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consists of 13 releases.
Released Nov 11, 2008
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
A subscription service from EA for the Xbox One. Users pay a monthly fee to gain access to a range of titles published by EA along with additional incentives.
First person hugs are a design challenge. How do you communicate a hug in a first-person game without it being super awkward?
First-person games in which the player character casts a shadow.
Platforming from the character's point of view.
Some first-person games that wish to immerse the player in the experience more will go as far as to include full body awareness, or the ability to see the player character's body when looking down.
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 government is a group of people who are responsible for the running of a country
A post processing effect that blurs and streaks the entire frame. Loosely based on the behavior of real-world optics.
A digital distribution platform owned and operated by EA.
A subscription service from EA for the PC. Similar to EA Access, users pay a monthly fee to gain access to a range of titles published with additional incentives.
Parkour is a type of athleticism that involves going from point A to point B as quickly and efficiently as possible.
PhysX is a realtime physics engine middleware originally developed by Ageia and now maintained by nVidia. It is the only currently available physics engine that supports hardware acceleration.
Content such as modes, characters, maps, ect. that are exclusive to a single platform in a multiplatform game.
Quick Time Events show up in all sorts of games as an attempt to make cutscenes interactive. Press the buttons displayed on-screen before time runs out, or else.
A shadow is an area where direct light from a light source cannot reach due to obstruction by an object.
Also known as a triangle jump, this is the ability to hit a wall and propel yourself off of it like you were some kind of crazy ninja or parkour fiend.
Popularized by the Prince of Persia: Sands of Time trilogy, wall running is a concept employed in platforming games. The move is often executed when needing to traverse a gap with only a wall in place. Also includes running straight up walls.
Xbox 360 and original Xbox games that have been approved to run on the Xbox One's backwards compatibility feature.
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