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Adobe Photoshop is a raster graphics editor developed and published by Adobe Systems for macOS and Windows.
An adventure game is a video game in which the player assumes the role of a protagonist in an interactive story driven by exploration and puzzle-solving.
Adventure Game Studio (acronym AGS) is an open source development tool that is primarily used to create graphic adventure games.
Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).
Alien is a 1979 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto.
Amnesia is a deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma.
Amy is a survival horror stealth video game, released in 2012, developed by VectorCell and published by Lexis Numérique.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.
An anode is an electrode through which the conventional current enters into a polarized electrical device.
Another World, also known as Out of This World in North America and Outer World in Japan, is a 1991 cinematic platformer action-adventure game designed by Éric Chahi for Delphine Software.
In book publishing, an anthology is a collection of literary works chosen by the compiler.
The App Store is a digital distribution platform for macOS apps, created by Apple Inc. The platform was announced on October 20, 2010, at Apple's "Back to the Mac" event.
Audible is a seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information, and educational programming on the Internet.
An audiobook (or talking book) is a recording of a text being read.
Australian Gamer was a video gaming website that focused on the gaming scene in Australia.
Batman: Arkham Asylum is a 2009 action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios and published by Eidos Interactive in conjunction with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
Battlefield 3 is a first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts.
Benjamin Richard "Yahtzee" Croshaw (born 24 May 1983) is a British comedic writer, video game journalist, humorist, author, and video game developer.
BioShock Infinite is a first-person shooter video game developed by Irrational Games and published by 2K Games.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Burglary (also called breaking and entering and sometimes housebreaking) is an unlawful entry into a building or other location for the purposes of committing an offence.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is a first-person shooter developed by Infinity Ward and published by Activision.
Call of Duty: Ghosts is a first-person shooter video game developed by Infinity Ward, with assistance from Raven Software, Neversoft and Certain Affinity.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (stylized as Call of Duty: MW3) is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, with assistance from Raven Software, and published by Activision.
Cannon fodder is an informal, derogatory term for combatants who are regarded or treated by government or military command as expendable in the face of enemy fire.
A cathode is the electrode from which a conventional current leaves a polarized electrical device.
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.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
Dark Horse Comics is an American comic book and manga publisher.
Dark Souls is an action role-playing game developed by FromSoftware and published by Namco Bandai Games.
Dead Island is a 2011 survival horror action role-playing video game developed by Polish developer Techland and published by German studio Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, Linux, OS X, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.
Demonic possession is believed by some, to be the process by which individuals are possessed by malevolent preternatural beings, commonly referred to as demons or devils.
Doom is a first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Bethesda Softworks.
Duke Nukem is a fictional character and protagonist of the ''Duke Nukem'' series of video games; the character is unrelated to the character of the same name from the TV series Captain Planet and the Planeteers, which was created a year prior.
Duke Nukem 3D is a first-person shooter video game developed by 3D Realms and published by GT Interactive Software.
Duke Nukem Forever is a 2011 first-person shooter video game for Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
Engadget is a multilingual technology blog network with daily coverage of gadgets and consumer electronics.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Extraterrestrials, a common theme in modern science-fiction, also appeared in much earlier works such as the second-century parody True History by Lucian of Samosata.
Fable is an action role-playing video game, the first in the ''Fable'' series.
Fantasy World Dizzy is an arcade adventure video game released in October 1989 by Codemasters and designed by the Oliver Twins.
Flashback, released as Flashback: The Quest for Identity in the United States, is a 1992 science fiction cinematic platform game developed by Delphine Software of France and published by U.S. Gold in United States and Europe, and Sunsoft in Japan.
G4 (also known as G4tv) is a defunct American digital cable and satellite television channel that was owned by G4 Media, a joint venture between the NBCUniversal Cable division of NBCUniversal and Dish Network.
GameMaker Studio (formerly Animo until 1999, Game Maker until 2011, GameMaker until 2012, and GameMaker: Studio until 2017) is a cross-platform game engine developed by YoYo Games.
GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.
George Broussard is an American video game producer and designer, one of the creators of the Duke Nukem series (Todd Replogle, Allen Blum, and Scott Miller being the others).
Half-Life (stylized HλLF-LIFE) is a series of first-person shooter games developed and published by Valve.
Homefront: The Revolution is a first-person shooter video game developed by Dambuster Studios and published by Deep Silver for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Horror is a genre of speculative fiction which is intended to, or has the capacity to frighten, scare, disgust, or startle its readers or viewers by inducing feelings of horror and terror.
