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The Best Gamer Wiki for Your Video Gaming
So you want to be the best gamer around? Want to know everything there is to know and be the envy of your mates? Well you've come to the right place. Here at Gamer Wiki you will find everything you need for your video gaming needs. Get the latest cheats, review the newest releases, find out where to download mods, and so much more.
What's a Gamer?
A "gamer" is someone who plays video games, but in some countries you may find that it also stands for legalized gambling on video games also known as eSports. There are plenty of gamer communities around the world where you can take part in discussions and see what your peers are up to.
Video Gaming Needs
The term "video game" is used for any game that can be played on a console, interactive game software, or a computer game where a video display is required. It involves human interaction and a gaming controller.
The most common platforms are personal computers and video game consoles like the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Up and coming platforms include mobile devices and tablets such as the iPhone and iPad.
Game controllers vary across the different platforms and the most common are gamepads, mice, keyboards, joysticks, and the touchscreens on mobile devices.
Video Game Genres
Here at Gamer Wiki we have a massive collection of the latest and greatest game reviews that are listed by game genres. There are a number of different video game genres but the most common are:
- First-person shooter (FPS):These games are available on PC and console and are where the player's viewpoint is a game character's perspective. Some of the most popular titles include, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Metro 2033, Wolfenstein: The New Order, Swat 4, and F.E.A.R.
- Flight Simulators: These are game that put the player in the position of piloting an air or spacecraft against opponents or obstacles. Popular titles include, Flight simulator X, Assetto Corsa, DCS World, Silent Hunter 3, and Star Wars Galaxies: Jump to Lightspeed, and Falcon 4.0.
- Real-Time Strategy (RTS): These video games are usually computer games in which players view multiple characters from a top-down point of view. Players usually command multiple groups of characters without actually fighting themselves. Popular titles include, Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak, Ashes of the Singularity, Grey Goo, Total War: Attila, Star Wars Rebellion, and Planetary Annihilation.
- Role-playing games (RPGs):Available for PC and consoles these are games where players view the character from a third-person perspective and make choices that ultimately change the game's story. Popular titles include, Fallout 4, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Dark Souls III, Diablo III, Pillars of Eternity, Dragon Age Inquisition, and Final Fantasy.
- Massively Multiplayer Online Role-playing games (MMORPGs): These are online games where players take on characters and interact with each other on a broad scale. They often feature a range of environments and numerous non-player characters to provide a more realistic feel. Popular titles include, Skyforge, Magerealm: Rise of Chaos, ASTA: The War of Tears and Winds, Guardians of Divinity, League of Angels, Guild Wars 2, Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited, and Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.
Other genres include, Action, Platform, fighting games, Stealth, survival horror, Metroidvania, Adventure, life simulation, 4x strategy, real time tactics, tower defence, wargame, sports, and MMOGs.
Gamer Wiki Reviews, Mods, and Cheats
Check out our game reviews where you will find information on the latest releases as well as highly anticipated titles. Read about the new Marvel Avengers Academy, or Mage and Minions.
A lot of video games support cheat codes and mods. Mods will let you override something about the game and sometimes game developers will include support for mods at launch. Think of Minecraft where you can change the way the game looks, create your own texture packs, etc. Cheat codes allow users to change something in their game without downloading a mod. If you are looking for the latest cheat codes of mods be sure to check out our cheat and mods page for all the latest updates.
Take Your Video Gaming To the Next Level With eSports
eSports is the latest thing to emerge from the gaming world and it looks to be really taking a hold with many of the big name sporting stars getting in on a piece of the action. Did you know you can actually win money gambling on League of Legends tournaments, or Dota 2? Heck you can even win money playing Halo. You can visit our eSports section for more information.