Glossary

Plobb!

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shoot 'em up

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

Plobb! is a single-player 2D freeware game developed with BlitzMax. The game involves the player guiding the small blob-shaped main character named "Plobb" around the screen where he is attacked by enemy bubbles. The aim is to eliminate the bubbles and finally also the arch-enemy in order to win the game and regain Plobb's freedom. The game was created as a research project by Bastiaan van Rooden from Nothing Ltd., Switzerland, which develops other freeware games but also advergames among other …

Predator: Concrete Jungle

Predator: Concrete Jungle

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox

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Predator: Concrete Jungle is a 2005 action video game developed by Eurocom for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox consoles. In the game the player controls a disgraced Predator who must regain his honor by killing the humans who have stolen his technology. The game is named after the first volume of the Dark Horse Comics Predator comics series, but does not share the same plot.

Perfect World (video game)

Perfect World (video game)

Release date: 2005

Genres: Role-playing

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Perfect World (Chinese: 完美世界, commonly abbreviated as PW and W2), is a 3D adventure and fantasy MMORPG with traditional Chinese settings. Players can take on various roles depending on choice of race and choice of class within that race. Characters develop skills over time with experience and level up via questing rewards and can use and upgrade physical and magical weapons, and team up with other players to fight against monsters in instances, bosses on the open world as well as other players. …

Project Reality

Release date: 2005

Genres: First-person, Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: The Project Reality Team

Project Reality is a series of combined arms tactical first-person shooter video game modifications which aim to create a realistic combat environment where the core gameplay encourages teamwork and coordination. The original version, Project Reality: BF2, was released in 2005 for Battlefield 2, it is still being updated on a regular basis and became a stand-alone game in 2015.Project Reality for ARMA 2 was released as a beta in 2011, development was later moved to ARMA 3 in 2013. In September 2…

Pathologic

Pathologic

Release date: 2005

Genres: Adventure, Role-playing, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

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Pathologic (Russian: Мор. Утопия, tr. Mor. Utopiya, IPA: [ˈmor ‖ ʊˈtopʲɪjə], lit. 'Pestilence. Utopia') is a 2005 role-playing and survival game developed by Russian studio Ice-Pick Lodge. The game was released in Russia by Buka Entertainment in June 2005, followed by a localised English release from G2 Games in 2006. An updated version, Pathologic Classic HD, was developed by General Arcade, published by Gambitious Digital Entertainment, and released in October 2015. A remake was developed by I…

Polarium Advance

Polarium Advance

Release date: 2005

Genres: Puzzle

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Polarium Advance is the sequel to the Nintendo DS puzzle game Polarium. Polarium Advance was developed by Mitchell Corporation for the Game Boy Advance. The object of the game is similar to that of Polarium. Black and white tiles fill a grid, and by drawing a single line in the grid, tiles can be flipped from black to white (or vice versa). Solid, horizontal lines of all black or all white tiles are erased, and the goal is to erase the entire grid in this manner. The game received a re-release …

Project Snowblind

Project Snowblind

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Eidos Interactive

Project: Snowblind is a first-person shooter video game developed by Crystal Dynamics and published by Eidos Interactive in 2005 for PlayStation 2, Xbox and Microsoft Windows. The game follows soldier Nathan Frost, who is enhanced with nanotechnology following injuries on a mission and sent against a military regime known as the Republic. Players control Frost through a series of linear levels, using enhancements both in combat and to manipulate security devices such as cameras. The online multi…

Pokémon Trozei!

Pokémon Trozei!

Release date: 2005

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Nintendo, The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Trozei!, released as Pokémon Link! in Europe, is a Pokémon-themed puzzle video game for the Nintendo DS. It was released in Japan on October 20, 2005, in North America on March 6, 2006, in Australia on April 28, 2006, and in Europe on May 5, 2006.

