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The concept of moving blocks around to certain areas such as highlighted squares, or switches, or in order to get past a maze.
The concept of purchasing media and having it delivered over the internet. No physical representation of this content is given, and although the content resides on the user's hard drive they are typically granted a license to the product, rather than ownership of it.
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.
Games that were only available through digital distribution, then later released on physical media.
The 2007 E3 Media & Business Summit took place at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California on July 11-13.
These are games that support the EyeToy, which is not to be confused with its successor the PlayStation Eye.
A feature of some PSP games that allows two PSPs to play together with only one UMD. Some DS games also have this feature.
Havok Physics (Havok) is a physics API developed by Irish company Havok and released in 2000. It is used in video games as a physics engine, allowing for realistic interactions between in-game entities.
A heads-up display is a graphical overlay of vital information used in most modern games.
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.
In many games there is a ranking system, the players with the highest point value are listed in a "high score" table.
A leaderboard is a way for players of any multi-player game to know where they rank within the game's community.
The concept of lives in video games evolved to let the player get a second chance after failing once. The most recognizable symbol is the heart.
Using gestures with the controller to control on-screen actions. Alternatively, these gestures can also be detected by motion-sensing cameras.
Games which allow players to interact with others over the internet.
Penalties are most commonly found in sports game. Penalties usually result in a loss of yards, free kick or a free shot against the team/player that was penalized. In special cases, the offending player(s) may be ejected from the game.
Third-party developers and publishers occasionally engage in the practice of releasing a title or piece of DLC on only one platform for any number of reasons. Sometimes these are permanent while others are only platform exclusive for a certain window of time.
Ranking Systems tally the player's current progress and relative skill, by tracking raw numbers of multiple statistics (like score and time) during a session of gameplay. This results in a competitive meta-game where the goal is usually to reach the top position.
This exploitation of the original Starsiege: Tribes' physics model speeds up player movement down declining surfaces.
Skydiving is a recreational activity consisting of jumping out of a plane while it is flying, and then free-falling until reaching a certain altitude. At this point, one releases their parachute and then floats gently to the ground.
When a certain amount of time is given to the player to reach a goal or finish an objective.
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