Tank – character that can absorb a lot of damage, either through high health or armor or both.
Wombo combo – when two (or more) characters special attacks can be and are used very well together
Noob – someone new to the game
Scrub – someone bad at the game
Aimbot – A modified game file on your computer that aims for you. If you use this, you’re a hacker.
Buff – makes a weapon/character better.
Cheese – a cheap strategy that either gets a win fast or if it fails, puts your enemy ahead by a lot. (zerg rush)
ESports – Gaming at a professional level and getting paid big money to do so.
Grief(er) – when someone intentionally ruins the game for others (more of an English terms than a gaming one)
Lag – When a player’s connection is unreliable (or server) and causes inputs from the controller to not be registered in time and hurts performance.
PvP/PvE – Player vs. Player / Player vs. Environment
QTE – Quick time event – see boss battles from the Naruto Storm games.