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is a semi-realistic flight simulator developed by Bandai Namco Games for the PlayStation 2 video game console.
An actor (often actress for women; see terminology) is a person who portrays a character in a performance.
Adobe Systems Incorporated, commonly known as Adobe, is an American multinational computer software company.
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.
An amusement arcade (often referred to as "video arcade" or simply "arcade") is a venue where people play arcade games such as video games, pinball machines, electro-mechanical games, redemption games, merchandisers (such as claw cranes), or coin-operated billiards or air hockey tables.
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images.
Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.
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.
Bink Video is a proprietary video file format (extension.bik) developed by RAD Game Tools, and primarily used for full-motion video sequences in video games.
The Capacitance Electronic Disc (CED) is an analog video disc playback system developed by RCA, in which video and audio could be played back on a TV set using a special needle and high-density groove system similar to phonograph records.
A CD-ROM is a pre-pressed optical compact disc which contains data.
Cinematronics Incorporated was a pioneering arcade game developer that had its heyday in the era of vector display games.
Cinepak is a lossy video codec developed by Peter Barrett at SuperMac Technologies, and released in 1991 with the Video Spigot, and then in 1992 as part of Apple Computer's QuickTime video suite.
Cliff Hanger is a laserdisc video game that was released by Stern Electronics in 1983.
Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight is a real-time strategy video game, part of the Command & Conquer franchise, released March 16, 2010.
Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun is a real-time strategy video game developed by Westwood Studios and released in 1999.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in art, printed media, video games, films, television programs, shorts, commercials, videos, and simulators.
A cutscene or event scene (sometimes in-game cinematic or in-game movie) is a sequence in a video game that is not interactive, breaking up the gameplay.
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.
DivX is a brand of video codec products developed by DivX, LLC.
Dragon's Lair is a video game franchise that began with the laserdisc video game Dragon's Lair originally released for the arcades in 1983.
Dragon's Lair II: Time Warp is a 1991 laserdisc video game by the Leland Corporation.
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.
DVD (an abbreviation of "digital video disc" or "digital versatile disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips and Sony in 1995.
is a 1996 survival horror adventure video game for the Sega Saturn, developed by WARP and directed by Kenji Eno.
Final Fantasy VII is a 1997 role-playing video game developed by Square for the PlayStation console.
Final Fantasy VIII is a role-playing video game developed and published by Square for the PlayStation console.
Firefox is a single player arcade laserdisc game based on the 1982 Clint Eastwood movie of the same name.
Flash Video is a container file format used to deliver digital video content (e.g., TV shows, movies, etc.) over the Internet using Adobe Flash Player version 6 and newer.
The GameCube is a home video game console released by Nintendo in Japan and North America in 2001 and Europe and Australia in 2002.
GD-ROM (an abbreviation of "Gigabyte Disc Read-Only Memory") is a proprietary optical disc format originally used for the Dreamcast video game console, as well as its arcade counterpart, the Sega NAOMI and select Triforce arcade board titles.
is a science fiction manga that began in 1967.
Graeme Devine is a computer game designer and programmer who co-founded Trilobyte, created bestselling games The 7th Guest and The 11th Hour, and helped design id Software's Quake III Arena.
The Halcyon is a home video game console by RDI Video Systems.
A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is an electromechanical data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.
ISTAR stands for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance.
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.
The Laser Clay Shooting System (レーザークレー射撃システム) is a light gun shooting simulation game created by Nintendo in 1973.
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.
LaserDisc (abbreviated as LD) is a home video format and the first commercial optical disc storage medium, initially licensed, sold and marketed as MCA DiscoVision in the United States in 1978.
The Leland Corporation was a manufacturer of several arcade video games in the 1980s and early 1990s.
A light gun is a pointing device for computers and a control device for arcade and video games, typically shaped to resemble a pistol.
As a hit-driven business, the great majority of the video game industry's software releases have been commercial failures.
This is a list of interactive movies grouped by original year of release.
Live action is a form of cinematography or videography that uses actors and actresses instead of animation or animated pictures.
Mad Dog McCree is the first live-action laserdisc video game released by American Laser Games.
Media circus is a colloquial metaphor, or idiom, describing a news event for which the level of media coverage — measured by such factors as the number of reporters at the scene and the amount of material broadcast or published — is perceived to be excessive or out of proportion to the event being covered.
In multimedia, Motion JPEG (M-JPEG or MJPEG) is a video compression format in which each video frame or interlaced field of a digital video sequence is compressed separately as a JPEG image.
MPEG-1 is a standard for lossy compression of video and audio.
MPEG-2 (a.k.a. H.222/H.262 as defined by the ITU) is a standard for "the generic coding of moving pictures and associated audio information".
Multimedia is content that uses a combination of different content forms such as text, audio, images, animations, video and interactive content.
Need for Speed is an online open world racing video game developed by Ghost Games and published by Electronic Arts, released for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in November 2015, and released on Origin for Microsoft Windows on March 15, 2016.
Night Trap is an interactive movie video game developed by Digital Pictures and originally released by Sega for the Sega CD in 1992.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.
Obduction is an adventure video game developed by Cyan Worlds.
On2 Technologies, formerly known as The Duck Corporation, was a small publicly traded company (on the American Stock Exchange), founded in New York City in 1992 and headquartered in Clifton Park, New York, that designed video codec technology.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
Phantasmagoria (also fantasmagorie, fantasmagoria) was a form of horror theatre that (among other techniques) used one or more magic lanterns to project frightening images such as skeletons, demons, and ghosts onto walls, smoke, or semi-transparent screens, typically using rear projection to keep the lantern out of sight.
