Shovelware: Typically a game rushed through development with many flaws in the end. Most of the time these games are unplayable and just end up sitting on a shelf.
Shmup or STG: Shoot Em’ Up: A subgenre of the shooter, where typically a spaceship or airplane faces wave after wave of enemies.
Complete: All the original contents are included.
Incomplete: Missing some of the original contents.
CIB / NIB: Means Complete in Box and New in Box.
FMV (Fair Market Value): This is the average selling price by third party sellers on eBay and other selling platforms.
CE (Collector’s Edition): Pretty self explanatory, these are limited editions with special
Y-Yolds: A type of factory seal that are folded like the shape of the letter Y.
LRG: Limited Run Games
SLG: Strictly Limited Games
SRG: Special Reserve Games
Limited Run Stickers and Postcards: These were giving away as a bonus with each game up to Deemo for the Vita. The Bunker was the last postcard for the PS4 and Broken Age was the last sticker.
Limited Run Trading Cards: These replaced the stickers and postcards. The common trading cards are silver and the rare trading cards are gold. The first LRG trading card was for Furi.
AAA: A high budget game and typically a mainstream game with a ton of popularity.
ARPG: Action Role Playing Game
JRPG: Japanese RolePLaying Game
DMR: Digital Rights Management
Publisher: The company that finances, distributes and markets the game like Limited Run.
Developer: The company that makes the game.