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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.
The game automatically saves for you when you reach certain points. Implemented in order to reduce frustration for forgetful savers.
Whether jumping, crashing, or being thrown, objects & characters traveling loudly through windows never ceases to be entertaining.
Games where you cooperate with other players to accomplish certain goals, yet at the same time compete for power (items) and glory (wealth).
Cooperative play in games allows humans to play together as a team to accomplish a task. Instead of playing against a human opponent, the team must defeat an AI.
Cooperative Play in some games also means 2 human versus 2 human, this occurs in some Billiards games. (Scotch Doubles / Doubles)
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.
“Indie” or “independently developed” games are video games which are developed by a studio without the support of an external publisher.
It's arguably the one move that symbolizes the medium to those outside it. The ability to jump, be it onto a building, a platform, or a skull, is one of the all time most important abilities ever put in a video game.
When a character grabs a ledge, in order to pull themselves up, or shimmy to the side until there's room. Mostly seen in 3rd person adventure games, but also in many platformers.
Games that have had an Original Soundtrack album released.
The seventh annual PAX East took place April 22-24, 2016 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts.
The third annual PlayStation Experience took place on December 3-4, 2016 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.
A game with deceptively simple goals and deliberately convoluted controls. Examples include: QWOP, CLOP, Girp, Surgeon Simulator 2013, and Probably Archery.
A physics system used to procedurally generate body movement similar to rag dolls.
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.
You don't know how to play our game, so we'll teach you how.
User Generated Content describes any content the end user produces to add onto the content given by the developer. User Generated Content has grown in popularity, with LittleBigPlanet, Forza Motorsport 3, ModNation Racers and Spore being great examples.
Voice Acting is the art of providing voices for characters in games, television shows, films, radio programs, and other forms of media.
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.
Games in which specific enhancements are made when played on an Xbox One X.
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