Glossary

After...

After...

Release date: 2003

Genres: Novel

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Sega Dreamcast

Publishers: Ciel, Pionesoft

After... is an adult Japanese visual novel developed by Ciel which was released on June 27, 2003, playable on the PC as a CD or a DVD.The early DVD version includes a guide book and soundtrack CD and the early CD version includes a guide book and a mouse pad. Subsequent enhanced ports to the Dreamcast and to the PlayStation 2 as After... ~Wasureemu Kizuna~ were released. Both ports feature their own exclusive characters and new scenarios not in the original PC release.

Airport Tycoon

Airport Tycoon

Release date: 2003

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: TalonSoft, Global Star Software

Airport Tycoon is a business simulation game released for Windows 95/98 in 2000. It was developed in the United Kingdom by Krisalis Software (now defunct). In Airport Tycoon, the player must successfully build and manage an airport without going bankrupt. There have been two sequels created for Airport Tycoon: Airport Tycoon 2 and Airport Tycoon 3. There was to be a Nintendo 64 version released as well, but this version was cancelled for unknown reasons.

Airborne Assault: Highway to the Reich

Release date: 2003

Genres: Action, First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Matrix Games

Airborne Assault: Highway to the Reich is video game released in 2003.

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…

Astro Boy: Omega Factor

Astro Boy: Omega Factor

Release date: 2003

Genres: Beat'em-up

Publishers: Sega, Activision Blizzard, THQ

Astro Boy: Omega Factor is a beat 'em up video game developed by Treasure and Hitmaker, and published by Sega (THQ in Europe). The game was released for the Game Boy Advance on December 18, 2003 in Japan; August 18, 2004 in North America; and February 18, 2005 in Europe. The game is based on Osamu Tezuka's manga and anime franchise Astro Boy. However, it also features characters and plotlines from the artist's entire canon of work. While Astro Boy had been well known for decades in Japan, the No…

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.

Advanced Warriors

Release date: 2003

Genres: Interactive movie

Publishers: High Point Film and Television Ltd.

Advanced Warriors is an Interactive movie by British studio LightworX CGI Ltd. starring Jeremy Bulloch which was released in 2003.

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising

Release date: 2003

Genres: Turn-based

Publishers: Nintendo

Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising is a turn-based tactics video game for the Game Boy Advance. It was developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo in 2003. It is the second game in the Advance Wars sub-series of Nintendo Wars. It is preceded by Advance Wars and followed by Advance Wars: Dual Strike. Black Hole Rising is nearly identical to the previous game in terms of core gameplay; there was only a small change in overall graphical style and some small content additions. The stor…

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.

Age of Wanderer

Release date: 2003

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: OSC

Age of Wanderer (Korean: 야인시대), also known as Yainsidae, is a beat 'em up game for PC, developed by Joymax. The game is based on a k-drama by SBS of the same name.

Ashen Empires

Release date: 2003

Genres: Multiplayer, Online, Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Pixel Mine, Iron Will Games, Asylumsoft Inc., TKO Software

Ashen Empires is a two-dimensional massively multiplayer online role-playing game created by American developer Jason "Lothgar" Ely and now owned by Iron Will Games. It was released for a free, open beta in 2002 and later officially released in 2003.

AGON

AGON

Release date: 2003

Genres: Adventure

Publishers:

AGON is a series of episodic adventure games for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows by Private Moon Studios. The game uses QuickTime VR-styled panoramas in a first-person camera mode. The game takes place starting in 1903.

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.

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…

Ant War

Release date: 2003

Genres: Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Anarchy Enterprises

Ant War is computer game for Windows published by American studio Anarchy Enterprises in 2003. In Ant War, the player must make strategic decisions to grow a colony of ants in order to conquer the world, by battling against enemies such as crickets or spiders. The goal is to accumulate 1 billion ants.

Active Lancer

Release date: 2003

Genres: Shoot Em Up

Publishers: Freeverse

Active Lancer is a 2D shoot 'em up video game created by Freeverse for Mac OS 9 and macOS. It plays in the style of many old school computer games and features little plot line or story development. The demo is downloadable from macgamefiles.com. There are several levels the player is required to complete. It lacks a multiplayer mode but two players can play together on the same computer. It was much less successful than Freeverse's popular WingNuts Series. It was re-released as part of a 'Best…

Apocalyptica (video game)

Apocalyptica (video game)

Release date: 2003

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Konami

Apocalyptica is a third-person shooter computer game that was developed by British studio Extreme FX and published by Konami on October 24, 2003.

AquaNox

AquaNox

Release date: 2003

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2

Publishers: Ravensburger Interactive Media

AquaNox is a series of submarine-based first-person shooter/simulation video games set in the distant future. The collection includes AquaNox, AquaNox 2: Revelation and AquaNox: The Angel's Tears. The predecessor and the starter of the series is the MS-DOS title Archimedean Dynasty.

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.

Atlantis Underwater Tycoon

Atlantis Underwater Tycoon

Release date: 2003

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

Atlantis Underwater Tycoon is an underwater city-building simulation game in which the player acts as a tycoon to simulate the real-time design and management of an underwater civilization. It was developed by American studio Anarchy Enterprises and published by Activision Value, and released on March 21, 2003 for Microsoft Windows. Atlantis Underwater Tycoon was the first building sim to be set underwater.