iGUGU Gamecore Application Available as Free Download Enabling Users to Easily Search, Access and Play All PC- and Internet-Based Games

When Combined With the iGUGU Gamecore Wireless Controller, Software Enables Users to Place-Shift Computer Games to the Home Entertainment Center and Play Like Traditional Game Consoles

Dec 08, 2010, 08:05 ET from iGUGU

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- iGUGU®, a global manufacturer of innovative entertainment technology products for consumers and business, today announced its powerful Gamecore software for Windows-based PCs is available via a free download from CNET Download.com.  The iGUGU Gamecore application, which can be downloaded from http://download.cnet.com/iGUGU-Gamecore/3000-18541_4-75327917.html?tag=contentMain;contentBody;1d, gives users easy, intuitive access to the games stored on their PCs and thousands of games available on the Internet.

While the iGUGU Gamecore application is an ideal solution for accessing and playing games on the PC, the software is optimized for use with the iGUGU Gamecore Wireless Controller which enables users to place-shift their games from the desktop to a large screen television in the home entertainment center.  The complete iGUGU Gamecore system becomes a PC-to-TV solution that turns the PC into a powerful game console.

Using an innovative compact wireless controller that incorporates a trackball, direction pad, joystick, programmable action buttons, and a full QWERTY keyboard, iGUGU Gamecore enables users to play PC-based games on a large screen television without the need to use a computer keyboard and mouse.  The controller is equipped with six accelerometers, enabling users to intuitively play games using natural motions to do activities such as steer a race care or fly an aircraft.  

"In addition to making it fast and easy for users to access and play the games stored on their PCs, iGUGU Gamecore also allows users to easily search for and play thousands of free games available on the Internet," explained Isaac Calderon, president of iGUGU.  "However, the application was designed as part of a complete solution that takes computer gaming to the next level by enabling users to play those same games on a big screen television in the living room or home entertainment center.  By using our iGUGU Gamecore Wireless Controller, users can play all their PC-based games on a television using our innovative handheld controller just as they've become accustomed to with the traditional gaming consoles."

The iGUGU Gamecore application is compatible with the Windows operating system and is available as a free download from CNET Download.com.  The iGUGU Gamecore Wireless Controller is backed by a 12-month warranty and 24/7 technical support and is available at http://www.igugu.com/gamecore starting at a retail price of $99 USD.

About iGUGU Gamecore

iGUGU Gamecore transforms the PC into the world's most powerful videogame console enabling users to access and play the vast majority of PC- and Internet-based titles on a television or home entertainment center.  The iGUGU Gamecore system consists of a compact wireless controller which incorporates a robust set of controls freeing the gamer from the need to use a traditional PC keyboard or mouse and a kit to connect the computer to any TV  

A TV-friendly, easy-to-use interface enables users to manage their entire PC game libraries and Internet gaming sites.  Users can also easily search for games across the Internet, many available without subscription or fee, and can download thousands of free games from the iGUGU servers.

Connecting the PC to the television is made easy through two connectivity options which do not require the addition of any hardware to the PC.  iGUGU Mid Range provides connectivity up to 50 feet through a VGA cable and utilizes a wireless USB which is connected to the PC to communicate with the wireless remote.  iGUGU Long Range enables audio and high-definition video to be transmitted up to 330 feet between transmitter/receiver boxes that are connected between the computer and television.

About iGUGU

iGUGU is a subsidiary of San Diego, Calif., based VNA Group, a conglomerate of companies that include transportation vehicles, fitness equipment, entertainment technology, and consumer products.  

The VNA Group delivers to consumers and businesses around the world a diverse array of innovative products and services that enhance and improve the way that people work and play.

iGUGU designs and manufactures innovative entertainment technology solutions that enable consumers to enhance their lifestyles and businesses to take advantage of new revenue streams made possible through the convergence of the Internet and entertainment industries.  iGUGU's business philosophy is simple: to dedicate their talent and technologies to creating superior products and services that contribute to a better global society.

iGUGU is headquartered in San Diego, Calif. For more information, visit the company's Web site at www.igugu.com.

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