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Don't Starve (video game)

Don't Starve (video game)

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Adventure, Survival

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

Publishers: 505 Games

Don't Starve is a survival video game developed by the Canadian indie video game developer Klei Entertainment. The game was initially released for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux on April 23, 2013. A PlayStation 4 port, renamed Don't Starve: Giant Edition, became available the following year (with PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3 versions released on September 2014 and June 2015 respectively, and an Xbox One version released in August 2015). Don't Starve for iOS, renamed Don't Starve: Pocke…

Digimon Survive

Release date: 2020

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

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

Publishers: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Digimon Survive is an upcoming survival strategy role-playing video game developed by Witchcraft and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and Windows PC in 2021.

Dragon Quest X

Dragon Quest X

Release date: 2012

Genres: Multiplayer, Online, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Wii U, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Dragon Quest X is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed and published by Square Enix. It is the tenth mainline entry in the Dragon Quest series. It was originally released for the Wii in 2012, and was later ported for Wii U, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS, and Nintendo 3DS, all of which support cross-platform play. Outside of a discontinued Windows version in Chinese, the game was not localized outside of Japan. Dragon Quest X is set…

Dynasty Warriors 9

Dynasty Warriors 9

Release date: 2018

Genres: Hack'n'slash

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

Publishers: Koei Tecmo

Dynasty Warriors 9 is a hack and slash video game developed by Omega Force and published by Koei Tecmo. It was released in February 2018 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. It received mixed reviews from critics. A strategy-focused expansion, titled Dynasty Warriors 9: Empires will be released in early 2021 for the PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft Windows.

Dynasty Warriors 8

Dynasty Warriors 8

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Hack'n'slash

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

Publishers: Tecmo Koei

Dynasty Warriors 8 (真・三國無双7, Shin Sangoku Musō 7, known in Japan as Shin Sangoku Musou 7) is a hack and slash video game and the eighth official installment of the Dynasty Warriors series. It is developed by Omega Force and published by Tecmo Koei. The story is based on the 14th-century Chinese historical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Having more than 82 characters featured in the game, the game largely based its system on Dynasty Warriors 7 and focused on adding more content for replayab…

Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon

Release date: 2016

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

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

Publishers: PC Gamer

Darkest Dungeon is a role-playing video game developed by Red Hook Studios and published by Merge Games. The game was first released for Microsoft Windows and OS X in January 2016, which followed a year-long early access development period. Later that year, it was released for PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, and Linux, with ports for iOS being released in 2017, and Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One being released by 2018. Darkest Dungeon has the player manage a roster of heroes to explore dungeons …

Defunct

Defunct

Release date: 2016

Genres: Adventure

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

Publishers: Soedesco

Defunct is an indie adventure video game developed by the Swedish indie video game development studio Freshly Squeezed from Visby. Defunct received several nominations at the 2014 Swedish Game Awards including Game of the Year, which it went on to win. The game was also nominated for Best Student Project at the 2014 Unity Awards.In March 2015, it was announced that Freshly Squeezed had signed a publishing deal with the Dutch video game publisher SOEDESCO. The release date was originally expected…

Double Dragon IV

Double Dragon IV

Release date: 2017

Genres: Beat'em-up

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

Publishers: Arc System Works

Double Dragon IV (Japanese: ダブルドラゴン IV, Hepburn: Daburu Doragon IV) is a beat 'em up video game in the Double Dragon series for PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One.

Dark Souls

Dark Souls

Release date: 2011

Genres: Action, Role-playing

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

Publishers: USgamer, }} Titan Souls, Enter the Gungeon, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Nioh, God of War, and Journey, as well as features used on the PlayStation 4, console. Dark Souls was also cited as an inspiration for the television show Stranger Things, .

Dark Souls is a 2011 action role-playing game developed by FromSoftware and published by Namco Bandai Games. A spiritual successor to FromSoftware's Demon's Souls, the game is the second instalment in the Souls series. Dark Souls takes place in the fictional kingdom of Lordran, where players assume the role of a cursed undead character who begins a pilgrimage to discover the fate of their kind. A port for Microsoft Windows was released in August 2012, which featured additional content not seen i…

Dandara

Dandara

Release date: 2018

Genres: Adventure, Platform

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

Publishers: Raw Fury

Dandara is a 2D platformer and Metroidvania game developed by Brazilian studio Long Hat House and published by Raw Fury.

