Present

Historical concept

The events of the story are set roughly around the time the game was made or published - or a setting resembling such.

753
games
83
platforms

Alternate names: Modern
Name variations: Present day, Modern day

The first video game about Present was released on August 1967.

Activision, Capcom and Eidos has published most of these games

Time relations: past, present, future

Implied: (may change in the future)
* Late modern period

Related:
* Real world
For example: a game published in 1997 with the game's events set in around 1995-1999 would fit this.

Some fluctuation should be allowed with the year as difficulties or delays with the publisher may cause the game get published later or earlier than intended and the date not being "fixed" to match this.

Also for games that don't specifically state the year but appear to be set around the same year as the game was made on.

Simply: if the depicted is technologically and culturally (nearly) identical with the time the game was released, this tag is perfect for it. Unfortunately these vary from place to place which may allow significant leeway.

Platforms

Windows 153
Linux 123
X360 33
Mac OS Classic 32
PS3 30
PS2 28
Mac OS X 22
MS-DOS 22
PS 18
Xbox 16
NES 13
Amiga 13
Mega Drive 12
GBA 12
Wii 12
GameCube 11
Apple II E 10
Arcade 10
Dreamcast 10
N64 9
C64 7
Nintendo DS 7
SNES 7
Memotech MTX 6
Atari 400/800 6
Atari ST 6
BeOS 6
GBC 6
PSP 6
iOS 4

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