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Games where you cooperate with other players to accomplish certain goals, yet at the same time compete for power (items) and glory (wealth).
Games that ask the player whether they are sure about the decision that they have just made.
Computer games that recommend players use a controller, rather than a keyboard and mouse. These are most often side-scrolling platformers and action games.
Castle Crashers allows up to 4 players to team up and fight their way through the campaign. You can play co-op online or locally.
The ultimate pressure feature. Players have to complete the task at hand, be it defeating opponents or cutting the right wire, in the allotted time.
An optical effect formed by beams of light contrasting against areas of shadow in the atmosphere. They are often simulated in video games through volumetric lighting.
An attack that does more damage than usual, usually affected by random chance and some sort of modifier.
A trap designed to kill off victims by crushing them. Commonly found in sacred temples though industrial variations (like car crushers) exist.
When characters shed tears - often due to extreme sadness.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
A cyclops is any race of creature that is born with only one eye.
A specific number that briefly floats above an enemy after an attack which displays the exact amount of damage the attack has done.
Players go through the game rescuing 4 princesses.
Decapitation is the removal of the head of a person or animal.
The act of emptying one's bowels.
A boss character in a game which shows up again later as a regular enemy.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
The controversial practice of incorporating "access control technology" into digital media so as to limit what owners of that media can do with it, most commonly for the stated purpose of preventing piracy.
A dog is an animal, of which there are estimated to be 400 million of in the world. Said to be man's best friend, they naturally appear in many video games.
Downloadable Content adds new features and content to already-distributed video games via the Internet. Examples include new maps for FPS games, new songs for rhythm games, and new cars for racing games.
Dragons were originally messengers from heaven, according to early Buddhist texts. In games, they can be among the most fearsome of adversaries, but there are some exceptions.
The 2008 E3 Media & Business Summit took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on July 15-17.
A competition where contestants attempt to eat as much as possible with in a certain amount of time.
Electricity is commonly used as a damage-introducing element causing inanimate objects to become harmful (electrified water, floors, cables, etc). It can also refer to a power wielded by characters that generates sparks, is conductive to metal surfaces, forks or branches, and is often blue in color.
There are elemental based levels in Castle Crashers. The 4 main protagonists also have their own elemental brand of magic. The Green Knight's magic is questionable, as his magic is poison.
An enemy that uses a spell or a skill to multiply and add another enemy to fight
When a game lets you grab enemies and throw them as projectiles. Commonly found in platformers, but also sometimes found in over-the-top 3rd person action games.
The ability for players to manipulate objects in the environment and use them as weapons. An example of this gameplay mechanic is Half-Life 2, in which players make use of a Gravity Gun to launch objects with deadly force.
When the main character at some point has to escape from a confined area, be it a dungeon, a prison cell, or a penal colony.
To elude, escape, or get away from. Some games require you to escape from some people or things to perform some objective or avoid death.
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