Glossary

Audition Online

Release date: 2004

Genres: Multiplayer, Music, Online

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: YD Online

Audition Online (Korean: 오디션 온라인), also known as X-BEAT in Japan and popularly called AyoDance in Indonesia, is a free-to-play multiplayer online casual rhythm game produced by T3 Entertainment. It was originally released in South Korea in 2004 and has been localized by various publishers around the world. Audition Online is free to play, but earns revenue by selling virtual items such as clothes for the player's avatar.

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game

Release date: 1996

Genres: Adventure, Music

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Bomico Entertainment Software

Ace Ventura: The CD-Rom Game is an adventure game released for the PC on October 31, 1996, by 7th Level. The game is based on the animated series Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.

Aaero

Aaero

Release date: 2017

Genres: Music, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox One

Publishers: Mad Fellows

Aaero is a rhythm action rail shooter video game developed by the two-man British Independent video game developer Mad Fellows. Aaero was released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows, via Steam, on April 11, 2017. Aaero: Complete Edition, a version with DLC and other add-ons was released for the Nintendo Switch on December 24, 2018. It was released in Japan on December 27, 2018.

American Idol

American Idol

Release date: 2003

Genres: Music

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Publishers: Codemasters

American Idol (Pop Idol in Europe) is a music rhythm video game developed by Hothouse Creations and published by Codemasters for PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows and Game Boy Advance. It is based on the reality talent show franchise Idol.

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Alvin and the Chipmunks

Release date: 2007

Genres: Music

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: Brash Entertainment

Alvin and the Chipmunks is a 2007 video game based on the film of the same name. It follows The Chipmunks as they play their way from small venues (such as a high school prom or a civic center) to massive crowds at Burning Munk and ultimately Rockathonapalooza. The soundtrack features 40 songs, including "All the Small Things" by Blink-182, "It's Tricky" by Run-D.M.C., and "Heartbreak Hotel" by Elvis Presley. The gameplay itself is similar to other rhythm games such as Rock Band and Guitar Hero.…

AVICII Invector

Release date: 2019

Genres: Music

Publishers: Wired Productions

AVICII Invector is a 2019 multi-player music video game developed by Swedish studio, Hello There Games, with Wired Productions, in memory of Swedish DJ, Avicii. The game was released on 10 December 2019 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. An "Encore Edition" featuring an additional 10 tracks, which will also be available separately as DLC for existing owners, will be released on 8 September 2020 on all existing platforms, and Nintendo Switch. The game was originally released for …

Amazon (video game)

Amazon (video game)

Release date: 1984

Genres: Adventure, Music

Platforms: Atari ST, Apple Mac, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: Telarium

Amazon is an interactive fiction graphic adventure game. The game was published by Telarium (formerly known as Trillium) in 1984 and written by Michael Crichton.

Armin van Buuren: In the Mix

Armin van Buuren: In the Mix

Release date: 2010

Genres: Music

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Foreign Media Games

Armin van Buuren: In The Mix is a music video game for the Wii console. It was announced in May 2009 and was developed by TransGaming Technologies of Canada and published by Foreign Media Games (now Easy Interactive). The game was released in the United Kingdom on 12 November 2010.

Axel & Pixel

Axel & Pixel

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure, Music

Publishers: 2K Play

Axel & Pixel is a point-and-click adventure video game developed by Silver Wish Games. The game was released on October 14, 2009 for the Xbox 360's Xbox Live Arcade service and on October 7, 2010 for Steam. The game revolves around Axel, a painter, and his dog Pixel, who awake in a beautiful, yet perilous, dream world of Axel's own creation. Together, they must solve the mysteries of Axel's landscapes to get through the dream world by defeating the Ice Giant and helping Axel fulfill his greates…

All Star Cheer Squad

All Star Cheer Squad

Release date: 2008

Genres: Music

Platforms: Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: THQ

All Star Cheer Squad is a rhythm video game developed by Gorilla Systems for the Wii and Nintendo DS. It was released on October 27, 2008.The game is THQ's "first original property created specifically for girls".

