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Survival horror is a subgenre of video games inspired by horror fiction that focuses on survival of the character as the game tries to scare the player(s). [1]

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Access Games

Access Games Inc. is a Japanese video game developer based in Osaka, Japan.

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Action (fiction)

Action is one of the fiction-writing modes authors use to present fiction.

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Action game

The action game is a video game genre that emphasizes physical challenges, including hand–eye coordination and reaction-time.

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Action role-playing game

Action role-playing games (abbreviated action RPG, action/RPG, or ARPG) form a loosely defined subgenre of role-playing video games that incorporate elements of action or action-adventure games, emphasizing real-time action where the player has direct control over characters, instead of turn-based or menu-based combat.

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Adventure game

An adventure game is a video game in which the player assumes the role of protagonist in an interactive story driven by exploration and puzzle-solving.

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Alien (film)

Alien is a 1979 American science-fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Tom Skerritt, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton, John Hurt, Ian Holm and Yaphet Kotto.

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Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark is a series of survival horror computer games from Infogrames.

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Alone in the Dark (2008 video game)

Alone in the Dark is the fifth installment of the survival horror video game series under the same name created by Atari.

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a survival horror video game by Frictional Games, released for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux platforms.

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Ant Attack

Ant Attack is a ZX Spectrum computer game by Sandy White.

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Arcade game

An arcade game or coin-op is a coin-operated entertainment machine, usually installed in public businesses, such as restaurants, bars, and particularly amusement arcades.

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Art film

An art film (also known as an art movie, specialty film, art-house film / arthouse film, or, in the collective sense, as art cinema) is typically a serious, independent film aimed at a niche market rather than a mass market audience.

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Atari 2600

The Atari 2600, or Atari VCS before 1982, is a home video game console released on September 11, 1977 by Atari, Inc.

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B movie

A B movie is a low-budget commercial motion picture that is not an arthouse film.

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Bandai

is a Japanese toy making and video game company, as well as the producer of a large number of plastic model kits.

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Bandai LCD Solarpower

The LCD Solarpower series were handheld electronic games powered by solar energy made by Bandai in 1982.

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Beat 'em up

Beat 'em up (also known as brawler) is a video game genre featuring melee combat between the protagonist and an improbably large number of underpowered enemies.

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Blue Stinger

is an action survival horror game released in 1999 for the Dreamcast game console.

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Boss (video gaming)

In video gaming, a boss is a significant computer-controlled enemy.

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Cannibalism

Cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings.

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Capcom

, or Capcom, is a Japanese developer and publisher of video games, known for creating multi-million-selling franchises such as Mega Man, Street Fighter, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Ace Attorney, and Monster Hunter.

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Castlevania

, also known as, is a video game series created and developed by Konami, centered on the Belmonts, a clan of vampire hunters, and their fight with Dracula.

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Cinema of Japan

The has a history that spans more than 100 years.

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Claustrophobia

Claustrophobia is the fear of having no escape and being in closed or small spaces or rooms.

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Climax Studios

Climax Studios is a British video game developer based in Portsmouth, known for various ports, a cancelled MMORPG based on the Warhammer license and several games from the ''Silent Hill'' franchise.

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Clock Tower (1995 video game)

is a survival horror point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Human Entertainment for the Super Famicom in 1995.

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Clock Tower (1996 video game)

Clock Tower, known in Japan as, is a survival horror point-and-click adventure game developed by Human Entertainment for the PlayStation.

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Clock Tower (series)

is a survival horror point-and-click adventure video game series, originally created by Human Entertainment and continued by Sunsoft and Capcom.

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Clock Tower 3

is a survival horror video game for the PlayStation 2 co-developed by Capcom Production Studio 3 and Sunsoft, and published by Capcom.

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Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within

Clock Tower II: The Struggle Within, released in Japan as, is a survival horror point-and-click adventure game created by Human Entertainment, published by Agetec, and was released for the PlayStation in 1998.

