Glossary

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.

A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher

A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action

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

Publishers: Ask An Enemy Studios

A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher is an action indie 3D video game, developed and published by American game studio Ask An Enemy Studios, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation

Release date: 2012

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox 360, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, XBox One

Publishers: Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed III: Liberation is a 2012 action-adventure video game developed and published by Ubisoft, and released on October 30, 2012 in North America, with a worldwide launch the following day, on PlayStation Vita. It is the fourth spin-off installment in the Assassin's Creed series, and takes place alongside the events of Assassin's Creed III. The plot is set within a fictional history of real-world events and follows the centuries-old struggle between the Assassins, who fight for peace …

A Short Hike

Release date: 2019

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux

Publishers: adamgryu

A Short Hike is an indie adventure video game developed and published by Canadian designer adamgryu and released on July 30, 2019 for Microsoft Windows, MacOS and Linux. A Nintendo Switch version was released August 18, 2020. The goal of the game is to reach the summit of a mountain known as Hawk Peak to get cellphone reception. It received positive reviews from critics, who praised its relaxing gameplay and flying mechanics, but were disappointed at its short length.

Aaero

Aaero

Release date: 2017

Genres: Music, Shooter

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

Publishers: Mad Fellows

Aaero is a rhythm action rail shooter video game developed by the two-man British Independent video game developer Mad Fellows. Aaero was released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows, via Steam, on April 11, 2017. Aaero: Complete Edition, a version with DLC and other add-ons was released for the Nintendo Switch on December 24, 2018. It was released in Japan on December 27, 2018.

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum

Release date: 2006

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, PSP, XBox One

Publishers: Atari Europe, Microids

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Las Vegum is an action-adventure game for Windows and PlayStation 2, the sequel to Asterix & Obelix XXL. It was released in June 2006 in Europe. The game stars the French comic book characters Asterix and Obelix, and features spoofs to many classic games, in the same fashion that the comics spoof historical characters and make many cultural references. One such example of this is the box art that has a passing resemblance to the one seen in Grand Theft Auto III. …

Ancestors Legacy

Ancestors Legacy

Release date: 2018

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

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

Publishers: 1C Company

Ancestors Legacy is a real-time strategy video game developed by Polish studio Destructive Creations and published by 1C Company. It was released on Microsoft Windows on May 22, 2018, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on August 13, 2019, and Nintendo Switch on June 11, 2020.

Aero Fighters 2

Aero Fighters 2

Release date: 1994

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, XBox One, Arcade

Publishers: SNK, HAMSTER Corporation

Aero Fighters 2 is a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released in 1994 by Video System.

Aero Fighters 3

Aero Fighters 3

Release date: 1995

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, XBox One, Arcade

Publishers:

Aero Fighters 3 is a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released in 1995 by Video System. The Neo Geo version was not released in North America, but the Neo Geo CD version was released in North America.

Astro Duel Deluxe

Astro Duel Deluxe

Release date: 2017

Genres: Shoot 'em up

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Panic Button

Astro Duel Deluxe is a shoot 'em up game developed and published by Panic Button and released on the Nintendo Switch on in May 2017. The game has an aggregate score of 53 on Metacritic.

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars

Release date: 2011

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: bitComposer

Air Conflicts: Secret Wars is an arcade combat flight simulator video game set in World War I and II. It was developed by Slovak studio Games Farm and published by bitComposer Games. It was released on 30 September 2011. It is a sequel to the original 2006 Air Conflicts. It was ported to the Nintendo Switch in March 2019 as part of a collection with Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers.

Antinomy of Common Flowers

Release date: 2018

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Twilight FrontierTeam Shanghai Alice

Touhou Hyouibana ~ The Antinomy of Common Flowers (東方憑依華 ~ Antinomy of Common Flowers lit. Flowers of Possession), often abbreviated to AoCF, is a fighting video game developed by Twilight Frontier and published by Team Shanghai Alice exclusively for Microsoft Windows. It is the latest fighting title in the Touhou Project series, being a continuation of the extra story mode of Urban Legend in Limbo PlayStation 4 port, released in 2016. A PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch port was announced in Ma…

Ary and the Secret of Seasons

Release date: 2020

Genres: Action, Adventure

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

Publishers: Modus Games, Maximum Games

Ary and the Secret of Seasons is an action-adventure game developed by Belgian indie studio Exiin, ported on consoles by Fishing Cactus and published by Modus Games. The game was released on Microsoft Windows via Steam, and Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch on September 1, 2020.

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, …

Armello

Armello

Release date: 2015

Genres: Role-playing

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

Publishers: League of Geeks

Armello is a digital role-playing strategy board game developed by Australian independent game studio League of Geeks as their debut project. Announced as an iPad title in September 2012, the game has been in development since mid-2011, with music by composers Lisa Gerrard and Michael Allen. Between April and May 2014, a successful Kickstarter campaign was started to help fund a port to Steam and GOG.com, as well as stretch goals to bring the game to Android and Windows tablets. The game was cho…

Angels of Death

Angels of Death

Release date: 2018

Genres: Horror

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Den Fami Nico Game Magazine

Angels of Death (殺戮の天使, Satsuriku no Tenshi, lit. "Angels of Slaughter") is a Japanese horror adventure game by Hoshikuzu KRNKRN (Makoto Sanada) for Microsoft Windows and Nintendo Switch. It was created using RPG Maker and was originally released as freeware via the Den Fami Nico Game Magazine website on August 14, 2015. It launched on Steam in Japanese, Chinese, Korean and English on December 19, 2016. A prequel titled Angels of Death Episode.Eddie (殺戮の天使 Episode.Eddie, Satsuriku no Tenshi Epis…

Aviary Attorney

Aviary Attorney

Release date: 2015

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Apple OSX

Publishers: Sketchy Logic

Aviary Attorney is an adventure game in the style of the Ace Attorney series. The player takes the role of a defence lawyer, and must investigate crimes and then defend their clients in court.

Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout

Release date: 2019

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Koei Tecmo

Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout is a role-playing video game developed by Gust Co. Ltd., and originally released in Japan for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Windows in September 2019. It was released in North America in October 2019 and rest of the world in November 2019 for the same consoles. It is the twenty-first main entry in the Atelier series. A sequel, titled Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy, is in development, to be released on December 3…

Arcade Archives

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

Publishers: Hamster Corporation

Arcade Archives is a series of emulated arcade games from the 1980s and 1990s for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, and Nintendo Switch, published by Hamster Corporation. A sub-series called ACA Neo Geo is focused on rereleasing Neo Geo titles in their original arcade format, unlike many services with attempts to emulate the console versions. Arcade Archives was first released for the PlayStation 4 in May 2014. It also supports various system specific features. Players can share screen…

Astral Chain

Release date: 2019

Genres: Action

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Nintendo

Astral Chain is a 2019 action-adventure hack and slash video game developed by PlatinumGames and published by Nintendo for Nintendo Switch. It was directed by Takahisa Taura, who was previously lead game designer for Nier: Automata, under supervision by Devil May Cry and Bayonetta series creator Hideki Kamiya, and character designs from manga artist Masakazu Katsura. Set in a dystopian future Earth, the game follows the events of a special police task force that protect remnants of humanity from…