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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.
There are good agents, like Elite Beat Agents and bad agents, like Agent Smith.
Cartoon characters are personas from cartoons, which are animated moving sequences that are usually drawn but can be computer animated and can come from television, movies, anime or even the web. They can be humans, animals, or even things usually not thought of as living.
Developers' pets that are listed during the credits of a game.
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.
The national investigative arm of the American government, the FBI (as commonly abbreviated) is tasked with upholding and enforcing the criminal laws of the United States, and to providing leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.
GamersGate is a client-free digital distribution service.
Gnomes are a race of mythological creatures, which are usually much smaller versions of humans.
Impulse was Stardock's digital distribution platform. Impulse allowed gamers to quickly find their favorite software and download it automatically to their computer.
Indie Royale sells bundles of independent games for cheaper than they would cost purchased separately. Purchasers can choose to pay more than the current minimum to lower the minimum price for others.
A method of attempting to scare the player by the sudden unexpected occurrence of an event - often accompanied by some sort of audio sting.
When the title of the game does not appear immediately at the beginning of the game, but rather after the first mission or prologue.
This concept is for games in which at least one of the main characters is male.
Games that can be played with one hand, typically using only half of a standard controller or only the mouse/keyboard.
Games that have had an Original Soundtrack album released.
The 2010 Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) took place at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington from September 3-5.
Point and click is an interface featured in a specific kind of adventure game, where players click on objects and characters to interact with them.
Puzzle games that also feature some kind of narrative.
Puzzles may need to be solved before the player can progress to the next section of the game. Often it may not be clear to players exactly what the puzzle is, or whether the an in-game items needs to be attained before it is even possible to solve it.
Crunchy frozen water fallen from the sky. Many games feature a snow world, a snow level, or otherwise-connected regions of wintery landscapes.
The player goes to an ordinary, seemingly benevolent small town, only to find that there are some very strange things afoot there...
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.
Steam Play is a feature introduced by Valve that allows for Steam games bought on one platform to be downloaded onto any other, be it Windows, MAC or Linux. In some cases it also allows for cross-platform multiplayer.
Whether it has voice over or not, text bubbles are a way of reading the dialog that a character on screen is saying and or thinking.
A viewable map that displays the entire game world. The map also usually shows the player's location in the world.
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