Deadly Premonition: Part VJ-18
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consists of 16 releases.
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Sure, these days have almost every game sporting the newfangled 3D, but way back when, everyone had to live with plain old 2D. 2D, or two dimensions, limit the game to scrolling backgrounds, but some games even now make use of this basic concept.
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.
Each character has various alternate palettes of colors, or "duds", to choose from.
Some characters have returned from Heaven.
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.
Divekick has a single player Story Mode
Sometimes the writers will deliberately slip the title of the game into dialogue to show off how witty they are.
A concept in games with multiple characters, a screen with pictures of all playable characters with the possibility of stat listings.
From a new generation of fighting games, most notably Street Fighter IV, the comeback mechanic allows characters with low health to activate a powerful move or mode.
The cutscenes are nothing but the pages of a comic book. Audio is usually dubbed over to give them a little more life.
Games that give the player only a limited amount of time to choose whether to continue or not. This concept is most often seen in arcade titles and their home ports.
Kenny randomly "downloads" the skills and techniques of a character each round.
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.
Sony's official initiative of bundling multiple PlayStation versions of a game into a single purchase/package.
Some characters can crouch to avoid hits via their special moves
When characters shed tears - often due to extreme sadness.
It's all in the family.
See Mr N's Neck Pillow
Kenny is voiced by creator and lead designer Adam "Keits" Heart.
No physical media release planned ATM.
A divekick is a gravity-defying move found in many fighting games that allows an airborne fighter to propel themselves downward at their opponent at a high rate of speed.
Dolby Digital is an audio compression technology codec first used in movie theaters. It's now commonly used in many modern day audio/video media formats, including video games.
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 double K.O. is a rare event when in an 1-on-1 fighting game both fighters reduce each others health to zero simultaneously. The methods used to score a Double K.O. as a round win or loss varies from game to game.
To elude, escape, or get away from. Some games require you to escape from some people or things to perform some objective or avoid death.
The World Fighting Game Championships in all but name. Since 2000, the Evolution Championship Series has been the most prominent fighting game tournament event. It features the best players from all over the world.
Advertisements sometimes appear in game as a spoof on real-life advertisements, or to further envelope the player in the video game world.
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