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Action role-playing video games (abbreviated action RPG or ARPG) are a subgenre of role-playing video games.
The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224, is a spiral galaxy approximately 780 kiloparsecs (2.5 million light-years) from Earth, and the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way.
Anthem is an upcoming online multiplayer action role-playing video game being developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts.
Artificial intelligence (AI, also machine intelligence, MI) is intelligence demonstrated by machines, in contrast to the natural intelligence (NI) displayed by humans and other animals.
In video games, artificial intelligence is used to generate responsive, adaptive or intelligent behaviors primarily in non-player characters (NPCs), similar to human-like intelligence.
Beenox is a video game developer established in 2000 in Quebec City, Canada.
Benjamin Richard "Yahtzee" Croshaw (born 24 May 1983) is a British comedic writer, video game journalist, humorist, author, and video game developer.
BioWare is a Canadian video game developer located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Blade Runner is a 1982 American-Hong Kong neo-noir science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Hampton Fancher and David Peoples, and starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, and Edward James Olmos.
In video gaming, a boss is a significant computer-controlled enemy.
The Canadian dollar (symbol: $; code: CAD; dollar canadien) is the currency of Canada.
In fiction, canon is the material accepted as officially part of the story in the fictional universe of that story.
Casey Hudson is a Canadian video game developer, known for his work at several of BioWare's video games, and mainly the Mass Effect trilogy as game director.
CD Projekt S.A. is a Polish video game publisher and distributor based in Warsaw, founded in May 1994 by Marcin Iwiński and Michał Kiciński.
In role-playing games (RPG), a character class is a job or profession commonly used to differentiate the abilities of different game characters.
Christine Helen Lakin (born January 25, 1979) is an American actress.
Clarence J. "Clancy" Brown III (born January 5, 1959) is an American actor and voice actor known for his roles as the Kurgan in the fantasy film Highlander (1986), Captain Byron Hadley in the prison drama film The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Career Sergeant Charles Zim in the sci-fi film Starship Troopers (1997) and Brother Justin Crowe in the television series Carnivàle (2003–2005).
Commander Shepard is the player character in BioWare's Mass Effect game trilogy: Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, and Mass Effect 3.
Cooperative gameplay (often abbreviated as co-op) is a feature in video games that allows players to work together as teammates, usually against one or more AI opponents.
A cover system is a video game gameplay mechanic that allows a virtual avatar to hide from and avoid dangers, usually in a three-dimensional world.
CraveOnline Media, LLC is a male lifestyle website based in Los Angeles with sales offices in New York City, Chicago and San Francisco.
The Daily Express is a daily national middle market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom.
Marvel's Daredevil, or simply Daredevil, is an American web television series created for Netflix by Drew Goddard, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name.
Destructoid is an independent website, that was founded as a video game-focused blog in March 2006 by Yanier Gonzalez.
Digital Spy is a British-based entertainment, TV and movies website and brand, and is the largest digital property at Hearst UK.
Digital Trends is a technology news, lifestyle, and information website that publishes news, reviews, guides, how-to articles, descriptive videos and podcasts about technology and consumer electronics products.
Downloadable content (DLC) is additional content created for a released video game.
Dragon Age: Inquisition is an action role-playing video game developed by BioWare Edmonton and published by Electronic Arts.
A Dyson sphere is a hypothetical megastructure that completely encompasses a star and captures a large percentage of its power output.
EA Digital Illusions CE AB (EA DICE; formerly Digital Illusions HB and later Digital Illusions CE AB) is a Swedish video game developer based in Stockholm.
The Edmonton Journal is a daily newspaper in Edmonton, Alberta.
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2015 (E3 2015) was the 21st Electronic Entertainment Expo held.
Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is a monthly American video game magazine.
Epic Games, Inc. (formerly Potomac Computer Systems and later Epic MegaGames, Inc.) is an American video game and software development corporation based in Cary, North Carolina.
Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.
The European Astronaut Centre (EAC) (German: Europäisches Astronautenzentrum, French: Centre des astronautes européens), is a centre of the European Space Agency and home of the European Astronaut Corps.
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.
Forbes is an American business magazine.
Frostbite is a game engine developed by EA DICE (now managed by Frostbite Labs), designed for cross-platform use on Microsoft Windows, seventh generation game consoles PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, and now eighth generation game consoles PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Fryda Wolff is a voice actor.
Funko is an American company that manufactures licensed pop culture collectibles.
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.
Game Revolution (formerly Game-Revolution) or GR is a gaming website created in 1996.
GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.
GamesRadar+ is an entertainment website dedicated to video game-related news, previews and reviews, that is owned by Future Publishing (a subsidiary of Future plc).
Gary Carr (born 11 December 1986) is an English stage, film and television actor, dancer and musician.
Gethin David L. Anthony (born 9 October 1983) is an English television and film actor best known for his role as Renly Baratheon in Game of Thrones.
Giant Bomb is an American video game website and wiki that includes personality driven gaming videos, commentary, news and reviews, created by former GameSpot editors Jeff Gerstmann and Ryan Davis.
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.
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.
Injustice 2 is a fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect, and primarily encompasses copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
The International Business Times is an American online news publication that publishes seven national editions and four languages.
