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Advanced Dungeons & Dragons: Slayer is a fantasy first-person action role-playing game based on the second edition of Advanced Dungeons and Dragons.
Alone in the Dark is a series of survival horror computer games from Infogrames.
The American frontier comprises the geography, history, folklore, and cultural expression of life in the forward wave of American westward expansion that began with English colonial settlements in the early 17th century and ended with the admission of the last mainland territories as states in 1912.
American Laser Games was a company based in Albuquerque, New Mexico that created numerous light gun laserdisc video games featuring live action full motion video.
The Amiga 1200, or A1200 (code-named 'Channel Z'), was Commodore International's third-generation Amiga computer, aimed at the home computer market.
The Amiga CD32, styled "CD32" and code-named "Spellbound", is the first 32-bit CD-ROM based home video game console released in western Europe, Australia, Canada and Brazil.
ARM, originally Acorn RISC Machine, is a family of reduced instruction set computing (RISC) instruction set architectures for computer processors, configured for various environments, developed by British company ARM Holdings.
AT&T Inc. is an American multinational telecommunications corporation, headquartered at Whitacre Tower in downtown Dallas, Texas.
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The Atari Jaguar is a fifth generation home video game console that was developed by Atari Corporation.
The Atari Jaguar CD or Jag CD is a CD-ROM peripheral for the Atari Jaguar video game console.
In telecommunications and computing, a product or technology is backward compatible (BC) or downward compatible if it can work with input generated by or meant to an older product or technology such as a legacy system.
CD+G (also known as CD-G, CD+Graphics and TV-Graphics) is an extension of the compact disc standard that can present low-resolution graphics alongside the audio data on the disc when played on a compatible device.
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A CD-ROM is a pre-pressed optical compact disc which contains data.
A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.
Color depth, also known as bit depth, is either the number of bits used to indicate the color of a single pixel, in a bitmapped image or video frame buffer, or the number of bits used for each color component of a single pixel.
The CDTV (an acronym for "Commodore Dynamic Total Vision", a backronym of an acronym for "Compact Disc Television", giving it a double meaning) was a multimedia platform developed by Commodore International and launched in March 1991.
Commodore International (or Commodore International Limited) was a North American home computer and electronics manufacturer.
In computing, multitasking is a concept of performing multiple tasks (also known as processes) over a certain period of time by executing them concurrently.
International CES, more commonly known as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), is an internationally renowned electronics and technology trade show, attracting major companies and industry professionals worldwide.
A coprocessor is a computer processor used to supplement the functions of the primary processor (the CPU).
Copy protection, also known as content protection, copy prevention and copy restriction, is any effort designed to prevent the reproduction of software, films, music, and other media, usually for copyright reasons.
Corpse Killer is a game released for the Sega-CD, Sega-CD 32X, 3DO, Sega Saturn, Windows 95 and Macintosh computers that features live action full motion video in a format similar to other games developed by Digital Pictures.
Crash 'n Burn is a futuristic racing/shooter videogame developed by Crystal Dynamics and released exclusively for the 3DO in 1993.
Creative Technology Ltd. is a Singapore-based global company headquartered in Jurong East, Singapore.
In electrical and electronic engineering a daisy chain is a wiring scheme in which multiple devices are wired together in sequence or in a ring.
Dave Needle was instrumental in the completion of the Lorraine project (Amiga 1000).
Demolition Man is a pair of action video games based on the film of the same name.
Digital Pictures was an American video game developer founded in 1991 by Lode Coen, Mark Klein, Ken Melville, Anne Flaut-Reed, Kevin Welsh and Tom Zito.
A digital signal processor (DSP) is a specialized microprocessor (or a SIP block), with its architecture optimized for the operational needs of digital signal processing.
Direct memory access (DMA) is a feature of computer systems that allows certain hardware subsystems to access main system (RAM) memory independently of the central processing unit (CPU).
Dolby Laboratories, Inc., often shortened to Dolby Labs, is an American company specializing in audio noise reduction and audio encoding/compression.
