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video game

any of various games that can be played by using an electronic control to move points of light or graphical symbols on the screen of a visual display unit

video game

[′vid·ē·ō ‚gām]
(electronics)
A form of interactive entertainment in which the player responds to electronically generated images that appear on a video display screen.

video game

Interactive software that is used for entertainment, role playing and simulation. Played on a specialized device (see video game console), mobile device or personal computer, video games have become extremely realistic, not only in their graphics and animation, but in their themes. See CRPG, Wii, Xbox, PlayStation, Steam and simulator.


Magnavox Odyssey - First Video Game
Just black and white and up and down, but people were nevertheless excited to play ping pong on their TVs in 1972. Invented by Ralph Baer, the Odyssey was inspiration for Atari's Pong arcade game. (Image courtesy of the Online Odyssey Museum, www.magnavox-odyssey.com)







Sega Arcade Game
Made in the late 1980s, the joy stick simulating an F-14 Tomcat jet was used to eliminate enemy planes. In 2015, this old unit was a give-away (last line says "But, you gotta get me out").
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We are excited to be working with Zodiac Gaming, a industry leader in the development of interactive games for the digital set-top box platform, to bring this notable brand to the native PowerTV-powered Scientific-Atlanta set-top box," said Ron Chaimowitz, CEO of Pixel Play.
Zodiac Gaming is a developer, publisher and distributor of interactive games delivered through digital cable set-top boxes, allowing consumers to play a wide range of single and multiple player games on their televisions using a simple remote.
Situated in the Foreign Trade Zone in the heart of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Interactive Games occupies a 20,000-square-foot corporate office and showroom ideally situated for shipment and storage of its products both domestically and internationally.
We believe access to the public markets allowing for additional operating capital needs and world-wide exposure of our proprietary gaming products will provide us with the opportunity to more effectively compete within this exciting sector," stated Adam Wasserman, Chief Financial Officer of Interactive Games.
now operates primarily through its wholly owned subsidiary, Interactive Games Inc.
The Company recently announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Interactive Games, Inc.
Nasdaq: ATAR) develops interactive games for all platforms and is one of the largest third-party publishers of interactive entertainment software in the U.
the "Company" or "Torpedo") (OTCBB: TPDO) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Interactive Games, Inc.
We are excited to be moving forward with this transaction and as I stated before, believe access to the public markets allowing for additional operating capital needs and worldwide exposure of our proprietary gaming products will provide us with the roadmap to success and allow us the opportunity to compete within this exciting sector," stated Adam Wasserman, Chief Financial Officer of Interactive Games.

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