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Games that have had television shows based on them.
These games were popular enough to be adapted for the theater.
The act of a married person engaging in a sexual relationship with someone other than his or her own spouse. The adulterous relationship may or may not include feelings of true love.
An innate ability to control the behavior and direction of the air. This ability can also be used to create and control bursts of wind.
A special attack seen in the Persona series where the entire party will strike all enemies on the field after they've been knocked down.
Characters either begin with multiple outfits, unlock them through play, or purchase them as in-game items. These costumes are sometimes integral to play.
Games that feature more than one style of Game Over screen. Alternate Game Over screens are often used when the player loses in specific ways.
Alternate realities are worlds that exists next to, in parallel of, or in place of our own.
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.
When someone is androgynous, they have a mix of masculine and feminine aspects, or they have the appearance of being in between male and female. A common aesthetic in Japanese media and games.
The lowest of all the angelic orders, angels are tasked with delivering God's messages to humans in addition to being personal guardians. Angel has also become a generic term for any such kind of heavenly being.
Anthropomorphism is the concept of an object, concept or character that has human qualities or traits, such as speech, a level of intelligence similar or higher than a human's and self consciousness. "Anthro" means "of human" and related to the concept of humanity.
Athletes are people that play sports, anything from baseball to football to track and field. Athletes in video games typically give gamers a chance to hit that home run or kick the winning goal that normally would take years of training to do.
Video games stories with a bad ending or endings, in which the primary conflict is unable to be resolved and/or a bad fate befalls the protagonist.
A mechanic used mainly in Japanese RPGs of both the action and turn-based variety.
Characters visit Port Island for a school trip. Gekkoukan High School, Club Escapade, and the love hotel are visited by characters.
The ability to stop or reduce the damage from an oncoming attack.
Bats, hammers, wrenches, maces, staves, or even brass knuckles. These are weapons intended for blunt trauma rather than cutting or slicing.
Some games have inspired the creation of literature.
Bosses are enemies that fight you at the end of a level or at a significant point in the story.
Not all bosses can handle the player by themselves. Many use waves of lesser enemies to fight for them while they rest, and some even let these minions do all the work.
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.
Games that let you choose the path you take through the story-line.
Brawling clouds does usually appear in cartoon stylized fights. Usually used to play a conflict for laughs and simplify the presentation.
In video games, breaking the fourth wall occurs when a game becomes aware of its nature as a game, or when a character directly acknowledges the player.
Broken English is English with improper spelling, grammar, or syntax, and is most commonly found within older video games as a result of poor English localization.
A condition in which two male characters are socially close, but not sexually or romantically, and are often partners.
Bruisers are characters who depend on their fist and realize that most of life's problems can be solved with a punch. Typically bruisers don't fight with any real style or technique, instead they tend to simply rely on raw strength.
A philosophical and religious system based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama.
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