Altered Destiny

Altered Destiny

Release date: 1990

Genres: Adventure, Music

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Accolade

Altered Destiny is a graphic adventure game released by Accolade in 1990 for MS-DOS and in 1991 for Amiga. The game was designed by Michael Berlyn and it uses a text parser interface. It is the second adventure game from Accolade and it uses the same engine as the first one, Les Manley in: Search for the King.

Alien Incident

Alien Incident

Release date: 1996

Genres: Adventure, Music

Platforms: Microsoft Dos

Publishers: GameTek

Alien Incident (Finnish: Muukalaisten yö, lit. 'Night of the Aliens') is a 1996 point-and-click graphic adventure game. It was developed by Finnish game developer Housemarque and published by GameTek for the MS-DOS platform.

Audiosurf

Audiosurf

Release date: 2008

Genres: Music, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Audiosurf, LLC

Audiosurf is a puzzle rhythm game created by Invisible Handlebar, a company founded by Dylan Fitterer. Its track-style stages visually mimic the music the player chooses, while the player races across several lanes collecting colored blocks that appear in sync with the music. The game was released on February 15, 2008 over Steam, a few days after winning the Independent Games Festival 2008 Excellence in Audio Award, heavily influenced by the soundtrack composed by Pedro Macedo Camacho. The full …

ABBA: You Can Dance

ABBA: You Can Dance

Release date: 2011

Genres: Music

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Ubisoft

ABBA: You Can Dance is a dance video game for the Wii, developed by the French gaming company Ubisoft. It was released on November 15, 2011 in North America, November 24, 2011 in Australia and November 25, 2011 in Europe. The game is a spin-off of the Just Dance series, and features 25 songs by the Swedish pop group ABBA and includes a "Karaoke Mode" which allows 2 players to sing via USB microphones.

Amplitude

Amplitude

Release date: 2003

Genres: Music

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment, Harmonix

Amplitude is a music video game developed by Harmonix for the PlayStation 2. It is the sequel to Frequency. The game was released in North America on March 24, 2003 and in Europe on September 26, 2003. In Amplitude the player controls a beat blaster ship across a lane of six tracks, each track representing a musical instrument and containing note gems that the player shoots at in time with the music. The player earns points for accurate playing and increases their scoring multiplier by playing a…

Audiosurf 2

Audiosurf 2

Release date: 2015

Genres: Music, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers:

Audiosurf 2, previously named Audiosurf Air, is a rhythm score attack video game created by Dylan Fitterer, and the sequel to Audiosurf. It was launched on October 2, 2013 for Windows through Steam Early Access, OS X and Linux versions were released on January 9, 2015. The game is Steam Workshop compatible, allowing players to create and share mods for the game. It came out of early access on May 26, 2015.

Aikatsu Friends!

Release date: 2018

Genres: Adventure, Music

Publishers: Shogakukan

Aikatsu Friends! (アイカツフレンズ!, Aikatsu Furenzu!) is an arcade collectible card game in Bandai's Data Carddass line of machines, which launched on April 5, 2018. It is the successor and spin-off to the Aikatsu! and Aikatsu Stars! series of arcade games. The game revolves around using collectible cards featuring various clothes to help aspiring idols pass auditions. An anime television adaptation by BN Pictures aired from April 5, 2018 to September 26, 2019, replacing the Aikatsu Stars! series. A ma…

Amadeus Revenge

Release date: 1988

Genres: Music

Platforms: Commodore 64

Publishers: Systems Editoriale s.r.l.http://www.gamebase64.com/game.php?id=272&d=45 Publisher information at GameBase 64

Amadeus Revenge is a music-based shoot 'em up game published by System Editoriale s.r.l. in 1988 for the Commodore 64. The game was developed using the SEUCK (Shoot'Em-Up Construction Kit).