What does 2.5D stand for?

Game that is halfway between 2D and 3D

An acronym that describes a game that is halfway between a 2D and 3D game.

Although the acronym can be used in a variety of spheres, it is mainly used in the video game industry. The acronym refers to 2D games with 3D graphics, such as Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards and New Super Mario Bros. U, or 3D games with 2D sprite graphics, such as Duke Nukem 3D and Super Mario Kart.


LittleBigPlanet has to be one of my fav 2.5D games ever

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Updated September 30, 2015

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