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Sure, these days have almost every game sporting the newfangled 3D, but way back when, everyone had to live with plain old 2D. 2D, or two dimensions, limit the game to scrolling backgrounds, but some games even now make use of this basic concept.
Games which use an acronym or initialism for a title. The acronym is sometimes related to the games theme (ie. F.E.A.R. is a horror game, H.A.W.X. is a flight combat game).
Usually refers to the end of the world.
Games that let you choose the path you take through the story-line.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
Game Over originally appeared in pinball machines, and later, arcade machines. When players lose at a game, it is game over.
Health is a value that gauges how much damage players can take in a game before they die or pass out. Also known as life in some games. Health is usually represented by a bar or a percentage instead of an exact amount. Found in most non sport games
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.
Multiple endings is a term used to describe different outcomes or conclusions to a game based on the previous actions of the player.
A mode that allows a game to be replayed after a first completion, carrying over items, experience, weapons, and other elements from the first playthrough.
Non-linear level design where the player is able to freely traverse the game world and choose where and when to visit certain areas in the game.
Games that have an open gameplay structure that allow players to interact with the world as they choose.
Side-scrolling games present the world as viewed perpendicular to the direction the characters are facing on screen. With a heavy focus on lateral movement, objectives are often met by moving from one end of a stage to the other.
Survival is a concept that signifies that the player's life is constantly in jeopardy.
Propelling oneself with kinetic usage of limbs while submerged in liquid (or otherwise fluid material).
When a certain amount of time is given to the player to reach a goal or finish an objective.
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