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  Lists of computer and video games - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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This is a list of video game lists.
List of computer and video games by genre
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_computer_and_video_games   (105 words)

 List of computer and video games by genre - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Action-adventure games are those where action is the predominant aspect of gameplay, but puzzle-solving and the exploration of, and interaction with, the environment are also key to gameplay; as opposed to "pure" adventure games, where action sequences are the exception rather than the rule.
Survival horror games focus on fear and attempt to scare the player via traditional horror elements such as atmospherics, death, the undead, blood and gore.
See list of puzzle-based computer and video games for a listing of puzzle games by type.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_computer_and_video_games_by_category   (892 words)

 Computer and video games -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The first primitive computer and video games were developed in the 1950s and 60's and ran on platforms such as oscilloscopes, university mainframes and EDSAC computers.
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.
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.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Video_games   (4424 words)

 The Video Game Revolution: "Eight Myths About Video Games Debunked" by Henry Jenkins | PBS
Former military psychologist and moral reformer David Grossman argues that because the military uses games in training (including, he claims, training soldiers to shoot and kill), the generation of young people who play such games are similarly being brutalized and conditioned to be aggressive in their everyday social interactions.
Video games are not a meaningful form of expression.
Yet, a child who responds to a video game the same way he or she responds to a real-world tragedy could be showing symptoms of being severely emotionally disturbed.
www.pbs.org /kcts/videogamerevolution/impact/myths.html   (1728 words)

 Wikinfo | Computer game
A computer game is not necessarily a video game, or vice versa; for instance a text-based role-playing game could be played verbally by a blind person, which is clearly no longer a "video" game, and the first generation of video games, such as Pong, used dedicated electronic circuitry not even remotely resembling a computer.
Computer games will typically feature a wider assortment of direct controls exploiting the full computer keyboard, while video games tend to use more layers of menus, or motion sequences (up-up-down-left, etc) via the game controller.
Video game manufacturers usually exercise tight control over the games that are made available on their systems, so unusual or special-interest games are more likely to only ever appear as games on general-purpose computers.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Computer_game   (461 words)

 Video_games - The real meaning from Timesharetalk wikipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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, but there are very few new games in these categories.
Gamers, as is the collective term used for computer and video gaming enthusiasts, have created a vast body of their own neologisms, fan fiction, and fanmade games.
Computer and video games differ from other forms of entertainment in that the person experiencing them is in control, one way or another.
www.timesharetalk.co.uk /wiki.asp?k=Video_games   (3704 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Although often 7 associated, computer games 7 are not necessarily video 7 games although all 3 but the earliest 3 video games (such 4 as Pong, which used 6 dedicated analogue circuitry) 4 are computer games.
Computer 0 games encompass a 4 broader range of games 7 that do not depend 0 primarily on video 3 display, including text-based 3 adventure games and 0 other interactive fiction.
Formerly, video games 7 tended to need 2 and use less 3 computing power than computer 8 games, but with the 9 increasing power of 0 video game hardware, that 2 distinction is nearly erased, 7 and many games are 8 now produced for 2 both computers and 9 video game systems.
www.softwarex.org   (350 words)

 Game List - Linux Gamer Guide - StrangeGamer.com
Hack and slay (or hack and slash) refers to a type of game or a style of gameplay which is primarily comprised of defeating enemies and monsters in combat, typically with swords or other mêlée weapons.
Racing games are any games that involve competing in races through a surrogate playing piece or vehicle, either by getting it from one point to another or by completing a number of circuits in the shortest time.
They are a mixture of a game of skill, a game of chance and a game of strategy, which results in a simulation of a complex structure (like a stock exchange, or civilization flux).
linux.strangegamer.com /index.php?title=Game_List   (935 words)

 List of computer and video games by name: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a list of computer (computer: A machine for performing calculations automatically) and video game (video game: A game played against a computer) s by name, arranged alphabetically.
Activision Tennis (Activision Tennis: activision tennis was a video game that was released in 1981 by activision....
Evernight (Evernight: evernight is a turn-based massively_multiplayer_online_gamemassively multiplayer video...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/list_of_computer_and_video_games_by_name   (4995 words)

