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The three round burst is a setting on a rifle that causes the rifle to expel three bullets with one squeeze of the trigger. It mixes the stopping power of an automatic gun with the accuracy of a semi-automatic.
Running at 60 FPS is standard for arcade & PC games, but hardware restrictions of consoles often force developers to aim for lower framerates in order to preserve visual detail or allow greater scale. 3D console games hitting 60 FPS are thus uncommon, though the trend of re-releasing games on newer hardware has technically resulted in more 3D console games hitting 60 FPS.
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.
Common in modern war video games, air strikes are usually used to take out large targets such as enemy vehicles or buildings. Laser designators are often used by the player to illuminate the target for a massive aerial attack.
There are many monkeys in caged that can be shot and killed.
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.
First starting out as simple machines throwing stones, artillery has evolved greatly and is an important weapon in war.
Anytime an ally comes in to help you in any way. This mechanic is most common in fighting games.
Sick 'em, boy!
Auto-aiming (or Auto-targeting) allows for a character to attack or interact with an object or enemy that's very near to the player or within their field of vision.
The game automatically saves for you when you reach certain points. Implemented in order to reduce frustration for forgetful savers.
BASE Jumping is the act of packing a parachute to jump off a stationary object, such as a building or a mountain. B.A.S.E. stands for Buildings, Antennas, Spans(bridges), Earth(mountains).
Because you'd never expect a banana to be an undercover cluster grenade.
Games that are depicted with a predominantly black-and-white appearance, with sequences to this effect, or optional color filters.
One of the most controversial aspects of video games are the amounts of virtual murders that can vary from over-the-top to uneasily realistic. These games become notorious when they are linked to a murder, usually a spree murder, by the person who plays them.
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.
When blood will splash textures on walls or floors and even roofs.
A mode in which one team plants a bomb at a designated location and the other tries to defuse it. Traditionally this is a no-respawn mode.
To render explosive devices safe.
AI Bots are computer-controlled game characters that substitute for characters that are otherwise typically played by a human, and are most commonly found in multiplayer games.
Glass that can be broken and destroyed in real-time.
The ability in a first person shooter to shoot bullets through walls and objects at enemies. This usually results in less damage and accuracy once the bullet passes through the wall/object, and may only work on certain materials or thicknesses.
A bullet sponge refers to a non-player character or object that takes an unusually large number of bullets or other projectile to destroy (e.g. Tank in Left 4 Dead franchise).
Buzz cuts are modernly popular in some games. This is a type of hair that is shaved very short.
Elite was an out-of-game service that allows Call of Duty players to "connect, compete, and improve."
An age-old, widely-hated strategy in multiplayer games: stay in one spot and kill passers-by. Also refers to a more benign activity in MMOs.
A game in which the object is for each team to retrieve the opponent's flag and return it to their own base. Typically used in multiplayer first-person shooter games.
The Central Intelligence Agency, or CIA, is an arm of the US government devoted to espionage activities. The Agency plays a significant role in plenty of games.
A point within the game whereby the game saves its current state whether it be for the purpose of a more convenient respawn point or a gameplay design (such as in racing).
Chemical weapons are weapons who use chemical products to obtain various detrimental effects.
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