Glossary

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Adventure Team

Release date: 2009

Genres: Roguelike

Publishers: The Pokémon Company

The Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Adventure Team series are three role-playing games released for WiiWare, part of the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series of games. The titles, which were released in Japan on 4 August 2009, are Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Advance! Fire Adventure Team, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Go! Storm Adventure Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Aim! Light Adventure Team. This installment is the first game in the Mystery Dungeon series to be on a home system, with the next home installment b…

PewPew

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Shooter

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

PewPew is a 2009 iOS/Android game by French developer Jean-Francois Geyelin. A sequel entitled PewPew 2 was released on May 6, 2010. It is a retro-themed multidirectional shooting game similar to Geometry Wars.

Picross 3D

Picross 3D

Release date: 2009

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Nintendo DS, Wii U

Publishers: Nintendo

Picross 3D, known in Japan as Rittai Picross (立体ピクロス, Rittai Pikurosu, lit. "Solid Geometry Picross"), is a puzzle video game developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS. It was released in Japan in March 2009, in Europe in March 2010, and in North America in May 2010. It uses similar nonogram mechanics to Picross DS, but it puts it in 3D. Outside Japan, the game is part of Nintendo's Touch! Generations brand. A sequel, Picross 3D: Round 2, was released for the Nint…

Phantasy Star Portable 2

Phantasy Star Portable 2

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Sega

Phantasy Star Portable 2 (ファンタシースターポータブル2, Fantashī Sutā Pōtaburu Tsū) is a video game for the PlayStation Portable, produced by Alfa System and published by Sega. It is the sequel to Phantasy Star Portable and was released for the PlayStation Portable in Japan on December 3, 2009. The North American version was released on September 14, 2010 while the Australian version was released on September 16, 2010, followed by the European version the next day.

Picopict

Release date: 2009

Genres: Puzzle

Publishers: Nintendo

Picopict, known as Pictobits in North America and as Pictopict in Australia, is a puzzle video game developed by Skip Ltd. and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DSi's DSiWare digital distribution service. It is one of seven games released for the DSi's Art Style series of video games. It was announced on January 26, 2009, was released two days later alongside Somnium, another Art Style game, and was released in North America and PAL regions in the same year, on May 18 and May 22 respectivel…

Paper Toss

Paper Toss

Release date: 2009

Genres: Casual

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Backflip Studios

Paper Toss was a casual mobile game developed originally for the operating system iOS (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) by Backflip Studios, which has since been ported to Android. It uses multi-touch input, and is available in two versions: free ad-supported and paid ad-free. It has been downloaded over 50 million times. It was discontinued and removed from the app stores on September 9, 2019.

Photo Spot

Release date: 2009

Genres: Arcade, Puzzle

Platforms: Apple IOS (iphone)

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Photo Spot is a spot the difference game for iPhone and iPod Touch. It was created by Malaysian developer Nexx Studio.

Pound of Ground

Pound of Ground

Release date: 2009

Genres:

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Pound of Ground is an action game developed by Centauri Production and published by Akella on December 9, 2009. It is a story-driven shoot 'em up around saving the city from danger and making things right again.

Painkiller: Resurrection

Painkiller: Resurrection

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: DreamCatcher Interactive, JoWooD Entertainment

Painkiller: Resurrection is a first-person shooter video game developed by Homegrown Games and published by DreamCatcher Interactive (now acquired by Nordic Games). It is a stand-alone expansion to the 2004 Painkiller developed by Homegrown Games, and runs on an updated version of PainEngine. It was released for Microsoft Windows in 2009. An Xbox 360 version was also planned, but was cancelled.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2010

Pro Evolution Soccer 2010

Release date: 2009

Genres: Sports

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

Publishers: Konami

Pro Evolution Soccer 2010 (officially abbreviated as PES 2010 and known in Asia as World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2010) is the ninth football video game in the Pro Evolution Soccer series. The game was developed and published by Konami for release on Sony's PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Portable; Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Windows; Nintendo's Wii; and mobile phones.PES 2010 was announced on 8 April 2009 and the playable demo for the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 versions was released on 17 S…

Professor Layton and the Last Specter

Professor Layton and the Last Specter

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers:

Professor Layton and the Last Specter, known in Europe as Professor Layton and the Spectre's Call, is a puzzle adventure video game produced by Level-5 for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. Last Specter is the fourth game in the Professor Layton series, and is a prequel that takes place three years before the first trilogy, detailing how Professor Layton met his apprentice, Luke Triton and introducing Layton's assistant Emmy Altava. Professor Layton and the Last Specter also includes an add…

Puyo Puyo 7

Puyo Puyo 7

Release date: 2009

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Wii, Nintendo DS, PSP

Publishers: Sega

Puyo Puyo 7 (ぷよぷよ7, Puyo Puyo Sebun) is the seventh installment in the Puyo Puyo series released in Japan for the Nintendo DS on July 30, 2009, and for the PlayStation Portable and Wii on November 26, 2009.The staple gameplay mode, Great Transformation, allows characters to take on child or adult forms, giving smaller or bigger puyo respectively.

