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MadWorld (video game)

MadWorld (video game)

Release date: 2009 (03/10/2009)

Genres: Beat'em-up, Hack'n'slash

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Computer Graphics World

MadWorld is a beat 'em up hack and slash video game developed by PlatinumGames, published by Sega, produced by Atsushi Inaba, and directed by Shigenori Nishikawa. It was released worldwide for the Wii in March 2009, and in Japan in February 2010. It was re-released in Australia in the Welcome to Violence boxset in March 2010, which includes The House of the Dead: Overkill and The Conduit.

Mytran Wars

Mytran Wars

Release date: 2009

Genres: Turn-based

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Deep Silver

Mytran Wars is a turn-based tactics video game for the Sony PlayStation Portable

MyTown

MyTown

Release date: 2009

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Apple IOS

Publishers: Booyah

MyTown is a mobile game for the iPhone and iPad. It was made by Booyah, a company who received a $4.5 Million First Round Funding from the iFund of Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. It also raised an additional $20 million funding from Accel Partners. The company expects 6 million users by the end of 2010. As of 2011, a sequel, called MyTown 2, has been released.

Metroid Prime: Trilogy

Metroid Prime: Trilogy

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Nintendo

Metroid Prime: Trilogy is a compilation of action-adventure games developed by Retro Studios and published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console. It features three games from the Metroid series: Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, and Metroid Prime 3: Corruption. Prime and Echoes, which were originally developed on the GameCube in the early 2000s, were updated with many of the features that were first implemented in Corruption, such as a new control scheme based on the Wii Remote and a …

Mart Racer

Mart Racer

Release date: 2009

Genres: Racing

Publishers: Joju Games

Mart Racer is a racing game for WiiWare developed by American studio Joju Games, released in North America on September 14, 2009. It supports up to 4 players offline and online through the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again!

Release date: 2009

Genres: Puzzle

Publishers: Nintendo

Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again! (マリオVSドンキーコング ミニミニ再行進!, Mario tai Donkī Kongu Mini Mini sai Kōshin!) is a puzzle video game for the Nintendo DSi. Announced at E3 2009, it is the third game in the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series. It was released via DSiWare in North America on June 8, 2009, in Europe and Australia on August 21, 2009 and in Japan on October 7, 2009. It is the first DSiWare game to feature a level editor in which players can create custom-made levels and send them to player…

Minigore

Minigore

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Horror, Shooter, Survival

Platforms: Apple IOS

Publishers: Chillingo

Minigore is a 2009 survival horror action shooter game for iOS, developed by Mountain Sheep and published by Chillingo. On December 6, 2012, a sequel, Minigore 2, was released on multiple platforms. Minigore was not updated for iOS 11 and was removed from the iTunes Store.

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle, Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Ubisoft, Capybara Games

Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes is a puzzle role-playing adventure video game in the Might and Magic franchise, developed for the Nintendo DS by Capybara Games and published by Ubisoft. It was first announced in May 2009, and released on December 1, 2009. In 2011, a downloadable high definition version was developed for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. Android and iOS ports were developed in 2013.

Madden NFL 10

Madden NFL 10

Release date: 2009

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3, PSP, Apple IOS

Publishers: EA Sports

Madden NFL 10 is an American football video game based on the National Football League that was published by EA Sports and developed by EA Tiburon. The 21st installment of the Madden NFL series, it is the first game to feature two players on the cover: Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals, who played against each other the previous season in Super Bowl XLIII. It was released in August 2009 for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Portabl…

Misato Katsuragi's Reporting Plan

Release date: 2009

Genres: Casual game, News

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Namco Bandai

Misato Katsuragi's Reporting Plan (葛城ミサト報道計画, Katsuragi Misato Hōdō Keikaku) was a Namco Bandai online game for the PlayStation 3. It was based on the anime character Misato Katsuragi from the popular Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise. Utilizing a subscription-based access model, the game could be played on the PlayStation Portable through Remote Play and was released exclusively for the Japanese market.

