• New Industry In Gaming
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    New Industry in Gaming Video games are no longer the nerdy stepchild of popular entertainment. Last year, US sales topped $7 billion, closing in on the $9 billion film industry. Nearly half of all US homes own one game-playing machine, and 23 percent own more than three, according to Nielsen Entertainment. The technical requirements for video games are pushing the most popular technologies - including cell phones, Palm Pilots, computers, and TV - to become more versatile and powerful. College gr...
  • Nintendo 64 Vs Playstation
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    In the two years of 1995 and 1996, the video game world was taken into another gaming dimension. The releases of the Sony Playstation in September of '95 and the Nintendo 64 in September of '96 has given the gaming world an enormous boost of technological advances in the home entertainment system. Sony and Nintendo soon became heated rivals as each company tries to out sell each other in the gaming marketplace. Eventhough the Sony Playstation and Nintendo 64 are two similar game systems upfront,...
  • Native Americans California Indian State
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    ... Courts generally will not order the Governor to perform a discretionary act, so if the Governor's signature is discretionary, Proposition 5 may be unenforceable in court. Effect if Proposition 5 Passed If proposition 5 were to pass, it would result in an increase in economic activity in California. The magnitude of the increase would depend primarily on how much certain gambling operations would expand, and new gambling activity that would enter the state. While the measure would likely resu...
  • Professional Practice Console Gaming
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    Understanding Media -Professional Practice In The Media Industry As one of the fastest growing sectors in the media today, console gaming has come a long way since the days of the very first home console; the Atari 2600. Console gaming is big business, with profit margins higher than some of the biggest Hollywood film studios. Because of this, the production size of each game and quantity of employees within each company has grown accordingly. As with other sections of the media industry such as...
  • Considerations In Casino Design
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    Considerations in Casino Design" Architecture organizes and structures space for us, and its interiors and the objects enclosing and inhabiting its rooms can facilitate or inhibit our activities by the way they use this language" (Lawson pg. 6). Casinos are tough and competitive markets that strive to out do one another in promotions, amenities and overall design. A critical analysis of the considerations taken when designing a casino can be broken down into the theoretical forces of psychology,...
  • Microsoft Canada Xbox Target Market
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    Executive Summary Microsoft Canada is preparing its marketing plan for the Xbox over the coming year. The Xbox was launched the previous year and positioned as the complete home entertainment solution combining video gaming, the Internet and DVD playback. The Xbox is the most robust gaming console on the market, but faces stiff competition in its product category. The Sony Playstation 2 is the market leader with over 50% of the console market. Microsoft also faces competition from Nintendo and t...
  • Gaming Industry Las Vegas
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    Abstract This paper examines the exciting world of the gaming industry. By studying the history, present state, and future of gaming in the United States our analyst team will present a probing overview into this rapidly changing industry. We have collected and analyzed secondary information from a variety of quantitative and qualitative publications. Our perspective of the gaming industry will be conveyed by an understanding of business practice, and will be concluded with a Christian perspecti...
  • Xbox Gaming System
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    Microsoft targets numerous segments of the population of many countries through advertisements of its Xbox. Microsoft, one of the most successful companies in the world, is using its innovations to take over the machine gaming market. Sony and Nintendo have been the gaming powerhouses for many years now, but are now starting to become overshadowed by the success of Microsoft's Xbox. As long as gaming machines have been available, teenage boys have been the targets of the companies. One new strat...
  • Simulation Supported Wargaming In Mne 4
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    Simulation-supported Wargaming in MNE 4 Alexander Horstkotte, Thomas ErlenbruchBundeswehr Transformation Center, 85521 Otto brunn, Germany Email: . Introduction The objective of this document is to emphasize the importance of simulation as a measure of complexity reduction and planner's tool for decision support in MNE 4's Effects-Based Planning (EBP) process. Starting with an overview of the underlying principles of Wargaming and Modeling and Simulation (M&S), the outcome of this abstract is a ...
  • Times The Graphics Game Gaming Console
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    Now is the time to buy! ! ! ! ! ! ! In another week prices will start raising for the holidays Four game controller ports that allow easy multiplayer gaming and enable other peripherals, ranging from game pads to voice-activated headsets A front-loading DVD tray A multi signal audio-video connector that allows for easy hookup to televisions and home theater systems An Ethernet port for rich, fast-action online gaming via a broadband connection An NVIDIA graphics processing unit (GPU), delivering...
  • Indian Gaming State California Tribal
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    They are Native Americans who are trying to build better lives for themselves but are stopped in there tracks by the state supreme court. Proposition 5 passed in November of 98, which would allow more gambling in the Indian reservations. The proposition was ruled to be unconstitutional. Now the Indians are rebutting the fact that they are sovereign and the ballot was passed. Under existing law, Indian tribes operate as semi-sovereign nations, and are liable under federal law only. Recently, the ...
  • E Sports Professional Gaming
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    We live in constant violence. It seems like every year there's a domestic event highlighted by a bloody rampage by crazed individuals armed with weapons that are meant for such frenzies. The most recent that are still in people's minds would be the Washington Sniper and the Columbine High School shootings. While it may be true that psychologically troubled individuals planned out and executed both events, later investigations pointed out one hauntingly similar coincidence. The killers practiced ...
  • Playing Games Online Sound Card
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    A good graphic card is one the most important things to consider while building a gaming computer. 3 Dfx Voodoo 3 is one of the best performing graphic cards available on the market (Vederman 204). Its impressive test results in Glide interface based games are unbeatable by any other graphic card, just because 3 Dfx is the only manufacturer using Glide interfacing. Using other interfaces such as Open GL or Direct 3 D the Voodoo 3 3500 looses speed compare to TNT 2 Ultra based accelerators. One o...
  • Sql Server 2000 Microsoft Gaming
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    In gaming environment, the volume of traffic on a web site may dictate more stringent hardware requirements for Web servers, which depends mainly on what games are run on the server. A gateway attaches seemingly incompatible networks, such as IBMs SNA and Digital DECnet. In a nutshell, a gateway is a complicated form of protocol converter -- it converts multiple protocols and emulates multiple devices to provide a wide variety of services for gaming. Gaming server also has software requirements....
  • Reservation Gambling Native American
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    Jack A. Cassin 5/4/99 Dr. Cordell ENG 104 Reservation Gambling Throughout the course of early United States history, settlers and the federal government have squeezed Indians from large tribal acreage to small settlements in desolate parts of our country. Eventually the federal government made distinct the boundaries of Indian land through treaties with the individual tribes. In the past two decades there has been an explosion of Native American Casinos and other gaming facilities on Indian rese...
  • Microsoft X System Box Real
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    Microsoft X-Box The Microsoft Corporation has changed the way we look at computers, but can they change anything else Of course they can. Microsoft has expanded into the gaming world outside of the PC. They are now in competition with Nintendo, Sega, and other major gaming corporations. Microsoft has introduced their new gaming system X-Box, by far the most advanced and powerful system on the market. The first question that many people were asking Microsoft was, why move from the PC platform to ...