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A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda is a 2.5D side-scrolling action platform available for Microsoft Windows.
Adobe AIR (formerly Adobe Integrated Runtime) is a cross-platform runtime system developed by Adobe Systems for building desktop applications and mobile applications, programmed using Adobe Animate, ActionScript and optionally Apache Flex.
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.
Adult Swim (stylized as and often shortened to) is the adult-oriented nighttime programming block of the American children's cable network Cartoon Network and programmed by William Street Productions.
Akane the Kunoichi is an indie platform game by Italian studio Haruneko.
Alientrap Games Inc. (commonly referred to as just Alientrap) is an independent video game developer led by Lee Vermeulen and Jesse McGibney.
Amazing Princess Sarah is an indie platform-adventure video game developed and released by Haruneko for the Xbox 360's Xbox Live Indie Games, the PC Windows (Steam and Desura), and Windows Phone 7/8 platforms in 2014.
is a video game developer founded on April 1, 1990, founded by the game music composer Yuzo Koshiro.
Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google, based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open source software and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Ankama is a French entertainment company headquartered in Roubaix, France, focused on the design of Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games (Dofus, Dofus Arena and Wakfu).
Apotheon is an action platformer video game developed and published by Alientrap for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, and PlayStation 4.
Bastion is an action role-playing video game developed by independent developer Supergiant Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.
A biocide is defined in the European legislation as a chemical substance or microorganism intended to destroy, deter, render harmless, or exert a controlling effect on any harmful organism by chemical or biological means.
Bleed is an action-oriented platform video game developed by Bootdisk Revolution.
Blendo Games is an American independent video game development company founded by Brendon Chung.
Bloodline Champions (BLC) is a free-to-play action game developed by the Swedish company Stunlock Studios.
Blueberry Garden is a puzzle platform video game.
C# (/si: ʃɑːrp/) is a multi-paradigm programming language encompassing strong typing, imperative, declarative, functional, generic, object-oriented (class-based), and component-oriented programming disciplines.
Canalside Studios is a games company within the University of Huddersfield.
Capsized is a science fiction-themed platform game with run and gun mechanics.
Celeste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel Berry.
Charlie Murder is an action role-playing beat 'em up video game developed by Ska Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360 and Ska Studios for PC.
Chime is a 2010 music and puzzle video game developed by Zoë Mode, released initially on the Xbox Live Arcade service, and later for Windows.
Chucklefish Limited is a British video game developer and publisher based in London.
Code reuse, also called software reuse, is the use of existing software, or software knowledge, to build new software, following the reusability principles.
CodePlex was a forge website by Microsoft.
The Common Language Runtime (CLR), the virtual machine component of Microsoft's.NET framework, manages the execution of.NET programs.
A console game is a form of interactive multimedia used for entertainment.
Cross-platform Audio Creation Tool (XACT) is an audio programming library and engine released by Microsoft as part of the DirectX SDK.
Devolver Digital, Inc. is an American video game publisher and film distributor based in Austin, Texas, which is primarily associated with the Serious Sam and Hotline Miami series.
Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms.
Dream Build Play (also known as Dream-Build-Play, Dream.Build.Play, and DreamBuildPlay) is an annual $75,000 Microsoft video game contest used to promote Microsoft XNA Game Studio and eventually Xbox LIVE Indie Games.
Dust: An Elysian Tail is an action role-playing video game developed by independent designer Dean Dodrill, published by Microsoft Studios.
In proprietary software, an end-user license agreement (EULA) or software license agreement is the contract between the licensor and purchaser, establishing the purchaser's right to use the software.
Escape Goat is a puzzle video game developed and published by independent developer MagicalTimeBean, for the Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, OS X and Linux.
ExtremeTech is a technology weblog about hardware, computer software, science and other technologies which launched in May 2001.
The Federal Center for Technological Education of Minas Gerais (Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica de Minas Gerais, CEFET-MG) is an education center located in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais.
Fez (stylized as FEZ) is an indie puzzle-platform video game developed by Polytron Corporation and published by Trapdoor.
First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre centered around gun and other weapon-based combat in a first-person perspective; that is, the player experiences the action through the eyes of the protagonist.
Flotilla is a 2010 turn-based strategy space combat video game developed by Brendon Chung's studio, Blendo Games.
Freeware is software that is available for use at no monetary cost.
Funcom Oslo AS (formerly Funcom Productions AS) is a Norwegian video game developer specializing in online games.
Future plc is a British media company founded in 1985.
Galactic Arms Race (GAR) is a space shooter video game first released in 2010 by Evolutionary Games in association with the Evolutionary Complexity Research Group at UCF (EPlex).
Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.
The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the largest annual gathering of professional video game developers, focusing on learning, inspiration, and networking.
A game development tool is a specialized software application that assists or facilitates the making of a video game.
A game engine is a software development environment designed for people to build video games.
Homebrew is a term frequently applied to video games or other software produced by consumers to target proprietary hardware platforms (usually with hardware restrictions) not typically user-programmable or that use proprietary storage methods.
