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NAV | HOME | SYSTEM LIST | GAME LIST | Nintendo | WII | CUBE | Sony | PS3 | PS2 | Microsoft | 360 | XBOX | Handheld | PSP | DS | Other | PC
ACTION | ADVEN | ARCADE | BOARD | COMP | FIGHT | PARTY | PLATFORM | PUZZLE | RACE | RHYTHM | RPG | SHOOT | SIM | SPORT | STRAT


Below is a list of video game genres. Enter the genre that best fits each game in the genre section of the info box. If a game fits into multiple genres list all that best apply. If you have a suggestion for a new genre name please talk about it in the discussion section for this page.

  • Action - A focus on fast-paced gameplay and movement.
  • Adventure - The main character is on an adventure. Usually story driven with a certain amount of freedom to explore.
  • Arcade - Referring to coin operated arcade games. Smaller scale games designed for short game sessions.
  • Board/Card - Video games that play like board and card games.
  • Compilation - Collection of different game titles.
  • Fighting - Hand-to-hand fighting in a contained arena.
  • Party - Multiplayer games that anyone can easily pick up and play.
  • Platform - Navigating the environment is the focus of the game.
  • Puzzle - Problem solving games of skill.
  • Racing - Games where the player races others to a goal for the best time.
  • Rhythm - Gameplay built around the rhythm in music.
  • Role Playing - Stats track character development and strength during the game.
  • Shooter - Focus of the game is on shooting targets.
  • Simulation - Games that try to accurately simulate real life activities.
  • Sport - Real life sports in video game form.
  • Strategy - Manage resources and decide tactics.

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