John Paesano is an American film composer who won an Annie Award for Dragons: Riders of Berk.
Jules de Jongh (also incorrectly known as Jules Dejongh) is an American-British actress, voice actress, singer and television and radio presenter.
Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network.
Mass Effect is a science fiction action role-playing third-person shooter video game series developed by the Canadian company BioWare and released for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Microsoft Windows, with the third installment also released on the Wii U. The fourth game was released on Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in March 2017.
Mass Effect is an action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Microsoft Game Studios and Electronic Arts.
Mass Effect 2 is an action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts.
Mass Effect 3 is an action role-playing third person shooter video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii U. Officially announced on December 11, 2010, the game was released March 6, 2012 and marks the final chapter in the original ''Mass Effect'' trilogy of video games, completing the story of Commander Shepard.
Maze Runner is an American film series consisting of science-fiction dystopian action adventure films based on The Maze Runner novels by the American author James Dashner.
A meme is an idea, behavior, or style that spreads from person to person within a culture—often with the aim of conveying a particular phenomenon, theme, or meaning represented by the meme.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Michael Pachter is an American video game, social media, digital media and electronics analyst with Wedbush Securities.
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
The Milky Way is the galaxy that contains our Solar System.
Motive Studios is a Canadian video game development studio owned and operated by Electronic Arts.
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.
Natalie Dormer (born 11 February 1982) is an English actress.
National Academy of Video Game Trade Reviewers (NAVGTR) is a non-profit organization that promotes and recognizes the interactive entertainment industry.
Need for Speed (NFS) is a racing video game franchise published by Electronic Arts and developed by Ghost Games.
A New Game Plus (or New Game+, often abbreviated as NG+) is an unlockable video game mode available in some video games that allows the player to start a new game after they finish it at least once, where certain features in NG+ not normally available in a first playthrough are added, and where certain aspects of the finished game affect the newly started game, such as keeping in the new game items or experience gained in the first playthrough.
A non-player character (NPC) in a game is any character that is not controlled by a player.
Nyasha Hatendi (from; born 14 September 1981) is a Zimbabwean-American-English actor, director, writer and producer.
An open world in video games is a virtual world in which the player can explore and approach objectives freely, as opposed to a world with more linear gameplay.
In film or video, an over the shoulder shot (also over shoulder, ab tu, OTS, or third-person shot) is a shot of someone or something taken from the perspective or camera angle from the shoulder of another person.
An overworld is, in a broad sense, an area within a video game that interconnects all its levels or locations.
PC Gamer is a magazine founded in the United Kingdom in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc.
In computer interface design, a pie menu (also known as a radial menu) is a circular context menu where selection depends on direction.
The PlayStation 4 (PS4) is an eighth-generation home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment.
In elementary geometry, a polygon is a plane figure that is bounded by a finite chain of straight line segments closing in a loop to form a closed polygonal chain or circuit.
Polygon is an American video game website that publishes news, culture, reviews, and videos.
Prima Games is the largest publishing company of video game strategy guides in the United States.
In computing, procedural generation is a method of creating data algorithmically as opposed to manually.
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.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is a survival horror game developed and published by Capcom, released in January 2017 for Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, and in May 2018 for the Nintendo Switch (Japan).
A review aggregator is a system that collects reviews of products and services (such as films, books, video games, software, hardware and cars).
A single-player video game is a video game where input from only one player is expected throughout the course of the gaming session.
Software testing is an investigation conducted to provide stakeholders with information about the quality of the software product or service under test.
Spider-Man is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics.
Stanley Townsend is an Irish actor.
Star Wars Battlefront II is an action shooter video game based on the Star Wars film franchise.
Survival mode, or horde mode, is a game mode in a video game in which the player must continue playing for as long as possible without dying in an uninterrupted session while the game presents them with increasingly difficult waves of challenges.
The A.V. Club is an entertainment website featuring reviews, interviews, and other articles that examine films, music, television, books, games, and other elements of pop culture media.
The Game Awards 2016 ceremony took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on December 1, 2016.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a 2015 action role-playing video game developed and published by CD Projekt.
In video and other games, the passage of time must be handled in a way that players find fair and easy to understand.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
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.
Unlockable content refers to content that is available in video games but not accessible unless something is performed by the player to get access to it.
The Unreal Engine is a game engine developed by Epic Games, first showcased in the 1998 first-person shooter game Unreal.
The user interface (UI), in the industrial design field of human–computer interaction, is the space where interactions between humans and machines occur.
VentureBeat is an American technology website.
VG247 (stylized as VG24/7) is a video game blog published in the United Kingdom, founded in February 2008 by industry veteran Patrick Garratt.
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.
Video game journalism is a branch of journalism concerned with the reporting and discussion of video games.
Wedbush Securities Inc. is a privately held financial services and investment firm that provides private and institutional brokerage, investment banking, equity research, fixed income, public finance, correspondent clearing, and asset management to individual, institutional and issuing clients.
Xbox One is a line of eighth generation home video game consoles developed by Microsoft.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
Zero Punctuation is a series of video game reviews created by English comedy writer and video game journalist Ben "Yahtzee" Croshaw.