Phantasmagoria is a point-and-click adventure game designed by Roberta Williams for MS-DOS and Microsoft Windows.
Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh (also known as Phantasmagoria 2) is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure game released in 1996 by Sierra On-Line.
The Philips CD-i (an abbreviation of Compact Disc Interactive) is an interactive multimedia CD player developed and marketed by Royal Philips Electronics N.V., who supported it from December 1991 into the late 1990s.
commonly referred to as Pioneer, is a Japanese multinational corporation based in Tokyo, Japan that specializes in digital entertainment products.
Pixelization (British English, pixelisation) or Mosaic is any technique used in editing images or video, whereby an image is blurred by displaying part or all of it at a markedly lower resolution.
is a gaming brand that consists of four home video game consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines.
The PlayStation (officially abbreviated to PS, and commonly known as the PS1 or its codename, PSX) is a home video game console developed and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
Police Quest are a series of police simulation video games produced and published by Sierra On-Line between 1987 and 1998.
QuickTime is an extensible multimedia framework developed by Apple Inc., capable of handling various formats of digital video, picture, sound, panoramic images, and interactivity.
Robert Longo (born January 7, 1953) is an American painter and sculptor.
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.
Sega-AM2 Co., Ltd. (doing business as Sega AM R&D Division 2, commonly referred to as Sega AM2) is a division of Japanese video game developer Sega.
The Sega CD, released as the in most regions outside North America and Brazil, 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 is a 32-bit fifth-generation home video game console developed by Sega and released on November 22, 1994 in Japan, May 11, 1995 in North America, and July 8, 1995 in Europe.
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.
Skype is a telecommunications application software product that specializes in providing video chat and voice calls between computers, tablets, mobile devices, the Xbox One console, and smartwatches via the Internet and to regular telephones.
Smacker video is a video file format (with the.SMK file extension) developed by RAD Game Tools, and primarily used for full-motion video in video games.
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.
Space Ace is a laserdisc video game produced by Bluth Group, Cinematronics and Advanced Microcomputer Systems (later renamed RDI Video Systems).
In computer graphics, a sprite is a two-dimensional bitmap that is integrated into a larger scene.
Star Trek: Borg is an interactive movie PC game and audiobook set in the Star Trek universe.
Star Trek: Klingon is an interactive movie video game set in the Star Trek universe.
Star Wars Rogue Squadron III: Rebel Strike is an action video game developed by Factor 5 and published by LucasArts for the Nintendo GameCube.
Tesla Effect: A Tex Murphy Adventure (developed under the working title Project Fedora) is the sixth game in the Tex Murphy series of detective adventure games, developed by Big Finish Games and published by Atlus.
Thayer's Quest is a laserdisc adventure game initially developed by RDI Video Systems in 1984 for their unreleased Halcyon console and later in arcades as a conversion kit for Dragon's Lair.
The 11th Hour is a 1995 interactive movie puzzle adventure game with a horror setting.
The 7th Guest, produced by Trilobyte and originally released by Virgin Interactive Entertainment in, is an interactive movie puzzle adventure game.
The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery (also known as Gabriel Knight 2: The Beast Within) is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure game released by Sierra On-Line in 1995.
The X-Files Game is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure video game developed by HyperBole Studios and first published by Fox Interactive.
Theora is a free lossy video compression format.
Time Gal is an interactive movie video game developed and published by Taito, and originally released in Japan for the arcades in 1985.
Time Traveler or Hologram Time Traveler is a laserdisc FMV arcade game released in 1991 by Sega and designed by Dragon's Lair creator Rick Dyer.
Tradewest was an American video game company based in Corsicana, Texas that produced numerous games in the 1980s and early 1990s.
In data compression and psychoacoustics, transparency is the result of lossy data compression accurate enough that the compressed result is perceptually indistinguishable from the uncompressed input.
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.
, formerly known as, is a Japanese manufacturer of pachinko, slot machines, arcade games and other gaming products, and a publisher of video games.
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.
Voyeur is an interactive movie video game released in 1993 for the Philips CD-i. MS-DOS and Macintosh computer ports were later released.
WebM is an audiovisual media file format.
Westwood Studios, Inc. was an American video game developer, based in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Windows 95 (codenamed Chicago) is a consumer-oriented operating system developed by Microsoft.
Windows Media Video (WMV) is a series of video codecs and their corresponding video coding formats developed by Microsoft.
Wing Commander III: Heart of the Tiger is the third main game in Chris Roberts' Wing Commander science fiction space combat simulation video game series, developed and released by Origin Systems.
Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom is the fourth main game in the Wing Commander science fiction space combat simulator video game series, produced by Origin Systems and released by Electronic Arts for the PC in 1996 and the Sony PlayStation in 1997 (the game was also released on the North American PlayStation Network Store in 2009).
Xiph.Org Foundation is a non-profit organization that produces free multimedia formats and software tools.
32-bit microcomputers are computers in which 32-bit microprocessors are the norm.
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.
In 3D computer graphics, 3D modeling (or three-dimensional modeling) is the process of developing a mathematical representation of any surface of an object (either inanimate or living) in three dimensions via specialized software.
The 3DO Interactive Multiplayer, often called simply the 3DO, is a home video game console platform developed by The 3DO Company.