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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…

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.

Airforce Delta Strike

Airforce Delta Strike

Release date: 2004

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Konami

Airforce Delta Strike, known as Airforce Delta: Blue Wing Knights (エアフォースデルタ ブルーウイングナイツ, Eafōsu Deruta Burū Wingu Naitsu) in Japan and Deadly Skies III in Europe, is the third installment in the Konami Airforce Delta series. It was released in 2004 exclusively on the PlayStation 2. It plays very similarly to the previous Airforce Delta games.

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. …

Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny

Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny

Release date: 2005

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers:

Atelier Iris 2: The Azoth of Destiny, released in Japan as Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana 2, is a role-playing video game developed by Japanese developer Gust Co. Ltd. for the PlayStation 2. The game is the sequel to Atelier Iris: Eternal Mana.

ATV: Quad Power Racing 2

ATV: Quad Power Racing 2

Release date: 2003

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox

Publishers: AKA Acclaim

ATV: Quad Power Racing 2 is a racing video game developed by Climax Brighton and published by Acclaim Entertainment under their AKA Acclaim label for PlayStation 2, GameCube and Xbox. The game is notable for its inclusion of a three-wheeled ATV, not seen in any other video games, and not sold in the real world since the late 1980s.

Astro Boy

Astro Boy

Release date: 2004

Genres: Action

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sega

Astro Boy (アストロボーイ・鉄腕アトム, Asutoro Bōi: Tetsuwan Atomu, "Astro Boy: Mighty Atom") is a video game based on the 2003 anime television series, produced by Sonic Team. The story deviates from the 2003 series with several noticeable changes such as the absence of important characters like Skunk and the lack of story background for characters. For instance, Atlas is presented as a robot bent into destroying humankind, though his motivation is not explained.

Army Men: Green Rogue

Release date: 2001

Genres: Shoot 'em up

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: The 3DO Company

Army Men: Green Rogue (Army Men: Omega Soldier in Europe for the PlayStation) is a shoot 'em up video game developed and published by The 3DO Company for PlayStation 2 and PlayStation.

All Star Pro-Wrestling

All Star Pro-Wrestling

Release date: 2000

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Square

All Star Pro-Wrestling is a Japan-exclusive professional wrestling video game developed and published by Square on June 8, 2000 for the PlayStation 2. It was the first wrestling game published on this platform.All Star Pro-Wrestling was released in a period in which Square sought to diversify its catalog by producing various non-role-playing games for the PlayStation 2. The game's control relied entirely on the DualShock 2's analog sticks, although a second mode using the normal buttons was also…

Army Men: Soldiers of Misfortune

Release date: 2008

Genres: Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: Zoo Games

Army Men: Soldiers of Misfortune is a third-person shooter video game developed by Big Blue Bubble and published by Zoo Games for Wii, Nintendo DS and PlayStation 2, becoming a Nintendo exclusive in Europe. It is the latest home console game in the Army Men series and the only one to be released on seventh-generation platforms. It is a major departure from prior games in the series in that players assume the role of a child who plays with toy soldiers instead of the toy soldiers themselves, sh…

Armored Core: Formula Front

Armored Core: Formula Front

Release date: 2004

Genres: Action, Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PSP

Publishers:

Armored Core: Formula Front is a mecha video game developed by FromSoftware and published by Agetec. It was a launch title for the PlayStation Portable in Japan.

Asterix at the Olympic Games

Asterix at the Olympic Games

Release date: 2007

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform, Sports

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

Publishers: Atari

Asterix at the Olympic Games is an adventure sports video game for the Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows and Nintendo DS developed by Étranges Libellules and published by Atari. It is loosely based on the comic with the same name and mostly based on the live action film. It was released in Europe on 9 November 2007 for the Windows, Wii, PlayStation 2 and Nintendo DS, followed by the UK release on 29 February 2008. The game also released on Xbox 360 in 2008.

Auto Modellista

Auto Modellista

Release date: 2002

Genres: Arcade, Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox

Publishers: Capcom

Auto Modellista (アウトモデリスタ) is a racing game developed and published by Capcom, first released on PlayStation 2, later ported to GameCube and Xbox.

Alias (video game)

Alias (video game)

Release date: 2004

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Acclaim Entertainment

Alias is a 3D third-person stealth/action video game developed by Acclaim Studios Cheltenham (being the last game developed by them before their closure) and published by Acclaim Entertainment for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and Microsoft Windows. It is based on the television series Alias. The plot was written by Breen Frazier and the game features the voices of the cast principals. The score was composed by Michael Giacchino, and adapted by Chris Tilton. The game was released in 2004, and has a ra…

Arctic Thunder

Arctic Thunder

Release date: 2000

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox, Arcade

Publishers: Midway Games

Arctic Thunder is a snowmobile racing game developed by Midway Games. It was released as an arcade game, as well as on the Sony PlayStation 2 and Xbox consoles, and was a launch title for the latter. In the arcade version of the game, jets blow cold or hot winds, depending on the setting, in the player's face during gameplay. Arctic Thunder is part of Midway's Thunder series, which also included Hydro Thunder, 4 Wheel Thunder, Offroad Thunder, and Hydro Thunder Hurricane. The Xbox version of thi…

Akai Ito

Akai Ito

Release date: 2004

Genres: Adventure, Horror, Novel

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Success Corporation, Hamster

Akai Ito (アカイイト, lit. "Red Thread") is a Japanese horror adventure game by Success Corporation, released exclusively for the PlayStation 2 in Japan on October 21, 2004. A reduced price "popular edition," included in developer and publisher SUCCESS' SuperLite 2000 Series, was released on October 27, 2005. The title refers to the mythical red string of fate. Akai Ito has not been officially released outside Japan, but there has been a fan effort to translate it, similar to the popular dōjin game T…

Amagami

Release date: 2014

Genres: Harem, romantic comedy

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Enterbrain

Amagami (アマガミ, Amagami, lit. "Gentle bite"), is a Japanese dating simulation game for the PlayStation 2 and the spiritual successor to KimiKiss, both of which were developed and published by Enterbrain. Amagami was released on March 19, 2009. As of November 2010, six manga adaptations have been produced: two serialized in Enterbrain's Famitsu Comic Clear, two in Hakusensha's Young Animal and Young Animal Island, one in ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Maoh and one in Kadokawa Shoten's Comp Ace. An ani…