Glossary

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits

Release date: 2003

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits (Known as Arc the Lad: Seirei no Tasogare "アークザラッド 精霊の黄昏" in Japan, and Arc: Twilight of the Spirits in Europe) is a 2003 tactical role-playing video game developed by Cattle Call and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the sixth game released in the Arc the Lad series, and the first game in the series released for the PlayStation 2 and made in 3D. The game was re-released in Japan as a premium box set. The game was also produced by certain member…

ATV Offroad Fury

ATV Offroad Fury

Release date: 2001

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

ATV Offroad Fury is a 2001 racing video game developed by Rainbow Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation 2 in North America and Europe.

Ape Escape 3

Ape Escape 3

Release date: 2005

Genres: Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Ape Escape 3 (サルゲッチュ3, Saru Getchu 3) is a platform video game published and developed by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 2 video game console. The game has been rated for release on PlayStation 4 but no announcement of its release has been made.

ATV Offroad Fury 4

ATV Offroad Fury 4

Release date: 2006

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

ATV Offroad Fury 4 is a racing video game developed by Climax Racing and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 2.

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.

Aqua Vita

Aqua Vita

Release date: 2007

Genres: Life, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Aqua Vita (renamed Aquatopia in the North American market) is an interactive virtual aquarium developed by SCE London Studio in association with Playlogic Entertainment for the PlayStation 3 platform, which utilizes the PlayStation Eye camera peripheral. It was released on the European PlayStation Store on October 25, 2007 and appeared on the North American PlayStation Store on November 20, 2007.

Arc the Lad III

Arc the Lad III

Release date: 1999

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Arc the Lad III is a tactical role-playing video game developed by ARC Entertainment and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation.

Adibou

Release date:

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…

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.

Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories

Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories

Release date: 2008

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Aquanaut's Holiday: Hidden Memories (AQUANAUT'S HOLIDAY ~隠された記録~, , Aquanaut's Holiday: Kakusareta Kiroku) is a PlayStation 3 game developed by Artdink and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. A Japanese version was released in Japan and South East Asia on September 25, 2008. A translated English and Chinese version (Aquanaut's Holiday ~堡礁秘辛~) was released in South East Asia on November 20, 2008.

Amplitude

Amplitude

Release date: 2003

Genres: Music

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment, Harmonix

Amplitude is a music video game developed by Harmonix for the PlayStation 2. It is the sequel to Frequency. The game was released in North America on March 24, 2003 and in Europe on September 26, 2003. In Amplitude the player controls a beat blaster ship across a lane of six tracks, each track representing a musical instrument and containing note gems that the player shoots at in time with the music. The player earns points for accurate playing and increases their scoring multiplier by playing a…

Arc the Lad

Arc the Lad

Release date: 1995

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Arc the Lad is a tactical role-playing video game developed by G-Craft and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation. It was the best-selling Japanese PlayStation game of 1995 with over a million copies sold. The story begins as the young girl Kukuru goes to put out the Flame Cion. At the same time, the hero Arc begins his quest to search for his estranged father, who left him and his mother 10 years ago. The two meet after Kukuru has put out the flame and is attac…

Aconcagua

Release date: 2000

Genres: Horror, Survival

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Aconcagua (アコンカグア) is a 2000 PlayStation adventure video game developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released only in Japan.The game is set on a mountain after a plane crash, and allows for the switching between characters.

Ape Escape

Ape Escape

Release date: 1999

Genres: Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Ape Escape is a platform video game, developed by SCE Japan Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released for the PlayStation in May 1999 in North America, and June 1999 in Japan. The first in the Ape Escape series, the game tells the story of an ape named Specter who gains enhanced intelligence and a malevolent streak through the use of an experimental helmet. Specter produces an army of apes, which he sends through time in an attempt to rewrite history. Spike, the player…

Ape Escape Academy

Ape Escape Academy

Release date: 2004

Genres: Party

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Ape Escape Academy, also known as Ape Academy in Europe and Piposaru Academia: Dossari! Sarugee Daizenshuu in Japan, is a game for the PlayStation Portable system that consists of a collection of 45 mini-games, many of which borrow from elements of Ape Escape 2. The game was first released in Japan and later in Europe and North America. By utilizing the PSP's Wi-Fi capabilities, up to 4 players can play at a time. A sequel, Ape Escape Academy 2 was released in Japan and Europe, but not in North …

Ape Quest

Ape Quest

Release date: 2008

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Ape Quest (known as Sarugetchu: Piposaru Senki in Japan) is a role-playing video game spinoff from the Ape Escape series by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is a PlayStation Portable title and was released in North America and Europe exclusively on the PlayStation Store and a UMD in Japan only. It is downloadable as a free Starter Pack, with the remainder of the game available as three separate downloadable chapters.

Athens 2004

Athens 2004

Release date: 2004

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment, Eidos Interactive

Athens 2004 is the official video game of the XXVIII Olympic Summer Games, hosted by Athens, Greece in 2004. Developed by Eurocom and published by Sony Computer Entertainment (Eidos Interactive for PC), it was released for the PlayStation 2 and Microsoft Windows.

Afrika

Afrika

Release date: 2008

Genres: Life, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: JP, Sony Computer Entertainment, NA, Natsume

Afrika, known in Southeast Asia as Hakuna Matata, is a photography and safari simulation video game for the PlayStation 3. Developed by Rhino Studios and published by Natsume, the game was first announced in a promotional video during the Sony press conference at E3 2006. Afrika has been referred to as being similar to the Nintendo 64 title Pokémon Snap.

ATV Offroad Fury Pro

ATV Offroad Fury Pro

Release date: 2006

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

ATV Offroad Fury Pro is a racing video game, a loose port of ATV Offroad Fury 4 for the PlayStation Portable, developed by Climax Racing and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is the successor of ATV Offroad Fury: Blazin' Trails. The game was released on October 26, 2006 in North America (five days before ATV Offroad Fury 4 on the PlayStation 2), in Europe on June 20, 2008, and in Australia six days later.

Arc the Lad II

Arc the Lad II

Release date: 1996

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Arc the Lad II is a tactical role-playing video game developed by ARC Entertainment and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation. The story continues from the first game, although the focus shifts from Arc to Elc. It expands from the gameplay of the first installment, with a larger world and a more diverse cast. An anime was made based on this game.