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Achievements are extra challenges added into video games that sometimes carry a point value or unlock bonus material, and are sometimes solely for bragging rights.
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.
In many games the player is given the power to harm and or kill creatures. Many games have been brought to spotlight by groups like the rather militant PETA.
Supernatural armor that moves on its own. This could be due to possession, magic or animatronics.
Character Creation refers to characters created by players themselves, rather than developers.
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.
Some games let players customize their character (or characters). Degree of customization may vary, with some games simply allowing to choose between different types of clothes, while others provide more detailed tinkering of features such as the distance between a character's eyes or hair color.
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.
Dragons were originally messengers from heaven, according to early Buddhist texts. In games, they can be among the most fearsome of adversaries, but there are some exceptions.
A digital distribution platform operated by Epic Games.
These spooky entities are the spirits of the dead, returned from beyond their graves for generally sinister purposes. There's generally about even odds whether a particular ghost will be helpful or malevolent towards the living, but some ghosts just want to be left alone entirely.
Goblins are irritable, evil and mischievous creatures in folklore. They can range in size from halfling to average human size.
One of the four Hogwarts houses in Harry Potter. It was founded by Godric Gryffindor.
This mythological creature is the combination of a gryphon and a horse.
One of the four Hogwarts houses in Harry Potter. It was founded by Helga Hufflepuff.
These games are based off of established licenses, such as movies, comics, or TV shows. Examples are the James Bond 007 and Spider-Man franchises.
The concept of affecting the universe through supernatural methods, breaking the fundamental laws of science.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
Poaching is the act of killing or capturing animals illegally. These animals are protected by laws for various reasons including endangerment of extinction.
Where a video game comes with something "exclusive" only when you Pre-Order it, sometimes from a specific location. This can be a piece of DLC or it can be something not in-game or even "exclusive" or early access to demo or beta.
One of the four Hogwarts houses in Harry Potter. It was founded by Rowena Ravenclaw.
These games are designed to be played by one person, and one person only.
One of the four Hogwarts houses in Harry Potter. It was founded by Salazar Slytherin.
An eight legged arachnid. Some make webs to catch prey and some are poisonous. None have made a web grand enough to be called a parlor, though.
A digital distribution service owned by Valve Corporation. Originally created to distribute Valve's own games, Steam has since become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games.
Valve's counterpart to Microsoft's popular achievement system.
Steam Cloud is a built in feature in some Steam games, it synchronizes game saves, settings and other data to the internet for access from any computer that has Steam installed.
Games officially verified by Valve to be fully playable on Steam Deck.
People who are aged during the growth period of adolescence, traditionally between 13 and 17 years old.
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