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A computer game in the genre of first-person shooter developed and published by id Software in 1993. "Doom" is one of the most important and influential in the history of computer games industry; in particular, its popularity has largely determined the further development and spread of the genre of first-person shooters.

This series was also released game sequel "Doom II: Hell on Earth" (1994), as well as add-ons The Ultimate Doom (1995), Master Levels (1995, collection of the best levels of the game, created by enthusiasts, and united id Software) and Final Doom (1996). The game was designed for PCs running DOS and then ported to various platforms, including ten gaming consoles. In 2004, left the game "Doom 3," a new telling an old story, which is based on the 2005 feature film "Doom"

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the Quake

A computer game in the genre of first-person shooter developed by id Software and published July 22, 1996 (full version).

Before the official release of the full version of the game, namely February 24, 1996 it was released technology demo version of the game called QTest. It did not have the support of a single game mode, and the gameplay has not yet been finalized, however, by the presence of in-game support multiplayer, just a day in the world there were dozens of servers for online games. Then, June 22, 1996 was released shareware-version of the game includes only the first episode, and is available for download from the official id Software website. The game made a breakthrough in 3D technology, using textured polygonal models instead of sprites, thereby realizing a fully three-dimensional world, instead of a two-dimensional map with height information (as it was in Doom).

Most of the Quake engine written by John Carmack. The game is also known for its soundtrack, which wrote Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails. Quake is the founder of one of the most successful video game franchises: the sum has sold more than 4 million copies of Quake, Quake II and Quake III: Arena. At the end of 2005 came the continuation of the series - Quake 4, which is a continuation of the plot Quake 2.

With the advent of the first Quake was born the concept of "e-sports", there was a large community, were held major championships, and there was the concept of tricking in respect of computer games: the use of some bugs in the game character movement to achieve sverhvozmozhnostey professional players, specially adjusted to the professional modes

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Duke Nukem 3D

A computer game in the genre of first-person shooter created by 3D Realms (a division of Apogee) in 1996. Duke Nukem 3D is a logical continuation of the Duke Nukem series of games, but if the first two games of the series are two-dimensional platformer, the third part is made in the popular at the time the style of Doom (pseudo corridors, first-person view, battles with various kinds of cold, fire and fictional weapons). In fact, Duke Nukem 3D was a response to a series of Apogee games Doom and Heretic and Hexen on id Software's company. But a new, three-dimensional part of Duke Nukem does not become yet another clone of Doom, she has managed to make a competition published in the same time, more technically advanced Quake. Moreover, it has brought in the gaming industry many innovations and surprising solutions that can rightly challenge the title of the progenitor of many modern shooters, including a series of Half-Life games.

Released on Steam March 20, 2013 in the re-release of Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition with three additions and emergency support for Steam Workshop and multiplayer through Steamworks.

In addition to the single player, and multiplayer is possible, only supports Windows 95 - later systems refuse to run it, and earlier - to recognize the single version of the game runs on Windows XP

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Computer game, a fantastic first-person shooter, developed by US company Raven Software in cooperation with id Software companies, Pi Studios, Endrant Studios and published by Activision. Wolfenstein is the sequel of the game Return to Castle Wolfenstein 2001 issue and uses the game engine id Tech 4. The game was released for PC platforms, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. Exit the game took place August 18, 2009 in North America on August 19 in Australia and 21 August in Europe. The digital distribution service Steam game appeared on October 13, 2009.

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A computer game in the genre of first-person shooter developed by Monolith Productions and published by GT Interactive in 1997. The game uses a game engine Build Engine (previously applied in the creation of the game Duke Nukem 3D), and is the first game in the Build Engine using voxels. Blood contains a large number of occult symbolism, violence and black humor. The game is also characterized by unusual for weapons of 3D-shooter. Later, two additions to the game has been released: "Plasma Pack" and "Cryptic Passage".

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Video game in the genre of arcade racing for survival. Game creators were inspired by the 1975 cult classic movie Death Race 2000 years, and they just wanted to diversity in race. name of the game is made up of two English words: Car (car) and Armageddon (Armageddon).

Music for the game was taken from the album Demanufacture band Fear Factory.

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Resident Evil

Media franchise owned by Capcom and created by Shinji Mikami under the influence of a series of films of George Romero's Living Dead, as a series of survival horror games of the genre. First it was the Resident Evil, released in 1996 on the PlayStation and later ported to the Sega Saturn and PC. Since then, it has been sold 46 million copies of games in the series as of December 31, 2011.

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of Diablo

Computer game genre Action / RPG, developed by Condor (later renamed Blizzard North), which was bought by Blizzard Entertainment with the game before publication, and published by 31 December 1996.

The game is made in the style of dark fantasy. The player is invited to go it alone in the dungeon of the town of Tristram, is flooded with a variety of demons, undead and other evil creatures. Going deeper and deeper levels of the dungeon (there are 16), the player finally gets to Hell, where he must find and kill Diablo, the main boss of the game.

Also, the company Sierra Entertainment has released the game-supplement, entitled Diablo: Hellfire.

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of StarCraft

A computer game in the genre of real time strategy, developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment in 1998. November 30 the same year was released addition - StarCraft: Brood War, added to the game of new game units and continue the story of the original. In 2010 came the first part of the trilogy sequel StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, in 2013 - the second, StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm. In Russia, the game was published by Soft Club, but has not been localized.

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of Fallout

Computer role-playing game, which takes place in the world, post-nuclear war. Game released in 1997 by Interplay Entertainment, developed its structural division Black Isle Studios. One of the most famous works of the post-apocalyptic genre. During the development phase it was assumed that Fallout become a de facto extension of Wasteland game, but due to the absence at the time the company Interplay rights to Wasteland Fallout game did not become its official sequel. own role-playing system has been developed for the game, called SPECIAL and replacing GURPS system, the use of which was planned initially.

The game's plot tells the story of the adventures of the Vault Dweller - resident underground bunker, which was asked for 150 days to find the water chip and deliver it to their hideout to rescue the isolated community from water shortages. The player can freely move around the map of the world, visit the game locations, to perform various tasks and fight with the surrounding world. Favorably received by critics, the game marked the beginning of the series Fallout. Among the advantages of the innovative games observers isolated setting, open game world and realistic gameplay. For several years, Fallout figured in lists of the best games from various gaming publications.

The game was officially localized and published in Russia February 15, 2008 the company "1C"; in 1998, an unlicensed version of the game, translated studios "Fargus" and "7 Wolf" (the exact release date is unknown) were released on the Russian market.

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Full Throttle

Adventure computer game developed and published by LucasArts in 1995.

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Need for Speed

A series of racing video games manufactured by the company Electronic Arts (EA) and developed by several studios including Canadian branch of EA Black Box, the British company Criterion Games and Swedish Ghost Games. Currently being developed under the name EA Sports.

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