Digital Games Genres

Lifted this from a survey i was filling. this kinda details various genres of games in existence today :)

  1. Action (ex: Prince of Persia, Grand Theft Auto)
  2. Adventure (ex: Myst III, Clock Tower 3)
  3. Arcade Classics (ex: Pac Man, Defender, and Donkey Kong)
  4. Card, Board & Casino (ex Hoyle Casino, Monopoly, Hearts)
  5. Driving Combat/Mayhem (ex: Twisted Metal, Full Auto, and Midtown Madness)
  6. Extreme Sports (ex: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, SSX, Dave Mirra BMX)
  7. Fighting (ex: DOA4, Soul Caliber, Street Fighter)
  8. Flight/Space Combat (ex: Crimson Skies, Freelancer, and Ace Combat)
  9. Flight Simulations (ex: Flight Simulator, Combat Flight Simulator)
  10. Kart-Style Racing (ex: Mario Kart, Diddy Kong Racing)
  11. Life Simulations (ex: The Sims, Zoo Tycoon)
  12. Massive Multiplayer On-line (ex: World of Warcraft, Everquest II, and City of Heroes)
  13. Music & Rhythm (ex: Parappa the Rapper, Dance Dance Revolution)
  14. Off-Road/Rally Racing (ex: Rallisport, Colin McCrae Rally, 4x4 Evolutions)
  15. Platformers (ex: Mario64, Crash Bandicoot, Ratchet and Clank)
  16. Party Games (ex: Mario Party, Super Monkey Ball, and Fuzion Frenzy)
  17. Puzzles, Game Show, & Trivia (ex: Bejeweled, Testis, Jeopardy, Monopoly)
  18. Racing (ex: Need for Speed, Gran Turismo, and Project Gotham Racing)
  19. Role Playing (ex: Diablo II, Neverwinter Nights, and Baldur’s Gate)
  20. Shooters (ex: Call of Duty, Doom 3, Halo 2, Battlefront 1942 and Halflife 2)
  21. Sports (ex: Football, Baseball, Basketball, Hockey, Soccer, Golf and Tennis)
  22. Sportsman (ex: Reel Fishing, Deer Hunter, and Cabela’s Dangerous Hunt)
  23. Strategy Games (ex: Civilization IV, Age of Empires III, Warcraft)
  24. Survival-Horror (ex: Resident Evil, Silent Hill, and Eternal Darkness)
  25. Train Sims (ex: Train Simulator, Railroad Tycoon)


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