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When a character from an existing media franchise makes a brief appearance in a video game, sometimes without even openly acknowledging their origins.
Often used as a catch-all term for any game's main story-driven mode of play, campaign mode usually refers to a linear sequence of levels with a continuous story and a definite conclusion, playable single-player and sometimes co-operatively.
Some games just weren't meant to be.
It's just like Capture the Flag, except... not.
Cartography is the is the study and practice of crafting geographical maps. Some games allow players to create and/or edit the maps of the game world.
Hand-drawn or computer-generated animation.
A character who gets washed ashore on some island or other remote place.
Feline animals commonly kept as pets. There are many different breeds and varieties.
A style of animation that gives games a more hand drawn look.
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.
A Chain Chomp (or Chomp) is a common enemy in the Mushroom Kingdom, first appearing in Super Mario Bros. 3. They resemble ball and chains, and behave in a very dog like manner, to the point where they even bark.
A character in the game actually increase in size. This may be a temporary or permanent transformation.
Charging is the action of pressing & holding down a button or particular direction on the controller. Its purpose is to build up a powerful blast or burst of energy to take out an opponent or cause critical damage.
When the protagonist is pursuing someone or something in an effort to kill or capture.
Special codes or button combinations used to gain powers or advantages in a game. Generally hidden.
Fish that shoot out of the water with great speed in Super Mario Bros. If not jumping through the sky, they can be found in the oceans of the Mushroom Kingdom.
A chicken is a small, domesticated flightless bird that can be white, yellow, brown or black. A female is a hen, a male a rooster, and a baby a chick.
ChuChus are blob-like recurring enemies in the Legend of Zelda series.
Circle-strafing is strafing around a target while facing it. This is useful for disorienting the target's aim, making for an easier kill.
The Classic NES Series of games were re-released versions of NES games for the GBA. Also known as Famicom Mini and NES Classics in Japan and PAL regions respectively.
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.
Cloaking is to become invisible, or become close to invisible depending on strength of the ability or item.
Attitudes towards the Clown vary from person to person. Some find entertainment and humor, others feel really creeped out by their overly flamboyant nature. Ultimately, games tend to take the path of a more horrific presentation to stimulate the atmosphere of a particular setting.
A service allowing consumers to obtain limited edition items with points accumulated through purchase of Nintendo products. Several titles have been released exclusively for this purpose. The program was discontinued in September 2015.
Collectibles are items such as coins, rings, gems, packages etc. that can be gathered, usually for some kind of reward, or sometimes to simply beat a level. Often (almost too often) the source of earning achievements and trophies on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.
This sword is really sticky... best not to ask why.
Limited editions of games that include extra "perks" like Making of DVDs and a nice and shiny tin with extra box art
Cartridges are typically one specific color for a particular console. But, on occasion, a game is released with a different color either for a limited edition, special occasion, or for marketing.
The player must restore color to a monochromatic game world by overcoming certain tasks or enemies.
The game pauses for a very brief amount of time upon the player striking and making contact with the enemy.
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