Glossary

Warhawk

Release date: 1995

Genres: Simulation

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Warhawk, released as AirAssault in Japan, is a futuristic arcade-style flight-combat game for the Sony PlayStation console, developed by SingleTrac and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was originally released on November 10, 1995 in North America and a month later in Europe. It was later re-released as part of Sony's Greatest Hits line-up. A Windows version slated for release in 1996 was canceled.A multiplayer-only remake of the same name has been developed by Incognito Entertainment…

Warhawk

Warhawk

Release date: 2007

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Warhawk is a multiplayer third-person shooter video game developed by Incognito Entertainment for the PlayStation 3. It is a remake of an aerial warfare game of the same name, which was an early title on the original PlayStation. It was the first PlayStation 3 game to be available both for download on the PlayStation Network and for retail on Blu-ray Disc. For the United States, Blu-ray Disc and PlayStation Network versions were released on August 28, 2007. The PlayStation Network version was re…

WRC: Rally Evolved

WRC: Rally Evolved

Release date: 2005

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

WRC: Rally Evolved (also known as WRC 5 and WRC 2005) is a racing video game for the PlayStation 2 and was released only in Europe on October 28, 2005. It is the fourth rallying game to be officially licensed by the FIA World Rally Championship and the last to be developed by Evolution Studios. The game is based on the 2005 WRC season.

Warrior's Lair

Release date:

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PS Vita

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Warrior's Lair was an action role-playing video game set in a medieval fantasy setting being developed for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. The game was presented June 2011 at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) where it demonstrated Sony Computer Entertainment's new handheld games console, and the ability to transfer active games between the two consoles.The game was being co-developed by Sony Computer Entertainment and Idol Minds, but Sony announced its cancellation in July 2013. The…

Wild Arms 2

Wild Arms 2

Release date: 1999

Genres: Role-playing

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Wild Arms 2, known in Japan as Wild Arms: 2nd Ignition (ワイルドアームズ セカンドイグニッション, Wairudo Āmuzu Sekando Igunisshon), is a role-playing video game, and the second installment in the Wild Arms series, developed by Media.Vision and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released in 1999 on the Sony PlayStation video game console, and in 2007 on the Sony PlayStation Network. When a terrorist organization called Odessa tries to conquer the world, an international anti-terrorist group called ARM…

Wild Arms

Wild Arms

Release date: 1996

Genres: Role-playing

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Wild Arms is a role-playing video game developed by Japanese company Media.Vision. Originally released in Japan in 1996 for the PlayStation, it was later translated and released in North America in 1997 and Europe in 1998 by Sony Computer Entertainment. It features a fantasy setting and motif and 2D computer graphics for normal gameplay, while battle sequences are rendered in 3D.Taking place in the fantasy world of Filgaia, Wild Arms follows the adventures of a band of miscreants and adventurers…

WRC: FIA World Rally Championship Arcade

Release date: 2002

Genres: Racing

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

WRC: FIA World Rally Championship Arcade (also known as FIA WRC Arcade) is a 2002 off-road arcade rally game released for the PlayStation, based upon the 2002 World Rally Championship season. The game was developed by Unique Development Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment.

World Tour Soccer: Challenge Edition

World Tour Soccer: Challenge Edition

Release date: 2005

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

World Tour Soccer: Challenge Edition, known as simply World Tour Soccer in North America, is a sports video game developed by SCE London Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for PlayStation Portable.

Walking with Dinosaurs

Walking with Dinosaurs

Release date: 2013

Genres: Augmented reality

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Walking with Dinosaurs (or Wonderbook: Walking with Dinosaurs) is an augmented reality video game developed by Supermassive Games in collaboration with the BBC, as part of the resurgence of the Walking with Dinosaurs brand spearheaded by the feature film. It was released in Europe on 13 November 2013, and in North America on 12 November 2013, alongside Diggs Nightcrawler and Book of Potions.

World Tour Soccer 2

World Tour Soccer 2

Release date: 2006

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

World Tour Soccer 2, known as World Tour Soccer 06 in North America, is a sports video game developed by SCE London Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for PlayStation Portable.

