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The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is a non-profit organization of industry professionals, which organize the annual D.I.C.E. ("Design Innovate Communicate Entertain") Summit which includes the presentations of the D.I.C.E. Awards.
The action-adventure video game genre includes video games that combine core elements from the action and adventure genres.
All Media Network (formerly All Media Guide (AMG) and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllMovie, AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel and Celebified.
Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm.
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.
Bloom (sometimes referred to as light bloom or glow) is a computer graphics effect used in video games, demos, and high dynamic range rendering (HDRR) to reproduce an imaging artifact of real-world cameras.
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is an adventure game developed by Starbreeze Studios and published by 505 Games for Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, iOS, Android and Windows Phone.
Carnegie Mellon University (commonly known as CMU) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Computer and Video Games (CVG, C&VG or C+VG) was a UK-based video game magazine, published in its original form between 1981 and 2004.
A cult following is a group of fans who are highly dedicated to a work of culture, often referred to as a cult classic.
In film and video, a cutaway shot is the interruption of a continuously filmed action by inserting a view of something else.
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.
Development hell or development limbo is media industry jargon for a project that remains in development (often moving between different crews, scripts, or studios) without progressing to completion.
Edge is a multi-format video game magazine published by Future plc in the United Kingdom, which publishes 13 issues of the magazine per year.
is a Japanese video game designer, director and producer, who works for Nintendo as the series producer and manager of The Legend of Zelda.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2009 (E3 2009) was the 15th Electronic Entertainment Expo held.
The Emotion Engine is a central processing unit developed and manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment and Toshiba for use in the PlayStation 2 video game console.
is a 1996 survival horror adventure video game for the Sega Saturn, developed by WARP and directed by Kenji Eno.
Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.
is a line of Japanese video game magazines published by Enterbrain, Inc. and Tokuma.
Fez (stylized as FEZ) is an indie puzzle-platform video game developed by Polytron Corporation and published by Trapdoor.
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.
is a Japanese video game designer.
Future plc is a British media company founded in 1985.
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.
is a manga written and drawn by Leiji Matsumoto, later adapted into a number of anime films and television series.
Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.
The Game Developers Choice Awards are awards annually presented at the Game Developers Conference for outstanding game developers and games.
Game Revolution (formerly Game-Revolution) or GR is a gaming website created in 1996.
GamePro was an American multiplatform video game magazine media company that published online and print content covering the video game industry, video game hardware and video game software.
A gamer is a person who plays interactive games, either video games, skill-based card games and plays for usually long periods of time.
GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.
GameSpy was a provider of online multiplayer and matchmaking middleware for video games.
Giorgio de Chirico (10 July 1888 – 20 November 1978) was an Italian artist and writer.
Grand Theft Auto III is an action-adventure video game developed by DMA Design and published by Rockstar Games.
The griffin, griffon, or gryphon (Greek: γρύφων, grýphōn, or γρύπων, grýpōn, early form γρύψ, grýps; gryphus) is a legendary creature with the body, tail, and back legs of a lion; the head and wings of an eagle; and an eagle's talons as its front feet.
Guillermo del Toro Gómez (born October 9, 1964) is a Mexican filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, author and former special effects makeup artist.
Half-Life (stylized HλLF-LIFE) is a series of first-person shooter games developed and published by Valve.
Halo: Combat Evolved is a 2001 military science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie and published by Microsoft Game Studios.
A head-up display or heads-up display, also known as a HUD, is any transparent display that presents data without requiring users to look away from their usual viewpoints.
is a Japanese video game designer, screenwriter, director, and game producer.
is a Japanese video game director and designer who is the president of the game development company, FromSoftware.
HMV Retail Ltd. is an entertainment retailing company (registered in England) operating in the United Kingdom.
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.
Immersion into virtual reality is a perception of being physically present in a non-physical world.
International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is the professional association for over 12,000 video and computer game developers worldwide.
