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Released Aug 31, 1997
The 1997 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Georgia World Congress Center and Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia on June 19-21.
The 1999 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles California on May 13-15.
Missions during which players are tasked with protecting a non-playable character or object from harm until a certain goal is met.
A powerful release of energy. This energy is usually expelled in all directions very quickly, typically giving off orange or red flames.
We all know that explosions will get you to buy a game. This is why you want stuff blowing up on your game cover!
FMVs are pre-rendered videos used in place of real-time graphics. Using FMV was an attempt to make videogames look "more like movies", sometimes with CGI animation and others with live-action actors speaking directly to players. The downside is that FMV requires a lot of disk space, and live-action FMV in particular can look terrible by comparison.
An early API by 3dfx for hardware accelerated 3D graphics on PC.
Greatest hits is a general term for re-releases of games which have sold a certain number of copies, as part of a program managed by the console manufacturer.
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 parallel projection technique used in 2D sprite-based games to fake the appearance of 3D depth.
Nuclear war is a conflict in which nuclear weapons are used.
A circumstance in video games where the player will defeat large numbers of enemies without any assistance from AI or other players. This may occur for part of a game or the entirety of it.
Passwords are codes used to save a player's progress, primarily during the 8-bit era and, to a lesser extent, the 16-bit era.
Promo VHS were a marketing device used in the 1990s to market video games featuring actual footage. Those tapes were mailed either to video game stores, or to potential buyers.
Terrorists can be found terrorizing people all over the world of video games. While there is no consensus on how to define the term "terrorism", terrorists are generally considered to be people who express their ideals through violence.
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.
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