Definitions

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  • noun video games A minor or incidental game within a larger video game.

Etymologies

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mini- +‎ game

Examples

  • A new mic minigame has also been added to garner you a little extra cash, but the amount is so small that the minigame is a moot effort.

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  • After the party defeated Nue, we gained access to the fishing minigame which is a sidequest you can continue to make use of for the whole duration of the game, with gradually progressing quality of the items available with its help.

    WN.com - Business News

  • After the party defeated Nue, we gained access to the fishing minigame which is a sidequest you can continue to make use of for the whole duration of the game, with gradually progressing quality of the items available with its help.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Before the term "minigame" became a four-letter word, it used to be a pleasant surprise to have a separate, simple game within the confines of another.

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  • Before the term "minigame" became a four-letter word, it used to be a pleasant surprise to have a separate, simple game within the confines of another.

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  • After the party defeated Nue, we gained access to the fishing minigame which is a sidequest you can continue to make use of for the whole duration of the game, with gradually progressing quality of the items available with its help.

    WN.com - Business News

  • I'm skeptical because the word "minigame" is in the description, but the gameplay sounds like

    Gaming Nexus

  • Additionally, like many recent games, GoW includes a "minigame" mode, in which you must match a series of button presses and analog stick gestures displayed on screen.

    MobileTechReview

  • Too easy, too safe and was much more to have an enjoyable final "minigame" than to have something that felt like "omg this is the final battle, this is it! all my training, all my sacrifice for this final moment!"

    GoNintendo.com Podcast

  • Additionally, like many recent games, GoW includes a "minigame" mode, in which you must match a series of button presses and analog stick gestures displayed on screen.

    MobileTechReview

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