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Action RPG (Action Role-Playing Game), also known as ARPG, refers to RPGs (role-playing games) that use direct, real-time, reflex-oriented, action combat systems, instead of the more abstract turn-based or menu-based battle systems.
Items placed oh so close by, yet require traversing half the map and finding secret entrances to find
When a game allows the player to pet animals encountered in the environment. Some games are all about this.
Bosses are enemies that fight you at the end of a level or at a significant point in the story.
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.
Boulders that one has to escape are often implemented in games as a homage to Indiana Jones.
Character Creation refers to characters created by players themselves, rather than developers.
Mainly featured in MMOs, a corpse run is when a the player character dies and the player has to return to the location of the death in order to come back to life and/or reclaim items.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
A specific number that briefly floats above an enemy after an attack which displays the exact amount of damage the attack has done.
The ability to dodge an attack, making the player untouchable for a brief period.
The twenty-fourth Electronic Entertainment Expo was held June 12-14, 2018 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.
A digital distribution platform operated by Epic Games.
Health is a value that gauges how much damage players can take in a game before they die or pass out. Also known as life in some games. Health is usually represented by a bar or a percentage instead of an exact amount. Found in most non sport games
A yōkai from Japanese folklore. It's a weasel with sharp sickles on its appendages (sometimes just front legs and tail) and thought to cause windstorms.
A tree spirit of Japanese mythology.
A yōkai that takes the form of a baby-sized old man. It lures victims into picking it up by crying and playing on their empathy, then suddenly grows incredibly heavy while clinging to them, crushing them to death.
When the title of the game does not appear immediately at the beginning of the game, but rather after the first mission or prologue.
Loading Screens are specific screens that are displayed while a game is loading resources so that the player has something to distract them while the game loads. Loading Screens can be images, text or even mini-games - and sometimes a combination of all three.
Sequels that have the player controlling a different character than the preceding game(s).
Characters controlled by the game for players to interact with, as opposed to player characters which are controlled by whomever is playing the game.
Any character you can control in a game is a Player Character (PC), as opposed to a non-player character (NPC), which is a character that can only be controlled by the game.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
Samurai, or Bushi (literally, "warriors") were a social class in feudal Japan, equivalent to Western aristocracy, knights.
A sequel (also called a follow-up) is a game that carries forward the gameplay concepts, and often the story, of a previous game to which it is officially linked.
A route shorter than the usual one.
When a character grabs a ladder and slides down it instead of climbing down.
A sub-genre of Action RPGs named after Fromsoftware's Demons Souls and Dark Souls series. Games focused on grounded Stamina-based combat with methodical dodges few enemies at time, losing souls/items/progress upon death, and important save/checkpoint system.
This bar keeps track of your Stamina. If it's depleted, you need to take a rest.
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