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The action game is a video game genre that emphasizes physical challenges, including hand–eye coordination and reaction-time.
The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) is an American not-for-profit performance-rights organization (PRO) that protects its members' musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music, whether via a broadcast or live performance, and compensating them accordingly.
Ars Technica (a Latin-derived term that the site translates as the "art of technology") is a website covering news and opinions in technology, science, politics, and society, created by Ken Fisher and Jon Stokes in 1998.
An art release is the premiere of an artistic production and its presentation and marketing to the public.
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.
Away from keyboard (AFK) is a gaming and email term referring to one's absence from the computer when still appearing to be present.
Benjamin Richard "Yahtzee" Croshaw (born 24 May 1983) is a British comedic writer, video game journalist, humorist, author, and video game developer.
William December "Billy Dee" Williams Jr. (born April 6, 1937) is an American actor, artist, singer, and writer.
Boba Fett is a fictional character and bounty hunter in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
Call of Duty: WWII is a first-person shooter video game developed by Sledgehammer Games and published by Activision.
Captain Phasma is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, portrayed by Gwendoline Christie. Introduced in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015), the first film in the ''Star Wars'' sequel trilogy, Phasma is the commander of the First Order's force of stormtroopers. Christie returned to the role in the next of the trilogy's films, Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017). The character also made an additional appearance in Before the Awakening, an anthology book set before the events of The Force Awakens. J. J. Abrams created Phasma from an armor design originally developed for Kylo Ren and named her after the 1979 horror film Phantasm. The character was originally conceived as male. Phasma appeared prominently in promotion and marketing for The Force Awakens, but the character's ultimately minor role in the film was the subject of criticism. Nonetheless, merchandise featuring the character found success, and her figure was the best-selling of all Force Awakens action figures on Amazon.co.uk.
Capture the flag (CTF) is a traditional outdoor game where two teams each have a flag (or other marker) and the objective is to capture the other team's flag, located at the team's "base," and bring it safely back to their own base.
In role-playing games (RPG), a character class is a job or profession commonly used to differentiate the abilities of different game characters.
Chewbacca, nicknamed "Chewie", is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
Christopher Kalani Cushman Lee (born January 28, 1981) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives.
Christie Golden (born November 21, 1963) is an American author.
The Clone Wars, occasionally referred to in the singular as the Clone War, are conflicts in the Star Wars franchise by George Lucas.
CNBC is an American basic cable, internet and satellite business news television channel that is owned by NBCUniversal News Group, a division of NBCUniversal, with both being ultimately owned by Comcast.
A commando is a soldier or operative of an elite light infantry or special operations force often specializing in amphibious landings, parachuting or abseiling.
Count Dooku of Serenno, from the House of Dooku is a fictional character from the ''Star Wars'' franchise, appearing in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith as a primary and minor antagonist respectively.
Criterion Software Limited, doing business as Criterion Games, is a British video game developer based in Guildford, England.
The Design Innovate Communicate Entertain (D.I.C.E.) Awards (formerly the Interactive Achievement Awards (IAAs)) are the awards that recognize the year's best videogames, computer games, online entertainment, outstanding individuals, and groundbreaking development teams that have propelled the advancement of the entertainment software industry.
Daisy Jazz Isobel Ridley (born 10 April 1992) is an English actress.
Darth Maul is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
Darth Vader (birth name Anakin Skywalker) is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
Death Star is the name of a number of fictional mobile space stations and galactic superweapons featured in the Star Wars space opera franchise.
Deathmatch, also known as free-for-all, is a widely used gameplay mode integrated into many shooter and real-time strategy (RTS) video games.
Dee Bradley Baker (born August 31, 1962) is an American voice actor.
Downloadable content (DLC) is additional content created for a released video game.
A droid is a fictional robot possessing some degree of artificial intelligence in the Star Wars science fiction franchise.
EA Access (stylized as EA access) is a subscription-based gaming service from Electronic Arts for the Microsoft Xbox One, offering access to selected games published by Electronic Arts along with additional incentives.
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.
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.
Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is a monthly American video game magazine.
Endor is a forested moon in the Star Wars universe.
Entertainment Tonight (or simply ET) is an American first-run syndicated entertainment television newsmagazine that is distributed by CBS Television Distribution throughout the United States.
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
FN-2187 (Finn) is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
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.
Free-to-play (F2P or FtP) video games are games that give players access to a significant portion of their content without paying.
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.
Future plc is a British media company founded in 1985.
The Galactic Civil War is a fictional interstellar war from the Star Wars galaxy.
The Galactic Empire is a fictional autocracy featured in the Star Wars franchise.
A game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool.
A game controller is a device used with games or entertainment systems to provide input to a video game, typically to control an object or character in the game.
The Game Critics Awards are a set of annual awards held after the E3 video game conference since 1998.
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.
Gamescom (stylized as gamescom) is a trade fair for video games held annually at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
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).
General Grievous is a fictional character and antagonist in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
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.
In video gaming, grinding is performing repetitive tasks for gameplay advantage.
Gwendoline Tracey Philippa ChristieGwendoline Christine, Christie Ventures Ltd; (born 28 October 1978), is an English actress and model.