Perimeter 2: New Earth

Perimeter 2: New Earth

Release date: 2009

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Strategy First

Perimeter 2: New Earth (Russian: Периметр 2: Новая Земля), stylized as Perimeter II: New Earth, is a sequel to the 2004 real-time strategy video game Perimeter, released in 2009.

Pocket Devil

Release date: 2009

Genres: Pocket God Clone

Platforms: Apple IOS (iphone)

Publishers: Eyedip

Pocket Devil is a Pocket God clone for the iPhone and iPod Touch roughly taking 10 MB. It was developed, created and distributed by Eyedip LLC, a software company based on the East Coast. Lex Friedman, writing for macworld.com, has called Pocket Devil a "blatant rip-off" of Pocket God.Built-in features of the iPod touch and iPhone OS 2.2.1 or later are used, such as the accelerometers to simulate gravity which can be used to drop the Mugat2's in a fiery gutter.

Polar Bowler

Polar Bowler

Release date: 2009

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS

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Polar Bowler is a bowling video game created by WildTangent for the Microsoft Windows operating system. It was released in 2004 and distributed by WildTangent in a CD called Polar Games. It was released for the Nintendo DS in 2009.It was later re-imagined as Polar Bowler 1st Frame for mobile smartphones and tablets and was released in 2013. Polar Bowler 1st Frame reintroduced the bowler as PB and introduced his valet, J. The player launches PB down a 10 pin bowling lane and knocks over as man…

Pop Island

Pop Island

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action

Publishers: ODENIS Studio

Pop Island is a Nintendo DSi video game by French developer ODENIS Studio. When the game was still available for purchase, it cost 200 Nintendo points, and could be downloaded at the DSi Shop. Pop Island is a capture the flag type game. The player's objective is to bring as many flags to their base as possible in a set amount of time, while trying to stop the opposing team from bringing flags to their base. The characters of Pop Island consist of 12 different animals such as a lion with wheels,…

Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver

Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver

Release date: 2009

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers:

Pokémon HeartGold Version and Pokémon SoulSilver Version are 2009 enhanced remakes of the 1999 role-playing video games Pokémon Gold and Silver, including features from Pokémon Crystal. The games are part of the fourth generation of the Pokémon video game series and were developed by Game Freak, published by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo for the Nintendo DS. In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Gold and Silver, the games were released in Japan on September 12, 2009, and were later rele…

Punch-Out!!

Punch-Out!!

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Combat, Sports

Platforms: Wii, Wii U

Publishers: Nintendo

Punch-Out!! is a boxing video game developed by Next Level Games for the Wii. It is the fifth main game in Nintendo's Punch-Out!! series following the Super NES version of Super Punch-Out!!, and is a reboot of the Punch-Out!! series.Following an early release at the Nintendo World Store in New York City on May 16, 2009, the game was released on May 18, 2009 in North America, on May 22, 2009 in Europe, on July 23, 2009 in Japan, and on August 27, 2009 in Australia (exclusively at JB Hi-Fi stores)…

Pandorum

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure, Third-person

Platforms: Apple IOS (iphone)

Publishers: Artificial Life, Inc.

Pandorum is an adventure game for the iPhone and iPod touch based on Starz Media's science fiction horror film of the same name, Pandorum. The game was developed by Artificial Life, Inc. and launched on September 15, 2009 for $3.99 on Apple's App Store just prior to the movie's debut in theaters in the United States on September 25, 2009.

PictureBook Games: Pop-Up Pursuit

Release date: 2009

Genres: Party

Publishers: Nintendo

PictureBook Games: Pop-Up Pursuit (Asoberu Ehon Tobida Sugoroku! in Japan) is a party video game developed by Japanese studio Grounding Inc. and published by Nintendo for the Wii's WiiWare download service. It was released on March 26, 2009 in Japan for 1000 Nintendo Points, on August 17, 2009 in North America for 800 points and in the PAL regions on October 23, 2009, also for 800 points. The game takes the form of a board game set inside a pop-up picture book. The game supports up to four playe…