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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.

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.

Azurik: Rise of Perathia

Azurik: Rise of Perathia

Release date: 2001

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: XBox

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

Azurik: Rise of Perathia is an action-adventure game developed by Adrenium Games and published by Microsoft Game Studios in 2001. Azurik was released early in the Xbox console's life. It features a score by game composer Jeremy Soule, with additional music by Julian Soule.

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…

Amped 2

Amped 2

Release date: 2003

Genres: Sports

Platforms: XBox

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

Amped 2 is a sequel to Microsoft's snowboarding game Amped, which was an Xbox launch title. The game was introduced as part of the XSN Sports lineup, which included such games as NFL Fever 2004, Links 2004, NBA Inside Drive 2004, NHL Rivals 2004, Top Spin and RalliSport Challenge 2.

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…

All-Star Baseball 2005

Release date: 2004

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Acclaim Entertainment

All-Star Baseball 2005 is a baseball video game developed by Acclaim Studios Austin and published by Acclaim Entertainment for PlayStation 2 and Xbox in 2004. The game features Derek Jeter on the cover.

All-Star Baseball 2004

Release date: 2003

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox

Publishers: Acclaim Entertainment

All Star Baseball 2004 is a baseball video game developed by Acclaim Studios Austin and Acclaim Studios Manchester and published by Acclaim Entertainment in 2003. It features Derek Jeter on the cover.

All-Star Baseball 2003

Release date: 2002

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox

Publishers: Acclaim Entertainment

All Star Baseball 2003 is a baseball video game published by Acclaim Entertainment in 2002. The game features Derek Jeter on the cover. There are several different modes of play, such as exhibition, managing an existing Major League Baseball team, creating a team or creating a player. Many United States cities are available for "expansion," in addition to Mexico City and Puerto Rico.

Armed and Dangerous

Armed and Dangerous

Release date: 2003

Genres: First-person, Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox

Publishers: LucasArts

Armed and Dangerous is a 2003 video game created by Planet Moon Studios and released by LucasArts. It is a third-person action-adventure shooter which parodies both other games and several other media such as The Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, and Monty Python and the Holy Grail, using humorous in-game dialogue and cutscenes. The game features known actors and voice actors such as Brian George as main hero Roman, Jeff Bennett, John Mariano and Pat Fraley as his sidekicks Jonesy, Rexus and Q (resp…

Atari Anthology

Atari Anthology

Release date: 2011

Genres: Compilation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Atari, Inc.

Atari - 80 Classic Games in One!, also called Atari: The 80 Classic Games, is a video game collection of 1980 video games previously published by Atari, Inc. and Atari Corporation, reproducing Atari's games from its arcade and Atari 2600 game console platforms. Many games permit one to play each title at varying speeds, with time limits, or with a shifting color palette. Extra contents include original arcade artwork and scans of the instruction manuals for the Atari 2600 games, video interviews…

Area 51

Area 51

Release date: 2005

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Midway Games

Area 51 is a science fiction first-person shooter video game that was released in 2005. It was developed by Midway Studios Austin and published by Midway for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Microsoft Windows. A Nintendo GameCube version was also in development but was silently canceled. It is a loose remake of the 1995 light gun video game of the same name, and was followed in 2007 by the loosely related BlackSite: Area 51. The player controls Ethan Cole, a HAZMAT operative sent to the Area 51 base…

Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano

Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano

Release date: 2005

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Valcon Games, Black Bean Games

Alfa Romeo Racing Italiano, known in Europe as SCAR - Squadra Corse Alfa Romeo (SCAR - Alfa Romeo Racing Team), is a racing video game for the PlayStation 2, Windows and Xbox. It was developed by Milestone srl and released in 2005. All the cars in the game are manufactured by the Alfa Romeo motor company. While most of the tracks are in Italy, a few are in other countries like Germany and the United States. A distinguishing feature of the game is that it models driver development using a system …

AstroPop

AstroPop

Release date: 2004

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox 360, XBox

Publishers: PopCap GamesSorrent

AstroPop is a real-time puzzle video game developed and published by PopCap Games. The Adobe Flash version can be played online for free at several different websites, or a deluxe version can be downloaded and unlocked for a fee. The game is available for Xbox and Xbox 360 through Xbox Live Arcade. AstroPop was ported over to the PlayStation 2 in 2007 alongside another PopCap game, Bejeweled 2 which was released as a two-game compilation pack as PopCap Hits! Volume 1. The game has also been por…

Arch Rivals

Arch Rivals

Release date: 1989

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Sega Game Gear, Nintendo Nes, PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox, Arcade

Publishers:

Arch Rivals is a basketball arcade game released by Midway in 1989. Billed by Midway as "A Basket Brawl", the game features two-on-two full court basketball games in which players are encouraged to punch opposing players and steal the ball from them. Arch Rivals allows players to select from a variety of fictional teams (although arcade operators can change the team names to reflect real ones) and players. One playable character, "Tyrone" was also featured in the animated Power Team segments of …

Alter Echo

Alter Echo

Release date: 2003

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: THQ

Alter Echo is a third-person action-adventure video game developed by Outrage Games and published by THQ. It was released for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox on August 19, 2003 in North America, and on October 3, 2003 in Europe.

AirForce Delta Storm

AirForce Delta Storm

Release date: 2001

Genres: Flight, Simulation

Platforms: XBox

Publishers: Konami

Airforce Delta Storm, known as Airforce Delta II (エアフォース デルタII, Eafōsu Deruta Tsū) in Japan and simply as Deadly Skies (same as the first game) in Europe, is a fighter jet video game released in 2001 for the Xbox. It is the sequel to the Sega Dreamcast game Airforce Delta. A game also named Airforce Delta Storm was released in 2002 for the Game Boy Advance. While having the same name, this game's plot is based on the previous title in the series, Airforce Delta.

America's Army: Rise of a Soldier

America's Army: Rise of a Soldier

Release date: 2005

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: XBox

Publishers: Ubisoft

America's Army: Rise of a Soldier is a game developed by the United States Army, Ubisoft, and Secret Level. In addition to containing the original America's Army, the game includes a single player mode based on Major Jason Amerine's experiences in Afghanistan in 2001. It was released in the United States on November 17, 2005 for the Xbox. The PlayStation 2 version was in development for some time, but ultimately was cancelled.Unlike the original America's Army, this game is not freeware. The gam…

Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction

Aliens Versus Predator: Extinction

Release date: 2003

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Aliens versus Predator: Extinction is a 2003 military science fiction real-time strategy video game developed by Zono and published by Electronic Arts and Fox Interactive for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. Based on the Alien vs. Predator franchise, the game offers three single player campaigns that cover Alien, Predator, and human storylines. Each storyline and species has unique characteristics and gameplay elements that are adapted from film and comic sources. Unlike many real-time strategy games…