Video Games Genres

The video gaming world is an ever changing one that has many genres and gaming types. Without a shadow of a doubt, there are some genres that stand out, being the most popular ones. These popular genres include:

First Person Shooter Games:

They are also referred to as FPS games. The game play of these game centers on weapon based combat that is seen through the 1st person perspective, which explains the genre name. The first ever FPS game was Maze War, which was followed by Spasim in 1974. On the other hand, the genre really cemented its position in the world of gaming with the release of Wolfenstein 3D in 1992 as well as another popular FPS game, Doom. Of course, the genre, and the entire world of gaming has seen great advancements over the years. This includes game engines, graphics, game play and even storylines. Some of the popular FPS gaming franchises nowadays include Battlefield, Call of Duty, Wolfenstein and Half Life.


MMORPG is short for Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games. This genre mixes between RPG games and multiplayer online games. In these games, a tremendous amount of players from around the world interact with each other in a virtual world. Like most RPG game, the players will control one character, or more if they wish, in a fantasy world or a sci-fi world. They control every action of the character. This includes its skills, fighting style, weapons, armor and more. Most of these game are F2P (Free to Play), but of course, players can get ahead by paying real money. Some of the most popular MMORPG games out there are World of Warcraft, Silkroad, and Guild Wars.

Other video games genres include sports games, strategy games, simulation games and more.

Casino Games Genres

Slot Machines:

This has to be the most popular genre when it comes to casino games. Players place bets, spin the reels and watch beautifully designed symbols as they spin so they can claim great rewards.

Table Games:

This genre includes some of the most popular casino table games such as roulette, craps and more.

Other casino games genres include Keno games, roulette, video poker and more.