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An Easter Egg is an intentionally hidden cheat or hidden content in a video game, also known as a "secret".
Floating Islands are land masses (anywhere from island size to continental size) that float either by the use of magic or some other force.
Free to Play titles allow a user to play a version of the game without paying an initial purchase fee, but generally require the purchase of microtransactions to access additional content.
The concept of a game referencing another game through mockery, parody or even directly. A game reference to the same franchise does not count.
"Hand to hand. It is the basis of all combat." -Gray Fox
Frozen water. Ice can be slippery and it can be fun for ice skating.
An Iconic concept of video games is the use of an idle animation for the players character, when during gameplay there's no control given. It's an example of emergent game design, and is used as a way to add depth to action characters.
Some games feature end credits that scroll over a playable segment of action.
It's arguably the one move that symbolizes the medium to those outside it. The ability to jump, be it onto a building, a platform, or a skull, is one of the all time most important abilities ever put in a video game.
Games released coinciding with new hardware.
Characters who possess the ability to "fly", but only for a limited time or by gradually descending.
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
Using gestures with the controller to control on-screen actions. Alternatively, these gestures can also be detected by motion-sensing cameras.
Game bundled with gaming hardware (usually a console) in order to boost sales. Most often these games are first party titles, meaning that the hardware and software are products of the same company.
Third-party developers and publishers occasionally engage in the practice of releasing a title or piece of DLC on only one platform for any number of reasons. Sometimes these are permanent while others are only platform exclusive for a certain window of time.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
Product placement is the act of using branded products in high visibility settings inside movies and games in exchange for special consideration, financial purchases or otherwise. In recent years, it has become more apparent.
Often found in either very violent games, or games taking place in or around water, Screen Splatter is a visual representation of blood, water, strawberry jam, or other liquids temporarily obscuring the player's field of vision.
PlayStation 3 games that utilize the "tilt" functionality of the SIXAXIS or DualShock 3 controllers for minor or major gameplay mechanics.
The act of sliding down an elevated geological formation, often on your buttocks.
Sometimes when players beat a game, the credits sequence will end with the phrase similar to, "Thank you for playing!".
Realistically rendered water can really immerse you in a game. Just don't try to dive into your TV!
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