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“Indie” or “independently developed” games are video games which are developed by a studio without the support of an external publisher.
A rather unpleasant experience, where your journey takes you to the insides of a bigger creature, followed by a desperate attempt to make it 'through', alive and undigested.
With the internet in full swing, some games reflect its leak into popular culture by making references to the World Wide Web.
A gameplay mechanic allowing players to store their items and freely carry them around.
Players can juggle denemies with special combos.
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.
The act of pressing your lips against someone or something else as a sign of affection.
A heavily armored soldier in the service of a lord or cause. Typically a champion of good and a defender of the innocent.
In some action oriented videogames, the player is able to launch enemies into the air, and can sometimes proceed with follow-up attacks.
A leaderboard is a way for players of any multi-player game to know where they rank within the game's community.
A game that utilizes a letterbox frame when it is already running in a widescreen resolution.
Games that fill up the player's health upon leveling up.
Players level up after getting X amount of experience.
The single most important thing in the world, love is a powerful story telling element that can connect characters or drive a story. There are many video game characters who have fallen in love with someone or something.
All of the playable characters have their own special magic abilities.
Enemies and players use mana to unleash magic attacks.
Marriage is when characters, typically a pair of them, are joined in loving (or not so loving) matrimony!
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
There are mini-bosses in some levels of Castle Crashers.
Castle Crashers has a mini game called All You Can Quaff; a button mashing, eating contest.
Animals that can be ridden by players to get around faster.
A Multi-Phase Boss is a boss that undergoes a significant and instantaneous change in abilities, attack speed, and/or attack pattern during the fight. These bosses do not fully regain health between forms and appearance changes are usually minimal, if at all.
Two or more characters are featured on the game's box art.
A boss fight in which the player must not only battle the actual boss, but must also defeat or defend against auxiliary enemies.
There are 4 main protagonists: The Red, Blue, Green, and Orange knight. All the unlockable characters could be considered protagonists as well.
Necromancers are spell casters who specializes in conjuring and controlling the undead.
Magic or divination involving the dead and departed. One that practices necromancy is generally referred to as a necromancer.
Legendary, stealthy assassins from Japan's feudal era, who are well-trained in the art of the sword, and who may or may not have access to magical powers.
DLC that is technically available on the disc, but requires the player to buy a key separate from the game to activate it.
Players can play with other players online in 3 main game modes.
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