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Released Mar 31, 1998
Games that feature stages in which the player is forced to continually progress, chased by a relentless and lethal threat that covers the entire height/width of the screen.
A female warrior from the Amazons, an all-female nation in Classical and Greek mythology.
Games that allow fauna to be used as weapons.
Assassins are people who are tasked with the action of violence against peoples, though their general aims are to be discreet and as minimally violent as possible in order to remain discreet if necessary.
Backtracking is the act of navigating through previously explored areas, usually for the purpose of progressing in an objective-based adventure game. Players who are lost may also backtrack to reorient themselves.
Barbarians in games are often known for their brute strength, large size compared to normal humans, appetite for meat and ale, general crudeness, and prowess in melee combat.
The ability to stop or reduce the damage from an oncoming attack.
Some creatures don't need guns or swords to hurt you. Instead they pack a punch with some kind of deadly breath attack, be it flaming, poisonous, radioactive, or just plain bad!
Sometimes, rather than building a character model from scratch, a developer will sometimes use a real person as a template and use his or her physical attributes to create a similar character model to be used in their video game. In some cases that real reason will appear as themselves in games.
A concept in games with multiple characters, a screen with pictures of all playable characters with the possibility of stat listings.
Limited editions of games that include extra "perks" like Making of DVDs and a nice and shiny tin with extra box art
Damage modelling is used to show damage that has been inflicted. Damage can be modelled on game object so long as the game's engine will allow for it
Deadly Gas is used in many games as an obstacle and usually causes the player's health to degenerate over time.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
The wear and tear of a character's outfit as he or she receives damage. It can be done for realism, but often serves to titillate.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
These prehistoric behemoths cause chaos amongst many. Unfortunately, they are extinct.
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.
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.
The 1997 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Georgia World Congress Center and Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on June 19-21.
A puzzle where you have to use your surroundings, i.e. "environment" in order to progress.
Extreme violence pertains to excessive amounts of blood, gore, or violent acts. These include decapitation, mutilation, dismemberment, amputation, defenestration, disembowelment, torture and much more.
Finishing moves are typically moves that end a fight in a traditional fighting game.
Games based on literature. This does not include licenses of another adaptation.
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.
An early API by 3dfx for hardware accelerated 3D graphics on PC.
Goblins are irritable, evil and mischievous creatures in folklore. They can range in size from halfling to average human size.
A digital distribution platform that focuses on providing DRM-free computer games, both old and new.
Gorgons are mythical female creatures known most notably for their hair of living snakes and ability to turn anyone into stone with their gaze. While the most famous depiction of a gorgon is Medusa, they have been depicted in various other ways in literature, film, and games.
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
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