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A game in which the object is for each team to retrieve the opponent's flag and return it to their own base. Typically used in multiplayer first-person shooter games.
Some games allow you to attack your opponents during a race.
A bright flash, usually red and seen on the borders of the screen, that indicates damage or injury.
A specific number that briefly floats above an enemy after an attack which displays the exact amount of damage the attack has done.
The main line of distinction between victory or failure in video games, death is the process of a biological being ceasing to be alive.
A gameplay mode that pits two or more players in a fight to the death. John Romero is credited with coining the multiplayer term "deathmatch."
A destructible environment means the player has the ability to destroy his/her surroundings. This allows players to use the environment to their advantage.
The 2010 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on June 15-17.
The 2011 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on June 7-9.
In real life, vehicles rarely explode unless an actual explosive device is involved. Like, it almost never happens. In video games, on the other hand, cars will blow up real good with almost no encouragement.
A powerful release of energy. This energy is usually expelled in all directions very quickly, typically giving off orange or red flames.
The idea of taking an existing franchise and starting over from scratch, overhauling the gameplay and sometimes going so far as to remove it from any connection to previous games in a series. Such is sometimes done when attempting to revitalize a franchise that is showing its age and has fallen into disfavor.
They crash when they're supposed to drop you off, they get assailed by RPGs when they come to pick you up. Sometimes, they're eaten by huge monsters. Why do video games hate helicopters so much?
A standard in nearly all competitive online shooters, the Kill Feed is the live on-screen update of the kills in an multiplayer game, providing updates as to whom is killing whom, as well as other important events.
A competitive multiplayer mode similar to the deathmatch mode which is signified by limited or no abilities to respawn.
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.
New Purchase Incentives is a business strategy established by publishers to encourage consumers to buy games new. It is also primarily used as a means of profiting from used game sales where they otherwise could not.
A NosCon (short for Nostalgic Continuity) is a game made with the purpose of appealing to people's nostalgia for the retro gameplay and style of a specific series.
Objective-based team gameplay occurs when one group attempts to accomplish some goal -- enter a base, capture or destroy some MacGuffin, rescue the hostages -- while the other tries to prevent it.
Games which allow players to interact with others over the internet.
The eighth annual Penny Arcade Expo took place from August 26-28, 2011 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
PlayStation Plus is a premium PlayStation Network subscription service.
Trophies are an incentive-based system for the completion of various objective in PS3, Vita, and PS4 titles.
A public testing period is, or has been, offered for the general public prior to sale or general availability. Access is generally granted through giveaways, preorders, or crowd-funding rewards.
Games that have art on the inside of the game case, to double the decoration.
A widely popular music style, originating from a fusion of blues, R&B, country, and jazz. Includes sub-genres such as punk, heavy metal, synth rock, and pop rock, among others.
A sacrifice is the act of offering something (item, health, creature, blood, etc.) to a higher power or a greater good. In games, this often guarantees some sort of favor in return.
When a franchise tries to start over by releasing a game with the same title as the first game in the series, or the name of the series in general.
Often found in either very violent games, or games taking place in or around water, Screen Splatter is a visual representation of blood, water, strawberry jam, or other liquids temporarily obscuring the player's field of vision.
PlayStation 3 games that utilize the "tilt" functionality of the SIXAXIS or DualShock 3 controllers for minor or major gameplay mechanics.
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