Dust: An Elysian Tail

Dust: An Elysian Tail

Release date: 2012

Genres: Action, Beat'em-up, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, XBox 360, Apple OSX, Apple IOS

Publishers: Microsoft Studios, Limited Run Games

Dust: An Elysian Tail is an action role-playing video game developed by American independent designer Dean Dodrill, published by Microsoft Studios. It was released for Xbox 360 through Xbox Live Arcade in August 2012, and subsequently for Microsoft Windows in May 2013, for Linux and OS X in December 2013, and for PlayStation 4 in October 2014. A Nintendo Switch version was announced at E3 2018 and was released in September 2018. Dust takes place in a world populated by anthropomorphic creatures,…

Disgaea 5

Disgaea 5

Release date: 2015

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers:

Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance (魔界戦記ディスガイア5, Makai Senki Disugaia 5) is a 2015 tactical role-playing video game developed and published by Nippon Ichi Software, and part of the Disgaea series. Initially released for PlayStation 4 in Japan on March 26, 2015, and in North America on October 6, 2015, a port for the Nintendo Switch was released in Japan on March 3, 2017 as a launch title for the system. This port was released in North America on May 23, 2017, and Europe and Australia on May 26, 20…

Disgaea 4

Disgaea 4

Release date: 2011

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

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

Publishers: RPGamer

Disgaea 4: A Promise Unforgotten (魔界戦記ディスガイア4, Makai Senki Disugaia Fō) is a 2011 tactical role-playing video game for the PlayStation 3 and the fourth in the Disgaea series by Nippon Ichi Software. The game tells the story of Valvatorez, a former tyrant leading a party to rebel against the president of the Netherworld. Originally released in February 2011 in Japan, the game was released in September that year in the U.S., with a European and Australian release in November. A western release of …

De Blob

De Blob

Release date: 2008

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

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

Publishers: THQ Wireless, |THQ, |THQ Nordic

De Blob (stylized as de Blob) is a platform-puzzle video game. The game has players explore and liberate an alien city from the evil, monochromatic INKT Corporation that has taken over the city and outlawed all color and fun from daily life. Playing as Blob, players embark on a quest to re-animate the fictional Chroma City and free it from the INKT Corporation by splattering buildings, landmarks, and citizens with color. De Blob was developed by Blue Tongue Entertainment for the Wii, while a can…

Deltarune

Release date: 2018

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers:

Deltarune is a role-playing video game created by Toby Fox. The player controls a human, Kris, in a town inhabited by monsters. Kris and a classmate named Susie fall into an unknown place called the "Dark World" where they meet Ralsei, who informs them that they are heroes destined to save the world. The trio meets various beings who call themselves "Darkners" during a prophesied quest to seal the duplicate Dark Fountain. Mainly through the combat system, the player navigates through different k…

DC Universe Online

DC Universe Online

Release date: 2011

Genres: Action, Combat, Multiplayer, Online

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

Publishers: Daybreak Game Company, WB Games

DC Universe Online (DCUO) is a free-to-play action combat massive multiplayer online game set in the fictional universe of DC Comics. Developed by Dimensional Ink Games and co-published by Daybreak Game Company and WB Games, the game was released on January 11, 2011.

D/Generation

D/Generation

Release date: 1991

Genres: Adventure, Arcade

Platforms: Amiga, Atari ST, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Microsoft Dos

Publishers: Mindscape

D/Generation is an action-adventure game with puzzle elements originally developed for the 8-bit Apple II during the late 80's, but instead published and released for MS-DOS, Amiga, and Atari ST by Mindscape in 1991. The game takes place in a slightly cyberpunk futuristic setting in 2021. It was ported to the Amiga CD32 in 1993, allowing use of the 6-button CD32 gamepad. A remake of the game with improved graphics called D/Generation HD was released for Microsoft Windows by West Coast Software o…

Doom 64

Doom 64

Release date: 1997

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 64, XBox One

Publishers: Midway Games|Bethesda Softworks

Doom 64 is a 1997 first-person shooter game developed and published by Midway Games for the Nintendo 64. It is a sequel to Doom II (1994). A remastered port was released for Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in March 2020, and on Stadia in May 2020.

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3

Release date: 2016

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PS Vita

Publishers: Koei Tecmo, Digital Touch

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 is a sports video game in the Dead or Alive series developed by Team Ninja and published by Koei Tecmo as the second sequel to the beach volleyball spin-off title Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball. It was originally released in 2016, under two titles for the two different platforms, as Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Fortune for PlayStation 4 and as Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Venus for PlayStation Vita. The game was distributed in Asian territories, where it does contain an Engli…

Defend Your Castle

Defend Your Castle

Release date: 2008

Genres: Arcade

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Wii, Apple IOS

Publishers: XGen Studios

Defend Your Castle is a series of video games developed by XGen Studios. The original version of Defend Your Castle is a Macromedia Flash-based browser game. It requires the player to kill all enemy units before they destroy the player's castle. There are various ways of accomplishing this, such as picking up enemies and throwing them into the air or attacking them with an array of weapons, which are purchased with points gained from the previous level. Players may also use points to repair or f…