Tooltips

Software concept

Info dialogs that pop up when pointer is held over certain UI or gameworld elements, usually providing more in-depth info that does not pop up an actual window (disappears usually as soon as the pointer is moved away) or enter a modal screen for it.

101
games
10
platforms

The first video game about Tooltips was released on December 1996.

Chucklefish, Blizzard and Paradox Interactive has published most of these games

Usually tooltips are non-interactive, but some may have functionality close to a proper window/dialog.

Parent group

Interface

Platforms

Windows 50
Linux 21
Mac OS X 14
Mac OS Classic 6
Pandora 3
Internet Only 2
PS4 2
PS 1
X360 1
PS Vita 1

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