulsed lasers can be seen by humans under certain conditions). It is sometimes called infrared light.

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Interlink Electronics

Interlink Electronics is a technology company that specializes in manufacturing sensors that are used in electronic portable devices, such as smartphones, GPS systems, and in industrial computers and systems controls.

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The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

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Internet Channel

The Internet Channel is a version of the Opera 9 web browser for use on the Wii by Opera Software and Nintendo.

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iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.

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Japanese yen

The is the official currency of Japan.

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Jeff Gerstmann

Jeffrey Michael Gerstmann (born August 1, 1975) is an American video game journalist.

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Keep case

A keep case or poly-box is a type of packaging, most commonly used with DVDs (and sometimes CDs).

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The kilogram or kilogramme (symbol: kg) is the base unit of mass in the International System of Units (SI), and is defined as being equal to the mass of the International Prototype of the Kilogram (IPK, also known as "Le Grand K" or "Big K"), a cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy stored by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures at Saint-Cloud, France.

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is a video game for Nintendo's Wii video game console.

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Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network.

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L.A. Noire

L.A. Noire is a neo-noir detective action-adventure video game developed by Team Bondi and published by Rockstar Games.

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Law360 is a subscription-based, legal news service operated by the Portfolio Media company, a subsidiary of LexisNexis.

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Light-emitting diode

A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.

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List of best-selling Wii video games

This is a list of Wii video games that have sold or shipped at least one million copies, sorted in order of copies sold.

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List of Monster Jam video games

Monster Jam is a live motorsport event tour and television show operated by Feld Entertainment.

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Local area network

A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, university campus or office building.

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Los Angeles Times

The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.

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Madden NFL 07

Madden NFL 07 is an American football video game based on the NFL that was published by EA Sports and developed by EA Tiburon.

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Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games

is a 2011 sports and party game developed by Sega Japan.

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Mario (franchise)

The franchise is a video game franchise published and produced by Nintendo starring the fictional Italian-American character Mario.

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Mario Kart Wii

is a racing video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii.

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Marvel: Ultimate Alliance

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance is an action role-playing video game developed for PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox and Xbox 360 by Raven Software and published by Activision.

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Mask ROM

Mask ROM (MROM) is a type of read-only memory (ROM) whose contents are programmed by the integrated circuit manufacturer (rather than by the user).

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Mass Effect 3

Mass Effect 3 is an action role-playing third person shooter video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U. Officially announced on December 11, 2010, the game was released March 6, 2012 and marks the final chapter in the original ''Mass Effect'' trilogy of video games, completing the story of Commander Shepard.

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Master System

The is a third-generation home video game console that was manufactured by Sega.

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Matt Casamassina

Matt Casamassina (born December 22, 1975) is a video game journalist from Los Angeles, California, and was the cofounder of IGN.

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The megabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Metroid is an action game franchise created by Nintendo.

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Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

Metroid Prime 3: Corruption is a first-person action-adventure video game developed by Retro Studios and published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console.

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Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.

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A Mii is a customizable avatar used on several Nintendo video game consoles and mobile apps.

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The millimetre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI unit symbol mm) or millimeter (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one thousandth of a metre, which is the SI base unit of length.

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Minon: Everyday Hero

Minon: Everyday Hero, known in Japan as and in North America as Domino Rally, is a video game developed by Red Entertainment for Nintendo's Wii console.

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Mitsumi Electric

is a Japanese manufacturer of consumer electronic components, founded in 1954.

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A modchip (short for modification chip) is a small electronic device used to alter or disable artificial restrictions of computers or entertainment devices.

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MP3 (formally MPEG-1 Audio Layer III or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III) is an audio coding format for digital audio.

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is a Japanese multinational provider of information technology (IT) services and products, headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

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Need for Speed: Carbon

Need for Speed: Carbon is a 2006 racing video game published by Electronic Arts.

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Neo Geo (system)

The, stylised as NEO・GEO, also written as NEOGEO, is a cartridge-based arcade system board and fourth-generation home video game console released on April 26, 1990, by Japanese game company SNK Corporation.

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Netflix, Inc. is an American over-the-top media services provider, headquartered in Los Gatos, California.

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New Play Control!

New Play Control!, known as the in Japan, is a series of GameCube titles remade by Nintendo for the Wii.

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New Super Mario Bros. Wii

is a 2D side-scrolling platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii.

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New-Style Super NES

The New-Style Super NES (commonly referred to as SNES Mini, SNES Jr., or its model number SNS-101) is a compact redesign of the original Super Nintendo Entertainment System video game console released by Nintendo in 1997.