Psychonauts

Psychonauts

Release date: 2005

Genres: Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Majesco Entertainment

Psychonauts is a platforming game developed by Double Fine Productions that first released in 2005. The game was initially published by Majesco Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, Xbox and PlayStation 2; Budcat Creations helped with the PlayStation 2 port. In 2011, Double Fine acquired the rights for the title, allowing the company to republish the title with updates for modern gaming systems and ports for OS X and Linux. Psychonauts follows the player-character Raz (Razputin) (voiced by Richar…

Puyo Puyo Fever 2

Puyo Puyo Fever 2

Release date: 2005

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Nintendo DS, PSP

Publishers: Sega

Puyo Puyo Fever 2 (ぷよぷよフィーバーチュー!, Puyopuyo Fībā Chū!) is a video game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega. The game was released as a sequel to the previous title, Puyo Pop Fever. The gameplay remains relatively unchanged, but several new modes are introduced. The game features nine different plots, each one pertaining to its three protagonists. Puyo Puyo Fever 2 was released exclusively in Japan for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation Portable in November 2005, and later for the Nintend…

PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient

PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient

Release date: 2005

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: D3 Publisher

PQ: Practical Intelligence Quotient is a puzzle game for the PlayStation Portable. The game is known as Practical IQ in Europe. The game's framework is centered on discovering the player's "practical intelligence quotient," by completing a test consisting of 100 puzzles. The player controls a white, human-like avatar who can interact with the game world. The puzzles are all logic-based, and include a variety of tasks, from rearranging blocks to avoiding security guards to operating machinery. …

Pizza Frenzy

Pizza Frenzy

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: PopCap Games

Pizza Frenzy is an arcade-style pizza delivery game written by Sprout Games and published by PopCap Games. A trial Windows version of the game can be downloaded and played for an hour, with full capabilities unlockable for a fee.

Protöthea

Protöthea

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shoot 'em up

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

Protöthea is a shoot 'em up video game developed by Argentinian studio Digital Builders originally released for Windows PCs in 2005. A redesigned version for WiiWare was released in North America on June 2, 2008 and in Europe on October 23, 2009. The PC version of the game was the winner of the Cartoon Network-sponsored Project Goldmaster Award at the 2005 Independent Games Festival.

Point of Destruction

Point of Destruction

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action

Publishers: Gizmondo Studios

Point of Destruction is an action game for the Gizmondo. The game is a remake of the Commodore 64 game POD.

Popeye: Rush for Spinach

Popeye: Rush for Spinach

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Platform, Racing

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Popeye: Rush for Spinach is a Game Boy Advance video game based on the comic strip of same name created by E. C. Segar, licensed from King Features Entertainment. It was developed by French studio Magic Pockets and published by Namco (North America) in 2005, and Atari (Europe) in 2006.

Pac 'n Roll

Pac 'n Roll

Release date: 2005

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Namco

Pac 'n Roll is a video game developed by Namco for the Nintendo DS. The game stars a 3D Pac-Man as the user rolls him throughout the playing field using the touchscreen. The classic arcade Pac-Man game is also unlockable. It was later released for the Wii on the Namco Museum Remix and Namco Museum Megamix compilation games.

Project Gotham Racing 3

Project Gotham Racing 3

Release date: 2005

Genres: Racing

Platforms: XBox 360

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

Project Gotham Racing 3 is a racing video game developed by Bizarre Creations and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It was released exclusively for the Xbox 360 as a launch title in November 2005. The game was rated by Official Xbox Magazine as Xbox 360 "Game of the Year" (2005), as well as "Best 1st Person (Not Shooter) of the Year", because of its realistic inside-car view. A sequel, Project Gotham Racing 4, was released in October 2007.

Pac-Man World 3

Pac-Man World 3

Release date: 2005

Genres: Platform

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

Publishers:

Pac-Man World 3 is a platform video game developed by Namco Hometek and Blitz Games and published by Namco for the PlayStation 2, the GameCube, the Xbox, the PlayStation Portable, the Nintendo DS, and Microsoft Windows. The game was planned for release on Game Boy Advance, but this release is cancelled. The Nintendo DS version was ported by Human Soft. Released in 2005, it is the third installment in the Pac-Man World series and the only one in the series to not be released in Japan. It also fea…

Pariah

Pariah

Release date: 2005

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox

Publishers: Groove Games

Pariah is a first-person shooter video game, developed by Brainbox Games, HIP Games and Digital Extremes. It was released on May 3, 2005 for Microsoft Windows and Xbox. It uses a modified version of the Unreal engine and the Havok physics engine.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team and Red Rescue Team

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team and Red Rescue Team

Release date: 2005

Genres: Roguelike

Publishers: Nintendo, The Pokémon Company

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team are a matched pair of Pokémon games for the Nintendo DS and Game Boy Advance, respectively. The games were developed by Chunsoft, published by The Pokémon Company, and distributed by Nintendo. Red Rescue Team was the last Pokémon game released for the Game Boy Advance. The two versions are mostly identical, with Blue Rescue Team taking advantage of the dual-screen features and increased graphical and sound cap…