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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.
Androgyny is the combination of masculine and feminine characteristics.
An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine typically installed in public businesses such as restaurants, bars and amusement arcades.
An arcade system board is a dedicated computer system created for the purpose of running video arcade games.
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.
Ascential plc, formerly EMAP, is a British business-to-business media business specialising in exhibitions & festivals and information services.
An assembly (or assembler) language, often abbreviated asm, is a low-level programming language, in which there is a very strong (but often not one-to-one) correspondence between the assembly program statements and the architecture's machine code instructions.
The Atari Jaguar is a home video game console that was developed by Atari Corporation.
In digital audio using pulse-code modulation (PCM), bit depth is the number of bits of information in each sample, and it directly corresponds to the resolution of each sample.
Ólafur Jóhann Ólafsson, usually known as Olaf Olafsson, is an Icelandic businessman, writer, and scientist.
is a weapons-based fighting game developed by Tamsoft and published by Takara and Sony Computer Entertainment in 1995-1996 for the PlayStation, Sega Saturn, Game Boy, and PC.
Bernard "Bernie" Stolar is an American businessman.
Best Buy Co., Inc. is an American multinational consumer electronics retailer headquartered in Richfield, Minnesota.
Brandon Sheffield is a video game director and webcomic writer.
Bug! is a platform video game developed by Realtime Associates and published by Sega for the Sega Saturn.
is an action video game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Saturn.
In computer architecture, a bus (a contraction of the Latin omnibus) is a communication system that transfers data between components inside a computer, or between computers.
Business Wire is a company that disseminates full-text press releases from thousands of companies and organizations worldwide to news media, financial markets, disclosure systems, investors, information web sites, databases, bloggers, social networks and other audiences.
C (as in the letter ''c'') is a general-purpose, imperative computer programming language, supporting structured programming, lexical variable scope and recursion, while a static type system prevents many unintended operations.
is a Japanese video game developer and publisher known for creating numerous multi-million selling game franchises, including Street Fighter, Mega Man, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Ace Attorney, Monster Hunter, and Dead Rising, as well as games based on the Disney animated properties.
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a platform-adventure action role-playing game developed and published by Konami in 1997 for the PlayStation.
CD+G (also known as CD-G, CD+Graphics and TV-Graphics) is an extension of the compact disc standard that can present low-resolution graphics alongside the audio data on the disc when played on a compatible device.
A CD-ROM is a pre-pressed optical compact disc which contains data.
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.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Christian Graham "Chris" Senn (born 1972/1973) is a video game designer perhaps best known for his work on Sonic X-treme, the unfinished Sega Saturn game, during his stay at the Sega Technical Institute, where he also worked on The Ooze, Comix Zone, and Die Hard Arcade.
The cinema of China is one of three distinct historical threads of Chinese-language cinema together with the cinema of Hong Kong and the cinema of Taiwan.
The clock rate typically refers to the frequency at which a chip like a central processing unit (CPU), one core of a multi-core processor, is running and is used as an indicator of the processor's speed.
Clockwork Knight is a side-scrolling platform video game developed and published by Sega for the Sega Saturn.
In video games, a combo (short for combination) is a set of actions performed in sequence, usually with strict timing limitations, that yield a significant benefit or advantage.
Compact Disc + Extended Graphics (CD+EG, also known as CD+XG and Extended TV-Graphics) is an improved variant of the Compact Disc + Graphics (CD+G) format.
Computer Gaming World (CGW) was an American computer game magazine published between 1981 and 2006.
A CPU cache is a hardware cache used by the central processing unit (CPU) of a computer to reduce the average cost (time or energy) to access data from the main memory.
A cult following is a group of fans who are highly dedicated to a work of culture, often referred to as a cult classic.
Darkstalkers 3, titled in Japan as, is the second sequel in the Darkstalkers series of fighting games by Capcom, originally released in arcades in 1997.
