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Released May 29, 2014
The 21st annual D.I.C.E. Awards celebrate the best games of 2017, as voted by industry professionals.
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.
Games that allow 8 players to play a game on the same console/pc/arcade cabinet simultaneously.
Amiibo is Nintendo's NFC figurine and card program that works across multiple games. Amiibo work natively with the Nintendo Wii U via the NFC reader in the Wii U GamePad and the New Nintendo 3DS. In 2015, Nintendo will release an accessory for the original Nintendo 3DS that lets players use Amiibo on it as well.
A futuristic way of racing where the race crafts hover over the ground and race at extreme high speeds.
Bloopers are squid-like creatures that are usually white. They are usually seen underwater and attack enemies by chasing them and trying to catch them.
Boo is a ghost-enemy in the Mario universe who pursue Mario until he looks in their direction. They earned their reputation for being "shy" this way. Don't turn your back on them!
AI Bots are computer-controlled game characters that substitute for characters that are otherwise typically played by a human, and are most commonly found in multiplayer games.
Bullet Bills are enemies in the Mario franchise. They are one of the games' more challenging enemies.
Potentially deadly in the real world, annoying and funny in the animated world.
A Chain Chomp (or Chomp) is a common enemy in the Mushroom Kingdom, first appearing in Super Mario Bros. 3. They resemble ball and chains, and behave in a very dog like manner, to the point where they even bark.
A concept in games with multiple characters, a screen with pictures of all playable characters with the possibility of stat listings.
Fish that shoot out of the water with great speed in Super Mario Bros. If not jumping through the sky, they can be found in the oceans of the Mushroom Kingdom.
A service allowing consumers to obtain limited edition items with points accumulated through purchase of Nintendo products. Several titles have been released exclusively for this purpose. The program was discontinued in September 2015.
Some games allow you to attack your opponents during a race.
From a new generation of fighting games, most notably Street Fighter IV, the comeback mechanic allows characters with low health to activate a powerful move or mode.
The ultimate pressure feature. Players have to complete the task at hand, be it defeating opponents or cutting the right wire, in the allotted time.
From mirroned Luigi's cap to the typos.
A crossover occurs when a character from one franchise makes a special appearance in a game from an unrelated franchise. Some games are specifically designed to be crossovers that bring together characters from two or more franchises.
Your current position shows you what place you're in during racing games, events and more!
The 18th annual D.I.C.E. Awards celebrate the best games of 2014, as voted by industry professionals.
A system that allows players to pay upfront and receive all of the DLC for a game, including DLC that has not yet been released. This lets players receive a discount compared to buying DLC individually.
One of the smartest mammals on the planet and star of the Ecco the Dolphin games, dolphins live in the ocean and can perform a variety of tricks. Dolphins also have a particular fondness for fish.
Downloadable Content adds new features and content to already-distributed video games via the Internet. Examples include new maps for FPS games, new songs for rhythm games, and new cars for racing games.
Dry Bones are skeletal Koopa Troopas that have been reanimated through magical means. Their ability to reform after being knocked apart can make them quite troublesome.
The nineteenth annual Electronic Entertainment Expo took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center on June 11-13, 2013.
A line that signals the start or the end of the race. Even though it is used for racing, it could mean any type of racing game.
Fire Bros. are a variety of Hammer Bros. with the ability to spit Fireballs.
Bouncing links of fireballs.
A type of stage themed around, or made entirely out of, food - often confectionery.
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