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consists of 11 releases.
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Games that have been funded via public monetary contributions.
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.
The twenty-second annual Electronic Entertainment Expo took place June 14-16, 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
The twenty-third annual Electronic Entertainment Expo took place June 13-15, 2017 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
This concept is for games where at least one of the main characters is female.
Game Over originally appeared in pinball machines, and later, arcade machines. When players lose at a game, it is game over.
At E3 2013, Microsoft announced their Games with Gold campaign. The campaign offered two downloadable games a month for free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers for a limited number of months. On October 18, 2013, Microsoft stated they were extending the promotion indefinitely.
Genies, which originated from Arabia, are supernatural creatures that are magical and many can grant wishes. Some have a lamp or bottle and the owner of said item has power over them, including forcing them back into it and making them stay there.
Players or enemies whip their hair back and forth to do damage to their opponents.
A living being who is the product of the reproductive mating of two different species.
“Indie” or “independently developed” games are video games which are developed by a studio without the support of an external publisher.
Games that were funded through Kickstarter.
When a level select screen takes the form of a map.
A style of action-adventure gameplay revolving around exploring a labyrinth with the necessity of locating new items and equipment to progress beyond otherwise impassable obstacles. The concept is named for its common usage in the Metroid and Castlevania franchises. While the term most commonly refers to 2D games, it can also refer to 3D games.
The twelfth PAX Prime took place August 28-31, 2015 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
The thirteenth PAX West (formerly known as PAX Prime) took place September 2-5, 2016 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
By definition, a pirate is a (mostly naval) robber without commission from a sovereign nation. While maritime robbery has been around since ancient times, Piracy had its highpoint during the 17th century. They are easily identified by the "Jolly Roger", which is the traditional name of the famous skull flag.
Any character you can control in a game is a Player Character (PC), as opposed to a non-player character (NPC), which is a character that can only be controlled by the game.
The PlayStation TV is a media streaming device based on the PS Vita. It can play many (though not all) Vita game cards, as well as supporting some PSN games and PS4 Remote Play.
Games whose main character is so egotistical that the whole game just HAS to be named after them.
Female video game characters are often designed with impossible figures and proportions, outfits that are unrealistic, or end up in completely over-the-top poses designed to show off their bodies. Famous examples include Ivy from Soul Calibur series, and the entire female cast of Dead or Alive.
The ability to change shape. Humans shifting into animals is the most common type of shape shifting.
Steam is a digital distribution service owned by Valve. Originally created to distribute its own games, Steam has since expanded to become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games, and supports community features, downloadable content and achievements. Starting 2010, Steam now offers Mac games; Linux games were added in 2012.
A subscription service from Microsoft on Xbox One and Windows 10. Described as "Netflix for video games", users pay a monthly fee to gain access to a range of titles.
Zombies, more accurately called the walking dead, are reanimated corpses who feed on the living, and have become a ubiquitous video game enemy. They often move slowly, but can be deadly in large numbers, which is unfortunately how they tend to travel. Shotgun time!
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