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Sure, these days have almost every game sporting the newfangled 3D, but way back when, everyone had to live with plain old 2D. 2D, or two dimensions, limit the game to scrolling backgrounds, but some games even now make use of this basic concept.
Fighting games which include a roster that consists entirely of women.
The ability to stop or reduce the damage from an oncoming attack.
A boss fight is a culminating challenge that pits the player against one or more enemies representing a greater threat and/or difficulty than those previously faced. These scenarios typically feature unique antagonists.
A concept in games with multiple characters, a screen with pictures of all playable characters with the possibility of stat listings.
Typically found in fighting games, combos are a series of strung-together moves.
A quick burst of speed that propels the player slightly forward or backwards.
Digital Distribution is the concept of purchasing digital media via the internet and having it sent to the user directly via the internet. No physical representation of this content is given but the content resides on the users hard drive and is legally owned by them.
The concept of using two weapons at once, often for more damage at the cost of accuracy, the use of a shield, grenades, or other similar accessories.
Frequently seen in RPGs and Fighting games, The EHI helps you calculate the current health of your opponent.
The last boss you face in a game, usually representing the final climax of the game.
A form of gauge seen in some fighting games. As a character guards against attacks, the meter depletes. The guard is broken if the meter empties.
Health is a value that gauges how much damage players can take in a game before they die or pass out. Also known as life in some games. Health is usually represented by a bar or a percentage instead of an exact amount. Found in most non sport games
IndieGameStand is a website that features and promotes a new independent game every 96 hours (4 days) for gamers to purchase at a discounted price.
It's arguably the one move that symbolizes the medium to those outside it. The ability to jump, be it onto a building, a platform, or a skull, is one of the all time most important abilities ever put in a video game.
The concept of affecting the universe through supernatural methods, breaking the fundamental laws of science.
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
A fighting game concept in which a player using a particular character can fight against either the CPU or another player using the same character.
OnLive is a streaming service that utilizes cloud computing technology to stream videogames straight to the consumer's computer or TV.
Player versus Player, commonly abbreviated as PvP, is a gaming term that originated in MMOs to refer to gameplay in which players fight against other player controlled characters.
Characters that are designed to be scantily-clad.
Female video game characters are often designed with impossible figures and proportions, outfits that are unrealistic, or end up in completely over-the-top poses designed to show off their bodies. Famous examples include Ivy from Soul Calibur series, and the entire female cast of Dead or Alive.
Featured mainly in fighting games, special attacks usually require more than just pressing a button to activate. They are usually unique or at least varied between characters.
Steam is a digital distribution service owned by Valve. Originally created to distribute its own games, Steam has since expanded to become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games, and supports community features, downloadable content and achievements. Starting 2010, Steam now offers Mac games; Linux games were added in 2012.
Games that have been accepted by Valve through Steam's Greenlight service.
Steam Trading Cards is a built in feature in the Steam client. It lets users collect cards from certain games and trade them and receive rewards for complete sets.
A website where you can submit, find, rate, and download new content and modifications for some Steam games.
Like a critical hit, this is a special action invoked from certain attacks in games or caused randomly on attacks by a character's statistic. It causes opponents to lose the ability to attack back for a certain period of time, and usually invokes the hit character to go into a special animation.
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