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  Online game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Online games started in the 1980s with MUDs, simple multiplayer text-based games, often played on a BBS using a modem.
Many games originally released in the 1980s, such as Pac-Man and Frogger, were recreated as games that could be played using the Flash plugin on a webpage.
Massively multiplayer online games were made possible with the growth of broadband Internet access in many developed countries, using the Internet to allow hundreds of thousands of players to play the same game together.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Online_game   (787 words)

 Massively multiplayer online game - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The popularity of MMOGs was mostly restricted to the computer game market until the sixth-generation consoles, with the launch of Phantasy Star Online on Dreamcast and the emergence and growth of online service Xbox Live.
MMOGs create a persistent universe where the game continues playing regardless of whether or not anyone else is. Since these games strongly or exclusively emphasize multiplayer gameplay, few of them have any significant single-player aspects or client-side artificial intelligence.
World War II Online, released in 2001, is often quoted with the same honor, because it more closely fits the traditional FPS mold, and was more widely published.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Massively_multiplayer_online_game   (1914 words)

 GameKnot -- play chess online! Internet chess games.
We are an online chess community where you can play chess online whether you only have 10 minutes to spare or the whole day.
You choose when to move and how often to move, and you don't have to finish the games in one sitting -- they'll be waiting for you the next day.
By the time Wells, who did not know the earlier game, diverged by 22 c5 he was already in time pressure with his...
www.gameknot.com   (1120 words)

 Online Gaming : Game Demos, Game Reviews, and Game News
Complex simulation games such as Spore are all well and good, but game developers need to use the tools at hand to concentrate on creating intuitive user experiences
Unlike typical E3 game roundups, Next Gen prefers to focus on the games that were playable, and that are likely to appear in the year ahead
Game design can be very rewarding, but publishers, licensors, and directors can make it frustrating as well.
www.businessweek.com /innovate/gameroom/index.html   (1682 words)

 Turbine designers reveal some of the foundations of Dungeons & Dragons Online - PC News
It was those very same games and campaigns that spawned much of the worlds the videogame industry likes to call role-playing games (RPGs), and the rulesets also have formed the foundation – with modifications – for a wide number of MMOs (massively multiplayer online titles).
The game takes place on the continent of Xen’drik in the world of Eberron, and the campaign for this online game was created by Keith Baker and Wizards of the Coast, and uses the 3.5 ruleset.
DandD Online offers those same experiences – many quests that can be accomplished in a half-hour either by you or with a group, but also long and complicated adventures that require the full resources of a dedicated and heroic party.
pc.gamezone.com /news/04_19_05_02_05PM.htm   (2152 words)

 Game Informer Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Game Informer: How was the reception of Dead Or Alive 4 at the Tokyo Game Show.
Even if you don’t purchase any more from the online market place – if you’re a casual gamer – of course you’ll be able to play the game online without spending money.
Itagaki: At E3 we were one of the few developers to show their game demo on Xbox 360.
www.gameinformer.com /News/Story/200509/N05.0923.1500.24632.htm   (2003 words)

 Game Downloads Online - The #1 page for all your gaming needs!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
To be in with a chance, all you have to do is to play any Xbox live game (Amped 2, Project Gotham Racing 2, Halo 2 (coming soon) and others) at any time next month.
It shouldn't be a surprise that 3D game graphics are headed toward worlds and characters of increasingly high surface detail.
Ragnar Tornquist, the designer of the acclaimed adventure game The Longest Journey and author of the Anarchy Online interactive storyline, has written a sci-fi novel that reveals more of Rubi-Ka's history and some of the secrets of the far future, like how nanotechnology works.
www.gamedownloadsonline.com   (1178 words)

 Game Over Online Magazine - The Game Has Just Begun
Our calendar offers a listing of current and upcoming releases on all platforms, indicates games that have gone gold or been delayed, and includes links to reviews, previews and screenshots.
We sit down with Bob Ladrach from 3001 AD to talk about VR gaming and their upcoming Trimersion product.
X-Men: The Official Game sounds like a good idea on the surface, it just doesn't pack any punch.
www.game-over.net   (434 words)

 Games Zone - online English language games (learn English through games)
We will be putting up more as we write them, so keep checking to find what we have new for you.
These English games are copyright and for use only on the English for Everybody website.
Most games will only run on computers with windows IE 5 or above.
www.english-online.org.uk /games/gamezone2.htm   (98 words)

