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Games that feature two different styles of writing numbers. This is frequent in games that feature a year in the title.
Games that have animals as the main character. The character must be playable.
Anthropomorphism is the concept of an object, concept or character that has human qualities or traits, such as speech, a level of intelligence similar or higher than a human's and self consciousness. "Anthro" means "of human" and related to the concept of humanity.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video 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)
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 local multiplayer feature that allows players to move independently of each other by implementing split-screen when they travel too far apart, but merges the views together when close.
The 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on June 5-7.
An Xbox 360 and Games for Windows Live feature that lets you purchase and download full Xbox, Xbox 360, and PC games through the Live Marketplace.
At E3 2013, Microsoft announced their Games with Gold campaign. The campaign offered two downloadable games a month for free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers for a limited number of months. On October 18, 2013, Microsoft stated they were extending the promotion indefinitely.
Havok Physics (Havok) is a physics API developed by Irish company Havok and released in 2000. It is used in video games as a physics engine, allowing for realistic interactions between in-game entities.
These achievements are not official Xbox or Steam Achievements, nor PlayStation Trophies; however, they are designed to encourage the player in the same manner.
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 made for a younger audience, usually between 3-9.
Games released coinciding with new hardware.
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.
Moral dilemmas presented to the player that often have a significant effect on the story or other characters.
Two or more characters are featured on the game's box art.
The ninth annual PAX Prime took place between August 31-September 2, 2012 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
PlayStation Move is a motion control system for the PlayStation 3 console, allowing for fluid control of objects in a simulated 3D space.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
Games whose main character is so egotistical that the whole game just HAS to be named after them.
Rabbits, or bunnies, are smallish mammals with long ears and a cottony tail.
When a musical performance happens in a game, often this is used for comedic purposes.
3D Stereoscopy is the use of two images generated from slightly different angles in order to create a 3D effect. This usually requires the use of 3D glasses to separate the left/right image for each eye.
Animals that have the ability of speech and in some cases are anthropomorphic.
The player character is seen at a distance from a number of different possible perspective angles. There is generally a movable camera but it can also be in a fixed position. It most commonly refers to a viewpoint behind the player character.
Wii and Wii U games that can be played using the Classic Controller (Pro).
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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