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Computer Gaming World (CGW) was an American computer game magazine published between 1981 and 2006.
Deep Silver is the video game publishing division of German multinational corporation Koch Media, based in Planegg, Germany.
Egosoft GmbH (formerly Ego Software) is a German video game developer based in Würselen, Germany.
In philosophy, systems theory, science, and art, emergence occurs when "the whole is greater than the sum of the parts," meaning the whole has properties its parts do not have.
Enlight Software is a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment.
Eurogamer is a website focused on video game journalism, reviews, and other features.
Freeverse Inc. (formerly Freeverse Software) was a computer and video game, and desktop software developer owned by Ngmoco.
A game engine is a software development environment designed for people to build video games.
Game Informer (GI) is an American monthly video game magazine featuring articles, news, strategy, and reviews of video games and associated consoles.
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.
GamesTM (styled as gamesTM) is a UK-based, multi-format video games magazine, covering console, handheld, PC and Arcade games.
This is a glossary of video game terms which lists the general terms as commonly used in Wikipedia articles related to video games and its industry.
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.
A learning curve is a graphical representation of how an increase in learning (measured on the vertical axis) comes from greater experience (the horizontal axis); or how the more someone (or thing) does something, the better they get at it.
Linux is a family of free and open-source software operating systems built around the Linux kernel.
Linux Game Publishing (sometimes also referred to as LGP) is a software company based in Nottingham in England.
The following list of PC games contains an alphabetized and segmented table of video games that are playable on the PC, but not necessarily exclusively on the PC.
macOS (previously and later) is a series of graphical operating systems developed and marketed by Apple Inc. since 2001.
A market economy is an economic system in which the decisions regarding investment, production, and distribution are guided by the price signals created by the forces of supply and demand.
Metacritic is a website that aggregates reviews of media products: music albums, video games, films, TV shows, and formerly, books.
Microsoft Windows is a group of several graphical operating system families, all of which are developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.
A non-player character (NPC) in a game is any character that is not controlled by a player.
PC Format was a computer magazine published in the United Kingdom by Future plc, and licensed to other publishers in countries around the world.
PC Gamer is a magazine founded in the United Kingdom in 1993 devoted to PC gaming and published monthly by Future plc.
A review aggregator is a system that collects reviews of products and services (such as films, books, video games, software, hardware and cars).
A secret service is a government agency, intelligence agency, or the activities of a government agency, concerned with the gathering of intelligence data.
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 space flight simulation game is a genre of flight simulator video games that lets players experience space flight to varying degrees of realism.
A space simulator is a system that tries to replicate or simulate outer space as closely and realistically as possible.
Steam is a digital distribution platform developed by Valve Corporation, which offers digital rights management (DRM), multiplayer gaming, video streaming and social networking services.
Virtual Programming is a video game publisher for OS X and Linux.
X is a science fiction space trading and combat simulator series created by German developer Egosoft.
X3: Reunion (Trademarked as X3: Reunion) is a single-player space trading and combat game developed by Egosoft and published by Deep Silver.
X: Beyond the Frontier is a video game created by Egosoft for Windows.