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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 a game allows the player to pet animals encountered in the environment. Some games are all about this.
Hiding items, rooms, and all kinds of things behind waterfalls is one of the oldest concepts in the history of games.
Cooperative play in games allows humans to play together as a team to accomplish a task. Instead of playing against a human opponent, the team must defeat an AI.
Cooperative Play in some games also means 2 human versus 2 human, this occurs in some Billiards games. (Scotch Doubles / Doubles)
These games let players see the credits without needing to play the game first.
Demons are generally creatures of evil, usually from Hell, who are often totally untrustworthy even when they're not murdering everyone and destroying everything in their path.
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.
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.
A feature in some games on the GOG.com service. Unlocked only while using the GOG Galaxy client.
It's arguably the one move that symbolizes the medium to those outside it. The ability to jump, be it onto a building, a platform, or a skull, is one of the all time most important abilities ever put in a video game.
Games with language selection allow the player to choose which language is displayed or spoken in the game.
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.
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
A post processing effect that blurs and streaks the entire frame. Loosely based on the behavior of real-world optics.
Sometimes one playable character just isn't enough.
Games which allow players to interact with others over the internet.
Options menus give you the option to change anything the game lets you change. Whether you want subtitles or not, sound effects or not, the game to be harder or not, anything you want that the game lets you change, you can change in the options menu.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
Used in fighting games, projectiles are objects that a fighter can launch at another fighter to attack from a distance. While they can be used to simply inflict damage, projectiles are often used to maneuver opponents into disadvantageous positions.
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.
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.
A feature in Steam that allows players to remote play couch multiplayer games online.
Steam Trading Cards is a built in feature in the Steam client. It lets users collect cards from certain games and trade them and receive rewards for complete sets.
A method of controlling a vehicle or character via a pair of identical sticks. The control resembles that of a tank.
Voice Acting is the art of providing voices for characters in games, television shows, films, radio programs, and other forms of media.
A subscription service from Microsoft on Xbox One and Windows 10. Described as "Netflix for video games", users pay a monthly fee to gain access to a range of titles.
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