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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.
In game terms alchemy is typically an item creation system. Centuries ago it was the pursuit of changing normal metals into gold, unsuccessfully.
Anthropomorphism is the concept of an object, concept or character that has human qualities or traits, such as speech, a level of intelligence similar or higher than a human's and self consciousness. "Anthro" means "of human" and related to the concept of humanity.
When text, usually dialogue, makes a sound as it comes onto the screen. This sometimes represents the sound of a character's voice, in the absence of voice acting.
A mechanic used mainly in Japanese RPGs of both the action and turn-based variety.
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.
Video game bosses are usually the main antagonist, and arch nemesis of the main protagonist. In most cases the end of a game is when the main character defeats the final boss.
The deliberate animation of breasts, meant to titillate as a means to conform to more realistic physics.
Hand-drawn or computer-generated animation.
Feline animals commonly kept as pets. There are many different breeds and varieties.
A style of animation that gives games a more hand drawn look.
A character who is destined to save or destroy the world. Often seen in RPGs.
A special device or game mechanic that summarizes and categorizes newly discovered creatures.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
The ability to pause a story scene. This avoids missing plot points if you are interrupted or take a break, or let's you call someone to show off a game's FMV or real time animation.
Darkness is used in games to restrict access, increase tension, or just to set a mood. Often the player has access to a light source that can mitigate its effect.
The concept of purchasing media and having it delivered over the internet. No physical representation of this content is given, and although the content resides on the user's hard drive they are typically granted a license to the product, rather than ownership of it.
Dragons were originally messengers from heaven, according to early Buddhist texts. In games, they can be among the most fearsome of adversaries, but there are some exceptions.
The 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on June 5-7.
The 25th annual Electronic Entertainment Expo will take place June 11-13, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
Frequently seen in RPGs and Fighting games, The EHI helps players calculate the current health of opponents.
The accent of someone traditionally from England. Not to be confused with Welsh or Scottish, which are totally different despite being sometimes referred to as simply "British" accent.
Experience Points are part of a character advancement system commonly found in RPGs. These points are generally gained by defeating an enemy or completing a task.
Fairies appear in many games, usually as a race that will assist players with magic. Fairies are almost exclusively female.
Humanoids with feline characteristics. Feline humanoids are most commonly seen in Japanese games.
Games that feature an antagonist--someone who opposes the game's protagonist--that is a woman.
An industry game design convention that's appeared in many games over the years. The fetch quest involves sending the player out to collect a certain number of items, and return them to complete the quest. A staple of the RPG and Adventure game genre.
The last boss you face in a game, usually representing the final climax of the game.
In Japanese games, this is the practice of placing hiragana readings above any kanji to make reading text easier.
Gamescom 2012 was held in Cologne, Germany, from August 15th to 19th.
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