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Action RPG (Action Role-Playing Game), also known as ARPG, refers to RPGs (role-playing games) that use direct, real-time, reflex-oriented, action combat systems, instead of the more abstract turn-based or menu-based battle systems.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
Character Creation refers to characters created by players themselves, rather than developers.
Limited editions of games that include extra "perks" like Making of DVDs and a nice and shiny tin with extra box art
Over time, it's common for publishers to stop supporting the online components of old or unpopular games. In addition to saving money, this also serves to boost sales of newer games in the same series or genre.
These are MMOs that saw retail release but, for whatever reason, have since been shut down.
The 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on May 11-13. This was the 10th annual E3.
The 2005 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on May 18-20.
The 2007 E3 Media & Business Summit took place at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California on July 11-13.
Havok Physics (Havok) is a physics API developed by Irish company Havok and released in 2000. It is used in video games as a physics engine, allowing for realistic interactions between in-game entities.
Items that are generated by a permutation of characteristics. By using a permutation, a great number of items are generated by adjusting a small number of variables. Each variable increases the total item count exponentially.
Games which allow players to interact with others over the internet.
Many online games, particularly MMORPGs, require a monthly payment to pay. This fee goes towards upkeep for the game, such as maintaining servers or the salaries of customer support,etc.
PhysX is a realtime physics engine middleware originally developed by Ageia and now maintained by nVidia. It is the only currently available physics engine that supports hardware acceleration.
Video game combat in which combat actions are performed in real-time, rather than through a turn-based structure.
A Role-Playing Shooter (RPS) is a game that rolls both Shooting and Role-Playing elements together.
SpeedTree is a software toolkit that generates realistic forests on the fly.
Xfire is a downloadable instant messenger client and Digital Download Store for Windows. It is targeted at gamers and has many features related to gaming.
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