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consists of 2 releases.
Released Dec 20, 1991
Sure, these days have almost every game sporting the newfangled 3D, but way back when, everyone had to live with plain old 2D. 2D, or two dimensions, limit the game to scrolling backgrounds, but some games even now make use of this basic concept.
Belt scrolling is a 2D perspective, side-scrolling action with downward camera angle. The character is able to move not only sideways, but also vertically within a limited area, giving pseudo-3D depth. Mostly used by beat 'em up brawlers, this term is mainly used in Japan and comes from the conveyor belt like viewpoint.
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 continue is a classic gaming concept, and usually arises when the player "dies" or fails in the game. Usually some loss is tied to a continue, in a form of a "life" or something of other value.
Game Over originally appeared in pinball machines, and later, arcade machines. When players lose at a game, it is game over.
"Hand to hand. It is the basis of all combat." -Gray Fox
In many games there is a ranking system, the players with the highest point value are listed in a "high score" table.
The concept of lives in video games evolved to let the player get a second chance after failing once. The most recognizable symbol is the heart.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
Power Ups can be used to give the controlling character, or any other character, temporary or permanent upgrades.
If a person is made of metal and has circuitry instead of a circulatory system, then their game belongs on this list.
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