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The ability to counter a move.
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.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
Sometimes you want a challenge, sometimes you wanna coast.
A double jump is the ability to jump while already in mid-air to get some extra lift. In reality, double jumps are not possible and violate fundamental laws of physics.
An unofficial translation of a video game, created by people not associated with the original development team.
Game Over originally appeared in pinball machines, and later, arcade machines. When players lose at a game, it is game over.
In many games there is a ranking system, the players with the highest point value are listed in a "high score" table.
An on-rails game behaves much like a train: while sometimes the player can choose which path he goes down, he cannot deviate from it. Sometimes on-rails games even go so far as to decide when the player moves.
A shooter in which the player movement is restricted so they can only follow a linear, predetermined path. This style of game is considered very "arcadey" and is usually accompanied by a lightgun.
Games that make records. Often records like most played game, or critically acclaimed. There have been gaming records since the says of Pong and the Magnavox Oddysey.
Game titles that are three words long, and have a conjunction or a preposition. These games usually take the form of "X of Y" or "X & Y".
When a certain amount of time is given to the player to reach a goal or finish an objective.
The Virtual Console is a platform service that first appeared on Nintendo's Wii and later on the 3DS and Wii U. Games from past consoles are emulated to run on the new hardware with the added benefits of system-level save states and other features.
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