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Extraterrestrials appear in many video games in a variety of styles. Sometimes they're evil, sometimes they're benevolent, and sometimes they're very similar to humans.
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, commonly refers to the programmed behaviors of NPCs in a game, whether it's the fact that a soldier takes cover behind a wall in Gears of War, or that townspeople cheer upon your arrival to their village in Fable.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
The leader and/or driving force. An example to follow.
Customization in games that allow users to change various parts of their equipment or moves to fit their gaming style.
A fleet is a group of ships, typically military warships, that sail together for mutual protection and to consolidate their power.
For games that feature a mission briefing before gameplay.
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
A general term to describe a race or species that predates the civilisation/setting that the game takes place in, usually used in the game to provide hints or clues to the protagonist to help solve some sort of grand mystery or defeat an enemy through the help of relics left behind. Occasionally, there may still be traces of them, either through technology or lone survivors that have somehow managed to live to the present day.
Using stealth often requires the player to accomplish their objective without being detected by enemies. Methods of detection can vary from game to game, and can be based on an enemy's line of sight, how quiet the player is, or even how the player interacts with the environment.
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.
The ability, through purchasing, winning, unlocking, or other means, to change your vehicle (usually for the better). Changes can be alterations to original vehicle or a completely new vehicle.
Weapons can often be upgraded with new attachments, augmentations, or magical enchantments. These upgrades result in the original item being more powerful than originally intended.
Xfire is a downloadable instant messenger client and Digital Download Store for Windows. It is targeted at gamers and has many features related to gaming.
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