In computer science, a data buffer (or just buffer) is a region of a physical memory storage used to temporarily store data while it is being moved from one place to another.
David Rosen (born January 22, 1930) is an American businessman and the co-founder of the Japanese video game company Sega.
Daytona USA is a racing video game developed by Sega AM2 and released by Sega, with a limited release in 1993 followed by a full release in 1994.
In economics, demand is the quantities of a commodity or a service that people are willing and able to buy at various prices, over a given period of time.
The Die Hard series is an American action film series that originated with Roderick Thorp's novel Nothing Lasts Forever.
Die Hard Arcade, known in Japan as is a beat 'em up video game released by Sega.
A digital signal processor (DSP) is a specialized microprocessor (or a SIP block), with its architecture optimized for the operational needs of digital signal processing.
The display resolution or display modes of a digital television, computer monitor or display device is the number of distinct pixels in each dimension that can be displayed.
Dragon Force is a real-time strategy and tactics role-playing video game from Sega created for the Sega Saturn.
The is a home video game console released by Sega on November 27, 1998 in Japan, September 9, 1999 in North America, and October 14, 1999 in Europe.
Duke Nukem 3D is a first-person shooter video game developed by 3D Realms and published by GT Interactive Software.
An electronic book (or e-book or eBook) is a book publication made available in digital form, consisting of text, images, or both, readable on the flat-panel display of computers or other electronic devices.
EB Games (formerly known as Electronics Boutique and EB World) is an American computer and video games retailer.
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.
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly referred to as E3, is a premier trade event for the video game industry.
Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is a monthly American video game magazine.
Electronic mail (email or e-mail) is a method of exchanging messages ("mail") between people using electronic devices.
is a 1996 survival horror adventure video game for the Sega Saturn, developed by WARP and directed by Kenji Eno.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
Eternal Champions is a 1993 fighting game developed and published by Sega for the Sega Genesis.
Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.
Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.
is a line of Japanese video game magazines published by Enterbrain, Inc. and Tokuma.
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.
is a 1996 fighting video game developed by Sega AM2 for the Sega Saturn.
A fighting game is a video game genre based around interpersonal combat between a limited amount of characters, in which they fight until they defeat their opponents or the timer expires.
Fighting Vipers (ファイティングバイパーズ Faitingu Vaipāzu) is a 3D fighting video game developed by Sega AM2.
Final Fantasy VII is a 1997 role-playing video game developed by Square for the PlayStation console.
A firefighter is a rescuer extensively trained in firefighting, primarily to extinguish hazardous fires that threaten life, property and the environment as well as to rescue people and animals from dangerous situations.
A fisheye lens is an ultra wide-angle lens that produces strong visual distortion intended to create a wide panoramic or hemispherical image.
In the history of computer and video games, the fourth generation (more commonly referred to as the 16-bit era) of games consoles began on October 30, 1987 with the Japanese release of NEC Home Electronics' PC Engine (known as the TurboGrafx-16 in North America).
Frame rate (expressed in or fps) is the frequency (rate) at which consecutive images called frames appear on a display.
Frequency modulation synthesis (or FM synthesis) is a form of sound synthesis where the timbre of a simple waveform (such as a square, triangle, or sawtooth) called the carrier, is changed by modulating its frequency with a modulator frequency that is also in the same or similar audio range, so that a more complex timbre results.
Future plc is a British media company founded in 1985.
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.
Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.
A game engine is a software development environment designed for people to build video games.
Game Informer (GI) is an American monthly video game magazine featuring articles, news, strategy, and reviews of video games and associated consoles.
A gamepad, joypad, or simply controller is a type of game controller held in two hands, where the fingers (especially thumbs) are used to provide input.
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.
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).
GameStop Corp. (known simply as GameStop) is an American video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services retailer.
The term geometric primitive, or prim, in computer graphics and CAD systems is used in various senses, with the common meaning of the simplest (i.e. 'atomic' or irreducible) geometric objects that the system can handle (draw, store).
is a fantasy-themed fighting game produced by Sega based on their Golden Axe series.
