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An AI companion is a computer-controlled ally who follows and aids you through your adventures or who requires your protection. The AI companion's survival is often essential to game and story progression.
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.
Present in most action games, where people can say cheesy stuff and get away with it. Usually spoken by the hero, before or after wasting a dude.
Alert is a state a game may enter after the player has been overtly detected by enemies, and often brings increased enemy opposition (in numbers, aggression, etc.) while a cooldown timer or meter appears by which the player can gauge the expiration of Alert.
Characters either begin with multiple outfits, unlock them through play, or purchase them as in-game items. These costumes are sometimes integral to play.
A protagonist who lacks some or all of the qualities traditionally seen as heroic.
An applause is the act of a crowd or group of people clapping their hands, usually in response to something awesome that happened.
A location or scenery that is reminiscent of fall. Autumnal settings involve trees shedding their leaves and usually feature yellows, browns and reds.
Neglectful and/or abusive parents and parental figures.
Begging various NPCs can sometimes earn the beggar a few pieces of silver, but other times it will simply draw the ire of the NPC.
Betrayal is when a person breaks the trust and faith that others have placed in them.
Every school has a king or queen. They might be a star athlete or just the coolest guy around, either way they're the most popular student at school.
The ability to stop or reduce the damage from an oncoming attack.
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.
Bats, hammers, wrenches, maces, staves, or even brass knuckles. These are weapons intended for blunt trauma rather than cutting or slicing.
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.
Video game bosses are usually the main antagonist, and arch nemesis of the main protagonist. In most cases the end of a game is when the main character defeats the final boss.
A boxer is someone who participates in the sport of boxing.
A condition in which two male characters are socially close, but not sexually or romantically, and are often partners.
The event of a suspect being apprehended by law enforcement.
In Bully: Scholarship Edition, Jimmy Hopkins is able to jack bikes and scooters in order to enable faster travel through the town of Bullworth
Whether it's a hero's turn to the dark side or a villain becoming a hero, it's usually unexpected and will bring a whole new moral dimension to the story. Sometimes, they change they sides more than once.
Games that feature cheerleaders. Whether they be girls with pom-poms or burly Japanese men, they know how to get people motivated.
Chemistry is the science concerned with the composition, structure, and properties of matter, as well as the changes it undergoes during chemical reactions.
A Christian holiday widely celebrated in the western world. It is often associated with festive spirit and presents.
Attitudes towards the Clown vary from person to person. Some find entertainment and humor, others feel really creeped out by their overly flamboyant nature. Ultimately, games tend to take the path of a more horrific presentation to stimulate the atmosphere of a particular setting.
Like GTA series, many items are scattered through the world to pick up to unlock different things in the game.
Typically found in fighting games, combos are a series of strung-together moves.
The act of performing a task in benefit of the community without payment - often this is not voluntary.
Games that numerically track the player's progress towards completion of a specific goal, single level, or the entire game.
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