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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.
In games, fire can be an obstacle, a tool, a weapon, or a solution. Just don't play with it...unless you really want to.
Whenever there's a new Pixar, superhero or Harry Potter movie they have to make one of these.
Health is a value that gauges how much damage players can take in a game before they die or pass out. Also known as life in some games. Health is usually represented by a bar or a percentage instead of an exact amount. Found in most non sport games
An invisible enemy is an antagonist that cannot be seen under normal circumstances. Sometimes these enemies are only temporarily invisible or can be made visible somehow.
Jeet Kune Do is a martial arts ideology created by Bruce Lee. This ideology can be seen in video games, often by those who combine different martial arts.
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.
a jumping or leaping kick often portrayed in action movies.
In some action oriented videogames, the player is able to launch enemies into the air, and can sometimes proceed with follow-up attacks.
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.
This concept is for games in which at least one of the main characters is male.
Martial arts are a popular set of skills that many video game characters possess. Martial arts are the cornerstone of any fighting game, and have influenced many platforming and adventure games.
Muay Thai is a form of martial arts that is the national sport in Thailand. Modern kickboxing is a derivative of Muay Thai designed specifically as a counter to it.
The player never really dies, but is revived or respawned with little to no penalty.
Female video game characters are often designed with impossible figures and proportions, outfits that are unrealistic, or end up in completely over-the-top poses designed to show off their bodies. Famous examples include Ivy from Soul Calibur series, and the entire female cast of Dead or Alive.
A mode in the game, often an unlockable, allowing players to listen to individual music tracks, voice clips and/or sound effects.
A Stance may grant player characters access to unique abilities and attributes.
Characters who are influenced and clearly modeled after the late Jeet Kune Do Master, Bruce Lee.
When a certain amount of time is given to the player to reach a goal or finish an objective.
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