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In fighting games, an Enhanced Special Move (also known as an EX Move) is a more powerful variation of a character's standard special move, though it is usually not as strong as a super attack.
GGPO (Good Game Peace Out) is an open source middleware designed to minimize lag when playing online fighting games.
A grappler is a combatant in a fighting game whose best attack strategies usually revolve around throwing their opponents around the stage.
"Hand to hand. It is the basis of all combat." -Gray Fox
A style of Japanese swordfighting where the user holds his or her sword (usually a katana) in the sheath until it is ready for an attack; they pull the sword, attack, and return it to the sheath in continuous, swift motions.
Martial arts are a popular set of skills that many video game characters possess. Martial arts are the cornerstone of any fighting game, and have influenced many platforming and adventure games.
A technical feature in many 2D fighters that allows special moves to be executed by releasing or depressing a button, rather than exclusively being activated by pressing down a button.
An online digital distribution system for arcade games in Japan.
Parrying is a specialized block mechanic, often with a tight input window, which prevents the player from taking damage. While some games allow this through a timed directional input towards the opponent, other games tie this to deliberate block inputs as a "Perfect Guard".
Shoryuken is the move made famous by Ryu and Ken Masters of the Street Fighter franchise. Shoryuken translates to "Rising Dragon Fist" but most English speakers simply refer to it as the "Dragon Punch."
Slashing weapons are designed to cut and slice rather than causing blunt trauma. Examples include swords, axes, claws, naginatas, or even whips.
A digital distribution service owned by Valve Corporation. Originally created to distribute Valve's own games, Steam has since become the de facto standard for digital distribution of PC games.
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 special combo-move in fighting games that is executable after building a meter throughout the match (or round).
A series of arcade system boards from Taito that uses commodity PC hardware. It is commonly used for third-party Japanese arcade games and pachinko machines since 2004.
For games that have either wholly or partly Japanese title names.
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