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Smart Delivery is Xbox's official branding for forwards compatibility between Xbox One and Xbox Series X. Games with Smart Delivery can be purchased on Xbox One and then will receive a free upgrade to the Xbox Series X version upon release.
The 25th annual Electronic Entertainment Expo will take place June 11-13, 2019 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
A digital distribution platform operated by Epic Games.
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.
Achievements are extra challenges added into video games that sometimes carry a point value or unlock bonus material, and are sometimes solely for bragging rights.
The twenty-fourth Electronic Entertainment Expo was held June 12-14, 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
The fourteenth PAX West took place September 1-4, 2017 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
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.
The sixteenth annual PAX West took place August 30-September 2, 2019 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.
Video game combat in which combat actions are performed in real-time, rather than through a turn-based structure.
Games which allow players to interact with others over the internet.
A screen where players can adjust the luminance value of a game's visuals. This is common in horror games.
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 in which specific enhancements are made when played on an Xbox One X.
This concept is for games where at least one of the main characters is female.
The fourth major iteration of the Unreal Engine from Epic Games. This engine is said to only be suitable for the 8th generation of video game consoles and PC hardware, though it is scalable to a variety of older platforms and mobile.
Rain can heavily increase the atmosphere of a video game. Some games use it to add detail to an environment, while other games use it to make it difficult to see.
A sequel (also called a follow-up) is a game that carries forward the gameplay concepts, and often the story, of a previous game to which it is officially linked.
The act of bending at the knees from a standing position. Crouching is an essential part of many shooters and platformers, and can be used by players to stay behind cover or avoid incoming projectiles.
Cross Platform Multiplayer allows players on different gaming platforms to play with users on another platform.
Over-the-shoulder is a camera view point popularized by Resident Evil 4 that is featured in most modern third-person shooters and third-person action games.
If a person is made of metal and has circuitry instead of a circulatory system, then their game belongs on this list.
A reward system for Ubisoft games.
Not to be confused with just any metal case, SteelBook is a brand of metal packaging for disc-based media.
A mechanic often featured in multiplayer games that allows a player to stay on the battlefield after being mortally wounded, until they bleed out or are revived by a teammate.
This concept is for games in which at least one of the main characters is male.
Darkness is used in games to restrict access, increase tension, or just to set a mood. Often the player has access to a light source that can mitigate its effect.
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.
Cooperative play in games allows humans to play together as a team to accomplish a task. Instead of playing against a human opponent, the team must defeat an AI.
Cooperative Play in some games also means 2 human versus 2 human, this occurs in some Billiards games. (Scotch Doubles / Doubles)
Some first-person games that wish to immerse the player in the experience more will go as far as to include full body awareness, or the ability to see the player character's body when looking down.
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