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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.
Some television shows are ripe for interactive adaptations. Like Grey's Anatomy, or The Young Ones.
An innate ability to control the behavior and direction of the air. This ability can also be used to create and control bursts of wind.
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, commonly refers to the programmed behaviors of NPCs in a game, whether it's the fact that a soldier takes cover behind a wall in Gears of War, or that townspeople cheer upon your arrival to their village in Fable.
Levels that progress forward by themselves at a fixed rate.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
Cartoon characters are personas from cartoons, which are animated moving sequences that are usually drawn but can be computer animated and can come from television, movies, anime or even the web. They can be humans, animals, or even things usually not thought of as living.
Some characters have purely white eyes, some have eyes that radiate light, some have no eye-sockets at all. This is a page for all the occularly impaired.
Typically found in fighting games, combos are a series of strung-together moves.
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)
The secret police of Ba Sing Se under the direction of Long Feng. Consists of skilled, but corrupt agents (with some pretty sweet hats) that appear as late game enemies in Avatar: Burning Earth.
The ability to generate, move, and shape soil, dirt, and rock with little to no physical contact.
Need a sword the burns your foes or a gun that zaps them with lightning? Then Elemental Weapons are the ones for you.
While modern chemistry defines 118 atomic elements, video games more often deal with classical elements as described in ancient philosophy, mainly fire, water, earth, and air. In many games, each element is stronger against certain elements, but weaker against others.
A fictional location in video games inspired by or based on a real location from Far East Asia such as China, Korea, Japan or Vietnam.
In games, fire can be an obstacle, a tool, a weapon, or a solution. Just don't play with it...unless you really want to.
The ability to create, shape, and control fire at will. This is a common and well known power in fiction, its appearance dating back to ancient literature.
These games are based off of established licenses, such as movies, comics, or TV shows. Examples are the James Bond 007 and Spider-Man franchises.
Loading Screens are specific screens that are displayed while a game is loading resources so that the player has something to distract them while the game loads. Loading Screens can be images, text or even mini-games - and sometimes a combination of all three.
The concept of affecting the universe through supernatural methods, breaking the fundamental laws of science.
Start doesn't mean "A". Start means "start", son. Kids these days...
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
Used in fighting games, projectiles are objects that a fighter can launch at another fighter to attack from a distance. While they can be used to simply inflict damage, projectiles are often used to maneuver opponents into disadvantageous positions.
A hairstyle, sans hair.
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 biological entity with the innate ability to control the behavior and direction of water using little to no physical contact.
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