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The player's own gang in Saints Row. They are lead by Julius, who claims that all he wants is for the other gangs to leave his neighborhood alone.
An AI companion is a computer-controlled ally who follows and aids you through your adventures or who requires your protection. The AI companion's survival is often essential to game and story progression.
The game detects a player's achievement progress and shows some form of progress indicator on-screen.
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.
Common in modern war video games, air strikes are usually used to take out large targets such as enemy vehicles or buildings. Laser designators are often used by the player to illuminate the target for a massive aerial attack.
Ambient Occlusion attempts to realistically depict the way light reflects off surfaces and radiates throughout an area.
Anarchism is the rejection of all government authority.
A protagonist who lacks some or all of the qualities traditionally seen as heroic.
Games where characters have a cannon for an arm.
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.
Auto-Tune is an audio processor used to correct pitch in songs. It can also be used to make someone sound like a robot. Yeahyeeahyeah.
Automated Grenade Throw refers to games that have specific controls for tossing a grenade, as opposed to being forced to switch out your current weapon with a grenade before throwing.
Avatar Awards are items or clothing that are unlocked for Xbox Live avatars by completing certain tasks within the game.
Determines how long a player should keep their balance on an object.
When characters make conversation during normal gameplay, rather than a dialog-focused scene.
A barrel roll is a maneuver in which an object makes a complete rotation on its longitudinal axis while following a helical path, approximately maintaining its original direction.
BASE Jumping is the act of packing a parachute to jump off a stationary object, such as a building or a mountain. B.A.S.E. stands for Buildings, Antennas, Spans(bridges), Earth(mountains).
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
Because you'd never expect a banana to be an undercover cluster grenade.
Necessary to sustain life in organic creatures, the crimson fluid known as blood tends to make appearances when the body's structure is compromised in some way, a very, very common occurrence in videogames.
When blood will splash textures on walls or floors and even roofs.
Bats, hammers, wrenches, maces, staves, or even brass knuckles. These are weapons intended for blunt trauma rather than cutting or slicing.
In video games, breaking the fourth wall occurs when a game becomes aware of its nature as a game, or when a character directly acknowledges the player.
Whether jumping, crashing, or being thrown, objects & characters traveling loudly through windows never ceases to be entertaining.
The deliberate animation of breasts, meant to titillate as a means to conform to more realistic physics.
Also called a "Boob Slider", this is an interface that allows players to interactively increase or decrease the size of a character's breasts usually as a part of character creation.
A condition in which two male characters are socially close, but not sexually or romantically, and are often partners.
A bullet sponge refers to a non-player character or object that takes an unusually large number of bullets or other projectile to destroy (e.g. Tank in Left 4 Dead franchise).
Forced Wheel spin where the brake is applied and the gas pedal is floored, therefore spinning the tires, then releasing the brake for a small boost. Not meant to be done, but a popular showboating technique.
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