Games

Poppy Playtime

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Poppy Playtime is a story-focused Horror game, where you take the role of an ex-employee of the Playtime Company. 10 years after leaving the job, the factory you worked at is completely abandoned, ...

Builder Simulator

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Builder Simulator is exactly what you’d get if you threw Minecraft, House Flipper, and other similar simulator titles into a cement mixer. The end result of that would be the game, known as Builder ...

The Quarry

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The Quarry is the next title in Supermassive Games' long arsenal, along with the likes of Man of Medan, Until Dawn, House of Ashes, and Little Hope. Developed by Supermassive Games and published by ...

Undertale Last Breath

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Undertale: Last Breath is a fan game of the original Undertale and does what the original developer of the game didn’t dare do any further, and that’s ramp up the difficulty to exponential levels! ...

Diablo Immortal

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I remember a few years back when Diablo Immortal was first shown and people went nuts and not in a good way, fans were mad, and now that the game is officially released many are still mad! The reason ...

Video games form a type of computer software that is designed for entertainment or educational purposes. In the latter case, the player needs to solve tasks that require either manual skills, logical thinking or as it is often the case, a combination thereof  Video games can be played on arcade machines, consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, tablets, and even watches.

Video games have their roots in role-playing and board games, their creators also draw inspirations from sports competitions. Video games began to be produced in larger amounts in the 1970s due to the growing popularity of arcade game machines and homes consoles. According to some research video games, might have a significant impact on our behavior both positive and negative.

The beginning of computer entertainment can be dated back to 1947 when Cathode ray tube Amusement Device was created which was basically a missile simulator based on radar technology. The 1950s and 1960s brought in a couple of academic projects that could be also considered video games. These were, for example, Spacewar and Tennis for Two.

In 1961 an arcade video game Pong was created by Atari and this contributed to the fact helped to establish the video game industry. The success of video entertainment was growing bigger due to the appearance of such titles as Pac-Man or Space Invaders which were created n the 1970s.

Depending on what genre a given game belongs to, there are various tasks to be performed by the player. It also happens that certain games combine features of several different genres. The simplest division, although not completely full, distinguishes eight basic types. These are:

  • puzzle,
  • role-playing,
  • sports,
  • adventure,
  • racing,
  • simulation,
  • strategy,
  • and action.

Among them, many sub-genres can be distinguished.

In role-playing games, the players control a virtual character (or a party of characters) who develop their skills and become stronger throughout the entire game. The heroes can improve his abilities and learn new ones, and we have full control over what tasks he performs and how he behaves towards other in-game characters.

Simulation games are technical and detailed simulations of various aspects of life. Thus the players can enjoy simulators of spacecraft, submarine simulators, flight simulators but also a simulator of animal life or of a car mechanic

Sports games simulate the gameplay in sports competitions. It can be boxing, basketball, football, or ice hockey. The player’s attention needs to be focused here on controlling the athletes or managing a team from a manager.

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