Category Game Types

Arcade game

Arcade (Eng. Arcade) – common in post-Soviet computer games industry term for computer games with deliberately primitive gameplay. Some magazines about computer games identify them as a separate genre and rank them platformers (those that have been ported to the PC). In world practice, as well as in the Russian press, arcades called games for arkadnyh slot machines. This is not a separate genre of games, but rather the direction of the game. Computer game called “arcade” in the event that it is directly ported to the machine or similar in concept with games for machines. For example, to arcade games are all projects of the genre “fighting» (fighting), part of the games of the genre “race» (racing), part of the games of the genre “shooter» (shooter)...
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Action game

Action (translit. – “Action” or “action”; translated from English. – “Action”) – a genre of computer games in which players success largely depends on the reaction rate and the ability to make quick tactical decisions. The effect of such games is very dynamic and requires intense concentration and quick response to events occurring in the game. [1] In this case, as the primary means of the game progress is usually used for a weapon or [1]. Designation game genre as «action» relatively rarely used without padding as this concept is very wide and it can be characterized by more than half ever released games. This category includes shooters, fighting games, platformers, and so on. N. More often than not the word «action» is substituted to the main genre of games...

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Simulator game

Simulators – simulators, mechanical or computer simulating control any process, apparatus or vehicle. Most often today the word “simulator” is used in relation to computer programs (typically games). Computer Games: Simulation of cars and motorcycles, airplanes, trains, submarines, different sports, and so on. N. The basic principle of the simulator is an exact reproduction of the features of some of the thematic areas (eg: car simulator must reproduce as closely as possible the physical features of the machine). Simulator: simulator aircraft. Simulators – software and hardware, creating the impression of reality, displaying part of the real phenomena and properties in a virtual environment...
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Quest game

Adventure game (synonyms: Quest (Eng. Quest – quest), Adventure (translated from English. – Adventure)) – one of the major genres of games that require the player to solve mental tasks to advance the plot. The plot can be predefined or give the set of outcomes, the choice of which depends on the player’s actions. The first game of this genre was Colossal Cave Adventure (hence the name of adventure). Title quest comes from a series of games company Sierra (Space Quest, King’s Quest, Police Quest, and others). In the Russian language is sometimes divided the concept of “adventure” and “quest”, calling the word adventure game genre action-adventure (eg, Prince of Persia, Another World, Tomb Raider)...
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Role play game

Role-playing video game (Eng. Computer Role-Playing Game (CRPG or RPG)) – a computer game based on the gameplay elements of traditional desktop role-playing games. Instead of the full name of the term is often used English abbreviation CRPG or just RPG. Vivid examples of computer role-playing games: Series Gothic, The Elder Scrolls, Wizardry, Pokemon, Ultima, Fallout, Baldur’s Gate, Might & Magic. An example closest to your desktop role-playing games CRPG among fans of role-playing games are usually considered Planescape: Torment. Rollingz E. and D. Morris believe that the computer role-playing games are not a separate genre, since they are based on the concept of Dungeons & Dragons with the addition of action-adventure format element simulation of life in a fictional world...
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