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Released November 1996
Sure, these days have almost every game sporting the newfangled 3D, but way back when, everyone had to live with plain old 2D. 2D, or two dimensions, limit the game to scrolling backgrounds, but some games even now make use of this basic concept.
Typically found in fighting games, combos are a series of strung-together moves.
Comic book or manga characters who are also in video games. There are tons of games with superheros such as Batman and Spider-Man out there.
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.
The CP System is a family of arcade system hardware manufactured by Capcom for their arcade games from 1988 to 1999, including the Street Fighter II and Street Fighter III games.
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.
The 1996 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles California on May 16-18.
Game Over originally appeared in pinball machines, and later, arcade machines. When players lose at a game, it is game over.
Video games that are based on comic books, manga and graphic novels.
Video games developed in Japan but based on Western IPs.
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.
These games are based off of established licenses, such as movies, comics, or TV shows. Examples are the James Bond 007 and Spider-Man franchises.
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
Two or more characters are featured on the game's box art.
QSound is a recording/mixing process used in many audio recordings based on a processing algorithm and used to make sound appear to be in 3D whilst using only 2 speakers.
Side-scrolling games present the world as viewed perpendicular to the direction the characters are facing on screen. With a heavy focus on lateral movement, objectives are often met by moving from one end of a stage to the other.
A superhero is a fictional character of unprecedented physical prowess dedicated to acts of derring-do in the public interest.
Games featuring characters which posses superhuman abilities and powers.
Videogames that, for better or for worse, are based on an existing non-videogame franchise. Usually drawn from movies, tie-in games have also been made about TV shows, novels, and even one-hit wonder pop bands.
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