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Scripting language: Lua

Group Description

Games using Lua embeddable scripting language.

Lua is designed, implemented, and maintained by a team at PUC-Rio, the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. Lua was born and raised in Tecgraf, the Computer Graphics Technology Group of PUC-Rio, and is now housed at Lablua. Both Tecgraf and Lablua are laboratories of the Department of Computer Science of PUC-Rio.

Lua v1.0 was never released publicly, but it was up and running on 28 Jul 1993. Lua 1.1 was the first public release on July 8, 1994, and was freely available for academic purposes; commercial uses had to be negotiated, but none ever were.

Trivia

Name origin

Quote from the Lua website: "Lua" (pronounced LOO-ah) means "Moon" in Portuguese. As such, it is neither an acronym nor an abbreviation, but a noun. More specifically, "Lua" is a name, the name of the Earth's moon and the name of the language.

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Game Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 22014PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.3.86
Smash Hit2014Android, iPad, iPhoneMediocre AB...
Enemy Front2014PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Bandai Namco Games America Inc.2.57
Teleglitch: Die More Edition2013Linux, Macintosh, WindowsParadox Interactive AB...
Ryse: Son of Rome2013Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios4.50
Puppeteer2013PlayStation 3Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc....
Resogun2013PlayStation 4Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.4.14
Sniper: Ghost Warrior 22013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360City Interactive USA Inc4.00
Fast & Furious: Showdown2013PlayStation 3, Wii U, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.2.45
Anomaly 22013Linux, Macintosh, PlayStation 4, Windows11 bit studios S.A....
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate2013Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.4.23
Asphalt 8: Airborne2013Android, BlackBerry, iPad, iPhone, Windows PhoneGameloft S.A.1.43
Prototype 22012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.1.47
Heroes of Might and Magic V Bundle2012WindowsUbisoft Entertainment SA...
Legend of Grimrock2012Linux, Macintosh, WindowsAlmost Human Ltd.3.69
Street Fighter X Tekken2012PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.4.45
Ridge Racer Unbounded2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Namco Bandai Games America Inc.2.94
Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.44
Guardians of Middle-earth2012PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc....
Teleglitch2012Linux, WindowsParadox Interactive AB3.33
MIB: Alien Crisis2012PlayStation 3, Wii, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.1.14
Wonderbook: Book of Spells2012PlayStation 3Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Ltd....
PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale2012PlayStation 3, PS VitaSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.71
Kairo2012Android, iPad, iPhone, Linux, Macintosh, WindowsLupus Studios Limited3.54
Disney•Pixar Brave2012Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Disney Interactive Studios4.00
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Selected Covers

Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2 PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
Anomaly 2 Linux Front Cover
Front cover for Anomaly 2
Enemy Front PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Enemy Front
Disney•Pixar Brave PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for Disney•Pixar Brave

Selected Screenshots

Main title.
Screenshot from Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2
Going shopping
Screenshot from Ridge Racer Unbounded
Loading screen (German version)
Screenshot from Asphalt 8: Airborne