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An adventure game is a video game in which the player assumes the role of a protagonist in an interactive story driven by exploration and puzzle-solving.
is a common name for the area around Akihabara Station in the Chiyoda ward of Tokyo, Japan.
The is a commercial building in Tokyo and is one of the more well-known landmarks in the Akihabara district.
Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics).
Alternate ending (British English: alternative ending) is a term used (usually in movies) to describe the ending of a story that was planned or debated but ultimately unused in favor of the actual ending.
Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company based in Seattle, Washington that was founded by Jeff Bezos on July 5, 1994.
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.
Anime is a style of hand-drawn and computer animation originating in, and commonly associated with, Japan.
Anime Expo, abbreviated AX, is an American anime convention held in Los Angeles, California and organized by the non-profit Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation (SPJA).
Anime News Network (ANN) is an anime industry news website that reports on the status of anime, manga, video games, Japanese popular music and other related cultures within North America, Australia, South East Asia and Japan.
is a Japanese toy company, and a former game developer and publishing, headquartered in the Shinagawa Seaside West Building in Shinagawa, Tokyo.
is a Japanese media franchise based on characters created by illustrator Ryohei Fuke also known as Huke.
Bravely Default, known in Japan as Bravely Default: Flying Fairy, is a role-playing video game developed by Silicon Studio for the Nintendo 3DS handheld video game console.
Causality (also referred to as causation, or cause and effect) is what connects one process (the cause) with another process or state (the effect), where the first is partly responsible for the second, and the second is partly dependent on the first.
CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (Organisation européenne pour la recherche nucléaire), known as CERN (derived from the name Conseil européen pour la recherche nucléaire), is a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.
Chaos;Head is a visual novel video game developed by 5pb. and Nitroplus.
Chaos;Head Love Chu Chu! is a romantic comedy visual novel video game developed by 5pb. and Nitroplus.
Chiptune, also known as chip music or 8-bit music, is synthesized electronic music which is made for programmable sound generator (PSG) sound chips used in vintage computers, consoles, and arcade machines.
Cognitive computing (CC) describes technology platforms that, broadly speaking, are based on the scientific disciplines of artificial intelligence and signal processing.
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.
, otherwise known as the, is the world's largest dōjinshi fair, held twice a year in Tokyo, Japan.
is a Japanese computer game magazine, first published in 1983, by Kadokawa Shoten.
, a contraction of the words costume play, is a hobby in which participants called cosplayers wear costumes and fashion accessories to represent a specific character.
The DeLorean time machine is a fictional automobile-based time travel device featured in the ''Back to the Future'' franchise.
Destructoid is an independent website, that was founded as a video game-focused blog in March 2006 by Yanier Gonzalez.
A dystopia (from the Greek δυσ- "bad" and τόπος "place"; alternatively, cacotopia,Cacotopia (from κακός kakos "bad") was the term used by Jeremy Bentham in his 19th century works kakotopia, or simply anti-utopia) is a community or society that is undesirable or frightening.
, formerly, is a Japanese publisher and brand company of Kadokawa Corporation founded on January 30, 1987 as.
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.
Evil laughter or maniacal laughter is a stock manic laughter by a villain in fiction.
The Japanese video game magazine Famitsū assigns scores to video games by having four reviewers each give a score from 0 to 10 (with ten indicating the best game).
is a line of Japanese video game magazines published by Enterbrain, Inc. and Tokuma.
A fan disc (sometimes called fandisk or simply abbreviated as FD) is a package of additional content, usually released by a game company after the successful launch of one of its titles.
FUNimation Productions, LLC (commonly known as Funimation) is an American entertainment, anime, and foreign content distribution company that is majority owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, a division of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.
GameFan (originally known as Diehard GameFan) was a publication started by Tim Lindquist and Dave Halverson in September 1992 that provided coverage of domestic and import video games.
GamesMaster is a British television show, screened on Channel 4 from 1992 to 1998, and was the first ever UK television show dedicated to computer and video games.
GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.
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.
The hacker culture is a subculture of individuals who enjoy the intellectual challenge of creatively overcoming limitations of software systems to achieve novel and clever outcomes.
