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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.
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 1997 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Georgia World Congress Center and Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on June 19-21.
The 1998 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia on May 28-30.
A peaceful elevator ride to the next part of the level or to a boss fight that becomes a non-stop barrage of enemies to fight.
A powerful release of energy. This energy is usually expelled in all directions very quickly, typically giving off orange or red flames.
The last boss you face in a game, usually representing the final climax of the game.
The fixed camera was made famous by games such as the Resident Evil and Metal Gear Solid franchises. Depending on the camera set, up could be down and left could be right. Even in the later generation of consoles, games like the God of War franchise still use this technique.
Game Over originally appeared in pinball machines, and later, arcade machines. When players lose at a game, it is game over.
A grapple is a maneuver in which one character grabs an enemy and usually throws or damages the enemy. Most grapples occur in fighting games.
Greatest hits is a general term for re-releases of games which have sold a certain number of copies, as part of a program managed by the console manufacturer.
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
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.
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
Two or more characters are featured on the game's box art.
Sometimes one playable character just isn't enough.
The PlayStation TV is a media streaming device based on the PS Vita. It can play many (though not all) Vita game cards, as well as supporting some PSN games and PS4 Remote Play.
PlayStation Underground was a CD magazine published by Sony for the original PlayStation from 1997 to 2001. Each of the 17 issues included demos, video interviews, behind the scenes content, and much more.
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
Promo VHS were a marketing device used in the 1990s to market video games featuring actual footage. Those tapes were mailed either to video game stores, or to potential buyers.
PSone Classics are titles that were initially released for the original PlayStation, and re-released digitally for later PlayStation hardware.
Featured mainly in fighting games, special attacks usually require more than just pressing a button to activate. They are usually unique or at least varied between characters.
Sometimes, you want to play games with a real person who's sitting right next to you. These games have you covered.
Levels that take place in or on a train or subway.
Easily emasculating the puny jab, this devastating technique is associated with crimson geysers and leveled Piston Hondas. Favored by undead ninjas and diminutive boxers alike.
While piledrivers, clotheslines, and suplexes might seem at home in wrestling games, many professional wrestling moves have found their way into other video game genres. Brawlers and fighting games are commonly home to these moves, with Mike Haggar's piledriver being a classic example.
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