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A partial reward granted to the player for aiding a teammate by softening a target or helping to fully score by completing an objective in competitive multiplayer. Assist Points may also refer to bonuses awarded for simply supporting an ally with repair, supplies or a defibrillator zap.
Backstab is a skill utilized most commonly by rogues. By attacking from behind an opponent, backstabs significantly increase the damage dealt. Sometimes a backstab can mean a one hit kill.
Players can choose from a selection of classes to play as in order to complete objectives, or support their team in the most effective way.
Whether through microtransactions or loot drops, getting that special hat or extra-sparkly pair of pants allows players to put their personal stamp on a character, without giving them a gameplay advantage.
Commercial servers that are run separately from the game client, their bandwidth and processing power is dedicated solely to hosting. In particular hosting multiplayer games with large numbers of players. Dedicated servers superseded listen servers, that could be set up using the player-client hardware.
An Easter Egg is an intentionally hidden cheat or hidden content in a video game, also known as a "secret".
See? The exploiting, soulless people who run the video game industry DO care about their fans!
Some first-person games that wish to immerse the player in the experience more will go as far as to include full body awareness, or the ability to see the player character's body when looking down.
Gibs (giblets) are, basically, what's left of someone after they make contact with an explosive object or powerful weapon. They can be seen in games such as Doom, Quake, Team Fortress 2 and many, many more.
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.
A high five is a gesture where two or more people simultaneously raise a hand and slap palms with each other. Jumping is optional.
The opposite of open-ended gameplay, linear gameplay uses scripted events, Quick time events, cut scenes, and a restricted path to tell a story exactly how the writer intends, and control elements of the action.
Characters or species of living eyes, often giant.
Boxes of random items, usually able to be purchased using real money currencies.
Mercenaries, Soldiers for Hire, have been found fighting in conflicts since the dawn of human warfare. These hired guns show a desire to turn their talent in the art of death to a more profitable profession.
Small payments made with actual money which result in an in-game bonus, such as an extra item, character, etc...
Games that have had an Original Soundtrack album released.
An attack and defend-style game mode in Team Fortress 2.
A mechanic in which saying/shouting a character's name is added to the control scheme.
A sequel (also called a follow-up) is a game that carries forward the gameplay concepts, and often the story, of a previous game to which it is officially linked.
Valve Corporation's proprietary game engine that debuted in summer 2004 with Counter-Strike: Source and later that same year with Half-Life 2. It may be worth noting that the first Source game released a full 2 weeks ahead of Counter-Strike, and that was Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines
Whether with a button press or menu, taunts destroy friendships and can even make the computer go crazy.
A dance made famous by Michael Jackson in the music video for "Thriller."
The ability to communicate via voice.
Whether it be a large frozen fish as a replacement for a sword or axe, or other fish-like bringers of pain, it is not unheard of for a main character to be able to wield the water-dwellers as some sort of absurd weapon.
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