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Anthropomorphism is the concept of an object, concept or character that has human qualities or traits, such as speech, a level of intelligence similar or higher than a human's and self consciousness. "Anthro" means "of human" and related to the concept of humanity.
Video games stories with a bad ending or endings, in which the primary conflict is unable to be resolved and/or a bad fate befalls the protagonist.
Bats are small, very social flying mammals. They may frequent caves or haunted houses.
A concept found in many puzzle and casual games. Matching blocks of the same color or type to gain points and/or erase the blocks.
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.
Typically found in fighting games, combos are a series of strung-together moves.
Sometimes you want a challenge, sometimes you wanna coast.
Falling blocks appear in many games.
Game Over originally appeared in pinball machines, and later, arcade machines. When players lose at a game, it is game over.
These spooky entities are the spirits of the dead, returned from beyond their graves for generally sinister purposes. There's generally about even odds whether a particular ghost will be helpful or malevolent towards the living, but some ghosts just want to be left alone entirely.
Grid-based movement limits players, and other entities in a game, to moving through the game world in increments of whole squares on a grid. It has been a common staple of turn-based strategy games since the earliest board games of antiquity. It was also used by early RPGs.
A heads-up display is a graphical overlay of vital information used in most modern games.
Multiple endings is a term used to describe different outcomes or conclusions to a game based on the previous actions of the player.
OnLive is a streaming service that utilizes cloud computing technology to stream videogames straight to the consumer's computer or TV.
Pixel art refers to digital images composed of visible pixels, drawn with individual pixel-level intent and precision.
Reversed controls occur when the player's movement controls are opposite, meaning pressing left will cause the character to move right.
Scorpions are an eight-legged arachnids with two large pincers and a venomous stinger on the tail, used to kill or subdue prey and defend against aggressors. Though their sting can be very painful to humans, few scorpion species can kill a healthy adult.
A sequel (also called a follow-up) is a game that carries forward the gameplay concepts, and often the story, of a previous game to which it is officially linked.
The skeleton is the framework of the human body.
An eight legged arachnid. Some make webs to catch prey and some are poisonous. None have made a web grand enough to be called a parlor, though.
A two-dimensional image or animation overlaid into a scene. The foundation of early 2D games, making up everything from props to the player-controlled character.
A digital distribution service owned by Valve Corporation. Originally created to distribute Valve's own games, Steam has since become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games.
Subtitled Silence is when a character remains silent in a section of dialogue and a subtitle box appears usually having an ellipsis (...) or nothing at all. Most common in J-RPGs and dating sims. The character can also make a small moan or grunt.
Whether it has voice over or not, text bubbles are a way of reading the dialog that a character on screen is saying and or thinking.
A game mode that allows you to train for combos, moves, etc.
You don't know how to play our game, so we'll teach you how.
Characters whose purpose is to convey information that is directly or indirectly aimed at the player.
The Virtual Console is a platform service that first appeared on Nintendo's Wii and later on the 3DS and Wii U. Games from past consoles are emulated to run on the new hardware with the added benefits of system-level save states and other features.
Witches are women who can perform magic. There can be good witches and bad witches.
Zombies, more accurately called the walking dead, are reanimated corpses who feed on the living, and have become a ubiquitous video game enemy. They often move slowly, but can be deadly in large numbers, which is unfortunately how they tend to travel. Shotgun time!
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