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The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS) is a non-profit organization of industry professionals, which organize the annual D.I.C.E. ("Design Innovate Communicate Entertain") Summit which includes the presentations of the D.I.C.E. Awards.
Alexander Brandon (also known as Siren in the demoscene and tracker community, born September 24, 1974) is a US musician, former member of Straylight Productions, who composed music mostly for games produced by Epic Games, or games based on Epic technology, including Unreal, Unreal Tournament, Deus Ex, Tyrian, Jazz Jackrabbit 2 and the cancelled game Jazz Jackrabbit 3D.
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.
Andrew Gregory Sega (born May 20, 1975), also known as Necros, is an American musician best known for tracking modules in the 1990s demoscene as well as for composing music for several well-known video games.
The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.Th.; often called the Aristotelian University or University of Thessaloniki; Αριστοτέλειο Πανεπιστήμιο Θεσσαλονίκης) is the sixth oldest and among the most highly ranked tertiary education institutions in Greece.
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.
The Artistic License (version 1.0) is a software license used for certain free and open-source software packages, most notably the standard implementation of the Perl programming language and most CPAN modules, which are dual-licensed under the Artistic License and the GNU General Public License (GPL).
Atari, Inc. was founded in 1993 as GT Interactive Software Corp. In 1999, Infogrames Entertainment, SA acquired a controlling interest in GT Interactive, renaming it Infogrames, Inc. As part of Infogrames Entertainment's company-wide re-branding in May 2003, Infogrames, Inc.
Autodesk 3ds Max, formerly 3D Studio and 3D Studio Max, is a professional 3D computer graphics program for making 3D animations, models, games and images.
Bit-Tech is an online magazine for computer hardware enthusiasts, gamers and case modders, based in the UK.
C++ ("see plus plus") is a general-purpose programming language.
Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.
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.
Frederick Carlton "Carl" Lewis (born July 1, 1961) is an American former track and field athlete who won nine Olympic gold medals, one Olympic silver medal, and 10 World Championships medals, including eight gold.
Carnegie Mellon University (commonly known as CMU) is a private research university in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
CBS Interactive Inc. (formerly CBS Digital Media Group) is an American media company and is a division of the CBS Corporation.
Classic Mac OS is a colloquial term used to describe a series of operating systems developed for the Macintosh family of personal computers by Apple Inc. from 1984 until 2001.
Cliff Bleszinski (born 1975), popularly known as CliffyB, is an American video game designer.
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.
Complex is an American New York-based media platform for youth culture which was founded as a bi-monthly magazine by fashion designer Marc (Ecko) Milecofsky.
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.
Computer Games Magazine was a computer gaming print magazine, founded in 1988 as the United Kingdom publication Games International.
Computer Gaming World (CGW) was an American computer game magazine published between 1981 and 2006.
Daily Radar was a news aggregator and portal site for Future US's male-oriented content, including sports, film and television, and video games.
Daniel Gardopée a.k.a. Dan Grandpre (a.k.a. Basehead in the tracker community) is an American electronic musician and former member of game music production company Straylight Productions.
Dark Sector, also stylized as darkSector, is a third-person shooter video game developed by Digital Extremes for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Microsoft Windows.
DC-UK was a Dreamcast video game magazine published by Future plc in the United Kingdom.
Deathmatch, also known as free-for-all, is a widely used gameplay mode integrated into many shooter and real-time strategy (RTS) video games.
Dennis Publishing Ltd. is an independent publisher founded in 1974.
Digital Extremes is a Canadian video game studio founded in 1993 by James Schmalz, best known for its co-creation of Epic Games' highly successful ''Unreal'' series of games.
Direct3D is a graphics application programming interface (API) for Microsoft Windows.
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.
EP Daily (formerly The Electric Playground) was a daily news television show that covers video games, movies, TV shows, comic books, collectibles and gadgets.
Epic Games, Inc. (formerly Potomac Computer Systems and later Epic MegaGames, Inc.) is an American video game and software development corporation based in Cary, North Carolina.
Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.
An expansion pack, expansion set, supplement, or simply expansion is an addition to an existing role-playing game, tabletop game, video game or collectible card game.
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.
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.
G4 (also known as G4tv) is a defunct American digital cable and satellite television channel that was owned by G4 Media, a joint venture between the NBCUniversal Cable division of NBCUniversal and Dish Network.
Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.
A game demo is a freely distributed piece of an upcoming or recently released video game.
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.
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.
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.