Grandia is a role-playing video game, developed by Game Arts and published by ESP Software for the Sega Saturn console as the first game in their Grandia series.
A graphics processing unit (GPU) is a specialized electronic circuit designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display device.
Guardian Heroes is a 2D side-scrolling beat 'em up video game in the vein of Final Fight or Golden Axe, but with RPG elements.
HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.
is a Japanese businessman and was the former President and CEO of Sega Enterprises, Ltd from 1983 to 1999.
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.
, better known by his stage name, is a Japanese actor known for playing the hero Takeshi Hongo in the tokusatsu superhero series Kamen Rider, and later the Sega Saturn mascot Segata Sanshiro.
() is a Japanese multinational conglomerate company headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
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.
is a Japanese public multinational conglomerate corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of automobiles, aircraft, motorcycles, and power equipment.
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.
An imp is a mythological being similar to a fairy or goblin, frequently described in folklore and superstition.
An independent video game, or an indie game, is a video game that is often created without the financial support of a publisher, although some games funded by a publisher are still considered "indie".
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey.
Instructions per second (IPS) is a measure of a computer's processor speed.
International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is a Chinese-owned, American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization.
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.
The is the official currency of Japan.
Jon Burton is a British video game director, designer, writer, and programmer.
,, usually referred to as JVC or The Japan Victor Company, is a Japanese international professional and consumer electronics corporation based in Yokohama.
K·B Toys (also known as Kay Bee Toys) is an American chain of mall-based retail toy stores in the United States owned by Bain Capital.
(May 5, 1970 – February 20, 2013) was a Japanese musician and video game designer.
In marketing terminology, a killer application (commonly shortened to killer app) is any computer program that is so necessary or desirable that it proves the core value of some larger technology, such as computer hardware, a gaming console, software, a programming language, a software platform, or an operating system.
The kilobit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage.
is a 3D fighting video game developed by Sega AM3 on the Sega Model 2 mainboard.
A lead time is the latency between the initiation and execution of a process.
In computer science, a library is a collection of non-volatile resources used by computer programs, often for software development.
A light gun is a pointing device for computers and a control device for arcade and video games, typically shaped to resemble a pistol.
This article is a list of the color palettes for notable computer graphics, terminals and video game console hardware.
As a hit-driven business, the great majority of the video game industry's software releases have been commercial failures.
The following is a list of arcade system boards released by Sega.
Lobotomy Software, Inc. was an American video game company responsible for the Sega Saturn ports of Quake and Duke Nukem 3D, and the original game PowerSlave (titled Exhumed in Europe).
Lunar: Silver Star Story Complete, originally released in Japan as simply, is a role-playing video game developed by Game Arts and Japan Art Media as a remake of 1992's Lunar: The Silver Star.
Magic Knight Rayearth is an action role-playing video game developed and published by Sega for the Sega Saturn in 1995.
is a crossover fighting video game developed and published by Capcom.
The megabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information.
A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a central processing unit on a single integrated circuit (IC), or at most a few integrated circuits.
Mini CDs, or pocket CDs, are CDs with a smaller diameter and one third the storage capacity of a standard 120 mm disc.
A modem (modulator–demodulator) is a network hardware device that modulates one or more carrier wave signals to encode digital information for transmission and demodulates signals to decode the transmitted information.
Mortal Kombat 3 (MK3) is a fighting video game developed by Midway and first released into arcades in 1995 as the third game in the Mortal Kombat series.
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.
is a Japanese corporation that operates game centers and theme parks, but is best known for its previous identity as a video game developer and publisher.
The Namco System 11 is an arcade system board released by Namco in 1994.
NEC V60 is a CISC microprocessor once manufactured by NEC started in 1986.
Next Generation (also known as NextGen) was a video game magazine that was published by Imagine Media (now Future Network USA).
is an action game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Saturn in 1996.
