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Achievements are extra challenges added into video games that sometimes carry a point value or unlock bonus material, and are sometimes solely for bragging rights.
The ability to fling oneself around an environment gracefully. Wall-running, jumping, massive drops, climbing, and other physical activities are what acrobatics is all about.
A person leading a double life. This character has more than one way in which they present themselves to the world.
The inverse of an anti-hero. An anti-villain is a villain that portrays him/herself as someone who is just and altruistic while is secretly working towards an otherwise nefarious and villainous goal. Common archetypes of anti-villains are politicians and religious figures who craft a wholesome and good-natured image to hide their evil intentions; this may even sometimes include doing good deeds, but only as a temporary measure to potentially further their true ambitions.
Games which feature creatures who make use of the natural excretions of their body to lay waste to their enemies.
Some game characters just cannot swim. This usually means automatic death as soon as they hit the water.
Climbing is a common tradition in games, particularly platformers. There is often a particular type of surface that can be climbed, and it has a recognizably different look than other surfaces in the game. Climbing ladders or stairs doesn't count.
Typically found in fighting games, combos are a series of strung-together moves.
Comic book or manga characters who are also in video games. There are tons of games with superheros such as Batman and Spider-Man out there.
Games involving characters that round up local hoodlums for the good of the community.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
Removing a weapon or item from another person/creature so you can make use of it. Useful for stealth based games.
A technology that allows a game to continuously load information off a disc while the player is in game to prevent loading screens.
Voice actors don't always get an NPC to represent them. Sometimes voices have no visible speaker.
The ability to dodge an attack, making the player untouchable for a brief period.
The 2003 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on May 14-16.
The 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on May 11-13. This was the 10th annual E3.
The last boss you face in a game, usually representing the final climax of the game.
Rings that your character can fly through. Usually used for mini missions and extra playtime (filling)
Video games that are based on comic books, manga and graphic novels.
Whenever there's a new Pixar, superhero or Harry Potter movie they have to make one of these.
Sometimes movies are based on comic books, many of these movies go on to gain video game adaptations.
Greatest hits is a general term for re-releases of games which have sold a certain number of copies, as part of a program managed by the console manufacturer.
Henchmen are the loyal grunts caught in between the player and the main antagonist. Without them every game would be nothing more than a boss battle.
Hostages exist to be saved, guarded, and occasionally executed.
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.
Games released coinciding with new hardware.
In some action oriented videogames, the player is able to launch enemies into the air, and can sometimes proceed with follow-up attacks.
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.
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