Groups

 

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.

726
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

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 149
Linux 120
X360 33
Mac OS Classic 33
PS3 30
PS2 28
Mac OS X 22
PS 18
MS-DOS 17
Xbox 16
Amiga 12
GBA 12
Wii 12
NES 12
GameCube 11
Mega Drive 11
Dreamcast 10
N64 9
Arcade 9
Apple II E 8
Nintendo DS 7
BeOS 6
GBC 6
PSP 6
SNES 6
Memotech MTX 6
Atari 400/800 6
C64 6
Apple IIGS 5
Atari ST 5

By year

Popular tags

1880s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 19thcentury 2000s 2010s 20thcentury 21stcentury 2ndmillennium 3rdmillennium actionadventure alternatetimeline citybuilding coldwar fixedshooter gtalike hordegame interactivefiction latemodernperiod metroidvania middleages militainment missilecommandlike spectaclebrawler survivalhorror tactical visualnovel wordgame worldwar2