Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

hardcoreWhen referring to games, hardcore is a player with above average skills, abilities, or a player who plays more than the average player.

Hardcore may also refer to how a player plays a game, for example, in a MMORPG game, a PvP server is often considered more hardcore than a non-PvP server.

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