I Made a Game with Zombies in It! (officially stylized as I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES 1N IT!!!1), is a zombie-themed action shoot 'em up game for the Xbox 360 video game console, available through the Xbox Live Indie Games service.
ilomilo is a puzzle game developed by Southend Interactive and Microsoft Game Studios.
Indie Game: The Movie is a 2012 documentary film by Canadian filmmakers James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot.
An integrated development environment (IDE) is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development.
iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.
Island of Wakfu is an action-adventure game developed by Ankama Play and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox 360's Xbox Live Arcade service.
Keen Software House is an independent video game developing company based in Prague, Czech Republic.
Kodu, originally named Boku, is a programming integrated development environment (IDE) by Microsoft's FUSE Labs.
Lifehacker is a weblog about life hacks and software which launched on January 31, 2005.
Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.
LucasArts Entertainment Company, LLC is an American video game publisher and licensor.
Lucidity is a 2D side-scrolling platform/puzzle game developed and published by LucasArts for Microsoft Windows and Xbox Live Arcade.
Luma Arcade was a video game developer with origins in South Africa.
macOS (previously and later) is a series of graphical operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. since 2001.
Magicka is an action-adventure video game developed by Swedish independent developer Arrowhead Game Studios.
Managed code is computer program code that requires and will execute only under the management of a Common Language Runtime virtual machine, typically the.NET Framework, or Mono.
Mastertronic Group Limited was a software publisher formed as a result of a merger between The Producers and Sold Out Sales & Marketing in 2004.
MechCommander 2 is a 2001 real-time tactics video game based on the BattleTech/MechWarrior franchise, developed by FASA Interactive and distributed by Microsoft.
Metro (officially known as Microsoft design language or MDL) is a design language created by Microsoft.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
Microsoft Imagine, formerly known as DreamSpark and MSDN-AA, is a Microsoft program to provide students with software design and development tools free of cost.
Microsoft Points, introduced in November 2005 as Xbox Live Points, were a digital currency issued by Microsoft for use on its Xbox and Zune product lines.
Microsoft Silverlight (or simply Silverlight) is a deprecated application framework for writing and running rich Internet applications, similar to Adobe Flash.
Microsoft Studios is the video game production wing for Microsoft, responsible for the development and publishing of games for the Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Games for Windows, Steam, Windows Store and Windows Phone platforms.
Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft.
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
Microsoft XNA Game Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) for building video games on the Microsoft XNA platform.
Miner Wars 2081 is a six degrees of freedom action-survival space-shooter simulation game produced by Keen Software House.
A mobile game is a video game played on a feature phone, smartphone/tablet, smartwatch, PDA, portable media player or graphing calculator.
Mono is a free and open-source project led by Xamarin, a subsidiary of Microsoft (formerly by Novell and originally by Ximian), and the.NET Foundation, to create an Ecma standard-compliant,.NET Framework-compatible set of tools including, among others, a C# compiler and a Common Language Runtime.
MonoGame is free software used by game developers to make their Windows and Windows Phone games run on other systems.
In computing, multi-touch is technology that enables a surface (a trackpad or touchscreen) to recognize the presence of more than one or more than two points of contact with the surface.
An online game is a video game that is either partially or primarily played through the Internet or any other computer network available.
The Ouya, stylized as OUYA, is an Android-based microconsole developed by Ouya Inc.
Owlboy is a platform-adventure video game created by independent developer D-Pad Studio.
Paradox Interactive is a Swedish video game publisher based in Stockholm.
Philippe Poisson (born 1984), better known as Phil Fish, is a French-Canadian former indie game designer best known for his work on the 2012 platform game Fez published by his company, Polytron Corporation.
A platform game, or platformer, is a video game genre and subgenre of action game.
PlayStation Mobile Inc. (formerly PlayStation SuiteHinkle, David. (2012-06-04).
The PlayStation Vita (officially abbreviated PS Vita or Vita) is a handheld game console developed and released by Sony Computer Entertainment.
is a retro style action tower defense video game developed by Ancient for the Xbox 360’s Xbox Live Indie Games service.
The Raspberry Pi is a series of small single-board computers developed in the United Kingdom by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to promote the teaching of basic computer science in schools and in developing countries.
Real-time strategy (RTS) is a subgenre of strategy video games where the game does not progress incrementally in turns.
A recursive acronym is an acronym that refers to itself.
Reus is an indie game produced by independent game studio Abbey Games.
Rocket Riot is a downloadable video game developed by Dutch company Codeglue for PC on Steam and Windows 10 the Xbox 360's Xbox Live Arcade service and the marketplace for Windows Phone 7.
Rogue Legacy is a 2013 platform game with roguelike elements developed by Cellar Door Games.
A runtime system, also called run-time system, primarily implements portions of an execution model.
Sams can refer to.
San Jose (Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'), officially the City of San José, is an economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California.
Schizoid is an action game which focuses on teamwork.
Serious Sam Double D is a side-scrolling shooter developed by Mommy's Best Games and published by Devolver Digital.
Simple DirectMedia Layer (SDL) is a cross-platform software development library designed to provide a hardware abstraction layer for computer multimedia hardware components.
Ska Studios is an independent game development studio founded by James Silva in 2007 after winning a contract to publish The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai to Xbox Live Arcade.
