Glossary

Winnie the Pooh's Rumbly Tumbly Adventure

Winnie the Pooh's Rumbly Tumbly Adventure

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, GameCube

Publishers: Ubisoft

Winnie the Pooh's Rumbly Tumbly Adventure is an action-adventure video game, released in 2005. Intended towards younger audiences, it was published by Ubisoft and Disney Interactive and developed by French company Phoenix Studio. The game is based on the Disney version of the Winnie the Pooh character. A mobile game titled Pooh's Hunny Trouble, was released on 2009 for Disney Mobile Studios. The game was re-released as a PS2 Classic on the PlayStation Store in 2013.

Wildlife Tycoon: Venture Africa

Release date: 2005

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Pocketwatch Games, MumboJumbo

Wildlife Tycoon: Venture Africa is a simulation video game set in Africa. Players create and control African animals such as lions, elephants, zebras in this strategy game. To succeed, the player must discover the unique behaviors of each species and build food and water sources to suit them. They must plan their ecosystem well so that it can help both predator and prey achieve balance in the wild. The player can also select any animal and teach it about far away food sources, or select a predat…

We Love Katamari

We Love Katamari

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Puzzle, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Enterbrain

We Love Katamari is a video game developed and published by Namco for the PlayStation 2. It was released in Japan on July 6, 2005, in North America on September 20, 2005, and in Europe on February 2, 2006. It is the sequel to the previous year's sleeper hit, Katamari Damacy. This is the last game in the series that had involvement with the series creator Keita Takahashi.

World Racing 2

World Racing 2

Release date: 2005

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: TDK Mediactive

World Racing 2 is a video game. It was developed by Synetic and published by TDK. It was released for Windows, PlayStation 2 and Xbox. It was released in North America in 2006. It is a racing game and the sequel to the 2003 Mercedes-Benz World Racing game. Unlike Mercedes-Benz World Racing, the game is not released for Nintendo GameCube.

WWE Day of Reckoning 2

WWE Day of Reckoning 2

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Combat, Sports

Platforms: GameCube

Publishers: THQ

WWE Day of Reckoning 2 is a professional wrestling video game released on the Nintendo GameCube console by THQ. It is the sequel to WWE Day of Reckoning. The soundtrack features music by industrial metal group A Dark Halo, who performed two songs in the game including its theme song "Burn It All." Day of Reckoning 2 features improved graphics over its predecessor, a new strategy-based submission system, and a storyline that allows the player to choose paths. This game was the last wrestling and/…

WRC: Rally Evolved

WRC: Rally Evolved

Release date: 2005

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

WRC: Rally Evolved (also known as WRC 5 and WRC 2005) is a racing video game for the PlayStation 2 and was released only in Europe on October 28, 2005. It is the fourth rallying game to be officially licensed by the FIA World Rally Championship and the last to be developed by Evolution Studios. The game is based on the 2005 WRC season.

Wild Arms 4

Wild Arms 4

Release date: 2005

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers:

Wild Arms 4, known in Japan as Wild Arms the 4th Detonator (ワイルドアームズ ザ フォースデトネイター, Wairudo Āmuzu Za Fōsu Detoneitā), is a role-playing video game developed by Media.Vision and the fourth installment in the Wild Arms video game series. The game's overall look and feel is a departure from the Wild West feel of the previous games in the series, to a more modern look.

World Tour Soccer: Challenge Edition

World Tour Soccer: Challenge Edition

Release date: 2005

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

World Tour Soccer: Challenge Edition, known as simply World Tour Soccer in North America, is a sports video game developed by SCE London Studio and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for PlayStation Portable.

War World

War World

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Third Wave Games, Flashman Studios, Lighthouse Interactive

War World: Tactical Combat (also known as simply War World) is a 3D mech combat simulator game developed and published by Australian company Third Wave Games (who are made up of former Rare alumni who have been involved in the development of such games as Banjo Kazooie, Donkey Kong 64, and others). It was released on Microsoft Windows in 2005, and 2008 for the Xbox Live Arcade service.

WWE Aftershock

WWE Aftershock

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Combat, Sports

Publishers: THQ

WWE Aftershock is a professional wrestling video game released exclusively on the N-Gage in 2005.

Wonderland Online

Wonderland Online

Release date: 2005

Genres: Multiplayer, Online, Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Internet Gaming Gate

Wonderland Online was an MMORPG video game developed by Chinese Gamer International. In North America, the closed beta client was published on April 9, 2008 by Internet Gaming Gate, now named IGG Inc.. In China, Wonderland is also titled 飄流幻境 ("Adrift in Dreamland").