 PC Gamer
A major online retailer’s listing for the PC port of Resident Evil 4 (coming out in September from Ubisoft) attempts to describe the game’s “features.” Among its dubious bullet points are “’Aim and Shoot’ targeting for zeroing in on enemies with your weapons” and “use the Action button for better player control.”
If you’re at all in tune with PC gaming (or gaming in general, for that matter) you’ll know that this week is the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles.
This industry only gathering of all developers, publishers, and journalists of the gaming world is a Mecca for every gaming enthusiast, whether you play on the PC, console, or even cellphone.
www.pcgamer.com   (1347 words)

 IGN Games: Cheats, Previews, Reviews, Trailers and Screenshots
The holiday months approach and there's a lot of gaming coming.
We take a look at the extensive line-up of PC games releasing in the next three months.
IGN's enterprise databases running Oracle, SQL and MySQL are professionally monitored and managed by Pythian Remote DBA.
games.ign.com   (471 words)

 Dungeons & Dragons Online™: Stormreach™ > Home Page
Here are the full release notes for the second module, The Twilight Forge set to be released on Wednesday July 12, 2006.
Game technology © 1995-2006 Turbine, Inc. and patents pending.
Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach, Dungeons & Dragons Online, Eberron, Stormreach, Dungeons & Dragons, D&D and Wizards of the Coast and related logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Wizards of the Coast Inc. in the U.S. and/or other jurisdictions, and are used with permission.
www.ddo.com   (648 words)

Cry Wolf™ the Game pits two groups of unequally informed players against one another in a discussion-centered contest of survival.
Within the multi-round game, the well-meaning majority (aka "Sheep") attempt to discern and eliminate destructive covert elements within the group (aka "Wolves").
AIM is a registered trademark of America online, Inc. The Running Man icon is a trademark of America Online, Inc.
www.crywolfgame.com /CryWolfGateKeeper   (80 words)

 The Online Game Spot
It is with deep regret, that I must inform the online reality game community that the Online Game Spot (OGS) will no longer be updated, and stay in its current state.
We have had a fantastic time this past year or so with the online community.
Life goes on, time changes, and we hold the fondest of memories close to us, and my experience with the people surrounding the online reality game community was sure one of them.
www.realityreel.com /onlinegamespot   (249 words)

 Game Informer Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
What results is a multitude of various cooking mini-games that, while not as polished as other games, still manages to provide quick doses of fun.
Gaming mastermind Ken Levine’s newest shock is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated shooters in the near future.
Whether you realize it or not, games cannot just be translated word for word.
www.gameinformer.com   (809 words)

 Online Game Market
There are specific market forecasts and analysis of such areas as MMOG games, online game distribution, mini-transaction and virtual property sales, games of skill for cash prizes and other areas.
Parts VIII and IX concentrate on game genres and the people that play online games.
Permission is given to use this DFC Intelligence logo to link to www.dfcint.com, provided the graphic is not altered in any way.
www.dfcint.com /game_report/Online_Game_toc.html   (211 words)

 Online Pool Game - Download pool game and play online for free!
The impressive internet lobby allows you to play and chat online with other players, watch pool matches and earn 'pool coins' by which you can order virtual goods or real games!
We have 4 Elite Tournaments per day, monthly Pool Skill Tournament and Online Pool League, bonuses are delivered every day.
This game is FREE forever, however you can buy the
www.poolgameonline.com   (137 words)

 Game Revolution
Weighing in at 96 kilobytes and 0 dollars, Krieger is gaming's new undisputed lightweight champion.
God of War II New shots of an old enemy.
Fight the good fight in this free demo of the anticipated squad-based strategy game.
www.game-revolution.com   (202 words)

 Online Games Corp., onlinegames.com
Space Ace is a fun multiplayer online game that automatically finds someone to play with from all over the world!...
You control a spaceship in a low gravitation ambience, and compete to collect more circle items than your opponent.
The movement of the spaceship is based on real physics, and takes a while to master, but once you do it you will enjoy it very much.
www.onlinegames.com   (66 words)

