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Always a fun time in any game, the explosive tipped arrow puts a great spin on a classic weapon.
Extreme violence pertains to excessive amounts of blood, gore, or violent acts. These include decapitation, mutilation, dismemberment, amputation, defenestration, disembowelment, torture and much more.
Scarring over the eye. Used by game developers to make a character appear more rugged and 'badass'.
Advertisements sometimes appear in game as a spoof on real-life advertisements, or to further envelope the player in the video game world.
Games that feature an antagonist--someone who opposes the game's protagonist--that is a woman.
This concept is for games where at least one of the main characters is female.
The last boss you face in a game, usually representing the final climax of the game.
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.
Cold-blooded aquatic animals that have scales and breathe through gills.
A combat maneuver in which one attacks or threatens the side of an enemy unit or formation. Used primarily to negate cover or gain a tactical advantage by attacking from an unexpected direction.
Enemies that prefer to keep a distance to the ground, and swoop down occasionally to do some damage.
Footprints are visible marks left behind by a character walking.
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.
A screen where players can adjust the luminance value of a game's visuals. This is common in horror games.
It is believed that Frank Herbert's Dune books were the first to popularize the concept of a giant worm that is capable of devouring a person whole without even noticing it.
Graffiti is the practice of painting, etching, stickering, pasting, or in any way marking public or private property with lettering or images for a variety of different ends. Depending on one's perspective, graffiti can be considered either art or vandalism.
Games in which players are guided through the game by characters via radio communication. Extremely popular narrative device and game mechanic in the current generation of video games.
A heads-up display is a graphical overlay of vital information used in most modern games.
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
This is a mechanic used in many games where the player may pick up a weapon, temporarily, that is larger than any of the standard weapons.
They crash when they're supposed to drop you off, they get assailed by RPGs when they come to pick you up. Sometimes, they're eaten by huge monsters. Why do video games hate helicopters so much?
Raising a kid by yourself is hard. Hopefully, your kid turns out to be the chosen one and heads off for adventure by the time they're 16.
A console game is high definition if it operates at a resolution of at least 720p, or 1280x720. A console able to achieve this resolution is HD-capable. For a variety of reasons, the term does not apply to PC games.
A rendering technology using lighting with a larger dynamic range to create more realistic images.
"Horde" is a type of multiplayer game mode in which players battle co-operatively against increasingly difficult waves of computer-controlled enemies.
Humans are bipedal, sapient primates capable of abstract reasoning, language, and emotions.
Frozen water. Ice can be slippery and it can be fun for ice skating.
When stuff that always used to work suddenly break down when you need it the most and you either have to fix it or find another way around.
A situation where the player-controlled character loses their life immediately. The quickness of that demise is often a stark departure from the balance of power, and sometimes the rules, established by the developers during the rest of the game.
Whether it be a close up shotgun blast, far away sniper rifle, explosive, or backstab, the "one hit kill" is a popular kill strategy. Usually hard to master and even harder to avoid, the instant kill is loved and hated by gamers everywhere.
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