Glossary of Terms
NTSC (National Television System Committee) is the standard for games commonly used in the United States and Canada. NTSC games for sale on our website will work with any PAL (UK, European and Australasian) console; however you may be required to create an Xbox Live/PSN (PlayStation Network) account in the USA to activate any future/included DLC (Downloadable Content).
PAL (Phase Alternating Line) is the standard for games commonly used in UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. All gaming systems sold in PAL countries will play all PAL, NTSC & NTSC-J discs we offer for sale. Please note: an HDMI cable is required to play NTSC games on a PlayStation 3 Console.
NTSC-J means that it is the Japanese release of the game. It is commonly used in Japan, Hong Kong & Singapore. NTSC-J games will usually have Japanese wording on the box art and will usually work on any NTSC device. Any NTSC-J games for sale on our website will work with any PAL (UK, European and Australasian) console; however you may be required to create an Xbox Live/PSN (PlayStation Network) account in Asia to activate any future/included DLC (Downloadable Content).
DLC (Downloadable Content) is additional content which is created for a released video game. DLC can be anything from extra levels or characters to updated team rosters or in-game features. DLC will require an internet connection and an account with the source of the product.
GOG.com is a digital distribution platform serving computer games and movies.
Player Points is a reward system where we offer our customers points for every dollar you spend at our website. These points can be exchanged for vouchers for money off your next order. Click here for more information about Player Points.
PEGI is a system used throughout Europe that provides parents detailed recommendations regarding the age suitability of game content in the form of age labels and content descriptors on game packages. Much like BBFC ratings for films, a PEGI 18 rating means that the game is unsuitable for people under the age of 18.
BBFC (British Board of Film Classification) is a non-governmental organization responsible for the national classification and censorship of films within the United Kingdom.
Sage Pay is Europe's leading independent payment service provider (PSP) and is one of the most trusted payment brands. SagePay handles credit card and debit card transactions in a highly secure environment.
PayPal is an online payments system that enables you to pay, send money, and accept payments without revealing your financial details. PayPal is one of the world's largest internet payment companies.
3D Secure is an extra layer of security for online transactions. It involves the use of a password that is stored against your credit/debit card and used to validate your details when paying online. MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by Visa are both examples of 3D Secure.
MasterCard SecureCode is a free security service that guards against unauthorized use of your existing MasterCard card when you shop online.
Verified by Visa
Verified by Visa is an easy-to-implement global service that helps increase both cardholder and merchant confidence in Internet purchases, and reduces disputes and fraudulent activity related to the use of Visa payment cards.