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Running at 60 FPS is standard for arcade & PC games, but hardware restrictions of consoles often force developers to aim for lower framerates in order to preserve visual detail or allow greater scale. 3D console games hitting 60 FPS are thus uncommon, though the trend of re-releasing games on newer hardware has technically resulted in more 3D console games hitting 60 FPS.
Bats, hammers, wrenches, maces, staves, or even brass knuckles. These are weapons intended for blunt trauma rather than cutting or slicing.
Sony's official initiative of bundling multiple PlayStation versions of a game into a single purchase/package.
Games that are divided into daily (or nightly) chapters.
The severing of limbs is a good way for designers to make every battle a bloodier, gorier mess. Or sillier in the right situations.
Extreme violence pertains to excessive amounts of blood, gore, or violent acts. These include decapitation, mutilation, dismemberment, amputation, defenestration, disembowelment, torture and much more.
Flashbacks take a player into a flashback sequence. Often playable, but not always.
GameMaker is an easy-to-use, no programming required 2D game development tool for Windows and Mac, first created by Mark Overmars and now developed and maintained by YoYo Games Ltd.
A digital distribution platform that focuses on providing DRM-free computer games, both old and new.
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.
Take an item and throw it at the enemy.
Sony Computer Entertainment's cross-platform game engine designed to make it easier for PC developers to make PS3 games. It is used in many notable games such as flower and Shatter.
Pixel art refers to digital images composed of visible pixels, drawn with individual pixel-level intent and precision.
PlayStation Plus is a premium PlayStation Network subscription service.
The PlayStation TV is a media streaming device based on the PS Vita. It can play many (though not all) Vita game cards, as well as supporting some PSN games and PS4 Remote Play.
The Pub Fund is a Sony program that provides an advance royalty payment for self-published games by independent developers, in exchange for timed exclusivity for PlayStation platforms.
One who murders three or more people within a relatively short time span.
Non-stealth games with a mission or level where you must sneak/creep through an area undetected.
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.
A mask that is either possessed or able to possess the wearer.
Games set in, or focused primarily around, the years between 1980 and 1989.
Throwing weapons include knives, shurikens, axes, darts or even explosives such as grenades and molotov cocktails.
A game perspective that views the action from above, commonly at a fixed position and/or rotation.
The disgusting process in which a character regurgitates the contents of their stomach back into the world, usually performed as a means of purging the body of poisons or intoxicants, but often (in videogames, anyway) used as a means of projectile attack by non-human enemies.
WASD, or WADS, is the most common and often the default setting to move the player character in computer games with a first or third person perspective.
Women in Refrigerators (or "Fridging" for short) is an unfortunately popular plot device in storytelling where female characters are killed off or brutally harmed for the sole purpose of having an impact on a male character. The term was coined by comic book writer Gail Simone.
This is a list of PC games which support connecting an Xbox 360 controller to your computer and using it to play the game.
A subscription service from Microsoft on Xbox One and Windows 10. Described as "Netflix for video games", users pay a monthly fee to gain access to a range of titles.
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