Games Domain was a video game website founded by Dave Stanworth and based in Birmingham, UK.
GameSpot is a video gaming website that provides news, reviews, previews, downloads, and other information on video games.
GameSpy was a provider of online multiplayer and matchmaking middleware for video games.
GameStar is a monthly released PC computer game magazine in Germany.
GameStop Corp. (known simply as GameStop) is an American video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services retailer.
Gawker Media LLC (formerly Blogwire, Inc. and Gawker Media, Inc.) was an online media company and blog network.
Glide is a 3D graphics API developed by 3dfx Interactive for their Voodoo Graphics 3D accelerator cards.
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.
The USC Information Sciences Institute (ISI) is a component of the University of Southern California (USC) Viterbi School of Engineering, and specializes in research and development in information processing, computing, and communications technologies.
Inside Mac Games, or IMG for short, is a website dedicated to Apple Macintosh computer gaming.
In artificial intelligence, an intelligent agent (IA) is an autonomous entity which observes through sensors and acts upon an environment using actuators (i.e. it is an agent) and directs its activity towards achieving goals (i.e. it is "rational", as defined in economics).
International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is a Chinese-owned, American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization.
The Internet protocol suite is the conceptual model and set of communications protocols used on the Internet and similar computer networks.
Java is a general-purpose computer-programming language that is concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, and specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible.
Jeffrey Michael Gerstmann (born August 1, 1975) is an American video game journalist.
Jennifer Diane Reitz (born December 30, 1959) is an American writer, webcomic author, and game designer.
Jolt Cola is a carbonated soft drink produced by The Jolt Company, Inc.
Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network.
Last Man Standing (LMS) or Last Team Standing (LTS) is a multiplayer deathmatch gameplay mode featured in some first-person shooter computer and video games, and is also the essence of battle royale games.
A level editor (also known as a map, campaign or scenario editor) is software used to design levels, maps, campaigns, etc. and virtual worlds for a video game.
In computer graphics, accounting for Level of detail involves decreasing the complexity of a 3D model representation as it moves away from the viewer or according to other metrics such as object importance, viewpoint-relative speed or position.
Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.
A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, university campus or office building.
Loki Entertainment Software, Inc. was a video game developer based in Tustin, California, United States, that ported several video games from Microsoft Windows to Linux.
Mac Publishing is a publishing company based in San Francisco, California, and is wholly owned by the International Data Group.
Machinima, Inc. is a global YouTube network mostly focusing on gaming.
MacSoft was an American video game developer and publisher founded in 1993 by Peter Tamte as subsidiary of WizardWorks, specializing in the production of video game ports from Microsoft Windows to Macintosh operating systems, as well as productivity software.
Macworld is a web site dedicated to products and software of Apple Inc., published by Mac Publishing, which is headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Mark A. Rein is a Canadian entrepreneur and the vice president of video game and software development company Epic Games.
Maxim is an international men's magazine, devised and launched in the UK in 1995, but based in New York City since 1997, and prominent for its photography of actresses, singers, and female models whose careers are at a current peak.
Maximum PC, formerly known as boot, is an American magazine and web site published by Future US.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Michiel "M.C.A." van den Bos (born 23 May 1975) is a Dutch musician who composes primarily for Epic Games and Triumph Studios.
Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft.
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
A mod (short for "modification") is an alteration that changes some aspects or one aspect of a video game, such as how it looks or behaves.
Module files (MOD music, tracker music) are a family of music file formats originating from the MOD file format on Amiga systems used in the late 1980s.
Moviepilot (stylized Movie Pilot) is a fan-centric online magazine covering the film industry.
A multi-agent system (MAS or "self-organized system") is a computerized system composed of multiple interacting intelligent agents.
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.
Next Generation (also known as NextGen) was a video game magazine that was published by Imagine Media (now Future Network USA).
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
Object-oriented programming (OOP) is a programming paradigm based on the concept of "objects", which may contain data, in the form of fields, often known as attributes; and code, in the form of procedures, often known as methods. A feature of objects is that an object's procedures can access and often modify the data fields of the object with which they are associated (objects have a notion of "this" or "self").
The Official Dreamcast Magazine was a video game magazine published by Dennis Publishing in the United Kingdom between 1999 and 2001.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada.
Open Graphics Library (OpenGL) is a cross-language, cross-platform application programming interface (API) for rendering 2D and 3D vector graphics.
