About Game Genres
We classify games into two categories, a major and a minor genre. The genre of the game being reviewed is shown as two icons.
Action: Fast exciting games where reactions are important.
Single Screen Shooter
First Person Shooter
Strategy: Games where several units are commanded at one time and where thought and planning is more important than reaction time.
Adventure: Games about following a fixed path, or exploration games.
Active Plot Driven
Point And Click
Puzzle: Games requiring considered thought or experimentation to complete.
Simulation: These have little or no goal apart from the manipulation of the simulation.
Other: Syncategorematic games.