The Italians (Italiani) are a Latin European ethnic group and nation native to the Italian peninsula.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
Jonathan Richard Guy Greenwood (born 5 November 1971) is an English musician and composer.
Jordan Mechner (born June 4, 1964) is an American video game designer, author, screenwriter, and filmmaker.
(May 5, 1970 – February 20, 2013) was a Japanese musician and video game designer.
is the producer of Sony Interactive Entertainment's Product Development Department #1 division.
Kevin Michael Misher is an American movie producer and former film executive.
A keyframe in animation and filmmaking is a drawing that defines the starting and ending points of any smooth transition.
Lemmings is a puzzle-platformer video game originally developed by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis for the Amiga in 1991 and later ported for numerous other platforms.
Libera is an all-boy English vocal group directed by Robert Prizeman.
LightWave 3D is a 3D computer graphics software developed by NewTek.
This is a list of video games that have consistently been ranked among the best of all time by video game journalists and critics.
LittleBigPlanet (LBP) is a puzzle platform video game series created by Media Molecule and published by Sony Computer Entertainment on multiple PlayStation platforms.
are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.
Marc Laidlaw (born 1960) is an American writer of science fiction and horror, and a former scriptwriter with Valve Corporation.
Media Molecule Ltd. is a British first-party video game developer based in Guildford in Surrey.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty is an action-adventure stealth game developed and published by Konami for the PlayStation 2 in 2001.
Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater is an action-adventure stealth video game produced by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan for the PlayStation 2.
is a Japanese composer who has worked on several video games, films, and televisions.
is a Japanese voice actress.
Miyuki Miyabe (宮部 みゆき Miyabe Miyuki, born December 23, 1960) is a popular contemporary Japanese author active in a number of genres that include science fiction, mystery fiction, historical fiction, social commentary, and young adult literature.
MobyGames is a commercial website that catalogs video games both past and present.
Motion capture (Mo-cap for short) is the process of recording the movement of objects or people.
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.
Naughty Dog, LLC (formerly JAM Software, Inc.) is an American first-party video game developer based in Santa Monica, California.
A novelization (or novelisation) is a derivative novel that adapts the story of a work created for another medium, such as a film, TV series, comic book or video game.
The PAL region (PAL being short for Phase Alternating Line) is a television publication territory that covers most of Asia, Africa, Europe, South America and Oceania.
In cinematography and photography panning means swivelling a still or video camera horizontally from a fixed position.
Papo & Yo is a fantasy adventure video game, released on August 14, 2012 on the PlayStation 3 via the PlayStation Network and since April 18, 2013 on Microsoft Windows through Steam.
Petrifaction, or petrification as defined as turning people to stone, is also a common theme in folklore and mythology, as well as in some works of modern fiction.
A platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre and subgenre of action game.
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.
The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation 4 (PS4) is an eighth-generation home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment.
PlayStation Blog (also stylized as PlayStation.Blog) is a PlayStation focused blog.
PlayStation Network (PSN) is a digital media entertainment service provided by Sony Interactive Entertainment.
PlayStation Official Magazine – UK, generally abbreviated as OPM, is a magazine based in the United Kingdom that covers PlayStation news, originally created in Winter 2006.
The PlayStation Vita (officially abbreviated PS Vita or Vita) is a handheld game console developed and released by Sony Computer Entertainment.
A prequel is a literary, dramatic, or cinematic work whose story precedes that of a previous work, by focusing on events that occur before the original narrative.
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.
Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985.
Remote Play is a feature of Sony video game consoles that allows the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 to transmit its video and audio output to a PlayStation Portable or PlayStation Vita.
is a Japanese actress and voice actress from Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
Rime is an adventure puzzle video game developed by Tequila Works.
A sarcophagus (plural, sarcophagi) is a box-like funeral receptacle for a corpse, most commonly carved in stone, and usually displayed above ground, though it may also be buried.
