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Activision Publishing, Inc. is an American video game publisher.
Big Fish Games is a casual gaming company based in Seattle, owned by Aristocrat Leisure.
A blog (a truncation of the expression "weblog") is a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries ("posts").
Bungie, Inc. is an American video game developer located in Bellevue, Washington, United States.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
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.
A contract is a promise or set of promises that are legally enforceable and, if violated, allow the injured party access to legal remedies.
A database is an organized collection of data, stored and accessed electronically.
EA Vancouver (formerly known as EA Canada & also known as EA Burnaby) is a video game developer located in Burnaby, British Columbia.
Electronic Arts Inc. (EA) is an American video game company headquartered in Redwood City, California.
An engagement, betrothal, or fiancer is a promise to wed, and also the period of time between a marriage proposal and a marriage.
Entertainment is a form of activity that holds the attention and interest of an audience, or gives pleasure and delight.
Erin Hoffman (born 1981) is an American game developer, blogger and fantasy writer.
Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.
An exit strategy is a means of leaving one's current situation, either after a predetermined objective has been achieved, justifying premises or decision markers for any given operational planning changed substantially, or as a strategy to mitigate inminent or possible failure.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
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 US, Inc. (formerly known as Imagine Media and The Future Network USA) is an American media corporation specializing in targeted magazines and websites in the video games, music, and technology markets.
Gamasutra is a website founded in 1997 that focuses on all aspects of video game development.
Game art design is a subset of game development.
Game design is the art of applying design and aesthetics to create a game for entertainment or for educational, exercise, or experimental purposes.
Game programming, a subset of game development, is the software development of video games.
Game testing, a subset of game development, is a software testing process for quality control of video games.
Halo is a military science fiction first-person shooter video game franchise created by Bungie and now managed and developed by 343 Industries, a subsidiary of Microsoft Studios.
A headset combines a headphone with a microphone.
An independent video game, or an indie game, is a video game that is often created without the financial support of a publisher, although some games funded by a publisher are still considered "indie".
Infinity Ward, Inc. is an American video game developer.
Insomniac Games, Inc. is an American video game developer whose corporate headquarters is located in Burbank, California.
In computing, an interface is a shared boundary across which two or more separate components of a computer system exchange information.
International Game Developers Association (IGDA) is the professional association for over 12,000 video and computer game developers worldwide.
The Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.
Kotaku is a video game website and blog that was originally launched in 2004 as part of the Gawker Media network.
Labour economics seeks to understand the functioning and dynamics of the markets for wage labour.
Lionhead Studios Ltd. was a British video game developer founded in July 1997 by Peter Molyneux, Mark Webley, Tim Rance, and Steve Jackson.
This is a list of independent video game developers, individuals or teams which produce indie games but are not owned by or receive significant financial backing from a video game publisher.
This is a list of notable video game companies that have made games for either computers (like PC or Mac), video game consoles, handheld or mobile devices, and includes companies that currently exist as well as now-defunct companies.
LiveJournal (Живой Журнал), stylised as LiVEJOURNAL, is a Russian (originally American) social networking service where users can keep a blog, journal or diary.
Luxoflux was an American video game developer.
Microsoft Corporation (abbreviated as MS) is an American multinational technology company with headquarters in Redmond, Washington.
Middleware is computer software that provides services to software applications beyond those available from the operating system.
Milestones are tools used in project management to mark specific points along a project timeline.
A mobile device (or handheld computer) is a computing device small enough to hold and operate in the hand.
Naughty Dog, LLC (formerly JAM Software, Inc.) is an American first-party video game developer based in Santa Monica, California.
Neversoft Entertainment was an American video game developer, founded in July 1994 by Joel Jewett, Mick West and Chris Ward.
Next Generation (also known as NextGen) was a video game magazine that was published by Imagine Media (now Future Network USA).
Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.
, or Nintendo EAD, formerly Nintendo Research & Development 4, or Nintendo R&D4, was the largest division inside Nintendo until it merged with Nintendo's other software division Software Planning & Development in September 2015, becoming Nintendo Entertainment Planning & Development.