Doom is a series of first-person shooter video games developed by id Software.
Dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) is a type of random-access memory that stores each bit of data in a separate capacitor within an integrated circuit.
Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA), also known as EA Games, is an American developer, marketer, publisher and distributor of video games headquartered in Redwood City, California.
Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is a monthly American video game magazine.
Escape from Monster Manor, also known in Japan as, is a video game developed by The 3DO Company and published by Electronic Arts for the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer.
is a line of Japanese video game magazines published by Enterbrain, Inc. and Tokuma.
FIFA International Soccer is a 1993 sports video game developed by EA Canada's Extended Play Productions team and published by Electronic Arts.
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 the protagonist.
Freebie marketing, also known as the razor and blades business model, is a business model wherein one item is sold at a low price (or given away for free) in order to increase sales of a complementary good, such as supplies.
The Gamegun (styled GAMEGUN on its packaging) is the only light gun released for the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer video game console.
Gamepro (stylized as GamePro) was an American multiplatform video game magazine media company that published online and print content covering the video game industry, video game hardware and video game software.
Gex is a platform game originally released for the 3DO in 1995.
GoldStar was a Korean electronics company established in 1958.
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 2003.
A home video game console or simply home console is a video game device that is primarily used for home gamers.
IBM PC compatible computers are those similar to the original IBM PC, XT, and AT and able to run the same software as those.
IEC 60320 is a set of standards from the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) specifying non-locking appliance and interconnection couplers for connecting power supply cords to electrical appliances up to 250 volts.
IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is a San Francisco-based games and entertainment media company operated by Ziff Davis LLC.
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Imagine Publishing is a UK-based magazine publisher, which publishes a number of video games, computing, creative and lifestyle magazines.
Immercenary is a 3D first-person role-playing video game for the 3DO by Electronic Arts.
Industry Standard Architecture (ISA) is a retronym term for the 16-bit internal bus of IBM PC/AT and similar computers based on the Intel 80286 and its immediate successors during the 1980s.
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 animated or live-action footage.
International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is an American technology, media, research, event management, and venture capital organization.
It's Alive! is a Canadian children's variety show that aired on YTV between 1993 and 1997.
The Jungle was a portable game console in development by Panasonic, and announced in October 2010.
Jurassic Park Interactive is an action video game based on the 1993 movie Jurassic Park.
Kanji (漢字), or kan'ji, are the adopted logographic Chinese characters that are used in the modern Japanese writing system along with hiragana and katakana.
Killing Time is a horror-themed first-person shooter video game set in an open-world with Full-Motion Video components, developed by Studio 3DO.
The kilobyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
(commonly referred to as Konami) is a Japanese developer and publisher of numerous toys, trading cards, anime, tokusatsu, slot machines, arcade cabinets and video games.
Lemmings is a puzzle-platformer video game originally developed by DMA Design and first published by Psygnosis for the Amiga, Atari ST and PC in 1991.
LG Corporation (Korean: LG 법인) formerly Lucky Goldstar (Korean: Leokki Geumseong (럭키금성/樂喜金星)) is a South Korean multinational conglomerate corporation.
A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.
This is a list of games for the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer video game system, organized alphabetically by name.
The manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), list price or recommended retail price (RRP) of a product is the price at which the manufacturer recommends that the retailer sell the product.
Logitech International S.A. (commonly referred to as Logitech or stylized as Logi) is a Swiss global provider of personal computer and tablets accessories with EMEA headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland and Americas headquarters in Newark, California.
Mad Dog McCree is the first live-action laserdisc video game released by American Laser Games.
Manufacturing is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation.
The megabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
The Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) is a working group of authorities that was formed by ISO and IEC to set standards for audio and video compression and transmission.
Multimedia refers to content that uses a combination of different content forms.
Music visualization or music visualisation, a feature found in electronic music visualizers and media player software, generates animated imagery based on a piece of music.
Myst is a graphic adventure puzzle video game designed and directed by the brothers Robyn and Rand Miller.
