Glossary

A-10 Tank Killer

A-10 Tank Killer

Release date: 1989

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Dynamix

A-10 Tank Killer is a 1989 combat flight simulator video game for DOS developed and published by Dynamix. An Amiga version was released in 1990. The game features an A-10 Thunderbolt II attack aircraft. Following the success of Red Baron, version 1.5 was released in 1991 which included Gulf War missions and improved graphics and sounds. Several mission packs were sold separately. A sequel published by Sierra, Silent Thunder: A-10 Tank Killer II, was released in 1996.

Air Conflicts

Air Conflicts

Release date: 2006

Genres: Action, Arcade, Combat, Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Frogster Interactive

Air Conflicts is an arcade combat flight simulator video game set in World War II. It was developed by 3Division Entertainment and published by Frogster Interactive. The game was released in April 2006.

AV-8B Harrier Assault

AV-8B Harrier Assault

Release date: 1992

Genres: Action, Combat, Flight, Real-time, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Domark

AV-8B Harrier Assault is a combat flight simulator/realtime strategy game developed by Simis and first published by Domark in 1992.

Adventure Capitalist

Adventure Capitalist

Release date: 2014

Genres: Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

AdVenture Capitalist is a free-to-play incremental video game developed and published by Hyper Hippo Productions. It was first released for browsers and Android in 2014, for iOS (published by Kongregate), Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux in 2015, and for PlayStation 4 in 2016. AdVenture Capitalist allows players to live like a capitalist and invest funds into certain products to generate revenue, by starting out with a single lemonade stand. The more revenue generated, the higher the player's …

Airport Tycoon

Airport Tycoon

Release date: 2003

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: TalonSoft, Global Star Software

Airport Tycoon is a business simulation game released for Windows 95/98 in 2000. It was developed in the United Kingdom by Krisalis Software (now defunct). In Airport Tycoon, the player must successfully build and manage an airport without going bankrupt. There have been two sequels created for Airport Tycoon: Airport Tycoon 2 and Airport Tycoon 3. There was to be a Nintendo 64 version released as well, but this version was cancelled for unknown reasons.

American Civil War: From Sumter to Appomattox

Release date: 1996

Genres: Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Interactive Magic

American Civil War: From Sumter to Appomattox is a video game developed by American studio Adanac Command Systems and published by Interactive Magic for Windows.

Automation

Release date:

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Camshaft Software

Automation is a simulation video game developed by Camshaft Software for Microsoft Windows that allows the player to create and run a virtual car company and design vehicles to sell. It is currently available via Steam.

ActRaiser

ActRaiser

Release date: 1990

Genres: Management, Platform, Simulation

Platforms: Super Nes

Publishers: Enix

ActRaiser (アクトレイザー, Akutoreizā) is a 1990 platform and city-building simulation game for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System developed by Quintet and published by Enix, combining traditional side-scrolling platforming with urban planning god game sections. A sequel, ActRaiser 2, was released for the Super NES in 1993. In 2007, ActRaiser became available on the Wii's Virtual Console download service in Europe, North America, and Japan. A version of the game was also released for European mobi…

Ace Combat: Joint Assault

Ace Combat: Joint Assault

Release date: 2010

Genres: Action, Arcade, Combat, Flight, Simulation

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Namco Bandai Games

Ace Combat: Joint Assault, or Ace Combat X² Joint Assault (エースコンバットX² ジョイントアサルト, Ēsu Konbatto Ekkusu Tsū Jointo Asaruto) in Japan, is a 2010 3D arcade, combat flight video game developed by Access Games and published by Namco Bandai Games for the PlayStation Portable. It is the second in the series released for the PlayStation Portable and the fourth for a portable platform. It is also the first game in the Ace Combat franchise to be set in the real world. The game was released on 26 August 2010…

Airforce Delta

Airforce Delta

Release date: 1999

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Nintendo GameBoy Color, Sega Dreamcast

Publishers: Konami

Airforce Delta (エアフォース デルタ, Eafōsu Deruta), known as Deadly Skies in Europe, is a video game released in 1999 for the Dreamcast. It was both developed and published by Konami. The game is a 3D aerial combat simulation, featuring many jet fighter aircraft. The game is single player only and has been compared to Ace Combat by GameSpy and GameSpot. At the time of the game's release, Airforce Delta was the only combat flight simulation game available for the Dreamcast. A Game Boy Color version of A…

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Release date: 2017

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a free-to-play social simulation mobile game in Nintendo's Animal Crossing series for iOS and Android devices. It was released in Australia in October 2017, and worldwide the following month. The game continues the series of social simulations that allow players to interact with a small campsite with various campers, performing small tasks, engaging in commerce, and decorating living spaces.

