Glossary

Aah! Harimanada

Aah! Harimanada

Release date: 1993

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Sega Game Gear, Nintendo GameBoy, Sega Mega Drive

Publishers: Kodansha

Aa Harimanada (ああ播磨灘) is a Japanese media franchise that began with a 1991 manga by Kei Sadayasu published in Kodansha's Weekly Morning. An anime television series was broadcast in 1992. The series was later adapted to a video game developed and published by Sega for the Sega Game Gear and Sega Mega Drive. A port was also released on the Game Boy, released by ASK.

Angler

Release date: 1983

Genres: Sports

Publishers: Virgin Games

Angler is a fishing video game written by Dirk Olivier for the ZX Spectrum and published 1983 by Virgin Games. The player controls a boat along the top of the screen and has 100 casts to catch as many fish as possible.

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

Release date: 2006

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Mud Duck Productions, Blast Entertainment

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006 (known as AMF Xtreme Bowling in North America) is a bowling video game released for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox on June 21, 2006 in the US. It has been regarded by some critics as a poor bowling game with terrible graphics and glitchy physics.

Alley Master

Release date: 1986

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Cinematronics

Alley Master is a ten-pin bowling arcade game released by Cinematronics in 1986.

Alien Olympics 2044 AD

Alien Olympics 2044 AD

Release date: 1992

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Microsoft Dos, Nintendo GameBoy

Publishers: Ocean

Alien Olympics 2044 AD is a 1994 multiplatform futuristic sports video game.

Arcade Volleyball

Arcade Volleyball

Release date: 1988

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Dos, Commodore 64

Publishers: COMPUTE! Publications

Arcade Volleyball is a volleyball game originally written by Rhett Anderson. The author released the game later into the public domain.

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 …

AFL Live 2

AFL Live 2

Release date: 2013

Genres: Sports

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Tru Blu Entertainment

AFL Live 2 is a sports game in the AFL series of Australian rules football video games. It was developed by Wicked Witch Software and was released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 12 September 2013. The game was ported to iOS and was released on 28 May 2015 and Android on 26 September 2015. Commentary is provided by Dennis Cometti and Tom Harley.

Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley

Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley

Release date: 1998

Genres: Sports

Publishers: ASC Games

Animaniacs: Ten Pin Alley is a bowling video game released for the PlayStation in 1998. It is based on the 1996 video game Ten Pin Alley on the same system. A Nintendo 64 version was planned, but was cancelled because of the limitations of the N64 texture cache.

All Star Pro-Wrestling

All Star Pro-Wrestling

Release date: 2000

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Square

All Star Pro-Wrestling is a Japan-exclusive professional wrestling video game developed and published by Square on June 8, 2000 for the PlayStation 2. It was the first wrestling game published on this platform.All Star Pro-Wrestling was released in a period in which Square sought to diversify its catalog by producing various non-role-playing games for the PlayStation 2. The game's control relied entirely on the DualShock 2's analog sticks, although a second mode using the normal buttons was also…

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Arcade Hoops Basketball

Release date: 2009

Genres: Arcade, Sports

Platforms: Apple IOS

Publishers: Skyworks Interactive

Arcade Hoops Basketball (also called Arcade Hoops) is a basketball video game developed and published by Skyworks Interactive. It was released as a download-only title on April 17, 2009 for the iOS and on December 28, 2009 for the Nintendo DSi via the DSiWare service. This was the first game developed and published by Skyworks Interactive.

All American Football

All American Football

Release date: 1989

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Leland

All American Football is a 4-player American football arcade game released by Leland in 1989.

Archer Maclean's Pool

Archer Maclean's Pool

Release date: 1992

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Atari ST, Amiga, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Virgin Games

Archer Maclean's Pool is a computer game by Archer MacLean, published by Virgin Games in 1992 for the Commodore Amiga Atari ST and PC.

Alpine Surfer

Release date: 1996

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Namco

Alpine Surfer (アルパインサーファー, Arupain Sāfā) is a snowboarding arcade game developed and released by Namco in 1996; it runs on Namco System 22 hardware, and is based on their Alpine Racer series of snowboarding games. The game also allows two cabinets to be linked together, supporting cooperative play, much like their Final Lap and Winning Run series.

Asterix at the Olympic Games

Asterix at the Olympic Games

Release date: 2007

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform, Sports

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: Atari

Asterix at the Olympic Games is an adventure sports video game for the Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo DS developed by Étranges Libellules and published by Atari. It is loosely based on the comic with the same name and mostly based on the live action film. It was released in Europe on 9 November 2007 for the Windows, Wii, PlayStation 2 and Nintendo DS, followed by the UK release on 29 February 2008. The game also released on Xbox 360 in 2008.

Alpine Ski

Alpine Ski

Release date: 1981

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Arcade

Publishers: Taito

Alpine Ski (アルパイン・スキ一) is an Alpine skiing arcade game, released by Taito in 1981. The player controls a skier, who can move left, right, or increase forward speed. The aim is to maneuver a skier through a downhill ski course, a slalom course, and a ski jumping competition in the shortest time possible. Two players can compete against each other.

Animal Boxing

Animal Boxing

Release date: 2008

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Destineer, Gammick Entertainment

Animal Boxing is a video game developed by Spanish studio Akaoni Studio.It was published by Destineer as a physical release for all of the Nintendo DS family and by Gammick Entertainment as a DSiWare digital title. The game involves boxing with over 50 various animals by using the touchscreen; the game is played with the DS held upside down so that the touchscreen is above. In single player mode, players control a customizable human, while in multiplayer mode, which can be played with others usi…

ATP Tour Championship Tennis

ATP Tour Championship Tennis

Release date: 1994

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Sega Mega Drive

Publishers: Sega

ATP Tour Championship Tennis is a tennis videogame released by Sega in 1994.

Amped 2

Amped 2

Release date: 2003

Genres: Sports

Platforms: XBox

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

Amped 2 is a sequel to Microsoft's snowboarding game Amped, which was an Xbox launch title. The game was introduced as part of the XSN Sports lineup, which included such games as NFL Fever 2004, Links 2004, NBA Inside Drive 2004, NHL Rivals 2004, Top Spin and RalliSport Challenge 2.

Amped 3

Amped 3

Release date: 2005

Genres: Sports

Platforms: XBox 360

Publishers: 2K Sports

Amped 3 is a snowboarding game, the third installment of the Amped sports game franchise, developed by Indie Built published by 2K Sports and released exclusively for the Xbox 360 in 2005. It expands on previous versions of the Xbox exclusive games. It has also been noted for taking a more irreverent tone than previous installments, such as the inclusion of challenges in which two players compete to amass the most injuries, and for its unique cut-scenes using different visual media, from hand pu…