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Nerfing, ragequit, GG: PlayStation compiles an ultimate list of essential gaming terminology and slangs

The list, arranged in alphabetical order, includes commonly used slangs and terminologies among players.

Harshiyne Maran

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Published: 31 May 2022, 4:32 PM

 For those who often feel lost in the flurry of terms thrown out by your friends during a gaming session, PlayStation’s latest glossary might just help you navigate your next session better.

PlayStation has published an extensive list of most frequently used gaming terminologies and slang phrases used by gamers titled PlayStation Ultimate Gaming Glossary.

The terms are presented in alphabetical order with explanation, much like a dictionary. 

Some abbreviations that make an appearance on the list include “GG” (good game) and “OP” (overpowered). 

Slangs like “git gud” (persevering through a hard level), “noob” (a derogatory way to describe inexperienced players) and “rage quit” (terminating gameplay due to frustration) are also featured.

The glossary also contains technical terms like “tanking” (a common role in raid-style team play), “HP” (a short form referring to a player’s health points) and “loot” (in-game rewards that players accumulate. 

Interested in brushing up your gaming language? Refer to the full list of gaming terms on the PlayStation website.

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