 List of puzzle-based computer and video games: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Adventure game (Adventure game: an adventure game is a type of computer game usually dominated by exploration, puzzle-solving,...
List of computer and video games by g...
List of computer and video games by n...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /reference/list_of_puzzle-based_computer_and_video_games   (885 words)

 Games-to-Teach Research Vision   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
How a simple, text-based game (based on a nearly 20 year old DOS game) that is downloaded over the Internet, played on Palm Pilots, and features no graphical imagery is contributing to the very real issues of violence is questionable.
What's missing from contemporary debate on gaming and culture is any naturalistic study of what game-playing experiences are like, how gaming fits into people's lives, and the kinds of practices people are engaged in while gaming.
The challenges of using games in educational contexts highlight many of the problems with arguments made by game critics who posit that games with violent imagery are "teaching" our kids to become aggressive or increasingly violent (See Grossman, 2000; Provenzo, 1991).
cms.mit.edu /games/education/research-vision.html   (4029 words)

 Berkeley Parents Network: Computer Use & Video Games
Video and computer games are a major pasttime for my kids and a major social activity for the two of them and their friends.
I think the video game syndrome is a lot like the sports fan syndrome - the need to be in the same room with a bunch of other guys watching some relatively mindless thing on TV and shouting and stomping together.
Computer games: these are more solitary (like Myst) but they still prefer to play with another kid.
parents.berkeley.edu /advice/teens/computer.html   (4300 words)

 List of computer and video games by category at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Online games are characterized the the game environment is persistent and shared amongst a significant number of players.
Some do not consider simulations to be games at all, but rather "digital toys" or "software toys".
These games aim to similate a specific activity (such as flying an airplane) as realistically as practically possible, taking into account physics and other real-world limitations.
www.wiki.tatet.com /List_of_computer_and_video_games_by_category.html   (864 words)

 Open Directory - Games: Video Games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
dmoz.org /Games/Video_Games   (231 words)

 Tolkien computer games   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In time, these novels became one of the main sources of inspiration for the growing role-playing hobby, which in turn came to inspire many of the pioneer computer game programmers during the seventies.
These pages, created as a homage to Tolkien and to the many devoted people who brought Middle-earth to new life with their computers, are designed to be a source of reference for the computer-gaming Tolkien fan.
All in all, there are more than 100 games known to me and you can search for the ones you are interested in by means of several different criteria.
www.lysator.liu.se /tolkien-games   (154 words)

 List of NES games - Internet-Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a list of games for the NES video game console, organised alphabetically by name.
All of these games have been released in North America, Europe, Australia, and several other countries.
Famicom games released in Japan and Asia are in the List of Famicom games
www.internet-encyclopedia.com /ie/l/li/list_of_nes_games.html   (342 words)

 List of SNES games
This is a list of games for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or SNES for short, computer system, organised alphabetically by name.
All of these games have been translated into English, either because they were officially marketed in North America and Europe or due to later fan translation from Japanese to English through emulation.
Fan translated games are listed separately from commercially localized games.
www.fr-jeux.com /articles/l/i/List_of_SNES_games.html   (528 words)

 IGN's Top 100 Games
You may remember the Top 100 Games list we compiled a few years ago.
This list represents the thoughts, sweat and tears of over 20 IGN editors, all long-time gamers.
We'll start with games 100-91 and work our way down to the golden ten, giving up ten more games a day for the next ten days.
top100.ign.com /2005   (243 words)

 Computer and Video / Addiction Pinball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This is a "list of computer and video games published by Nintendo".
Notes: *"(D)" are first-party games developed internally inside Nintendo *"(J)" are games released in Japan only Color TV Game *Color TV Game 6 *Color TV Game 15 *Color TV Racing 112 *Color TV Block...
By name * A-C * D-H * I-O * P-S * T-Z By platform "'Atari"' *List of Atari 2600 games *List of Atari 5200 games *List of Atari 7800 games *List of Atari Jaguar games *List of Atari Lynx games *List of Atari ST games *List of Atari XEGS...
paloweb.com /Kids_and_Teens/Games/Computer_and_Video/Addiction_Pinball   (208 words)

