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Action role-playing video games (abbreviated action RPG or ARPG) are a subgenre of role-playing video games.
An active shutter 3D system (a.k.a. alternate frame sequencing, alternate image, AI, alternating field, field sequential or eclipse method) is a technique of displaying stereoscopic 3D images.
Activision Publishing, Inc. is an American video game publisher.
Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals.
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.
Atari, Inc. was an American video game developer and home computer company founded in 1972 by Nolan Bushnell and Ted Dabney.
is a Japanese video game developer, publisher and distribution company based in Tokyo, and a subsidiary of Sega.
Baldur's Gate is a fantasy role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published in 1998 by Interplay Entertainment.
Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance is a 2001 action role-playing/hack and slash video game developed by Snowblind Studios for PlayStation 2 and Xbox.
Blizzard Battle.net is an Internet-based online gaming, social networking, digital distribution, and digital rights management platform developed by Blizzard Entertainment.
Beat 'em up (also known as brawler) is a video game genre featuring hand-to-hand combat between the protagonist and an improbably large number of opponents.
Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. is an American video game developer and publisher based in Irvine, California, and is a subsidiary of the American company Activision Blizzard.
is an comical action platformer video game by Taito, first released in arcades in 1986 and later ported to home systems.
Call of Duty: Black Ops is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch and published by Activision.
Call of Duty: World at War is a first-person shooter video game developed by Treyarch and published by Activision.
is a video game series produced by Konami composed primarily of run and gun-style shoot-'em-ups.
Contra, distributed as Gryzor in Europe and Oceania, is a run and gun action game developed and published by Konami originally released as a coin-operated arcade game on February 20, 1987.
Deathmatch, also known as free-for-all, is a widely used gameplay mode integrated into many shooter and real-time strategy (RTS) video games.
Degree of difficulty (DD, sometimes called tariff or grade) is a concept used in several sports and other competitions to indicate the technical difficulty of a skill, performance, or course, often as a factor in scoring.
Diablo is an action role-playing hack and slash video game developed by Blizzard North and released by Blizzard Entertainment on December 31, 1996.
Die Hard Arcade, known in Japan as is a beat 'em up video game released by Sega.
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.
Doom 3 (stylized as DOOM3) is a survival horror first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Activision.
Doom II: Hell on Earth is a first-person shooter video game, the second title of id Software's Doom franchise.
is a beat 'em up video game series initially developed by Technōs Japan and released as an arcade game in 1987.
is a side-scrolling beat 'em up produced by Technōs Japan that was originally released as an arcade game in.
is a side-scrolling beat 'em up produced by Technōs Japan originally released as a coin-operated arcade game in.
The is a home video game console released by Sega on November 27, 1998 in Japan, September 9, 1999 in North America, and October 14, 1999 in Europe.
is an action role-playing game released for the PC Engine/TurboGrafx-16 in 1989.
In the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) role-playing game, the Dungeon Master (often abbreviated as DM) is the game organizer and participant in charge of creating the details and challenges of a given adventure, while maintaining a realistic continuity of events.
Dungeon Siege III is an action role-playing game developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows in 2011.
Dungeons & Dragons (abbreviated as D&DMead, Malcomson; ''Dungeons & Dragons'' FAQ or DnD) is a fantasy tabletop role-playing game (RPG) originally designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson.
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California.
Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.
Final Fantasy VI, also known as Final Fantasy III for its initial North American release, is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
Final Fight is a series of beat 'em up video games by Capcom, which began with the arcade release of Final Fight in 1989.
A fire engine (also known in some territories as a fire truck or fire appliance) is a vehicle designed primarily for firefighting operations.
Fire Truck is a black-and-white 1978 arcade game.
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.
The GameCube is a home video game console released by Nintendo in Japan and North America in 2001 and Europe and Australia in 2002.
Gamevil Inc. (trademarked in capitals as GAMEVIL) ((주)게임빌) is a public company based in Seoul, Republic of Korea, and Torrance, California, which develops and publishes video games for mobile devices.
Gauntlet is a fantasy-themed hack and slash arcade game by Atari Games.
Gears of War is a video game franchise created by Epic Games, developed and managed by The Coalition, and owned and published by Microsoft Studios.
Glu Mobile Inc. is a developer and publisher of mobile games for smartphone and tablet devices.
The Guitar Hero series (sometimes referred to as the Hero series) is a series of music rhythm games first published in 2005 by RedOctane and Harmonix, and distributed by Activision, in which players use a guitar-shaped game controller to simulate playing lead, bass guitar, and rhythm guitar across numerous rock music songs.
Gunstar Heroes is a run-and-gun shooter video game, and the first game developed by Treasure and published by Sega.
Half-Life (stylized as HλLF-LIFE) is a science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Valve and published by Sierra Studios for Microsoft Windows in 1998.
Halo is a military science fiction first-person shooter video game franchise created by Bungie and now managed and developed by 343 Industries, a subsidiary of Microsoft Studios.
Halo 3: ODST ("Orbital Drop Shock Troopers") is a 2009 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Microsoft Game Studios.
Icewind Dale is a role-playing video game developed by Black Isle Studios and originally published by Interplay Entertainment for Windows in 2000 and by MacPlay for OS X in 2002.
id Software LLC (see Company name) is an American video game developer headquartered in Dallas, Texas.
IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is an American video game and entertainment media company operated by IGN Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Ziff Davis wholly owned by j2 Global.
Joust is an arcade game developed by Williams Electronics and released in 1982.
, commonly referred to as Konami, is a Japanese entertainment and gaming conglomerate.
