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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.
Characters either begin with multiple outfits, unlock them through play, or purchase them as in-game items. These costumes are sometimes integral to play.
Avatar Awards are items or clothing that are unlocked for Xbox Live avatars by completing certain tasks within the game.
Necessary to sustain life in organic creatures, the crimson fluid known as blood tends to make appearances when the body's structure is compromised in some way, a very, very common occurrence in videogames.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
The severing of limbs is a good way for designers to make every battle a bloodier, gorier mess. Or sillier in the right situations.
Finishing moves are typically moves that end a fight in a traditional fighting game.
Games based on TV shows, which includes live-action and cartoons.
Gladiators may or may not be forced to fight. They are usually depicted as being from ancient Rome.
A system that gives a game the technical capability to implement the effects of gore which include but are not limited to, dismemberment, charring, beheading and gibbing. Gore systems have progressed significantly over the years from enemies scattering into pixels to highly detailed body tearing.
A heavily armored soldier in the service of a lord or cause. Typically a champion of good and a defender of the innocent.
These games are based off of established licenses, such as movies, comics, or TV shows. Examples are the James Bond 007 and Spider-Man franchises.
A fighting game concept in which a player using a particular character can fight against either the CPU or another player using the same character.
Legendary, stealthy assassins from Japan's feudal era, who are well-trained in the art of the sword, and who may or may not have access to magical powers.
Games with achievements or trophies that can only be obtained while playing online multiplayer.
By definition, a pirate is a (mostly naval) robber without commission from a sovereign nation. While maritime robbery has been around since ancient times, Piracy had its highpoint during the 17th century. They are easily identified by the "Jolly Roger", which is the traditional name of the famous skull flag.
Sony's game streaming service for PS4 and PC.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
Samurai, or Bushi (literally, "warriors") were a social class in feudal Japan, equivalent to Western aristocracy, knights.
Slashing weapons are designed to cut and slice rather than causing blunt trauma. Examples include swords, axes, claws, naginatas, or even whips.
Strategic dismemberment allows players to separate an enemy's limbs from its body without killing it, disabling limb-specific functions.
Throwing weapons include knives, shurikens, axes, darts or even explosives such as grenades and molotov cocktails.
Historical warriors will be pitted against each other to see who can outlast the other
Xbox 360 and original Xbox games that have been approved to run on the Xbox One's backwards compatibility feature.
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