The, stylized as NINTENDO64 and abbreviated to N64, is Nintendo's third home video game console for the international market.
Nintendo Power is a news and strategy magazine which was initially published in-house monthly by Nintendo of America, and later independently.
A non-player character (NPC) in a game is any character that is not controlled by a player.
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.
Nvidia Corporation (most commonly referred to as Nvidia, stylized as NVIDIA, or (due to their logo) nVIDIA) is an American technology company incorporated in Delaware and based in Santa Clara, California.
Online chat may refer to any kind of communication over the Internet that offers a real-time transmission of text messages from sender to receiver.
In computing, an optical disc drive (ODD) is a disc drive that uses laser light or electromagnetic waves within or near the visible light spectrum as part of the process of reading or writing data to or from optical discs.
Panzer Dragoon is a series of video games by Sega, created first by its internal Team Andromeda and later, the Smilebit development team.
Panzer Dragoon II Zwei is a rail shooter released exclusively for the Sega Saturn in 1996.
Panzer Dragoon Saga is a 1998 role-playing video game (RPG) published by Sega and developed by Team Andromeda for the Sega Saturn console.
Photo CD is a system designed by Kodak for digitizing and saving photos onto a CD.
In digital imaging, a pixel, pel, dots, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen.
Playboy is an American men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine.
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.
Polygons are used in computer graphics to compose images that are three-dimensional in appearance.
Popular Mechanics is a classic magazine of popular science and technology.
In software engineering, porting is the process of adapting software for the purpose of achieving some form of execution in a computing environment that is different from the one that a given program (meant for such execution) was originally designed for (e.g. different CPU, operating system, or third party library).
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
PowerSlave, known as Exhumed in Europe, is a first-person shooter developed by Lobotomy Software and published by Playmates Interactive Entertainment.
Price war is "commercial competition characterized by the repeated cutting of prices below those of competitors".
Prima Games is the largest publishing company of video game strategy guides in the United States.
Primal Rage is a versus fighting game developed and released by Atari Games to arcades in 1994.
A programming tool or software development tool is a computer program that software developers use to create, debug, maintain, or otherwise support other programs and applications.
Pulse-code modulation (PCM) is a method used to digitally represent sampled analog signals.
In Euclidean plane geometry, a quadrilateral is a polygon with four edges (or sides) and four vertices or corners.
Quake is a first-person shooter video game, developed by id Software and published by GT Interactive in 1996.
Radiant Silvergun is a shoot 'em up developed by Treasure.
Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage that stores data and machine code currently being used.
An RCA connector, sometimes called a phono connector or (in other languages) Cinch connector, is a type of electrical connector commonly used to carry audio and video signals.
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).
Replay: The History of Video Games is a book on the history of video games by Tristan Donovan.
Research and development (R&D, R+D, or R'n'D), also known in Europe as research and technological development (RTD), refers to innovative activities undertaken by corporations or governments in developing new services or products, or improving existing services or products.
Resident Evil, known in Japan as Bio Hazard, is a survival horror video game developed and released by Capcom originally for the PlayStation in 1996, and is the first game in the Resident Evil series.
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.
Retro Gamer is a British magazine, published worldwide, covering retro video games.
is a 1993 racing video game developed and published by Namco.
A role-playing game (sometimes spelled roleplaying game and abbreviated to RPG) is a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.
is a Japanese media franchise created by Ouji Hiroi, and is developed and formally licensed by Red Entertainment and Sega (who also owns the franchise).
In signal processing, sampling is the reduction of a continuous-time signal to a discrete-time signal.
is an action video game by Hudson Soft for the Sega Saturn.
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.
In games, score refers to an abstract quantity associated with a player or team.
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.
Sega AM1, originally titled Sega CS2 R&D and later Overworks and Sega Wow was a division of Japanese video game developer Sega.
Sega-AM2 Co., Ltd. (doing business as Sega AM R&D Division 2, commonly referred to as Sega AM2) is a division of Japanese video game developer Sega.
