Glossary

The Matrix: Path of Neo

The Matrix: Path of Neo

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Atari, Inc.

The Matrix: Path of Neo is an action-adventure video game, the third spin-off from the Matrix series and the second developed by Shiny Entertainment. The game was written and directed by The Wachowskis, who wrote and directed the three The Matrix films. Players control the character Neo, participating in scenes from the films. In Shiny Entertainment's first licensed Matrix game, Enter the Matrix, only sideline characters were playable. It did not feature the series' protagonist Neo, and due to i…

Total Overdose

Total Overdose

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers:

Total Overdose: A Gunslinger's Tale in Mexico (commonly referred to as simply Total Overdose) is an open world third-person shooter video game developed by Deadline Games and published by SCi Games for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2 and Xbox.

The House of the Dead 4

The House of the Dead 4

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 3, Arcade

Publishers: Sega

The House of the Dead 4 is a horror-themed light gun arcade game and the fourth installment of the House of the Dead series of video games, developed by Sega. The game takes place between the events of The House of the Dead 2 and The House of the Dead III, and introduced several new gameplay concepts. Players can control characters James Taylor, from The House of the Dead 2 (on the left side), or Kate Green, a new character to the series (on the right side). The game was followed by House of the…

The Tower SP

The Tower SP

Release date: 2005

Genres: Management, Simulation

Publishers: Nintendo, Sega

The Tower SP is a 2005 construction and management simulation video game for the Game Boy Advance. It is a port and revision of SimTower (1994), known as The Tower in Japan, with some elements of Yoot Tower (1998). In the game, the player is tasked to construct a tower for their company boss, Yama.

Tick! Tack!

Release date: 2005

Genres: Novel

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

Tick! Tack! is the second eroge visual novel in the Shuffle! series created by Navel for Microsoft Windows. The game is the first sequel to Navel's first game, Shuffle!, continuing Nerine's path. The basic set-up is that Rin, Nerine, Itsuki, and Mayumi find a strange watch that transports them back in time, where they met Forbesii before he is married and has Nerine. While he is engaged to Ai, his maid, Sage, is also in love with him, causing a love triangle. The players actions determine who Fo…

The King of Fighters XI

The King of Fighters XI

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: PlayStation 2, Arcade

Publishers: Sega, / SNK Playmore

The King of Fighters XI is a 2D fighting game produced by SNK Playmore. It is the eleventh installment in The King of Fighters series following The King of Fighters 2003. It was originally released as a coin-operated arcade game for the Atomiswave platform in 2005. A home version for the PlayStation 2 was released in Japan in 2006, followed by releases in the PAL region and North America in 2007. It is the first The King of Fighters game to not run on the Neo Geo and also the first one to not be…

Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkan

Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkan

Release date: 2005

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox

Publishers:

Ty the Tasmanian Tiger 3: Night of the Quinkan is a 3D platforming game developed by Krome Studios and published by Activision for the GameCube, PlayStation 2 and Xbox systems, along with a 2D side-scrolling version of the game released for the Game Boy Advance by Fruit Ninja developer Halfbrick. The game was later remastered in HD for Microsoft Windows and was made available through Steam in 2018. It is the only game in the series published by Activision as opposed to Electronic Arts and is als…

The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer

The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

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

Publishers: THQ

The Incredibles: Rise of the Underminer is a 2005 action-adventure video game which serves as an alternative sequel to the animated film The Incredibles (2004) as well as its associated video game tie in. It features Mr. Incredible and Frozone fighting The Underminer's legion of robot minions. The game features cameo appearances by the rest of the Incredibles, though they are not playable characters and don't talk in the game as well. John Ratzenberger reprises his role of the Underminer in the …

The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Pumpkin King

Release date: 2005

Genres: Platform

Publishers:

Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Pumpkin King (ティム・バートンナイトメアー・ビフォア・クリスマス パンプキン・キング, Timu Bāton Naitomeā Bifoa Kurisumasu: Panpukin Kingu), is a platform game release in 2005 for the Game Boy Advance, based on the 1993 stop motion animated film The Nightmare Before Christmas. The game is a prequel to the film and tells of Jack's first encounter with Oogie Boogie, and how he claimed the title of "The Pumpkin King". The Pumpkin King was released at the same time in North America as …

Tabloid Tycoon

Tabloid Tycoon

Release date: 2005

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

Tabloid Tycoon is a business simulation game released in 2005 in which you run a scandalous newspaper. The aim is to sabotage your rivals, settle lawsuits, give would-be paparazzi jobs and take pictures of the most scandalous things. You have to build your empire so as to make newspapers fresh out of the press.

