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The action-adventure video game genre includes video games that combine core elements from the action and adventure genres.
Amherst is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States.
Anaglyph 3D is the name given to the stereoscopic 3D effect achieved by means of encoding each eye's image using filters of different (usually chromatically opposite) colors, typically red and cyan.
AOL (formerly a company known as AOL Inc., originally known as America Online, and stylized as Aol.) is a web portal and online service provider based in New York.
Apprentice Adept is a heptalogy of fantasy and science fiction novels written by English American author Piers Anthony.
ASCII, abbreviated from American Standard Code for Information Interchange, is a character encoding standard for electronic communication.
Autodesk Animator, also known as Ani Pro, PJ Paint, PJ, was a 2D computer animation and painting program in 1989 for PC with MS-DOS.
The Benelux Union (Benelux Unie; Union Benelux) is a politico-economic union of three neighbouring states in western Europe: Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
is a 2009 action-adventure video game, part of the Bionic Commando series.
A bulletin board system or BBS (also called Computer Bulletin Board Service, CBBS) is a computer server running software that allows users to connect to the system using a terminal program.
A CD-ROM is a pre-pressed optical compact disc which contains data.
CompuServe (CompuServe Information Service, also known by its initialism CIS) was the first major commercial online service provider in the United States.
Computer Gaming World (CGW) was an American computer game magazine published between 1981 and 2006.
CES (formerly an acronym for Consumer Electronics Show but now the official name) is an annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association.
The Creative Music File (CMF) is a synthesised music file format, similar to MIDI, designed by Creative Labs for use with their Sound Blaster cards.
Creative Technology Ltd. is a Singapore-based global company headquartered in Jurong East, Singapore.
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.
Deluxe Paint, often referred to as DPaint, is a bitmap graphics editor series created by Dan Silva for Electronic Arts.
DeluxePaint Animation is a 1990 graphics editor and animation creation package for MS-DOS, based on the Commodore Amiga's Deluxe Paint.
The demoscene is an international computer art subculture focused on producing demos: self-contained, sometimes extremely small, computer programs that produce audio-visual presentations.
A game creation system (GCS) is a consumer-targeted game engine and a set of specialized design tools (and sometimes a light scripting language), engineered for the rapid iteration of user-derived video games.
Game Genie is the name of a line of video game cheat cartridges originally designed by Codemasters and sold by Camerica and Galoob.
GameMaker is an all-in one game creation system for Mac OS 7.5 and up (including Mac OS X), written by Al Staffieri Jr.
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.
Garry Kitchen's GameMaker is an IDE for the Commodore 64, Apple II, and IBM PCs, created by Garry Kitchen and released by Activision in 1985.
The Graphics Interchange Format, better known by its acronym GIF, is a bitmap image format that was developed by a team at the bulletin board service (BBS) provider CompuServe led by American computer scientist Steve Wilhite on June 15, 1987.
GitHub Inc. is a web-based hosting service for version control using Git.
An independent video game, or an indie game, is a video game that is often created without the financial support of a publisher, although some games funded by a publisher are still considered "indie".
Kennebunkport is a town in York County, Maine, United States.
LHA is a freeware compression utility and associated file format.
Maine is a U.S. state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
Metroid is an action game franchise created by Nintendo.
The MIT License is a permissive free software license originating at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
MOD is a computer file format used primarily to represent music, and was the first module file format.
MS-DOS (acronym for Microsoft Disk Operating System) is an operating system for x86-based personal computers mostly developed by Microsoft.
NetHack is a single-player roguelike video game originally released in 1987 with ASCII graphics.
New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
A non-player character (NPC) in a game is any character that is not controlled by a player.
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 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.
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.
Seiklus (Estonian for adventure) is a platform game for Microsoft Windows.
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.
Slender: The Eight Pages is a freeware indie-developed first-person survival horror video game released in June 2012 as a beta for Microsoft Windows and OS X, utilizing the Unity engine.
Sonic the Hedgehog is a video game franchise created and produced by Sega.
The Sound Blaster family of sound cards was the de facto standard for consumer audio on the IBM PC compatible system platform, until the widespread transition to Microsoft Windows 95, which standardized the programming interface at application level (eliminating the importance of backward compatibility with Sound Blaster), and the evolution in PC design led to onboard motherboard-audio, which commoditized PC audio functionality.
In computing, source code is any collection of code, possibly with comments, written using a human-readable programming language, usually as plain text.
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System video game console.
Video Graphics Array (VGA) is the display hardware first introduced with the IBM PS/2 line of computers in 1987, following CGA and EGA introduced in earlier IBM personal computers.
VideoGames & Computer Entertainment (abbreviated as VG&CE) was an American magazine dedicated to covering video games on computers, home consoles and arcades.
Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning (officially abbreviated as WARMythic Entertainment (2007).. Mythic Entertainment. Retrieved on 2007-02-01.) was a massively multiplayer online role-playing game based on Games Workshop's Warhammer Fantasy setting.
Windows 3.1x (codenamed Janus) is a series of 16-bit operating environments produced by Microsoft for use on personal computers.
WYSIWYG is an acronym for "what you see is what you get".
1995 has seen many sequels and prequels in video games and several new titles such as Mario's Picross, Chrono Trigger, Mega Man 7, Rayman, Twisted Metal, Star Wars: Dark Forces, Destruction Derby and Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island.