The Sega CD, released as the in most regions outside North America and Brazil, is a CD-ROM accessory for the Sega Genesis video game console designed and produced by Sega as part of the fourth generation of video game consoles.
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.
Sega Net Link (also called Sega Saturn Net Link) is an attachment for the Sega Saturn game console to provide Saturn users with internet access and access to email through their console.
" Sega Rally Championship is a 1994 racing video game developed and published by Sega, Originally released for arcades using the Sega Model 2 board, it was ported over to the Sega Saturn in 1995 and Microsoft Windows in 1997.
Sega Saturn Magazine was a monthly UK magazine dedicated to the Sega Saturn.
Sega Sports R&D (also known as Sega Sports Japan) is a Japanese video game development division of Sega.
Sega Technical Institute (STI) is a former American video game development division of Sega.
Sega Worldwide Soccer is a series of soccer games by Sega for initially for the Sega Saturn but later was moved to the Dreamcast.
is a fictional character created by Sega to advertise the Sega Saturn in Japan between 1997 and 1998.
Seiichi Ishii (石井 精一 Ishii Seiichi, born August 18, 1967) is a Japanese game designer.
Sell-through refers to the percentage of a product that is sold by a retailer after being shipped by its supplier, typically expressed as a percentage.
Shenmue is an action-adventure game developed by Sega AM2 and published by Sega for the Dreamcast in 1999 in Japan and late 2000 in other territories.
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers is a role-playing video game developed by Atlus.
is a fantasy turn-based tactics role-playing video game designed for the Sega Saturn by Camelot Software Planning.
is a first person role-playing video game released for the Sega Saturn.
is a Japanese engineer and businessman.
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.
Sonic 3D Blast, known in Japan and Europe as is a 1996 isometric platform game for the Sega Genesis and Sega Saturn.
is a 1998 platform game for Sega's Dreamcast video game console, and the first main Sonic the Hedgehog game to feature 3D gameplay.
Sonic Jam is a video game compilation developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Saturn.
is a 1997 racing video game developed by Traveller's Tales and Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Saturn, and re-released for Microsoft Windows in 1998.
is a Japanese video game development division of Sega.
Sonic the Hedgehog is a video game franchise created and produced by Sega.
is a platform game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega for the Sega Genesis console.
Sonic the Hedgehog is the title character and protagonist of the ''Sonic the Hedgehog'' series released by Sega, as well as numerous spin-off comics, animations, and other media.
Sonic X-treme was a platform game developed by Sega Technical Institute from 1994 until its cancellation in 1997.
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 sound chip is an integrated circuit (i.e. "chip") designed to produce sound.
In computer graphics, a sprite is a two-dimensional bitmap that is integrated into a larger scene.
Steven Allan Spielberg (born December 18, 1946) is an American filmmaker.
Street Fighter Alpha 3, known as in Japan and Asia, is a fighting game by Capcom originally released for the CPS II arcade hardware.
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.
SuperH (or SH) is a 32-bit reduced instruction set computing (RISC) instruction set architecture (ISA) developed by Hitachi and currently produced by Renesas.
Tekken is a fighting video game developed and published by Namco.
Texture mapping is a method for defining high frequency detail, surface texture, or color information on a computer-generated graphic or 3D model.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
The House of the Dead is a first-person light gun arcade game, released by Sega in Japan on September 13, 1996, and later internationally on March 4, 1997.
The Independent is a British online newspaper.
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 Verge is an American technology news and media network operated by Vox Media.
Time Warner Interactive (Group) (TWI) was a studio within Time Warner (now WarnerMedia) which developed video games.
Toby Gard (born 1972 in Chelmsford, Essex) is an English computer game character designer and consultant, notably being part of the team that created fictional female British archaeologist Lara Croft.
The, which is called or TSE/TYO for short, is a stock exchange located in Tokyo, Japan.
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.
