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consists of 6 releases.
Released Q4 1992
When fighting is no longer relegated to the ground, but can also take place in the air.
Common in modern war video games, air strikes are usually used to take out large targets such as enemy vehicles or buildings. Laser designators are often used by the player to illuminate the target for a massive aerial attack.
The 1995 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles California on May 11-13.
We all know that explosions will get you to buy a game. This is why you want stuff blowing up on your game cover!
An interesting revelation. While some games will only accept a START button press, many other games aren't as strict.
Gouraud shading is a method of making polygonal objects appear much smoother by applying a gradient to each individual polygon, effectively blending them. Named after Henri Gouraud.
Greatest hits is a general term for re-releases of games which have sold a certain number of copies, as part of a program managed by the console manufacturer.
A heads-up display is a graphical overlay of vital information used in most modern games.
Armed forces. The arm of government that deals with fighting wars and protecting a nation from external or internal threats
Released in 1988, the game's Namco System 21 "Polygonizer" arcade board was one of the first gaming systems dedicated to polygonal 3D graphics, and was the most powerful gaming hardware of the 1980's. Its 3D graphical capabilities would not be surpassed until the release of Sega's Model 1 arcade system in 1992.
In the sky or in the blackness of space, these guys can get you from one place to another, and maybe blow up a few bad (or good) guys along the way!
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
Promo VHS were a marketing device used in the 1990s to market video games featuring actual footage. Those tapes were mailed either to video game stores, or to potential buyers.
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