Humble Bundle, Inc. is a digital storefront for video games, which grew out of its original offering of Humble Bundles, collections of games sold at a price determined by the purchaser and with a portion of the price going towards charity and the rest split between the game developers.
A humorist (British English: humourist) is an intellectual who uses humor in writing or public speaking.
Hyper is a multi-platform Australian video game magazine.
iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.
Jam is a science-fiction post-apocalyptic novel by British video-game critic Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw.
Jason Voorhees is the main character from the ''Friday the 13th'' series.
James Nicholas Stanton (born 1 January 1984), better known by his pen name Jim Sterling, is a British freelance video game journalist, critic, pundit and wrestling personality.
Just Cause 2 is a 2010 open world action-adventure video game developed by Avalanche Studios, published by Eidos Interactive and distributed by Square Enix for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days is a 2010 third-person shooter video game developed by IO Interactive, published by Square Enix for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
King's Quest is a graphic adventure game series created by the American software company Sierra Entertainment.
Lawrence Sheriff School is a boys' grammar school in Rugby, Warwickshire, England.
A Let's Play (commonly referred to as an LP) is a style of video (or a screenshot accompanied by text) series documenting the playthrough of a video game, usually including commentary by the gamer.
Machine of Death is a 2010 collection of science fiction short stories edited by Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, and David Malki.
Mana Bar was the first Australian cocktail bar and video gaming lounge located in Brisbane, Australia within its biggest night-life and entertainment district, Fortitude Valley.
Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) are a combination of role-playing video games and massively multiplayer online games in which a very large number of players interact with one another within a virtual world.
Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Metroidvania is a subgenre of the action-adventure genre of video games.
Michael Myers is a fictional character from the ''Halloween'' series of slasher films.
Paint (formerly Paintbrush), commonly known as Microsoft Paint or MS Paint, was a simple raster graphics editor that has been included with all versions of Microsoft Windows.
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Monolith Productions and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
A mod (short for "modification") is an alteration that changes some aspects or one aspect of a video game, such as how it looks or behaves.
Monkey Island is a series of adventure games.
MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.
National Novel Writing Month (often shortened to NaNoWriMo), is an annual, Internet-based creative writing project that takes place during the month of November.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.
The open-source model is a decentralized software-development model that encourages open collaboration.
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door is a role-playing video game developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for the GameCube.
PC Gamer is a magazine founded in the United Kingdom in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc.
PC Plus was a computer magazine published monthly from 1986 until September 2012 in the UK by Future plc.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
In English-speaking popular culture, the modern pirate stereotype owes its attributes mostly to the imagined tradition of the 18th century Caribbean pirate sailing off the Spanish Main and to such celebrated 20th century depictions as Captain Hook and his crew in the theatrical and film versions of Peter Pan, Robert Newton's portrayal of Long John Silver in the 1950 film of Treasure Island, and various adaptations of the Eastern pirate, Sinbad the Sailor.
A platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre and subgenre of action game.
In fiction, a plot hole, plothole or plot error is a gap or inconsistency in a storyline that goes against the flow of logic established by the story's plot.
Poaching has been defined as the illegal hunting or capturing of wild animals, usually associated with land use rights.
A podcast, or generically netcast, is an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download and listen to.
Point and click are the actions of a computer user moving a pointer to a certain location on a screen (pointing) and then pressing a button on a mouse, usually the left button (click), or other pointing device.
Portal is a puzzle-platform video game developed and published by Valve Corporation.
Portal 2 is a first-person puzzle-platform video game developed and published by Valve Corporation.
Prince of Persia is a video game franchise created by Jordan Mechner, originally developed and published by Brøderbund, then The Learning Company, and currently Ubisoft.
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is a third-person action-adventure puzzle-platform video game developed and published by Ubisoft.
Psychonauts is a platform game developed by Double Fine Productions.
Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha (along with the hare and the pika).
Red Dwarf is a British science fiction comedy franchise which primarily consists of a television sitcom that aired on BBC Two between 1988 and 1999, and on Dave since 2009, gaining a cult following.
Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.
A "redshirt" is a stock character in fiction who dies soon after being introduced.
The Regency in Great Britain was a period when King George III was deemed unfit to rule and his son ruled as his proxy as Prince Regent.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a survival horror game developed and published by Capcom, released in January 2017 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and in May 2018 for the Nintendo Switch (Japan).
Rugby is a market town in Warwickshire, England, close to the River Avon.
Saints Row 2 is a 2008 open world action-adventure video game developed by Volition and published by THQ.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
Shadow of the Colossus, released in Japan as Wander and the Colossus, is an action-adventure game developed by SCE Japan Studio and Team Ico, and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2.
