Glossary

Black College Football: BCFX: The Xperience

Black College Football: BCFX: The Xperience

Release date: 2009

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360

Publishers: Aspyr Media

Black College Football Experience (BCFx) is a sports video game centered on the culture of black college football. BCFx was created by Nerjyzed Entertainment, Inc., of Baton Rouge, LA. It features Historically Black Colleges & University (HBCU) football teams from three HBCU conferences including the SWAC, SIAC, and several schools within the MEAC as well as independent HBCUs. The game features nearly 40 teams, bands, interactive halftime shows, stadiums, play-by-play commentary, and ten Class…

Border Break

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Arcade

Publishers: SEGA

Border Break: Sega Network Robot Wars (ボーダーブレイク, Bōdā Bureiku), is a third-person mecha action arcade game developed by Sega. It is the first title to run on Sega's RingEdge arcade system board, and was released on September 9, 2009 in Japan, in Hong Kong on January 25, 2010, and in Taiwan on April 1, 2010. A PlayStation 4 version was released in Japan on August 2, 2018. Within one month by the end of September 2009, at least 2,436 Border Break machines were sold to arcade operators, which incre…

Band Hero

Band Hero

Release date: 2009

Genres: Music

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

Band Hero is a spinoff video game as part of the Guitar Hero series of music rhythm games, released by Activision on November 3, 2009, for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii and Nintendo DS consoles. The game is structurally similar to Guitar Hero 5, and supports full band play (lead and bass guitar, drums, and vocals) including the drop-in/drop-out and in-song instrument and difficulty change menus, and additional multiplayer modes as Guitar Hero 5. The console versions use instrum…

Bleach DS 4th: Flame Bringer

Bleach DS 4th: Flame Bringer

Release date: 2009

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Sega

Bleach DS 4th: Flame Bringer (BLEACH DS 4th:フレイム・ブリンガー, Burīchi DS 4th Fureimu Buringā) is the fourth Bleach game for the Nintendo DS based on manga and anime by Tite Kubo. The game was developed by studio Dimps and published in August 2009 by Sega.

Brütal Legend

Brütal Legend

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Adventure, Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, XBox 360, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Shacknews

Brütal Legend is an action-adventure video game with real-time strategy game elements created by Double Fine and published by Electronic Arts for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The game was released during October 2009 in North America, Europe, and Australia. Though Brütal Legend was originally to be published by Vivendi Games prior to its merger with Activision, Activision dropped the game from its portfolio after the merger. It was later picked up by Electronic Arts, though Activision and Dou…

Bit.Trip Beat

Bit.Trip Beat

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Music

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Aksys Games, Arc System Works, Gaijin Games, Namco Bandai

Bit.Trip Beat, marketed as BIT.TRIP BEAT, is an arcade-style music video game developed by Gaijin Games and published by Aksys Games for the Wii's WiiWare download service. It was released in 2009 in North America, and released in Japan and PAL regions in the same year. It was later released for the Windows and Mac OS X through the download service Steam in 2010, while Namco Bandai published it for iOS on iPod Touch, iPhone, and iPad in both Bit.Trip Beat and Bit.Trip Beat HD versions. Android a…

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars – The Director's Cut

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure

Publishers: Ubisoft, Revolution Software, Kalypso Media

Broken Sword: Shadow of the Templars – The Director's Cut is an enhanced remake and director's cut of the classic 1996 point-and-click adventure game Broken Sword: The Shadow of the Templars developed by Revolution Software. It was released for Wii, Nintendo DS, iOS, Microsoft Windows, OS X, Android and Linux spanning 2009 to 2012. The player assumes the roles of George Stobbart and Nicole Collard, who was a pivotal but not a playable character in the original version. After being petitioned to …

Battleswarm: Field of Honor

Battleswarm: Field of Honor

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, First-person, Real-time, Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Reality Gap

Battleswarm: Field of Honor was a free-to-play first-person shooter/real-time strategy video game developed by Game World Tech. Battleswarm featured an item mall which used Reality Gap's e-currency called 'MetaTIX'. Battleswarm was officially launched on November 19, 2009. On July 1, 2011 Reality Gap announced they were to shut down game servers, while 'in the process of a sale to a new company who specializes in children's games'. On July 16, 2011 the game servers were officially shut down.

Beat It!

Beat It!

Release date: 2009

Genres: Music

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Beat It! is a rhythm game for the iOS developed by Glu Mobile and released November 17, 2009.

