New words – 21 May 2012May 21, 2012
newsgame noun a political game based on a situation in the news and distributed free online
The idea of developing online interactive apps was also partly inspired by the burgeoning concept of the newsgame [...]
[The Observer (UK broadsheet) 2 Oct 2011]
platform game noun a computer game that involves moving a character across suspended platforms
A vertical-jumping platform game, starring a sleepy Raccoon whose forest is being destroyed by robots.
[toucharcade.com 21 Nov 2011]
platformer noun a platform game
Rayman Origins is a gorgeous, delightful and challenging platformer for all ages.
[www.telegraph.co.uk 2 Dec 2011]
Terry Cavanagh’s gravity-bending platformer VVVVVV will be coming to Nintendo’s 3D handheld, thanks to a recent publishing deal with Nicalis.
[www.anandtech.com 6 Oct 2011]
platforming noun the activity of playing platform games
Frequent and forgiving checkpoints make each dastardly platforming challenge a one-time-only affair, but I’m still certain I wound up with a few gray hairs after my harrowing journey through VVVVVV.
[www.anandtech.com 6 Dec 2011]