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Anarchism is the rejection of all government authority.
Baditude is being "edgy" in an obviously forced or fake manner. Games with baditude often feature excessive swearing, gratuitous violence, and content meant to shock or offend.
Games that have been banned, or refused a rating for one reason or another.
Betrayal is when a person breaks the trust and faith that others have placed in them.
Billboards are used in many games as either a form of advertisement or as something to smash through.
One of the most controversial aspects of video games are the amounts of virtual murders that can vary from over-the-top to uneasily realistic. These games become notorious when they are linked to a murder, usually a spree murder, by the person who plays them.
Body armor in games acts as additional protection. In most cases, when a player takes damage that would completely affect their health, their body armor reduces the damage taken or takes the damage instead.
Games that encourage the beating of small and/or defenseless creatures.
A concept in which a person or object is on fire and taking continuous damage. It often takes fast movement, water, or an item to heal.
The event of a suspect being apprehended by law enforcement.
Special codes or button combinations used to gain powers or advantages in a game. Generally hidden.
Games that became insanely popular also spawned a number of lesser, equally and even more popular games.
Video game controversy revolves mostly around the psychological effects that games with graphic violence or sexual content in them can have on players. Other sources of controversy can range from racism, sexism, politics, or religion.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
A gameplay feature that offers players the option to listen to their own music instead of the game's original soundtrack. This allows for a more personalized listening experience.
Environments cycle between day and night, often with effects on other aspects of the game.
Some manuals are styled and written as though they are real documents from the game world.
The severing of limbs is a good way for designers to make every battle a bloodier, gorier mess. Or sillier in the right situations.
Drive-by shooting is the act of one or more individuals who, while in a moving or stationary vehicle, shoot outside of the windows towards bystanders with the intention of killing.
Life altering and potentially dangerous, drugs come in a large variety of forms. In most games, drugs can have significantly different physical and social effects on video game characters.
Games that include a simulated economy which the player(s) can affect.
An environmental hazard that can be exploited to inflict massive areal damage, exploding barrels are one of the most ubiquitous objects to be found in games. The most common methods of ignition include shooting and throwing. Exploding barrels are usually distinguished from the non-exploding kind by a conspicuous red tint.
This page is about the concept of Exploding Heads. Exploding Heads come in two different forms - one, where they are used as a dramatic device (eg. Bionic Commando), and, secondly, where they are used as a weapon (eg. Alien Storm).
Extreme violence pertains to excessive amounts of blood, gore, or violent acts. These include decapitation, mutilation, dismemberment, amputation, defenestration, disembowelment, torture and much more.
Advertisements sometimes appear in game as a spoof on real-life advertisements, or to further envelope the player in the video game world.
Receiving damage or dying as a result of falling.
Games that feature an antagonist--someone who opposes the game's protagonist--that is a woman.
In order to avoid licensing issues, many games simply create fictional car brands.
The Forelli Family is one of the "gangs" in the Grand Theft Auto series.
Full Reactive Eyes Entertainment (named to fit the acronym 'FREE') is a quasi-genre invented by designer Yu Suzuki, describing a blend of adventure and open-world sandbox gameplay found in the Shenmue franchise.
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