A saved game (also sometimes called a game save, savegame, savefile, save point, or simply save) is a piece of digitally stored information about the progress of a player in a video game.
A screenplay writer (also called screenwriter for short), scriptwriter or scenarist is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs, comics or video games, are based.
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.
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.
In the history of video games, the seventh generation includes consoles released since late by Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony Computer Entertainment.
Shacknews, commonly referred to as "The Shack", is a website offering news, features, editorial content, and forums relating to computer games and console games.
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.
Sony Interactive Entertainment Japan Studio is the Japanese first-party video game production and development arm of the parent company Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), most well known for the Ape Escape, LocoRoco, Patapon, Gravity Rush, and Knack series, among other titles.
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.
Sony Music Entertainment (SME) is a Japanese-owned global music conglomerate owned by Sony and incorporated as a general partnership of Sony Music Holdings Inc. through Sony Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America. (in Japanese), Sony Corporation The company was first founded in 1929 as American Record Corporation and renamed Columbia Recording Corporation in 1938, following its acquisition by the Columbia Broadcasting System. In 1966, the company was reorganized to become CBS Records, and Sony Corporation bought the company in 1988, renaming it under its current name in 1991. In 2004, Sony and Bertelsmann established a 50-50 joint venture called Sony BMG Music Entertainment, which transferred the businesses of Sony Music and Bertelsmann Music Group into one entity. However, in 2008, Sony acquired Bertelsmann's stake, and the company reverted to the SME name shortly after; the buyout allowed Sony to acquire all of BMG's labels, including former Columbia Pictures subsidiary Arista Records as well as RCA Records, and led to the dissolution of BMG, which instead relaunched as BMG Rights Management. Sony Music Entertainment is the second largest of the "Big Three" record companies in the world, behind Universal Music Group (UMG) and ahead of Warner Music Group (WMG). Sony's music publishing division is the world's largest music publisher after the acquisition of EMI. It also owns SYCO Entertainment, which operates some of the world's most successful reality TV format including Got Talent and The X Factor.
The is a series of action role-playing video games created and developed by FromSoftware.
A soundtrack, also written sound track, can be recorded music accompanying and synchronized to the images of a motion picture, book, television program or video game; a commercially released soundtrack album of music as featured in the soundtrack of a film, video or television presentation; or the physical area of a film that contains the synchronized recorded sound.
A spiritual successor, sometimes called a spiritual sequel, is a successor to a work of fiction which does not build upon the storyline established by a previous work as do most traditional prequels or sequels, yet features many of the same elements, themes, and styles as its source material, thereby resulting in it being related or similar "in spirit" to its predecessor.
Stereoscopy (also called stereoscopics, or stereo imaging) is a technique for creating or enhancing the illusion of depth in an image by means of stereopsis for binocular vision.
Team Ico was a Japanese video game development studio led by game designer Fumito Ueda.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Last Guardian is an action-adventure game developed by SIE Japan Studio and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for the PlayStation 4.
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii and GameCube home video game consoles.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Nostalgia of the Infinite is a painting by the Italian metaphysical painter Giorgio de Chirico.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
Tomb Raider, also known as Lara Croft: Tomb Raider between 2001 and 2007, is a media franchise that originated with an action-adventure video game series created by British gaming company Core Design.
Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception is an action-adventure video game developed by Naughty Dog and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3.
Video game journalism is a branch of journalism concerned with the reporting and discussion of video games.
Video game music is the soundtrack that accompanies video games.
The concept of video games as a form of art is a controversial topic within the entertainment industry.
is a series of fighting games created by Sega studio AM2 and designers Yu Suzuki and Seiichi Ishii.
In 3D video games, a virtual camera system aims at controlling a camera or a set of cameras to display a view of a 3D virtual world.
VIZ Media LLC is an American manga and anime distribution and entertainment company headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
1UP.com was an American entertainment website that focused on video games.
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.