 Interview: Enemy Territory: Quake Wars - ComputerAndVideoGames.com
We developed a high concept that was fired back and forth between id and Splash Damage, basically with the goal of a kind of general advancement in team play and technology and then situating it in a universe that was appropriate for the kind of gameplay goals that we had in mind.
Players always know where the majority of combat is taking place, they always know what the next objective is that they're pursuing and as a result we believe that there's a greater level of satisfaction and enjoyment that comes about as a result of co-ordinating with other people and achieving these objectives.
In some games, you select a class but really what you're doing is just selecting a different weapon or a different piece of equipment.
www.computerandvideogames.com /interviews/interviews_story.php?id=132507   (3020 words)

 GameTrailers.com Forums - Top 50 (or less) computer and video games
Give a list of any kind of your top computer and video games.
I think 50 is way too much to make a list of computer and video games.
Most people that can list that many games dont even play them often and probably havent played em for years/months.
forums.gametrailers.com /showthread.php?t=18619   (204 words)

 Games, Computer & Video Games,
The video game industry is changing at a rapid pace and involves alot more than previous generations.
We list sites on our webring by Popularity, this means the more traffic you send to our webring the closer to the top your site is listed.
This ring is for sites devoted to almost every video game there is, from the old classics Ms.
dir.webring.com /rw?d=Games/Computer___Video_Games   (1103 words)

 Entertainment Software Rating Board
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) ratings are designed to provide accurate and objective information about the content in computer and video games so you can make an informed purchase decision.
ESRB ratings have two equal parts: rating symbols suggest age appropriateness for the game and content descriptors indicate elements in a game that may have triggered a particular rating and/or may be of interest or concern.
Titles listed as RP (Rating Pending) have been submitted to the ESRB and are awaiting final rating.
www.esrb.org /esrbratings_guide.asp   (748 words)

 Four Fat Chicks -- Online Games List -- Won't Cost Ya Nothin'
These are text adventures where you choose your next action from a list of possibilities, rather than typing them in.
In fact, it is a first-person, point-and-click, 3D art game done in the style of Myst/Riven.
The online and CD versions are two different games; same overall idea and design, though.
fourfatchicks.com /Rants/Misc/Online.shtml   (565 words)

 Preview: Rome: Total War - ComputerAndVideoGames.com
To help you get to grips with the kind of sprawling campaigns that unfold in Total War games, Creative is implementing an 'advisor' feature that promises to be a whole lot more than a bunch of context-sensitive text balloons.
Mike explains: "The idea is that the advisor uses the game AI to look at what you're doing and provide intelligent suggestions on how to play the game.
So between that and the options to hand over responsibility for various things to your minions, people who might not normally be interested in a deep and complex game like Rome can play it easily, and play it well.
www.computerandvideogames.com /previews/previews_story.php?id=99798   (756 words)

 Amazon.com Kids and Family: Computer & Video Games / Kids & Family : Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Color, GameCube, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you're looking for T (Teen) and M (Mature) games, visit our general Computer and Video Games store.
Start with a basic setup, then add your choice of games and accessories to create your own customized game bundle.
Read the pros and cons in our Computer and Video Game Guide.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/471306   (233 words)

 Games, Computer & Video Games, Multiplayer,
A web ring for those with good sites on games who wish for lots of traffic to their site.
All servers have entirely free access; some require an e-mail request to get in a closed game while others games are totally open.
Regardless, any homepage on this list is the servers homepage and there you can find a telnet session or address to the free game server itself.
dir.webring.com /rw?d=Games/Computer___Video_Games/Multiplayer   (475 words)

 Amazon.com Computer & Video Games: Xbox, Sony PlayStation 2 & PSP, Nintendo GameCube & Game Boy Advance, Mac & PC games ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Aztecs have created a new god to oppose you, but you've got a few new tricks up your deific sleeves with the Black and White 2: Battle of the Gods Expansion pack.
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European customers can find a complete selection of computer and video games in our Amazon.co.uk store.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/browse/-/468642   (219 words)

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