Air Inferno

Air Inferno

Release date: 1990

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Taito

Air Inferno is a 1990 flight simulation arcade video game, developed and released by Taito, in Japan, North America, and the United Kingdom.Like its predecessor Top Landing (1988), Air Inferno used flat-shaded, 3D polygon graphics. Both games ran on the Taito Air System hardware, which used 68000 (12 MHz) and Z80 (4 MHz) microprocessors as CPU and a TMS320C25 (24 MHz) digital signal processor as GPU.

Age of Sail II

Age of Sail II

Release date: 2001

Genres: Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: TalonSoft

Age of Sail II (Russian: Век Парусников II) is a 2001 computer wargame developed by Akella. It is the sequel to Age of Sail. It has similar historically accurate game play, and is enhanced with 3D graphics and a free-floating camera. Unlike the original Age of Sail, the sequel's maps are embellished with strategic landmasses. Age of Sail II accurately portrays the mighty fighting ships from 1775 to 1820, and has a realistic combat engine. You can play its campaign which includes a full career la…

Airforce Delta Strike

Airforce Delta Strike

Release date: 2004

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Konami

Airforce Delta Strike, known as Airforce Delta: Blue Wing Knights (エアフォースデルタ ブルーウイングナイツ, Eafōsu Deruta Burū Wingu Naitsu) in Japan and Deadly Skies III in Europe, is the third installment in the Konami Airforce Delta series. It was released in 2004 exclusively on the PlayStation 2. It plays very similarly to the previous Airforce Delta games.

AeroWings

AeroWings

Release date: 1999

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: Sega Dreamcast

Publishers:

AeroWings, known in Japan as Aero Dancing featuring Blue Impulse (エアロダンシング featuring Blue Impulse), is a flight simulator for Sega's Dreamcast video game console. The player can train with squads, learn the ropes of handling the aircraft, and doing tricks after mastering the different stunts. The difference between the Japanese and other versions outside the country was, as the Japanese version was only licensed by Japan Air Self-Defense Force's Blue Impulse aerobatic display team, it featured l…

Armored Core: Verdict Day

Armored Core: Verdict Day

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Real-time, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers:

Armored Core: Verdict Day is a mech action game developed by FromSoftware for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is the 15th installment in the Armored Core series, and was released worldwide in September 2013.

Anno 2070

Anno 2070

Release date: 2011

Genres: Real-time, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

Anno 2070 is a city-building and economic simulation game, with real-time strategy elements. It is the 5th game of the Anno series. It was released on 17 November 2011, and was co-developed by the German studios Related Designs and Blue Byte, and published by Ubisoft. Anno 2070 required Uplay to operate as an always online DRM System, later removed for receiving severe criticism from players.

Autobahn Police Simulator

Autobahn Police Simulator

Release date: 2015

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple IOS

Publishers: Aerosoft GmbH

Autobahn Police Simulator (Autobahn Polizei Simulator in German) is a police driving simulation game developed by Z-Software and published by Aerosoft GmbH. The sequel version of the game was released on December 7, 2017. The game sets on Germany's highway named Autobahn (Approximately 40 km (25 miles) on the game). The game supports a gaming wheel for it to be more enjoyable and a third-person view or to first-person view. There are 40 missions in the game and free play mode is available. Playe…

American Pool

American Pool

Release date: 2002

Genres: Sports, Simulation

Publishers: Digicube, Mud Duck Productions, Midas Interactive Entertainment

American Pool (known as Billiard King in Japan) is a Sports simulation video game released for the PlayStation.The game offers three game modes. Training mode lets the players learn the controls and techniques of the game while playing in trickshot-style levels. pocket Game lets players play against either the computer or a friend in five different pool games; 9-Ball, 8-Ball, Basic, Rotation and 14-1 Rack. Pool Contest is a tournament mode which they can create their own player and earn special …

Amazon Trail II

Amazon Trail II

Release date: 1996

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: MECC

Amazon Trail II is a simulation video game developed by The Adventure Company and published by MECC for the Macintosh and Windows. It was released in September 1996. The game is a spin-off of The Oregon Trail. It is the second video game in the Amazon Trail video game series, succeeding The Amazon Trail and preceding Amazon Trail 3rd Edition.It was included in a games bundle with the Quantex 5500, and in the Trail Mix Social Studies Bundle with The Oregon Trail 3rd Edition and MayaQuest: The Mys…