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Games that feature co-operative play for 4 players.
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, commonly refers to the programmed behaviors of NPCs in a game, whether it's the fact that a soldier takes cover behind a wall in Gears of War, or that townspeople cheer upon your arrival to their village in Fable.
Character Creation refers to characters created by players themselves, rather than developers.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
A specific number that briefly floats above an enemy after an attack which displays the exact amount of damage the attack has done.
Gameplay where players have to ward off enemies for a set duration.
Some games portray cutscenes as portraits of characters talking to each other.
A dog is an animal, of which there are estimated to be 400 million of in the world. Said to be man's best friend, they naturally appear in many video games.
Downloadable Content adds new features and content to already-distributed video games via the Internet. Examples include new maps for FPS games, new songs for rhythm games, and new cars for racing games.
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.
Frequently seen in RPGs and Fighting games, The EHI helps you calculate the current health of your opponent.
Missions during which players are tasked with protecting a non-playable character or object from harm until a certain goal is met.
A powerful release of energy. This energy is usually expelled in all directions very quickly, typically giving off orange or red flames.
It's not just for airplanes anymore: Game mascots and MMO players alike have taken to the skies. Players can use flight to quickly navigate large levels, find hidden items, or take opponents down.
Enemies that prefer to keep a distance to the ground, and swoop down occasionally to do some damage.
Sending or receiving fake email inside a game.
The action of inverting the controls for looking and aiming (i.e., instead of pushing up on the analog stick to look up, you push down.)
Games with language selection allow the player to choose which language is displayed or spoken in the game.
Some games will give the player hints and tips on how to play while the game loads.
Loading Screens are specific screens that are displayed while a game is loading resources so that the player has something to distract them while the game loads. Loading Screens can be images, text or even mini-games - and sometimes a combination of all three.
Despite his inexperience, the New Guy has saved the world more times than any veteran.
Characters controlled by the game for players to interact with, as opposed to player characters which are controlled by whomever is playing the game.
The sixteenth annual PAX West took place August 30-September 2, 2019 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
Any character you can control in a game is a Player Character (PC), as opposed to a non-player character (NPC), which is a character that can only be controlled by the game.
No point in gathering coins, gold, gil, money, or whatever if you can't buy anything with it.
A lead character who never says a word, despite being spoken to.
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.
Valve's counterpart to Microsoft's popular achievement system.
Steam Cloud is a built in feature in some Steam games, it synchronizes game saves, settings and other data to the internet for access from any computer that has Steam installed.
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