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A game that uses a mixture of 2D & 3D techniques. Commonly used to describe the use of either 3D graphics restricted to a 2D perceptive, or 2D graphics used to fake the appearance of a 3D perceptive.
Some games don't feature a traditional co-op mode that makes the players equal partners, but allows a second player to participate in the game to assist player one albeit with significantly different gameplay mechanics.
A stereotypical prehistoric human, usually clad in animal skins and rather violent. Does not always live in a cave.
Cooperative play in games allows humans to play together as a team to accomplish a task. Instead of playing against a human opponent, the team must defeat an AI.
Cooperative Play in some games also means 2 human versus 2 human, this occurs in some Billiards games. (Scotch Doubles / Doubles)
Customization in games that allow users to change various parts of their equipment or moves to fit their gaming style.
A rather unpleasant experience, where your journey takes you to the insides of a bigger creature, followed by a desperate attempt to make it 'through', alive and undigested.
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.
Machinima is the concept of making a movie out of a video game. Popularized by the series, Red vs Blue.
Third-party developers and publishers occasionally engage in the practice of releasing a title or piece of DLC on only one platform for any number of reasons. Sometimes these are permanent while others are only platform exclusive for a certain window of time.
A term coined by Sony for titles that focus heavily on user-created content that is shareable over the PlayStation Network. Despite initial teething issues it has been successfully implemented in Little Big Planet and other games.
PlayStation Move is a motion control system for the PlayStation 3 console, allowing for fluid control of objects in a simulated 3D space.
The online service used on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita.
PlayStation Plus is a premium PlayStation Network subscription service.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
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 follow-up to a game or movie that takes place before the events of the previous installment or installments.
Games whose main character is so egotistical that the whole game just HAS to be named after them.
A physics system used to procedurally generate body movement similar to rag dolls.
While screenshots were possible in many games using third-party programs, many games have official use for screenshots. Whether that be being able to take them, and have them uploaded to the internet or your hard drive, or have them serve in game purposes.
A game that takes gameplay mechanics, characters, or story elements from an existing series in a separate and different direction, sometimes changing genres along the way.
Realistically rendered water can really immerse you in a game. Just don't try to dive into your TV!
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