Glossary

God of War

God of War

Release date: 2005 (03/22/2005)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Role-playing

Publishers: Del Rey Books

God of War is an action-adventure game developed by Santa Monica Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE). First released on March 22, 2005, for the PlayStation 2 (PS2) console, it is the first installment in the series of the same name and the third chronologically. Loosely based on Greek mythology, it is set in ancient Greece with vengeance as its central motif. The player controls the protagonist Kratos, a Spartan warrior who serves the Olympian Gods. The goddess Athena tasks…

Greg Hastings Tournament Paintball MAX'D

Greg Hastings Tournament Paintball MAX'D

Release date: 2005

Genres: First-person, Shooter, Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, XBox

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

Greg Hastings Tournament Paintball MAX'D (GHTP) is an action sport first person shooter developed by The Whole Experience, under joint venture with Paintball Players Productions, LLC, and published by Activision on Xbox, Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, and PlayStation 2. MAX'D is the sequel to Greg Hastings Tournament Paintball (2004 Xbox). GameCube and PlayStation Portable versions were planned, but were cancelled. Despite this, the Wii version of Greg Hastings Paintball 2, released in 2010, su…

GT Legends

GT Legends

Release date: 2005

Genres: Racing, Simulation

Publishers:

GT Legends is a sports car racing simulator for the PC developed by SimBin Studios (later Sector3 Studios). It is based on the 2005 FIA Historic Racing Championships for GTC and TC cars of the 1960s and 1970s. This is a modern-day championship for historic cars, and so the circuit designs in GT Legends are those of the modern era, contrasting with games such as Grand Prix Legends which are actually set in historic times. GT Legends has the same graphics engine as rFactor (developed by Image Spac…

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: PSP

Publishers:

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, released in Japan as Kokaku Kidotai: Stand Alone Complex - Domain of the Hunters (攻殻機動隊 STAND ALONE COMPLEX -狩人の領域-, Kōkaku Kidōtai Sutando Arōn Konpurekkusu -Kariudo no Ryōiki-), is a first-person shooter video game based on the cyberpunk anime series Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and a sequel to the first Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex game of the same title, developed by G-Artists and published for the PlayStation Portable by Sony Co…

Gakuen Heaven

Release date: 2005

Genres: Romance, Yaoi

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, PSP

Publishers: SPRAY, NEC Interchannel, Prototype

Gakuen Heaven (Japanese: 学園ヘヴン, Hepburn: Gakuen Hebun, lit. "Academy Heaven") is a media franchise originating from the Windows game Gakuen Heaven: Boy's Love Scramble, originally released by the company SPRAY. The franchise gradually expanded to include more games, drama CDs, manga, and anime.

Ganbare Goemon: Tōkai Dōchū Ōedo Tengu ri Kaeshi no Maki

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Konami

Ganbare Goemon: Tōkaidōchū Ōedo Tengurikaeshi no Maki (がんばれゴエモン~東海道中 大江戸天狗り返しの巻~) is a Goemon game released for the Nintendo DS on June 23, 2005. Its release marked the revival of the series' medieval Japanese themes and quirky humor, as previous games had taken place in a futuristic setting or with a more serious tone.

Gunstar Super Heroes

Gunstar Super Heroes

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action

Publishers: Sega, THQ

Gunstar Super Heroes, (also known as Gunstar Future Heroes in Europe) is a run and gun video game for the Game Boy Advance developed by Treasure and published by Sega in 2005. It is the sequel to the 1993 Sega Genesis game Gunstar Heroes, with the story taking place after the events of the original game and featuring an expanded combat system over its predecessor.

Gun (video game)

Gun (video game)

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox 360, GameCube, XBox, PSP

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

Gun is a Western-themed action-adventure video game developed by Neversoft and published by Activision for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, and Xbox 360 (as a launch title) in 2005. The PlayStation Portable version was released a year later under the title Gun: Showdown, this version features new side-missions, a multiplayer mode, and other additions that were not available in the console versions. During its first month, the game sold 225,000 copies across the four console syst…

Genji: Dawn of the Samurai

Genji: Dawn of the Samurai

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure, Hack'n'slash

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Genji (ゲンジ, Genji) (released as Genji: Dawn of the Samurai in the US) is a 2005 PlayStation 2 game, developed by Game Republic and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. It is loosely based on The Tale of the Heike. A sequel, Genji: Days of the Blade, was released for PlayStation 3.

Geneforge 3

Geneforge 3

Release date: 2005

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Spiderweb Software

Geneforge 3 is the third video game in the Geneforge series of role-playing video games created by Spiderweb Software.

Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero

Release date: 2005

Genres: Music

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: RedOctane

Guitar Hero is a 2005 music rhythm video game developed by Harmonix and published by RedOctane for the PlayStation 2. It is the first main installment in the Guitar Hero series. Guitar Hero was released in November 2005 in North America, April 2006 in Europe and June 2006 in Australia. The game's development was a result of collaboration between RedOctane and Harmonix to bring a Guitar Freaks-like game to United States. The game features a guitar-shaped controller (resembling a miniature Gibson …

Girls Bravo

Release date: 2005

Genres: Harem, romantic comedy

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Kadokawa Shoten

Girls Bravo (Japanese: GIRLSブラボー, Hepburn: Gārusu Burabō) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Mario Kaneda and serialized from 2000 to 2005 in Shōnen Ace by Kadokawa Shoten. The story focuses on a high school boy who is allergic to girls who is transported to a mysterious world with a mostly female population; when he returns, one of the girls from that world becomes his housemate. The anime adaptation of Girls Bravo, directed by Ei Aoki and animated by AIC Spirits, aired in Ja…

Gaelic Games: Football

Release date: 2005

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Gaelic Games: Football is a video game developed by IR Gurus and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The game was released on 11 November 2005. It is based on Ireland's Gaelic NFL and was developed by an Australian company that (at the time) made the AFL video game series. No player names are featured. Gaelic Games: Football is the first GAA video-game to be released on a video game console.

Golden Nugget Casino DS

Release date: 2005

Genres: Gambling

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Majesco Entertainment

Golden Nugget Casino DS is a 2005 video game developed by American studio Skyworks Interactive and released by Majesco Entertainment for the Nintendo DS. The game, named for the Las Vegas casino of the same name, is the first Golden Nugget themed game released for the DS. A prior game was released for the Game Boy Advance in 2004 (this Game Boy Advance game was later released again in 2005 as a 2 Games in 1 pack along with Texas Hold Em Poker), and another prior game was released for the Ninte…

Global Defence Force

Global Defence Force

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PSP, PS Vita

Publishers:

Global Defence Force is a PlayStation 2 third-person shooter video game developed by Sandlot. The game was originally published as The Chikyū Bōeigun 2 in Japan by D3 Publisher, as volume 81 of the Simple 2000 series of budget games. It was later released in Europe by Essential Games, the brand created by D3 Publisher to publish Simple 2000 series games in Europe.Players assume the role of a member of the earth defense force and fight giant insects and other enemies, who have invaded earth from …

Geniu$: The Tech Tycoon Game

Geniu$: The Tech Tycoon Game

Release date: 2005

Genres: Educational, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Viva Media

Geniu$: The Tech Tycoon Game (German: Genius Unternehmen Physik) is a business simulation game in which the player operates an industrial business, making products from bicycles to aircraft. New technologies are obtained through physics questions to be solved by the player, occurring at intervals mirroring real-world innovation. There are two related games, Genius: Task Force Biology (German: Genius: Task Force Biologie) and Genius: Politics (German: Genius: Im Zentrum der Macht).

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PSP, PS Vita

Publishers: Lucid Games

Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories is an action-adventure game developed in a collaboration between Rockstar Leeds and Rockstar North, and published by Rockstar Games. The ninth installment in the Grand Theft Auto series, it was initially released as a PlayStation Portable exclusive in October 2005. A port for the PlayStation 2 was released in June 2006. At the time of release, the recommended retail price of the PS2 port was around half the price of the PSP version, because the PS2 version …

Generation of Chaos

Generation of Chaos

Release date: 2005

Genres: Real-time, Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: NIS America, Midas Interactive Entertainment, HyperDevbox Japan

Generation of Chaos, released in Japan as New Demon World: GOCIV Another Side (新天魔界 ~GOCIV アナザサイド~, Shin Tenmakai ~GOCIV Anaza Saido~) is a turn-based strategy RPG fantasy video game released for the PlayStation Portable, developed by Idea Factory and published in the U.S. by NIS America. NIS America released the game in the U.S. on February 28, 2006. An Android port of the title, developed by HyperDevbox Japan, was released on December 15, 2011. The game is the fourth in a series of Generation …

Gary Grigsby's World at War

Release date: 2005

Genres: War

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Matrix Games

Gary Grigsby's World at War is a 2005 computer wargame developed by 2 by 3 Games and published by Matrix Games.

Ghost Online

Release date: 2005

Genres: Fantasy, Multiplayer, Online

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: MGame, Netgame, OurGame, GameFlier

Ghost Online also known as Ghost Soul and GO was a free fast paced action-based sidescrolling, massively multiplayer online game that is currently released in South Korea, Japanese, Chinese, Thailand and Malaysian-English. On July 8, the Global version went into Open Beta, but was closed down on June 3, 2009. Created by Netgame, which is a division of MGame USA Inc.(Taiwan and China 搞鬼 is a free, 2D computer graphics, side-scrolling MMORPG developed by the Korean company MGame. Several versions …