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game genre

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Brothers In Arms (DS)
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Scrabble Interactive 2005 (PC)
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Rayman Raving Rabbids (Gameboy Advance)
Most games, even ground-breaking ones, fit into an existing game type or genre.

These categories are usually based on the style of the game play and the perspective the player has when interacting with the game.

However some games don't easily fit into existing categories, so don't feel you have to restrict your ideas to match the listed genres.

  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Arcade
  • Fighting
  • Kids
  • Platform
  • Puzzle
  • Racing
  • Role-playing
  • Simulation
  • Sport
  • Strategy

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