A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, university campus or office building.
Madden NFL (originally known as John Madden Football until 1993) is an American football video game series developed by EA Tiburon for EA Sports.
is a platform game published and developed for arcades by Nintendo in 1983.
is a racing video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii.
A massively multiplayer online game (MMOG, or more commonly, MMO) is an online game with large numbers of players, typically from hundreds to thousands, on the same server.
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.
is a series primarily of run and gun video games created by SNK.
A MUD (originally Multi-User Dungeon, with later variants Multi-User Dimension and Multi-User Domain) is a multiplayer real-time virtual world, usually text-based.
A multiplayer video game is a video game in which more than one person can play in the same game environment at the same time, either locally or over the internet.
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.
The, stylised as NEO・GEO, also written as NEOGEO, is a cartridge-based arcade system board and fourth-generation home video game console released on April 26, 1990, by Japanese game company SNK Corporation.
Neverwinter Nights is a third-person role-playing video game developed by BioWare.
is a 2D side-scrolling platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii.
NHL Hockey (titled EA Hockey outside North America) is an ice hockey game by EA Sports.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.
The, stylized as NINTENDO64 and abbreviated to N64, is Nintendo's third home video game console for the international market.
The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
A platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre and subgenre of action game.
Player(s) versus player(s), better known as PvP, is a type of multiplayer interactive conflict within a game between two or more live participants.
Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands is an action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Quebec for the Wii.
Quake is a first-person shooter video game, developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996.
Quake 4 is a military science fiction first-person shooter video game, the fourth title in the ''Quake'' series.
Quake II is a first-person shooter video game released in December 1997.
In music, a quartet or quartette is an ensemble of four singers or instrumental performers; or a musical composition for four voices or instruments.
Real-time strategy (RTS) is a subgenre of strategy video games where the game does not progress incrementally in turns.
River City Ransom, later released as Street Gangs in the PAL regions, is an open world action role-playing beat 'em up video game for the Family Computer/NES.
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.
The second generation of computer and video games began in 1976 with the release of the Fairchild Channel F. It coincided with and was partly fuelled by the golden age of arcade video games, a peak era of popularity and innovation for the medium.
Secret of Mana, originally released in Japan as Seiken Densetsu 2, is a 1993 action role-playing game developed and published by Square (now Square Enix) for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.
The Sega Genesis, known as the in regions outside of North America, is a 16-bit home video game console developed and sold by Sega.
In the history of video games, the seventh generation includes consoles released since late by Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony Computer Entertainment.
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 single-player video game is a video game where input from only one player is expected throughout the course of the gaming session.
Sony Interactive Entertainment (abbreviated as SIE and formerly known as Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and Sony Network Entertainment International) is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company and is a wholly owned subsidiary and part of the Consumer Products and Services Group of Sony Corporation.
A split screen is a display technique in computer graphics that consists of dividing graphics and/or text into non-movable adjacent parts, typically two or four rectangular areas.
A sports game is a video game genre that simulates the practice of sports.
was a Japanese video game company founded in September 1986 by Masafumi Miyamoto.
StarCraft is a military science fiction media franchise, created by Chris Metzen and James Phinney and owned by Blizzard Entertainment.
Streets of Rage, known as Bare Knuckle (ベア・ナックル Bea Nakkuru) in Japan, is a trilogy of beat 'em up games developed and published by Sega in the 1990s.
Super Mario Galaxy is a 2007 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii.
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.
The Tales series, known in Japan as the, is a franchise of fantasy role-playing video games published by Bandai Namco Entertainment (formerly Namco), and developed by its subsidiary, Namco Tales Studio until 2011 and presently by Bandai Namco.
is a Japanese role-playing game released for the Nintendo GameCube on August 29, 2003 in Japan.
The Warriors is a beat 'em up video game, developed by Rockstar Toronto and published by Rockstar Games.
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.
Time Crisis II is a light gun arcade game and the second installment in Namco's ''Time Crisis'' series, introducing co-operative multiplayer to the franchise.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six is a tactical shooter video game and the first in the ''Rainbow Six'' series.
Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen is a third-person shooter video game based on the 2009 live action film Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen.
The TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem, known in Japan and France as the, is a home video game console jointly developed by Hudson Soft and NEC Home Electronics, released in Japan on October 30, 1987 and in the United States on August 29, 1989.
Unreal Tournament is a first-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and Digital Extremes.
Vampire: The Masquerade – Redemption is a 2000 role-playing video game developed by Nihilistic Software and published by Activision.
The Vault Network, or VN, was a game network dedicated to role-playing video games (including massively multiplayer online role-playing games), providing gamers with information such as news, editorials, guides, hints and tips, as well as discussion.
In economics, vendor lock-in, also known as proprietary lock-in or customer lock-in, makes a customer dependent on a vendor for products and services, unable to use another vendor without substantial switching costs.
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 wide area network (WAN) is a telecommunications network or computer network that extends over a large geographical distance/place.
Wizard of Wor is an arcade game released in 1980 by Midway.
WMS Industries, Inc. is an American electronic gaming and amusement manufacturer in Enterprise, Nevada.
World of Warcraft (WoW) is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) released in 2004 by Blizzard Entertainment.
The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft.
Zenonia 3: The Midgard Story is an action role-playing game created, developed, and published by Gamevil for Android and iOS.
3D television (3DTV) is television that conveys depth perception to the viewer by employing techniques such as stereoscopic display, multi-view display, 2D-plus-depth, or any other form of 3D display.
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