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News conference

A news conference or press conference is a media event in which newsmakers invite journalists to hear them speak and, most often, ask questions.

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Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.

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Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS is a handheld game console produced by Nintendo.

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Nintendo 64

The, stylized as NINTENDO64 and abbreviated to N64, is Nintendo's third home video game console for the international market.

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Nintendo Channel

The Nintendo Channel, known as the Everybody's Nintendo Channel (みんなのニンテンドーチャンネル Minna no Nintendō Channeru) in Japan, is an unsupported online service through the use of WiiConnect24 on the Wii by Nintendo.

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Nintendo DS

The Nintendo DS, or simply DS, is a dual-screen handheld game console developed and released by Nintendo.

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Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

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Nintendo Gamer

Nintendo Gamer was a magazine published in the United Kingdom which mainly covered Nintendo video game consoles and software and consoles.

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Nintendo optical discs

Nintendo optical discs are the optical disc format used to distribute video games released by Nintendo.

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Nintendo Selects

Nintendo Selects, formerly Player's Choice, is a marketing label used by Nintendo to promote video games on current Nintendo game consoles that have sold well.

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Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo.

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Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection

(commonly abbreviated WFC) was an online multiplayer gaming service run by Nintendo to provide free online play in compatible Nintendo DS and Wii games.

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Nintendo Zone

Nintendo Zone was a download service and an extension of the DS Download Station.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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NTSC, named after the National Television System Committee,National Television System Committee (1951–1953),, 17 v. illus., diagrs., tables.

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Oceania is a geographic region comprising Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia and Australasia.

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Office of Film and Literature Classification (New Zealand)

The Office of Film and Literature Classification (OFLC, Te Tari Whakarōpū Tukuata, Tuhituhinga) is the government agency in New Zealand that is responsible for classification of all films, videos, publications, and some video games in New Zealand.

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Open Season (video game)

Open Season is a video game, based on the movie of the same name.

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Phase Alternating Line (PAL) is a color encoding system for analogue television used in broadcast television systems in most countries broadcasting at 625-line / 50 field (25 frame) per second (576i).

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Pan European Game Information

Pan European Game Information (PEGI "Peggy") is a European video game content rating system established to help European consumers make informed decisions when buying video games or apps through the use of age recommendations and content descriptors.

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Paramount Network

Paramount Network is an American general entertainment cable and satellite channel owned by the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom.

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Parental controls

Parental controls are features which may be included in digital television services, computer and video games, mobile devices and software that allow parents to restrict the access of content to their children.

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Patch (computing)

A patch is a set of changes to a computer program or its supporting data designed to update, fix, or improve it.

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PC World

PC World, stylized PCWorld, is a global computer magazine published monthly by IDG.

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A pensioner is a person who collects a pension, most commonly because of retirement from the workforce.

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Pinball Hall of Fame: The Gottlieb Collection

Pinball Hall of Fame: The Gottlieb Collection is a pinball video game developed by FarSight Studios and published by Crave Entertainment.

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PlayStation 2

The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

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PlayStation 3

The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

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Pointing device

A pointing device is an input interface (specifically a human interface device) that allows a user to input spatial (i.e., continuous and multi-dimensional) data to a computer.

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Pokémon (video game series)

Pokémon is a series of video games developed by Game Freak published by Nintendo as part of the Pokémon media franchise.

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Pokémon Battle Revolution

is the first Wii incarnation of the Pokémon video game franchise.

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Pokémon Diamond and Pearl

are role-playing games (RPGs) developed by Game Freak, published by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo for the Nintendo DS.

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Popular Science

Popular Science (also known as PopSci) is an American quarterly magazine carrying popular science content, which refers to articles for the general reader on science and technology subjects.

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Portal 2

Portal 2 is a first-person puzzle-platform video game developed and published by Valve Corporation.

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Pound (mass)

The pound or pound-mass is a unit of mass used in the imperial, United States customary and other systems of measurement.

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Pound sterling

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

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Power supply

A power supply is an electrical device that supplies electric power to an electrical load.

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PowerPC (with the backronym Performance Optimization With Enhanced RISC – Performance Computing, sometimes abbreviated as PPC) is a reduced instruction set computing (RISC) instruction set architecture (ISA) created by the 1991 Apple–IBM–Motorola alliance, known as AIM.

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Product recall

A product recall is a request to return a product after the discovery of safety issues or product defects that might endanger the consumer or put the maker/seller at risk of legal action.

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Proprietary hardware

Proprietary hardware is computer hardware whose interface is controlled by the proprietor, often under patent or trade-secret protection.

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Rampage: Total Destruction

Rampage: Total Destruction is the latest sequel to the Rampage arcade game produced by Midway Games, and the last installment in the franchise before the firm folded.

