Glossary

Hypnospace Outlaw

Release date: 2019

Genres: Adventure

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

Publishers: No More Robots

Hypnospace Outlaw is a simulation video game developed by Tendershoot and published by No More Robots. Set in an alternate-history 1999, the game takes place inside a parody of the early Internet that users visit in their sleep called Hypnospace. The player assumes the role of an "Enforcer" for the company Merchantsoft—creator of Hypnospace—and seeks to police illegal content, copyright violations, viruses, and cyberbullying by users on the service. In the process, the player engages in detectiv…

House Flipper

House Flipper

Release date: 2018

Genres: Simulation

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

Publishers:

House Flipper is a simulation game that was developed by Empyrean and published by PlayWay S.A.. It was released on May 17, 2018.

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Shooter

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

Publishers: Devolver Digital

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number is a top-down shooter video game co-developed by Dennaton Games and Abstraction Games, and published by Devolver Digital. It takes place before and after the events of its predecessor, Hotline Miami, as it focuses on the backstory and aftermath of the previous protagonist, Jacket, slaying parts of the Russian mafia at the behest of anonymous voices leaving mysterious messages on his answering machine.The game was first released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, OS X,…

Hollow Knight: Silksong

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Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux

Publishers: Team Cherry

Hollow Knight: Silksong is an upcoming Metroidvania action-adventure video game developed and published by Team Cherry for Windows, macOS, Linux and Nintendo Switch. It was originally announced in February 2019 as a sequel to the 2017 game Hollow Knight.

Haunted Castle

Haunted Castle

Release date: 1988

Genres: Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, XBox One, Arcade

Publishers: Konami

Haunted Castle is a side-scrolling platform game released by Konami for the arcades in 1988. The game is an adaptation of the original Castlevania, but is not a direct port of the NES version. Rather, it is a new game running on custom JAMMA-based hardware. The game has the player controlling Simon Belmont, who embarks on a journey through a dilapidated manor to save his wife Serena from the clutches of Count Dracula. Simon must trek through six stages in order to reach the Count's lair.

Hidden Folks

Hidden Folks

Release date: 2017

Genres: Hidden object game

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

Publishers:

Hidden Folks is a hidden object game developed by Adriaan de Jongh and Sylvain Tegroeg. In the game, players are presented with a series of animated, interactive scenes and must find hidden characters, objects, and animals. The game was released for iOS, Android, Linux, macOS, and Windows in February 2017.

Hot Springs Story

Release date: 2011

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Samsung Electronics

Hot Springs Story is a hot spring business simulation video game developed and published by Kairosoft for the Android, iOS, and the Nintendo Switch. It was released for iOS on February 28, 2011, for Android in 2011, and for Nintendo Switch on October 11, 2018. The game focuses on a hot spring resort which the player is tasked with managing and making a profit from. It received mostly positive reviews from critics, who anticipated it heavily as the first release after the successful Game Dev Stor…

Higurashi When They Cry

Higurashi When They Cry

Release date: 2002

Genres: Horror, Investigation

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: 07th Expansion, Alchemist, MangaGamer, Saffran Prod, Seams, Kaga Create

Higurashi When They Cry (Japanese: ひぐらしのなく頃に, Hepburn: Higurashi no Naku Koro ni, lit. "When the Evening Cicadas Cry"), known simply as When They Cry for the North American release of the anime adaptation, is a Japanese murder mystery dōjin soft visual novel series produced by 07th Expansion that comprises the first two entries of the When They Cry franchise. The series focuses on a group of young friends living in the fictional rural village of Hinamizawa and the strange events that occur there…

Hellpoint

Hellpoint

Release date: 2020

Genres: Action, Role-playing

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

Publishers: tinyBuild

Hellpoint is an action role-playing game developed by Cradle Games and published by tinyBuild, released on July 30, 2020. The player takes on the role of a nameless humanoid stranded on derelict space station Irid Novo, and must battle vicious creatures in order to solve the mystery behind the events that happened there. Irid Novo orbits around a massive black hole; the station's position in relation to the black hole affects the strength of enemies.

