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Activision Publishing, Inc. is an American video game publisher.
Alan M. MacEachren (born 1952) is an American geographer, Professor of Geography and Director, GeoVISTA Center, Department of Geography, The Pennsylvania State University.
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.
is a video game developed by Konami in 1983 for the MSX, and later for video game consoles, such as the Family Computer and the ColecoVision.
An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.
An arcade system board is a dedicated computer system created for the purpose of running video arcade games.
Asphalt is a series of racing video games developed and published by Gameloft.
Asphalt 3: Street Rules is a racing video game that was released in 2006 on Java-based mobile phones, in 2007 on non-Java based mobile phones and was also released in 2008 for Nokia's N-Gage 2.0 gaming platform.
Asphalt 4: Elite Racing is a racing game published and developed by Gameloft.
Asphalt 6: Adrenaline is a racing video game, developed and published by Gameloft as part of the ''Asphalt'' series.
Asphalt: Urban GT 2 is a racing video game developed and published by Gameloft for the Nintendo DS, N-Gage and PlayStation Portable.
Astron Belt (アストロンベルト) is an early laserdisc video game and third-person space combat rail shooter, released in 1983 by Sega in Japan and licensed to Bally Midway for release in the United States.
Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA.
Axonometric projection is a type of orthographic projection used for creating a pictorial drawing of an object, where the lines of sight are perpendicular to the plane of projection, and the object is rotated around one or more of its axes to reveal multiple sides.
Baldur's Gate is a fantasy role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published in 1998 by Interplay Entertainment.
Battlezone is a first-person shooter tank combat arcade game from Atari, Inc. released in November 1980.
Beamrider is a fixed shooter designed for the Intellivision by David Rolfe and published by Activision in 1983.
A billboard (also called a hoarding in the UK and many other parts of the world) is a large outdoor advertising structure (a billing board), typically found in high-traffic areas such as alongside busy roads.
In computing, a bitmap is a mapping from some domain (for example, a range of integers) to bits.
is a fighting game developed by Arc System Works in 2008.
Buck Rogers is a fictional space opera character created by Philip Francis Nowlan in the novella Armageddon 2419 A.D., subsequently appearing in multiple media.
Carmageddon is a vehicular combat video game released for personal computers in 1997.
Cel shading or toon shading is a type of non-photorealistic rendering designed to make 3-D computer graphics appear to be flat by using less shading color instead of a shade gradient or tints and shades.
CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.
Combat flight simulators are simulation video games (similar to amateur flight simulation software) used to simulate military aircraft and their operations.
A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming.
A computer monitor is an output device which displays information in pictorial form.
, also known as, is an isometric platform arcade game released by Sega in 1983.
A console game is a form of interactive multimedia used for entertainment.
Crash Bandicoot is a franchise of platform video games.
In computer graphics, cube mapping is a method of environment mapping that uses the six faces of a cube as the map shape.
Diablo is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by Blizzard North and released by Blizzard Entertainment on December 31, 1996.
Don Daglow (born circa 1953) is an American computer game and video game designer, programmer and producer.
Doom (typeset as DOOM in official documents and stylized as DooM in other media) is a 1993 first-person shooter (FPS) video game by id Software.
In mathematics, the dot product or scalar productThe term scalar product is often also used more generally to mean a symmetric bilinear form, for example for a pseudo-Euclidean space.
Drakkhen is an early-3D western role-playing video game, initially developed for the Amiga and Atari ST, and subsequently ported to several other platforms, including MS-DOS and Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Driving is the controlled operation and movement of a motor vehicle, including cars, motorcycles, trucks, and buses.
Duke Nukem 3D is a first-person shooter video game developed by 3D Realms and published by GT Interactive Software.
Eddie Dombrower (born 1957) is an American computer game and video game designer, programmer and producer.
Einhänder is a scrolling shooter developed by Square for the PlayStation console.
An engineering drawing, a type of technical drawing, is used to fully and clearly define requirements for engineered items.
Eternam is a humorous graphical adventure game from Infogrames, released originally in 1992 for MS-DOS.
In mathematics, physics, and engineering, a Euclidean vector (sometimes called a geometric or spatial vector, or—as here—simply a vector) is a geometric object that has magnitude (or length) and direction.
Face perception is an individual's understanding and interpretation of the face, particularly the human face, especially in relation to the associated information processing in the brain.
A fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft, as opposed to bombers and attack aircraft, whose main mission is to attack ground targets.