A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood, however there are many exceptions to this.
Show and tell is a common expression about showing an audience something and telling them about it.
Sierra Entertainment, Inc. (formerly On-Line Systems and later Sierra On-Line, Inc.) was an American video game developer and publisher based in Bellevue, Washington.
is a survival horror video game series created by Keiichiro Toyama, developed and published by Konami, and published by its subsidiary Konami Digital Entertainment.
Silent Hill 2 is a survival horror video game published by Konami for the PlayStation 2 and developed by Team Silent, part of Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo.
Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH) is a media organisation in Singapore with businesses in print, Internet and new media, radio and outdoor media, and property and healthcare.
The Slender Man (also known as Slenderman) is a fictional supernatural character that originated as a creepypasta Internet meme created by Something Awful forums user Eric Knudsen (also known as "Victor Surge") in 2009.
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 is a tactical shooter video game developed and published by CI Games for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and was released worldwide on 25 April 2017.
Space exploration is the discovery and exploration of celestial structures in outer space by means of evolving and growing space technology.
Space Quest is a series of six comic science fiction computer adventure games released between 1986 and 1995.
Space warfare is combat that takes place in outer space.
A spacecraft is a vehicle or machine designed to fly in outer space.
Spec Ops: The Line is a 2012 third-person shooter video game developed by the German studio Yager Development and published by 2K Games.
Star Control: Famous Battles of the Ur-Quan Conflict, Volume IV or just simply Star Control is a science fiction video game developed by Toys for Bob and published by Accolade in 1990.
Star Trek is an American science fiction television series created by Gene Roddenberry that follows the adventures of the starship and its crew.
The opening crawl is the signature device of every numbered film of the Star Wars series, an American epic space opera franchise created by George Lucas.
SteamOS is a Debian-based Linux operating system by Valve Corporation and is the primary operating system for Valve's Steam Machine video game console.
Supanova Comic Con & Gaming (also known simply as Supanova) is a fan convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy film and TV, comic books, anime, gaming and collectables.
A television pilot (also known as a pilot or a pilot episode and sometimes marketed as a tele-movie) is a standalone episode of a television series that is used to sell the show to a television network.
A television show (often simply TV show) is any content produced for broadcast via over-the-air, satellite, cable, or internet and typically viewed on a television set, excluding breaking news, advertisements, or trailers that are typically placed between shows.
A tetralogy (from Greek τετρα- tetra-, "four" and -λογία -logia, "discourse") is a compound work that is made up of four distinct works.
The Darkness is a first-person shooter video game developed by Starbreeze Studios and published by 2K Games for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
The Escapist (typeset as the escapist) is an online magazine covering mostly video games as well as movies, comics, TV, and more.
The Eye of Argon is a heroic fantasy novella that narrates the adventures of Grignr, a barbarian.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (sometimes referred to as HG2G, HHGTTG or H2G2) is a comedy science fiction series created by Douglas Adams.
The Order: 1886 is a third-person action-adventure video game developed by Ready at Dawn and SCE Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment.
Thief is a stealth video game developed by Eidos Montréal, published by Square Enix, and released in February 2014 for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows video gaming platforms.
Thief II: The Metal Age is a 2000 stealth video game developed by Looking Glass Studios and published by Eidos Interactive.
A trilogy (from Greek τρι- tri-, "three" and -λογία -logia, "discourse") is a set of three works of art that are connected, and that can be seen either as a single work or as three individual works.
Undertale is a role-playing video game created by American indie developer Toby Fox.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.
Valve Corporation is an American video game developer and digital distribution company headquartered in Bellevue, Washington.
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 video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.
Video game journalism is a branch of journalism concerned with the reporting and discussion of video games.
Visual Basic is a third-generation event-driven programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft for its Component Object Model (COM) programming model first released in 1991 and declared legacy during 2008.
Will Save the Galaxy for Food is a science-fiction adventure novel written by British author and video-game critic Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw.
Windows 95 (codenamed Chicago) is a consumer-oriented operating system developed by Microsoft.
Wing Commander: Privateer is an adventure space flight simulation computer game released by Origin Systems in 1993.
X-Play (previously GameSpot TV and Extended Play) is a TV program about video games that ran between July 4, 1998, and January 23, 2013.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
Zero Punctuation is a series of video game reviews created by English comedy writer and video game journalist Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw.
A zombie apocalypse is a particular scenario within apocalyptic fiction.
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
Apogee Software, Ltd., since 1996 doing business as 3D Realms, is an American video game developer and publisher based in Garland, Texas.
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