# Formal Game

A Formal Game is a formally-defined task that is a game.

**Context:**- It can range from being a Formal Two-Player Game or an Formal n-Player Game.
- It can range from being a Formal Sequential Game to being a Formal Simultaneous Game. http://wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_theory#Simultaneous_and_sequential
- It can range from being a Formal Cooperative Game to being a Formal Competitive Game. http://wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_theory#Cooperative_or_non-cooperative
- It can range from being a Formal Zero-Sum Game to being a Formal Non-Zero-Sum Game. http://wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_theory#Zero-sum_and_non-zero-sum
- It can range from being a Formal Perfect-Information Game to being an Formal Imperfect-Information Game. http://wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_theory#Perfect_information_and_imperfect_information
- It can be analyzed by Game Theory.
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**Example(s):**- a Prisoner's Dilemma Game.
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**Counter-Example(s):****See:**Game Rule, Choice, Utility Function, Adversary.