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Action An action game is a video game genre that emphasizes physical challenges, including hand–eye coordination and reaction-time. ...
Anime The characters at some point throughout the series have to go from point A to point B, so at some point, while they may not stock up on items and equipment always, many characters do and then set out off towards the horizon.
Assets Game assets include everything that can go into a game, including 3D models, sprites, sound effects, music, code snippets and modules, and even complete projects that can be used by a game engine. Here's a list of examples: 2D/3D Design: Characters
console A console game is a form of interactive multimedia used for entertainment. The game consists of manipulable images (and usually sounds) generated by a video game console and displayed on a television or similar audio-video system. ...
Cut Scene A cut scene is a time in a video game where the game stops and the player watches something happen. Usually cut scenes tell part of the story, such as showing characters talking or having a narrator say what is going on
ESA The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is the trade association of the video game industry in the United States. It was formed in April 1994 as the Interactive Digital Software Association
ESRB Rating The Entertainment Software Rating Board is an American self-regulatory organization that assigns age and content ratings to consumer video games.
Events a thing that happens, especially one of importance.
First Person Shooter a type of video game whose gameplay involves shooting enemies and other targets and in which a player views the action as though through the eyes of the character they are controlling.
Frames Per Second FPS stand for frames per second, a measurement for how many unique consecutive images a camera can handle each second. Low-end digital still cameras typically have a frame rate of 1fps. Low end digital video cameras typically have a frame rate of 30fps.
Game Screens Genre A video game genre is a specific category of games related by similar gameplay characteristics. Video game genres are not usually defined by the setting or story of the game or its medium of play, but by the way the player interacts with the game.
GML Game Maker is a game development software application written by Mark Overmars in the Delphi programming language. It is designed to allow its users to easily develop computer games
Gone Gold “Going gold” refers to approval for the Gold Master Copy of the game — IE, the very first ready-for-release, shippable version of the game that's going to get pressed on discs, put up in online storefronts, and so on.
Janky The Urban Dictionary defines janky as "inferior quality; held in low social regard; old and dilapidated; refers almost exclusively to inanimate material objects, not to people."
Loot Loot is meant to reward the player for progressing in the game, and are therefore usually of superior quality to items that can be purchased.
MMO A massively multiplayer online game is an online game with large numbers of players, typically from hundreds to thousands, on the same server. MMOs usually feature a huge, persistent open world, although some games differ.
Object A game object generally represents a particular object or element in your game that can emit a sound, including characters, weapons, ambient objects, such as torches, and so on.
Origin Point As of May 28, 2013, Origin has introduced "Origin Points", which purportedly helps track your achievements in some of EA's games on PC. ... Origin Points help you track your achievements and measure your progress while playing some of our games
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