In video games, the first person refers to a graphical perspective rendered from the viewpoint of the player's character.
First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre centered around gun and other weapon-based combat in a first-person perspective; that is, the player experiences the action through the eyes of the protagonist.
Fonz is a 1976 arcade racing video game developed by Sega and published by Sega-Gremlin.
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 NEC Home Electronics' PC Engine (known as the TurboGrafx-16 in North America).
Frame rate (expressed in or fps) is the frequency (rate) at which consecutive images called frames appear on a display.
A full motion video (FMV) is a video game narration technique that relies upon pre-recorded video files (rather than sprites, vectors, or 3D models) to display action in the game.
Gameplay is the specific way in which players interact with a game, and in particular with video games.
Geovisualization or Geovisualisation, short for Geographic Visualization, refers to a set of tools and techniques supporting the analysis of geospatial data through the use of interactive visualization.
Giovanni Giorgio Moroder (born 26 April 1940) is an Italian singer, songwriter, DJ and record producer.
, known as Mystical Ninja 2 Starring Goemon in Europe, is a video game developed and released by Konami for the Nintendo 64 on December 23, 1998.
The graphical user interface (GUI), is a type of user interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, instead of text-based user interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.
A graphics processing unit (GPU) is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display device.
In photography, computing, and colorimetry, a grayscale or greyscale image is one in which the value of each pixel is a single sample representing only an amount of light, that is, it carries only intensity information.
Gremlin Industries was an arcade game manufacturer active from the 1971 to 1983 based San Diego, California, USA.
is a fighting video game developed by Arc System Works.
A handheld game console is a small, portable self-contained video game console with a built-in screen, game controls, and speakers.
Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974, to September 24, 1984 on ABC, with a total of 255 half-hour episodes spanning eleven seasons.
Head-coupled perspective is a technique to show 3D imagery on 2D devices.
In computer graphics, a heightmap or heightfield is a raster image used to store values, such as surface elevation data, for display in 3D computer graphics.
Hexen: Beyond Heretic is a dark fantasy first-person shooter video game developed by Raven Software and published by id Software through GT Interactive Software on October 30, 1995.
In computing, an icon is a pictogram or ideogram displayed on a computer screen in order to help the user navigate a computer system or mobile device.
is a shoot 'em up developed by Treasure.
In Saturn's Rings is a large format movie about Saturn made exclusively from real photographs taken by spacecraft.
Intellivision World Series Major League Baseball is a baseball sports game (1983), designed by Don Daglow and Eddie Dombrower and published by Mattel for the Intellivision Entertainment Computer System.
An interactive movie, also known as a movie game, is a video game that presents the gameplay in a cinematic, scripted manner, often through the use of full-motion video of either animated or live-action footage.
is a Japanese video game console developer and publisher, and formerly a developer and manufacturer of arcade games as well.
In video games and pixel art, "isometric" refers to some form of axonometric projection (commonly, the form of dimetric projection with a 2:1 pixel ratio) where the viewpoint is angled to reveal other facets of the game environment than are typically visible from a purely top-down perspective or side view, thereby producing a three-dimensional effect.
A joystick is an input device consisting of a stick that pivots on a base and reports its angle or direction to the device it is controlling.
is a shoot 'em up arcade game developed by Konami and released in 1983.
is a side-scrolling platform game in the Kirby series developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo for the their Nintendo 64 home video game console.
is a 1997 Japanese platform game developed and published by Namco for the PlayStation.
, commonly referred to as Konami, is a Japanese entertainment and gaming conglomerate.
A level, map, area, stage, world, track, board, floor, zone, phase, mission, or course in a video game is the total space available to the player during the course of completing a discrete objective.
The following is a list of arcade system boards released by Sega.
This is a list of stereoscopic video games.
This is a list of video games developed or published by Taito, a Japanese video game developer and publisher.
The following are lists of Sega games.
LittleBigPlanet (LBP) is a puzzle platform video game series created by Media Molecule and published by Sony Computer Entertainment on multiple PlayStation platforms.
Elizabeth Clark "Liz" Phair (born April 17, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, guitarist, composer, and actress.
is a crossover fighting video game developed by Capcom in collaboration with Eighting.
Mattel, Inc. is an American multinational toy manufacturing company founded in 1945 with headquarters in El Segundo, California.
Merriam–Webster, Incorporated is an American company that publishes reference books which is especially known for its dictionaries.
