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Ace Combat: Joint Assault

Ace Combat: Joint Assault

Release date: 2010

Genres: Action, Arcade, Combat, Flight, Simulation

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Namco Bandai Games

Ace Combat: Joint Assault, or Ace Combat X² Joint Assault (エースコンバットX² ジョイントアサルト, Ēsu Konbatto Ekkusu Tsū Jointo Asaruto) in Japan, is a 2010 3D arcade, combat flight video game developed by Access Games and published by Namco Bandai Games for the PlayStation Portable. It is the second in the series released for the PlayStation Portable and the fourth for a portable platform. It is also the first game in the Ace Combat franchise to be set in the real world. The game was released on 26 August 2010…

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…

After Burner: Black Falcon

After Burner: Black Falcon

Release date: 2007

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sega

After Burner: Black Falcon is a combat flight simulator video game. Unlike previous games in the series, it is exclusive to the PlayStation Portable and not a port of an arcade game.

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…

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…

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…

Amnesia (video game)

Amnesia (video game)

Release date: 2014

Genres: Fantasy, Investigation

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Idea Factory International

Amnesia (アムネシア, Amuneshia) is a Japanese visual novel series by Idea Factory. It was first released on August 18, 2011, for PlayStation Portable, and then a fan disc in Japan, Amnesia Later, was released on March 15, 2012. Another sequel titled Amnesia Crowd was released on April 18, 2013. They were later combined for a PlayStation Vita release titled "Amnesia Later x Crowd V Edition" on October 16, 2014. Since this series is well received in Japan, it produced various related merchandise such a…

AFL Challenge

AFL Challenge

Release date: 2009

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Tru Blu Entertainment, Sony Computer Entertainment

AFL Challenge is a sports game for the PlayStation Portable, based on the AFL. The game was developed by Australian games developer Wicked Witch Software, and was published by Tru Blu Entertainment and Sony Computer Entertainment. The games fixture is based on the 2009 AFL season and features all official AFL teams and a pre-determined best 22 players for each team, whose positions cannot be changed.

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

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 …

Army of Two: The 40th Day

Army of Two: The 40th Day

Release date: 2010

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3, PSP

Publishers: Buzz Monkey

Army of Two: The 40th Day is a third-person shooter video game developed by EA Montreal and published by Electronic Arts for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game was also released for PlayStation Portable, which was developed by Buzz Monkey. It is the sequel to Army of Two. Army of Two: The 40th Day was released on January 2010 worldwide. The 40th Day focuses on two-player cooperative play and employs a cover system. It features Tyson Rios and Elliot Salem, the two protagonists from the original…

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 & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Wifix

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission: Wifix

Release date: 2006

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Nintendo DS, PSP

Publishers: Atari Europe

Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission Wifix is an action-adventure game for the PlayStation Portable and the Nintendo DS, sequel to Asterix & Obelix XXL. It is a remake of Asterix & Obelix XXL 2: Mission Las Vegum. It revolves around the same plot, with added touch screen minigames, and Wi-Fi.

Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem

Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem

Release date: 2007

Genres: Action

Platforms: PSP

Publishers:

Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem is a 2007 action game exclusive to the PlayStation Portable, developed by Rebellion Developments and published by Vivendi Games. It was released in November 2007 in North America and Europe, and December 2007 in Australia. It is part of the Alien vs. Predator franchise, an amalgamation of the Alien and Predator franchises. Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem is a tie-in to the film of the same title, which was released shortly after the game. The game's plot is loosely base…

Air Traffic Controller

Release date: 2007

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, PSP, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: TechnoBrain

Air Traffic Controller (ぼくは航空管制官, Boku wa Kūkō Kanseikan, shortened as ATC) is a simulation computer game series, developed by TechnoBrain, that simulates the operation of an airport. The games simulate the job of an air traffic controller. The player's mission is to direct planes onto the correct ILS, land them on the runway, taxi them to the correct gate, and to direct takeoffs. Air Traffic Controller was released in Japan in July 1998. Its sequel Air Traffic Controller 2 was released in 2005…

Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka

Release date: 2007

Genres: Harem

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PSP

Publishers: Feng, GN Software

Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka (あかね色に染まる坂, lit. The Hill Dyed Rose Madder), also known in short as Akasaka, is a Japanese adult visual novel developed by Feng and first released for Windows as a DVD on July 27, 2007. A version without adult content was released under the title Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka: Parallel on July 31, 2008, by GN Software for the PlayStation 2. A port of this version of the game was released for the PlayStation Portable on December 17, 2009, under the title Akaneiro ni Somaru Saka:…

Ape Academy 2

Ape Academy 2

Release date: 2005

Genres: Party

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Ape Academy 2 (also known as Piposaru Academia 2: Aiai Sarugee Janken Battle! in Japan) is the sequel to the PlayStation Portable party game Ape Escape Academy. Similar to its predecessor, Ape Academy 2 is a collection of mini-games which can either be played in single player or multiplayer mode. Most of the mini-games borrow from elements of Ape Escape 3. The game has been released in Japan, Europe and Australia but not in North America.

Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines

Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PSP, PS Vita

Publishers: Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed: Bloodlines is an action-adventure video game for PlayStation Portable, part of the Assassin's Creed franchise, taking place in between the events of Assassin's Creed and Assassin's Creed II. The game was developed by Ubisoft Montreal in conjunction with Griptonite Games and published by Ubisoft, it was released on November 17, 2009 in North America and November 20, 2009 in Europe, concurrently with Assassin's Creed II and Assassin's Creed II: Discovery. On June 2, 2009, at the…

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos

Release date: 2006

Genres: Real-time, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Idea FactoryNippon Ichi Software, Ghostlight

Aedis Eclipse: Generation of Chaos, known in Japan and South Korea as Aedis Memories: New Demon World GOC V (イーディス メモリーズ 〜新天魔界 GOCV〜, Īdisu Memorīzu 〜Shin Tenmakai GOC V〜), is a turn-based strategy fantasy video game released for the PlayStation Portable. It was developed by Idea Factory and published by Nippon Ichi Software. The game was released in Japan on May 25, 2006, in North America on April 24, 2007 and in Europe on March 30, 2011. It is the sequel to Generation of Chaos.

Air Conflicts: Aces of World War II

Air Conflicts: Aces of World War II

Release date: 2009

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Graffiti Entertainment

Air Conflicts: Aces of World War II is a Flight Simulator developed by Finnish studio Cowboy Rodeo set in World War II for the PSP in 2009. It is a sequel to the 2006 original game, Air Conflicts.