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Games that are specifically based on Internet phenomena, such as memes, stories, and webcomics.
Urban legends, particularly horrific ones, have come back into vogue among Internet communities, where they are referred to as "creepypasta". Some of the more popular examples have been adapted into video games.
A visual effect where color channels are deliberately misaligned.
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.
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.
This concept is for games where at least one of the main characters is female.
First-Person is a vantage point that attempts to simulate looking through a game character's eyes. It is most commonly found in first-person shooters, racing games, and visual novels, and to a lesser extent in other genres, such as RPGs, 3D platformers, and adventure games.
The First-Person Regain Consciousness is regularly seen in First-Person-Shooters.
A digital distribution platform that focuses on providing DRM-free computer games, both old and new.
Head Tracking is a concept which allows a game to follow the movement of the players head and change what is displayed on the screen relevant to the players head movements.
A method of attempting to scare the player by the sudden unexpected occurrence of an event - often accompanied by some sort of audio sting.
These games are based off of established licenses, such as movies, comics, or TV shows. Examples are the James Bond 007 and Spider-Man franchises.
Games that are in genres where the ability to jump is expected, but do not allow the player character to jump on command.
The eleventh PAX Prime took place August 29-September 1, 2014 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
A public testing period is, or has been, offered for the general public prior to sale or general availability. Access is generally granted through giveaways, preorders, or crowd-funding rewards.
Games where players are given material to read; this includes books, newspapers, and emails.
Adopted from horror films, a screamer is an image that's suddenly displayed on-screen, often accompanied by a loud scream or musical sting.
A gameplay mechanic which allows the player to move faster than the normal speed. Usually for a set amount of time.
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.
Steam Trading Cards is a built in feature in the Steam client. It lets users collect cards from certain games and trade them and receive rewards for complete sets.
Popularized by franchises such as Resident Evil and Silent Hill, these games typically involve a strong implication of danger, vulnerable protagonists, and disturbing monsters.
A graphical effect that shows a massive amount of world or is used to give a sense of grand scale.
For some reason, some games are named after the opposing person. Sometimes it's because the bad guy is cooler than the good guy.
Unity is a multiplatform game development suite, designed from the start for the ease of creation. It's completely free to use with a pro version available for more advanced features and export options.
Xbox 360 and original Xbox games that have been approved to run on the Xbox One's backwards compatibility feature.
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