The Giant Beastcast - Episode 178
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This big year-two expansion irons out most of Destiny 2's wrinkles and offers some of the most mysterious, enjoyable content the series has seen so far.
Odyssey takes Origins' formula and expands it to the point of nearly breaking.
Forza Horizon 4's connected world and seasonal weather help make what's otherwise a very familiar-feeling experience feel fresh one more time.
consists of 11 releases.
Released May 23, 2006
Achievements are extra challenges added into video games that sometimes carry a point value or unlock bonus material, and are sometimes solely for bragging rights.
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, commonly refers to the programmed behaviors of NPCs in a game, whether it's the fact that a soldier takes cover behind a wall in Gears of War, or that townspeople cheer upon your arrival to their village in Fable.
The deliberate animation of breasts, meant to titillate as a means to conform to more realistic physics.
Sometimes you want a challenge, sometimes you wanna coast.
An Xbox 360 and Games for Windows Live feature that lets you purchase and download full Xbox, Xbox 360, and PC games through the Live Marketplace.
An interesting revelation. While some games will only accept a START button press, many other games aren't as strict.
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.
A console game is high definition if it operates at a resolution of at least 720p, or 1280x720. A console able to achieve this resolution is HD-capable. For a variety of reasons, the term does not apply to PC games.
Using gestures with the controller to control on-screen actions. Alternatively, these gestures can also be detected by motion-sensing cameras.
A distribution of power depending on the accuracy of timed button presses.
Rockstar's proprietary game engine.
Soft resetting is used in many console games to reset a game using the controller.
Tennis, but on a table. Also known as Ping Pong or Pong.
An organized series of matches, ending with one victor.
Unlockable gamerpics are a form of reward for completing certain tasks in Xbox 360 games.
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.
The ability to communicate via voice.
Xbox Live is Microsoft's online gaming service. Xbox Live has two subscription plans: Silver, which is free, and Gold, which is subscription-based.
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