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CNET

CNET (stylized as c|net) is an American media website that publishes reviews, news, articles, blogs, podcasts and videos on technology and consumer electronics globally.

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Computer and Video Games

Computer and Video Games (CVG, C&VG or C+VG) was a UK-based video game magazine, published in its original form between 1981 and 2004.

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Computer-generated imagery

Computer-generated imagery (CGI) is the application of computer graphics to create or contribute to images in art, printed media, video games, films, television programs, commercials, videos, and simulators.

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Console game

A console game is a form of interactive multimedia used for entertainment.

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Cooperative gameplay

Cooperative gameplay (often abbreviated as co-op) is a feature in video games that allows players to work together as teammates against one or more AI opponents.

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Corpse Party

is a survival horror, adventure, and dōjin soft video game series originally created by Makoto Kedōin and developed by Team GrisGris.

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Crash (magazine)

Crash was a magazine dedicated to the ZX Spectrum home computer.

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Cry of Fear

Cry of Fear is a first-person psychological survival horror video game created by Team Psykskallar.

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Cthulhu Mythos deities

Writer H.P. Lovecraft created a number of fictional deities throughout the course of his literary career, including the "Great Old Ones" and the "Outer Gods", with sporadic references to other miscellaneous deities (e.g. Nodens).

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Cult video game

A cult video game is a video game that has maintained a dedicated cult following among gaming enthusiasts, although not meeting commercial success upon release.

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Culture of Asia

The Culture of Asia is human civilization in Asia.

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Culture of Japan

The culture of Japan has evolved greatly over the millennia, from the country's prehistoric Jōmon period, to its contemporary hybrid culture, which combines influences from Asia, Europe, and North America.

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Culture of the United States

The culture of the United States is primarily Western, but is influenced by African, Native American, Asian, Polynesian, and Latin American cultures.

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D (video game)

is a survival horror puzzle adventure game released in 1995 by WARP.

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Dead Space (2008 video game)

Dead Space is a 2008 science fiction survival horror video game developed by EA Redwood Shores (now Visceral Games) for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.

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Deadly Premonition

Deadly Premonition, known as in Japan, is an open world, survival horror video game developed by Access Games for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

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Destructoid

Destructoid is a Webby Award winning independent video game-focused blog that was founded in March 2006 by Yanier Gonzalez.

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Dino Crisis

is a survival horror video game developed and produced by Capcom originally for the Sony PlayStation console in 1999.

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Dino Crisis 2

is an action-adventure video game for the PlayStation and Microsoft Windows developed by Capcom in 2000.

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Doom 3

Doom 3 (stylized as D00M3) is a science fiction survival horror first-person shooter video game developed by id Software and published by Activision.

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Dracula

Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker.

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Dragon Quest

, published as Dragon Warrior in North America until 2005,Due to the inconsistent usage by sources since Square Enix obtained the naming rights to Dragon Quest in North America, Dragon Quest has been used by sources to refer to games released solely under the Dragon Warrior title.

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Dreamcast

The is a home video game console that was released by Sega on November 27, 1998 in Japan, September 9, 1999 in North America, and October 14, 1999 in Europe.

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Dynamix

Dynamix, Inc. was an American developer of video games from 1984 to 2001, best known for the flight simulator ''Red Baron'', the puzzle game The Incredible Machine, the Front Page Sports series, the acclaimed Betrayal at Krondor, and their online multiplayer game Tribes.

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Edge (magazine)

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.

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Edogawa Ranpo

, better known by the pseudonym, also romanized as Edogawa Rampo, was a Japanese author and critic who played a major role in the development of Japanese mystery fiction.

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Eurogamer

Eurogamer is an award-winning website and YouTube channel focused on video game news, reviews and other features.

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F.E.A.R.

F.E.A.R. First Encounter Assault Recon is a survival horror first-person shooter developed by Monolith Productions and published by Vivendi.

