Glossary

A Way Out

A Way Out

Release date: 2018 (03/31/2018)

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Electronic Arts

A Way Out is an action-adventure game developed by Hazelight Studios and published by Electronic Arts under their EA Originals program. It is the second video game to be directed by Josef Fares after Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. The game has no single-player option: it is only playable in either online or local split screen co-op between two players. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 23, 2018, selling over a million copies in two weeks.

ARMA 3

ARMA 3

Release date: 2013 (09/12/2013)

Genres: Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Bohemia Interactive

ARMA 3 is an open-world, realism-based, military tactical shooter video game developed and published by Bohemia Interactive. It was released for Microsoft Windows in September 2013, and later announced for macOS and Linux in August 2015.ARMA 3 takes place in the mid-2030s, on the islands of Altis and Stratis in the Aegean Sea, and the South Pacific island of Tanoa. The islands feature photo-realistic terrain and water environments. Altis is the largest official terrain in the ARMA series with gr…

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.

Achron

Achron

Release date: 2011

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers: Hazardous Software, Inc.

Achron is a real-time strategy computer game. It is considered to be the first "meta-time strategy game" (Real-time strategy with time travel), notable for being the first game with free-form multiplayer time travel and its themes of concepts like the grandfather paradox. Achron was released on August 29, 2011.

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.

Adrift

Adrift

Release date: 2016

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: 505 Games

Adrift (stylized as ADR1FT) is a first-person adventure video game developed by Three One Zero and published by 505 Games. It was released on March 28, 2016 for Microsoft Windows and July 15, 2016 for PlayStation 4. An Xbox One version of the game was planned but has been cancelled. The story follows an astronaut, who floats through the wreckage of a destroyed space station with no memory of the incident. Over the course of the game, players find clues that piece together the events of the incid…

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 …

Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar

Release date: 1999

Genres:

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Cryo Interactive

Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar is a video game developed by French studio Tek 5 and published by Cryo Interactive, which was released for the PlayStation and the PC.

A Game of Thrones: Genesis

A Game of Thrones: Genesis

Release date: 2011

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Focus Home Interactive

A Game of Thrones: Genesis is a strategy video game developed by Cyanide and published by Focus Home Interactive released exclusively for Microsoft Windows on September 28, 2011 in North America (only on Steam), September 29, 2011 in Europe and October 13, 2011 in Australia. The game is an adaptation of the A Song of Ice and Fire book series by George R. R. Martin and is the first such video game adaptation. The game takes place over 1,000 years of the fictional history of Westeros, beginning wi…

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.

Airborne Assault: Highway to the Reich

Release date: 2003

Genres: Action, First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Matrix Games

Airborne Assault: Highway to the Reich is video game released in 2003.

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.

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine

Release date: 2006

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers: Himalaya Studios

Al Emmo and the Lost Dutchman's Mine is an adventure game created by Himalaya Studios for the PC.

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault

Release date: 2015

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PS Vita

Publishers:

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault (絶対迎撃ウォーズ, Zettai Geigeki Wars: Metropolis Defenders) is a 2015 real-time tactics video game developed and published by Acquire in Japan, with a western release by Aksys Games (North America) and PQube (Europe) coming the following year.

Assassin's Creed Chronicles

Assassin's Creed Chronicles

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed Chronicles is a sub-series of video games in the Assassin's Creed franchise. The series consists of three games developed by Climax Studios and published by Ubisoft. The games feature new protagonists and a design that is new to the franchise, a 2.5D world inspired by traditional brush paintings. The first entry, Assassin's Creed: China, was released on April 21, 2015, on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The second entry, Assassin's Creed: India, was released on Ja…

Afterparty

Release date: 2019

Genres: Adventure

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

Publishers: Night School Studio

Afterparty is an adventure video game by Night School Studio for macOS, PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One platforms in October 2019 and Nintendo Switch in March 2020. Set in Hell, themed as a college town, the player navigates conversations, outdrinks Satan, and returns two best friends from the afterlife.

Animal Jam Classic

Release date: 2010

Genres: Educational, Multiplayer, Online

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: WildWorks

Animal Jam Classic, formerly known as Animal Jam, is an online virtual world that was developed by WildWorks and is recommended for children aged 4 to 8. It was launched in 2010, in collaboration with the National Geographic Society. As of 2020, there are more than 300 million registered users, across both Animal Jam and Animal Jam Classic. In Animal Jam Classic, players can discover and learn various facts about zoology using the game's numerous features, including mini-games, puzzles, adventur…

Assault Heroes

Assault Heroes

Release date: 2006

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Metacritic

Assault Heroes is an arcade-style, top-down shooter video game developed by Wanako Games. The game has the player driving 4x4 vehicles, piloting speedboats, or proceeding on foot against enemy hordes. Players can play alone or co-operatively, including both online and offline 2-player co-operative modes. Assault Heroes was originally available as an Xbox Live Arcade title. On March 19, 2008, its price was lowered when the game joined the Arcade Hits lineup. A Microsoft Windows retail version was…

Arthur's Knights II: The Secret of Merlin

Arthur's Knights II: The Secret of Merlin

Release date: 2002

Genres: Adventure, Role-playing, Third-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Wanadoo Edition, 1C Company

Arthur's Knights II: The Secret of Merlin is a 2001 adventure video game, developed by Cryo Interactive and published by Wanadoo Edition. Arthur's Knights II: The Secret of Merlin follows 2000's Arthur's Knights: Tales of Chivalry. The player takes the role of a knight of King Arthur.