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is a Japanese multinational provider of information technology (IT) services and products, with its headquarters in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
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Night Trap is an interactive movie video game developed by Digital Pictures for the Sega/Mega-CD and first released in North America on October 15, 1992.
is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.
The, stylized as NINTENDO64 and often referred to as N64, is Nintendo's third home video game console for the international market.
An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.
, formerly known as, is a Japanese multinational electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.
The Panasonic M2 was a video game console design developed by 3DO and then sold to Matsushita.
A peripheral is a "device that is used to put information into or get information out of the computer." There are two different types of peripherals: input devices, which interact with or send data to the computer (mouse, keyboards, etc.), and output devices, which provide output to the user from the computer (monitors, printers, etc.). Some peripherals, such as touchscreens, can be used both as input and output devices.
The Philips CD-i (Compact Disc Interactive) is an interactive multimedia CD player developed and marketed by Royal Philips Electronics N.V. This category of device was created to provide more functionality than an audio CD player or game console, but at a lower price than a personal computer with a CD-ROM drive at the time.
Philips Consumer Lifestyle is a division of the Dutch multinational electronics company Philips which produces consumer electronics and small appliances.
Photo CD is a system designed by Kodak for digitizing and saving photos in a CD.
The is a converged device and fourth-generation home video game console capable of playing Laserdiscs, Compact Discs, console games, and LD-G karaoke discs.
Piracy is typically an act of robbery or criminal violence at sea.
In digital imaging, a pixel, pel, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen.
The PlayStation (officially abbreviated as PS, and commonly known as PS1 or PSX) is a home video game console developed and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
PO'ed is a 1995 video game authored by Any Channel and published by Accolade.
is an interactive movie/graphic novel/adventure game with a hard science fiction storyline, written and directed by Hideo Kojima, and published by Konami.
PowerPC (an acronym for Performance Optimization With Enhanced RISC – Performance Computing, sometimes abbreviated as PPC) is a RISC instruction set architecture created by the 1991 Apple–IBM–Motorola alliance, known as AIM.
In video games, a quick time event (QTE) is a method of context-sensitive gameplay in which the player performs actions on the control device shortly after the appearance of an on-screen prompt.
An RCA connector, sometimes called a phono connector or cinch connector, is a type of electrical connector commonly used to carry audio and video signals.
Reduced instruction set computing, or RISC (pronounced 'risk'), is a CPU design strategy based on the insight that a simplified instruction set (as opposed to a complex set) provides higher performance when combined with a microprocessor architecture capable of executing those instructions using fewer microprocessor cycles per instruction.
A regional lockout (or region coding) is a class of digital restrictions management preventing the use of a certain product or service, such as multimedia or a hardware device, outside of a certain region or territory.
Retro Gamer is a British magazine, published worldwide, covering retro video games.
Return Fire is a 1995 video game developed by Silent Software, Inc.
A revolver is a repeating firearm that has a revolving cylinder containing multiple chambers and at least one barrel for firing.
A coaxial RF connector (radio frequency connector) is an electrical connector designed to work at radio frequencies in the multi-megahertz range.
Road Rash is the name of a motorcycle-racing video game series by Electronic Arts in which the player participates in violent, illegal street races.
Robert J. "RJ" Mical (born 26 January) is a pioneer and an influential figure in the video game industry.
Separate Video, commonly termed S-Video, Super-Video and Y/C, is a signaling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.
Samsung is a South Korean multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Samsung Town, Seoul.
Samurai Shodown (Samurai Spirits in Japan) is the name of a fighting game series by SNK.
is a Japanese major electronics company and member of the Fortune Global 500 whose headquarters is located in Moriguchi, Osaka prefecture, Japan. Sanyo has over 230 subsidiaries and affiliates. On December 21, 2009, Panasonic completed a 400 billion yen ($4.5 billion) acquisition of a 50.2% stake in Sanyo, making Sanyo a subsidiary of Panasonic. In July 2010, Panasonic announced that it would acquire the remaining shares of Sanyo.
, originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with multiple offices around the world.
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The Sega CD, released as the in most regions outside North America, is a CD-ROM accessory for the Sega Genesis video game console designed and produced by Sega as part of the fourth generation of video game consoles.
The Sega Genesis, known as the in most regions outside North America, is a 16-bit home video game console which was developed and sold by Sega Enterprises, Ltd. The Genesis was Sega's third console and the successor to the Master System.
The is a 32-bit fifth-generation home video game console that was developed by Sega and released on November 22, 1994 in Japan, May 11, 1995 in North America, and July 8, 1995 in Europe as the successor to the successful Sega Genesis.
The inclusion of sex and nudity in video games has been a controversial topic since the early days of the industry.
, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
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Star Control II is a science fiction video game, the second game in the Star Control franchise.
Static random-access memory (SRAM or static RAM) is a type of semiconductor memory that uses bistable latching circuitry (Flip-flop) to store each bit.
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (also known as the Super NES, SNES or Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.
Super Street Fighter II Turbo, released in Japan as, is a competitive fighting game released for the arcades by Capcom in.
Surround sound is a technique for enriching the sound reproduction quality of an audio source with additional audio channels from speakers that surround the listener (surround channels), providing sound from a 360° radius in the horizontal plane (2D) as opposed to "screen channels" (centre, left, and right) originating only from the listener's forward arc.
Tandy Memorex Visual Information System (VIS) was an interactive, multimedia CD-ROM player produced by the Tandy Corporation starting in 1992.
The 3DO Company (formerly THDO on the NASDAQ stock exchange), also known as 3DO (short for three-dimensional operating system), was a video game company.
The Daedalus Encounter is an interactive movie puzzle adventure game developed by Mechadeus and published by Virgin Interactive for MS-DOS and 3DO.
Road & Track Presents: The Need for Speed, later released in Japan as Road & Track Presents: Over Drivin', is a 1994 racing video game first released on the 3DO and then ported over to DOS, PlayStation and Sega Saturn.
Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.
Thomas "Tom" Kalinske (born July 17, 1944) is an American businessman, best known as having worked for Mattel 1972-87, reviving the Barbie & Hot Wheels Brands, launching Master of the Universe, then being promoted to CEO of from 1985 to 1987.
(commonly referred to as Toshiba, stylized as TOSHIBA) is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Total Eclipse is a space shooter for the 3DO.
Trip Hawkins (born December 28, 1953) is an American entrepreneur and founder of Electronic Arts, The 3DO Company and Digital Chocolate.
The TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem, originally known in Japan as the, is a home video game console joint-developed by Hudson Soft and NEC, released in Japan on October 30, 1987, and in the United States on August 29, 1989.
Video CD (abbreviated as VCD, and also known as Compact Disc digital video) is home home video format and the first format for distributing films on standard optical discs.
A video game console is a device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game.
A video game publisher is a company that publishes video games that they have either developed internally or have had developed by a video game developer.
Virgin Interactive was a British video game publisher.
Video RAM, or VRAM, is a dual-ported variant of dynamic RAM (DRAM), which was once commonly used to store the framebuffer in some graphics adapters.
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Wolfenstein 3D is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software.
Yahoo Games is the section of the Yahoo! website in which Yahoo users can play games either with other users or by themselves.
YTV is a Canadian English-language Category A cable and satellite television specialty channel that is owned by Corus Entertainment.
Ziff Davis LLC. (ZD) is an American publisher and Internet company.
16-bit is also a term given to a generation of microcomputers in which 16-bit microprocessors were the norm.
32-bit is also a term given to a generation of microcomputers in which 32-bit microprocessors are the norm.
The 3DO Blaster was an add-on produced by Creative Labs and designed to allow compatible Windows-based PCs to play games for the 3DO console.
The 3DO Rating System was a rating system created by The 3DO Company and used on games released for the 3DO Interactive Multiplayer.