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Damage direction indicator

Video game concept

Has an indicator for from which direction the player character is taking damage from.

77
games
8
platforms

Alternate name: Attack direction indicator

The first video game about Damage direction indicator was released on July 25, 1998.

Valve, Sierra and Electronic Arts has published most of these games

Generally this battles the lack of physical feeling in games where you can't tell in which side of the body you're being hit on. Of course, having an indicator for the front is silly, but usually there regardless.

Usually only seen in 1st person games, sometimes in 3rd person, and even in them only if player has free look.