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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.
Characters either begin with multiple outfits, unlock them through play, or purchase them as in-game items. These costumes are sometimes integral to play.
These are games based on toys or toy franchises.
Battle Droids are special droids made by the Trade Federation and the Confederacy of Independent Systems to fend off the Galactic Republic before and during the Clone Wars.
A Boss fight that can only be won by climbing onto the enemy.
A clone is a being created as a perfect genetic duplicate of another being, right down to the DNA.
Sometime companies include the name of a company in a title. Usually it's their own, but they have been known to shill for others.
Also known as the Separatists, it is an alternative government to the Galactic Republic led by Count Dooku. It makes use of vast droid armies and fights the Republic in the Clone Wars
The act of building something. Using resources to build units, buidlings, structures of any kind.
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)
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.
A Directed Escape is an interactive gameplay sequence where the player is unable to successfully fight back or otherwise survive, and is forced to flee to the next checkpoint to resume normal play.
The concept of seemingly religious phenomena being explained as the work of alien civilizations.
Dolby Digital is an audio compression technology codec first used in movie theaters. It's now commonly used in many modern day audio/video media formats, including video games.
Sentient mechanical beings from the Star Wars universe, Created and serve many applications from civilian to military.
A local multiplayer feature that allows players to move independently of each other by implementing split-screen when they travel too far apart, but merges the views together when close.
The 2010 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on June 15-17.
Elevator music is used in many games as a humorous contrast to the action. Although this pleasant, bland muzak went out of usage in elevators in the 1980s, it continues on in video games set both in current times and the future.
Long elevator rides meant to hide the game loading.
Why are bad guys on so many game covers? Perhaps the developers secretly think they're cooler than the good guys.
A fictional currency is one where the object being exchanged does not exist in the real world, such as Final Fantasy's Gil, or are not used for exchange in the real world, such as Fallout's bottlecaps.
Fairly weak enemies (not specific characters) that go down in a couple shots or swings, but will keep coming in droves.
GamersGate is a client-free digital distribution service.
Games based on TV shows, which includes live-action and cartoons.
An Xbox 360 and Games for Windows Live feature that lets you purchase and download full Xbox, Xbox 360, and PC games through the Live Marketplace.
At E3 2013, Microsoft announced their Games with Gold campaign. The campaign offered two downloadable games a month for free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers for a limited number of months. On October 18, 2013, Microsoft stated they were extending the promotion indefinitely.
A digital distribution platform that focuses on providing DRM-free computer games, both old and new.
A console game is high definition if it operates at a resolution of at least 720p, or 1280x720. A console able to achieve this resolution is HD-capable. For a variety of reasons, the term does not apply to PC games.
In many games there is a ranking system, the players with the highest point value are listed in a "high score" table.
No matter how hard you try, this part of the game (or maybe even the game itself) is impossible to fail.
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