Taito Legends

Taito Legends

Release date: 2005

Genres: Arcade, Platform, Puzzle, Racing, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Empire Interactive, Sega

Taito Legends is a compilation of 29 arcade games released for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, and Microsoft Windows. The games were originally developed by Taito Corporation. The European release was published by Empire Interactive, who had licensed the games from Taito and developed the compilation. Although they did not get official credit for it in the American versions, Sega published the North American and South American releases. Extra features include interviews with some of the game designers…

The Lord of the Rings: Tactics

The Lord of the Rings: Tactics

Release date: 2005

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Electronic Arts

The Lord of the Rings: Tactics is a tactical role-playing game for the Sony PlayStation Portable. It features characters from The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien. However, it is a direct adaptation of Peter Jackson's film adaptations, and has characters that resemble the films' depictions of them. Tactics was published by Electronic Arts. The game was released for the PlayStation Store on September 30, 2009.

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox

Publishers: Ubisoft

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Lockdown is the fourth game in the Rainbow Six series. The initial design and PlayStation 2 version were developed by Red Storm Entertainment and the Xbox version was developed by the Ubisoft Montreal studio. Both are published by Ubisoft. The mobile phone version was released on June 9, 2005; the PlayStation 2 and Xbox versions were released on September 6; the GameCube version was released on September 27; and a version for Windows was released on February 16, 2006.

Telltale Texas Hold'em

Telltale Texas Hold'em

Release date: 2005

Genres: Card

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Telltale Games

Telltale Texas Hold'em is a poker video game released by Telltale Games. It is the only game by Telltale Games to use solely original characters rather than licensed ones. The game was hinted at by Telltale Games before release when they stated that they would release a mini game or two before the announcement of their first adventure game. Telltale Texas Hold'Em was released by Telltale to examine the benefits of digital distribution. The game would serve as the basis for Telltale's other pok…

Tenchu: Time of the Assassins

Tenchu: Time of the Assassins

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PSP

Publishers:

Tenchu: Time of the Assassins is an action-adventure stealth video game developed by K2 LLC and published by FromSoftware in Japan and Sega in Europe for the PlayStation Portable in 2005. This marks the first game in the series not to be released in North America. The game features many characters from previous Tenchu games, including some deceased from previous titles. Time of the Assassins includes a "buffed up" mission editor, first introduced in Tenchu Shinobi Gaisen.

Tales of the World: Narikiri Dungeon 3

Tales of the World: Narikiri Dungeon 3

Release date: 2005

Genres: Role-playing

Publishers: Namco

Tales of the World: Narikiri Dungeon 3 (テイルズオブザワールド なりきりダンジョン3, Teiruzu Obu za Waarudo Narikiri Danjon 3) is a spin-off from the Tales RPG series made by Namco. The game was released exclusively in Japan for the Game Boy Advance on January 6, 2005. Tales of the World: Narikiri Dungeon 3's characteristic genre name is Cosplay S-RPG (コスプレS-RPG, Kosupure S-RPG).

Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop

Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop

Release date: 2005

Genres: Party

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Bandai

Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop (たまごっちのプチプチおみせっち, Tamagocchi no Puchi Puchi Omisecchi) is a shop simulator game released by Bandai in 2006 for the Nintendo DS and has characters from the Tamagotchi series. It was later followed by Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 2, released late that same year. The game requires the player to choose one of three Tamagotchi (Mametchi, Memetchi or Kuchipatchi) to run a store, playing a different mini-game for each store to serve customers.

Tokyo Xtreme Racer: Drift 2

Tokyo Xtreme Racer: Drift 2

Release date: 2005

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Genki, Crave Entertainment, Konami

Tokyo Xtreme Racer DRIFT 2 (known as Kaido Battle: Touge no Densetsu (lit. Kaido: Legend of the Mountain Pass) in Japan and Kaido Racer 2 in Europe and Australia) is a racing simulator by Genki that was released in 2005. It is the third installment in the Kaido Battle series, being a sequel to Kaido Battle 2: Chain Reaction (known as Kaido Racer in Europe and Australia), and it borrows heavily to the influential Shutokou Battle series created by the same company.

The Bible Game

The Bible Game

Release date: 2005

Genres: Christian

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Crave Entertainment

The Bible Game is a Christian party game, developed by Mass Media Inc., and published by Crave Entertainment. It is aimed at Christians and is "family-friendly". There are a variety of trivia questions related to the Old Testament. The main two modes are "TV Game Show" and "Challenge Games". The latter lets players choose any minigame.

True Crime: New York City

True Crime: New York City

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, GameCube, XBox

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

True Crime: New York City is a 2005 neo-noir open world action-adventure video game developed by Luxoflux for PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube. It was ported to Microsoft Windows by Aspyr, and to mobile by Hands-On Mobile. It was published on all systems by Activision. The PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube versions were released in November 2005, the PC version in March 2006, and the mobile version in March 2007. It is the second entry in the True Crime franchise, after the 2003 True Crime: Stree…