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consists of 10 releases.
Released Mar 24, 2016
Action RPG (Action Role-Playing Game), also known as ARPG, refers to RPGs (role-playing games) that use direct, real-time, reflex-oriented, action combat systems, instead of the more abstract turn-based or menu-based battle systems.
Items placed oh so close by, yet require traversing half the map and finding secret entrances to find
Asynchronous multiplayer is a term applied to online interactions in video games where players participate in shared activity, but not concurrently. The oldest form of asynchronous multiplayer is turn-based multiplayer gameplay between two or more players that can check in and play their turn when it's convenient. Similar to play-by-mail games and, more electronically, play-by-email or play-by-post forum games.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
The gristly remains of other player's deaths, often showing the last few seconds of their life
English language video games are predominantly written in American English--even for non-American English speaking territories--as the US accounts for the biggest demographic of video game players, and it is often viewed as being unnecessary to cover both forms of English.
The ability for a player to control the motion and direction of the in-game camera.
When the player's death is addressed and integrated in-game as a part of the player's continuing story. This often involves reincarnation of sorts, or the player continues by moving on to a different character.
Multiplayer system where a player enters another player's world as an enemy
Contextualized Player Death is when a game includes the player's death in its fiction instead of just treating it as a thing that didn't happen. Mario, for example, doesn't canonically die when the player jumps in a pit, but Destiny's Guardians die and are resurrected constantly, as a core aspect of their identity.
Mainly featured in MMOs, a corpse run is when a the player character dies and the player has to return to the location of the death in order to come back to life and/or reclaim items.
Crabs in all forms and sizes, not just the giant enemy variety.
Player can kill Crystal Lizards to receive valuable items. They flee when approached or attacked.
Some games let players customize their character (or characters). Degree of customization may vary, with some games simply allowing to choose between different types of clothes, while others provide more detailed tinkering of features such as the distance between a character's eyes or hair color.
The 20th annual D.I.C.E. Awards celebrate the best games of 2016, as voted by industry professionals.
The fallen knights of New Londo, now agents of Darkstalker Kaathe and hunters of precious Humanity.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
Some games have merchants. Some games let the player kill merchants.
A system that allows players to pay upfront and receive all of the DLC for a game, including DLC that has not yet been released. This lets players receive a discount compared to buying DLC individually.
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.
Durability refers to the condition of the currently equipped weapons and armor, among other things. Overusing the said item without repair generally results in it breaking or otherwise becoming non-functional. Many games with role-playing elements incorporate this feature.
The twenty-first annual Electronic Entertainment Expo took place June 16-18, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
The accent of someone traditionally from England. Not to be confused with Welsh or Scottish, which are totally different despite being sometimes referred to as simply "British" accent.
A commonly used programming API for interactive sound creation and playback in games.
A foggy door that usually reveals a boss fight. Players are advised to be prepared before stepping through.
A gigantic variant of the famous crustacean and the subject of a popular 00s internet meme.
Humans are bipedal, sapient primates capable of abstract reasoning, language, and emotions.
A style of Japanese swordfighting where the user holds his or her sword (usually a katana) in the sheath until it is ready for an attack; they pull the sword, attack, and return it to the sheath in continuous, swift motions.
A fake wall that disappears when struck by a weapon
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