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The game automatically saves for you when you reach certain points. Implemented in order to reduce frustration for forgetful savers.
Camels are often used as transport in order to easily traverse sandy environments.
Feline animals commonly kept as pets. There are many different breeds and varieties.
A character in the game actually increase in size. This may be a temporary or permanent transformation.
Cows are four-legged ruminant mammals, bred for milk, meat, or leather.
A gameplay feature that offers players the option to listen to their own music instead of the game's original soundtrack. This allows for a more personalized listening experience.
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.
A dog is an animal, of which there are estimated to be 400 million of in the world. Said to be man's best friend, they naturally appear in many video games.
Downloadable Content adds new features and content to already-distributed video games via the Internet. Examples include new maps for FPS games, new songs for rhythm games, and new cars for racing games.
Ahh, eating... We can't live without it, and, apparently, neither can some characters. From snakes to dots, games have odd ways of dishing out their dishes.
The concept of a game referencing another game through mockery, parody or even directly. A game reference to the same franchise does not count.
Gravity is a physical phenomenon, specifically the mutual attraction between all objects in the universe. In a gaming setting, gravity determines the relationship between the player and the "ground," preventing the player or game objects from flying off into space, and hopefully acting in a predictable/realistic manner.
Many games and most systems contain warnings such as "May Cause Seizures". This page will highlight that warning, and the games which have had a history health problems associated with them.
Some games feature end credits that scroll over a playable segment of action.
This concept is for games in which at least one of the main characters is male.
No HUD games are ones that either lack a Heads Up Display, or find a way to integrate it into the game environment. Many games do this to add a sense of immersion or artistic quality to their games, or to reduce screen clutter.
Some games feature protagonists that are not humanoid in nature. These are creatures that do not have human characteristics (i.e. stand on 2 legs, have 2 arms, a body and a head).
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.
The online service used on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
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!
Games whose main character is so egotistical that the whole game just HAS to be named after them.
Games with randomly (or rather, procedurally) generated environments create new levels from predetermined pieces each time the game is played.
Games that make records. Often records like most played game, or critically acclaimed. There have been gaming records since the says of Pong and the Magnavox Oddysey.
Games that have an open gameplay structure that allow players to interact with the world as they choose.
PlayStation 3 games that utilize the "tilt" functionality of the SIXAXIS or DualShock 3 controllers for minor or major gameplay mechanics.
A two-dimensional image or animation overlaid into a scene. The foundation of early 2D games, making up everything from props to the player-controlled character.
The player character is seen at a distance from a number of different possible perspective angles. There is generally a movable camera but it can also be in a fixed position. It most commonly refers to a viewpoint behind the player character.
When a game incorporates trivia questions into it, even if it's not a trivia game.
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