Hardcore Gamer is an online American video game magazine published by Steve Hannley.
is a Japanese singer, songwriter and voice actress.
The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.
The IBM 5100 Portable Computer is a portable computer (one of the first) introduced in September 1975, six years before the IBM Personal Computer.
Interactive fiction, often abbreviated IF, is software simulating environments in which players use text commands to control characters and influence the environment.
Internet radio (also web radio, net radio, streaming radio, e-radio, IP radio, online radio) is a digital audio service transmitted via the Internet.
iOS (formerly iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. exclusively for its hardware.
JAST USA is a publisher of English-language versions of Japanese video games, specifically bishōjo games, dating sims, visual novels and Japanese RPGs.
The is the Japanese national aerospace and space agency.
John Titor is a name used on several bulletin boards during 2000 and 2001 by a poster claiming to be an American military time traveler from 2036.
is a Japanese anime screenwriter and light novelist.
, formerly and, is a Japanese female vocal group associated with a chain of maid cafés and restaurants called Afilia Group.
, formerly, is a Japanese publisher and brand company of Kadokawa Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan.
is a Japanese voice actress and singer represented by the Office Osawa talent agency.
is a female Japanese singer from Utsunomiya, Tochigi, Japan.
Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network.
Game of the Year (abbreviated GotY) is a title awarded by various gaming publications to a deserving game.
This is a list of video games that have consistently been ranked among the best of all time by video game journalists and critics.
MacRumors.com is a website that aggregates Mac and Apple related news, rumors, and reports.
Mad scientist (also mad doctor or mad professor) is a caricature of a scientist who is described as "mad" or "insane" owing to a combination of unusual or unsettling personality traits and the unabashedly ambitious, taboo or hubristic nature of their experiments.
is a Japanese publishing company that focuses on manga-related publications and is also involved in the development of anime and live-action adaptations.
, formerly, is a Japanese video game manufacturer and record label for video game and anime music.
are a subcategory of cosplay restaurants found predominantly in Japan.
are comics created in Japan or by creators in the Japanese language, conforming to a style developed in Japan in the late 19th century.
Manga Entertainment is a producer, licensee, and distributor of Japanese animation in the United Kingdom.
Massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs) are a combination of role-playing video games and massively multiplayer online games in which a very large number of players interact with one another within a virtual world.
, formerly is a Japanese publisher and brand company of Kadokawa Corporation.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
is a series of action-adventure stealth video games, created by Hideo Kojima and developed and published by Konami.
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
is a Japanese seinen manga magazine published by Media Factory.
is a Japanese shōnen manga magazine published by Mag Garden.
is a monthly shōnen manga magazine in Japan published by Kadokawa Shoten, started in 1994.
MP3 (formally MPEG-1 Audio Layer III or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III) is an audio coding format for digital audio.
The series is a brand of plastic figures created by the Japanese Good Smile Company in 2006.
is a monthly magazine publication originating from Japan, covering anime and manga (and to a lesser extent, tokusatsu, Japanese science fiction and video games).
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 Switch is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo.
Nitroplus Co., Ltd., stylized as nitro+, is a Japanese visual novel computer software company that has developed a number of visual novels, including eroge.
A video game with nonlinear gameplay presents players with challenges that can be completed in a number of different sequences.
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.
An original net animation (ONA), known in Japan as, is an anime that is directly released onto the Internet.
, abbreviated as and sometimes as OAV (original animated video), are Japanese animated films and series made specially for release in home video formats without prior showings on television or in theatres, though the first part of an OVA series may be broadcast for promotional purposes.
is a Japanese term for people with obsessive interests, commonly towards the anime and manga fandom.
The, commonly shortened to PC-88, are a brand of Zilog Z80-based home computers released by Nippon Electric Company (NEC) in 1981 in Japan, where it became very popular.
is a fighting video game developed by 5pb., Delta Factory and R.U.N, and published by 5pb.
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 3 (PS3) is a home video game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation 4 (PS4) is an eighth-generation home video game console developed by Sony Interactive Entertainment.
