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Ace of Spades is a team-based first-person shooter and voxel-based sandbox video game developed and published by Jagex.
Adobe Flash is a deprecated multimedia software platform used for production of animations, rich Internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications, mobile games and embedded web browser video players.
Andrew Christopher Gower (born c.1978) is a British computer programmer and businessman.
In computing, an avatar is the graphical representation of the user or the user's alter ego or character.
The black rhinoceros or hook-lipped rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis) is a species of rhinoceros, native to eastern and southern Africa including Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Block N Load is a team-based first-person shooter and voxel-based sandbox video game developed and published by Jagex in conjunction with Artplant.
A browser game is a computer game that is played over the Internet using a web browser.
Cambridge is a university city and the county town of Cambridgeshire, England, on the River Cam approximately north of London.
A casual game is a video game targeted at or used by casual gamers.
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.
The chief operating officer (COO), also called the chief operations officer, is one of the highest-ranking executive positions in an organization, comprising part of the "C-Suite".
A Chief Technology Officer (CTO), sometimes known as a Chief Technical Officer, is an executive-level position in a company or other entity whose occupation is focused on scientific and technological issues within an organization.
Chinese mythology refers to myths found in the historical geographic area of China: these include myths in Chinese and other languages, as transmitted by Han Chinese and other ethnic groups, which have their own languages and myths.
A client is a piece of computer hardware or software that accesses a service made available by a server.
Conversation is interactive communication between two or more people.
A Design brief is a document for a design project developed by a person or team (the 'designer' or 'design team') in consultation with the 'client'.
Develop is a monthly trade magazine for the video games industry.
In the video game industry, digital distribution is the process of delivering video game content as digital information, without the exchange or purchase of new physical media.
The dot-com bubble (also known as the dot-com boom, the dot-com crash, the Y2K crash, the Y2K bubble, the tech bubble, the Internet bubble, the dot-com collapse, and the information technology bubble) was a historic economic bubble and period of excessive speculation that occurred roughly from 1997 to 2001, a period of extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.
An experience point (often abbreviated to exp or XP) is a unit of measurement used in tabletop role-playing games (RPGs) and role-playing video games to quantify a player character's progression through the game.
Facebook is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California.
Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.
A fictional universe is a self-consistent setting with events, and often other elements, that differ from the real world.
Free-to-play (F2P or FtP) video games are games that give players access to a significant portion of their content without paying.
FunOrb is a casual gaming site created by Jagex.
Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.
Game Informer (GI) is an American monthly video game magazine featuring articles, news, strategy, and reviews of video games and associated consoles.
This is a glossary of video game terms which lists the general terms as commonly used in Wikipedia articles related to video games and its industry.
The Golden Joystick Awards, also known as the People's Gaming Awards, is a video game award ceremony; it awards the best video games of the year, as voted for originally by the British general public, but can now be voted on by anyone online.
Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.
Hasbro, Inc. (an abbreviation of its original name, Hassenfeld Brothers) is an American multinational toy and board game company, It is the largest toy maker in the world in terms of stock market value, and third largest with revenues of approximately $5.12 billion.
Herotopia is a Flash-based MMORPG created by United States developer Herotainment.
Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) is the standard markup language for creating web pages and web applications.
Hyper Hippo Productions is a Canadian online video game and software development company.
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.
Incremental games (also known as idle games, clicker games, or clicking games) are video games whose gameplay consists of the player performing simple actions such as clicking on the screen repeatedly ("grinding") to earn currency.
Insight Venture Partners is an American venture capital and private equity firm based in New York City.
Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect, and primarily encompasses copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
iPad is a line of tablet computers designed, developed and marketed by Apple Inc., which run the iOS mobile operating system.
iPhone is a line of smartphones designed and marketed by Apple Inc. The iPhone line of products use Apple's iOS mobile operating system software.
The iPod Touch (stylized and marketed as iPod touch) is an iOS-based all-purpose mobile device designed and marketed by Apple Inc. with a touchscreen-controlled user interface.
Java is a general-purpose computer-programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.
JavaOne was an annual conference first organized in 1996 by Sun Microsystems to discuss Java technologies, primarily among Java developers.
Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game (MMORTS) mixes the genres of real-time strategy and massively multiplayer online games, possibly in the form of web browser-based games, in which a very large number of players interact with one another within a virtual world.
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.
Microtransaction (sometimes abbreviated as MTX) is a business model where users can purchase virtual goods via micropayments.
A minigame (also spelled mini-game or mini game, sometimes called a subgame or microgame) is a short video game often contained within another video game, and sometimes in application software or on a display of any form of hardware.
A non-player character (NPC) in a game is any character that is not controlled by a player.
A video game with nonlinear gameplay presents players with challenges that can be completed in a number of different sequences.
Old School RuneScape (OSRS) is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed and published by Jagex.
An online game is a video game that is either partially or primarily played through the Internet or any other computer network available.
Pay to play, sometimes pay for play, is a phrase used for a variety of situations in which money is exchanged for services or the privilege to engage in certain activities.
PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like cheques and money orders.
Planetarion (commonly referred to as PA) is a browser-based massively multiplayer online game.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
The Queen's Awards for Enterprise is an awards programme for British businesses and other organizations who excel at international trade, innovation or sustainable development.
A quest, or mission, is a task in video games that a player-controlled character, party, or group of characters may complete in order to gain a reward.
RuneScape is a fantasy MMORPG developed and published by Jagex, which released in January 2001.
Science fiction (often shortened to Sci-Fi or SF) is a genre of speculative fiction, typically dealing with imaginative concepts such as advanced science and technology, spaceflight, time travel, and extraterrestrial life.
Spectrum Equity is an American growth equity firm that invests in businesses related to the information economy.
St John's Innovation Centre (SJIC) is a business incubator in Cambridge, England.
Steam is a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation, which offers digital rights management (DRM), multiplayer gaming, video streaming and social networking services.
Stellar Dawn was an upcoming browser-based sci-fi themed MMORPG under development by UK game developer Jagex.
A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company"daughter company.
A superhero (sometimes rendered super-hero or super hero or Super) is a type of heroic stock character, usually possessing supernatural or superhuman powers, who is dedicated to fighting the evil of his/her universe, protecting the public, and usually battling supervillains.
The Independent Game Developers' Association (TIGA) is a trade association representing the business and commercial interests of some video and computer game developers in the UK and Europe.
Since 2001, the Sunday Times newspaper has published annual lists of the best companies to work for in the UK.
A tie-in work is a work of fiction or other product based on a media property such as a film, video game, television series, board game, web site, role-playing game or literary property.
is a media franchise produced by American toy company Hasbro and Japanese toy company Takara Tomy.
Transformers Universe was a multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) developed by British game developer Jagex in partnership with American toy company Hasbro.
Unity is a cross-platform game engine developed by Unity Technologies, first announced and released in June 2005 at Apple Inc.'s Worldwide Developers Conference as an OS X-exclusive game engine.
A video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.
A variety of computer graphic techniques have been used to display video game content throughout the history of video games.
The video game industry is the economic sector involved in the development, marketing, and monetization of video games.
A video game publisher is a company that publishes video games that have been developed either internally by the publisher or externally by a video game developer.
War of Legends was a massively multiplayer online strategy game set in "a world of ancient Chinese mythology" and was published by Jagex on January 19, 2010.
The white rhinoceros or square-lipped rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) is the largest extant species of rhinoceros.
3D rendering is the 3D computer graphics process of automatically converting 3D wire frame models into 2D images on a computer.
8realms was a Browser based empire-building Massively multiplayer online real-time strategy game developed by Jagex.
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