A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a central processing unit on a single integrated circuit (IC), or at most a few integrated circuits.
Mode 7 is a graphics mode on the Super NES video game console that allows a background layer to be rotated and scaled on a scanline-by-scanline basis to create many different effects.
is an arcade game by Irem released in 1982.
Mortal Kombat is a fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
Motocross is a form of off-road motorcycle racing held on enclosed off-road circuits.
A motorcycle, often called a bike, motorbike, or cycle, is a two-> or three-wheeled motor vehicle.
MSX is a standardized home computer architecture, first announced by Microsoft on June 16, 1983, and marketed by Kazuhiko Nishi, then Vice-president at Microsoft Japan and Director at ASCII Corporation.
The multiplane camera is a motion-picture camera used in the traditional animation process that moves a number of pieces of artwork past the camera at various speeds and at various distances from one another.
is a Japanese corporation that operates game centers and theme parks, but is best known for its previous identity as a video game developer and publisher.
is a Japanese multinational provider of information technology (IT) services and products, headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
is a 2D side-scrolling platform game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS.
Night Driver is an arcade game developed by Atari Inc for release in the United States in October, 1976.
is an action game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Saturn in 1996.
Nihon Bussan Co., Ltd. (日本物産株式会社 Nihon Bussan Kabushikigaisha) was a Japanese video game manufacturer.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.
In geometry, a normal is an object such as a line or vector that is perpendicular to a given object.
Oblique projection is a simple type of technical drawing of graphical projection used for producing two-dimensional images of three-dimensional objects.
is an arcade game released by Sega in 1986.
Pandemonium! is a 1996 platforming video game developed by Toys for Bob and published by Crystal Dynamics for the PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Microsoft Windows, N-Gage, Mobile and iOS.
Paperboy is a arcade game developed and published by Atari Games.
Parallax is a displacement or difference in the apparent position of an object viewed along two different lines of sight, and is measured by the angle or semi-angle of inclination between those two lines.
Parallax scrolling is a technique in computer graphics where background images move past the camera more slowly than foreground images, creating an illusion of depth in a 2D scene and adding to the sense of immersion in the virtual experience.
A parallel projection is a projection of an object in three-dimensional space onto a fixed plane, known as the projection plane or image plane, where the rays, known as lines of sight or projection lines, are parallel to each other.
A platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre and subgenre of action game.
is an arcade racing video game which was released by Namco in 1982 and licensed to Atari, Inc. for US manufacture and distribution, running on the Namco Pole Position arcade system board.
In elementary geometry, a polygon is a plane figure that is bounded by a finite chain of straight line segments closing in a loop to form a closed polygonal chain or circuit.
In 3D computer graphics, Polygonal modeling is an approach for modeling objects by representing or approximating their surfaces using polygons.
A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant.
Portrait painting is a genre in painting, where the intent is to depict a human subject.
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, water, air or space vehicles.
is an early cabinet arcade game developed and published by Nintendo in December 1979.
Ray casting is the use of ray–surface intersection tests to solve a variety of problems in computer graphics and computational geometry.
Reality is all of physical existence, as opposed to that which is merely imaginary.
Relief is a sculptural technique where the sculpted elements remain attached to a solid background of the same material.
Rise of the Triad: Dark War is a first-person shooter video game, developed and published by Apogee Software (3D Realms) in 1994.
Robert Evans (born June 29, 1930) is an American film producer and former studio executive, best known for his work on Rosemary's Baby, Love Story, The Godfather and Chinatown.
A role-playing video game (commonly referred to as simply a role-playing game or an RPG as well as a computer role-playing game or a CRPG) is a video game genre where the player controls the actions of a character (and/or several party members) immersed in some well-defined world.
Rome: Total War is a PC strategy game developed by The Creative Assembly and released in 2004 by Activision, although its rights have since passed to Sega.
Rygar is a video game created by Tecmo in 1986 and originally released for arcades in Japan as.
Sega Games Co., Ltd., originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices around the world.
The also known as the Sega Computer Video Game SG-1000, is a home video game console manufactured by Sega and released in Japan, Australia, and other regions.
Shadow Complex is a platform-adventure video game developed by Chair Entertainment in association with Epic Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360 through Xbox Live Arcade.
Shadow of the Beast is a platform game developed by Reflections and published by Psygnosis in 1989.