PlayStation Official Magazine – UK, generally abbreviated as OPM, is a magazine based in the United Kingdom that covers PlayStation news, originally created in Winter 2006.
The PlayStation Portable (PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation Vita (officially abbreviated PS Vita or Vita) is a handheld game console developed and released by Sony Computer Entertainment.
A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.
A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).
Radio drama (or audio drama, audio play, radio play, radio theater, or audio theater) is a dramatized, purely acoustic performance.
Retrogaming, also known as classic gaming and old school gaming, is the playing or collecting of older personal computer, console, and arcade video games in contemporary times.
Robotics;Notes is a visual novel video game developed by 5pb. It is the third main game in the Science Adventure series, following Chaos;Head and Steins;Gate, and is described by the developers as an "Augmented Science Adventure".
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 scan line (also scanline) is one line, or row, in a raster scanning pattern, such as a line of video on a cathode ray tube (CRT) display of a television set or computer monitor.
Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world's top academic journals.
Science Adventure is a series of science fiction visual novel video games developed by 5pb., Nitroplus, and Chiyomaru Studio.
is a Japanese book and video game publisher headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
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.
A sound chip is an integrated circuit (i.e. "chip") designed to produce sound.
is a Japanese video game development and localization company specializing in role-playing video game and visual novels.
Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. is a Japanese video game developer, publisher, and distribution company that is best known for its Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Kingdom Hearts role-playing video game franchises, among numerous others.
Steam is a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation, which offers digital rights management (DRM), multiplayer gaming, video streaming and social networking services.
is a seinen manga series created by Yomi Sarachi based on 5pb. and Nitroplus's video game of the same name, and is part of the Science Adventure franchise.
is a 2011 anime television series created by the animation studio White Fox based on 5pb. and Nitroplus's 2009 video game of the same name, and is part of the Science Adventure franchise.
Steins;Gate 0 is a visual novel video game developed by 5pb. It is part of the Science Adventure series, and is a sequel to the 2009 game Steins;Gate.
Steins;Gate Elite is an upcoming visual novel video game in the Science Adventure series.
Steins;Gate: Linear Bounded Phenogram is a visual novel video game developed by 5pb., released for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PlayStation Vita in 2013 and iOS in 2014, with a PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows version planned for release in 2018.
is a 2013 Japanese animated science fiction film produced by White Fox.
Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi Channel and Sci Fi) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.
is a Japanese video game composer.
is a Japanese anime scriptwriter and director.
The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.
Time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future.
Time travel is the concept of movement between certain points in time, analogous to movement between different points in space by an object or a person, typically using a hypothetical device known as a time machine.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
is a private university in Adachi, Tokyo, Japan.
is a Japanese term for a character development process that describes a person who is initially cold (and sometimes even hostile) before gradually showing a warmer, friendlier side over time.
Twitter is an online news and social networking service on which users post and interact with messages known as "tweets".
UDON Entertainment Corporation is a studio (or "art collective") of Asian-influenced comic book creators that provides creative services to the entertainment industry.
is a Japanese monthly seinen manga magazine published by Shueisha under the Jump line of magazines.
A is an interactive game genre, which originated in Japan, featuring mostly static graphics, most often using anime-style art or occasionally live-action stills (and sometimes video footage).
Voice acting is the art of performing voice-overs or providing voices to represent a character or to provide information to an audience or user.
, is a Japanese animation studio.
The world line (or worldline) of an object is the path that object traces in -dimensional spacetime.
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.
is a Japanese voice actress and singer affiliated with Holy Peak.
is a Japanese voice actress, choreographer, dancer and singer.
is a Japanese textboard.
428: Shibuya Scramble is a visual novel adventure video game designed by Kōichi Nakamura and directed by Jiro Ishii, developed by Nakamura's company Chunsoft, and published by Sega, originally in Japan for the Wii on December 4, 2008.
8-bit is also a generation of microcomputers in which 8-bit microprocessors were the norm.
8-bit color graphics is a method of storing image information in a computer's memory or in an image file, such that each pixel is represented by one 8-bit byte.