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A character in a game who uses unorthodox moves, and who likes to play 'practical jokes' on opponents.
This makes losing to him/her all the more humiliating.
Typically found in fighting games, combos are a series of strung-together moves.
The comic relief is a character, other than the main character, who is meant to add humor and lighten the mood of the game. These characters are usually very dumb or very witty, and are usually very talkative.
"Hand to hand. It is the basis of all combat." -Gray Fox
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 Palette Swap is when two or more characters share the same style sprite or character model with only minor color or cosmetic changes. Although visually similar, palette swap characters may have very different moves and personalities.
Featured mainly in fighting games, special attacks usually require more than just pressing a button to activate. They are usually unique or at least varied between characters.
Commonly found in fighting games, a super meter increases when either a character takes or gives damage (depending on the game). There are many variations on the super meter, depending on the franchise or game.
Voice Acting is the art of providing voices for characters in games, television shows, films, radio programs, and other forms of media.
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