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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.
A page devoted to cataloguing and explaining appearances and the use of concept art in games.
Games that have been offered to players free of charge, from a publisher or distribution platform, as a form of apology for a service issue.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
The 2005 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on May 18-20.
Frequently seen in RPGs and Fighting games, The EHI helps you calculate the current health of your opponent.
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
The jumping jack is the technique of carjacking a moving vehicle from another moving vehicle.
Lock On is a game mechanic that allows the player to automatically center the character's aim on a target, usually done with a toggle or a press of a button.
For games that feature a mission briefing before gameplay.
The PlayStation TV is a media streaming device based on the PS Vita. It can play many (though not all) Vita game cards, as well as supporting some PSN games and PS4 Remote Play.
Police are paid protectors who enforce the law through legal use of force. They help ensure public safety and social order. Their motto is to protect and to serve.
The police chase consists of the police chasing someone; usually by car. Sometimes the player plays as the guy getting chased and sometimes as the police.
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!
A Stunt Position is used as a neutral base where other, more involved moves (like commandeering a vehicle) can be performed.
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 certain amount of time is given to the player to reach a goal or finish an objective.
Extra objects, characters, or content in a game that can only be accessed after completing a certain task such as completing the game, or by using cheat codes.
Vehicular combat combines driving and combat to form a unique fast paced action game. Many games are purely vehicular combat based (e.g. Twisted Metal or Vigilante 8) or can contain have sections for such combat (e.g. Halo or Mass Effect).
Voice Acting is the art of providing voices for characters in games, television shows, films, radio programs, and other forms of media.
A wheelman is a professional driver for hire, capable of performing high-risk evasive maneuvers. Jobs usually consist of, but are not limited to, delivery or getaway missions.
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