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Achievements are extra challenges added into video games that sometimes carry a point value or unlock bonus material, and are sometimes solely for bragging rights.
Extraterrestrials appear in many video games in a variety of styles. Sometimes they're evil, sometimes they're benevolent, and sometimes they're very similar to humans.
Avatar Awards are items or clothing that are unlocked for Xbox Live avatars by completing certain tasks within the game.
Cooperative play in games allows humans to play together as a team to accomplish a task. Instead of playing against a human opponent, the team must defeat an AI.
Cooperative Play in some games also means 2 human versus 2 human, this occurs in some Billiards games. (Scotch Doubles / Doubles)
These games let players see the credits without needing to play the game first.
An environmental hazard that can be exploited to inflict massive areal damage, exploding barrels are one of the most ubiquitous objects to be found in games. The most common methods of ignition include shooting and throwing. Exploding barrels are usually distinguished from the non-exploding kind by a conspicuous red tint.
PhysX is a realtime physics engine middleware originally developed by Ageia and now maintained by nVidia. It is the only currently available physics engine that supports hardware acceleration.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
Instead of having the loot spew out of the corpse it-self, this concept is based on having to interact with the corpse to obtain the loot.
A sequel (also called a follow-up) is a game that carries forward the gameplay concepts, and often the story, of a previous game to which it is officially linked.
A digital distribution service owned by Valve Corporation. Originally created to distribute Valve's own games, Steam has since become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games.
Valve's counterpart to Microsoft's popular achievement system.
Built in feature of some of the Steam games. Saves players high scores online and allows them to be compared to other players scores.
The player character is seen at a distance from a number of different possible perspective angles. There is generally a movable camera but it can also be in a fixed position. It most commonly refers to a viewpoint behind the player character.
A game perspective that views the action from above, commonly at a fixed position and/or rotation.
This describes a section where the player is locked in one place, using a large gun mounted on a platform which itself is usually moving.
This is a list of PC games which support connecting an Xbox 360 controller to your computer and using it to play the game.
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