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Asura's Wrath

Asura's Wrath

Release date: 2012

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Capcom

Asura's Wrath (アスラズ ラース, Asurazu Rāsu) is an action video game developed by CyberConnect2 and published by Capcom. Asura's Wrath was first announced at the Tokyo Game Show in 2010, and was released worldwide in February 2012. The game is playable on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Xbox One via 360 backwards compatibility, and the PlayStation 4 and PC via PlayStation Now. The game follows the title character, the demigod Asura as he seeks revenge on the pantheon of other demigods who betrayed him. The s…

Army of Two

Army of Two

Release date: 2008

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Army of Two is a third-person shooter video game developed and published by Electronic Arts, released on March 6, 2008 for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 consoles. The game is centered upon two mercenaries fighting through war, political turmoil, and a conspiracy from 1993 to 2009. Focusing on cooperative strategies, Army of Two's main feature is the necessity to use coordinated teamwork to accomplish the game's goals. While the game is meant to be played with another human as a partner, a "Part…

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault

Release date: 2015

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

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

Publishers:

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault (絶対迎撃ウォーズ, Zettai Geigeki Wars: Metropolis Defenders) is a 2015 real-time tactics video game developed and published by Acquire in Japan, with a western release by Aksys Games (North America) and PQube (Europe) coming the following year.

Assault Heroes

Assault Heroes

Release date: 2006

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Metacritic

Assault Heroes is an arcade-style, top-down shooter video game developed by Wanako Games. The game has the player driving 4x4 vehicles, piloting speedboats, or proceeding on foot against enemy hordes. Players can play alone or co-operatively, including both online and offline 2-player co-operative modes. Assault Heroes was originally available as an Xbox Live Arcade title. On March 19, 2008, its price was lowered when the game joined the Arcade Hits lineup. A Microsoft Windows retail version was…

Arcania: Gothic 4

Arcania: Gothic 4

Release date: 2010

Genres: Action, Role-playing

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

Publishers: JoWooD Entertainment, Nordic Games

Arcania: Gothic 4 is an action role-playing video game, spin-off of the Gothic series, developed by Spellbound. It was published by JoWooD Entertainment in 2010.The game was released on October 12, 2010 for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360. In 2013, Nordic Games released ArcaniA and its expansion, Arcania: Fall of Setarrif, as Arcania: The Complete Tale for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, followed by the PlayStation 4 version in May 2015.

Awesomenauts

Awesomenauts

Release date: 2012

Genres: Action, Arena, Combat, Multiplayer, Online

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: 'Microsoft Windows', 'OS X', 'Linux', 'Xbox One', 'PlayStation 4'|Ronimo Games|'PlayStation 3', 'Xbox 360'|DTP Entertainment

Awesomenauts is a 2D multiplayer online battle arena developed by Dutch video game development company Ronimo Games. The game was released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles in May 2012, and for Microsoft Windows systems in August 2012. It was later ported to OS X and Linux. Another version of the game, Awesomenauts Assemble!, incorporating all the changes and additions available on Windows, OS X and Linux, was released for the PlayStation 4 in March 2014 and for the Xbox One in September 2…

Armored Core

Armored Core

Release date: 1997

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita

Publishers:

Armored Core is a 1997 third-person shooter mech video game developed by FromSoftware for the PlayStation. The game is the first entry in the Armored Core series. A digital port was released in 2007 in Japan and 2015 in North America on the PlayStation Network as a part of the PSone Classics line of games. The story introduces many elements that are commonly found in later game in the series, such as corporatocracies and mech robots known as "Armored Cores." The game takes place in a future Eart…

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 …

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Armored Core: Project Phantasma

Release date: 1997

Genres: Action, Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PS Vita

Publishers:

Armored Core: Project Phantasma is a 1997 third-person shooter mecha video game developed by FromSoftware for the PlayStation. Project Phantasma is the second entry in the Armored Core series and a direct sequel to the original Armored Core. A digital port was released in 2007 in Japan on the PlayStation Network as a part of the PSone Classics line of games. The game was not released in Europe. The story picks up from the original Armored Core and follows the player's investigation of the myster…

Aliens: Colonial Marines

Aliens: Colonial Marines

Release date: 2013

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sega

Aliens: Colonial Marines is a 2013 first-person shooter developed by Gearbox Software based on the Alien film series. It was published by Sega for Windows, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. A sequel to James Cameron's 1986 film Aliens, the game follows a group of Colonial Marines, a fictional military unit, as they confront the Weyland-Yutani corporation in an effort to rescue survivors from the Sulaco spaceship. The game features a campaign mode that supports both single-player and cooperative gamep…

