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Released Apr 19, 2011
A game that uses a mixture of 2D & 3D techniques. Commonly used to describe the use of either 3D graphics restricted to a 2D perceptive, or 2D graphics used to fake the appearance of a 3D perceptive.
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.
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.
A character in a game who has acted professionally, in movies, TV, or the stage.
Characters either begin with multiple outfits, unlock them through play, or purchase them as in-game items. These costumes are sometimes integral to play.
Alternative blood is blood other than the usual red variety.
Characters that have an Australian accent.
Mortal Kombat II introduced a whole new way to finish off and humiliate your opponent. Instead of killing and maiming your enemy, the Babality would allow you to turn your opponents into yes, a baby.
Baditude is being "edgy" in an obviously forced or fake manner. Games with baditude often feature excessive swearing, gratuitous violence, and content meant to shock or offend.
Games that have been banned, or refused a rating for one reason or another.
Bicycle kick, chalaca, chilena, overhead kick, or scissors kick is a move in soccer, which is made by throwing the body up into the air, making a shearing movement with the legs to get one leg high overhead to reach the ball (in original head height), which gets kicked backward.
The Black Dragon is a criminal organization in the Mortal Kombat series. It is an offshoot of the Red Dragon, a gang started by demigod Daegon.
The ability to stop or reduce the damage from an oncoming attack.
Necessary to sustain life in organic creatures, the crimson fluid known as blood tends to make appearances when the body's structure is compromised in some way, a very, very common occurrence in videogames.
When blood will splash textures on walls or floors and even roofs.
Games which feature creatures who make use of the natural excretions of their body to lay waste to their enemies.
A boss fight is a culminating challenge that pits the player against one or more enemies representing a greater threat and/or difficulty than those previously faced. These scenarios typically feature unique antagonists.
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.
In video games, breaking the fourth wall occurs when a game becomes aware of its nature as a game, or when a character directly acknowledges the player.
The deliberate animation of breasts, meant to titillate as a means to conform to more realistic physics.
Button Mashing is a term used to describe gameplay where certain skills can be only realized explicitly through mashing buttons, a reckless player trying to get results or when the game rewards the player(s) who bash buttons the fastest. The latter example is common in Party Games.
When a character from an existing media franchise makes a brief appearance in a video game, sometimes without even openly acknowledging their origins.
A concept in games with multiple characters, a screen with pictures of all playable characters with the possibility of stat listings.
Some characters have purely white eyes, some have eyes that radiate light, some have no eye-sockets at all. This is a page for all the occularly impaired.
The new badass way to look, as seen on 90% of hit video game covers.
Also referred to as block damage, chipping takes place when characters take damage even when blocking. Most commonly associated with fighting games.
Limited editions of games that include extra "perks" like Making of DVDs and a nice and shiny tin with extra box art
The game pauses for a very brief amount of time upon the player striking and making contact with the enemy.
Typically found in fighting games, combos are a series of strung-together moves.
The ability to break a combo at either the auto-double or linker stage. Most commonly found in the Killer Instinct series. Also a famous internet meme.
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