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Rayman Raving Rabbids

Rayman Raving Rabbids is a party video game developed and published by Ubisoft.

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RCA connector

An RCA connector, sometimes called a phono connector or (in other languages) Cinch connector, is a type of electrical connector commonly used to carry audio and video signals.

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Red Steel

Red Steel is a first-person shooter video game published by Ubisoft for Nintendo's Wii console.

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Reggie Fils-Aimé

Reginald Fils-Aimé (March 25, 1961) is an American businessman and the current president and chief operating officer of Nintendo of America, the North American division of the Japanese video game company Nintendo.

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Regional lockout

A regional lockout (or region coding) is a class of digital rights management preventing the use of a certain product or service, such as multimedia or a hardware device, outside a certain region or territory.

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Retail is the process of selling consumer goods or services to customers through multiple channels of distribution to earn a profit.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.

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S-Video (also known as separate video and Y/C) is a signaling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.

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Satoru Iwata

was a Japanese video game programmer and businessman who was the fourth president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Nintendo.

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Saved game

A saved game (also sometimes called a game save, savegame, savefile, save point, or simply save) is a piece of digitally stored information about the progress of a player in a video game.

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SCART (from Syndicat des Constructeurs d'Appareils Radiorécepteurs et Téléviseurs, "Radio and Television Receiver Manufacturers' Association") is a French-originated standard and associated 21-pin connector for connecting audio-visual (AV) equipment.

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SECAM, also written SÉCAM (Séquentiel couleur à mémoire, French for "Sequential colour with memory"), is an analogue color television system first used in France.

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Secure Digital

Secure Digital (SD) is a non-volatile memory card format developed by the SD Card Association (SDA) for use in portable devices.

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Sedentary lifestyle

A sedentary lifestyle is a type of lifestyle with little or no physical activity.

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Sega Games Co., Ltd., originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices around the world.

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Sega Genesis

The Sega Genesis, known as the in regions outside of North America, is a 16-bit home video game console developed and sold by Sega.

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Seventh generation of video game consoles

In the history of video games, the seventh generation includes consoles released since late by Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony Computer Entertainment.

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Shigeru Miyamoto

() is a Japanese video game designer and producer for the video game company Nintendo, currently serving as one of its representative directors.

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Silicon on insulator

Silicon on insulator (SOI) technology refers to the use of a layered silicon–insulator–silicon substrate in place of conventional silicon substrates in semiconductor manufacturing, especially microelectronics, to reduce parasitic device capacitance, thereby improving performance.

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Sleep mode

Sleep mode is a low power mode for electronic devices such as computers, televisions, and remote controlled devices.

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is a Japanese video game hardware and software company, successor to the Shin Nihon Kikaku and current owner of the SNK video game brand and Neo Geo video game platform.

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is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.

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Sony Interactive Entertainment

Sony Interactive Entertainment (abbreviated as SIE and formerly known as Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and Sony Network Entertainment International) is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company and is a wholly owned subsidiary and part of the Consumer Products and Services Group of Sony Corporation.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab

SpongeBob SquarePants: Creature from the Krusty Krab is a platform video game released for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo GameCube, PlayStation 2 (PS2), Game Boy Advance (GBA), Nintendo DS, and Wii by THQ.

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Square Enix

Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. is a Japanese video game developer, publisher, and distribution company that is best known for its Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Kingdom Hearts role-playing video game franchises, among numerous others.

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Stephen Gaghan

Stephen Gaghan (born May 6, 1965) is an American screenwriter and director.

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Super Fruit Fall

Super Fruit Fall is a video game designed by Cheshire-based game developer Nissimo and published by Cheshire-based System 3.

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Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros. is a platform video game developed and published by Nintendo.

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Super Mario Galaxy

Super Mario Galaxy is a 2007 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii.

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Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz

Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz is a platform game, the seventh title in the Super Monkey Ball series, following Super Monkey Ball Adventure.

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Super Nintendo Entertainment System

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (officially abbreviated the Super NES or SNES, and colloquially shortened to Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.

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Super Smash Bros. Brawl

is a crossover fighting game, the third installment in the ''Super Smash Bros.'' series, developed by Sora Ltd. and Game Arts and published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console.

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Super Swing Golf

Super Swing Golf (PangYa! Golf With Style in Europe, and Swing Golf PangYa in Japan) is a Wii version of the online golf game, PangYa.

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Take-Two Interactive

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is an American video game holding company based in New York City.

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Tamagotchi: Party On!

Tamagotchi: Party On!, known in Japan as Tamagotchi's Sparkling President, is a video game in the Tamagotchi series for the Wii.