Borderlands

Borderlands

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, First-person, Role-playing, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: 2K Games

Borderlands is a 2009 open world action role-playing first-person shooter video game. It is the first game in the Borderlands series, developed by Gearbox Software, and published by 2K Games for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows, Mac OS X and Shield Android TV. The game was released worldwide in October 2009, with the Mac OS X version being released on December 3, 2010 by Feral Interactive. The game's story focuses on a group of four "Vault Hunters", who travel to the distant planet of Pandora to…

Battlestations: Pacific

Battlestations: Pacific

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Real-time

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360

Publishers: Eidos Interactive, Feral Interactive

Battlestations: Pacific is an action and real-time tactics video game published by Eidos Interactive and developed by Eidos Hungary. It is also the sequel to the 2007 video game Battlestations: Midway. It was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 on May 12, 2009 in North America, and on May 15, 2009 in Europe and Australia. The Mac OS X version of the game was developed by Robosoft Technologies and released on 8 October 2010 by Feral Interactive.On April 19, 2010, Square Enix Europe confir…

BrainPipe

BrainPipe

Release date: 2009

Genres:

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP

Publishers: Shrapnel Games

Brainpipe: A Plunge to Unhumanity is an action video game developed by Digital Eel for Microsoft Windows, Mac OS and handhelds and was released on December 24, 2008. The game received "Excellence in Audio" award at Independent Games Festival 2009.

Bit.Trip Core

Bit.Trip Core

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Music

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, Apple OSX

Publishers: Aksys Games

Bit.Trip Core, marketed as BIT.TRIP CORE, is an arcade-style rhythm game developed by Gaijin Games and published by Aksys Games for the Wii's WiiWare download service. It is the second game in the Bit.Trip series, directly succeeding Bit.Trip Beat and preceding Bit.Trip Void, Bit.Trip Runner, Bit.Trip Fate and Bit.Trip Flux.

Brave: A Warrior's Tale

Brave: A Warrior's Tale

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: XBox 360, Wii

Publishers: Evolved GamesSouthPeak Games

Brave: A Warrior's Tale is an action-adventure video game by American developer Collision Studios and published by Evolved Games and SouthPeak Games for the Xbox 360, and Wii. The Xbox 360 version came out on August 4, and the Wii version on August 10.Armed with Brave's stories and teachings, as well as various weapons including the Spirit Dancer's Tomahawk and the powerful Warrior's Bow, Courage battles dangerous creatures such as fierce wolves, fallen warriors and the Wendigo in order to prot…

Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled

Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled

Release date: 2009

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Graffiti Entertainment

Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled is a role-playing video game for the Nintendo DS developed by Studio Archcraft, a video game developer which is based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Black Sigil was published by Graffiti Entertainment on June 9, 2009. The game was originally planned for release on Nintendo's Game Boy Advance system, but Studio Archcraft made the decision to move the game to the Nintendo DS as by the time the game was nearing completion, the GBA market was starting to dry up. When t…

Brave: Shaman's Challenge

Brave: Shaman's Challenge

Release date: 2009

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: SouthPeak Games

Brave: Shaman's Challenge is a puzzle video game by American developer Collision Studios that was released for the Nintendo DS in North America and PAL regions in early 2009. The game is a spin-off of the PlayStation 2 platformer Brave: The Search for Spirit Dancer. Brave, the main character, has to use quick thinking and magic spells to battle Shamans terrorizing him in his dreams.

Battle Tanks

Battle Tanks

Release date: 2009

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Gameloft

Battle Tanks (or Tank Battles outside of North America) is a multidirectional shooter developed and published by Gameloft for the PlayStation 3. It was released on the PlayStation Store on September 3, 2009.The game can be played offline or online with humans or bot opponents. Also contains multiple maps and skins. In-Game purchases.

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3, Arcade

Publishers:

BlazBlue: Continuum Shift (ブレイブルー コンティニュアム シフト, BureiBurū: Kontinyuamu Shifuto) is a 2009 fighting game developed by Arc System Works as an official sequel to BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger. As with the previous game, the game first came to arcades before both the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions as the game was currently released for the Taito Type X2 arcade system board, with a 16:9 ratio and 768p resolution. Revisions entitled BlazBlue: Continuum Shift II (ブレイブルー コンティニュアム シフト ツウ, BureiBurū: Ko…

Beaterator

Beaterator

Release date: 2009

Genres: Music, Puzzle

Platforms: PSP, Apple IOS

Publishers: Rockstar Games

Beaterator is a music mixer released in September 2009 by Rockstar Games for the PlayStation Portable, and PlayStation 3 (via the PlayStation Network) and in December 2009 for iOS. Beaterator was developed by Rockstar Leeds in collaboration with Timbaland. The game is based on an Adobe Flash music mixing tool released on the Internet in 2005 by Rockstar and contains original new loops and sounds produced by Timbaland for Beaterator. The game allows the user to produce their own loops. There are …

Big Brain Wolf

Big Brain Wolf

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Frima Studio

Big Brain Wolf is a video game developed and released by Frima Studio through Steam in 2009. The game was created with the participation of NeuroActive Program and Telefilm Canada.