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Fatal Frame

Fatal Frame, known as Project Zero in Europe and in Japan, is a supernatural, survival horror video game series developed by Tecmo and Grasshopper Manufacture for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U. The first game, Fatal Frame, was released on 13 December 2001, and since then several sequels and spin-offs have spawned from it.

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Fatal Frame (video game)

Fatal Frame, known in Japan as and in Europe as Project Zero, is a survival horror video game for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox consoles, and the first installment in the Fatal Frame series.

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Fatal Frame: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse

, also known as Project Zero: Mask of the Lunar Eclipse, is a survival horror video game developed by Grasshopper Manufacture.

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Final Fantasy

is a media franchise created by Hironobu Sakaguchi, and is developed and owned by Square Enix (formerly Square).

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First person (video games)

In video games, the first person refers to a graphical perspective rendered from the viewpoint of the player character.

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First-person shooter

First-person shooter (FPS) is a video game genre centered on gun and projectile weapon-based combat through a first-person perspective; that is, the player experiences the action through the eyes of the protagonist.

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Five Nights at Freddy's

Five Nights at Freddy's is a 2014 indie point-and-click survival horror video game based off the fictional restaurant Freddy Fazbears Pizzeria and designed by Scott Cawthon.

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Frankenstein

Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus is a novel written by the English author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley about the young science student Victor Frankenstein, who creates a grotesque but sentient creature in an unorthodox scientific experiment.

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Frictional Games

Frictional Games, Inc. is an independent video game company located in Helsingborg, Sweden.

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Galerians

is a 1999 survival horror video game developed by Polygon Magic, published by ASCII Entertainment and distributed by Crave Entertainment for the PlayStation.

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Game Informer

Game Informer (GI) is an American monthly video game magazine featuring articles, news, strategy, and reviews of video games and associated consoles.

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Game Revolution

Game Revolution (formerly Game-Revolution) or GR is a gaming website created in 1996.

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GameDaily

GameDaily (GD) was a video game journalism website based in the United States.

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GameFan

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.

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GamePro

Gamepro (stylized as 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.

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GameSpot

GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on certain video games.

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GameSpy

GameSpy was a provider of online multiplayer and matchmaking middleware for video games.

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GamesRadar

GamesRadar is an entertainment website primarily featuring video game related news, previews, reviews, videos, and guides.

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GameTrailers

GameTrailers (also known as GT) is a media website that specializes in video game related content.

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Ghost House (video game)

Ghost House is a single-player, side-scrolling horror-action video game published by SEGA and released in 1986 for the Master System, which was loosely based on Sega's 1982 arcade game Monster Bash.

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Graphic adventure game

A graphic adventure game is a form of adventure game.

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H. P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft (August 20, 1890 – March 15, 1937) was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction.

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Handheld electronic game

Handheld electronic game(s) are very small, portable devices for playing interactive electronic games, often miniaturized versions of video games.

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Haunted House (video game)

Haunted House is an Atari 2600 video game, first released in 1982, in which the player (represented by a pair of eyes) must navigate the haunted mansion of the late Zachary Graves to recover the three pieces of an urn.

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Haunting Ground

Haunting Ground, originally titled in Japan, is a survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom for the PlayStation 2 in 2005.

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Hellnight

Hellnight, known as (Dark Messiah ダークメサイア Dākumesaia) in Japan, is a first-person survival horror video game developed and published by Atlus Co. in collaboration with Konami in 1998.

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Horror and terror

The distinction between horror and terror is a standard literary and psychological concept applied especially to Gothic literature and film.

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Horror comedy

Horror comedy is a literary and film genre that combines elements of comedy and horror fiction.

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Horror fiction

Horror fiction, horror literature and also horror fantasy are genres of literature, which are intended to, or have the capacity to frighten, scare, or startle their readers or viewers by inducing feelings of horror and terror.

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Horror film

Horror is a film genre seeking to elicit a negative emotional reaction from viewers by playing on the audience's primal fears.

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Human Entertainment

Human Corporation (ヒューマン株式会社 Hyūman kabushiki gaisha) was a Japanese computer and video game developer and publisher.

