German Video Game VocabularyWord List & Pronunciation

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27.11.2023

Video games are a popular form of entertainment, and if you're a gaming enthusiast learning German, it's great to know some gaming-related vocabulary. In this blog post, we'll cover some very useful German video game words.

Gaming Devices Vocabulary

Let's start with some vocabulary related to gaming devices:

die Konsole
console
der Computer
computer
das Smartphone
smartphone
der Controller
controller
die Maus
mouse
die Tastatur
keyboard

Game Genres Vocabulary

Next, let's learn some words for different video game genres:

das Actionspiel
action game
das Rollenspiel
role-playing game (RPG)
das Abenteuerspiel
adventure game
das Rätselspiel
puzzle game
das Strategiespiel
strategy game
das Sportspiel
sports game

In-Game Actions Vocabulary

Now, let's discover some words for actions you might perform while playing video games:

springen
to jump
schießen
to shoot
rennen
to run
klettern
to climb
erkunden
to explore
sammlen
to collect

Multiplayer Vocabulary

If you enjoy playing multiplayer games, here are some words related to multiplayer gaming:

der Mehrspielermodus
multiplayer mode
das Team
team
der Chat
chat
der Wettbewerb
competition
die Allianz
alliance
der Gegner
opponent

Game Vocabulary

Lastly, let's explore some general words related to video games:

das Level
level
die Belohnung
reward
die Herausforderung
challenge
die Geschichte
story
die Mission
mission
die Highscore
high score

With these video game-related words, you'll be ready to play and talk about games in German. Have fun gaming and practicing your German skills at the same time!

Happy gaming (gg & hf) 🎮


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