Skulls of the Shogun is a turn-based tactics video game developed by 17-BIT.
Snops Attack! Zombie Defense (aka Snops Attack! Zombie Defense Squadron) is a vertical scrolling shooter video game developed by SnopsGames for the Xbox 360’s Xbox Live Indie Games service and released on September 11, 2012.
Sol Survivor is an independent tower defense video game developed by Cadenza Interactive.
Solar 2 is an open world sandbox video game developed by Jay Watts' video game studio, Murudai.
Southend Interactive was a game development studio based in Malmö, Sweden.
SpeedRunners is a multiplayer side-scrolling racing game developed by DoubleDutch Games and published by tinyBuild.
Stardew Valley is an indie farming simulation role-playing video game developed by Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone and published by Chucklefish.
Supergiant Games is an American video game development studio company based in San Francisco, California.
Terraria is a 2D action-adventure sandbox video game developed by Re-Logic.
The Adventures of Shuggy is a puzzle platform video game developed by Smudged Cat Games and published by Valcon Games.
The Bridge is an indie video game designed by Ty Taylor for Microsoft Windows, Linux, OS X, Amazon Fire TV, Android, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Ouya, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, and Nintendo Switch.
The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai is a beat 'em up game developed by independent software developer James Silva for the Xbox 360's Xbox Live Arcade service.
The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile is a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em up video game.
The Working Parts is an independent video game company located in Gothenburg, Sweden.
They Bleed Pixels is a beat'em up platformer video game developed and released by Spooky Squid Games in August 2012 for Microsoft Windows via Steam.
THQ Inc. was an American video game developer and publisher.
tinyBuild LLC is an American video game publisher and developer.
Torpex Games was a game development studio located in Bellevue, Washington.
Trapdoor Inc. was a Canadian video game developer.
Ubisoft Entertainment SA (formerly Ubi Soft Entertainment SA) is a French video game publisher headquartered in Montreuil.
Underrail is a turn based role-playing video game developed and published by Stygian Software for Microsoft Windows.
Valcon Games is a developer and publisher of video games based in Bellevue, Washington, United States.
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 development is the process of creating a video game.
Visual Basic is a third-generation event-driven programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft for its Component Object Model (COM) programming model first released in 1991 and declared legacy during 2008.
Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET) is a multi-paradigm, object-oriented programming language, implemented on the.NET Framework.
Weapon of Choice is a side-scrolling third person shooter video game developed by independent studio Mommy's Best Games in November 19, 2008.
Windows 7 (codenamed Vienna, formerly Blackcomb) is a personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft.
Windows 8 is a personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems.
Windows NT is a family of operating systems produced by Microsoft, the first version of which was released in July 1993.
Windows Phone (WP) is a family of discontinued mobile operating systems developed by Microsoft for smartphones as the replacement successor to Windows Mobile and Zune.
Windows Phone 8 is the second generation of the Windows Phone mobile operating system from Microsoft.
Windows RT is a discontinued mobile operating system developed by Microsoft.
Windows Vista (codenamed Longhorn) is an operating system by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, tablet PCs and media center PCs.
Windows XP (codenamed Whistler) is a personal computer operating system that was produced by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems.
The Xbox 360 is a home video game console developed by Microsoft.
Xbox Games Store (formerly Xbox Live Marketplace) was a digital distribution platform used by Microsoft's Xbox One and Xbox 360 video game consoles.
Xbox Live is an online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service created and operated by Microsoft.
Xbox Live Indie Games (abbreviated as XBLIG, and previously called Xbox Live Community Games abbreviated as XBLCG) are video games created by individual developers or small teams of developers released on Microsoft's Xbox Live Marketplace for the Xbox 360.
Xona Games is an independent Canadian video game developer founded in 2008 and headquartered in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Yo-Ho Kablammo is a pirate themed arena shooter for Xbox Live Arcade, developed by Canalside Studios, the game was released on the Xbox 360 on September 2, 2009.
Zachtronics LLC an independent video game development studio, best known for their engineering puzzle games.
Zeboyd Games is a developer of 8-bit and 16-bit-style 2D role-playing games that was created by Robert Boyd with William Stiernberg.
Zeit² is a scrolling shooter shoot 'em up made by German developer Brightside Games, which was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox Live Arcade on January 12, 2011.
Zoë Mode was a subsidiary studio of Kuju Entertainment based in Brighton.
Zune is a discontinued brand of digital media products and services marketed by Microsoft.
The Microsoft.NET Compact Framework (.NET CF) is a version of the.NET Framework that is designed to run on resource constrained mobile/embedded devices such as personal digital assistants (PDAs), mobile phones, factory controllers, set-top boxes, etc.
.NET Framework (pronounced dot net) is a software framework developed by Microsoft that runs primarily on Microsoft Windows.
Microsoft started development on the.NET Framework in the late 1990s originally under the name of Next Generation Windows Services (NGWS).
The.NET Micro Framework (NETMF) is a.NET Framework platform for resource-constrained devices with at least 256 KB of flash and 64 KB of random-access memory (RAM).
1UP.com was an American entertainment website that focused on video games.