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  • Created on: 13-05-16 09:00
Oligopoly
An industry dominated by a small number of companies.
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Proliferation
Lots of. Eg: a proliferation of titles.
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Cut scenes
Small movie clip with in the game
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Franchise
A game which comes out annually or a part of a series.
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Mainstream games
Sold most pales in a box over the counter. price- £40-50
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Alpha game
Unfinished game sold to the market so the audience csn finish it
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Beta game
Finished and on trial (being tested)
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DLC
downloadable content
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LAG
lower response rate
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First party game
(killer application) Made by the same people who made the console eg: Microsoft- halo and PlayStation- Big little planet.
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Third party game
Play on any console.
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Synergy
Two companies working together to make more money
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Freenium
Free to play expensive to complete (in app purchases).
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Viral
Top of the charts.
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MMORPG
Massively multiplayer online role playing game eg: World of Warcraft.
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Lite
The free version of a game.
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USP
Unique selling point.
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Sandbox game
Open world.
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Polysemic
A game which offers multiple meanings for an audience.
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IP
Intellectual property- no one else can take it or copy it. Names and Brands
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Proliferation

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Lots of. Eg: a proliferation of titles.

Card 3

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Cut scenes

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Card 4

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Franchise

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Card 5

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Mainstream games

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