Glossary

Gone Home

Gone Home

Release date: 2013 (08/15/2013)

Genres: Adventure

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

Publishers: The Fullbright Company

Gone Home is a first-person exploration video game developed and published by The Fullbright Company. Gone Home was first released for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux computers in August 2013, followed by console releases for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in January 2016, the Nintendo Switch in September 2018, and iOS in December 2018. Set in the year 1995, Gone Home puts the player in the role of a young woman returning from overseas to her rural Oregon family home to find her family curren…

Gomo

Gomo

Release date: 2013

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: Daedalic Entertainment

Gomo is a video game developed by Slovak company Fishcow Studio. It is a Point-and-click adventure game.

Guns of Icarus Online

Guns of Icarus Online

Release date: 2012

Genres: First-person, Shooter, Strategy

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

Publishers: Muse Games

Guns of Icarus Online (also known as Guns of Icarus Alliance) is a steampunk-themed multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed and published by American studio Muse Games. It is a follow-up to Guns of Icarus (now known as Flight of the Icarus), and was released on October 29, 2012. A cooperative, PvE companion game Guns of Icarus Alliance was released on March 31, 2017. On December 23, 2011, Muse Games launched a Kickstarter project to raise $10,000 to partially fund the development o…

Ghost Theory

Ghost Theory

Release date: 2016

Genres: Horror, Survival

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

Publishers: Dreadlocks Ltd

Ghost Theory is an indie video game developed and published by Dreadlocks Ltd. It is a first-person adventure horror, designed to be a serious take on ghost hunting and paranormal research, featuring real-world haunted locations.

Gremlins, Inc.

Gremlins, Inc.

Release date: 2016

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Yukitama Creative Industries

Gremlins, Inc. is a digital turn-based strategy board game developed by Lithuanian indie game studio Charlie Oscar, set in the steampunk world of gremlins, initially released on Steam Early Access on October 22, 2015 for Windows, Mac OS, and Linux. The game transitioned into full release on Steam on March 11, 2016. The game is designed by Alexey Bokulev, who previously designed another turn-based strategy video game, Eador: Genesis, and is produced by Sergei Klimov.

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith

Release date: 2008

Genres: Music

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Wii, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3

Publishers:

Guitar Hero: Aerosmith is a 2008 music rhythm video game developed by Neversoft and published by Activision. It was released on the PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 consoles, with Budcat Creations solely developing the PlayStation 2 port, Vicarious Visions solely developing the Wii port, and Aspyr solely publishing the Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X ports. The game was released on June 26, 2008 in Europe, on June 29, 2008 in North America, August 6, 2008 in Australia and October 9, 2008 in Japan.…

Grid 2

Grid 2

Release date: 2013

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Codemasters RacingFeral Interactive

Grid 2 is a racing video game developed and published by Codemasters for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360. It is the eighth game in the TOCA series. On 25 September 2014, Feral Interactive released the Reloaded Edition for OS X.

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions

Release date: 2014

Genres: Adventure, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, XBox 360, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, XBox One, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions is a 2014 multidirectional shooter video game developed by Lucid Games and published by Activision under the Sierra Entertainment brand name. The game was released on November 25, 2014 for Microsoft Windows, OS X, GNU/Linux, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4, on November 26, 2014 for Xbox 360 and Xbox One and in the middle of 2015 for iOS and Android. As the sequel to Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 2, Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions is the first Sierra video game not to be ow…

Guild Wars 2

Guild Wars 2

Release date: 2012

Genres: Multiplayer, Online, Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: NCSoft, ArenaNet

Guild Wars 2 is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by ArenaNet and published by NCSoft and ArenaNet. Set in the fantasy world of Tyria, the game follows the re-emergence of Destiny's Edge, a disbanded guild dedicated to fighting the Elder Dragons, a Lovecraftian species that has seized control of Tyria in the time since the original Guild Wars. The game takes place in a persistent world with a story that progresses in instanced environments.Guild Wars 2 claims to be uniqu…

Gateways

Gateways

Release date: 2012

Genres: Adventure, Platform

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, XBox 360, Apple OSX, Apple IOS

Publishers: Smudged Cat Games

Gateways is a 2012 action-adventure platform game created by British indie studio Smudged Cat Games. It is a mixture of gameplay concepts from the Portal and Metroid series.

