Glossary

League of Legends

League of Legends

Release date: 2009 (10/26/2009)

Genres: Action, Arena, Combat, Multiplayer, Online

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: Riot Games

League of Legends (abbreviated LoL or League) is a 2009 multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Riot Games for Microsoft Windows and macOS. Originally inspired by Defense of the Ancients, the game has followed a freemium model since its release on October 27, 2009. League of Legends is often cited as the world's largest esport, with an international competitive scene. The 2019 League of Legends World Championship had over 100 million unique viewers, peaking at a con…

Lips: Number One Hits

Lips: Number One Hits

Release date: 2009

Genres: Music

Platforms: XBox 360

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

Lips: Number One Hits is a karaoke video game for the Xbox 360 console, and the follow-up to the 2008 title Lips. Like its predecessor, the game was developed by iNiS and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It was released in 2009 and received generally average reviews. Spin-offs of the game have also been released, including Lips: Deutsche Partyknaller and Lips: Canta en Español. Lips: Number One Hits features the use of motion-sensitive microphones, which is also compatible with other music v…

Little Racers

Little Racers

Release date: 2009

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Milkstone Studios

Little Racers is a video game by Spanish developer Milkstone Studios for the Xbox 360 written using C# and XNA. It is available on XBLCG. In February 2014, the game was also released for the Microsoft Windows, OS X and Linux platforms, as Little Racers STREET.

Lego Battles

Lego Battles

Release date: 2009

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Lego Battles is a video game developed by Hellbent Games and co-published by TT Games Publishing. It was released on 9 June 2009 for the Nintendo DS. There are a total of three different stories in the game, each with the option of playing as the protagonists or the antagonists. There are 6 different quests (one for the protagonists and one for the antagonists of each story), with 15 different levels in each quest. Quests are divided into three acts, each act ranging in length of 4-6 levels.

Legends of Zork

Legends of Zork

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure

Publishers:

Legends of Zork was a browser-based online adventure game based on the Zork universe created by software company Infocom.

Left 4 Dead 2

Left 4 Dead 2

Release date: 2009

Genres: First-person, Horror, Shooter, Survival

Publishers: Valve

Left 4 Dead 2 is a 2009 multiplayer survival horror game developed and published by Valve. The sequel to Turtle Rock Studios's Left 4 Dead, it was released for Windows and Xbox 360 in November 2009, Mac OS X in October 2010, and Linux in July 2013.Left 4 Dead 2 builds upon cooperatively focused gameplay and Valve's proprietary Source engine, the same game engine used in the original Left 4 Dead. Set during the aftermath of an apocalyptic pandemic, Left 4 Dead 2 focuses on four new Survivors, fig…

Lady Popular

Release date: 2009

Genres: Fashion (Dress-up), Casual game

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Lady Popular is a freemium, online fashion game for iOS and Android developed by the Bulgarian software company XS Software. The game was originally released in the end of 2009, and in August 2012, the second major version was officially released as a separate game under the name Lady Popular Fashion Arena. It is recommended for Ages 18+.. Lady Popular is a casual dress-up game that aims primarily at a female audience. Lady Popular has been translated into 21 languages and has over 8 million re…

Lunar: Silver Star Harmony

Lunar: Silver Star Harmony

Release date: 2009

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PSP, PS Vita

Publishers:

Lunar: Silver Star Harmony, known in Japan as Lunar: Harmony of Silver Star (ルナ ハーモニー オブ シルバースター), is the third remake of the 1992 role-playing video game Lunar: The Silver Star. It was developed by Game Arts in 2009 and released exclusively for the PlayStation Portable by GungHo Works in Japan, by Xseed Games North America, and by Game Arts in Europe and Australia (PSN Only).

Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues

Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers:

Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues is a Lego-themed action-adventure video game developed by Traveller's Tales and published by LucasArts. It is the sequel to the 2008 game, Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures. The game allows players to play all four cinematic adventures, including the latest film in the franchise, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which was not included in the previous game. Despite being tagged as a sequel, the game contains newly designed…

Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust

Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers:

Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust is an action-adventure video game developed by Team17 and published by Codemasters for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It was released on March 27, 2009 in North America. It is the 8th game in the series, and the first Leisure Suit Larry game to be released for seventh generation consoles. It was announced on January 17, 2008 in a press release. There was a Wii version in development to be released 2 months after the release of the HD version, b…

Lego Rock Band

Lego Rock Band

Release date: 2009

Genres: Music

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

Publishers: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Lego Rock Band is a music rhythm game developed by TT Fusion in partnership with Harmonix and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. It is the 4th major console installment of the Rock Band series, that incorporates elements from Lego video games. The game was released on 3 November 2009 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii home consoles in the United States. A Nintendo DS version was also developed in conjunction with Backbone Entertainment. The game, as with other games in the Ro…

Last Bullet

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: FuRyu

Last Bullet (ラストバレット, Rasuto Baretto) is a Nintendo DS adventure title published by FuRyu (as the first game of the company since its foundation in 2007) that puts players in the role of a young female sniper, Karin Hibiki. The game's characters are designed by Jū Ayakura.

