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Necessary to sustain life in organic creatures, the crimson fluid known as blood tends to make appearances when the body's structure is compromised in some way, a very, very common occurrence in videogames.
A boss fight is a culminating challenge that pits the player against one or more enemies representing a greater threat and/or difficulty than those previously faced. These scenarios typically feature unique antagonists.
Typically found in fighting games, combos are a series of strung-together moves.
Decapitation is the removal of the head of a person or animal.
The 1997 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Georgia World Congress Center and Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on June 19-21.
The 1998 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on May 28-30.
Extreme violence pertains to excessive amounts of blood, gore, or violent acts. These include decapitation, mutilation, dismemberment, amputation, defenestration, disembowelment, torture and much more.
Finishing moves are typically moves that end a fight in a traditional fighting game.
An early API by 3dfx for hardware accelerated 3D graphics on PC.
A system that gives a game the technical capability to implement the effects of gore which include but are not limited to, dismemberment, charring, beheading and gibbing. Gore systems have progressed significantly over the years from enemies scattering into pixels to highly detailed body tearing.
Health is a value that gauges how much damage players can take in a game before they die or pass out. Also known as life in some games. Health is usually represented by a bar or a percentage instead of an exact amount. Found in most non sport games
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.
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
Multiple endings is a term used to describe different outcomes or conclusions to a game based on the previous actions of the player.
Sometimes one playable character just isn't enough.
Anything that can be picked up and used temporarly. Basically any item that is optional but can be used to an advantage.
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!
SNK fighting games are notorious for boss fights of ludicrous difficulty. Common symptoms of SNK Boss Syndrome include absurdly high attack priority, overpowered special attacks, and AIs that read button inputs. Though it's most common in SNK games, the syndrome has also appeared in games by other companies.
Multiple fighters/people ganging up to fight another fight/group of fighter.
A devastating future war in many game's narratives. Some games take place in a post-World War III setting where humanity struggles to live with the consequences of WWIII, while other games are centred around preventing global warfare from ever happening.
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