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Target market

A target market is a group of customers within a business's serviceable available market that the business has decided to aim its marketing efforts towards.

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Technology ("science of craft", from Greek τέχνη, techne, "art, skill, cunning of hand"; and -λογία, -logia) is first robustly defined by Jacob Bigelow in 1829 as: "...principles, processes, and nomenclatures of the more conspicuous arts, particularly those which involve applications of science, and which may be considered useful, by promoting the benefit of society, together with the emolument of those who pursue them".

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Television advertisement

A television advertisement (also called a television commercial, commercial or ad in American English, and known in British English as a TV advert or simply an advert) is a span of television programming produced and paid for by an organization.

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Television channel

A television channel is a broadcast frequency or virtual number over which a television station or television network is distributed.

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Tennis elbow

Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes painful and tender.

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Texas (Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.

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Texture memory

Texture memory is a type of digital storage that makes texture data readily available to video rendering processors (also known as GPUs), typically 3D graphics hardware.

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The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.

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The BMJ is a weekly peer-reviewed medical journal.

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The Daily Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an action role-playing video game developed by Bethesda Game Studios and published by Bethesda Softworks.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail is a Canadian newspaper printed in five cities in western and central Canada.

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The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy (video game)

The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy: The Video Game is a fighting game based on Cartoon Network's television series of the same name.

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The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda is a high-fantasy action-adventure video game series created by Japanese game designers Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka.

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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii and GameCube home video game consoles.

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The Market for Computer & Video Games

The Market for Computer & Video Games (short MCV, formerly The Market for Home Computing & Video Games) is a United Kingdom-based media brand which focuses on business aspects of the video game industry, including development, publishing, marketing and retail.

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The NPD Group

The NPD Group, Inc. (NPD; formerly National Purchase Diary Panel Inc. and NPD Research Inc.) is an American market research company founded on September 28, 1966 and based in Port Washington, New York.

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The Register

The Register (nicknamed El Reg) is a British technology news and opinion website co-founded in 1994 by Mike Magee, John Lettice and Ross Alderson.

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The Sims

The Sims is a life simulation game series that was developed by Maxis and The Sims Studio and published by Electronic Arts.

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The Sunday People

The Sunday People is a British tabloid Sunday newspaper, founded as The People on 16 October 1881.

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The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney, Australia.

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THQ Inc. was an American video game developer and publisher.

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Three-dimensional space

Three-dimensional space (also: 3-space or, rarely, tri-dimensional space) is a geometric setting in which three values (called parameters) are required to determine the position of an element (i.e., point).

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Tokyo Game Show

, commonly known as TGS, is a video game expo / convention held annually in September in the Makuhari Messe, in Chiba, Japan.

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Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam

Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam is a video game in the Tony Hawk's series.

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Toronto Star

The Toronto Star is a Canadian broadsheet daily newspaper.

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A touchscreen is an input and output device normally layered on the top of an electronic visual display of an information processing system.

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Trademark infringement

Trademark infringement is a violation of the exclusive rights attached to a trademark without the authorization of the trademark owner or any licensees (provided that such authorization was within the scope of the licence).

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Trauma Center: Under the Knife

Trauma Center: Under the Knife is a simulation game developed and published by Atlus for the Nintendo DS and is the first entry in the ''Trauma Center'' series.

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The TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem, known in Japan and France as the, is a home video game console jointly developed by Hudson Soft and NEC Home Electronics, released in Japan on October 30, 1987 and in the United States on August 29, 1989.

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Ubisoft Entertainment SA (formerly Ubi Soft Entertainment SA) is a French video game publisher headquartered in Montreuil.

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United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit; in case citations, Fed. Cir. or C.A.F.C.) is a United States court of appeals headquartered in Washington, D.C. The court was created by Congress with passage of the Federal Courts Improvement Act of 1982, which merged the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals and the appellate division of the United States Court of Claims, making the judges of the former courts into circuit judges.

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United States courts of appeals

The United States courts of appeals or circuit courts are the intermediate appellate courts of the United States federal court system.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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United States International Trade Commission

The United States International Trade Commission (USITC, sometimes I.T.C.) is an independent, bipartisan, quasi-judicial, federal agency of the United States that provides trade expertise to both the legislative and executive branches.

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United States Patent and Trademark Office

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce that issues patents to inventors and businesses for their inventions, and trademark registration for product and intellectual property identification.

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Unity (game engine)

Unity is a cross-platform game engine developed by Unity Technologies, first announced and released in June 2005 at Apple Inc.'s Worldwide Developers Conference as an OS X-exclusive game engine.

