Glossary

A Way Out

A Way Out

Release date: 2018 (03/31/2018)

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Electronic Arts

A Way Out is an action-adventure game developed by Hazelight Studios and published by Electronic Arts under their EA Originals program. It is the second video game to be directed by Josef Fares after Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. The game has no single-player option: it is only playable in either online or local split screen co-op between two players. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on March 23, 2018, selling over a million copies in two weeks.

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…

Amnesia

Amnesia

Release date: 1986

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Commodore 64

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Amnesia is a text adventure written by science fiction author Thomas M. Disch, programmed by Kevin Bentley, and published by Electronic Arts in 1986 for IBM PC compatibles (as a self-booting disk) and Apple II. A Commodore 64 version was released in 1987. Disch's ironic, rich writing style, is in distinct contrast to the functional or tongue-in-cheek tone of most text adventures. Over half of Disch's novel-length manuscript had to be cut from the published version due to the storage limitations…

Auto Destruct

Auto Destruct

Release date: 1998

Genres: Racing

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Auto Destruct is a video game developed by the Swedish studio Neurostone and published by Electronic Arts. It was released for the PlayStation in January 1998. The player takes on the role of a retired race car driver hunting down the fanatical cult which murdered his wife and daughter. The music was composed by English electronic producer Danny Briottet.

Alice: Madness Returns

Alice: Madness Returns

Release date: 2011

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Alice: Madness Returns is a psychological horror hack and slash action-adventure platform video game developed by Independent studio Spicy Horse and released by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is the sequel to American McGee's Alice (2000). James "American" McGee, a video game designer who is most famous for working on the Doom series, was involved in the development. The game was released worldwide beginning in North America on June 14, 2011, followed by Eu…

Abrams Battle Tank

Abrams Battle Tank

Release date: 1988

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Dos, Sega Mega Drive

Publishers: Electronic Arts, Sega

Abrams Battle Tank, released as M-1 Abrams Battle Tank for the Sega version, is a video game developed by Dynamix and published by Electronic Arts in 1988 for MS-DOS. It simulates the American battle tank M1 Abrams.

Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island

Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island

Release date: 2001

Genres: Pinball

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island is a pinball video game released in 2001 by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows.

American McGee's Alice

American McGee's Alice

Release date: 2000

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Electronic Arts, |Aspyr Media

American McGee's Alice is a 2000 third-person action-adventure video game developed by Rogue Entertainment under the direction of designer American McGee and published by Electronic Arts (EA). The game was originally released for personal computers running Microsoft Windows and Mac OS. Although a planned PlayStation 2 port was cancelled, the game was later released digitally for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game's premise is based on the Lewis Carroll novels Alice's Adventures in Wonderla…

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…

Arena Football: Road to Glory

Arena Football: Road to Glory

Release date: 2007

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Arena Football: Road to Glory is a PlayStation 2 video game developed by Electronic Arts (under their EA Sports brand). It was released on February 22, 2007, and was the follow up to their first Arena Football video game. The cover features fullback/linebacker Bob McMillen, from ArenaBowl XX's champion team, the Chicago Rush. The game includes all the rules, rosters, and teams for the AFL season. For the first time the Arena Football minor league, AF2, is included in the series.

Anthem

Anthem

Release date: 2019

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Anthem is an online multiplayer action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. The game was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 22, 2019. Set on an unnamed planet, players assume the role of Freelancers, heroic adventurers who wear powerful exosuits to defend humanity from the threats beyond their cities' walls. The game's title refers to the Anthem of Creation, a powerful and mysterious force responsible for mos…

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel

Release date: 2013

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel is a third-person shooter video game developed by the Montreal branch of Visceral Games and released on March 26, 2013 by Electronic Arts for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It is the third game in the Army of Two series, following 2008's Army of Two and 2010's Army of Two: The 40th Day. The game takes place in Mexico and pits T.W.O. against a drug cartel known as La Guadaña (Spanish for "the Scythe"). It is the first game in the series to run on the Frostbite 2 g…

Apex Legends

Apex Legends

Release date: 2019

Genres: Action, Combat, First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Apex Legends is a free-to-play first-person shooter battle royale game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by Electronic Arts. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on February 4, 2019, without any prior announcement or marketing. A Nintendo Switch version is planned for release in 2021, along with cross-platform play between all supported platforms that was released on October 6, 2020.In Apex Legends, up to 20 three-person squads or 30 two-person duos l…

Arena Football

Arena Football

Release date: 2006

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Arena Football is an Arena Football League video game developed by Electronic Arts (under their EA Sports brand) for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. It was released on February 7, 2006. The cover features quarterback John Dutton of the Colorado Crush, the champions of ArenaBowl XIX. The game is similar to EA's other simulation football games (NCAA Football and Madden NFL), but adopts a style of play that is similar to the faster and more frantic paced Arena game. The game includes all the rules, ros…

Aliens versus Predator

Aliens versus Predator

Release date: 1999

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Electronic Arts, Rebellion Developments

Aliens versus Predator is a 1999 science fiction first-person shooter video game developed by Rebellion Developments and published by Electronic Arts for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It is a part of the Alien and Predator crossover franchise, Alien vs. Predator. A sequel, Aliens versus Predator 2, was developed by Monolith Productions and released by Sierra in 2001.

Andretti Racing

Release date: 1996

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Sega Saturn

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Andretti Racing is a video game developed by American studios High Score Productions and Stormfront Studios and published by Electronic Arts for the PlayStation, Sega Saturn and Windows in 1996. Andretti Racing is based on the popularity of legendary racing drivers Mario Andretti and Michael Andretti.