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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 …

Albert & Otto

Release date: 2015

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: K Bros Games

Albert & Otto is a 2D atmospheric puzzle platform video game developed and published by independent video game developer K Bros Games. The game will release as four stand-alone episodes, with the first episode titled "The Adventure Begins" releasing on October 28, 2015 for Microsoft Windows and OS X. The art style was inspired by Tim Burton's early stop-motion films, with a story set in pre-World War II Germany.

Age of Wonders III

Age of Wonders III

Release date: 2014

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Triumph Studios → Paradox Interactive

Age of Wonders III is a 4X turn-based strategy video game developed and published by Dutch developer Triumph Studios. It is the fourth game in the Age of Wonders series, following Age of Wonders, Age of Wonders II: The Wizard's Throne and Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic released in 1999, 2002, and 2003 respectively. It was released on March 31, 2014 through digital distribution, as well as through retail in select territories for Microsoft Windows. A port to Linux and OS X was released on April 14,…

Atari Vault

Atari Vault

Release date: 2016

Genres: Adventure, Racing, Role-playing, Sports

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Atari

Atari Vault is a collection of one hundred video games that Atari had produced for arcade cabinets and its Atari 2600 home console system, dating from the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. The collection was developed by Code Mystics, who had helmed similar collections of Atari games to other platforms, to work on Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux via the Steam client. The games, where possible, have been updated to include modern-day features such as local and online multiplayer and online leaderboard…

Armikrog

Armikrog

Release date: 2015

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, Wii U, XBox One

Publishers: Versus Evil

Armikrog (stylized as Armikrog.) is a stop-motion point-and-click adventure comedy game by Doug TenNapel in partnership with Pencil Test Studios and Versus Evil for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, Wii U and Xbox One. It is a spiritual successor to The Neverhood, and is developed by many members of the same team. Like The Neverhood, Armikrog uses clay animation.

Apotheon

Apotheon

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Platform, Role-playing

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

Publishers: Alientrap

Apotheon is an action platformer video game developed and published by Alientrap for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, and PlayStation 4. The game was released on Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 on February 3, 2015 and on OS X and Linux on February 10, 2015. Apotheon is Alientrap's second commercial game and utilizes a unique art style based on ancient Greek pottery, particularly in the black-figure pottery style.

Attractio

Attractio

Release date: 2016

Genres: First-person, Puzzle, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, PS Vita

Publishers: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Attractio is a single player game by Mexican developers GameCoder Studios, Renderfarm Studios and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment. Attractio takes place in the Entertainment Space Station (ESS), an artificial satellite orbiting Mars where players will solve deadly physics-based puzzles using gadgets that manipulate gravity. This futuristic puzzle platformer draws its gameplay inspiration from games like Portal, while also being inspired by futuristic stories like those similar to Running Ma…

A New Beginning

A New Beginning

Release date: 2010

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX, Apple IOS

Publishers: Lace InternationalPublished under the name Lace Mamba Global:

A New Beginning is a point-and-click adventure video game developed by Daedalic Entertainment and published by Lace Mamba Global for Microsoft Windows, OS X and iOS.

A Slower Speed of Light

A Slower Speed of Light

Release date: 2012

Genres: First-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers:

A Slower Speed of Light is a freeware video game developed by MIT Game Lab that demonstrates the effects of special relativity by gradually slowing down the speed of light to a walking pace. The game runs on the Unity engine using the own open source OpenRelativity toolkit.

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

Release date: 2013

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, XBox One

Publishers: Frictional Games

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is a survival horror video game developed by The Chinese Room and published by Frictional Games. Originally meant to be a mod by The Chinese Room, the game is an indirect sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent, which was both developed and produced by Frictional Games. While set in the same universe as the previous game, it features a new cast of characters and time setting.The game became available to pre-order on 16 August 2013, and was released on 10 September 2013 to…

A Virus Named TOM

A Virus Named TOM

Release date: 2012

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, PS Vita

Publishers: Misfits Attic

A Virus Named TOM is a puzzle game for Windows, macOS, Linux, and PlayStation Vita, though it was planned for Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. It was developed by the independent American game developer Misfits Attic, and the PC versions were released worldwide on August 1, 2012. The PlayStation Vita version was released on April 5, 2016 as a part of the Instant Game Collection titles for PlayStation Plus.

