Glossary

Texas Hold'em Tournament

Texas Hold'em Tournament

Release date: 2009

Genres: Card, Simulation

Publishers: Digital Leisure

Texas Hold'em Tournament is a poker video game developed by Digital Leisure for WiiWare. The game was released in PAL regions on March 27, 2009 and in North America on June 1, 2009.

Trenches

Release date: 2009

Genres:

Platforms: Apple IOS (iphone), Apple IOS (ipad)

Publishers: Thunder Game Works

Trenches is a strategic World War I video game first developed for the iPhone and iPod Touch by American studio Thunder Game Works. The initial version launched on December 24, 2009.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time Re-Shelled

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time Re-Shelled

Release date: 2009

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Ubisoft

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time Re-Shelled is an enhanced remake of the 1991 arcade game, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time, which itself is a sequel to the original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game. Both of the original arcade games were produced by Konami. It is a side scrolling beat 'em up, mostly based on the 1987 animated series, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Adventures and the second movie. It was developed and published by Ubisoft Singapore for the Pl…

Toy Story Mania!

Toy Story Mania!

Release date: 2009

Genres: Party

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

Publishers: Activision Blizzard, Disney Interactive Studios

Toy Story Mania! is a video game published by Disney Interactive Studios and developed by Papaya Studio for the Wii and PC versions and High Voltage Software for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions. The game is based on the Toy Story Midway Mania! attraction located at Disney's California Adventure and Disney's Hollywood Studios, which was inspired by the Toy Story movie series produced by Pixar, and features single-player and multi-player shooting-gallery style gameplay. The game was releas…

The Idolmaster Dearly Stars

Release date: 2009

Genres: Life, Music, Simulation

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Bandai Namco Games

The Idolmaster Dearly Stars (アイドルマスター ディアリースターズ, Aidorumasutā Diarī Sutāzu, officially stylized as THE iDOLM@STER Dearly Stars) is a Japanese life simulation video game developed by Microvision and published by Bandai Namco Games. It was released on September 17, 2009 for the Nintendo DS. The game is a spin-off of The Idolmaster series and its timeline coincides before the events in The Idolmaster 2. The gameplay in Dearly Stars is similar to previous games in the series, but with new elements a…

The Punisher: No Mercy

The Punisher: No Mercy

Release date: 2009

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

The Punisher: No Mercy is a first-person shooter video game that was released on July 2, 2009 on the PSN Store. It also shares fonts and models from the 2008 film Punisher: War Zone. The game was pulled from PSN as of 2011 due to licensing expiring between Marvel and Zen Studios.

Time Gentlemen, Please!

Time Gentlemen, Please!

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Zombie Cow Studios

Time Gentlemen, Please! is a point-and-click adventure game developed by Zombie Cow Studios. It is the sequel to the freeware game Ben There, Dan That! and was commercially released on June 22, 2009. As with the first game, Time Gentlemen, Please! was created using the Adventure Game Studio engine. The game features a darkly humorous, at points surrealistic setting. Of note is the consistent referencing of other classic adventure games: posters from Sam & Max and Full Throttle were seen in the f…

Trials HD

Trials HD

Release date: 2009

Genres: Puzzle, Racing

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

Trials HD is an Xbox Live Arcade game developed by RedLynx and published by Microsoft Game Studios. It was released on August 12, 2009 as part of the second annual Xbox Live Summer of Arcade and was later re-released in a retail pack alongside Limbo and 'Splosion Man in April 2011. It is a 2.5D puzzle/racing game. The player must guide a trial motorcycle with exaggerated physics through various obstacles to reach each stage's finish line. On September 6, 2012 it was announced that a Microsoft Wi…

The Conduit

The Conduit

Release date: 2009

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Wii, Android

Publishers: 'Wii':Sega, 'Android':High Voltage Software

The Conduit is a first-person shooter video game developed by High Voltage Software for the Wii console and Android. The Conduit was revealed on April 17, 2008, and on October 29, 2008, the developer announced that Sega had signed on to be the game's publisher. The game was released in North America on June 23, 2009, in Europe on July 10, 2009, and in Australia on July 16, 2009.Development of The Conduit began in October 2007. The game makes use of the Quantum3 engine, a game engine designed by …

Tales of Graces

Tales of Graces

Release date: 2009

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Wii, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Namco Bandai Games

Tales of Graces is a Japanese role-playing game released for the Wii in Japan in December 2009. The game is a core product of the Tales series and was developed by Namco Tales Studio. The game was ported to the PlayStation 3 under the title Tales of Graces f and was released in Japan on December 2010. The PlayStation 3 version was localized and released in English in 2012.The game takes place in a world known as Ephinea and follows Asbel Lhant. During his childhood, Asbel befriends an amnesiac g…

The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai

The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai

Release date: 2009

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

Publishers: Microsoft Game Studios

The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai is a beat 'em up game developed by independent software developer James Silva for the Xbox 360's Xbox Live Arcade service.

Treasure World

Treasure World

Release date: 2009

Genres: Augmented reality

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Aspyr

Treasure World is an adventure game developed and published by Aspyr for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. The game is unique, as its gameplay consists mainly of collecting, making use of Wi-Fi signals picked up by the handheld.

The Idolmaster SP

Release date: 2009

Genres: Raising simulation, Rhythm

Platforms: PSP

Publishers: Namco Bandai Games

The Idolmaster SP (アイドルマスターエスピー, Aidorumasutā Esu Pī, officially stylized as THE iDOLM@STER SP) is a series of three Japanese raising simulation video games in The Idolmaster series developed and published by Namco Bandai Games. They were released on February 19, 2009 as Perfect Sun (パーフェクトサン, Pāfekuto San), Missing Moon (ミッシングムーン, Misshingu Mūn), and Wandering Star (ワンダリングスター, Wandaringu Sutā) for the PlayStation Portable as a port of The Idolmaster. The gameplay in SP features changes from its…

The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Nintendo DS, Wii U

Publishers: Nintendo

The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks is an action-adventure game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld game console. An installment in the Legend of Zelda series, it was released worldwide in December 2009. The game was re released for the Wii U Virtual Console in October 2016. Like its predecessors The Wind Waker and Phantom Hourglass, Spirit Tracks features a cel-shaded art style. Link, the protagonist of Spirit Tracks, travels across the game's overworld using a canno…

Tomodachi Collection

Tomodachi Collection

Release date: 2009

Genres: Life, Simulation

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Tomodachi Collection is a life simulation video game for the Nintendo DS, released exclusively in Japan on June 18, 2009. The game was later given an unofficial English translation in the form of a downloadable ROM patch in 2013. A sequel, Tomodachi Life, was released for the Nintendo 3DS in Japan on April 18, 2013, and in North America and Europe on June 6, 2014.

Tower of Heaven

Tower of Heaven

Release date: 2009

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Askiisoft

Tower of Heaven (天国の塔, Tengoku no Tōu) is a 2D action platformer video game developed by American studio Askiisoft. The game was built in GameMaker, and was released for Windows in 2009, with a Flash version released in 2010. The game was critically acclaimed, and was noted for its short length and difficulty.

The Earl and the Fairy

Release date: 2009

Genres: Fantasy

Platforms: PlayStation 2

Publishers: Shueisha

The Earl and the Fairy (Japanese: 伯爵と妖精, Hepburn: Hakushaku to Yōsei) is a completed series of light novels written by Mizue Tani and published in Japan by Shueisha. The story is serialized in Cobalt magazine and illustrated by Asako Takaboshi (Ayuko). Shueisha has commercially released two drama CDs and a manga adaptation has begun serialization in The Margaret since the September issue in 2008.An anime adaptation was broadcast from September to December 2008. A visual novel for the PlayStation…

TheHunter

TheHunter

Release date: 2009

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

theHunter is a series of simulation video games developed by Expansive Worlds and published by its parent company, Avalanche Studios. The first game in the series, known as theHunter, was developed and published by Emote Games, in association with Avalanche Studios, and released in April 2009. Subsequently, Avalanche Studios bought the rights to the franchise and opened Expansive Worlds as a subsidiary that would exclusively focus on theHunter development. A standalone expansion, theHunter: Prim…

Tony Hawk: Ride

Tony Hawk: Ride

Release date: 2009

Genres: Sports

Platforms: XBox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

Tony Hawk: Ride is a spin-off in the Tony Hawk's series of skateboarding video games. In Europe and North America, the game was released in 2009, for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii. In Australia, it was released in 2010.

Three Cards to Midnight

Three Cards to Midnight

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Big Finish Games

Three Cards to Midnight (alternately typeset 3 Cards to Midnight) is a story-driven puzzle video game with elements of hidden object games and adventure games. It was written and designed by Aaron Conners and Chris Jones and is the debut release from independent developer Big Finish Games.