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Video Game Abbreviations

This Glossary lists common video game abbreviations. Please see this forum thread to discuss additions/modifications to this Glossary. Only with your help can this Glossary be updated and improved - thank you!

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7DtD - 7 Days to Die


AoE - Any game in the Age of Empires franchise.


BG - Any game in the Baldur's Gate series.

BS - Any game in the Banner Saga series.

BS - Any game in the BioShock series.

BS - Any game in the Broken Sword series.


CoD - Any game in the Call of Duty franchise.

CoH - Any game in the Company of Heroes series.

CS:GO - Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

CT - Chrono Trigger


DA - Any game in the Dragon Age series.

DAH - Destroy All Humans!

D&D/DnD - Any game in the Dungeons & Dragons franchise.

DMC - Any game in the Devil May Cry franchise.

DS - Any game in the Dark Souls series.


FF - Any game in the Final Fantasy franchise.

FNV - Fallout: New Vegas


GH - Any game in the Guitar Hero franchise.

GoW - Gears of War

GoW - God of War

GTA - Any game in the Grand Theft Auto franchise.


HL - Any game in the HλLF-LIFE franchise.

HoN - Heroes of Newerth




KCD - Kingdom Come: Deliverance

KH - Any game in the Kingdom Hearts franchise.


LiS - Life is Strange

LLtQ - Long Live The Queen

LOZ - Any game in the Legend of Zelda franchise.


M&B - Mount & Blade

MCotD - Mordheim: City of the Damned

ME - Any game in the Mass Effect series.

MGS - Any game in the Metal Gear franchise, specifically those with "Metal Gear Solid" in the title.

MH - Any game in the Monster Hunter franchise.

MTGO - Magic: The Gathering Online




PES - Any game in the Pro Evolution Soccer series.

PoE - Path of Exile

PoE - Pillars of Eternity




RDR - Red Dead Redemption

RE - Any game in the Resident Evil franchise.


TES - Any game in the Elder Scrolls franchise.

TftB - Tales from the Borderlands

TitS - Any game in the The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky series.

TLG - The Last Guardian

ToCS - Any game in the The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel series.

TW3 - The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt






WoW - Any game in the Warcraft franchise, specifically those with "World of Warcraft" in the title.






ZOE - Any game in the Zone of the Enders series.

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