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gaming terms

TermDefinition
AI artificial intelligence, currently the most complicated program today
anime a type of Japanese animation used in shows and games
GDD global development delay
platform a game genre in which the player would have to navigate the world based on their surroundings and puzzle solving skills.
console an electronic used for different entertainment uses.
RPG short for roleplaying game, a game in which players assume the roles of characters in a fictional setting.
cut scene a sceen in between gameplay that portrays the story or soe other event.
genre a category of artistic composition
level position on a scale of amount
MMO massively multiplayer online game
quest a job in videogames that have set requirements to complete.
top-down a videogame style where the player sees the world from above
first person shooter a shooting game where you see everything from your characters perspective
SDK software development kit
ESA the U.S. association representing companies that publish computer and video games.
IDE integrated development environment, a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development.
ESRB rating entertainment software rating board, assigns age and content ratings for video games and apps
strategy a plan of action to complete a certain task
loot items acquired from finishing a certain task
YOYO a software and game publishing company
API application program interface, a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications
FPS (frames per second) the amount of frames that play in the span of a second
game screens the images shown in a videogame
Janky poor quality
grind a term used in video gaming to describe the process of engaging in repetitive tasks
gone gold the term used when a game is finished and ready to be released to the public
realm a field or domain of activity or interest.
screen shot an image of the display of an electronic device
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