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Video game genres are used to categorize video games based on their gameplay interaction rather than visual or narrative differences. [ 1 ] A video game genre is defined by a set of gameplay challenges. They are classified independent of their setting or game-world content, unlike other works of fiction such as films or books . For example, an action game is still an action game, regardless of whether it takes place in a fantasy world or outer space. [ 2 ] Within game studies there is a lack of consensus in reaching accepted formal definitions for game genres, some being more observed than others. Like any typical taxonomy, a video game genre requires certain constants.