Shoot 'em up (also known as shmup or STGDavies, Jonti.. GameSpy. 30 July 2008.Carless, Simon.. Game Set Watch. 5 April 2011.) is a subgenre of the shooter genre of video games.
Shooter games are a subgenre of action game, which often test the player's speed and reaction time.
A side-scrolling game, side-scroller or 2D is a video game in which the gameplay action is viewed from a side-view camera angle, and the onscreen characters can generally only move to the left or right.
SimCity 2000 is a city-building simulation video game and the second installment in the ''SimCity'' series.
A sitcom, short for "situation comedy", is a genre of comedy centered on a fixed set of characters who carry over from episode to episode.
is a platform game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Genesis console.
is an arcade video game developed and released by Sega Enterprises in December 1985.
Specularity is the visual appearance of specular reflections.
A sphere (from Greek σφαῖρα — sphaira, "globe, ball") is a perfectly round geometrical object in three-dimensional space that is the surface of a completely round ball (viz., analogous to the circular objects in two dimensions, where a "circle" circumscribes its "disk").
A sports game is a video game genre that simulates the practice of sports.
In computer graphics, a sprite is a two-dimensional bitmap that is integrated into a larger scene.
Star Trek: Strategic Operations Simulator (also known as Star Trek: SOS and Star Trek Arcade) is a space combat simulation arcade game based on the original Star Trek television program and movie series, and released by Sega in 1983.
Strategy video game is a video game that focuses on skillful thinking and planning to achieve victory.
Street Fighter II: The World Warrior is a competitive fighting game developed by Capcom and released for arcades in.
is a fighting video game published by Capcom, who also co-developed the game with Dimps.
SubRoc-3D (サブ・口ック3D) is a first-person arcade game released in 1982 by Sega, and the first commercial game to provide a stereoscopic image to the player, using a display that delivers individual images to each eye.
Super Mario Kart is a 1992 kart racing video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System video game console.
Super Mario World is a 1990 side-scrolling platform game developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES).
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (officially abbreviated the Super NES or SNES, and colloquially shortened to Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.
is a series of crossover fighting video games published by Nintendo.
Tac/Scan (夕ツク/スキヤン) is a 1982 space combat shooter video game originally released as an arcade game, and later ported to the Atari 2600.
is a Japanese video game developer and publisher of arcade hardware and mobile phones, and an operator of video arcades.
Taylor & Francis Group is an international company originating in England that publishes books and academic journals.
Test Drive is a cross-platform racing game released by Accolade and developed by Distinctive Software in 1987.
Texture mapping is a method for defining high frequency detail, surface texture, or color information on a computer-generated graphic or 3D model.
The Kid Stays in the Picture is a 1994 autobiography by film producer Robert Evans.
is a fighting game in The King of Fighters (KOF) video game series developed and published in Japan by SNK.
Third-person shooter (TPS) is a subgenre of 3D shooter games in which the player character is visible on-screen during gaming, and the gameplay consists primarily of shooting.
Three-dimensional space (also: 3-space or, rarely, tri-dimensional space) is a geometric setting in which three values (called parameters) are required to determine the position of an element (i.e., point).
Traditional animation (or classical animation, cel animation or hand-drawn animation) is an animation technique in which each frame is drawn by hand on a physical medium.
Trespasser is a video game released in 1998 for Microsoft Windows.
Trompe-l'œil (French for "deceive the eye", pronounced) is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions.
Turbo (ターボ) is a racing game released in 1981 by Sega.
Vector graphics are computer graphics images that are defined in terms of 2D points, which are connected by lines and curves to form polygons and other shapes.
A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.
A variety of computer graphic techniques have been used to display video game content throughout the history of video games.
In 3D video games, a virtual camera system aims at controlling a camera or a set of cameras to display a view of a 3D virtual world.
Wolfenstein 3D is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software and FormGen.
z-index is a CSS property that sets the stack order of specific elements.
ZBrush is a digital sculpting tool that combines 3D/2.5D modeling, texturing and painting.
2D computer graphics is the computer-based generation of digital images—mostly from two-dimensional models (such as 2D geometric models, text, and digital images) and by techniques specific to them.
3D computer graphics or three-dimensional computer graphics, (in contrast to 2D computer graphics) are graphics that use a three-dimensional representation of geometric data (often Cartesian) that is stored in the computer for the purposes of performing calculations and rendering 2D images.
3D rendering is the 3D computer graphics process of automatically converting 3D wire frame models into 2D images on a computer.
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