PerspectiveFound footage movies all suck
Perspective is the way the player see the game. A game can use more then one but one will often be the dominant one.
View directly from above with camera looking down. Can be used with parallel or perspective projection.
Alien Breed https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-aSztV1QLo
Game world seen from the side. Named after classic games that scrolled to the sides but often possible to move up or down.
Super Mario Bros https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ia8bhFoqkVE
First-person perspective (FPP) - When you see the world from the perspective of the avatar you play. Like from the eyes of the character, driver seat of the car or the flight deck of a plane.