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The action-adventure video game genre includes video games that combine core elements from the action and adventure genres.
The Americas (also collectively called America)"America." The Oxford Companion to the English Language.
Anamorphic widescreen (also called Full height anamorphic) is a process by which a comparatively wide widescreen image is horizontally compressed to fit into a storage medium (photographic film or MPEG-2 Standard Definition frame, for example) with a narrower aspect ratio, reducing the horizontal resolution of the image while keeping its full original vertical resolution.
Ascential plc, formerly EMAP, is a British business-to-business media business specialising in exhibitions & festivals and information services.
Asiaweek was an English-language news magazine focusing on Asia, published weekly by Asiaweek Limited, a subsidiary of Time Inc. Based in Hong Kong, it was established in 1975, and ceased publication with its 7 December 2001 issue due to a "downturn in the advertising market," according to Norman Pearlstine, editor in chief of Time Inc.
The Atari Jaguar is a home video game console that was developed by Atari Corporation.
Banjo-Kazooie is a platform video game developed by Rare and originally released for the Nintendo 64 video game console in 1998.
Banjo-Tooie is a platform video game developed by Rare and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64.
Billboard (styled as billboard) is an American entertainment media brand owned by the Billboard-Hollywood Reporter Media Group, a division of Eldridge Industries.
The Boeing 707 is a mid-sized, long-range, narrow-body, four-engine jet airliner built by Boeing Commercial Airplanes from 1958 to 1979.
In computing, a cache, is a hardware or software component that stores data so future requests for that data can be served faster; the data stored in a cache might be the result of an earlier computation, or the duplicate of data stored elsewhere.
A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.
Charcoal is the lightweight black carbon and ash residue hydrocarbon produced by removing water and other volatile constituents from animal and vegetation substances.
The Chicago Bulls are an American professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois.
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.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The is a video game controller produced by Nintendo for the Wii video game console.
Color depth or colour depth (see spelling differences), also known as bit depth, is either the number of bits used to indicate the color of a single pixel, in a bitmapped image or video frame buffer, or the number of bits used for each color component of a single pixel.
Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format that was co-developed by Philips and Sony and released in 1982.
Composite video (one channel) is an analog video transmission (without audio) that carries standard definition video typically at 480i or 576i resolution.
Conker's Bad Fur Day is a platformer video game developed by Rare and released for the Nintendo 64 console in 2001.
A convenience store or convenience shop is a small retail business that stocks a range of everyday items such as groceries, snack foods, confectionery, soft drinks, tobacco products, over-the-counter drugs, toiletries, newspapers, and magazines.
Cruis'n USA is an arcade racing game originally released in 1994.
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 of Mother 3, a role-playing video game from Nintendo, spanned a total of nine years between 1994 and 2006 with a three year gap in between, and spanned four consoles and multiple delays.
Donkey Kong 64 is a 1999 adventure platform video game for the Nintendo 64 console, and the first in the Donkey Kong series to feature 3D gameplay.
Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Heartbeat and ArtePiazza, and published by Enix for the PlayStation in.
Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is a monthly American video game magazine.
was a Japanese video game publisher that produced video games, anime and manga.
The fifth-generation era (also known as the 32-bit era, the 64-bit era and the 3D era) refers to computer and video games, video game consoles and video game handhelds from approximately 1993 to 2001.
Filter is an American television series on the G4 cable television channel which follows a countdown format.
Final Fantasy VII is a 1997 role-playing video game developed by Square for the PlayStation console.
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.
Fruit by the Foot is a fruit snack made by General Mills (GM) in the brand line Betty Crocker.
A full motion video (FMV) is a video game narration technique that relies upon pre-recorded video files (rather than sprites, vectors, or 3D models) to display action in the game.
Future US, Inc. (formerly known as Imagine Media and The Future Network USA) is an American media corporation specializing in targeted magazines and websites in the video games, music, and technology markets.
G4techTV was a cable and satellite channel resulting from a merger between Comcast-owned G4 and TechTV.
The GameCube is a home video game console released by Nintendo in Japan and North America in 2001 and Europe and Australia in 2002.
The GameCube controller is the standard controller for Nintendo's GameCube video game console.
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.
is a retired Japanese game designer and executive who worked for the video game company Nintendo.
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.
GoldenEye 007 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Rare and based on the 1995 James Bond film GoldenEye.
Gran Turismo is a sim racing video game designed by Kazunori Yamauchi.
A grey or gray market (sometimes confused with the similar term parallel market) refers to the trade of a commodity through distribution channels that are legal but unintended by the original manufacturer or trade mark proprietor.
The hertz (symbol: Hz) is the derived unit of frequency in the International System of Units (SI) and is defined as one cycle per second.
was a Japanese businessman.
A home video game console, or simply home console, is a video game device that is primarily used for home gamers, as opposed to in arcades or some other commercial establishment.
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.
International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is a Chinese-owned, American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization.
James Henry Clark (born March 23, 1944) is an American entrepreneur and computer scientist.
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.
is a Japanese public multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of motorcycles, heavy equipment, aerospace and defense equipment, rolling stock and ships.