Han Solo is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
The Hawaii House of Representatives is the lower house of the Hawaii State Legislature.
Iden Versio is a player character appearing in the 2017 video game Star Wars Battlefront II, an action shooter developed by EA DICE, in collaboration with Criterion Games and Motive Studios.
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.
Jade Raymond (born August 28, 1975 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a Canadian video game executive, founder of Electronic Arts' Motive Studios and Ubisoft Toronto.
Janina Zione Gavankar (born November 29, 1980) is an American actress and musician best known for her roles as Iden Versio in Star Wars Battlefront II, Luna Garza in True Blood, and Shiva in The League.
Joe Camel (officially Old Joe) was the advertising mascot for Camel cigarettes from late 1987 to July 12, 1997, appearing in magazine advertisements, billboards, and other print media.
John Adedayo B. Adegboyega (born 17 March 1992), known professionally as John Boyega, is an English actor known for playing Finn in the 2015 film Star Wars: The Force Awakens and its 2017 sequel Star Wars: The Last Jedi, respectively the seventh and eighth films of the Star Wars series.
Koen Geens (born 22 January 1958 in Brasschaat) is a Belgian Flemish politician and member of Christian Democratic and Flemish (CD&V).
Kylo Ren is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
Baron Landonis "Lando" Calrissian is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise. In the original trilogy, Lando is introduced as an old friend of Han Solo, who prior to the events of the film was the original owner of the Millennium Falcon, until he lost the ship to Han in a bet. In the film, he is a former smuggler, who became the Baron-Administrator of the Cloud City of gas planet Bespin, and later becomes part of the Rebel Alliance. He is portrayed by Billy Dee Williams in The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983), while Donald Glover portrays a younger Lando in the 2018 standalone film Solo: A Star Wars Story. Lando also appears frequently in the ''Star Wars'' expanded universe of novels, comic books and video games, including a series of ''Legends'' novels in which he is the protagonist.
This list of characters from the Star Wars franchise contains only those which are considered part of the official Star Wars canon.
The fictional universe of the Star Wars franchise features multiple planets and moons.
The following video games are noted for their negative reception.
In video games, a loot box (sometimes loot crate or prize crate, among other names) is a consumable virtual item which can be redeemed to receive a randomised selection of further virtual items, ranging from simple customization options for a player's avatar or character, to game-changing equipment such as weapons and armor.
Luke Skywalker is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the original film trilogy of the ''Star Wars'' franchise created by George Lucas.
Matthew Paul Sloan, (born March 24, 1973) is an American director, playwright, voice actor and comedian from Madison, Wisconsin.
Matthew Christopher Miller, known professionally as Matthew Mercer and Matt Mercer, is an American voice actor involved in English dubs of Japanese anime, as well as cartoons, films and video games.
Matthew Russell Wood (born August 15, 1972) is an American sound engineer and occasional voice actor.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
Microtransaction (sometimes abbreviated as MTX) is a business model where users can purchase virtual goods via micropayments.
This is the list of Belgian ministers of Justice.
Misty Lee (born April 22, 1976 in Mount Clemens, Michigan) is an American voice actress, comedian and professional magician.
Mon Calamari Star Cruisers are starships in the fictional Star Wars universe.
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.
The National Council on Problem Gambling was set up in Singapore on 31 August 2005 to address problem gambling, following the government's decision to legalise casino gambling and build two integrated resorts at Marina Bay and Sentosa.
Nick.com is a website owned and developed by Nickelodeon, launched in October 1995.
Nickelodeon (often shortened to Nick) is an American basic cable and satellite television network launched on December 1, 1977 as the first cable channel for children.
Obi-Wan "Ben" Kenobi is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
Overwatch is a team-based multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment, which released on May 24, 2016 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows.
Sheev Palpatine (also known by his Sith identity Darth Sidious and publicly as Senator, then Supreme Chancellor, and later Emperor) is a fictional character and one of the primary antagonists of the ''Star Wars'' franchise, mainly portrayed by Ian McDiarmid.
Paul Blackthorne (born 5 March 1969) is an English actor.
PC Gamer is a magazine founded in the United Kingdom in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc.
The PlayStation 4 (PS4) is an eighth-generation home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment.
PR Newswire is a distributor of press releases based in New York City.
Princess Leia Organa of Alderaan (also Senator Leia Organa or General Leia Organa) is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, portrayed in films by Carrie Fisher.
The Alliance to Restore the Republic; colloquially known as the Rebel Alliance, is an interstellar pro-democratic republic coalition of revolutionary factions and clandestine cell systems within the fictional universe of Star Wars.
Reddit (stylized in its logo as reddit) is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website.
Return of the Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi) is a 1983 American epic space opera film directed by Richard Marquand.
A review aggregator is a system that collects reviews of products and services (such as films, books, video games, software, hardware and cars).
A review bomb is an Internet phenomenon in which large groups of people leave negative user reviews for video games and other products in an attempt to harm their sales and popularity.