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IGN

IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is a San Francisco-based games and entertainment media company operated by Ziff Davis LLC.

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Independent video game development

Independent video game development is the process of creating indie games; these are video games, commonly created by small teams or individuals and usually without significant financial support of a video game publisher or other outside source.

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Indie game

Independent video games (commonly referred to as indie games) are video games created by individuals or small teams generally without video game publisher financial support.

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Infogrames Entertainment, SA

Infogrames Entertainment, SA (IESA) was an international French holding company headquartered in Lyon, France.

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Interactive movie

An interactive movie, also known as Movie Game or VCR Game is a video game that features highly cinematic presentation and heavy use of scripting, often through the use of full-motion video of either animated or live-action footage.

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J-Horror Theater

J-Horror Theater is a Japanese horror series of films.

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Japanese horror

Japanese horror is Japanese horror fiction in popular culture, noted for its unique thematic and conventional treatment of the horror genre in light of western treatments.

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Jim Sterling

Jim Sterling (born James Stanton, January 1, 1984) is an English video game journalist, reviewer, consumer advocate, and the former review editor for the websites The Escapist and Destructoid.

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Keiichiro Toyama

is a video game designer, best known as the creator of the survival horror video games Silent Hill (1999) and Siren series.

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Kenseiden

is an action role-playing video game for the Sega Master System created by Sega.

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Konami

(commonly referred to as Konami) is a Japanese developer and publisher of numerous toys, trading cards, anime, tokusatsu, slot machines, arcade cabinets and video games.

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Kotaku

Kotaku is a video game-focused blog and part of Gawker Media's "Gawker" network of sites.

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Laplace no Ma

is a Japanese video game released in 1987 for the NEC PC-8801 and NEC PC-9801.

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Left 4 Dead

Left 4 Dead is a cooperative first-person shooter video game with survival horror elements, developed by Turtle Rock Studios and published by Valve Corporation.

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Light gun

A light gun is a pointing device for computers and a control device for arcade and video games, shaped as a pistol.

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Light gun shooter

Light gun shooter, also called light gun game or simply gun game, is a shooter video game genre in which the primary design element is aiming and shooting with a gun-shaped controller.

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Liquid-crystal display

A liquid-crystal display (LCD) is a flat panel display, electronic visual display, or video display that uses the light modulating properties of liquid crystals.

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List of horror video games

This is a list of horror video games.

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Malcolm Evans (computer programmer)

Malcolm Evans (born 10 April 1944) is a British computer game programmer, best known for his games 3D Monster Maze for the Sinclair ZX81 and Trashman for the ZX Spectrum, released in 1982 and 1984 respectively.

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McFarland & Company

McFarland & Company, Inc. is a book publisher of primarily academic and adult nonfiction based in Jefferson, North Carolina.

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Metal Gear (video game)

is an overhead military action-adventure stealth video game originally released in by Konami for the MSX2 computer in Japan and parts of Europe.

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MSX

MSX is the name of a standardized home computer architecture, first announced by Microsoft on June 16, 1983.

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Multiplayer online game

A multiplayer online game is a multiplayer video game which can be played via a game server over the internet, with other players around the world.

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Multiplayer video game

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.

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Namco

(commonly referred to as Namco) is a Japanese corporation best known as a former video game developer and publisher.

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Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System (also abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

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Nintendo Power

Nintendo Power was a news and strategy magazine which was initially published in-house monthly by Nintendo of America, and later run independently.

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Noh

, or —derived from the Sino-Japanese word for "skill" or "talent"—is a major form of classical Japanese musical drama that has been performed since the 14th century.

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Non-player character

A non-player character (NPC), sometimes known as a non-person character or non-playable character, in a game is any character that is not controlled by a player.

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Nonlinear gameplay

A video game with nonlinear gameplay presents players with challenges that can be completed in a number of different sequences.

