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An applause is the act of a crowd or group of people clapping their hands, usually in response to something awesome that happened.
Artificial Intelligence, or AI, commonly refers to the programmed behaviors of NPCs in a game, whether it's the fact that a soldier takes cover behind a wall in Gears of War, or that townspeople cheer upon your arrival to their village in Fable.
Bats, hammers, wrenches, maces, staves, or even brass knuckles. These are weapons intended for blunt trauma rather than cutting or slicing.
When a venue in a fighting or wrestling game is enclosed around the combatants. This generally prevents ring-outs.
Character Creation refers to characters created by players themselves, rather than developers.
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.
Any spoken words conjunct with and descriptive of on-screen action . This is prevalent in most sports games.
Create-A modes allows the user to create the sports captain of their dreams, their own action hero, or the next Hulk Hogan of wrestling.
These games let players see the credits without needing to play the game first.
A large mass of people. This is most commonly seen in sports games where the crowd consists of a large amount of spectators.
Some games let players customize their character (or characters). Degree of customization may vary, with some games simply allowing to choose between different types of clothes, while others provide more detailed tinkering of features such as the distance between a character's eyes or hair color.
DNAS was Sony's solution to all of the online cheating on PS2 games. It was also introduced as a means to discourage and prevent illegal copies of games to be played online.
The 2004 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) took place at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California on May 11-13. This was the 10th annual E3.
Females with the double X chromosome, contrary to the fighters of the XY variety.
Finishing moves are typically moves that end a fight in a traditional fighting game.
Games based on TV shows, which includes live-action and cartoons.
It is believed that Frank Herbert's Dune books were the first to popularize the concept of a giant worm that is capable of devouring a person whole without even noticing it.
Games that feature characters whose hair movement is governed by a physics engine.
Video games developed in Japan but based on Western IPs.
From Beat-em-ups to fighting games to modern FPS, one dude hitting another has made an enjoyable pastime.
Start doesn't mean "A". Start means "start", son. Kids these days...
Characters controlled by the game for players to interact with, as opposed to player characters which are controlled by whomever is playing the game.
Options menus give you the option to change anything the game lets you change. Whether you want subtitles or not, sound effects or not, the game to be harder or not, anything you want that the game lets you change, you can change in the options menu.
A piledriver is a professional wrestling move in which the wrestler grabs his opponent, turns him upside-down, and drives the opponent's head into whatever happens to be below.
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!
Product placement is the act of using branded products in high visibility settings inside movies and games in exchange for special consideration, financial purchases or otherwise. In recent years, it has become more apparent.
Professional wrestlers have appeared in loads of games over the years.
Games that include real photography on the game's cover.
These men and women are present to officiate sporting events and racing games. Notable referees in the article are: Lakitu, John Madden, Punch-Out! Referee and DJ Jazzman.
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