WRC 3

WRC 3

Release date: 2003

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

WRC 3: The Official Game of the FIA World Rally Championship (also known as WRC 2003) is a racing video game developed by Evolution Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment in 2003 as a part of the World Rally Championship series. The game was released for PlayStation 2 on November 21, 2003 in Europe, and later on May 27, 2004 in Japan (where it was published by Spike).

Wipeout Pulse

Wipeout Pulse

Release date: 2007

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Wipeout Pulse (stylised as wipEout pulse) is a futuristic racing video game developed by SCE Studio Liverpool and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation Portable. It was released in December 2007 in Australia and Europe, and in February 2008 in North America. A PlayStation 2 port was released in Europe in June 2009. The game is the seventh instalment of the Wipeout series and serves as a sequel to Wipeout Pure. It takes place in 2207 and revolves around players competing in…

Wipeout 2048

Wipeout 2048

Release date: 2012

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PS Vita

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Wipeout 2048 is a racing video game in which players pilot anti-gravity ships around futuristic race tracks. It was developed by SCE Studio Liverpool and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The game, which was a launch title for the Sony PlayStation Vita hand-held console, was released on 19 January 2012 in Japan, and on 22 February in Europe and North America. It is the ninth installment of the Wipeout series and the last game to be developed by Studio Liverpool before its closure in Augu…

Wipeout HD

Wipeout HD

Release date: 2008

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Wipeout HD is a futuristic racing video game developed by Sony Studio Liverpool and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3. It is the eighth installment of the Wipeout series and was first released on the PlayStation Network on 25 September 2008 in both Europe and North America, and on 29 October 2008 in Japan. A major expansion pack titled Wipeout HD Fury was released worldwide via the PlayStation Network worldwide on 23 July 2009. A retail version was later made availab…

White Knight Chronicles: Origins

White Knight Chronicles: Origins

Release date: 2011

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

White Knight Chronicles: Origins is a role-playing video game developed by SCE Japan Studio, and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for the PlayStation Portable. The game is a prequel to the 2008 title White Knight Chronicles, and was announced for Japan in the June 30, 2010 issue of Famitsu and was finally released on February 3, 2011. In Europe, the game was released on June 8 in most European countries, June 9 for Australia and New Zealand and June 10 for UK and Ireland, wit…

When Vikings Attack!

When Vikings Attack!

Release date: 2012

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PS Vita

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

When Vikings Attack! is a fighting video game by British studio Clever Beans. The game was released in November 6, 2012 as a downloadable game for the PlayStation 3 and supports Sony's cross-play feature on the PS Vita. It is included on the "Best of PlayStation Network Vol. 1" compilation disc, released June 18, 2013.

White Knight Chronicles

White Knight Chronicles

Release date: 2008

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

White Knight Chronicles is a fantasy role-playing video game developed by Level-5 and SCE Japan Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation 3. It is Level-5's first project for the system. As of August 8, 2009 it has sold 350,000 copies in Japan. A sequel titled White Knight Chronicles II was released in Japan in 2010. A related game for the PlayStation Portable, titled White Knight Chronicles: Origins was released in Japan, Europe and, Australia in 2011.

Work Time Fun

Work Time Fun

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: D3 Publisher, Sony Computer Entertainment

Work Time Fun, known in Japan as Baito Hell 2000 (バイトヘル2000, Baito Heru Nisen, "Baito" being short for Arubaito, a Japanese loanword for "part-time job") is a video game developed by D3 and Sony for the PlayStation Portable. The English title is a play on the slang "WTF", short for 'What The Fuck?', indicating confusion. WTF was released in Japan on December 22, 2005, and in America on October 17, 2006. On October 2, 2008 it became available for download from the PlayStation Store. The game's hu…

Wipeout Pure

Wipeout Pure

Release date: 2005

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Wipeout Pure (stylised as wipE'out pṳrE) is a futuristic racing video game developed by SCE Studio Liverpool and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation Portable. It was first released on 24 March 2005 in North America, on 7 April 2005 in Japan and on 1 September 2005 in Europe. In North America and Europe, it was a launch title for the platform. It is the sixth installment of the Wipeout series. The game takes place in the year 2197, exactly 100 years after Wipeout 2097, an…