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Open world

Open world is a term for video games where a player can move freely through a virtual world and is given considerable freedom in choosing how or when to approach objectives, as opposed to other computer games that have a more linear structure.

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OverBlood

OverBlood is a science fiction video game developed by Riverhillsoft and published by Electronic Arts for the PlayStation.

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PALGN

The PAL Gaming Network (PALGN) was an Australian-based video game news and reviews website that focused on the videogame industry and culture in PAL territories, particularly Australia and the UK.

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Parallel thinking

Parallel thinking is a term coined and implemented by Edward de Bono.

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Parasite Eve (video game)

is a 1998 action role-playing survival horror video game developed and published by Square.

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Parasite Eve II

is an action role-playing survival horror video game released exclusively for the PlayStation.

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PC-8801

The PC-8801 is a Zilog Z80-based home computer released by Nippon Electric Company (NEC) in 1981 in Japan, where it became very popular.

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Penumbra (video game series)

Penumbra is the name of an episodic survival horror video game series developed by Frictional Games and published by Paradox Interactive and Lexicon Entertainment.

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Permanent death

In role-playing games, permanent death (often permadeath or PD) is a situation in which player characters that die are permanently and are removed from the game and may no longer be used to play.

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Persistent world

A persistent world or persistent state world (PSW) is a virtual world which, by the definition by Richard Bartle, "continues to exist and develop internally even when there are no people interacting with it".

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Player character

A player character or playable character (PC) is a character in a role-playing or video game whose actions are directly controlled by a player of the game and is typically a protagonist of the game's story.

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PlayStation

is a series of video game consoles created and developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.

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Point and click

Point and click are the actions of a computer user moving a pointer to a certain location on a screen (pointing) and then pressing a button on a mouse, usually the left button (click), or other pointing device.

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Polygon (computer graphics)

Polygons are used in computer graphics to compose images that are three-dimensional in appearance.

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Pre-rendering

Pre-rendering is the process in which video footage is not rendered in real-time by the hardware that is outputting or playing back the video.

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Project Firestart

Project Firestart is a cinematic action/adventure game for the Commodore 64 computer system.

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Psychological horror

Psychological horror is a subgenre of horror fiction, film, and video games (as a narrative) which relies on the characters' fears and emotional instability to build tension.

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Puzzle video game

Puzzle video games are a genre of video games that emphasize puzzle solving.

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Quicksilva

Quicksilva was a British games software publisher active during the early 1980s.

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Random encounter

A random encounter is a feature commonly used in various role-playing games whereby encounters with non-player character (NPC) enemies or other dangers occur sporadically and at random.

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Resident Evil

is an action, adventure, horror fiction video game based media franchise created by Shinji Mikami and owned by the video game company Capcom.

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Resident Evil (1996 video game)

Resident Evil, originally released in Japan as, is a survival horror videogame developed and released by Capcom originally for the PlayStation in 1996.

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Resident Evil - Code: Veronica

is a survival horror video game developed by Capcom and originally released for the Sega Dreamcast in 2000.

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Resident Evil 2

Resident Evil 2, known in Japan as, is a 1998 survival horror video game originally released for the PlayStation.

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Resident Evil 4

Resident Evil 4, known as in Japan, is a survival horror third-person shooter video game developed by Capcom Production Studio 4 and released by multiple publishers, including Capcom, Ubisoft, Nintendo Australia, Red Ant Enterprises and THQ Asia Pacific.

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Resident Evil Outbreak

Resident Evil Outbreak, known as in Japan, is a survival horror video game with online playability for the PlayStation 2.

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Resident Evil Survivor

Resident Evil Survivor, known in Japan as, is a light gun shooter video game developed by Tose and published by Capcom.

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Resident Evil: Dead Aim

Resident Evil: Dead Aim, known as in Japan, is the fourth release in a series of light gun shooter video games by Capcom.

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Retro Gamer

Retro Gamer is a British magazine, published worldwide, covering retro video games.

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Riverhillsoft

was a Japanese video game manufacturer in operation from 1982 to 2000.

