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Encyclopedia > DVD TV games

DVD Television Games are standalone games that can be played on set-top DVD players. The medium takes advantage of technology built into the DVD format to create an interactive gaming environment. To function correctly the DVD TV Games require no additional hardware and are compatible with most DVD players, including DVD-ROM. This technology has already been implemented for use in gaming, advertising, music, education, and corporate training. the internals of a DVD player A DVD player is a device for playing video DVDs. ... DVD is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... DVD is an optical disc storage media format that is used for playback of movies with high video and sound quality and for storing data. ... Gaming is an umbrella term that includes a number of special hobby game types: Board games Collectible card games Computer and video games Tabletop wargaming (i. ... Generally speaking, advertising is the promotion of goods, services, companies and ideas, usually by an identified sponsor. ... Wikibooks Wikiversity has more about this subject: School of Music Look up Music in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Wikisource, as part of the 1911 Encyclopedia Wikiproject, has original text related to this article: Music Meta has a page about this at: Music markup MusicNovatory: the science of music encyclopedia The... In organizational development, the related field of training and development (T & D) deals with the design and delivery of workplace learning to improve performance. ...


While DVD TV Games first went into development in the year 2000 they did not reach the consumer until 2004 with the release of Atmosfear. Atmosfear was a spin-off of the board game Nightmare and, accordingly, followed the board game construct closely using the DVD element to provide interactivity. The game was success through most retailers worldwide. In Australia alone 60,000 copies were purchased in six months, however, short supply meant that demand could not be met over the Christmas 2004 period and the game’s full potential could not be realised. This article is about the year 2000. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nightmare is a video board game released in 1991 by A Couple A Cowboys PTY LTD. Packaged with a sixty minute video cassete, the game required 3-6 players (often referred to as maggots or harbingers) to attempt to collect keys while trying to beat the clock included on the... Nightmare is a video board game released in 1991 by A Couple A Cowboys PTY LTD. Packaged with a sixty minute video cassete, the game required 3-6 players (often referred to as maggots or harbingers) to attempt to collect keys while trying to beat the clock included on the...


English company ZOO Digital Group's software arm ZOOtech has focused its research into the production of its DVD-EXTRA technology, enabling interactive content to be created without needing to use the typically labor intensive conventional DVD authoring software. ZOO Digital Group Plc. ...


Companies that have licensed the use of DVD-EXTRA technology are;

  • Element Interactive
  • Compedia
  • Universal Pictures
  • Ascent Media
  • Comchoice
  • OUAT Entertainment
  • Freestyle New Media Group
  • b EQUAL
  • Snap TV
  • The Cannery


ZOO Digital Publishing, ZDG's publishing arm, has developed several DVD TV games based on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Guinness Book of Records and several European football trivia games. Universal Studios Theme Parks. ... Logo from the UK version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is a television game show which offers very large cash prizes for correctly answering successive multiple-choice questions. ... Suresh Joachim, minutes away from breaking the ironing world record at 55 hours and 5 minutes, at Shoppers World, Brampton. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ...


Hirameki International have released five anime games on DVD under their AnimePlay label, and have licenses for several more. Anime games are computer or video games that are based on anime or manga, or use anime style graphics in their presentation, or upon which anime or manga have been made. ... AnimePlay is the name for the format a series of games released by Hirameki International (a subsidiary of the Japanese renai publisher Hirameki) are distributed in. ...


Companies Hasbro, Mattel and Imagination have began to explore their own technology to produce interactive DVD content. The Hasbro logo uses a smile to indicate the carefree nature of its products. ... Mattel Inc. ... Imagination is, in general, the power or process of producing mental images and ideas. ...


Hasbro has already developed and released several DVD TV Games based on Trivial Pursuit including two themed around the Star Wars and The Lord of the Rings movie series’. They have also released a movie trivia game called Shout about movies. Trivial Pursuit is a board game where progress is determined by a players ability to answer general knowledge or popular culture questions. ... Star Wars began with a 13-page treatment for a space adventure movie which George Lucas drafted in 1973, inspired from multiple myths and classic stories. ... Wikicities has a wiki about lotr: The Lord of the Rings Wiki Lord of the Ring tour reviews Council of Elrond - news and scholarship The Encyclopedia of Arda - Mark Fishers tribute site to the works of Tolkien Tolkien Herr der Ringe - Portal (ger. ... Shout About Movies, a game by ODVD, is a movie trivia DVD game played entirely on a television. ...


Mattel Games has also released a successful game focused on movie trivia called Scene it? with a sequel nearing completion.


Choose Your Own Adventure is also producing a direct-to-video DVD Choose Your Own Adventure: The Abominable Snowman set to be in limited release on September 30, 2005. The first Choose Your Own Adventure book. ... A film that is released direct-to-video (also straight-to-video) is one which has been released to the public on home video formats first rather than first being released in movie theaters. ... September 30 is the 273rd day of the year (274th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 92 days remaining. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Snap TV has been producing DVD TV Games since 2002, with titles ranging from college sports (NCAA Football Trivia Challenge) to general trivia and children's learning (Trivideo: 20th Century, Eco-Rangers: Animal Kingdom).


Compedia is about to release two children educational titles to teach English (English for Kids 1 and 2)in December 2005.


Smashfusion are about to release four arcade style games for Christmas 2005. Smashfusion is a DVD game developer founded by Martyn Cruise in 2005 to create novel arcade style games for the dvd video platform. ... Christmas (literally, the Mass of Christ) is a holiday in the Christian calendar, usually observed on December 25, which celebrates the birth of Jesus. ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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DVD TV game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1035 words)
DVD TV Games first went into development in the late 1990's and reached the end consumer around the millennium but were poorly received and understood as an entertainment medium.
games is randomization, the ability to randomize content separating it from the sea of DVD games in the marketplace.
Snap TV’s DVD games incorporate video clips and information from movies, television programs, cartoons and sports to create compelling, educational and dynamic games that are played on your TV.
php-deluxe.net - description DVD TV games (360 words)
While DVD TV Games first went into development in the year 2000 they did not reach the consumer until 2004 with the release of Atmosfear.
Atmosfear was a spin-off of the board game Nightmare (game) and, accordingly, followed the board game construct closely using the DVD element to provide interactivity.
Snap TV ZOO Digital Publishing, ZDG s publishing arm, has developed several DVD TV games based on Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Guinness Book of Records and several European football trivia games.
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