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Independent aiming

Video game concept

Aiming is independent of move or view direction. Character does not turn their whole body to face where they aim and backbedal in the other direction.

154
games
38
platforms

The first video game about Independent aiming was released in 1980.

Activision, U.S. Gold and Team17 Software has published most of these games

MechWarriors, most battle tank games, Abuse, etc. are all good examples of this.

Parent group

Aiming

Platforms

Windows 59
Linux 20
Mac OS X 11
MS-DOS 9
X360 6
Mac OS Classic 5
BeOS 3
Arcade 3
Amiga 2
Atari 5200 2
C64 2
PS3 2
Xbox One 2
NES 2
Mega Drive 2
PS 2
ZX Spectrum 1
PS2 1
PS4 1
N64 1
Apple II E 1
Wii 1
iOS 1
TRS-80 1
VIC-20 1
Atari ST 1
Amstrad CPC 1
Android 1
X68000 1
Flash 1

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