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An angel investor (also known as a business angel, informal investor, angel funder, private investor, or seed investor) is an affluent individual who provides capital for a business start-up, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
Battlefield 2 is a 2005 first-person shooter military simulator video game, developed by Digital Illusions CE, with contributions by Trauma Studios, and published by Electronic Arts exclusively for Microsoft Windows as the third game in the ''Battlefield'' series.
Battlefield 2142 is a 2006 first-person shooter video game developed by EA DICE and published by Electronic Arts.
Bungie, Inc. is an American video game developer located in Bellevue, Washington, United States.
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
Computer Gaming World (CGW) was an American computer game magazine published between 1981 and 2006.
Crysis is a first-person shooter video game series developed by German developer Crytek and published by Electronic Arts.
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.
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California.
Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is a monthly American video game magazine.
Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.
Game Informer (GI) is an American monthly video game magazine featuring articles, news, strategy, and reviews of video games and associated consoles.
Games for Windows: The Official Magazine was a monthly computer game magazine published by Ziff Davis Media, licensing the Games for Windows brand from Microsoft Corporation.
GameSpy Arcade was a shareware multiplayer game server browsing utility.
GameSpy Technology (also known as GameSpy Industries, Inc.), a division of Glu Mobile, was the developer of the GameSpy Technology product, a suite of middleware tools, software, and services for use in the computer and video game industry.
Glu Mobile Inc. is a developer and publisher of mobile games for smartphone and tablet devices.
Gnutella (possibly by analogy with the GNU Project) is a large peer-to-peer network.
Halo: Combat Evolved is a 2001 military science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Microsoft Game Studios.
Hexen II is a dark fantasy first-person shooter video game developed by Raven Software from 1996 to 1997, published by id Software and distributed by Activision.
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.
iTunes is a media player, media library, Internet radio broadcaster, and mobile device management application developed by Apple Inc. It was announced on January 9, 2001.
Kickstarter is an American public-benefit corporation based in Brooklyn, New York, that maintains a global crowdfunding platform focused on creativity and merchandising.
Mark Surfas founded GameSpy Industries, a network of computer and video game Web sites and online video game-related services.
In multiplayer games, matchmaking is the process of connecting players together for online play sessions.
Michael S. Ovitz (born December 14, 1946) is an American businessman, investor, and philanthropist.
Microsoft Flight Simulator X (abbreviated to FSX) is a 2006 flight simulation computer game originally developed for, and published by Microsoft Game Studios for Microsoft Windows.
Middleware is computer software that provides services to software applications beyond those available from the operating system.
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.
MP3 (formally MPEG-1 Audio Layer III or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III) is an audio coding format for digital audio.
Mplayer, referred to as Mplayer.com by 1998, was a free online PC gaming service and community that operated from late 1996 until early 2001.
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.
Napster is the name given to three music-focused online services.
A nerd is a person seen as overly intellectual, obsessive, introvert or lacking social skills.
Neverwinter Nights is a third-person role-playing video game developed by BioWare.
The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.
The Nintendo DS, or simply DS, is a dual-screen handheld game console developed and released by Nintendo.
(commonly abbreviated WFC) was an online multiplayer gaming service run by Nintendo to provide free online play in compatible Nintendo DS and Wii games.
Nullsoft, Inc. was a software house founded in Sedona, Arizona in 1997 by Justin Frankel.
Peer-to-peer (P2P) computing or networking is a distributed application architecture that partitions tasks or workloads between peers.
Planet Half-Life (often abbreviated to PHL) is a gaming website owned by IGN and its subsidiary GameSpy.
The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
Quake is a first-person shooter video game, developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996.
The Quake engine is the game engine developed by id Software to power their 1996 video game Quake.
QuakeWorld (abbreviated QW) is an update to id Software's seminal multiplayer deathmatch game, Quake, that enhances the game's multiplayer features (namely UDP support) to allow people with dial-up modems to achieve greatly improved responsiveness when playing on Internet game servers.
Roger Wilco was one of the first voice-over-IP client programs designed primarily for use with online multiplayer video games.
Ronald Wayne Burkle (born November 12, 1952) is an American investor and philanthropist.
Saints Row 2 is a 2008 open world action-adventure video game developed by Volition and published by THQ.
In computing, a server is a computer program or a device that provides functionality for other programs or devices, called "clients".
SHOUTcast DNAS is cross-platform proprietary software for streaming media over the Internet.
Sniper Elite (also known as Sniper Elite: Berlin 1945) is a third-person tactical shooter stealth video game developed by Rebellion Developments and published by MC2 France in Europe and by Namco Hometek in North America, in 2005.
A software development kit (SDK or devkit) is typically a set of software development tools that allows the creation of applications for a certain software package, software framework, hardware platform, computer system, video game console, operating system, or similar development platform.
Star Wars: Battlefront is a series of first- and third-person shooter video games based on the Star Wars films.
Steam is a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation, which offers digital rights management (DRM), multiplayer gaming, video streaming and social networking services.
A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.
TeamSpeak is a proprietary voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP) application for audio communication between users on a chat channel, much like a telephone conference call.
Ventrilo (or Vent for short) is a proprietary VoIP software that includes text chat.
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 genre is a classification assigned to a video game based on its gameplay interaction rather than visual or narrative differences.
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.
The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft.
The Yucaipa Companies, LLC is an American private equity firm founded in 1986 by Ronald Burkle.
ZDNet is a business technology news website published by CBS Interactive, along with TechRepublic.
Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.
1UP.com was an American entertainment website that focused on video games.
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