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Amiibo is Nintendo's NFC figurine and card program that works across multiple games. Amiibo work natively with the Nintendo Wii U via the NFC reader in the Wii U GamePad and the New Nintendo 3DS. In 2015, Nintendo will release an accessory for the original Nintendo 3DS that lets players use Amiibo on it as well.
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.
The Art of tracking down criminals and the wanted like for a cash reward.
Some creatures don't need guns or swords to hurt you. Instead they pack a punch with some kind of deadly breath attack, be it flaming, poisonous, radioactive, or just plain bad!
A service allowing consumers to obtain limited edition items with points accumulated through purchase of Nintendo products. Several titles have been released exclusively for this purpose. The program was discontinued in September 2015.
Dragons were originally messengers from heaven, according to early Buddhist texts. In games, they can be among the most fearsome of adversaries, but there are some exceptions.
It's not just for airplanes anymore: Game mascots and MMO players alike have taken to the skies. Players can use flight to quickly navigate large levels, find hidden items, or take opponents down.
Quest givers that task the player with killing an enemy or specific number of enemies.
Collecting objects in a game such as weapons, armor, items, and currency. Loot is often associated with MMOs and games with RPG elements.
The act of taking on an in-game task; most often, these are provided to the player by an NPC. MMOs and RPGs are the primary users of this concept.
Random Loot is a popular concept for dungeon crawler and MMO style games. In essence, monsters or objects drop something that is considered valuable to the player with random qualities.
A boss that players fight multiple times throughout the game. They usually follow the player as they progress.
The act of acquiring resources for the purpose of building structures and/or unit construction. Resource gathering is a staple of the RTS (Real Time Strategy) genre.
Quests that aren't necessary for game completion. They typically offer side-stories or specific rewards.
A type of dragon with wings instead of arms. They were a heraldic symbol of war and pestilence. Wyverns and Griffons were said to be rivals and sworn enemies.
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