1UPdate: A newcomer’s guide to gaming terminology

Are you a n00b?

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If you’re not a gamer but you live with one, their conversations might sound like they’re in a foreign language sometimes. Maybe you saw someone be described as an “NPC.” Maybe you haven’t heard of a “scrub” since TLC. In this segment of 1UPdate, CultureShift aims to demystify some of these phrases so you can keep up.

Plus, we catch you up on some of the latest news in gaming, from an anti-cheat software that left potentially 9 million players’ computers open to cyber attacks, to a Fortnite choreography lawsuit.

Listen: Gaming Glossary 101.


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