 EVE Online - a massive multiplayer online roleplaying space game - MMORPG
Jonric of RPG Vault recently chatted with CCP Chief Marketing Officer Magnus Bergsson, reflecting about how EVE Online went from relative obscurity to global success in a few short years and how the game itself has evolved in that time.
CCP will launch a German version of EVE Online at the Games Convention in Leipzig, Germany, August 24-27, 2006.
The German client will be the first localized version of the EVE Online client on the Tranquility cluster.
www.eve-online.com   (704 words)

 www.buckmasters.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
• In the game, your cursor becomes your sight, so move your mouse around to aim.
• At the end of the round, you will be given a choice of replaying the round, or continuing your game.
• Replaying starts your game over with 0 points, but the difficulty level does not increase.
www.buckmasters.com /Buckmasters_Links/OnlineGame/GAMES2001.html   (194 words)

 Kaboose - Games
Exploring the night sky is easy: grab a flashlight, find a spot on the grass and look up.
Funschool is the best online destination for kids ages three to 11 and their families to explore, learn, and play – with fun, easy-to-use, interactive, online educational games.
Zeeks is a safe, online community where kids ages nine to 14 can play fun arcade-style games and take part in our moderated message boards.
www.kidsdomain.com /games   (178 words)

 The GameMaster Online
Just like Blackjack and Video Poker, the game of Hold 'em poker offers considerable financial opportunities to the skilled player.
Because playing online is quite a bit different than playing at a brick-and-mortar casino, I've created what I believe is an Internet first: an online poker school, modeled after our very successful Blackjack School.
Here, I'll show you a way to revive this very important maneuver by using a few tricks of the trade.
www.gamemasteronline.com   (133 words)

 Utopia by Swirve.com
Join tens of thousands of players and experience the world's most popular interactive multiplayer game!
Utopia is a medieval fantasy game played on the web directly through your browser - no downloads necessary.
Join today and get involved in one of the most unique and exciting experiences on the internet.
games.swirve.com /utopia   (99 words)

 Game Table Online® | Play Strategy, Board, Card, and Dice Games Online!
Game All You Want for Only $4.99 a Month!
Chess, the game of kings, is now available for free on GameTable Online.
The winner of this game will be the one that achieves the greatest prosperity in...
www.gametableonline.com   (252 words)

 GameWorld Technologies
GameWorld provides a line of compelling games as a turnkey solution with carrier grade reliability.
Take advantage of our complete mobile and Internet game development solution and worldwide publishing.
Nokia to feature GameWorld games and display as part of Nokia's exhibit at Comdex.
www.gameworld.com   (84 words)

 Magic Online
Come to the first Magic Online Roundtable and discuss Magic Online issues live and in person with Justin Ziran and Michael "elf" Feuell!
The Roundtable will be at Magic Weekend, the site of United States Nationals and the JSS Championships: July 29 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Download the game client now and login to the free server!
www.wizards.com /default.asp?x=magic/magiconline   (163 words)

 Play Free & Fun Online Games — Card, Strategy, Word & More   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Take your game to the next level with these tips and tricks.
Welcome to Games.com, the best place to play free online games.
Play arcade, board, word, card, and casino games, plus community gaming forums.
www.games.com   (111 words)

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With thousands playing online simultaneously, Test Drive Unlimited is M.O.O.R.: Massively Open Online Racing.
A breakthrough space strategy game from the core team behind the highly acclaimed hit Home World: Cataclysm.
The excitement of the original continues as our armored hero takes on a brand new challenge for the sake of humanity.
www.game.uk.com   (232 words)

 Multiplayer Online Games - Spogg.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
We have online games in the genres of puzzle (games similar to Tetris, Bejeweled and Collapse), word (games similar to Scrabble and Boggle), drawing (a game similar to Pictionary), card (solitaire) and action (Snake and a racing game).
We provide a rich community, where our members can upload their photo albums and keep online journals.
If you are interested in licensing our casual games or wish us to produce customized high quality java applets for your website please do not hesitate to contact us.
www.spogg.com   (156 words)

 20Q.net Inc. - The original online game that spawned the 2004 Toy of the Year
20Q.net Inc. - The original online game that spawned the 2004 Toy of the Year
The 20Q site is best experienced using a browser that supports JavaScript and Frames.
For your convenience, we provide this alternate page through which you may access the site.
www.20q.net   (44 words)

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