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FPS

Meaning First-person shooter
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A 3D action game such as Quake, Unreal, or Call of Duty, that incorporates a first-person perspective.

Example "Doom, Wolfenstein 3D, and Marathon were some of the first FPS games."
Updated February 10, 2022
Meaning Frames per second
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Refers to how many frames a game, video, or animation can display each second; often used to measure the performance of graphics cards.

Example "With my new NVIDIA video card, I can get over 120 FPS in Quake 4!"
Updated April 1, 2022
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