Glossary

Adrift

Adrift

Release date: 2016

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: 505 Games

Adrift (stylized as ADR1FT) is a first-person adventure video game developed by Three One Zero and published by 505 Games. It was released on March 28, 2016 for Microsoft Windows and July 15, 2016 for PlayStation 4. An Xbox One version of the game was planned but has been cancelled. The story follows an astronaut, who floats through the wreckage of a destroyed space station with no memory of the incident. Over the course of the game, players find clues that piece together the events of the incid…

Adventure Capitalist

Adventure Capitalist

Release date: 2014

Genres: Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

AdVenture Capitalist is a free-to-play incremental video game developed and published by Hyper Hippo Productions. It was first released for browsers and Android in 2014, for iOS (published by Kongregate), Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux in 2015, and for PlayStation 4 in 2016. AdVenture Capitalist allows players to live like a capitalist and invest funds into certain products to generate revenue, by starting out with a single lemonade stand. The more revenue generated, the higher the player's …

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.

Assassin's Creed Chronicles

Assassin's Creed Chronicles

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed Chronicles is a sub-series of video games in the Assassin's Creed franchise. The series consists of three games developed by Climax Studios and published by Ubisoft. The games feature new protagonists and a design that is new to the franchise, a 2.5D world inspired by traditional brush paintings. The first entry, Assassin's Creed: China, was released on April 21, 2015, on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The second entry, Assassin's Creed: India, was released on Ja…

Afterparty

Release date: 2019

Genres: Adventure

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

Publishers: Night School Studio

Afterparty is an adventure video game by Night School Studio for macOS, PlayStation 4, Windows, and Xbox One platforms in October 2019 and Nintendo Switch in March 2020. Set in Hell, themed as a college town, the player navigates conversations, outdrinks Satan, and returns two best friends from the afterlife.

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.

Armikrog

Armikrog

Release date: 2015

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, Wii U, XBox One

Publishers: Versus Evil

Armikrog (stylized as Armikrog.) is a stop-motion point-and-click adventure comedy game by Doug TenNapel in partnership with Pencil Test Studios and Versus Evil for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, Wii U and Xbox One. It is a spiritual successor to The Neverhood, and is developed by many members of the same team. Like The Neverhood, Armikrog uses clay animation.

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space

Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space

Release date: 2016

Genres:

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers:

Inspired by 60s pulp sci-fi movies, Albedo: Eyes From Outer Space is a first-person adventure game. Working as a night-watchman at a partially abandoned, secret research facility, you are knocked unconscious by a nearby explosion. Waking in the complex’s basement you look up and see a gaping hole in the ceiling. Escaping the damaged building is only the start of your troubles and as you begin to explore the base you encounter strange, unearthly organisms. Is this all because of some sort of biol…

A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher

A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action

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

Publishers: Ask An Enemy Studios

A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher is an action indie 3D video game, developed and published by American game studio Ask An Enemy Studios, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.

Apotheon

Apotheon

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Platform, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Alientrap

Apotheon is an action platformer video game developed and published by Alientrap for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, and PlayStation 4. The game was released on Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 on February 3, 2015 and on OS X and Linux on February 10, 2015. Apotheon is Alientrap's second commercial game and utilizes a unique art style based on ancient Greek pottery, particularly in the black-figure pottery style.

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 …

Aaero

Aaero

Release date: 2017

Genres: Music, Shooter

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

Publishers: Mad Fellows

Aaero is a rhythm action rail shooter video game developed by the two-man British Independent video game developer Mad Fellows. Aaero was released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows, via Steam, on April 11, 2017. Aaero: Complete Edition, a version with DLC and other add-ons was released for the Nintendo Switch on December 24, 2018. It was released in Japan on December 27, 2018.

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. …

Ancestors Legacy

Ancestors Legacy

Release date: 2018

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

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

Publishers: 1C Company

Ancestors Legacy is a real-time strategy video game developed by Polish studio Destructive Creations and published by 1C Company. It was released on Microsoft Windows on May 22, 2018, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on August 13, 2019, and Nintendo Switch on June 11, 2020.

Aero Fighters 2

Aero Fighters 2

Release date: 1994

Genres: Shooter

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

Publishers: SNK, HAMSTER Corporation

Aero Fighters 2 is a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released in 1994 by Video System.

Aero Fighters 3

Aero Fighters 3

Release date: 1995

Genres: Shooter

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

Publishers:

Aero Fighters 3 is a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game released in 1995 by Video System. The Neo Geo version was not released in North America, but the Neo Geo CD version was released in North America.

Aztez

Aztez

Release date: 2017

Genres: Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, Wii U, PS Vita, XBox One

Publishers:

Aztez is a side-scrolling brawler, turn-based strategy video game by Team Colorblind. The player fights through areas within the Aztec empire prior to the Spanish invasion. Team Colorblind, a two-person indie game development team, designed Aztez to play like an arcade game with the action of God of War or Devil May Cry. Aztez was released on August 1, 2017.

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.

Angry Birds Star Wars

Angry Birds Star Wars

Release date: 2012

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Rovio Entertainment, Activision Blizzard

Angry Birds Star Wars is a puzzle video game, a crossover between the Star Wars franchise and the Angry Birds series of video games, launched on November 8, 2012, first for Windows, iOS, and Android devices, later also to Mac and BlackBerry. The game is the sixth Angry Birds game in the series. The characters are copyrighted from George Lucas's double-trilogy. On July 18, 2013, Rovio announced that Angry Birds Star Wars would be heading for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Wii, Wii…

Arizona Sunshine

Arizona Sunshine

Release date: 2016

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Vertigo Games

Arizona Sunshine is a zombie survival first-person shooter video game released on December 6, 2016. The game is compatible with the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Oculus Quest, Valve Index and PlayStation VR virtual reality headsets.