Grid Autosport

Grid Autosport

Release date: 2014

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, XBox 360, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Codemasters, Feral Interactive

Grid Autosport is a racing video game developed by Codemasters for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Linux, iOS, macOS, Nintendo Switch and Android. It is the ninth game in the TOCA series. It aims to move the series back towards "more authentic racing games" following the release of Grid 2, which Codemasters felt was not as well-received by the company's core fanbase as it was hoped for. The developers consequently introduced major modifications to the handling model and built a lean,…

Guitar Hero World Tour

Guitar Hero World Tour

Release date: 2008

Genres: Music

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Wii, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3

Publishers:

Guitar Hero World Tour (initially referred to as Guitar Hero IV or Guitar Hero IV: World Tour) is a music rhythm video game developed by Neversoft and published by Activision. It is the fourth main installment in the Guitar Hero series. The game was launched in North America in October 2008 for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Xbox 360 consoles, and a month later for Europe and Australia. A version of World Tour for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X was later released by Aspyr.While the …

Gunpoint

Gunpoint

Release date: 2013

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Suspicious Developments

Gunpoint is a stealth-based puzzle-platform video game created by indie developer Tom Francis. The game was released for Microsoft Windows on 3 June 2013, and soon followed with versions for OS X and Linux.The game is set in the near future and sees players assume the role of freelance spy Richard Conway, who is tasked with infiltrating buildings to fulfil assignments from various clients. To do so, the player must avoid guards and bypass security features with the aid of a number of high-tech g…

Great Big War Game

Great Big War Game

Release date: 2012

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

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

Publishers:

Great Big War Game (commonly abbreviated to GBWG) is a modern military 3D turn-based strategy video game developed by British studio Rubicon Development. It has been released on iOS, Android and Microsoft Windows. The game is a sequel to Great Little War Game. The game features multiple environment types, and 50 levels in campaign mode and for the first time in the series cross platform online multiplayer.

Goodbye Deponia

Goodbye Deponia

Release date: 2013

Genres: Adventure

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

Publishers: Daedalic Entertainment

Goodbye Deponia is a point-and-click adventure created by Daedalic Entertainment. It is available since October 15, 2013 and is the third installment of the Deponia trilogy.

Guacamelee!

Guacamelee!

Release date: 2013

Genres: Beat'em-up, Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, XBox 360, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3, Wii U, PS Vita, XBox One

Publishers: DrinkBox StudiosActivision

Guacamelee! is a Metroidvania action platforming video game developed and published by DrinkBox Studios, initially launched in April 2013 for platforms PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita and was later ported to Microsoft Windows in August 2013 and to OS X and Linux in February 2014. An enhanced edition entitled Super Turbo Championship Edition was released for Wii U, Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Xbox 360 in July 2014 and later on the Nintendo Switch in October 2018. The game draws its in…

Gods Will Be Watching

Gods Will Be Watching

Release date: 2014

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

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

Publishers: Devolver Digital

Gods Will Be Watching is a point-and-click adventure video game created by Spain-based indie development studio Deconstructeam and published by Devolver Digital, released on 24 July 2014. Described as a "point-and-click thriller", the game revolves around a core mechanic of resource and time management, in which the player is placed in various scenarios and tasked to avert a crisis. The iOS port of Gods Will Be Watching was released on 17 December 2015.

GlowTag

Release date:

Genres: PlayStation Move

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Greenfly Studios

GlowTag is an upcoming PlayStation Move video game developed by Greenfly Studios for Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4.

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns

Release date: 2015

Genres: Multiplayer, Online, Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: NCSOFT

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is the first expansion pack for Guild Wars 2, a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by ArenaNet and published by NCSOFT. It was released for Microsoft Windows on October 23, 2015. It was made available for pre-purchase on June 16, 2015. After the release date was broadcast on August 29, 2015, the base game was made free-to-play, although free players have fewer character slots and have restrictions on mailing and chatting with other players.

Granny's Garden

Granny's Garden

Release date: 1983

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Amiga, Microsoft Windows, Apple IOS (iphone), Apple OSX, Amstrad CPC, Apple IOS (ipad), Commodore 64

Publishers: 4Mation

Granny's Garden is an educational adventure game for the British BBC Micro computer, released in 1983. It served as a first introduction to computers for many schoolchildren in the United Kingdom during the 1980s and 1990s. According to the 4Mation webpage about the original version, it was the reason many teachers decided that computers had a real place in education. The software is still available in its original and updated formats. Created by Mike Matson for 4Mation, the game takes place in…