706: Key Lad
707: Lou Bega NFT
Bak 2 Skool 09: The Supply Chain
Bak 2 Skool
8-4 Play 10/15/2021: GOOD AS DREAD
The Community Spotlight 2021.10.16
Programming Schedule and Show Notes
The Community Spotlight 2021.10.09
The Community Spotlight 2021.10.02
The Community Spotlight 2021.09.25
New Logo Mug
Interlocking Dad Hat
consists of 2 releases.
Released Jan 08, 2008
Running at 60 FPS is standard for arcade & PC games, but hardware restrictions of consoles often force developers to aim for lower framerates in order to preserve visual detail or allow greater scale. 3D console games hitting 60 FPS are thus uncommon, though the trend of re-releasing games on newer hardware has technically resulted in more 3D console games hitting 60 FPS.
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.
Badniks are the enemies which Sonic the Hedgehog fights in nearly every game. Although deadly, they are actually innocent animals imprisoned by Eggman within robotic shells.
AI Bots are computer-controlled game characters that substitute for characters that are otherwise typically played by a human, and are most commonly found in multiplayer games.
Some games allow you to attack your opponents during a race.
Popular audio/video middleware tools developed by CRI Middleware, INC. Used in over 1,700 games spanning the PS2, PS3, Gamecube, Wii, Xbox, Xbox 360, PC, Arcade, DS, PSP and more.
A crossover occurs when a character from one franchise makes a special appearance in a game from an unrelated franchise. Some games are specifically designed to be crossovers that bring together characters from two or more franchises.
Your current position shows you what place you're in during racing games, events and more!
Mustaches are often found on the evil villain of cartoons to let the audience know just how evil they are, or used in parody of them.
A dark version of a game's hero, featuring many of the same powers. Usually wears black. Male evil twins often have goatees.
A character or a disembodied voice will say the name of the video game. Depending on the mood of the game, this could range from shouting the game's name to ominously whispering it.
Grinding is the ability to slide along the edge of an object, usually a rail of some kind, with the trucks of a skateboard, the sole of a rollerblade, or the pegs of a BMX bike, in addition to grind boots or simply the character's feet.
Havok Physics (Havok) is a physics API developed by Irish company Havok and released in 2000. It is used in video games as a physics engine, allowing for realistic interactions between in-game entities.
Hedgehogs are small, nocturnal, insect eating mammals that can be found in Europe, Asia, or Africa. They aren't hogs and no blue colored ones live in the wild.
In many games there is a ranking system, the players with the highest point value are listed in a "high score" table.
A lap is one circuit around a race track. This is featured in many, but not all racing games.
Sports games that feature pre-existing videogame characters, rather than real athletes.
When a game has several playable characters of different species, real or fictional.
Nintendo's online service. It supported the Wii and Nintendo DS.
Games which allow players to interact with others over the internet.
A page about different rivals seen in video games, such as Shadow the Hedgehog, the numerous rivals from Pokemon games, and so on.
If a person is made of metal and has circuitry instead of a circulatory system, then their game belongs on this list.
Rubber Band AI is an infamous hidden feature in racing games that allows computer-controlled opponents to catch up no matter how far behind they are. It is intended to keep challenging the player, but can also give AI opponents an unfair advantage.
A mode in the game, often an unlockable, allowing players to listen to individual music tracks, voice clips and/or sound effects.
Protagonists that have gravity defying hair styles and often appropriately spikey personalities.
Features split screen with AI opponents on and a grand prix mode.
A grid that is organized for the start of the race in rows of 2, 3 or more. Very useful for standing starts in various racing titles.
Super Forms in the Sonic the Hedgehog games are transformations achieved by characters usually using the power of the Chaos Emeralds.
Super Speed is the ability for a character to travel at speeds normally unattainable by regular humans.
Super speed can be a stock super power by characters such as the Flash & Sonic the Hedgehog, or a technologically enhanced ability like Nomad in Crysis.
Animals that have the ability of speech and in some cases are anthropomorphic.
This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for:
Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other
Giant Bomb users. This process takes no more than a few hours and we'll
send you an email once approved.
Use your keyboard!
Log in to comment