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From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
All militaries have some kind of uniform.
Occurs when a player kills an enemy using a sniper rifle without the aid of the scope. Generally in FPS games, sniper rifles are not equipped with crosshairs, thus making this feat impressive.
In the context of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Communists were referred to as the North Vietnamese Army (NVA).
Objective-based team gameplay occurs when one group attempts to accomplish some goal -- enter a base, capture or destroy some MacGuffin, rescue the hostages -- while the other tries to prevent it.
A feature in multiplayer games in which one player drives a vehicle, typically a car or a tank, and another player rides along and mans some kind of weapon, usually a turret, cannon, or a gun their character is holding.
A circumstance in video games where the player will defeat large numbers of enemies without any assistance from AI or other players. This may occur for part of a game or the entirety of it.
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!
The ability to lie down on the ground.
Realism is where a game attempts to accurately mimic real life through gameplay mechanics and visuals. For example, realistic shooters, such as Operation Flashpoint, Full Spectrum Warrior, or Brothers in Arms, typically focus upon squad tactics, i.e. suppressive fire and flanking.
The "kick back" from a gun. Causes the muzzle of your gun and crosshair to rise when fired. It promotes firing in smaller bursts, and forces the player to push the crosshair down to counter act the force of the recoil.
Reloading is the action of replacing the ammunition magazine inside a gun. It adds a touch of realism to most modern shooters, and a certain amount of tension when a player is forced to reload while under fire.
The act of repairing damaged items or weapons.
A term used to describe the flow of action in a typical action game, where the pace is pre-defined to feature fast action and require quick reflexes. As the name suggests, these are games where the player character can run and shoot at the same time.
Eliminating a target with a long-range rifle.
A squad is a group of military personnel who work together as a group. Popular in both single-player and multiplayer games, the other players within the squad can be either AI or other people.
Multiple teams featuring more than two or more players, compete against each other. At the end of a game, one team is declared the winner.
A mechanical system designed to capture or cause harm. Either the player can set traps for their enemies or others set them for the player.
"Every marine a rifleman" is one of the mottos of America's toughest fighting force. Tasked with projecting might through amphibious operations as well as acting as shock assault infantry, the Marines have taken on an added significance during the War on Terror.
Vehicular combat combines driving and combat to form a unique fast paced action game. Many games are purely vehicular combat based (e.g. Twisted Metal or Vigilante 8) or can contain have sections for such combat (e.g. Halo or Mass Effect).
A political organization and army in South Vietnam and Cambodia that fought the United States and South Vietnamese governments during the Vietnam War
War is a series of organized conflicts carried on by force of arms between two or more nations or groups. Whether it never changes or has already changed is up for debate.
Xfire is a downloadable instant messenger client and Digital Download Store for Windows. It is targeted at gamers and has many features related to gaming.
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