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Artificial Intelligence, or AI, commonly refers to the programmed behaviors of NPCs in a game, whether it's the fact that a soldier takes cover behind a wall in Gears of War, or that townspeople cheer upon your arrival to their village in Fable.
A boss fight is a culminating challenge that pits the player against one or more enemies representing a greater threat and/or difficulty than those previously faced. These scenarios typically feature unique antagonists.
A point within the game whereby the game saves its current state whether it be for the purpose of a more convenient respawn point or a gameplay design (such as in racing).
Counter-terrorists fight terrorists wherever they are found. These professional soldiers are highly disciplined and skilled in their profession.
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.
Diseases are medical conditions that have a negative effect on one's body. Some games revolves around a disease.
The 2001 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on May 17-19.
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.
Most modern shooting games add the realistic touch of rendering shots to the cranium instantly fatal. Glorious for the shooter, kind of a bummer to the shootee.
Sometimes one playable character just isn't enough.
PlayStation Plus is a premium PlayStation Network subscription service.
The PlayStation TV is a media streaming device based on the PS Vita. It can play many (though not all) Vita game cards, as well as supporting some PSN games and PS4 Remote Play.
The political thriller is a story, often action-oriented, that tends to revolve around two or more nations struggling to gain power. Outcomes are usually found through military confrontations, covert wars, and back alley negotiating.
PSone Classics are titles that were initially released for the original PlayStation, and re-released digitally for later PlayStation hardware.
Many games feature a story which involves saving the world and its inhabitants, often single handedly.
Eliminating a target with a long-range rifle.
Sometimes, you want to play games with a real person who's sitting right next to you. These games have you covered.
Using stealth often requires the player to accomplish their objective without being detected by enemies. Methods of detection can vary from game to game, and can be based on an enemy's line of sight, how quiet the player is, or even how the player interacts with the environment.
The player character is seen at a distance from a number of different possible perspective angles. There is generally a movable camera but it can also be in a fixed position. It most commonly refers to a viewpoint behind the player character.
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