Among the Sleep

Among the Sleep

Release date: 2014

Genres: Action, Adventure, Horror, Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, XBox One

Publishers: Krillbite Studio

Among the Sleep is a first-person survival horror action-adventure video game developed by Norwegian developer Krillbite Studio for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It was released on 29 May 2014 in North America for the PC. The PlayStation 4 version was released on 10 December 2015 whilst the Xbox One version was released on 3 June 2016. A definitive remaster titled Among The Sleep: Enhanced Edition was released for PC on November 2, 2017, and later released for PS4, …

Alien Arena

Release date: 2004

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers:

Alien Arena (initially CodeRED: Alien Arena) is a free, stand-alone first-person shooter computer game. Begun by COR Entertainment in 2004, the game combines a 1950s-era sci-fi atmosphere with gameplay similar to the Quake, Doom, and Unreal Tournament series. Alien Arena focuses mainly on online multiplayer action, although it does contain single-player matches against bots. Alien Arena has been released for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD. While the game's content is proprietary fre…

Angry Birds Seasons

Angry Birds Seasons

Release date: 2010

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Rovio Mobile

Angry Birds Seasons was the second puzzle video game in the Angry Birds series, developed by Rovio Mobile. Based on Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons was released for devices using Apple's iOS in October 2010 and then it was released on other platforms starting in December 2010. There have been no new releases since the release of Ragnahog on December 1, 2016 and it was removed from App Store and Google Play in December 2018.

Astronot

Astronot

Release date: 2012

Genres: Adventure, Platform

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX, Apple IOS

Publishers: Wade McGillis

Astronot is a 2012 action-adventure platform game created by indie developer Wade McGillis. It is similar to the Metroid series.

Avernum 2: Crystal Souls

Avernum 2: Crystal Souls

Release date: 2015

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Avernum 2: Crystal Souls is a single-player role-playing video game developed by Spiderweb Software. It is the second game in the Avernum trilogy. The game was released for OS X and Microsoft Windows in January 2015, The iPad version was released on the App Store on April 15, 2015.Avernum 2 was released simultaneously on Steam, GOG.com, and the web site of Spiderweb Software.

At the Gates

Release date: 2019

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, Apple IOS

Publishers: Conifer Games

At the Gates is a 4X strategy video game by Jon Shafer, the lead designer of Civilization V. Like Civilization V, the game is played on a hex map. Players control a barbarian tribe, and their aim is to accelerate the fall of the Western Roman Empire. The map changes with the seasons, and resources are gradually depleted, forcing the players to migrate their tribe.After realizing he missed being able to work on a video game instead of managing its production, Shafer first announced At the Gate…

Age of Mythology

Age of Mythology

Release date: 2002

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

Age of Mythology (AoM) is a real-time strategy video game developed by Ensemble Studios and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It was released on October 30, 2002 in North America and a week later in Europe.A spin-off from the Age of Empires series, Age of Mythology takes some of its inspiration from mythology and legends of the Greeks, Egyptians, and Norse, rather than from actual historical events. Many gameplay elements are similar to the Age of Empires series. Its campaign follows an Atlan…

Aperture Tag

Aperture Tag

Release date: 2014

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Aperture Tag Team

Aperture Tag: The Paint Gun Testing Initiative is a 2014 first-person puzzle-platform video game developed by the Aperture Tag Team. Originally made as a mod of Valve's Portal series, it was released on July 15, 2014. The game lacks the iconic portal gun of the series and instead utilizes a newly created paint gun that fires two kinds of gel with different properties. The game features new characters and voice acting, along with a co-op mode that includes a level editor.

A Boy and His Blob

A Boy and His Blob

Release date: 2009

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Wii, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, XBox One, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Majesco Entertainment

A Boy and His Blob is a platform-puzzle video game developed by WayForward Technologies and published by Majesco Entertainment. It is a re-imagining of the 1989 video game, A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia, which was originally developed by Imagineering for the NES. The game was released for the Wii in North America on October 13, 2009, and in Europe on November 6, 2009. A high-definition port of the game developed by Abstraction Games was released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStatio…