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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.
Bats are small, very social flying mammals. They may frequent caves or haunted houses.
Crafting allows players to create their own items with the correct ingredients. It is used mainly in MMOs and RPGs.
Games involving any form of vehicular crash landing or emergency landing.
These games let players see the credits without needing to play the game first.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
This is a list of PC games which support connecting a DualShock 4 controller to a computer and using it to play a game.
The twenty-fourth Electronic Entertainment Expo was held June 12-14, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
Experience Points are part of a character advancement system commonly found in RPGs. These points are generally gained by defeating an enemy or completing a task.
This concept is for games where at least one of the main characters is female.
Cold-blooded aquatic animals that have scales and breathe through gills.
A screen where players can adjust the luminance value of a game's visuals. This is common in horror games.
Some games require players to accept a terms of service agreement before playing or connecting to online services.
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.
Games with language selection allow the player to choose which language is displayed or spoken in the game.
The player character learns one or more additional languages to their own. This may affect the way the player can interact with or view the game world.
When a character grabs a ledge, in order to pull themselves up, or shimmy to the side until there's room. Mostly seen in 3rd person adventure games, but also in many platformers.
Loading Screens are specific screens that are displayed while a game is loading resources so that the player has something to distract them while the game loads. Loading Screens can be images, text or even mini-games - and sometimes a combination of all three.
The indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.
Start doesn't mean "A". Start means "start", son. Kids these days...
A transitional move in 3rd person action games when the character squeezes through a narrow passageway and the camera follows over their shoulder.
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 tenth annual PAX East took place March 28-31, 2019 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, Massachusetts. It was the second PAX East to span four days.
The fifteenth PAX West took place August 31-September 3, 2018 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
Radial Menus are menus that appear in a circular pattern to display the options the player has.
Rappelling is the act of going down a cliff side or vertical surface with aid from a rope. The rope is attached at the top of the surface and to the climber's body
The foil of almost every early RPG lover, these rodents often live in sewers. While most rats are simple targets, games like Ratatouille make them the hero.
Alternate skin in a game that references a character model look from a previous game
A sequel (also called a follow-up) is a game that carries forward the gameplay concepts, and often the story, of a previous game to which it is officially linked.
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