Glossary

Kingdom of Paradise

Kingdom of Paradise

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Kingdom of Paradise is an action role-playing video game available for the PlayStation Portable handheld system. The game is called Tenchi no Mon in Japan and Key of Heaven in Europe. It was released in North America in December 2005 and in Europe in March 2006. On April 24, 2008 it was released as a downloadable title from the North American PlayStation Store. A prequel is available in Japan, Korea, and China called Tenchi no Mon 2: Busouden. Heavily influenced by Asian culture in general, and …

Knights of the Temple II

Knights of the Temple II

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure, Hack'n'slash

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Playlogic Entertainment, TDK Mediactive

Knights of the Temple II is an open-world action-adventure game, developed by Cauldron and published by Playlogic Entertainment. It is the sequel to Knights of the Temple: Infernal Crusade.

Kao Challengers

Kao Challengers

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Atari, Inc.

Kao Challengers is an action-adventure video game featuring Kao the Kangaroo. Challengers is an enhanced remake of Kao the Kangaroo: Round 2, released a year earlier in Europe.

Kingdom Hearts II

Kingdom Hearts II

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Hack'n'slash, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Square Enix

Kingdom Hearts II is a 2005 action role-playing game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 2 video game console. The game is a sequel to Kingdom Hearts, and like the original game, combines characters and settings from Disney films with those of Square Enix's Final Fantasy series. An expanded re-release of the game featuring new and additional content, Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix, was released exclusively in Japan in March 2007. The Final Mix version of the game was later re…

Kusari

Release date: 2005

Genres: Novel

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Aquaplus

Kusari (鎖, lit. Chains) is an eroge visual novel by Leaf. It is a suspense adventure game dealing with psychological warfare as players are pitted against a cunning and powerful criminal while trapped in the open sea on a cruise ship. Although this game produced Leaf, much of the staff for this game was outsourced. This was because the game was outside of the fantasy or true love scenario games that have become the company's backbone. Instead the game had twisted dark scenarios. As the game's st…

Gundam Seed: Rengou vs. Z.A.F.T.

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PSP, Arcade

Publishers: Bandai

Gundam Seed: O.M.N.I. vs Z.A.F.T. is a third person arcade game based on the Gundam Seed franchise. It was developed in 2005 by Capcom and published by Bandai (now known as Bandai Namco Games) in Japan. Similarly to Mobile Suit Gundam: Gundam vs. Zeta Gundam, the player can choose to ally themselves with either O.M.N.I., Z.A.F.T. or Blue Cosmos and fight against the other factions. The Arcade Mode has 9 stages plus a bonus Extra Stage. On November 11, 2005, a PlayStation 2 port was released in J…

Kameo

Kameo

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: XBox 360

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

Kameo: Elements of Power is a 2005 action-adventure video game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Game Studios. The player controls Kameo, a 16-year-old elf, who journeys to recover her elemental powers and captive family from her outcast sister Kalus and Thorn, the troll king. Kameo's ten elemental powers let her transform into creatures and use their varied abilities to solve combat-oriented puzzles and progress through the game's levels. Kameo is known for its prolonged development …

Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes

Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes

Release date: 2005

Genres: Hack'n'slash, Real-time

Platforms: XBox

Publishers: metacritic, }} Edge, reviewed Heroes in issue 155, awarding 7 out of 10. The main criticisms were that some troop types are still unable to flourish during situations when they should, some AI glitches and inconsistencies, and it feels more like a set of tweaks and fixes than a fully honed sequel. However, it was still recognised as a stirring, challenging experience which rewards a player for using levelheaded, adaptive tactics. The chaotic, brutal melee combat and support for online play was also highlightedEdge magazine, issue E155, November 2005

Kingdom Under Fire: Heroes is an action strategy game, the prequel to Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders, released in 2005 for the Xbox.

Kino's Journey

Release date: 2005

Genres: Adventure, Fantasy

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: ASCII Media Works

Kino's Journey —the Beautiful World— (Japanese: キノの旅 —the Beautiful World—, Hepburn: Kino no Tabi —the Beautiful World—), shortened to Kino's Journey, is a Japanese light novel series written by Keiichi Sigsawa, with illustrations by Kouhaku Kuroboshi. The series follows a traveler named Kino and her talking motorcycle named Hermes, as they explore countries with unique customs and people around a mysterious world, only spending three days at each location. The series originally started serializ…

Kirby: Canvas Curse

Kirby: Canvas Curse

Release date: 2005

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Nintendo DS, Wii U

Publishers: Nintendo

Kirby: Canvas Curse, known in Europe as Kirby: Power Paintbrush, is a platforming video game developed by HAL Laboratory, published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS and released in 2005. While Kirby: Canvas Curse is a platformer, it does not play like a traditional Kirby video game, as it solely requires the use of the stylus. A Wii U sequel, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, was released in 2015.

Peter Jackson's King Kong

Peter Jackson's King Kong

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Nintendo DS, GameCube, XBox, PSP, PS Vita

Publishers: Ubisoft

Peter Jackson's King Kong: The Official Game of the Movie is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Ubisoft, based on the 2005 film King Kong. The game was created in collaboration between the film's director Peter Jackson and the game's director Michel Ancel. The game follows New York scriptwriter Jack Driscoll through Skull Island, as he attempts to save love interest Ann Darrow who has been sacrificed by the island's natives to the giant gorilla King Kong. The game allows p…

Killer7

Killer7

Release date: 2005

Genres: Adventure, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube

Publishers:

Killer7 is a 2005 action-adventure video game for the GameCube and PlayStation 2, developed by Grasshopper Manufacture and Capcom Production Studio 4 and published by Capcom. The game was written and directed by Goichi Suda, also known by the nickname Suda51, and produced by Hiroyuki Kobayashi. The game follows an elite group of assassins called the "killer7". The assassins, physical manifestations of a man named Harman Smith, perform hits on behalf of the United States government. Through these…