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A giant flying eye that is a very common enemy in Final Fantasy games. Its attacks usually cause a variety of status effects making this one of the most annoying enemies in the Final Fantasy series.
When someone is androgynous, they have a mix of masculine and feminine aspects, or they have the appearance of being in between male and female. A common aesthetic in Japanese media and games.
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.
An industry game design convention that's appeared in many games over the years. The fetch quest involves sending the player out to collect a certain number of items, and return them to complete the quest. A staple of the RPG and Adventure game genre.
A fictional currency is one where the object being exchanged does not exist in the real world, such as Final Fantasy's Gil, or are not used for exchange in the real world, such as Fallout's bottlecaps.
A Flan is a gelatinous enemy that has appeared in almost every Main Final Fantasy title and spin-off. They are often affiliated with one of the four that appear in Final Fantasy.
Game Over originally appeared in pinball machines, and later, arcade machines. When players lose at a game, it is game over.
Wii games that can be played using a GameCube controller.
Haste is a spell or effect from a worn item that increases ones reaction speed.
Iron Giants are recurring monsters in the Final Fantasy franchise. They are clad in heavy armor and rely solely on physical attacks.
Small payments made with actual money which result in an in-game bonus, such as an extra item, character, etc...
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Some people just have to have all the power.
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Nintendo's online service. It supported the Wii and Nintendo DS.
Wii games with downloadable content that you have to pay for.
The Ochu is a frequent enemy in the Final Fantasy series. The Ochu are giant plants that have two to four arms and a petal "skirt". They are usually very powerful and inflict many negative status ailments.
Non-linear level design where the player is able to freely traverse the game world and choose where and when to visit certain areas in the game.
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!
Main characters in games who hold leadership positions for a nation, world or planet.
The act of taking on an in-game task; most often, these are provided to the player by an NPC. MMOs and RPGs are the primary users of this concept.
Monarchs and their families.
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Quests that aren't necessary for game completion. They typically offer side-stories or specific rewards.
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A game that takes gameplay mechanics, characters, or story elements from an existing series in a separate and different direction, sometimes changing genres along the way.
Gameplay that involves performing an entrepreneurial service in order to make money.
Wii and Wii U games that can be played using the Classic Controller (Pro).
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