Killer Instinct is a fighting video game developed by Rare and published by Midway and Nintendo.
, commonly referred to as Konami, is a Japanese entertainment and gaming conglomerate.
Letterboxing is the practice of transferring film shot in a widescreen aspect ratio to standard-width video formats while preserving the film's original aspect ratio.
The Nintendo 64 video game console has a library of games, which were primarily released in plastic ROM cartridges.
Here is a list of all the different Nintendo 64 ROM Formats.
This is a list of video game franchises organised alphabetically by name.
This is a list of video games that have consistently been ranked among the best of all time by video game journalists and critics.
The list price, also known as the manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP), or the recommended retail price (RRP), or the suggested retail price (SRP), of a product is the price at which the manufacturer recommends that the retailer sell the product.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
The is a period of economic stagnation in Japan following the Japanese asset price bubble's collapse in late 1991 and early 1992.
Lycos, Inc., is a web search engine and web portal established in 1995, spun out of Carnegie Mellon University.
The franchise is a video game franchise published and produced by Nintendo starring the fictional Italian-American character Mario.
Mario Artist is a suite of four interoperable Nintendo 64 software titles, developed as flagship software for the 64DD peripheral's unique multimedia and Internet capabilities.
Matthew Langford Perry (born August 19, 1969) is a Canadian-American actor and playwright known for his role as Chandler Bing on the NBC television sitcom Friends, a character who is afraid of commitment and uses humor as a defense mechanism.
The megabyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Microprocessor Report, is a publication for engineers and other industry professionals on microprocessors.
Midway Games Inc. (formerly Midway Manufacturing and commonly known as Midway) was an American video game developer and publisher.
MiniDVD (also Mini DVD or miniDVD) is a DVD disc which is in diameter.
MIPS Technologies, Inc., formerly MIPS Computer Systems, Inc., is an American fabless semiconductor design company that is most widely known for developing the MIPS architecture and a series of RISC CPU chips based on it.
, released outside Japan as EarthBound Beginnings, is a role-playing video game developed by Ape and published by Nintendo for the Famicom.
The Motorola 68000 ("'sixty-eight-thousand'"; also called the m68k or Motorola 68k, "sixty-eight-kay") is a 16/32-bit CISC microprocessor, which implements a 32-bit instruction set, with 32-bit registers and 32-bit internal data bus, but with a 16-bit data ALU and two 16-bit arithmetic ALUs and a 16-bit external data bus, designed and marketed by Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector.
Nearest-neighbor interpolation (also known as proximal interpolation or, in some contexts, point sampling) is a simple method of multivariate interpolation in one or more dimensions.
is a Japanese multinational provider of information technology (IT) services and products, headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.
Next Generation (also known as NextGen) was a video game magazine that was published by Imagine Media (now Future Network USA).
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.
The, stylized as NINTENDO64 and abbreviated to N64, is Nintendo's third home video game console for the international market.
This is a list of accessories for the Nintendo 64 video game console.
The Nintendo 64 controller (NUS-005) is the standard game controller included with the Nintendo 64.
Nintendo 64 Game Paks (NUS-006) are ROM cartridges that store game data for the Nintendo 64.
The programming characteristics of the Nintendo 64 present unique challenges, with distinct, potential advantages.
This article describes the processor, memory, and other components of the 1996 Nintendo 64 home video game console.
The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo.
The Nintendo Integrated Research & Development (or IRD) division handled everything related to producing Nintendo's console hardware and associated peripherals.
Nintendo Power is a news and strategy magazine which was initially published in-house monthly by Nintendo of America, and later independently.
Nintendo Space World, formerly called, is a video game trade show which has been hosted by Nintendo from 1989 to 2001.
The Nintendo Switch is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo.
Open Graphics Library (OpenGL) is a cross-language, cross-platform application programming interface (API) for rendering 2D and 3D vector graphics.
OpenGL Performer, formerly known as IRIS Performer and commonly referred to simply as Performer, is a commercial library of utility code built on top of OpenGL for the purpose of enabling hard real-time visual simulation applications.
Pentium is a brand used for a series of x86 architecture-compatible microprocessors produced by Intel since 1993.
Perfect Dark is a first-person shooter developed by Rare and released for the Nintendo 64 video game console in 2000.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
is a video game for the Nintendo 64, originally released in 1996 along with the debut of the console.
In computer graphics, pixelation (or pixellation in British English) is caused by displaying a bitmap or a section of a bitmap at such a large size that individual pixels, small single-colored square display elements that comprise the bitmap, are visible.
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.
is a first-person rail shooter and simulation video game co-developed by HAL Laboratory and Pax Softnica and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64.
Popular Electronics is an American magazine published by John August Media, LLC, and hosted at TechnicaCuriosa.com.
The R4000 is a microprocessor developed by MIPS Computer Systems that implements the MIPS III instruction set architecture (ISA).
The R4200 is a microprocessor designed by MIPS Technologies, Inc. (MTI) that implemented the MIPS III instruction set architecture (ISA).
Rambus Incorporated, founded in 1990, is an American technology licensing company, and has also been labelled as a patent troll.
Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage that stores data and machine code currently being used.
Rare Limited is a British video game developer based in Twycross, England.
Rambus DRAM (RDRAM), and its successors Concurrent Rambus DRAM (CRDRAM) and Direct Rambus DRAM (DRDRAM), are types of synchronous dynamic RAM developed by Rambus from the late-1980s through to the early-2000s.
Reality Coprocessor (RCP) is one of the Nintendo 64's two main chips, alongside the NEC VR4300, a derivative of the MIPS R4200.
RealityEngine is a 3D graphics hardware architecture and a family of graphics systems which was developed and manufactured by Silicon Graphics during the early to mid 1990s.
A reduced instruction set computer, or RISC (pronounced 'risk'), is one whose instruction set architecture (ISA) allows it to have fewer cycles per instruction (CPI) than a complex instruction set computer (CISC).
A regional lockout (or region coding) is a class of digital rights management preventing the use of a certain product or service, such as multimedia or a hardware device, outside a certain region or territory.
Resident Evil 2, known in Japan as Biohazard 2, is a survival horror game developed and published by Capcom and released for the PlayStation in 1998.
A role-playing video game (commonly referred to as simply a role-playing game or an RPG as well as a computer role-playing game or a CRPG) is a video game genre where the player controls the actions of a character (and/or several party members) immersed in some well-defined world.
A ROM cartridge, sometimes referred to simply as a cartridge or cart, is a removable enclosure containing ROM designed to be connected to a consumer electronics device such as a home computer, video game console and to a lesser extent, electronic musical instruments.
The is a removable device from Nintendo which provides force feedback while playing video games.
S-Video (also known as separate video and Y/C) is a signaling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.
is a Japanese virtual board game for the Nintendo 64 developed and published by Seta.
Sega Games Co., Ltd., originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices around the world.
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.
SETA Corporation (株式会社セタ Kabushiki-Gaisha Seta) (Full company name Super Entertainment and Total Amusement) was a Japanese computer gaming company, founded on October 1, 1985 and dissolved on February 9, 2009.
The Indy, code-named "Guinness", is a low-end workstation introduced on July 12, 1993.
SGI Onyx, code named Eveready (deskside models) and Terminator (rackmount models), is a series of visualization systems designed and manufactured by SGI, introduced in 1993 and offered in two models, deskside and rackmount.
SharkWire Online is a specialized GameShark device with a serial port and modem added, accompanied by a now defunct dialup Internet portal service.
is a Japanese multinational corporation that designs and manufactures electronic products, headquartered in Sakai-ku, Sakai.
() is a Japanese video game designer and producer for the video game company Nintendo, currently serving as one of its representative directors.
is a Japanese copywriter, essayist, lyricist, game designer, and actor.
The significant figures (also known as the significant digits) of a number are digits that carry meaning contributing to its measurement resolution.
Silicon Graphics, Inc. (later rebranded SGI, historically known as Silicon Graphics Computer Systems or SGCS) was an American high-performance computing manufacturer, producing computer hardware and software.
Sin and Punishment is a rail shooter and shooting gallery video game co-developed by Treasure and Nintendo.
is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
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.
A split screen is a display technique in computer graphics that consists of dividing graphics and/or text into non-movable adjacent parts, typically two or four rectangular areas.
was a Japanese video game company founded in September 1986 by Masafumi Miyamoto.
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
Super Mario 64 is a 1996 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64.
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (officially abbreviated the Super NES or SNES, and colloquially shortened to Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.
The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64.
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.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Thomas "Tom" Kalinske (born July 17, 1944) is an American businessman, best known as having worked for Mattel 1972-87, reviving the Barbie & Hot Wheels Brands, launching Masters of the Universe, then being promoted to CEO of Mattel from 1985 to 1987.
, commonly known as Toshiba, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
Trilinear filtering is an extension of the bilinear texture filtering method, which also performs linear interpolation between mipmaps.
Ultra Software Corporation was a shell corporation and publishing label created in 1988 as a subsidiary of Konami of America, in an effort to get around Nintendo of America's strict licensing rules in place at the time for the North American Konami releases of games for Nintendo consoles.
Upside was a San Francisco-based business and technology magazine for venture capitalists.
A video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.
, also abbreviated as VC, is a line of downloadable video games (mostly unaltered) for Nintendo's Wii and Wii U home gaming consoles and the Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console.
Wave Race 64 is a racing video game developed by Nintendo EAD and published by Nintendo.
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.
The Wii U is a home video game console developed by Nintendo, and the successor to the Wii.
The Wii U GamePad is the standard controller for Nintendo's Wii U video game console.
The is a video game controller produced by Nintendo for the Wii U video game console.
Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) is a digital video game download service available through the Xbox Games Store, Microsoft's digital distribution network for the Xbox 360.
Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.
16:9 (1.7:1) (16:9.
In computer architecture, 64-bit computing is the use of processors that have datapath widths, integer size, and memory address widths of 64 bits (eight octets).
The 64DD, colloquially referred to as the Nintendo 64DD, is a magnetic disk drive peripheral for the Nintendo 64 game console developed by Nintendo.
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