PC Accelerator (PCXL) was an American personal computer game magazine that was published by Imagine Media (currently a subsidiary of Future plc).
PC Data was an American market research and point of sale tracking firm founded in 1991 and based in Reston, Virginia.
PC Gamer is a magazine founded in the United Kingdom in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc.
PC PowerPlay (PCPP) is Australia's only dedicated PC games magazine.
PC Zone, founded in 1993, was the first magazine dedicated to games for IBM-compatible personal computers to be published in the United Kingdom.
Peter Hajba (born 15 December 1974), also known by his demoscene nickname Skaven, is a Finnish electronic musician, video game composer and graphic artist.
The PlayStation 2 (PS2) is a home video game console that was developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.
Red Bull is an energy drink sold by Red Bull GmbH, an Austrian company created in 1987.
Sascha Dikiciyan, known professionally as Sonic Mayhem, is a German game music producer and professional sound designer who has produced the soundtrack for Quake II, Tomorrow Never Dies and Hellgate: London, as well as approximately half of the soundtrack for Quake III Arena and all the weapon sound effects for Unreal Tournament and, since the build 222 patch, also its predecessor, Unreal.
A scripting or script language is a programming language that supports scripts: programs written for a special run-time environment that automate the execution of tasks that could alternatively be executed one-by-one by a human operator.
Sega Studios San Francisco, formerly known as Secret Level Inc, was an American video game developer based in San Francisco, California.
A single-player video game is a video game where input from only one player is expected throughout the course of the gaming session.
The Solar SystemCapitalization of the name varies.
SourceForge is a Web-based service that offers software developers a centralized online location to control and manage free and open-source software projects.
Springer Science+Business Media or Springer, part of Springer Nature since 2015, is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, humanities, technical and medical (STM) publishing.
Steven Polge is a game programmer, most noted for his work on Epic Games' Unreal series of games.
Straylight Productions was a team of video game music composers and producers, founded in 1994.
Tactical Ops: Assault on Terror is an online multiplayer video game.
Team Fortress Classic (also known as Team Fortress 1.5) is a first-person shooter developed and released by Valve in 1999.
A testbed (also spelled test bed) is a platform for conducting rigorous, transparent, and replicable testing of scientific theories, computational tools, and new technologies.
Texture mapping is a method for defining high frequency detail, surface texture, or color information on a computer-generated graphic or 3D model.
The Association for UK Interactive Entertainment (UKIE) is a non-profit trade association for the video game industry in the United Kingdom (UK).
theGlobe.com was an internet startup founded in 1995 at news.com.
Timothy D. "Tim" Sweeney (born December 1970) is an American computer game programmer and the founder of Epic Games, being best known for his work on ZZT and the Unreal Engine.
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Rogue Spear is a tactical first-person shooter video game developed and published in 1999 by Ubisoft Milan and Red Storm Entertainment.
The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly known as Penn or UPenn) is a private Ivy League research university located in University City section of West Philadelphia.
The University of Pittsburgh (commonly referred to as Pitt) is a state-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The University of Southern California (USC or SC) is a private research university in Los Angeles, California.
The University of Wolverhampton is an English university located on four campuses across the West Midlands, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
Unreal is a first-person shooter video game developed by Epic MegaGames, Digital Extremes, and Legend Entertainment and published by GT Interactive in May 1998.
Unreal is a series of first-person shooter video games developed by Epic Games.
The Unreal Engine is a game engine developed by Epic Games, first showcased in the 1998 first-person shooter game Unreal.
Unreal Tournament is a first-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games.
Unreal Tournament 2003 or UT2003 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and Digital Extremes, and published by Infogrames under the Atari brand name.
Unreal Tournament 2004 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Epic Games and Digital Extremes.
Unreal Tournament 3 (UT3) is a first-person shooter and online multiplayer video game developed by Epic Games and published by Midway Games in the ''Unreal'' series.
USB (abbreviation of Universal Serial Bus), is an industry standard that was developed to define cables, connectors and protocols for connection, communication, and power supply between personal computers and their peripheral devices.
A video game is an electronic game that involves interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.
In video games, a bot is a type of AI expert system software that plays a video game in the place of a human.
Visual Basic is a third-generation event-driven programming language and integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft for its Component Object Model (COM) programming model first released in 1991 and declared legacy during 2008.
The World Cyber Games (WCG) was an international eSport event operated by South Korean company World Cyber Games Inc., and sponsored by Samsung Electronics and Microsoft.
Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.
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