1990s in video gaming
The 1990s were a decade of marked innovation in video gaming. It was a decade of transition from sprite-based graphics to full fledged 3D graphics and it gave rise to several genres of video games inc...
History of video game consoles (fourth generation)
In the history of computer and video games, the fourth generation (more commonly referred to as the 16-bit era) of games consoles began on October 30, 1987 with the Japanese release of Nippon Electric...
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History of video game consoles (fifth generation)
The fifth-generation era (also known as the 32-bit era, the 64-bit era and the 3D era) refers to computer and video games, video game consoles and video game handhelds from approximately 1993 to 2001....
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History of video game consoles (sixth generation)
In the history of video games, the sixth-generation era (sometimes referred to as the 128-bit era; see "Bits and system power" below) refers to the computer and video games, video game consoles, and v...
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Analog stick
An analog stick, sometimes called a control stick or thumbstick, is an input device for a controller (often a game controller) that is used for two-dimensional input. An analog stick is a variation of...
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Fighting game
Fighting game is a video game genre in which the player controls an on-screen character and engages in close combat with an opponent. These characters tend to be of equal power and fight matches consi...
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First-person shooter
First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre centered on gun and projectile weapon-based combat through a first-person perspective; that is, the player experiences the action through the eyes of t...
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Interactive movie
An interactive movie, also known as Movie Game or VCR Game is a video game that features highly cinematic presentation and heavy use of scripting, often through the use of full-motion video of either ...
Platform games
Dustforce trailer showing platform game features such as enemies, obstacles, double jumping and wall jumpingA platform game (or platformer) is a video game which involves guiding an avatar to jump b...
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Racing game
The racing video game genre is the genre of video games, either in the first-person or third-person perspective, in which the player partakes in a racing competition with any type of land, air, or s...
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Action role-playing game
Action role-playing games (abbreviated action RPG, action/RPG, or ARPG) form a loosely defined subgenre of role-playing video games that incorporate elements of action or action-adventure games, empha...
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Role-playing video game
A role-playing video game (commonly referred to as role-playing game or RPG) is a video game genre where the player controls the actions of a protagonist (or several adventuring party members) immers...
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MUD
A MUD (/ˈmʌd/; originally Multi-User Dungeon, with later variants Multi-User Dimension and Multi-User Domain), is a multiplayer real-time virtual world, usually text-based. MUDs combine elements of r...
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Massively multiplayer online role-playing game
Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) blend the genres of role-playing video games and massively multiplayer online games, possibly in the form of web browser-based games, in which...
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Tactical role-playing game
A tactical role-playing game (abbreviated as TRPG; also referred to as strategy role-playing game, or SRPG) is a type of video game which incorporates elements of traditional role-playing video games ...
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Stealth game
A stealth game is a type of video game that rewards the player for using stealth to avoid or overcome antagonists. Games in the genre typically allow the player to remain undetected by hiding, using d...
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Survival horror
Survival horror is a subgenre of video games inspired by horror fiction that focuses on survival of the character and trying to scare the player(s). Although combat can be a part of the gameplay, the ...
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List of best-selling video games
This is a list of video games that have sold or shipped at least one million copies on a single platform (unless otherwise noted).
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1998 in video gaming
1998 saw the release of many successful titles, including The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Half-Life, StarCraft, Metal Gear Solid, Pokémon Red and Blue, Crash Bandicoot 3: Warped, Resident Evil 2...
Dead Rising 2
Dead Rising 2 (デッドライジング 2, Deddo Raijingu 2) is a 2010 open world survival horror beat 'em up video game developed as a sequel to "Dead Rising". It is developed by Blue Castle Games and publis...
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