Hero Must Die

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Genres: Role-playing

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

Publishers: G-Mode, Nippon Ichi Software

Hero Must Die (Japanese: 勇者死す。, Hepburn: Yūsha Shisu.) is a role-playing video game developed by Pyramid and originally released for the DoCoMO mobile service in December 2007. It was later released for SoftBank and EZweb in 2008, and a "Director's Cut" version was released for DoCoMO in May 2009. A full remake for the PlayStation Vita was released in February 2016. In all versions, players navigate both an overworld and localized environments, with fights using a turn-based battle system. Hero …

Hob

Hob

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Runic Games

Hob is an action-adventure game developed by Runic Games and released for Windows and PS4 in September 2017. It is set in a science-fiction world filled with bizarre wildlife, over-grown architecture, and unknown machinery.

Hammerwatch

Hammerwatch

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Adventure, Hack'n'slash

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

Publishers: Crackshell

Hammerwatch is a 2013 hack and slash and action-adventure game developed and published by Swedish studio Crackshell. It was released for Linux, Microsoft Windows and OS X in August 2013, followed by released for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in December 2017.

Heavenly Guardian

Heavenly Guardian

Release date: 2007

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 2, Wii

Publishers:

Heavenly Guardian, known in Japan as Yukinko Daisenpuu ~Sayuki to Koyuki no Hie-Hie Daisoudou~ (雪ん娘大旋風~さゆきとこゆきのひえひえ大騒動~, translated on Starfish's site as "Snow Girls Winter Blast") and in Europe as Legend of Sayuki, is a scrolling shooter game developed by Starfish SD. The developer self-published the title in Japan, while UFO Interactive Games and 505 Games published the game in North America and Europe respectively. It was released on the Wii and PlayStation 2 (PS2) in all three regions. This…

Hotline Miami

Hotline Miami

Release date: 2012

Genres: Action, Shooter

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

Publishers: Devolver Digital

Hotline Miami is a top-down shooter video game by Jonatan Söderström and Dennis Wedin, collectively known as Dennaton Games. The game was published by Devolver Digital and released on 23 October 2012 for Microsoft Windows.Set in 1989 Miami, the game revolves primarily around an unnamed silent protagonist—dubbed "Jacket" by fans—who has been receiving coded messages on his answering machine instructing him to commit massacres against the local Russian mafia. The game blends top-down perspective w…

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

Release date: 2020

Genres: Hack'n'slash

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers:

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is an upcoming hack-and-slash game for the Nintendo Switch developed by Omega Force, published by Koei Tecmo in Japan and by Nintendo worldwide. It is the sequel to Hyrule Warriors (2014), a crossover between Koei's Dynasty Warriors series and Nintendo's Legend of Zelda series. The story is set before The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (2017). Age of Calamity is set for release on November 20, 2020.

Heaven's Vault

Heaven's Vault

Release date: 2019

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Inkle

Heaven's Vault is an archaeological science-fiction adventure game released by Inkle on Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 on April 16, 2019.

Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town

Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town

Release date: 2019

Genres: Role-playing, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers:

Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town is a video game for the Game Boy Advance, developed and published by Marvelous Interactive. It was first released in Japan in April 2003, in North America in November 2003, and in Europe in March 2004. Many critics praised it as the best entry of the series, combining elements from the best-selling console entries and introducing many notable series staples. It was later released on the Virtual Console for the Wii U in June 2015. The player is a farmer whose…

Has-Been Heroes

Has-Been Heroes

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Strategy

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

Publishers: GameTrust

Has-Been Heroes is an action video game developed by Frozenbyte and published by GameTrust. The game was released on 28 March 2017 in North America and in Europe and Australia on 4 April 2017 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, and Xbox One. This game is Gamestop exclusive and was only sold through Gamestop stores at launch.