2023: Day 1
Game of the Year
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The ability to stop or reduce the damage from an oncoming attack.
Glass that can be broken and destroyed in real-time.
Dialogue trees are a feature through which the player selects responses from a list of choices, eliciting reactions from NPCs and determining the path of the conversation and story.
The concept of purchasing media and having it delivered over the internet. No physical representation of this content is given, and although the content resides on the user's hard drive they are typically granted a license to the product, rather than ownership of it.
Any game that represents a society noticeably worse or less desirable compared to those in the present. This can relate to kinds of political and economic organisation, excessive human suffering, social problems caused by technology, or as a result of an apocalyptic event.
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.
First-Person is a vantage point that attempts to simulate looking through a game character's eyes. It is most commonly found in first-person shooters, racing games, and visual novels, and to a lesser extent in other genres, such as RPGs, 3D platformers, and adventure games.
Also known as the "Mighty Foot", this first-person kick provides a valuable service to the player. Allows players to attack enemies or destroy items in the environment.
Some first-person games that wish to immerse the player in the experience more will go as far as to include full body awareness, or the ability to see the player character's body when looking down.
Taking advantage of computers and machinery as weapons, in solving puzzles, etc. or otherwise changing up gameplay.
"Hand to hand. It is the basis of all combat." -Gray Fox
A school of game design often associated with Looking Glass Studios, in which the player is free to act as they choose in a richly simulated world. The term was coined by Warren Spector in his Deus Ex post-mortem.
A digital distribution service built around indie works and their creators.
Sometimes, a key just won't cut it. When you really need to get through a locked door or open a sealed chest, you need a certified master of unlocking, complete with a lock-pick.
This gameplay feature is often associated with stealth games where the player cannot take the lives of his/her opponents or where the main goal is to avoid detection.
A physics system used to procedurally generate body movement similar to rag dolls.
One man's terrorist, another's freedom fighter.
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.
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