The Nintendo Switch is the seventh major video game console developed by Nintendo.
Occupational burnout is thought to result from long-term, unresolvable job stress.
Overtime is the amount of time someone works beyond normal working hours.
A personal computer (PC) is a multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
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.
Polyphony Digital is an internal Japanese first-party video game development studio of Sony Interactive Entertainment, part of Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios.
In software engineering, porting is the process of adapting software for the purpose of achieving some form of execution in a computing environment that is different from the one that a given program (meant for such execution) was originally designed for (e.g. different CPU, operating system, or third party library).
Profit sharing refers to various incentive plans introduced by businesses that provide direct or indirect payments to employees that depend on company's profitability in addition to employees' regular salary and bonuses.
Radical Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian video game developer based in Vancouver, British Columbia and a subsidiary of Activision.
Rare Limited is a British video game developer based in Twycross, England.
Raven Software (or Raven Entertainment Software, Inc.) is an American video game developer based in Wisconsin and founded in 1990.
Rockstar San Diego, Inc. (formerly Angel Studios, Inc.) is an American video game developer based in Carlsbad, California.
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.
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on popular culture.
A royalty is a payment made by one party, the licensee or franchisee to another that owns a particular asset, the licensor or franchisor for the right to ongoing use of that asset.
Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) is an American labor union representing approximately 160,000 film and television actors, journalists, radio personalities, recording artists, singers, voice actors, and other media professionals worldwide.
A salary is a form of payment from an employer to an employee, which may be specified in an employment contract.
Shaba Games was a video game developer founded in September 1997.
A software developer is a person concerned with facets of the software development process, including the research, design, programming, and testing of computer software.
is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo.
Sony Interactive Entertainment (abbreviated as SIE and formerly known as Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) and Sony Network Entertainment International) is a multinational video game and digital entertainment company and is a wholly owned subsidiary and part of the Consumer Products and Services Group of Sony Corporation.
SpeedTree is a group of vegetation programming and modeling software products developed and sold by Interactive Data Visualization, Inc.
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.
Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.
A trade union or trades union, also called a labour union (Canada) or labor union (US), is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals; such as protecting the integrity of its trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.
Treyarch is an American video game developer, founded in 1996 by Peter Akemann and Doğan Köslü, and acquired by Activision in 2001.
Turtle Beach Corporation is an American sound card and headset manufacturer.
Underground Development (formerly known as Z-Axis Games) was a video game developer founded in 1994 by David Luntz.
Variety is a weekly American entertainment trade magazine and website owned by Penske Media Corporation.
Vicarious Visions, Inc. is a video game developer, based in Menands, New York.
Vice is a Canadian-American print magazine focused on arts, culture, and news topics.
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.
A video game console is an electronic, digital or computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play.
Video game design is the process of designing the content and rules of a video game in the pre-production stage and designing the gameplay, environment, storyline, and characters in the production stage.
Video game development is the process of creating a video game.
The video game industry is the economic sector involved in the development, marketing, and monetization of video games.
A video game publisher is a company that publishes video games that have been developed either internally by the publisher or externally by a video game developer.
Voice over Internet Protocol (also voice over IP, VoIP or IP telephony) is a methodology and group of technologies for the delivery of voice communications and multimedia sessions over Internet Protocol (IP) networks, such as the Internet.
The workforce or labour force (labor force in American English; see spelling differences) is the labour pool in employment.
The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft.
The Xbox 360 is a home video game console developed by Microsoft.
Xbox One is a line of eighth generation home video game consoles developed by Microsoft.
1st Playable Productions LLC is a game development studio with a focus on handheld games for kids.
The 2016–17 video game voice actor strike was a strike started in October 2016 by the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) union against 11 American video game developers and publishers (Activision, Blindlight, Corps of Discovery Films, Disney Character Voices, Electronic Arts, Formosa Interactive, Insomniac Games, Interactive Associates, Take-Two Interactive, VoiceWorks Productions, and WB Games) over failed contract renegotiation terms that had been in discussion since February 2015.
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