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Amiibo is Nintendo's NFC figurine and card program that works across multiple games. Amiibo work natively with the Nintendo Wii U via the NFC reader in the Wii U GamePad and the New Nintendo 3DS. In 2015, Nintendo will release an accessory for the original Nintendo 3DS that lets players use Amiibo on it as well.
When a game allows the player to pet animals encountered in the environment. Some games are all about this.
Archery is the practice of propelling arrows with use of a bow. Throughout history, archery skills have been used in both hunting and warfare. Today, it is also a sport and recreational activity.
An enemy type in the Super Mario franchise.
Bulblins are a race of green, orc-like enemies in Twilight Princess.
Circle-strafing is strafing around a target while facing it. This is useful for disorienting the target's aim, making for an easier kill.
Collectibles are items such as coins, rings, gems, packages etc. that can be gathered, usually for some kind of reward, or sometimes to simply beat a level. Often (almost too often) the source of earning achievements and trophies on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
Sometimes you want a challenge, sometimes you wanna coast.
A gaming genre of its own, but also frequently featured as a mini-game in other titles, especially RPGs.
When a character's spoken voice consists entirely of grunts or simple expressions of emotion, even if the character is able to say a lot more through text-based dialogue.
HD Remaster is a term to a single game that has been updated to conform with the HD standards on that console.
A heads-up display is a graphical overlay of vital information used in most modern games.
Bat-inspired enemies from The Legend of Zelda series. Can appear in various forms such as Fire Keese.
Lizalfos are anthropomorphic lizard enemies in the Legend of Zelda series. They always carry a sword and some varieties also use shields.
Lock On is a game mechanic that allows the player to automatically center the character's aim on a target, usually done with a toggle or a press of a button.
Lycanthropy is the disease or curse where a person changes into a, usually wolflike, were creature. The disease is spread by being bit by an existing lycanthrope, and is accompanied by a forced transformation into an anthropomorphic creature during each full moon.
This concept is for games in which at least one of the main characters is male.
A Nintendo-operated social network that connected users with friends and similar players through Wii U and 3DS. Miiverse could also be accessed through any other internet-enabled device until its discontinuation in November 2017.
Games that include (unlockable) stamps to be used on Miiverse.
A popular mode in racing games in which players drive the various courses mirrored (example, a turn that used to be to the left is now to the right, etc...)
Using gestures with the controller to control on-screen actions. Alternatively, these gestures can also be detected by motion-sensing cameras.
A function of the Wii U that allows games to be played exclusively through the Wii U GamePad.
Sometimes you just don't want to pull out your stylus or get fingerprints on your DS screen. These games don't make you.
The daughter of a monarch or monarchs.
An upgrade, in video games, is a practice in which a new release of a game built on the same engine with the same mechanics is produced, but does not completely qualify for a sequel. However, the content difference is significant enough that it is not considered a re-release, either.
A ring out occurs when a character leaves a stage(mostly due to falling off stage because of being forced by opponent or bad timing) and automaticly loses round/match. This is a common concept in fighting games.
A maneuver involving both horizontal movement and rotation about a horizontal axis. Many characters roll in a unique fashion, and certain vehicles are even capable of rolling
A lead character who never says a word, despite being spoken to.
Stalchildren are smaller-sized skeleton enemies in the Legend of Zelda-series that typically emerge from the ground and appear in groups. Traditionally, they appear during the night in outdoor areas.
The time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon. Followed by Twilight.
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