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 power-pedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The term "computer game" also includes games which display only text (and which can therefore theoretically be played on a teletypewriter) or which use other methods, such as sound or vibration, as their primary feedback device, or a controller (console games), or a combination of any of the above.
The popularity of computer and video games, as a whole, has been increasing steadily ever since the 1984-1987 drop-off caused by the video game crash of 1983, and the popularity appears to be continuing to increase.
Video games are made by developers, who used to do this as individuals or small teams in the 80's.
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A video game is a computer game where a video display such as a monitor or television is the primary feedback device.
The first primitive computer and video games were developed in the 1960s and 1970s and ran on platforms such as oscilloscopes, university mainframes and EDSAC computers.
Computer and video games have been the subject of frequent controversy and censorship, due to the depiction of graphic violence, sexual themes, advertising, consumption of illegal drugs, consumption of alcohol or tobacco, propaganda or profanity in some games.
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 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on video games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Computer games are often more powerful than console games because of early market releases of their external architecture^ and graphics cards.
The popularity of computer and video games, as a whole, has been increasing steadily ever since the 1984-1987 dropoff caused by the video game crash of 1983, and the popularity appears to be continuing to increase.
Video games are made by developers, who used to do this as individuals in the 80's (Bedroom Coders), but now are almost always a large team consisting of designers, graphic designers and other artists, programmers, sound designers, musicians, and other technicians.
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 Computer and video game genres - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Computer and video games are generally categorized into genres.
This genre arose in the mid-1980s and became a phenomenon, particularly in the arcades, with the release of Street Fighter II.
While the genre declined with the increasing popularity of 3D graphics, it is still well-supported and continues to garner huge new games, such as those of the Mario, Metroid, and Mega Man series.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Computer_and_video_game_genres   (5161 words)

  
 Computer game (Linux Reviews)
Games, like most other forms of media, may be categorized into genres based on gameplay, atmosphere, and various other factors.
Multiplayer games, which take advantage of the fact that computer games can use the internet, provide players with the opportunity to compete with other players from across the globe, something that is also unique to electronic gaming.
In the past, it was common for parents and/or elderly people, who were unfamiliar with video games, to refer to all of them as "Nintendo games" due to Nintendo's overwhelming popularity in the late 80's and 90's (this is an example of a genericized trademark).
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 Meteos - Encyclopedia Gamia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Meteos is a puzzle game for the Nintendo DS.
The object of the game is to arrange falling blocks into matching rows of color to create rockets, which will boost all the blocks above it to the top screen.
A numeric score is also computed as you play based on meteos launching, but outside of saving high scores, this is almost always irrelevant.
egamia.com /wiki/Meteos   (1831 words)

  
 Open Directory - Games: Video Games
Genre and the Video Game - An analysis of genre categorization as applied to video games in contrast with books and film, with definitions and examples.
PBS - The Video Game Revolution - Companion site to the PBS program, "The Video Game Revolution." Examines the evolution and history of the video game industry, from the 1950s through today, the impact of video games on society and culture, and the future of electronic gaming.
And Alice Played a Video Game - A study by Souvik Mukherjee of the relationship between children's fantasy adventure stories and interactive computer games of American McGee's Alice and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.
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The game focuses on three heroes: An axe wielding dwarf, Gilius Thunderhead, from the mines of Wolud whose twin brother was killed by the soldiers of Death Adder.
Progress is made through the game by hacking and slashing your way through a plethora of Adder's henchmen, including the standard grunts armed with clubs and maces, right up to skeleton warriors and knights.
While the game was only one-player, it featured all the levels from the arcade game as well as all the magic powers in the arcade version.
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 Video Games Technology: The Big Picture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Video games use a console and controllers that are attached to a television set, while computer games are available on CDs that play on the computer.
Computer and video game genres include action, adult, adventure, board games, educational, fighting, game shows, puzzle, racing, role-playing, shooter, simulation, sports, strategy, and traditional.
MediaWise Video Game Report Card - this report from the National Institute on Media and the Family provides information on the current status of gaming and it’s impact of children and adults.
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 Video Game, Computer Game and Video Games Home Page @ GameOpinion.com (Game Opinion)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Gamers trying to get their hands on one of the latest video game consoles this weekend may have to wait a little longer as retailers try to nail down new...
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A style of game existing as and controlled by software, usually run by a video game console or a computer, and played on a video terminal or television screen.
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 Category:Game - Your Video Games Suck
The following is a list of video game genres.
Below that is an A-Z list of all the games reviewed here on YVGS.
Here is a detailed list of the most common genres of video games.
yvgs.com /Category:Game   (54 words)

  
 ScienceDaily: Help Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
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