2023: Day 1
Game of the Year
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Released Feb 29, 2000
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, commonly refers to the programmed behaviors of NPCs in a game, whether it's the fact that a soldier takes cover behind a wall in Gears of War, or that townspeople cheer upon your arrival to their village in Fable.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
A pseudo-race of humanoids, infected and transformed by cybernetic implants into mechanical zombies controlled by a Collective intelligence that seeks to absorb all life into itself.
Collective consciousness is best defined as a group or race of beings possessing no minds of their own, but act and are controlled in service of a greater overall purpose, much like ants. They make great villains!
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.
The concept of seemingly religious phenomena being explained as the work of alien civilizations.
The 1999 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles California on May 13-15.
A ship or object travels faster than the speed of light to reach distant locations. An example is the Mass Relay system in Mass Effect.
A fleet is a group of ships, typically military warships, that sail together for mutual protection and to consolidate their power.
A staple in both the real-time and turn-based strategy genres, Fog of War simulates the unknowns of the battlefield by covering areas of the map, to be progressively revealed by the player.
A digital distribution platform that focuses on providing DRM-free computer games, both old and new.
A race of aliens from the planet Qo'noS. They are an extremely aggressive warrior race obsessed with physical combat, conquest and honor, around which their entire society revolves.
These games are based off of established licenses, such as movies, comics, or TV shows. Examples are the James Bond 007 and Spider-Man franchises.
Armed forces. The arm of government that deals with fighting wars and protecting a nation from external or internal threats
The act of acquiring resources for the purpose of building structures and/or unit construction. Resource gathering is a staple of the RTS (Real Time Strategy) genre.
Two or more factions, either with the same or completely different goals, that constantly try to one-up each other. The player is sometimes forced to pick a side to root or work for during the struggle. Other times the rivalry is only mentioned in the plot.
Headquartered on Earth, Starfleet is the diplomatic, exploratory, research, and paramilitary defence force of the United Federation of Planets in the Star Trek universe.
A superweapon is a structure or character with amazing powers and amazing costs. This weapon can turn the battle to its owner's side single-handedly, but is usually the most expensive and time consuming to construct.
In the Star Trek universe, a group of spacefaring species joined together as one in the United Federation of Planets (UFP) to explore the universe in peace. Their member species include: Andorians, Humans, Tellerites, and Vulcans.
A mod is a user-created patch that alters any part of a game, or adds new content to it. At the extreme, "total conversion" mods can change the game so much that an entirely new experience is created.
A humanoid species from the Star Trek franchise, who reject their emotions and live their lives by pure logic.
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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