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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.
This is an ability that requires input from the user to be used.
There are good agents, like Elite Beat Agents and bad agents, like Agent Smith.
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.
Characters either begin with multiple outfits, unlock them through play, or purchase them as in-game items. These costumes are sometimes integral to play.
Apes are primates that lack tails. They swing from tree to tree and sometimes fling poo. Not to be confused with monkeys (who have tails).
Archers are marksman that practice the arts of archery. Archers specialize in picking enemies off from a distance one by one. using bows and arrows to deliver precise shots to unsuspecting opponents. it's a class base or a unit for a strategy game, archers are lightly armored and have less hitponits. but has moderate speed, longer range and highest damage of them all.
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.
Assassins are people who are tasked with the action of violence against peoples, though their general aims are to be discreet and as minimally violent as possible in order to remain discreet if necessary.
"You fight like a dairy farmer!" and "I've fought mudcrabs more fearsome than you!" are both good examples of this.
Launched by Blizzard in 1997, this service provides a solid online foundation to Blizzard's franchises such as the Diablo, StarCraft and WarCraft series. As a constantly evolving service, a new version, Battle.net 2.0, was released in 2010 with the release of Starcraft 2.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
The most prestigious awards in the British videogame calender, the BAFTA Video Game Award honour the achievements of the best game developers and their games.
Classes are different archetypes and playstyles that players can choose to play their game with.
A concept in games with multiple characters, a screen with pictures of all playable characters with the possibility of stat listings.
Players can choose from a selection of classes to play as in order to complete objectives, or support their team in the most effective way.
Cooperative play in games allows humans to play together as a team to accomplish a task. Instead of playing against a human opponent, the team must defeat an AI.
Cooperative Play in some games also means 2 human versus 2 human, this occurs in some Billiards games. (Scotch Doubles / Doubles)
Whether through microtransactions or loot drops, getting that special hat or extra-sparkly pair of pants allows players to put their personal stamp on a character, without giving them a gameplay advantage.
Cybernetics is a broad concept encompassing a range of mechanical devices meant to enhance or replace biological limbs or organs. They are commonly featured in science fiction, particularly in cyberpunk.
Cyberpunk is an aesthetic choice that is employed in many different media, it focuses on technology and how that technology encroaches on our natural, daily lives.
The 20th annual D.I.C.E. Awards celebrate the best games of 2016, as voted by industry professionals.
An effect that deals damage to anything that attacks or touches the character.
Over time, it's common for publishers to stop supporting the online components of old or unpopular games. In addition to saving money, this also serves to boost sales of newer games in the same series or genre.
The game originally began development in 2010 as an MMORPG called Project Titan with about 100 employees. In 2012, it was reported that development had run into a screeching halt while the active staff had dwindled to just 33 active employees who were planning to retool the game into an arena/hero shooter.
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 double jump is the ability to jump while already in mid-air to get some extra lift. In reality, double jumps are not possible and violate fundamental laws of physics.
The concept of using two weapons at once, often for more damage at the cost of accuracy, the use of a shield, grenades, or other similar accessories.
Usually found in MMO games, but sometimes found elsewhere, emotes are a way of displaying your emotions on-screen either through a character animation or by the use of an icon.
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.
This concept is for games where at least one of the main characters is female.
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