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Achievements are extra challenges added into video games that sometimes carry a point value or unlock bonus material, and are sometimes solely for bragging rights.
When blood will splash textures on walls or floors and even roofs.
Body armor in games acts as additional protection. In most cases, when a player takes damage that would completely affect their health, their body armor reduces the damage taken or takes the damage instead.
Games which feature characters who have an accessible character screen which might include their stats / abilites / inventory etc.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
The 2009 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on June 2-4.
Free to Play titles allow a user to play a version of the game without paying an initial purchase fee, but generally require the purchase of microtransactions to access additional content.
A gang isn't just two crude dudes, it's a whole mess of them. There's all kinds of different gangs represented in games: street gangs, organized criminals, and even high school cliques.
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.
In-Game Advertising is the placement of advertisements for real-world products within the game, sponsored by companies external to the developer.
A standard in nearly all competitive online shooters, the Kill Feed is the live on-screen update of the kills in an multiplayer game, providing updates as to whom is killing whom, as well as other important events.
The process by which characters reach a new level, gain greater attributes, and learn more abilities. It usually involves earning enough experience points by completing a variety of tasks such as quests or by "farming" such as killing other characters for their experience points.
Games that are in genres where the ability to jump is expected, but do not allow the player character to jump on command.
Games which allow players to interact with others over the internet.
A persistent world is a game environment that is permanent and dynamic. This is seen in many MMO's.
PhysX is a realtime physics engine middleware originally developed by Ageia and now maintained by nVidia. It is the only currently available physics engine that supports hardware acceleration.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
The place in online games in which players organize before and between matches.
In games, punctuation marks, especially question marks and exclamation marks are used for a number of reasons, including locating quest givers and indicating surprise.
RMT's are the concept of spending real money, for items within a game, common to the free to play market
Reloading is the action of replacing the ammunition magazine inside a gun. It adds a touch of realism to most modern shooters, and a certain amount of tension when a player is forced to reload while under fire.
Often found in either very violent games, or games taking place in or around water, Screen Splatter is a visual representation of blood, water, strawberry jam, or other liquids temporarily obscuring the player's field of vision.
Steam is a digital distribution service owned by Valve. Originally created to distribute its own games, Steam has since expanded to become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games, and supports community features, downloadable content and achievements. Starting 2010, Steam now offers Mac games; Linux games were added in 2012.
Steam trading allows for the trading of in-game items for items from other games or for Steam gifts.
The player character is seen at a distance from a number of different possible perspective angles. There is generally a movable camera but it can also be in a fixed position. It most commonly refers to a viewpoint behind the player character.
Throwing weapons include knives, shurikens, axes, darts or even explosives such as grenades and molotov cocktails.
Developed by Epic Games, Unreal Engine 3 is the third generation of the Unreal engine, and is base for numerous games, such as Unreal Tournament 3, Gears of War and Roboblitz.
Items found in video games that serve little or no use to the player, other than to be sold to NPC vendors for money.
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