Glossary

Anno: Create A New World

Anno: Create A New World

Release date: 2009

Genres: Management, Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: Ubisoft

Anno: Create a New World, also known as Dawn of Discovery in North America, is a real-time strategy and city-building game for Nintendo DS and Wii. It was developed by Keen Games and is published by Ubisoft. It is a spinoff of the Anno series.

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Animal Crossing: City Folk

Release date: 2008

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing: City Folk, known in Europe and Oceania as Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City, is a 2008 life simulation video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii console and the third game in the Animal Crossing series. It is also one of the first titles that was re-released as a part of the Nintendo Selects collection in 2011. In City Folk, the player character lives in a rural village populated with anthropomorphic animals, taking part in various activities such as collect…

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun

Release date: 2007

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Wii

Publishers: The Adventure Company

Agatha Christie: Evil Under the Sun is a video game by American studio AWE Productions released for the Windows and Nintendo Wii, and is the third installment of The Adventure Company's Agatha Christie series, developed by AWE Productions, based on Agatha Christie's 1941 novel Evil Under the Sun. The Windows version was released in 2007, and the Wii version one year later.Evil Under the Sun features Hercule Poirot as the protagonist, unlike the previous game in the series, Agatha Christie: Murde…

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…

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.

Another Code: R – A Journey into Lost Memories

Another Code: R – A Journey into Lost Memories

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Nintendo

Another Code: R – A Journey into Lost Memories is a point-and-click adventure game for the Wii console. It is the sequel to Another Code: Two Memories (known as Trace Memory in North America). Unlike its predecessor, the game has not been released outside Japan and Europe.

Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None

Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None

Release date: 2005

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Wii

Publishers: The Adventure Company

Agatha Christie: And Then There Were None (also simply known as And Then There Were None) is a 2005 point-and-click adventure game developed by AWE Productions and published by The Adventure Company for Microsoft Windows. It was the first in The Adventure Company's Agatha Christie series. The game is a detective murder-mystery; it begins with nine people, including Patrick Narracott, the playable character, who meet and journey to the fictional Shipwreck (Soldier) Island. There, two additional…

Art of Balance

Art of Balance

Release date: 2010

Genres: Puzzle, Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Wii U

Publishers: Shin'en Multimedia

Art of Balance (stylized as art of balance) is a physics-based puzzle video game developed and published by Shin'en Multimedia. The game was originally released on WiiWare in 2010, then enhanced in high definition and ported to the Wii U's eShop in 2013, PlayStation 4 in 2016 and to Nintendo Switch in 2018. A version was also ported to the Nintendo 3DS's eShop in 2012, titled Art of Balance TOUCH!

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.

Active Life: Outdoor Challenge

Active Life: Outdoor Challenge

Release date: 2008

Genres: Racing, Sports

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Bandai Namco Games

Active Life: Outdoor Challenge (Family Trainer: Athletic World in Japan and Family Trainer in Europe) is a video game for the Wii produced by Bandai Namco Games. Players use a mat similar to the Power Pad in conjunction with the Wii Remote in order to complete a variety of mini-games. The game is comparable to Wii Fit. As of January 30, 2009, the game has sold one million copies worldwide. A sequel, titled Active Life: Extreme Challenge, was released on August 11, 2009.

Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland

Release date: 2010

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: Disney Interactive Studios

Alice in Wonderland is action-adventure video game published by Disney Interactive Studios. Based on the Tim Burton's 2010 film of the same name, it was released in the same week as the film for the Wii, Nintendo DS, Windows PC and Zeebo, with the soundtrack being composed by video game music composer Richard Jacques. The Wii, DS, and PC versions were released on March 2, 2010. The DS game is completely different from the Wii and PC versions.

Arctic Tale

Arctic Tale

Release date: 2007

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: Metacritic

Arctic Tale is a video game for the Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance and Wii. The game is about trying to survive as a polar bear (adult or young), a walrus, a killer whale, or an Arctic fox. It is loosely based on the National Geographic documentary about Arctic wildlife also called Arctic Tale.

Arkanoid Plus!

Arkanoid Plus!

Release date: 2009

Genres: Breakout

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Taito

Arkanoid Plus! (Japanese: アルカノイド Plus!, Hepburn: Arukanoido Plus!) is a Breakout clone game released for WiiWare on September 28, 2009.

Armin van Buuren: In the Mix

Armin van Buuren: In the Mix

Release date: 2010

Genres: Music

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Foreign Media Games

Armin van Buuren: In The Mix is a music video game for the Wii console. It was announced in May 2009 and was developed by TransGaming Technologies of Canada and published by Foreign Media Games (now Easy Interactive). The game was released in the United Kingdom on 12 November 2010.

Academy of Champions: Soccer

Academy of Champions: Soccer

Release date: 2009

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Ubisoft

Academy of Champions: Soccer (known as Academy of Champions: Football in Europe) is a soccer video game developed by Ubisoft Vancouver and published by Ubisoft for the Wii. The game features a story mode set at a magical soccer academy, in which the player must build a group of five players to challenge other teams. Academy of Champions features arcade-style soccer, focusing on tricks, shooting, and the whimsical nature of the academy.

A Boy and His Blob

A Boy and His Blob

Release date: 2009

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Wii, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, XBox One, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Majesco Entertainment

A Boy and His Blob is a platform-puzzle video game developed by WayForward Technologies and published by Majesco Entertainment. It is a re-imagining of the 1989 video game, A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia, which was originally developed by Imagineering for the NES. The game was released for the Wii in North America on October 13, 2009, and in Europe on November 6, 2009. A high-definition port of the game developed by Abstraction Games was released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PlayStatio…

All Star Cheer Squad

All Star Cheer Squad

Release date: 2008

Genres: Music

Platforms: Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: THQ

All Star Cheer Squad is a rhythm video game developed by Gorilla Systems for the Wii and Nintendo DS. It was released on October 27, 2008.The game is THQ's "first original property created specifically for girls".

Adibou

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Genres: Adventure, Educational

Platforms: Atari ST, Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Dos, PlayStation 2, Wii

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment, Vivendi Games

Adibou (English: Adiboo) is an educational video gaming series first developed by Coktel Vision. The franchise expanded into comic books, music and television series (such as Adiboo Adventure (2009)). Titles in the series follow Adiboo, a young boy who teaches children about a variety of topics including nature, maths, and language. Most stories are set in the world of Celesta. The series is divided into different categories based on target market: Adi for 10-14 year-olds, Adibou for 4-7 year-ol…

Anubis II

Anubis II

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Wii

Publishers: 'Europe'Metro3D Europe, Data Design Interactive, 'North America'Conspiracy Entertainment

Anubis II (pronounced Anubis the Second; the game is not a sequel) is an action game from UK based developer Data Design Interactive. The game was published by Conspiracy Entertainment in the United States.

Angry Birds Trilogy

Angry Birds Trilogy

Release date: 2012

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, XBox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3, Wii U, PS Vita

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

Angry Birds Trilogy is a video game co-developed by Rovio Entertainment, Exient Entertainment, Housemarque, and Fun Labs and published by Activision. The game contains the first three games of the popular mobile game series (Angry Birds, Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio) and was released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and on Nintendo 3DS on September 25, 2012 in North America and September 28 in Europe. Both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of the game are able to be played with motio…