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An enemy robot in Descent.
A enemy robot in Descent.
A mode in which a game will play a gameplay demonstration video as a means to entice players into playing the game.
Video game bosses are usually the main antagonist, and arch nemesis of the main protagonist. In most cases the end of a game is when the main character defeats the final boss.
Often used as a catch-all term for any game's main story-driven mode of play, campaign mode usually refers to a linear sequence of levels with a continuous story and a definite conclusion, playable single-player and sometimes co-operatively.
Circle-strafing is strafing around a target while facing it. This is useful for disorienting the target's aim, making for an easier kill.
A particularly irritating enemy in Descent.
A missile launching robot in Descent.
A enemy in Descent that heightens the awareness of the other enemy robots.
Games where the developer has held a contest during the active development process in order to determine or finalize certain aspects of the game.
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)
The ultimate pressure feature. Players have to complete the task at hand, be it defeating opponents or cutting the right wire, in the allotted time.
A sight placed on the HUD used to aim and provide a point of reference to the player when looking and interacting with the game world. Although they often aim weapons, they have a variety of uses and have appeared in many games in many different forms.
A bright flash, usually red and seen on the borders of the screen, that indicates damage or injury.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
A gameplay mode that pits two or more players in a fight to the death. John Romero is credited with coining the multiplayer term "deathmatch."
Typically naval (ocean or space) in nature, a vessel is considered derelict if it is abandoned, damaged, drifting, or otherwise inoperable. While often scavenged through, very rarely are they completely empty.
A former digital distribution service for PC, Mac, and Linux games.
DWANGO was a subscription-based online service that ran from 1994-1998 which allowed multiplayer games to be played online before Internet play was common.
A enemy robot in Descent 2.
Sometimes you want a challenge, sometimes you wanna coast.
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.
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 1995 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles California on May 11-13.
Enemy Spawners are living or non-living entities that "spawn" enemies under special conditions. Usually, these Spawners must be destroyed in order to stop a never ending flow of hostile threats.
Missions during which players are tasked with protecting a non-playable character or object from harm until a certain goal is met.
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