(born April 1, 1967) is a Japanese video game designer best known for creating the Dead or Alive series and also reviving the Ninja Gaiden franchise in 2004.
Toys "R" Us, Inc. was an American toy, clothing, video game, and baby product retailer founded in April 1948, with its headquarters located in Wayne, New Jersey.
Transparency is possible in a number of graphics file formats.
Travellers Tales (UK) Limited, doing business as Traveller's Tales, is a British video game developer and a subsidiary of TT Games.
Treasure Co., Ltd. is a Japanese video game developer, founded by former employees of Konami on June 19, 1992.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
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.
Video CD (abbreviated as VCD, and also known as Compact Disc digital video) is a home video format and the first format for distributing films on standard optical discs.
A video game accessory is a distinct piece of hardware that is required to use a video game console, or one that enriches the video game's play experience.
A video game console emulator is a type of emulator that allows a computing device to emulate a video game console's hardware and play its games on the emulating platform.
A video game developer is a software developer that specializes in video game development – the process and related disciplines of creating video games.
Video RAM, or VRAM, is a dual-ported variant of dynamic RAM (DRAM), which was once commonly used to store the framebuffer in graphics adapters.
Virtua Cop (known as Virtua Squad for the North American Windows version) is a lightgun shooter created by Sega AM2 and designed by Yu Suzuki.
is a series of fighting games created by Sega studio AM2 and designers Yu Suzuki and Seiichi Ishii.
is a fighting game created for the Sega Model 1 arcade platform by AM2, a development group within Sega, headed by Yu Suzuki.
is a fighting video game developed by Sega.
is the third fighting game in the Virtua Fighter series, developed by Sega AM2 and published by Sega in 1996.
Virtua Fighter Kids is an installment in the Sega AM2 Virtua Fighter fighting game series.
Virtua Racing or V.R. for short, is a Formula One racing arcade game, developed by Sega AM2 and released in 1992.
is a 1996 video game developed and published by Sega.
Walmart Inc. (formerly branded as Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.) is an American multinational retail corporation that operates a chain of hypermarkets, discount department stores, and grocery stores.
WARP is a now-defunct video game developer.
Web navigation refers to the process of navigating a network of information resources in the World Wide Web, which is organized as hypertext or hypermedia.
Wipeout 2097 (stylised wipE'out"2097; released as Wipeout XL in North America) is a futuristic racing game developed and published by Psygnosis.
Wired is a monthly American magazine, published in print and online editions, that focuses on how emerging technologies affect culture, the economy, and politics.
Working Designs was an American video game publisher that specialized in the localization of Japanese role-playing video games, strategy video games and top-down shooters for various platforms.
Sega Sports' World Series Baseball, or simply World Series Baseball, is a sports game developed by BlueSky Software and published by Sega for the Genesis/Mega Drive and Game Gear.
The YMF292, aka SCSP (Saturn Custom Sound Processor) is a multi-function sound chip developed by Yamaha for the Sega Saturn, and was also used in Sega's arcade version of the Saturn, the ST-V, along with the Model 2 and Model 3.
is a Japanese game designer, producer, programmer, and engineer, who headed Sega's AM2 team for 18 years.
is a Japanese video game programmer, designer, and producer best known as the former head of Sonic Team, where he was the lead programmer of the original Sonic the Hedgehog series of games on the Sega Genesis.
ZDNet is a business technology news website published by CBS Interactive, along with TechRepublic.
Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.
1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die is a video game reference book first published in October 2010.
1UP.com was an American entertainment website that focused on video games.
2D computer graphics is the computer-based generation of digital images—mostly from two-dimensional models (such as 2D geometric models, text, and digital images) and by techniques specific to them.
32-bit microcomputers are computers in which 32-bit microprocessors are the norm.
The 32X is an add-on for the Sega Genesis video game console.
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.
In digital audio, 44,100 Hz (alternately represented as 44.1 kHz) is a common sampling frequency.
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