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After...

After...

Release date: 2003

Genres: Novel

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Sega Dreamcast

Publishers: Ciel, Pionesoft

After... is an adult Japanese visual novel developed by Ciel which was released on June 27, 2003, playable on the PC as a CD or a DVD.The early DVD version includes a guide book and soundtrack CD and the early CD version includes a guide book and a mouse pad. Subsequent enhanced ports to the Dreamcast and to the PlayStation 2 as After... ~Wasureemu Kizuna~ were released. Both ports feature their own exclusive characters and new scenarios not in the original PC release.

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Release date: 2003

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits (Known as Arc the Lad: Seirei no Tasogare "アークザラッド 精霊の黄昏" in Japan, and Arc: Twilight of the Spirits in Europe) is a 2003 tactical role-playing video game developed by Cattle Call and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the sixth game released in the Arc the Lad series, and the first game in the series released for the PlayStation 2 and made in 3D. The game was re-released in Japan as a premium box set. The game was also produced by certain member…

Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano

Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano

Release date: 2005

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Valcon Games, Black Bean Games

Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano, known in Europe as SCAR - Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo (SCAR - Alfa Romeo Racing Team), is a racing video game for the PlayStation 2, Windows and Xbox. It was developed by Milestone srl and released in 2005. All the cars in the game are manufactured by the Alfa Romeo motor company. While most of the tracks are in Italy, a few are in other countries like Germany and the United States. A distinguishing feature of the game is that it models driver development using a system …

AirBlade

AirBlade

Release date: 2001

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers:

AirBlade is an extreme sports video game developed by Criterion Games and published by SCEE in Europe and Namco in North America. It is the spiritual successor to the Dreamcast game TrickStyle. It was released on 9 November 2001 in Europe and 28 January 2002 in North America for the PlayStation 2.

Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia

Release date: 2006

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Banpresto, NIS America, 505 Games

Ar tonelico: Melody of Elemia, released in Japan as Ar tonelico: The Girl Who Keeps Singing at the End of the World is a role-playing video game developed by Gust Corporation for the PlayStation 2 and originally published by Banpresto in 2006. There are other media releases based on the game, including the manga Ar tonelico -arpeggio-, the anime OVA Ar tonelico, and several drama CDs. At E3 2006, Nippon Ichi Software America (NIS America) announced that it would pick up Ar tonelico, with an expe…

ATV Offroad Fury

ATV Offroad Fury

Release date: 2001

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

ATV Offroad Fury is a 2001 racing video game developed by Rainbow Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation 2 in North America and Europe.

Alan Hansen's Sports Challenge

Alan Hansen's Sports Challenge

Release date: 2007

Genres: Party

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Wii

Publishers: Oxygen Games

Alan Hansen's Sports Challenge is a sports based quiz video game for Wii, PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows platforms developed by The Code Monkeys and published by Oxygen Games. It is based on former Liverpool and Scotland footballer Alan Hansen. It was released in Europe in November 2007.

Ape Escape 2

Ape Escape 2

Release date: 2002

Genres: Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 2

Publishers:

Ape Escape 2 is a platform video game developed and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2 video game console. It is the second game in the Ape Escape series, and is also used as the basis for the animated series by Frederator.

Ape Escape 3

Ape Escape 3

Release date: 2005

Genres: Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Ape Escape 3 (サルゲッチュ3, Saru Getchu 3) is a platform video game published and developed by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2 video game console. The game has been rated for release on PlayStation 4 but no announcement of its release has been made.

Another Century's Episode

Another Century's Episode

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Banpresto

Another Century's Episode is a 2005 third-person shooter video game published by Banpresto in Japan for the PlayStation 2. The player controls a mech from one of nine different anime robot franchises to destroy opposing forces before they steal a prized energy source for devious purposes. The game is divided into several different missions, where players use their mech and arsenal of weapons to fulfill mission objectives, ranging from destroying enemy machines to protecting a specific target. Ba…

Army Men: Air Attack 2

Army Men: Air Attack 2

Release date: 2000

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 2, GameCube

Publishers: The 3DO Company

Army Men: Air Attack 2 (Army Men: Air Attack - Blade's Revenge in Europe for the PlayStation 2 version and Army Men: Air Combat - The Elite Missions for the GameCube version) is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by The 3DO Company for PlayStation, PlayStation 2 and GameCube.

