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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.
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.
Games that give you achievements before you even start the game up.
Used by protagonists when opening a door that is locked, or just for looking really cool.
Games often use iron sights to define precision shooting with non-scoped weapons.
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 stylized as 'MW3' is a first-person-shooter game set in a future military scenario where Russia invades Europe.
Ambient Occlusion attempts to realistically depict the way light reflects off surfaces and radiates throughout an area.
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.
The game automatically saves for you when you reach certain points. Implemented in order to reduce frustration for forgetful savers.
Winged, usually flying creatures, many of which enjoy perching on branches and defecating on unfortunate victims below.
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 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.
Elite was an out-of-game service that allows Call of Duty players to "connect, compete, and improve."
When characters largely go by code names or call signs to protect their identities during their missions. They are also adopted for conveniences sake.
Often used as a catch-all term for any game's main story-driven mode of play, campaign mode usually refers to a linear sequence of levels with a continuous story and a definite conclusion, playable single-player and sometimes co-operatively.
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.
Games that feature car accidents as important story points or dramatic events. This concept does not refer to car accidents that can occur as an incidental result of gameplay, such as in racing 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.
A chicken is a small, domesticated flightless bird that can be white, yellow, brown or black. A female is a hen, a male a rooster, and a baby a chick.
CQC and CQB are close range combat techniques.
Some games have an option that makes it easier for color blind players to play.
Communism is an economic and political ideology which (at least in theory), seeks to eventually achieve a classless society that promotes equality in racial and/or social terms. Despite this, most Communist regimes are often dictatorial rather than utopian.
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