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Characters either begin with multiple outfits, unlock them through play, or purchase them as in-game items. These costumes are sometimes integral to play.
The act of bending at the knees from a standing position. Crouching is an essential part of many shooters and platformers, and can be used by players to stay behind cover or avoid incoming projectiles.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
It's all in the family.
Whether it be Mario vs. Bowser, Jedi vs. Sith, Link vs. Ganon, or Elves vs. Orcs, the forces of good are in an eternal battle with the hordes of evil.
More effective than any hospital. These games let you heal damage; ranging from a black eye to a gunshot wound, just by having a snack.
An numeral indication of how much damage a character can sustain. The loss of all hit points results in the death of the character or another penalty.
A gameplay mechanic allowing players to store their items and freely carry them around.
Collecting objects in a game such as weapons, armor, items, and currency. Loot is often associated with MMOs and games with RPG elements.
The single most important thing in the world, love is a powerful story telling element that can connect characters or drive a story. There are many video game characters who have fallen in love with someone or something.
This concept is for games in which at least one of the main characters is male.
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
Simulating the effects of a great variety of poisons, toxins, venoms and nerve agents can lead to many unique and interesting mechanics. A classic trope in games, Poison usually deals small amounts of damage to health over time.
No point in gathering coins, gold, gil, money, or whatever if you can't buy anything with it.
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.
The path someone must choose to adopt a vampiric form. Often comes with a weakness to sunlight, however in many cases this health can be regained by consuming the blood of humans or animals.
Voice Acting is the art of providing voices for characters in games, television shows, films, radio programs, and other forms of media.
Found in many First Person Shooters or Role Playing Games, the player has the ability to swap his/her current weapon for another found on the ground or in his/her inventory.
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