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Rock, Paper, Shotgun

Rock, Paper, Shotgun is a UK-based PC gaming blog written by Alec Meer, Jim Rossignol, Adam Smith, John Walker, and previously Kieron Gillen and Quintin Smith.

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Role-playing video game

A role-playing video game (commonly referred to as role-playing game or RPG, and in the past was also known as computer role-playing game or cRPG) is a video game genre where the player controls the actions of a main character (or several adventuring party members) immersed in some well-defined world.

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RPG Maker

RPG Maker, known in Japan as, is the name of a series of programs for the development of role-playing games (RPGs) first created by the Japanese group ASCII, then succeeded by Enterbrain.

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Science fiction

Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes and extraterrestrial life.

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Scissorman

Scissorman is a nickname of several antagonist characters featured in horror fiction franchise Clock Tower by Human Entertainment, Sunsoft and Capcom.

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Sega

, originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with multiple offices around the world.

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Sentience

Sentience is the ability to feel, perceive, or experience subjectively.

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Shinji Mikami

is a Japanese video game designer best known for creating the survival horror series Resident Evil.

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Shooter game

Shooter games are a subgenre of action game, which often test the player's speed and reaction time.

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Silent Hill

is a Japanese horror franchise created by Keiichiro Toyama and published by Konami and its subsidiary Konami Digital Entertainment.

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Silent Hill (video game)

is a survival horror video game for the PlayStation published by Konami and developed by Team Silent, a Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo group.

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Silent Hill 4: The Room

Silent Hill 4: The Room is a survival horror video game, the fourth installment in the Silent Hill series, published by Konami and developed by Team Silent, a production group within Konami Computer Entertainment Tokyo.

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Silent Hill: Homecoming

Silent Hill: Homecoming is a survival horror video game, the sixth installment in the Silent Hill series, developed by Double Helix Games.

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Silent Hill: Shattered Memories

is a survival horror video game developed by Climax Studios and published by Konami Digital Entertainment for the Wii in December 2009.

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Siren (video game)

, known as Forbidden Siren in the PAL regions, is a survival horror video game developed by Project Siren, a development team of SCE Japan Studio, for the PlayStation 2 in.

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Slasher film

Slasher films are a subgenre of American horror films which typically involve a violent psychopath murdering several victims.

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Slender: The Eight Pages

Slender: The Eight Pages is a freeware indie-developed first-person survival horror video game released in June 2012 as a beta for Microsoft Windows and OS X, utilizing the Unity engine.

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Solar energy

Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture and artificial photosynthesis.

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Soma (video game)

Soma (stylized as SOMA) is a science fiction survival horror video game developed by Frictional Games and released on 22 September 2015.

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Sony

, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

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Splatterhouse

is a beat 'em up slasher arcade game developed and published by Namco.

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Square (company)

was a Japanese video game company founded in September 1986 by Masashi Miyamoto.

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Stealth game

A stealth game is a type of video game that tasks the player with using stealth to avoid or overcome antagonists.

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Superwarp

WARP is a now-defunct video game developer.

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SWAT

Special Weapons and Tactics teams are police units in the United States that use specialized or military equipment and tactics.

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Sweet Home (video game)

is a 1989 psychological horror role-playing video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System.

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TeamXbox

TeamXbox was a gaming media web site dedicated to Microsoft's Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One platforms.

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The Escapist (magazine)

The Escapist (typeset as the escapist) is an online magazine covering mostly video games as well as movies, comics, TV, and more.

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The Evil Within

The Evil Within, known as in Japan, is a third-person psychological survival horror video game developed by Tango Gameworks and published by Bethesda Softworks.

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The Note (video game)

is a first-person survival horror adventure game developed by Team Bughouse and published by SunSoft for the Sony PlayStation.

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The Thing (video game)

The Thing is a third-person shooter/psychological horror video game developed by Computer Artworks, published by Black Label Games, a publishing wing of Vivendi Universal Games, and distributed by Konami for Windows, Xbox and PlayStation 2.

