A Relaxed Friday Stream 1/08/21
669: I'm Always in Pose 6
Game of the Year 2020: Day One
The HotSpot - Episode 393
The Giant Beastcast
Game of the Year 2020: Day Two
The Community Spotlight 2021.01.16
Community GOTY 2020: Voting Begins!
The Community Spotlight 2021.01.09
The Community Spotlight 2021.01.02
New Logo Mug
Interlocking Dad Hat
There are good agents, like Elite Beat Agents and bad agents, like Agent Smith.
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.
CQC and CQB are close range combat techniques.
Counter-terrorists fight terrorists wherever they are found. These professional soldiers are highly disciplined and skilled in their profession.
A character working for an agency or organization who is, in reality, working in secret against the organization for a rival agency.
Extreme violence pertains to excessive amounts of blood, gore, or violent acts. These include decapitation, mutilation, dismemberment, amputation, defenestration, disembowelment, torture and much more.
The national investigative arm of the American government, the FBI (as commonly abbreviated) is tasked with upholding and enforcing the criminal laws of the United States, and to providing leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.
A special forces unit assembled by Major Zero in the 1960s and the precursor to FOXHOUND.
Most modern shooting games add the realistic touch of rendering shots to the cranium instantly fatal. Glorious for the shooter, kind of a bummer to the shootee.
The act of obtaining information through questioning.
Games often use iron sights to define precision shooting with non-scoped weapons.
Law is a rule or a system of rules, usually enforced through a set of institutions, applied to govern a group.
The act of breaking the law.
The National Security Agency is an agency that is responsible for analyzing and gathering foreign communications and intel. The NSA is also responsible for keeping the US government's own network and communications secure.
Special ops branch of the US Navy and former or current employer of many game characters.
Also known as the black box, the nuclear football is the method of authorization and activation of the U.S's nuclear weapons it can only be operated by the president of the United States. Somehow terrorists manage to get their hands on it at mayhem ensues.
Describes a situation where weapons and other equipment must be acquired from the environment, rather than being carried there.
One of the four main playable counter terrorists in the Counter-Strike series.
Eliminating a target with a long-range rifle.
Elite and specially trained/equipped military troops and law enforcement tasked with carrying out specific and dangerous/sensitive objectives beyond the remit of regular military personnel. Many games feature special forces operators or units as protagonists or enemies.
Spies are the masters of espionage. They're also (usually) quite adept at the art of stealth, disguise, and assassination.
Using stealth often requires the player to accomplish their objective without being detected by enemies. Methods of detection can vary from game to game, and can be based on an enemy's line of sight, how quiet the player is, or even how the player interacts with the environment.
Stealth kills are special kills in video games that usually occur when the AI is not aware of the threat of the player.
Terrorists can be found terrorizing people all over the world of video games. While there is no consensus on how to define the term "terrorism", terrorists are generally considered to be people who express their ideals through violence.
A shadowy organization founded by Major Zero after Operation Snake Eater. Their goal is having complete digital control over all mankind. Also known as the "La-Li-Lu-Le-Lo."
Anguish of body or mind. Can be used by authority figures to extract sensitive information that would not be given under normal circumstances.
This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:
Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other
Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll
send you an email once approved.
Use your keyboard!
Log in to comment