Aquapazza: Aquaplus Dream Match

Aquapazza: Aquaplus Dream Match

Release date: 2011

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Arcade

Publishers:

Aquapazza: Aquaplus Dream Match (アクアパッツァ アクアプラスドリームマッチ, Akuapattsa Akuapurasu Dorīmu Matchi) is a 2011 2D arcade fighting game developed by Examu. It is a joint collaboration between Aquaplus and Leaf, who developed all the titles and featured characters. The "Dream Match" in the title references the characters of the game coming together from various Aquaplus titles, including Utawarerumono, Tears to Tiara, and To Heart. The game was released in Japan on June 22, 2011, with a PlayStation 3 vers…

Accel World

Accel World

Release date:

Genres: Action

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP

Publishers: ASCII Media Works

Accel World (アクセル・ワールド, Akuseru Wārudo) is a Japanese light novel series written by Reki Kawahara and illustrated by HiMA. The series began publication in ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Bunko imprint from February 2009 and is licensed in North America by Yen Press. Two manga series began serialization in Dengeki Bunko Magazine from May 2010, with another series beginning serialization in Dengeki Daioh in January 2013. An anime adaptation by Sunrise aired in Japan between April and September 2012. An…

Alien Breed 2: Assault

Alien Breed 2: Assault

Release date: 2010

Genres: Horror, Shooter, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Team17

Alien Breed 2: Assault is a video game in Team17's Alien Breed series and is the second new title in the series since 1996 after Alien Breed Evolution. It was released on Steam, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade on September 22, 2010. The follow-up Alien Breed 3: Descent was released November 17, 2010. The game continues the story of Alien Breed Evolution (and consequently, Alien Breed: Impact) of engineer Theodore J. Conrad fighting against aliens on the Leopold spaceship.

Armored Core: Verdict Day

Armored Core: Verdict Day

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Real-time, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers:

Armored Core: Verdict Day is a mech action game developed by FromSoftware for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is the 15th installment in the Armored Core series, and was released worldwide in September 2013.

Akiba's Trip

Akiba's Trip

Release date: 2016

Genres: Action, Adventure, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Acquire

Akiba's Trip (Japanese: アキバズトリップ, Hepburn: Akibazu Torippu) is a Japanese video game franchise by developer Acquire. The franchise consists of five games and an anime television series adaptation by Gonzo that aired between January 4, 2017 and March 29, 2017.

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know!

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know!

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, XBox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U

Publishers:

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know! (stylized as Adventure Time Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW!) is a 2013 video game directed by Tomm Hulett and developed by WayForward Technologies with the help of Pendleton Ward under license from Cartoon Network Interactive. It is published by D3 Publisher for Microsoft Windows, Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Nintendo 3DS. This is the second game based on the animated television series Adventure Time after 2012's Adventure…

Alien Spidy

Alien Spidy

Release date: 2013

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Kalypso Media

Alien Spidy is a platform game for Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Xbox 360 (through Xbox Live Arcade), and PlayStation 3 (through PlayStation Network). It was developed by Spanish studio Enigma Software Productions and published by Kalypso Media. Players control an extraterrestrial spider who has crash-landed on Earth, as he seeks to repair his spacecraft and rescue a fellow extraterrestrial spider. Announced on 8 November 2011, Alien Spidy was published on 20 March 2013 for the Xbox 360, Microso…

Armored Core: For Answer

Armored Core: For Answer

Release date: 2008

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers:

Armored Core: For Answer is a 3D vehicular combat mecha-based video game developed by FromSoftware and published by Ubisoft for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is the 13th installment of FromSoftware's Armored Core series. Armored Core: For Answer is the direct sequel to Armored Core 4, and takes place around ten years later.

AFL Live 2

AFL Live 2

Release date: 2013

Genres: Sports

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Tru Blu Entertainment

AFL Live 2 is a sports game in the AFL series of Australian rules football video games. It was developed by Wicked Witch Software and was released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 12 September 2013. The game was ported to iOS and was released on 28 May 2015 and Android on 26 September 2015. Commentary is provided by Dennis Cometti and Tom Harley.

Angry Birds

Angry Birds

Release date: 2009

Genres: Puzzle, Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita

Publishers: Chillingo, Rovio Entertainment

Angry Birds (later remarketed as Angry Birds Classic) is a 2009 casual puzzle video game developed by Rovio Entertainment. Inspired primarily by a sketch of stylized wingless birds, the game was first released for iOS and Maemo devices in December 2009. Since that time, over 12 million copies of the game have been purchased from the iOS App Store, which prompted the developer to design versions for other touchscreen-based smartphones, most notably Android, Symbian, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry …