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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.
When the player character (re)visits a certain area or location that was also present in a previous game, or visited later on in the same game, with some alterations.
A condition in which two male characters are socially close, but not sexually or romantically, and are often partners.
Cows are four-legged ruminant mammals, bred for milk, meat, or leather.
A member of the protagonist's group who is spontaneous and unpredictable. This is usually for comedic reasons or shock value.
Some games, despite being on platforms whose default controller is a gamepad, allow the player to move a mouse-style cursor around freely in order to select menu options or perform gameplay actions.
Some games just won't settle for laughs. Some games make you want to cringe as you're busting a gut.
The concept of purchasing media and having it delivered over the internet. No physical representation of this content is given, and although the content resides on the user's hard drive they are typically granted a license to the product, rather than ownership of it.
Digital distribution method for PC games. Direct2Drive is maintained and owned by Gamefly Digital Inc.
Games that were only available through digital distribution, then later released on physical media.
Dream sequences are a narrative and gameplay mechanic that present the thoughts or events that occur in dreams.
The 2008 E3 Media & Business Summit took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on July 15-17.
An Easter Egg is an intentionally hidden cheat or hidden content in a video game, also known as a "secret".
Content released frequently, every release contains a small portion of a whole story.
Television shows that appear in games that are fake. Usually parody's of real shows
Hypnosis is a trance-like mental state that can be achieved with a number of different techniques.
“Indie” or “independently developed” games are video games which are developed by a studio without the support of an external publisher.
Infinite Pockets are a system of inventory often found in adventure games. The player character's pockets seem to be of an infinite size, capable of holding anything from peanuts, to garden rakes, to spare tires, yet none of this is reflected on the character.
Games in which the two main protagonists are of different species.
A gameplay mechanic allowing players to store their items and freely carry them around.
A talking head is a floating disembodied head that appears to address either you, the player, or the main character.
Using gestures with the controller to control on-screen actions. Alternatively, these gestures can also be detected by motion-sensing cameras.
Games that can be played with one hand, typically using only half of a standard controller or only the mouse/keyboard.
Characters that are overweight have more body fat than normal for their race, or at least look it. A character that is overweight may or may not have great strength.
A partner is someone in a duo that shares the same status and/or billing. In video games, you often switch from one to the other because they have different strengths and weaknesses.
Point and click is an interface featured in a specific kind of adventure game, where players click on objects and characters to interact with them.
Games whose main character is so egotistical that the whole game just HAS to be named after them.
A broad spectrum of games can be described as remakes, from straightforward graphical overhauls to extensive revision of gameplay and story elements. In the most basic sense, a remake keeps the original's core gameplay and plot but makes significant changes to peripheral aspects.
Original 2007 release removed to direct players towards HD remaster, however the original was added as free DLC for owners of the remaster.
A joke or reference that appears throughout a series of games.
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