Taxonomy

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Modes[edit]

Simplified into:

  • First-person
  • Third-person
  • Fixed camera
  • Free camera
  • Isometric
  • Top-down
  • Sidescrolling
  • Text-based

Notes:

Avoiding the terms 2D and 3D as nearly all modern games are built in 3D engines.

Genres[edit]

This should be used to designate the gameplay type, not refer to the literary genre (examples of literary genres would include fantasy or Sci-Fi)
  • Adventure
  • Brawler
  • Bullet hell
  • Fighting
  • Horror
  • Real-time strategy
  • Turn-based strategy
  • Management
  • Massively multiplayer
  • Multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA)
  • Shooter
  • Platformer
  • Role-playing
  • Simulation
  • Shoot-em-up
  • Stealth
  • Survival
  • Rhythm
  • Visual novel

Monetisation[edit]

  • Retail
  • Digital distribution
  • Streaming
  • Free to play
  • Subscription
  • Loot box
  • Microtransaction
  • Downloadable content
  • Advertising
  • Player trading

Other Resources[edit]

MobyGames

Unclassified[edit]

Tetris