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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.
Ability to play as a non-human or extraterrestrial character.
Extraterrestrials appear in many video games in a variety of styles. Sometimes they're evil, sometimes they're benevolent, and sometimes they're very similar to humans.
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)
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
Dancing is the movement of a body, usually rhythmic and to some kind of music. A lot of times, it happens between two people and may be romantic.
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.
A local multiplayer feature that allows players to move independently of each other by implementing split-screen when they travel too far apart, but merges the views together when close.
Emulation is the means by which games intended for one platform are rendered playable on another. Emulation is used for various purposes, ranging from allowing older games to be playable on newer hardware to software development for various platforms.
Games which have problems awarding Achievements to players during co-op mode, such as only awarding Achievements to player one, or games where you can only earn Achievements whilst playing by yourself.
Slow walking is when the player character can not move at full speed and is restricted to a slow walk, usually while talking to someone.
A fluffy rodent often kept as a pet.
Health is a value that gauges how much damage players can take in a game before they die or pass out. Also known as life in some games. Health is usually represented by a bar or a percentage instead of an exact amount. Found in most non sport games
Humans are bipedal, sapient primates capable of abstract reasoning, language, and emotions.
An Iconic concept of video games is the use of an idle animation for the players character, when during gameplay there's no control given. It's an example of emergent game design, and is used as a way to add depth to action characters.
Games in which the two main protagonists are of different species.
It's arguably the one move that symbolizes the medium to those outside it. The ability to jump, be it onto a building, a platform, or a skull, is one of the all time most important abilities ever put in a video game.
A leaderboard is a way for players of any multi-player game to know where they rank within the game's community.
The process by which characters reach a new level, gain greater attributes, and learn more abilities. It usually involves earning enough experience points by completing a variety of tasks such as quests or by "farming" such as killing other characters for their experience points.
Games which allow players to interact with others over the internet.
Options menus give you the option to change anything the game lets you change. Whether you want subtitles or not, sound effects or not, the game to be harder or not, anything you want that the game lets you change, you can change in the options menu.
The online service used on the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portable and PlayStation Vita.
Games with randomly (or rather, procedurally) generated environments create new levels from predetermined pieces each time the game is played.
The shark is an underwater animal that is often stereotyped for its vicious killing of prey. In video games, they are used as enemies in underwater levels or a plot device used to keep the player away from the ocean.
Sometimes, you want to play games with a real person who's sitting right next to you. These games have you covered.
Using stealth often requires the player to accomplish their objective without being detected by enemies. Methods of detection can vary from game to game, and can be based on an enemy's line of sight, how quiet the player is, or even how the player interacts with the environment.
Propelling oneself with kinetic usage of limbs while submerged in liquid (or otherwise fluid material).
Xbox Live is Microsoft's online gaming service. Xbox Live has two subscription plans: Silver, which is free, and Gold, which is subscription-based.
Xbox 360 and original Xbox games that have been approved to run on the Xbox One's backwards compatibility feature.
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