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Theguardian.com

theguardian.com, formerly known as Guardian Unlimited and guardian.co.uk, is a British news and media website owned by the Guardian Media Group.

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Third-person shooter

Third-person shooter is a genre of 3D action games in which the player character is visible on-screen, and the gameplay consists primarily of shooting.

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TurboGrafx-16

The TurboGrafx-16 Entertainment SuperSystem, originally known in Japan as the, is a home video game console joint-developed by Hudson Soft and NEC, released in Japan on October 30, 1987, and in the United States on August 29, 1989.

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Turns, rounds and time-keeping systems in games

In video and other games, the passage of time must be handled in a way that players find fair and easy to understand.

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Types of fiction with multiple endings

Multiple endings refer to a case in entertainment (usually video games) where the story could end in different ways.

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Tyrannosaurus

Tyrannosaurus (or ("tyrant lizard", from the Ancient Greek tyrannos (τύραννος), "tyrant", and sauros (σαῦρος), "lizard")) is a genus of coelurosaurian theropod dinosaur.

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UGO Networks

UGO Entertainment, Inc. was a website that provided coverage of online media in entertainment targeting males aged 18–34.

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Undead

An undead is a being in mythology, legend or fiction that is deceased but behaves as if alive.

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University Press of Mississippi

The University Press of Mississippi, founded in 1970, is a publisher that is sponsored by the eight state universities in Mississippi.

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Victor Entertainment

, formerly, is a subsidiary of Japan Victor Company (JVC) that produces and distributes music, movies and other entertainment products such as anime and television shows in Japan.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Video game console

A video game console is a device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game.

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Video game genre

Video game genres are used to categorize video games based on their gameplay interaction rather than visual or narrative differences.

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Video game graphics

A variety of computer graphic techniques have been used to display video game content throughout the history of video games.

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Video game music

Video game music is the soundtrack or background music accompanying video games.

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Video game remake

A video game remake is a video game closely adapted from an earlier title, usually for the purpose of modernizing a game for newer hardware and contemporary audiences.

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Virtual camera system

In 3D video games, a virtual camera system aims at controlling a camera or a set of cameras to display a view of a 3D virtual world.

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Werewolf

A werewolf, also known as a lycanthrope (from the Greek λυκάνθρωπος lykánthropos: λύκος, lykos, "wolf", and ἄνθρωπος, anthrōpos, "man"), is a mythological or folkloric human with the ability to shapeshift into a wolf or a therianthropic hybrid wolf-like creature, either purposely or after being placed under a curse or affliction (e.g. via a bite or scratch from another werewolf).

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Western culture

Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Western lifestyle, or European civilization, is a term used very broadly to refer to a heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional customs, belief systems, political systems, and specific artifacts and technologies that have some origin or association with Europe, having both indigenous and foreign origin.

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Zelda II: The Adventure of Link

is an action role-playing video game with platforming elements.

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ZX81

The ZX81 is a home computer produced by Sinclair Research and manufactured in Scotland by Timex Corporation.

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1UP.com

1UP.com was an American entertainment website that focused on video games.

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2.5D

2.5D ("two-and-a-half-dimensional"), ¾ perspective, and pseudo-3D are terms, mainly in the video game industry, used to describe either 2D graphical projections and similar techniques used to cause a series of images (or scenes) to simulate the appearance of being three-dimensional (3D) when in fact they are not, or gameplay in an otherwise three-dimensional video game that is restricted to a two-dimensional plane or has a virtual camera with a fixed angle.

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3D computer graphics

3D 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.

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3D Monster Maze

3D Monster Maze is a computer game developed from an idea by J.K.Greye and programmed by Malcolm Evans in 1981 for the Sinclair ZX81 platform with the 16 KB memory expansion.

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3DO Interactive Multiplayer

The 3DO Interactive Multiplayer (often called simply the 3DO) is a home video game console platform developed by The 3DO Company.

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References

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