World Rally Championship

Release date: 2005

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PSP

Publishers:

WRC: FIA World Rally Championship is a racing video game developed by Traveller's Tales for the PlayStation Portable. The game features content from the 2005 World Rally Championship, which was also featured on WRC: Rally Evolved.

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit

Release date: 2005

Genres: Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Konami

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit is a video game developed by Frontier Developments and published by Konami. It was released for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox consoles, and for the mobile phone. A Nintendo GameCube version was in development, but was later canceled for unknown reasons. It was released in North America and Europe in September, October and December 2005 respectively, and in Japan on March 16, 2006 for the PlayStation 2. It is based on the film of the same name by Aardma…

WarTech: Senko no Ronde

WarTech: Senko no Ronde

Release date: 2005

Genres: Action, Combat, Shooter

Platforms: XBox 360, Arcade

Publishers:

WarTech: Senko no Ronde (旋光の輪舞 Rev. X, Senkō no Ronde Rev. X) is an Xbox 360 video game, a port of the arcade fighter/shooter hybrid developed by G.rev for the Sega Naomi board. Two revisions have been released in the arcades. A home port was released in Japan on July 27, 2006 for the Xbox 360 with enhanced graphics, a more concise story for each character, and network play. The American and European localizations were released on May 29, 2007 and June 8, 2007, respectively for the Xbox 360 from…

Without Warning

Without Warning

Release date: 2005

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers: Capcom

Without Warning is a 2005 third-person shooter game developed by Circle Studio and published by Capcom for the PlayStation 2 and Xbox. Set in a vast chemical plant, during a brutal terrorist plot, the game follows the actions of the six playable characters; three Special Forces members, a security guard, a secretary, and a cameraman. Set over twelve hours, the feel of the game, storywise, is similar in style to the TV series 24. Without Warning was developer Circle Studio's only video game, befo…

WWE WrestleMania 21

WWE WrestleMania 21

Release date: 2005

Genres: Sports

Platforms: XBox

Publishers: THQ

WWE WrestleMania 21, also known simply as WrestleMania 21 or Wrestlemania XXI, is a professional wrestling video game released exclusively for the Xbox in 2005. It was published by THQ and developed by Studio Gigante. It is based on WWE's pay-per-view event of the same name. It is also the successor to Raw 2. The game was the last WWE game released on the original Xbox. WWE Wrestlemania 21 was the last game to be released by Studio Gigante.

World Championship Poker

World Championship Poker

Release date: 2005

Genres: Card

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS, XBox, PSP

Publishers: Crave Entertainment, Play It, Oxygen Games, 505 Games

World Championship Poker is a series of poker video games first developed by Coresoft and released in 2005 by Crave Entertainment. The series capitalizes on the recent popularity of poker due to the successful World Series of Poker. The first title of the series, World Championship Poker received generally favorable reviews when it was released. GameSpot criticized the title for its lack of refinement but acknowledged its multiplayer appeal. The Nintendo GameCube version of this game was cancell…

World Series of Poker

Release date: 2005

Genres: Card

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

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

World Series of Poker is a video game based on the popular gambling tournament World Series of Poker. It is succeeded by World Series of Poker: Tournament of Champions and World Series of Poker 2008: Battle for the Bracelets. It was produced for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox, PlayStation Portable, and PC. Games included in the World Series of Poker package are Omaha, Omaha Hi-Low Split, Seven Card Stud, Seven Card Stud Hi-Low Split, Razz (Seven Stud Lowball), and Texas Hold 'em.

Worms 4: Mayhem

Worms 4: Mayhem

Release date: 2005

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox

Publishers:

Worms 4: Mayhem is a 3D artillery tactical and strategy game in the Worms series developed by Team17 and the successor to Worms 3D.

Wizard

Release date: 2005

Genres: Adventure, Maze

Platforms: Atari 2600

Publishers: Atari

Wizard is a video game created in 1980 for the Atari Video Computer System (later renamed the Atari 2600) by Chris Crawford while working for Atari, Inc. The game was not advertised or released by Atari. Wizard uses a 2K ROM, the last Atari 2600 game developed by Atari with less than 4K. Wizard was eventually released as part of the Atari Flashback 2 package in 2005.