It has been a long journey for the video games from their earliest versions. The latest developments in science and technology have made it possible to for the developers to come up with some of the most mesmerizing titles. Many avid players also refer to this type of entertainment as an art form. This is also one of the most competitive areas of entertainment with so many new releases constantly outdoing the existing ones.

The electronic systems over which the video games are played are known as platforms. These include an input system for the controls and one or more devices for the visual and audio feedback. This could range from small handheld devices to large computers. Devices also known as consoles and are exclusively created for gaming. There are many different platforms where you can play your favourite titles. Some of the most common ones you can find below:

  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • iOS
  • PC
  • Steam
  • Wii
  • Wii U
  • Nintendo 2DS and 3DS
  • PlayStation Vita
  • Xbox 360 & One
  • PlayStation 3 & 4

Video Games

Game genres

The genres of video games are so varied that it is almost incomprehensible. These types vary from each other depending on the content, narrative, play style and much more. Each one provides an entirely different experience, and players have their preferences. Listed below are some of the most popular genres.


The shooter games have been in existence for an extended period and have evolved into many exciting new forms. Some of them even use virtual realities to simulate a lifelike condition within the game.

Role Playing Game

These are games where the player takes up the role of a certain character during the gameplay.


These intended to increase the fun of learning.


The Massive Multiplayer Online First Person Shooter combine the MMO and the FPS.


These are games where a large number of players play RPG simultaneously.





FPS is a genre of computer games that includes the perspective of the first person. All titles in this genre are focused on fighting the opponent using white or firearms. Shooting is one of the ...
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MMO (massively multiplayer online) is one of the most popular games genres. It's a type of online game where a massive number of people play together on the same server. MMO games provide a wide ...
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