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Games that have been banned, or refused a rating for one reason or another.
The event of a suspect being apprehended by law enforcement.
Videogames with extreme or controversial content will often be altered for release in certain countries, usually to comply with local laws or prevent cultural misunderstandings.
Video game controversy revolves mostly around the psychological effects that games with graphic violence or sexual content in them can have on players. Other sources of controversy can range from racism, sexism, politics, or religion.
A non-interactive sequence within a game most often used for plot advancement.
The 2000 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on May 11-13.
The 2002 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on May 22-24.
In some free roaming driving games such as Mafia and the Driver series, a speed limit is enforced by the police as opposed to games such as the GTA series where such felonies are ignored.
The accent of someone traditionally from England. Not to be confused with Welsh or Scottish, which are totally different despite being sometimes referred to as simply "British" accent.
The head honcho of a group of miscreants
A gang isn't just two crude dudes, it's a whole mess of them. There's all kinds of different gangs represented in games: street gangs, organized criminals, and even high school cliques.
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.
A Human Shield is a form of cover in which a player uses a body to absorb damage like that of a shield. It's usually found in first and third-person shooters.
Murder is the act of ending the life of another living thing against its will without the sanction of a higher governmental authority, such as the casualties that result from acts of war. It is generally intentional, at least in a legal meaning, but not necessarily.
No HUD games are ones that either lack a Heads Up Display, or find a way to integrate it into the game environment. Many games do this to add a sense of immersion or artistic quality to their games, or to reduce screen clutter.
System in games that are used to alert the player of law enforcement attention and pursuit towards them.
Nudity is qualified as either exposed buttocks, breasts, or genitalia or general lack of clothing. Video game nudity is largely a rarity outside of the PC market.
A circumstance in video games where the player will defeat large numbers of enemies without any assistance from AI or other players. This may occur for part of a game or the entirety of it.
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.
Criminals banded together with a common goal in mind. Can range from a band of thugs to The Mafia.
Persistent bullet holes allows players to shoot holes into walls without them disappearing right away. This feature added realism to first person shooters, as well as the ability to draw smiley faces.
Who needs 2D when we've got 3D? 3D, or 3 dimensions, is what we're used to seeing in almost every game these days, letting us do all sorts of awesome stuff like run in circles!
Swearing, cursing, call it what you want. It is an expression of anger or frustration, in most cases.
Regenerating health is a gameplay mechanic which automatically refills the players health bar after successfully escaping damage for a set amount of time. It is typically seen in RPGs and modern first/third-person shooters.
An organized crime syndicate often consisting of members with shared ethnic backgrounds or cultural beliefs.
Many games that feature a theft mechanic also include a some form of risk or punishment. Other games just let players steal things as if it's a perfectly normal thing to do.
Games with vehicles that can be controlled. This applies to games that AREN'T focused on just driving, but just happen to have a vehicle segment or the ability to pilot one.
A wheelman is a professional driver for hire, capable of performing high-risk evasive maneuvers. Jobs usually consist of, but are not limited to, delivery or getaway missions.
When a protagonist/hero works for the bad guy. It may be unintentional or completely voluntary.
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