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consists of 41 releases.
Released Nov 21, 2012
Usually refers to the end of the world.
Whether jumping, crashing, or being thrown, objects & characters traveling loudly through windows never ceases to be entertaining.
Cannibalism occurs when a creature eats the flesh of a member of its own species. Cannibalism is frowned upon in organized societies, and has made several appearances in video games as listed below.
Games that feature car accidents as important story points or dramatic events. This concept does not refer to car accidents that can occur as an incidental result of gameplay, such as in racing games.
Games that are little more than extensive cinematic sequences in which the player has little interaction with what is happening onscreen. This notion of a cinematic game is epitomized by laserdisc arcade classics such as Astron Belt, Dragon's Lair and Bega's Battle.
A person serving time in prison or an escaped criminal on the run from the law.
Currency has all forms in video games. It is used to buy characters, vehicles, weapons, and more.
Removing a weapon or item from another person/creature so you can make use of it. Useful for stealth based games.
The severing of limbs is a good way for designers to make every battle a bloodier, gorier mess. Or sillier in the right situations.
An Easter Egg is an intentionally hidden cheat or hidden content in a video game, also known as a "secret".
The First-Person Regain Consciousness is regularly seen in First-Person-Shooters.
A Game of the Year Edition is any video game that has been repackaged and advertised as having earned either one or many Game of the Year awards from any number of recognized publications or websites, often times with a discounted price and additional content.
At E3 2013, Microsoft announced their Games with Gold campaign. The campaign offered two downloadable games a month for free for Xbox Live Gold subscribers for a limited number of months. On October 18, 2013, Microsoft stated they were extending the promotion indefinitely.
A digital distribution platform that focuses on providing DRM-free computer games, both old and new.
By and large, a hick is an uncultivated person living rurally. Hicks are known to shoot at livestock-abducting aliens, produce moonshine, and marry their cousins.
The act of killing a child is considered taboo in most games. There are, however, some games that allow this breed of tomfoolery.
In fiction, characters sometimes cut their hair to signify a great change or growth in themselves.
Moral dilemmas presented to the player that often have a significant effect on the story or other characters.
Games that feature more than one storyline, each often paired with a different protagonist. The storylines may intersect, or they may be completely independent of one another.
A digital distribution platform owned and operated by EA.
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.
Police are paid protectors who enforce the law through legal use of force. They help ensure public safety and social order. Their motto is to protect and to serve.
A lack of basic needs like clothes, clean water, shelter, and food.
Swearing, cursing, call it what you want. It is an expression of anger or frustration, in most cases.
Quick Time Events show up in all sorts of games as an attempt to make cutscenes interactive. Press the buttons displayed on-screen before time runs out, or else.
Radial Menus are menus that appear in a circular pattern to display the options the player has.
Video game combat in which combat actions are performed in real-time, rather than through a turn-based structure.
Good ol' boys, rednecks or references to any kind of deep southern themes like big Ford trucks, NASCAR, and bass fishing.
The act of taking one's own life.
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