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consists of 2 releases.
Released Jun 06, 2013
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.
Any game where the goal is to constantly moving vertically upward.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
Face Mapping allows the player to insert their facial likeness onto a character within the game. It has become a recurring feature in a few EA Sports games, such as the FIFA and Tiger Woods franchises.
Creatures that bleat. Some are also satanic.
A game with deceptively simple goals and deliberately convoluted controls. Examples include: QWOP, CLOP, Girp, Surgeon Simulator 2013, and Probably Archery.
Male characters who are depicted in an overtly sexual manner.
Steam is a digital distribution service owned by Valve. Originally created to distribute its own games, Steam has since expanded to become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games, and supports community features, downloadable content and achievements. Starting 2010, Steam now offers Mac games; Linux games were added in 2012.
Valve's counterpart to Microsoft's popular achievement system.
Games that have been accepted by Valve through Steam's Greenlight service.
Built in feature of some of the Steam games. Saves players high scores online and allows them to be compared to other players scores.
Steam Trading Cards is a built in feature in the Steam client. It lets users collect cards from certain games and trade them and receive rewards for complete sets.
When a game's title succinctly describes or indicates how the game is played, or a specific game mode.
An official line of downloadable games for the Xbox 360 that were developed, peer-reviewed, and self-published by a community of indie developers using Microsoft's XNA framework.
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