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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.

100
games
10
platforms

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

Blizzard, Chucklefish 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.