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An AI companion is a computer-controlled ally who follows and aids you through your adventures or who requires your protection. The AI companion's survival is often essential to game and story progression.
Action RPG (Action Role-Playing Game), also known as ARPG, refers to RPGs (role-playing games) that use direct, real-time, reflex-oriented, action combat systems, instead of the more abstract turn-based or menu-based battle systems.
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, commonly refers to the programmed behaviors of NPCs in a game, whether it's the fact that a soldier takes cover behind a wall in Gears of War, or that townspeople cheer upon your arrival to their village in Fable.
Some games have inspired the creation of literature.
A boss fight is a culminating challenge that pits the player against one or more enemies representing a greater threat and/or difficulty than those previously faced. These scenarios typically feature unique antagonists.
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.
Feline animals commonly kept as pets. There are many different breeds and varieties.
When your character is saved in one game and is usable in other games.
Typically found in fighting games, combos are a series of strung-together moves.
Trading systems allow players to trade items, money and other objects between each other.
Cyberpunk is an aesthetic choice that is employed in many different media, it focuses on technology and how that technology encroaches on our natural, daily lives.
A specific number that briefly floats above an enemy after an attack which displays the exact amount of damage the attack has done.
The ability to change the coding of The World in real time.
The concept of using two weapons at once, often for more damage at the cost of accuracy, the use of a shield, grenades, or other similar accessories.
While modern chemistry defines 118 atomic elements, video games more often deal with classical elements as described in ancient philosophy, mainly fire, water, earth, and air. In many games, each element is stronger against certain elements, but weaker against others.
Content released frequently, every release contains a small portion of a whole story.
Fire element means using magic or an ability associated with fire the most of the time. If any kind of magician uses fire-related spells this concept applies to it.
A future Internet that can do anything from spanning across the universe to being accessed by one's mind. Future internet is anything that can exceed current internet capabilities.
A game based on an anime.
First, there was the game. Then, the TV show. And now, the game based on both.
In the .hack franchise, Grunties are a mix between cows and pigs found in The World. Players can raise grunties to use as mounts and to trade them for their treasures.
"Hand to hand. It is the basis of all combat." -Gray Fox
A character type found in RPGs, MMOs, and class based Multiplayer games that focuses on keeping friendly characters alive. Their general role is to heal/buff and resurrect fallen allies.
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
Sending or receiving fake email inside a game.
A gameplay mechanic allowing players to store their items and freely carry them around.
Characters whose appearance does not change once equipping items.
The process by which characters reach a new level, gain greater attributes, and learn more abilities. It usually involves earning enough experience points by completing a variety of tasks such as quests or by "farming" such as killing other characters for their experience points.
Loading Screens are specific screens that are displayed while a game is loading resources so that the player has something to distract them while the game loads. Loading Screens can be images, text or even mini-games - and sometimes a combination of all three.
Lock On is a game mechanic that allows the player to automatically center the character's aim on a target, usually done with a toggle or a press of a button.
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