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Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle

Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle (Entertainment Software Self-Regulation, abbreviated USK) is the organisation responsible for video game ratings in Germany.

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USA Today

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.

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USB (abbreviation of Universal Serial Bus), is an industry standard that was developed to define cables, connectors and protocols for connection, communication, and power supply between personal computers and their peripheral devices.

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USB (Physical)

This article provides information about the physical aspects of Universal Serial Bus, USB: connectors, cabling, and power.

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Video clip

Video clips are short clips of video, usually part of a longer recording.

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Video game console emulator

A video game console emulator is a type of emulator that allows a computing device to emulate a video game console's hardware and play its games on the emulating platform.

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Video game developer

A video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.

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Video game rehabilitation

Video game rehabilitation, also known as gaming rehabilitation is a process of using common video game consoles and methodology to target and improve physical and mental weaknesses through therapeutic processes.Video game are becoming an integral part of occupational therapy practice in acute, rehabilitation, and community settings.

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Virtual Console

, also abbreviated as VC, is a line of downloadable video games (mostly unaltered) for Nintendo's Wii and Wii U home gaming consoles and the Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console.

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WarioWare: Smooth Moves

WarioWare: Smooth Moves is a party video game developed by Nintendo SPD and Intelligent Systems.

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The watt (symbol: W) is a unit of power.

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The Weemote is a television remote control made by Fobis Technologies that is designed for young children.

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Wi-Fi or WiFi is technology for radio wireless local area networking of devices based on the IEEE 802.11 standards.

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The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.

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Wii Balance Board

The is a balance board accessory for the Wii and Wii U video game consoles.

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Wii Fit

is an exergaming video game designed by Nintendo's Hiroshi Matsunaga for the Wii home video game console.

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Wii Fit Plus

is an exergaming video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii console.

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Wii launch

The Wii launch was the release of Nintendo's seventh generation video game console.

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Wii Menu

The (known internally as the System Menu) is the graphical shell of the Wii game console, as part of the Wii system software.

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Wii MotionPlus

The is an expansion device for the Wii Remote video game controller for the Wii that allows it to capture complex motion more accurately.

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Wii Party

is a party video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console.

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Wii Play

Wii Play, released as in Japan, is a party video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii console.

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Wii Remote

The Wii Remote, also known colloquially as the Wiimote, is the primary controller for Nintendo's Wii console.

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Wii Shop Channel

The Wii Shop Channel is an online shop for the Wii video game console that allows users to download Virtual Console games, WiiWare games, and additional channels.

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Wii Sports

Wii Sports is a 2006 sports game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console.

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Wii Sports Resort

is a sports video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console, and is a direct sequel to Wii Sports.

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Wii system software

The Wii system software is a set of updatable firmware versions and a software frontend on the Wii video game console.

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Wii U

The Wii U is a home video game console developed by Nintendo, and the successor to the Wii.

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WiiConnect24 was a discontinued feature of the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection for the Wii console.

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WiiWare is a service that allows Wii users to download games and applications specifically designed and developed for the Wii video game console made by Nintendo.

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Will Wright (game designer)

William Ralph "Will" Wright (born January 20, 1960) is an American video game designer and co-founder of the former game development company Maxis, and then part of Electronic Arts (EA).

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Wing Island

is a flight simulator video game for the Wii.

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Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is a home video game console developed by Microsoft.

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Yoshida Brothers

The are Japanese musicians who have released several albums on the Domo Records label.

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YPbPr or Y'PbPr, also written as, is a color space used in video electronics, in particular in reference to component video cables.

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1080p (1920×1080 px; also known as '''Full HD''' or FHD and BT.709) is a set of HDTV high-definition video modes characterized by 1080 horizontal lines of vertical resolution; the p stands for progressive scan, i.e. non-interlaced.

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1T-SRAM is a pseudo-static random-access memory (PSRAM) technology introduced by MoSys, Inc., which offers a high-density alternative to traditional static random access memory (SRAM) in embedded memory applications.

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1UP.com was an American entertainment website that focused on video games.

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480i is a shorthand name for the video mode used for standard-definition analog or digital television in Caribbean, Myanmar, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Philippines, Laos, Western Sahara, and most of the Americas (with the exception of Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay).

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480p is the shorthand name for a family of video display resolutions.

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576i is a standard-definition video mode originally used for broadcast television in most countries of the world where the utility frequency for electric power distribution is 50 Hz.

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90 nanometer

The 90 nanometer (90 nm) process refers to the level of CMOS process technology that was reached in the 2004–2005 timeframe, by most leading semiconductor companies, like Intel, AMD, Infineon, Texas Instruments, IBM, and TSMC.

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