Page 3: Platforms

Leapfrog Didj


The Leapfrog Didj is a handheld console that was originally released in 2008. It's built for educational software, but runs a Linux distribution that has created a bit of hacker interest.



The iPhone is a multimedia multi-touch smartphone created by Apple Inc.

Wii Shop


The Wii Shop Channel is Nintendo's way of digitally distributing games. It includes WiiWare for newly developed games, as well as the Virtual Console for classic titles from various consoles and arcade systems.



The Nintendo Wii is a home video game console released on November 19, 2006. The Wii's main selling point was the innovative use of motion controls that its signature Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers allowed for. It became the best sellin...

PlayStation 3


The PlayStation 3 (often abbreviated PS3) is the third home video game console created and released by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

PlayStation Network (PS3)


The PlayStation Network is the online service by Sony Computer Entertainment, providing downloads of games, trailers, themes and much more. The service is free, but also offers a paid version for various benefits.



Mattel's HyperScan allowed players to scan in RFID-equipped cards to bring in new characters, weapons, and powers. It came packaged with X-Men, Spider-Man and Ben 10.

Xbox 360 Games Store


Xbox Live Games Store is an online store for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One which allows users to purchase games digitally.

Xbox 360


The Xbox 360 is the second game console produced by Microsoft Corporation and is the successor to the original Xbox.



The Gizmondo is a failed handheld console, which launched in 2005. It was potentially revolutionary for having functionality such as GPRS mobile data connection, a camera, GPS, a multimedia player and of course game playing all in one unit.