MySims Agents

MySims Agents

Release date: 2009

Genres: Life, Simulation

Platforms: Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: Electronic Arts

MySims Agents is a pair of 2009 Electronic Arts mystery-simulation video games developed for the Wii and Nintendo DS.

Murder, She Wrote

Murder, She Wrote

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Focus Multimedia

Murder, She Wrote is a 2009 episodic point-and-click adventure video game developed by Legacy Games, based on the 1984–1996 television series of the same name. The game features five murder mysteries that the player tackles through point-and-click puzzle solving methods. Although none of the actors from the original TV show lend their voice in the game, the likenesses of Angela Lansbury as Jessica Fletcher, William Windom as Dr. Seth Hazlitt, and Ron Masak as Sheriff Mort Metzger are used. A seq…

MiniSquadron

MiniSquadron

Release date: 2009

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 3, PSP, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

MiniSquadron is a shooter video game developed by British developer Supermono Studios, released on November 18, 2009. It is a plane-based shooter game. Players can unlock multiple planes and battle with them.

Mass Effect Galaxy

Mass Effect Galaxy

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: Apple IOS

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Mass Effect Galaxy is a game for iOS, released on June 22, 2009. The story focuses on backstory of one of the companion characters from Mass Effect 2. BioWare stated that the game would contain two hours of gameplay and would have "top down shooter action". BioWare also stated that the game, like the novels, would not be "required reading" for Mass Effect 2, meaning that players would still be able to enjoy Mass Effect 2 having only played Mass Effect.

Mini Ninjas

Mini Ninjas

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, Wii, Nintendo DS, Apple OSX, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Eidos Interactive, Feral Interactive

Mini Ninjas is a 2009 action-adventure game developed by IO Interactive and published by Eidos Interactive for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360. A Mac OS X version of the game was released on July 8, 2010, by Feral Interactive. In December 2011, it was announced that the game will be also made available as a browser game for Google Chrome.A Kinect/Xbox Live Arcade spin-off game Mini Ninjas Adventures followed in 2012. Another Mini Ninjas spin-off game, an endless …

Maestro! Jump in Music

Maestro! Jump in Music

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Music, Platform

Platforms: Nintendo DS, Apple IOS

Publishers: BigBen Interactive

Maestro! Jump In Music is a rhythm action game for the Nintendo DS and iPhone OS. It is published by BigBen Interactive and developed by French studios Pastagames and Neko Entertainment. The game was released for the Nintendo DS in Europe on November 6, 2009. The first world of the original retail title was released as a standalone app titled Maestro! Green Groove for iPhone OS on March 6, 2010 and on DSiWare on June 28, 2010.

Moscow Racer

Moscow Racer

Release date: 2009

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: iRS

Moscow Racer is a racing video game featuring driving in realistic streets of Moscow. The game includes a number of elements of a simulator (car cockpit view, detailed vehicles's specs, realistic streets). The game has received the “Debut of the year 2008” award and the Game Developers conference Russia and had wide media and promotional campaign and had placed in Russian top 10 sales for several months, though the final version of the game received generally average or poor reviews. The game …

Miami Law

Miami Law

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers:

Miami Law, known in Japan and Europe as Miami Crisis (マイアミクライシス, Maiami Kuraishisu), is an adventure video game developed by Hudson Soft for the Nintendo DS handheld system. Though produced by a Japanese company, the title was initially released in North America on June 9, 2009 and it was released in Europe on September 25, with the English localization being the first project by Gaijinworks since its establishment in 2006. Hudson Soft worked closely with Gaijinworks founder and head translator …

Madagascar Kartz

Madagascar Kartz

Release date: 2009

Genres: Racing

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

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

Madagascar Kartz is a racing game based on DreamWorks Animation's Madagascar. It was released in 2009 and the second game on Madagascar's spin-off series. The Nintendo DS version was re-released in a bundle cart with Shrek's Carnival Craze Party Games.

Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers

Release date: 2009

Genres: Card

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Wizards of the Coast

Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers is a video game based on the popular collectible card game of the same name, published by Wizards of the Coast. It was released on June 17, 2009.