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Attributes are a numerical representation of a character's abilities who have their roots in RPGs. Today, attributes have spilled over to a wide range of game genres.
Games based on tabletop (AKA pen and paper) role-playing games, such as Dungeons & Dragons or Vampire: The Masquerade. These can have any type of gameplay, as long as they are set in the tabletop game's universe.
Games that let you choose the path you take through the story-line.
Bullet time is a gameplay mechanic that allows players to slow down time. Depending on the game itself, the player often slows down along with the world around them, however occasionally the player can simply move at normal speed while the game world continues to slow.
Character Creation refers to characters created by players themselves, rather than developers.
A common concept in RPGs and MMOs, color-coded loot is a concept where the quality/rarity of loot items are defined by a series of colors.
An attack that does more damage than usual, usually affected by random chance and some sort of modifier.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
Mechanical upgrades to a character's weak biological flesh. A common concept in futuristic video games.
Cyberpunk is an aesthetic choice that is employed in many different media, it focuses on technology and how that technology encroaches on our natural, daily lives.
A specific number that briefly floats above an enemy after an attack which displays the exact amount of damage the attack has done.
DPS stands for Damage per Second and represents the average damage a character can cause each second . This is often used in MMORPGs so people can determine how much damage they cause. DPS can also refer to a character or character type that specializes in high DPS
Environments cycle between day and night, often with effects on other aspects of the game.
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.
A double jump is the ability to jump while already in mid-air to get some extra lift. In reality, double jumps are not possible and violate fundamental laws of physics.
Life altering and potentially dangerous, drugs come in a large variety of forms. In most games, drugs can have significantly different physical and social effects on video game characters.
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.
The twenty-fourth Electronic Entertainment Expo was held June 12-14, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
The 25th annual Electronic Entertainment Expo will take place June 11-13, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
A digital distribution platform operated by Epic Games.
Currency in Cyberpunk 2077 Game
EuroDollar also called "E$" and "Eddies"
This concept is for games where at least one of the main characters is female.
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.
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.
Since 1998, an independent group of about forty worldwide media outlets who determine the best games of the Electronic Entertainment Expo.
The tenth annual trade fair, held in Cologne, Germany. It took place in August, 2018
A digital distribution platform that focuses on providing DRM-free computer games, both old and new.
Taking advantage of computers and machinery as weapons, in solving puzzles, etc. or otherwise changing up gameplay.
A heads-up display is a graphical overlay of vital information used in most modern games.
Sometimes a character will come up on your HUD to tell you an important piece of information. This usually consists of voice acting, occasionally Full Motion Video, and is pretty useful when you need to learn about things like doing barrel rolls.
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