Lost Saga

Lost Saga

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Combat

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Z8Games, WeMade USA, OGPlanet

Lost Saga is a free-to-play 3D fighting game developed by I.O. Entertainment. The game features characters from science fiction, culture, and history, and offers players the ability to switch characters on the fly to improve gameplay, combinations, and the overall combat experience. Lost Saga in the North American market was originally launched in 2009, hosted by OGPlanet. The service was transferred to WeMade USA in 2013, who then transferred it over to Z8Games during the same year. Z8Games cro…

Lucidity

Lucidity

Release date: 2009

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360

Publishers: LucasArts

Lucidity is a side-scrolling puzzle-platform game developed and published by LucasArts for the Microsoft Windows and Xbox Live Arcade.

Little King's Story

Little King's Story

Release date: 2009

Genres: Life, Real-time, Role-playing, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Wii, PS Vita

Publishers:

Little King's Story is a real-time strategy life simulation role-playing video game co-developed by Cing and Town Factory for the Wii. The game was published by Rising Star Games in Australia on April 22, 2009 and Europe on April 24, 2009, by Xseed Games in North America on July 21, 2009, and by Marvelous Entertainment in Japan on September 3, 2009. The player character is a timid boy who has found a mysterious crown which gives him the power to charm people and make them follow orders. As king …

LostWinds 2: Winter of the Melodias

LostWinds 2: Winter of the Melodias

Release date: 2009

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Wii, Apple IOS

Publishers: Frontier Developments

LostWinds 2: Winter of the Melodias is a 2009 platform video game developed by Frontier Developments as a sequel to the 2008 game LostWinds. The game sees the protagonist Toku searching for his missing mother while also trying to uncover the fate of the Melodia people who disappeared from Mistralis years before. The story of the game is self-contained, and as such, having played the first LostWinds game is not necessary to enjoy it.Square Enix published the Wii version in Japan on December 22, 2…

Lips: Canta en Español

Lips: Canta en Español

Release date: 2009

Genres: Music

Platforms: XBox 360

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

Lips: Canta en Español (Lips: Sing in Spanish) is a karaoke video game for the Xbox 360 console, released in Spain as a follow-up to the 2008 title Lips.It was recently released in Colombia as the first officially available follow-up to the first Lips game.It is unknown at this time whether or not Lips: Canta en Español will be released in other Spanish speaking countries.

Luminous Arc 3

Luminous Arc 3

Release date: 2009

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Marvelous Entertainment

Luminous Arc 3 (ルミナスアーク3 アイズ, Ruminasu Āku Tsū Aizu, Luminous Arc 3: Eyes) is a role-playing video game developed by imageepoch and published by Marvelous Entertainment. In Luminous Arc 3, witches have ceased to exist, but their legacy lives on through "Magi". There are two people who are associated with witches. One is Sarah, who wants to become the legendary witch and the Holy Witch Sylvia.

Labyrinth 2

Release date: 2009

Genres:

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Illusion Labs AB

Labyrinth 2 is a game developed by Illusion Labs for the iPod touch, iPhone, Android, and Labyrinth 2 HD for the iPad. Labyrinth 2 utilizes the iPhone's tilt recognition as with most other labyrinth games for the iPhone at the time. However, Labyrinth 2 adds many new elements to its gameplay, such as bumpers, cannons, slingshots, duplicators and many more. Players of the original Labyrinth could play five Labyrinth 2 style levels, even in the free lite edition.

Little Tournament Over Yonder

Little Tournament Over Yonder

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Combat, Strategy, Turn-based

Publishers: Gevo Entertainment

Little Tournament Over Yonder is a video game developed by Singaporean studio Gevo Entertainment for WiiWare. The gameplay is a blend of turn-based strategy and real-time fighting action. The game was released in Europe on 16 October 2009, and in the United States on 23 November 2009. The game is priced at 800 Wii Points.