Game terms

Updated: 11/18/2022 by Computer Hope
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Top 10 game terms
Logitech Freedom Joystick

Software
Network
Gaming website
Joystick
IC
Line of sight
RAID
Console
LOL
Game

Number

1UP
3PS
1337

A
Away From Keyboard, or AFK

AAA
Abandonware
Account sharing
Add
AFK
Aggro
Aimbot
Alias
All your base are belong to us
Alpha
Alpha access
Alpha founding
Among Us
AODRM
AoE
Apex Legends
Area of Effect
Audience
Auto aim

B
Beta Testing

B4N
Backlit keyboard
Ban
Battle.net
Battle pass
Battle royale game
BBIAB
BBL
Benchmark
Beta
Bethesda Launcher
BF
BFG
BG
Bhop
Big budget game
Bind
Bind on equip
Bind on pickup
Bind point
Biofeedback game
Black Desert Online
Blade SAS Shadow
Blockchain game
BlueStacks
BOE
Boosting
BOP
Boss
Bots
Bound
BR
BRB
Browser-based game
Buff
Build
Bunny hop
BYOC

C
Video game controller

Call of Duty
Camper
Carebear
Car game
Casual gaming
CB
CC
CD
Chain mail
Cheating
Cheese
Clan
Class
Clipping
Closed beta
Cloud gaming
COD
Con
Console
Continuum
Controller
Cooldown
Counter-Strike
Creature
Credits
Crowd control
/cry
CS
CS:GO
CTF
Custom-built PC
CYA

D
Microsoft DirectX

Damage
/dance
DC
DC'd
DD
DDO
DDR
Deathmatch
Debuff
Demo
Difficulty level
Digital distribution
Digital distribution network
Digital distribution platform
DIN
Ding
Dinosaur game
DirectX
Disconnect
DKP
DL
DLC
DLive
DM
Dmg
DND
DOT
DotA
Download
DPS
Dribbleware
DRM
Drop
DualShock
Dub
Dupe

E
ESRB game rating

E3
EA
Early access
Electronics sports
Emote
Emulator
Engine
Epic
Epic Games Launcher
EQ
ESA
E-sports
ESRB
Exp
Expansion pack
EZ

F
DOOM FPS game

F2P
Facebook Gaming
Faceroll
Fail
Famicom
Farmer
FF
FFA
FFS
First Person Shooter
First-person view
Flight Simulator
FMCDH
FML
Fortnite
FPS
Frag
Frame
Frames Per Second
Fraps
Free Fire
Free-to-play
Free-to-start
FTL
FTW
FU

G
Atari game paddle

G2G
GaaS
Gaikai
Game
Game as a service
Game control adapter
GameFi
GameMaker Studio
Game of life
Gamepad
Game paddle
GamePop
Game port
Game preview
Gamer
Gamergate
Games Explorer
Gamespy
Gamification
Gaming computer
Gaming console
Gaming controller
Gaming keyboard
Gaming laptop
Gaming mouse mat
Gaming PC
Gaming website
Gaming wheel
Gank
Garry's Mod
GCD
Gear
Gearhead
GeForce
GeForce Now
Genre
Geofence
GF
GFG
GG
GGS
GGWP
Ghosting
Gib
GJ
GL
GLHF
Glitch
Global cooldown
GM
Goat
Gold
Gone gold
GR
Grats
Grawlix
Grenade jumping
Griefer
Grind
Group
GS
GTA
GTAVC
GTG
Guild
Gunbound
Gun game

H
Child holding Hello My Name Is sign

Hacker
Hacks
Haha
Handle
Haptic feedback
Hardcore
Hax
Hearthstone
Hehe
High ping
Hit points
HoT
HP
HTC Vive
HUD
Humble Bundle

I

IC
IG
IMBA
INC
Indie game
Infotainment
In-game
Instance
Intellivision
Inventory
IRL
Item

