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Games

When people think of the words “video games,” a variety of images and concepts could potentially come to mind, all of them (well, okay, most of them) valid. There are several completely different “genres” of video games, from the worldwide hits in the first person shooter genre such as Call of Duty, to the more intricate and hardcore games in the role playing game genre, such as Final Fantasy and The Elder Scrolls.

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Steam

Steam is a digital distribution, digital rights management, multiplayer and communications platform developed by Valve Corporation. It is used to distribute a wide range of games and related media entirely over the internet, stretching from one-man independent efforts to some of the worlds most popular games. Steam is set apart from its peers in terms of functionality primarily by its residency in the system tray, and the desktop tasks that the client software performs to make use of that position.

Features:

Small Steam Chat iconSteam ChatTalk with friends or groups via text or voice without leaving Steam. Videos, Tweets, GIFs and more are supported; use wisely.

Game HubsEverything about your game, all in one place. Join discussions, upload content, and be the first to know about new updates.

Steam BroadcastStream your gameplay live with the click of a button, and share your game with friends or the rest of the community.

Small Steam Workshop iconSteam WorkshopCreate, discover, and download player-created mods and cosmetics for nearly 1,000 supported games.

Available on MobileAccess Steam anywhere from your iOS or Android device with the Steam mobile app.

Early Access to GamesDiscover, play, and get involved with games as they evolve. Be the first to see what's coming and become part of the process.

MultilingualCreating a global community is important to us, that's why our client supports 28 languages and counting.

Purchases Made EasyOur storefront supports 100+ payment methods across over 35 currencies, giving you the flexibility to pay how you want.

Controller SupportSteam encourages developers to include controller support in their games including PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo controllers.

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Minecraft

Minecraft is a sandbox game that revolves around using building blocks to create anything you want. At night, monsters come out; make sure to build a shelter before that happens. The game also has multiplayer capabilities.

Minecraft is also written for Wii U & 3DS (3DS build is known as "New Nintendo 3DS edition (only for New 3DS, New 3DS XL, & New 2DS XL))".

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Angry Birds

Angry Birds is a video game franchise created by the Rovio Entertainment game developer.

The idea behind Angry Birds is simple: using a slingshot to fire birds, you must destroy the fortified castles where the pigs live.

Angry Birds features hours of gameplay, challenging physics-based castle demolition, and lots of replay value. Each of the 120 levels requires logic, skill, and brute force to crush the enemy.

The game series includes:

Angry Birds (2009), Angry Birds Seasons (2010), Angry Birds Rio (2011), Angry Birds Space (2012), Angry Birds Star Wars (2012), Angry Birds Friends (2013), Angry Birds Star Wars II (2013) and Angry Birds Stella (2014), Angry Birds 2 (2015), all available for iOS, Android, Kindle, Windows Phone, Mac and PC.

There are also other games with the Angry Birds characters but with different gameplay: Small Angry Birds Go! iconAngry Birds Go! , Small Angry Birds Epic iconAngry Birds Epic , Small Angry Birds Action! iconAngry Birds Action! , Small Angry Birds Transformers iconAngry Birds Transformers and the spin-off Small Bad Piggies iconBad Piggies .

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Portal

Portal comprises a series of puzzles that must be solved by teleporting the player's character and simple objects using the "portal gun", a device that can create inter-spatial portals between flat planes. Travelling through portals maintains an object's speed, thus several puzzles require "flinging" the player-character or objects out one portal by gaining speed, such as by falling, before entering the other one.

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Plants vs Zombies

Plants vs. Zombies is a tower defense video game by PopCap. A mob of fun-loving zombies is about to invade your home, and your only defense is an arsenal of zombie-zapping plants. Use peashooters, wall-nuts, cherry bombs and more to mulchify zombies before they reach your front door.

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Godot Engine

Godot is a fully featured, open source, MIT licensed game engine. It focuses on having great tools, and a visual oriented workflow that can export to PC, Mobile and Web platforms. It is a cross-platform 2D and 3D game engine and game development IDE. You can port your game to run on Windows, Linux, Mac OSx/iOS, BSD, Android, BlackBerry 10, HTML5, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, and Nintendo 3DS.

FEATURES

Visual editor, full of mature tools.Uncluttered UI, with context-sensitive editors.Amazing scene system, supporting instancing and inheritance.Friendly content creation interfaces for artists, level designers, animators, …Visual shader editing for 2D and 3D.Persistent live editing (changes are not lost after stopping the game). Live editing on mobile devices!

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Half-Life

Half-Life is a science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Valve Software, the company's debut product and the first in the Half-Life series.

Half-Life received the expansion packs Half-Life: Opposing Force (1999) and Half-Life: Blue Shift (2001). The game was ported to the PlayStation 2 in 2001, along with another expansion Half-Life: Decay, as well as to macOS and Linux in 2013. A sequel, Half-Life 2, was released in 2004.

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World of Goo

World of Goo is a physics based puzzle / construction game. The millions of Goo Balls who live in the beautiful World of Goo dont know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious.

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Team Fortress 2

Team Fortress 2 (TF2) is the sequel to the game that put class-based, multiplayer team warfare on the map. One of the most popular online action games of all time, TF2 delivers constant free updates including new game modes, maps, equipment and, most importantly, hats.

It is now based on the growing Free-to-Play (F2P) model. You are able to play the game without paying for anything, but there are a few features that are limited to those that have not bought anything from within the game's "Mann Co." virtual store.

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