Rey is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise, portrayed by English actress Daisy Ridley. First appearing as the main character in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey is a scavenger who was left behind on the planet Jakku when she was a child, and later becomes involved with the Resistance's conflict with the First Order when her solitary life is interrupted by BB-8, the droid of ace Resistance pilot Poe Dameron, and a runaway Stormtrooper named Finn.
Rock, Paper, Shotgun (also known as RPS) is a UK-based blog operated by Rock, Paper, Shotgun Ltd and authored by Alec Meer, Jim Rossignol, Adam Smith, John Walker, and formerly also Kieron Gillen and Quintin Smith.
Roger Craig Smith (born August 11, 1975) is an American voice actor and former stand-up comedian best known as the former voice behind Chris Redfield in the Resident Evil series, Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the Assassin's Creed games, Deidara in the anime Naruto: Shippuden, Zhang Liao in the 6th-8th installments of Dynasty Warriors, the current voice of Steve Rogers/Captain America in Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, and Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United, several characters, including Thomas/Nikolai in Regular Show, Shinji Hirako in Bleach, Martin Reest in Monster, Percy and Belson in Clarence, Batman in Batman: Arkham Origins and Batman Unlimited, Kyle Crane in Dying Light, and as the current voice of Sonic the Hedgehog in the Sonic the Hedgehog series since 2010.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, or simply Rogue One, is a 2016 American space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards.
A rubber band (also known as an elastic band or gum band) is a loop of rubber, usually ring shaped, and commonly used to hold multiple objects together.
Samuel Stewart Witwer (born October 20, 1977) is an American actor and musician.
Saw Gerrera is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise.
A share price is the price of a single share of a number of saleable stocks of a company, derivative or other financial asset.
Shooter games are a subgenre of action game, which often test the player's speed and reaction time.
A single-player video game is a video game where input from only one player is expected throughout the course of the gaming session.
A software release life cycle is the sum of the stages of development and maturity for a piece of computer software: ranging from its initial development to its eventual release, and including updated versions of the released version to help improve software or fix software bugs still present in the software.
Solo: A Star Wars Story, or simply Solo, is a 2018 American space Western film based on the Star Wars character Han Solo.
South by Southwest (abbreviated as SXSW and colloquially referred to as South By) is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media, and music festivals and conferences that take place in mid-March in Austin, Texas, United States.
Star Destroyers are capital ships in the fictional Star Wars universe.
Star Wars is an American epic space opera media franchise, centered on a film series created by George Lucas.
Star Wars Battlefront is an action shooter video game developed by EA DICE, with additional work from Criterion Games, and published by Electronic Arts.
Star Wars Celebration is a fan gathering to celebrate the Star Wars franchise.
The Star Wars sequel trilogy is the third set of three films in the Star Wars franchise, an American space opera created by George Lucas.
Star Wars: Aftermath is a Star Wars novel by Chuck Wendig, published on September 4, 2015 by Del Rey Books.
Star Wars: Battlefront is a series of first- and third-person shooter video games based on the Star Wars films.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (also known as Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens) is a 2015 American epic space opera film produced, co-written and directed by J. J. Abrams.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi (also known as Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi) is a 2017 American epic space opera film written and directed by Rian Johnson.
The WOW Gaming Awards are awards given to video games during the annual South by Southwest Festival (SXSW), held in Austin, Texas typically in March of that year.
Temuera Derek Morrison (born 26 December 1960) is a New Zealand actor, who first gained recognition for his role as Dr. Hone Ropata on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street.
"The captain goes down with the ship" is an idiom and maritime tradition that a sea captain holds ultimate responsibility for both his ship and everyone embarked on it, and that in an emergency, he will either save them or die trying.
The Market for Computer & Video Games (short MCV, formerly The Market for Home Computing & Video Games) is a United Kingdom-based media brand which focuses on business aspects of the video game industry, including development, publishing, marketing and retail.
Third-person shooter (TPS) is a subgenre of 3D shooter games in which the player character is visible on-screen during gaming, and the gameplay consists primarily of shooting.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege is a tactical shooter video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft.
Thomas Kane Roberts (born April 15, 1962), better known as Tom Kane, is an American voice actor, known for his work in animation, films and video games.
VG247 (stylized as VG24/7) is a video game blog published in the United Kingdom, founded in February 2008 by industry veteran Patrick Garratt.
Viacom Inc. is an American multinational media conglomerate with interests primarily in film and television.
Wall Street is an eight-block-long street running roughly northwest to southeast from Broadway to South Street, at the East River, in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan in New York City.
A Webby Award is an award for excellence on the Internet presented annually by The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, a judging body composed of over two thousands industry experts and technology innovators.
Xbox One is a line of eighth generation home video game consoles developed by Microsoft.
Yoda is a fictional character in the ''Star Wars'' franchise created by George Lucas, first appearing in the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back.
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.
The 14th British Academy Video Game Awards was an awards ceremony by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, which took place on 12 April 2018 at Tobacco Dock.
The 31st Annual Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards was held on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at The Forum in Inglewood, California live on Nickelodeon and either live or on tape delay across all of Nickelodeon's international networks.
The 22nd annual Webby Awards were held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on May 14, 2018, which was hosted by comedian and writer Amber Ruffin.
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