You must have played a lot of types genre games. I don `t know puzzleRPGs, first person shooter or other. Interesting type genre and even then it is still grouped again into several groups which are classified according to how they are used. Kotaku.com make a list and classify the existence of 16 types games.
These 16 types of games do not stand alone. There are times when a game title can have various types because, again, this classification is based on a very subjective way of use. Here are the types.
1. The Mainstay
This is your main game that you play every day or every week. Generally dominated by MMO-style games like World of Warcraft or competitive ones, like Dota or Overwatch.
2. The Time Waster
Games that don’t think too much and are used to waste time. Most of these are games on mobile phone like Candy Crush or mini-game other.
3. The Fave
Favorite games that you can even play over and over again. It could be a game like Grand Theft Auto or even an RPG like Final Fantasy VII.
4. The Traveler
This game you play when you travel and play on consoles mobile. For now the most common is Pokemon Go, but it can also be like Final Fantasy Tactics.
5. The Socialite (on line)
As the name implies, this game aims to increase your socialization. The socialite you play because you and your friends really like it and maybe aim to stay connected with old friends. Generally also this game is an MMO.
6. The Socialite (Local)
Game played when friends come and play to your house. These are games that are played in groups, like Mario Party or Mario Kart.
It could also be a sports game, like Fifa or Winning Eleven. Basically it’s a game that you play on your screen when your house is busy.
7. The Newsmaker
The Newsmaker is a game you’re not used to playing, but that you really enjoy reading. Whether it’s a controversial game, lots of secrets or has a good story. This is a game you don’t have to play to keep yourself entertained.
8. The Spectator Sport
You don’t play it; you watch it. This easy is games what you usually see on Twitch or YouTube. For now the easiest example is Player Unknown Battleground or Fortnite.
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9. The Ego Boost
This is a competitive game that you play sporadically. You usually play it when you feel tired or want a quick win.
Games fighting usually become mainstays: Street Fighter, Tekken, and others. But like a double-edged sword, this game can also bring you down because you don’t win-win.
10. The Podcaster
Rarely played in Indonesia, but this is the type of game that helps you concentrate while listening podcasts. The example is Minecraft and games–games another development. Can also be stylish games dungeons like Persona.
11. The Bad Habit
This easy is games that you want to stop but can’t stop. For various reasons, you are addicted to games the. Generally this is experienced by Clash Royale players.
12. The Guilty Pleasure
Game reviewsits ugly, but somehow you like it. You will play it even if people berate you. Example gamesit’s Marvel Versus Capcom: Infinite. This is games which you personally cannot judge as bad.
13. The Palate Cleanser
The Palate Cleanser is a substitute alternative game term Time-Wasters and Mainstays. Generally these games are of medium duration and come from indie studios. An easy example is Life is Strange, Monument Valley.
14. The Second Job
Maybe this is a game that is played like you work. This applies to the streamer and YouTubers and other benefits. An example is SimCity where you who may have a profession as an engineer play because you are looking for innovations for good housing arrangements.
15. The Mountaintop
Challenge games. Whether it’s used for speedrunning or else, the point is that you are looking for a challenge. Mountaintop is not easy to play and is often frustrating. The Soul Series or maybe Getting Over It with Bennett Foddy.
16. The Maybe-Someday
The game you bought because you were crazy about seeing a discount. You hoped to play it, but in the end it never happened. Often found in various games that Steam sells on Black Friday or during big discounts.
So, how is it? Is there anything from this type of game that you have never experienced? Just found out that there are types of games like this. What do you think next? Types of games based on one’s character?
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