J

Joystick

K

KEK
Kewl
Key binding
Keyboard mapping
Kick
Kill
Killer micro
KOS
KS
KYS

L
Treasure chest with loot inside

L
L2P
Lag
LAN party
Latency
/laugh
Leaderboard
Leet
Leetspeak
Level
Level editor
LFG
LFM
LFP
Line of sight
Little fish
Live service game
Llama
LMAO
LMFAO
LOD
Log
LOL
Loot
Loot box
LOS
Low ping
LPB
LSG
Ludologist

M
Screenshot of video game character

M
Machinima
Mana
Map
Mapping
Meatshield
Melee
Meta
MIA
Microtransaction
Minecraft
Minigame
Mini-map
Minnow
MLG
MMO
MMOG
MMORPG
Mob
MOBA
Mod
MOTD
Mouse pad
MP
Mt
Mud
Multiplayer

N

N1
NE1
Nerf
Network
Newbie
Nick
Ninja
Nintendo DS
Nintendo Switch
Nitro Type
Noclip
Noclipping
Noob
NP
NPC
NS
Nvidia shield

O
o rly owl

OB
Oculus Rift
Offline
OMFG
OMG
OMW
One-trick pony
Online
OnLive
OOC
OOM
Oops
OP
Open beta
Open-world
Orly
OTP
OTS
OTW
Over-the-shoulder
Owned
Ownz

P
PunkBuster logo

P2E
P2W
Packet
Paddle
Paid alpha
Party
Patch
Pay-to-earn
Pay-to-win
Paywall
PC
PEGI
Permaban
Physics engine
Ping
Pk
PL
Platformer
Player
Player killer
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
PlayStation
PlayStation 2
PlayStation 3
PlayStation 4
PlayStation Now
POG
PogChamp
Poggers
Pogo
Point-and-click
Point-and-shoot
Pop
POTG
Power leveling
Power-up
Procedural generation
Project Atlas
PS2
PS3
PS4
PSP
PST
PTR
PUBG
PUG
Pull
PunkBuster
PvE
PvP
Pwned

Q

QQ
Quad

R
Baby chick by keyboard

Race
Racing game
Ragdoll
Ragdoll physics
Ragequit
RAID
Random deathmatch
RAWR
Ray casting
Ray tracing
RDM
Release
Relog
Remap
Replay
Respawn
RetroArch
Retro gamer
Rez
Rift
RL
ROBLOX
ROBUX
Rocket jumping
Rockstar Games Launcher
Roll
Rookie
Root
RP
RPG
RSAC
RTS
Runescape
Rush
RVR

S
Screenshot of video game character face

Salty
Sandbagging
Sandbox
Save point
Screenshot
Script kiddie
Scroll
Scythe
Season pass
Shareware
Sim
Simulation
/sit
SK
Skin
Smurf
Software
Spammer
Spawn
Spawn camping
Spawn kill
Speed hacker
Speedrunning
Stack
Stadia
Stat
Steam
Steam Deck
Steam Early Access
Steam Machine
Steering wheel
STFU
Story
Story game
STR
Strafe
Strafe jumping
Streamer
Stream sniper
Stream sniping
Sub
Subscribe
Subscription
SUS

T
Twitch logo

T
Tag
Tank
TDM
Team
Team deathmatch
Teamspeak
Teleport
Teleport hacker
Third-person shooter
Third-person view
THX
Toxic
TP
TPS
Trailer
Train
Trash mob
Triple-A
Troll
TTV
Turtle
Twink
Twitch
Twitch Bits
Twitch Studio

U

Uber
Ubisoft Connect
UI
Unity
Unreal Engine
Uplay

V

VAC
Valve Anti-Cheat
VC
Vectrex
Ventrilo
VoIP
VTuber

W
Warez software CD

W
W00t
Wallpaper Engine
Warez
Warp
WASD keys
/wave
Waypoint
WB
Whale
Wii
Wii U
Windowed mode
WISP
Woot
WOW
WP
WRU
WSAD keys
WTB
WTG
WTS

X

Xbox
Xbox Live
XP
XPAC

Y

Yoke
YOLO
Yrly
YT

Z

Zerg
Zone

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