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Present in most action games, where people can say cheesy stuff and get away with it. Usually spoken by the hero, before or after wasting a dude.
Used by protagonists when opening a door that is locked, or just for looking really cool.
A secondary function for a single weapon, such as launching a grenade from a rifle.
Instrumental music, often electronic, that does not follow conventional music structures, instead using various sounds to create a mood. Ambient music can evoke many different feelings in the listener, from tranquility to creeping dread.
Backtracking is the act of navigating through previously explored areas, usually for the purpose of progressing in an objective-based adventure game. Players who are lost may also backtrack to reorient themselves.
Many males, and some females, experience pattern baldness, a gradual loss of hair.
When characters make conversation during normal gameplay, rather than a dialog-focused scene.
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.
Betrayal is when a person breaks the trust and faith that others have placed in them.
A proprietary video codec (.bik/bk2 extension) developed by RAD Game Tools and used in a very large number of video games.
Games that are depicted with a predominantly black-and-white appearance, with sequences to this effect, or optional color filters.
The ability to stop or reduce the damage from an oncoming attack.
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.
A boss fight is a culminating challenge that pits the player against one or more enemies representing a greater threat and/or difficulty than those previously faced. These scenarios typically feature unique antagonists.
A level that is focused entirely on a boss encounter.
Glass that can be broken and destroyed in real-time.
Hand-drawn or computer-generated animation.
Games are sometimes divided by chapters, sections, acts, etc.
Charging is the action of pressing & holding down a button or particular direction on the controller. Its purpose is to build up a powerful blast or burst of energy to take out an opponent or cause critical damage.
These big'uns would love to smash you into a pulp by charging full-speed in a perfectly straight line, but if you take two steps to the right you'll be safe and sound ... for a few seconds at least.
These games let players see the credits without needing to play the game first.
An optical effect formed by beams of light contrasting against areas of shadow in the atmosphere. They are often simulated in video games through volumetric lighting.
A sight placed on the HUD used to aim and provide a point of reference to the player when looking and interacting with the game world. Although they often aim weapons, they have a variety of uses and have appeared in many games in many different forms.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
Darkness is used in games to restrict access, increase tension, or just to set a mood. Often the player has access to a light source that can mitigate its effect.
A quick burst of speed that propels the player slightly forward or backwards.
Deadly Gas is used in many games as an obstacle and usually causes the player's health to degenerate over time.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
Decapitation is the removal of the head of a person or animal.
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