Glossary

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…

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.

Ascend: Hand of Kul

Ascend: Hand of Kul

Release date: 2013

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360

Publishers: Microsoft Studios, Signal Studios

Ascend: Hand of Kul (formerly Ascend: New Gods) was a 2013 free-to-play game for the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. It was unveiled at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2012 during Microsoft's press conference. Though the beta version was available in the Xbox Live Arcade for free to Gold members, the game never saw full release. On August 18, 2014 the game was delisted from the Xbox marketplace. On August 21, 2014 it was announced the game's server will be closing November 18, 2014. The PC ver…

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…

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 …

Akai Katana

Akai Katana

Release date: 2010

Genres: Bullet hell

Platforms: XBox 360, Arcade

Publishers: CaveRising Star Games

Akai Katana (赤い刀, Red Katana) is a bullet hell shooter video game developed by Cave that was released on August 20, 2010 in arcades. A video game console port, Akai Katana Shin (赤い刀 真), was released on the Xbox 360 on May 26, 2011 in Japan. Rising Star Games released the game in North America and Europe on May 15, 2012. It is the fourth horizontal shoot 'em up game from the company, the prior three being Progear, Deathsmiles, and Deathsmiles II. The game's soundtrack was composed by Ryu Umemoto…

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth

Release date: 2007

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: THQ

Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth (known as Avatar: The Legend of Aang – The Burning Earth in Europe) is a 2007 video game for Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2, Wii, and Xbox 360 based on the animated television series Avatar: The Last Airbender. It was one of the last games released for the Game Boy Advance in North America and Europe. It is the sequel to the 2006 game Avatar: The Last Airbender. The game was followed by a sequel, Avatar: The Last Airbender – Into the I…

Alien Hominid

Alien Hominid

Release date: 2004

Genres: Action

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox 360, GameCube, XBox, Apple IOS

Publishers: O3 Entertainment, Zoo Digital Publishing, The Behemoth

Alien Hominid is an independently developed run and gun video game developed by The Behemoth. The game was developed from an Adobe Flash game originally released on Newgrounds in August 2002. O3 Entertainment released the game for PlayStation 2 and GameCube in North America in 2004, whilst ZOO Digital Publishing released the game in Europe for PlayStation 2, Xbox, mobile phones and Gizmondo in 2005. A port for the Game Boy Advance, co-developed by Tuna Technologies, was also released in Europe i…

America's Army: True Soldiers

America's Army: True Soldiers

Release date: 2007

Genres: Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: XBox 360

Publishers: Ubisoft

America's Army: True Soldiers is a first-person shooter video game developed by Red Storm Entertainment and published by Ubisoft. It was released on November 15, 2007. It is a spin-off of the United States Army's computer game America's Army.

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.

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…

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.

AirMech

AirMech

Release date: 2018

Genres: Action, Arena, Combat, Multiplayer, Online

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

Publishers: Carbon GamesUbisoft

AirMech is a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Carbon Games for Microsoft Windows, with Android and VR version in the works. Originally released onto Steam's early access program in November 2012 as the game was fully released in March 2018 under the name AirMech Strike, and additionally released a version on the Xbox 360, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 under the name AirMech Arena.

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…

Alan Wake's American Nightmare

Alan Wake's American Nightmare

Release date: 2012

Genres: Action, Adventure, Horror, Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360

Publishers: Microsoft Studios, |Remedy Entertainment

Alan Wake's American Nightmare is a video game developed by Remedy Entertainment and published by Microsoft Studios. The game is a downloadable follow-up to its predecessor, Alan Wake, but is not a sequel per se, rather serving as an in-universe spinoff. The game is an Xbox 360 title and was released on 22 February 2012 worldwide. A Microsoft Windows version was released on 22 May 2012 in North America, 29 June 2012 in Europe and 15 November 2012 in Australia. Like its predecessor, the game rece…

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.

All Zombies Must Die!

All Zombies Must Die!

Release date: 2011

Genres: Action, Adventure, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Square Enix

All Zombies Must Die! is a top-down shooter action-adventure video game for up to four players. The game was released as a downloadable title for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 video game consoles and Microsoft Windows. It is the spiritual successor to Burn Zombie Burn.

Apple Jack

Release date: 2010

Genres:

Platforms: XBox 360

Publishers: Xbox Live Marketplace

Apple Jack is an Xbox Live Indie game developed by British independent developer Tim Sycamore under the name My Owl Software. The game was published in May 2010. It is a 2D puzzle/platform game. The game's plot revolves around Apple Jack rescuing his dogs from kidnappers.