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Considered one of the most frequent and controversial implements of destruction in video games and real life, guns are devices that fire projectiles with explosive force.
A length of exceptionally sharp metal with a handle, used for centuries as the go-to killing device for the human race. It's dead simple: you stick the pointy end in the thing you want to die. Or you could always slash them with the equally sharp sides. That works too.
Cars go places. Hopefully fast.
A pistol is a very basic hand-held side arm, usually used in case of low ammo or tricky situations. They have appeared in many types of games.
These uniforms are what distinguish the athletes in the field of play. Fans often wear jerseys of their favorite sports athletes.
A garment made for covering the hand.
Whether it's worn for protection or style, helmets appear in various game genres.
The most powerful weapon at short range. Effective against Zombies, Nazis, Demons, etc. Videogame shotguns tend to have exaggerated inaccuracy at long range- real life shotguns are still fairly accurate over a decent distance, while videogame shotguns rarely go more than fifteen feet before becoming completely ineffective.
A grenade is an explosive device traditionally thrown by hand, but may also be propelled by a rifle or launcher.
Crates sometimes contain things!
Machine guns, generally, are heavier weapons with a rapid rate of fire. To quote the Quake manual, they "eat ammo like popcorn."
Even though water in games tends to bring about death, we all still hold it near and dear to us. After all, the human body is comprised mostly of it.
Cleats are a unique type of shoe designed specifically for grass and dirt sports, such as soccer and American football. These shoes have large studs on the bottom to assist in gripping on slippery surfaces.
The weapon of choice for accuracy at long distances. The sniper rifle's slow rate of fire makes it ineffective for close range combat, but its high calibre round ensures that it inflicts maximum damage against the target.
The bread and butter of any self respecting archer, the bow is a stereotypical ranged weapon of olden times and fantasy settings.
A knife is a commonly seen object in video games. Usually used for close quarters combat, or as a cutting tool.
A baseball bat is a smooth, wooden or metal club used in baseball to hit the ball, although many games use it as an accessible and effective blunt melee weapon.
Helicopters are flying vehicles, typically with a single large main rotor to maintain lift with a tail rotor to counter rotation induced by this main rotor. They are useful in air to ground combat as well as for quickly inserting and recovering infantry close to the front line.
A barrel is a hollow cylindrical container, traditionally made of wood staves and bound with iron hoops. In video games, it is used in many ways to fill up a level or even be used in one. They also may explode. Use caution when around barrels.
A bomb is an explosive device.
Generally consists of two parallel posts. The main purpose is usually for somebody or something to pass between them.
This term can refer to both a visible shot onscreen in a shooter, or a round that has been fired from or currently loaded into a weapon.
A physical board displaying scores. Most often seen in sports games.
A firearm capable of firing pistol ammunition automatically. Favored for shorter distances, or dealing death indoors.
Known outside of the United States as a football, this item is used to play soccer, the most popular sport in the world.
Mechs (or Mecha) are humanoid-like pilot driven vehicles often depicted in media as a combat machine. Early examples of Mech/Mecha in video games are often derived from early manga and anime as well as table-top games.
Doors are a common object in most video games, as well as the keys and objects needed to open them. From role playing to shooters, doors are an important component of many games.
A round generally rubber object used to support and transport motor vehicles. Also used as throwing objects in certain fighting games.
Many games have ammo. In some, you can design your own. Ammo is put in a weapon and fired as a projectile.
A flat surface that is often used to place objects upon - most commonly, food.
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