AstroPop

AstroPop

Release date: 2004

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox 360, XBox

Publishers: PopCap GamesSorrent

AstroPop is a real-time puzzle video game developed and published by PopCap Games. The Adobe Flash version can be played online for free at several different websites, or a deluxe version can be downloaded and unlocked for a fee. The game is available for Xbox and Xbox 360 through Xbox Live Arcade. AstroPop was ported over to the PlayStation 2 in 2007 alongside another PopCap game, Bejeweled 2 which was released as a two-game compilation pack as PopCap Hits! Volume 1. The game has also been por…

Army Men: RTS

Army Men: RTS

Release date: 2002

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube

Publishers:

Army Men: RTS is a real-time strategy video game developed by Pandemic Studios and published by The 3DO Company for PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows and GameCube. In this game, Sarge, his heroes and the Green Army are hungry to put an end to their nemesis once and for all, the tyrannical Tan army, battling them in 15 campaigns missions, 8 special operation missions and 8 great battles in The 3DO Company's farewell to this series. The Greenies hit dirt paths, linoleum floors and carpets and weave…

Armored Core: Last Raven

Armored Core: Last Raven

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PSP

Publishers:

Armored Core: Last Raven is a 2005 third-person shooter mecha video game developed by FromSoftware for the PlayStation 2. It is the eleventh entry in the Armored Core series and a direct sequel to 2004's Armored Core: Nexus. In 2010, Armored Core: Last Raven was ported to the PlayStation Portable. Last Raven concludes the storyline that began with 2002's Armored Core 3. The previously warring corporations have merged into a single organization called The Alliance, while a group of mercenaries ca…

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006

Release date: 2006

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Mud Duck Productions, Blast Entertainment

AMF Xtreme Bowling 2006 (known as AMF Xtreme Bowling in North America) is a bowling video game released for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox on June 21, 2006 in the US. It has been regarded by some critics as a poor bowling game with terrible graphics and glitchy physics.

Arthur and the Invisibles

Arthur and the Invisibles

Release date: 2007

Genres: Adventure, Arcade

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, PSP

Publishers: Atari

Arthur and the Invisibles (known in Europe as Arthur and the Minimoys) is a video game based on the 2006 film of the same name by Luc Besson. The game allows players to relive the fantastic adventure of Arthur and his two friends, Selenia and Bétamèche, in their mission to save the Minimoys' world from destruction. The game incorporates Besson's Minimoy universe and its inhabitants. Gameplay revolves around the teamwork of the trio (Arthur, Selenia and Bétamèche): players can progress by combini…

Atlantis III: The New World

Atlantis III: The New World

Release date: 2001

Genres: Adventure, First-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Apple IOS

Publishers: Cryo Interactive, DreamCatcher Interactive

Atlantis III: The New World, known as Beyond Atlantis II in North America, is a 2001 fantasy adventure video game developed and published by Cryo Interactive, with Dreamcatcher Interactive publishing the game in North America. David Rhodes composed the musical score. It is the third game in the Atlantis series by Cryo, as well as the last one made before Cryo's closure. It was followed by Atlantis Evolution in 2004.

ADK Damashii

Release date: 2008

Genres: Action, Beat'em-up, Combat, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: SNK Playmore

ADK Damashii is a compilation of video games by SNK Playmore released on December 18, 2008 for PlayStation 2, exclusively in Japan. It was later ported outside of Japan for PlayStation 4 in 2017.It includes 5 arcade/Neo Geo games which were all developed by ADK and published by SNK Playmore. All 5 are 1:1 arcade ports with only one small enhancement in the form of skill lists/move lists for the characters of the fighting games; nothing else was changed. They are all 2D Games and every game is fo…

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Astro Boy: The Video Game

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS, PSP

Publishers: D3 Publisher

Astro Boy: The Video Game is an action platform video game based on the 2009 CGI animated film of the same name. The game was released in Japan on October 8, 2009 for the PlayStation Portable under the name Atom (アトム, Atomu) to coincide with the Japanese theatrical release on October 10, 2009. It was later released on the same system as a downloadable game in North America on October 14, 2009. It received a retail version of it and a port to the PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS and Wii which were rele…

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth

Release date: 2007

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: THQ

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth (known as Avatar: The Legend of Aang – The Burning Earth in Europe) is a 2007 video game for Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii, and Xbox 360 based on the animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. It was one of the last games released for the Game Boy Advance in North America and Europe. It is the sequel to the 2006 game Avatar: The Last Airbender. The game was followed by a sequel, Avatar: The Last Airbender – Into the I…