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Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls

Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure, Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls is a video game developed by Acquire and published by Xseed Games for the PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita and iOS, followed later by a PC port. The game's Japanese title is Wizardry: Torawareshi Tamashii no Meikyū (ウィザードリィ 囚われし魂の迷宮, Wizādoryi Torawareshi Tamashii no Meikyū). Although the Wizardry series was originally developed in the US by Sir-Tech, it has been kept alive in Japan by various developers. The dungeon-crawling role-playing game franchise hasn't be…

Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are

Release date: 2009

Genres: Platform

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

Publishers: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Where the Wild Things Are is a platform-adventure video game released in 2009. It is based on the film of the same name, released the same day. The game is available for PlayStation 3, Wii and Xbox 360 as well as Nintendo DS. It was developed by Griptonite Games, except for the Nintendo DS, which was developed by WayForward Technologies. All versions were published by Warner Bros. Games.

We Rock: Drum King

We Rock: Drum King

Release date: 2009

Genres: Music

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: 505 Games

We Rock: Drum King is a music video game developed by Arc System Works and published by 505 Games for the Wii. In the United States, the game is co-branded by rock music magazine Rolling Stone, and known as Rolling Stone: Drum King.

World in Conflict: Soviet Assault

World in Conflict: Soviet Assault

Release date: 2009

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

World in Conflict: Soviet Assault is a 2009 expansion pack developed by Massive Entertainment and Swordfish Studios for the 2007 real-time tactics video game World in Conflict. It features the ability to play as the Soviet Union in the single player campaign, against which the player fought in the original World in Conflict as well as adding additional multiplayer maps.The game is set in an alternate 1989 in which the Politburo of the Soviet Union elects to take military action to sustain itself…

Wii Sports Resort

Wii Sports Resort

Release date: 2009

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Wii

Publishers: Nintendo

Wii Sports Resort is a sports video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii video game console, and is a sequel to Wii Sports. It is one of the first titles to require the Wii MotionPlus accessory, which was bundled with the game. Wii Sports Resort was first announced at E3 2008 and was released in Japan on June 25, 2009 and in nearly all other regions in the following month. While the game was originally released only as a stand-alone title, as of 2009 the game was bundled with new…

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Release date: 2009

Genres: Party

Platforms: Wii

Publishers:

We Wish You a Merry Christmas is a Christmas-centric budget title for Wii. The party game features 13 minigames to play including Candy Cane Lanes, Present Catch, and Elf Hunt. It also includes an in-game Advent calendar. The player can also write letters to Santa and sing Christmas Carols. Up to four players can join in on the game.

Wheelman

Wheelman

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers:

Wheelman is an action-adventure video game developed by Tigon Studios and Midway Studios - Newcastle and published by Ubisoft in conjunction with Midway Games for the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. The game was released in March 2009 and stars Vin Diesel.

Wolfenstein

Wolfenstein

Release date: 2009

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 3

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

Wolfenstein is a first-person shooter video game developed by Raven Software and published by Activision, part of the Wolfenstein video game series. It serves as a sequel to the 2001 entry Return to Castle Wolfenstein, albeit loosely; and uses an enhanced version of id Software's id Tech 4. It was released in August 2009 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, to a lukewarm to positive reception by critics; as well as poor commercial sales, selling a combined 100,000 copies within its…

WWE Legends of WrestleMania

WWE Legends of WrestleMania

Release date: 2009

Genres: Action, Combat, Sports

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3, Apple IOS

Publishers: THQ

WWE Legends of WrestleMania is a video game featuring legends of the professional wrestling promotion, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE), who have appeared at WrestleMania in the 1980s and 1990s; during that time, WWE was known as the World Wrestling Federation (WWF). The game was released for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It was released in March 2009 to coincide with WrestleMania XXV. The game was developed by Yuke's and published by THQ, the same developer and publisher for the WWE SmackD…

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? 3 - New Carmen Adventure

Release date: 2009

Genres: Educational

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Nintendo DS

Publishers: Mindscape

Mais où se Cache Carmen Sandiego? Mystère au Bout du Monde ("Mystery at the End of the World") also known as Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? 3 - New Carmen Adventure in English is a French Carmen Sandiego game released on February 18, 2009. It was published by Mindscape and developed by French studio Strass Productions. Mindscape had previously been acquired by The Learning Company (formerly SoftKey) alongside Carmen Sandiego developer Broderbund and took over their took over its produc…

Worms 2: Armageddon

Worms 2: Armageddon

Release date: 2009

Genres: Strategy

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Team17

Worms 2: Armageddon is a 2D artillery turn-based tactics video game developed by Team17 and part of the Worms series, released on July 1, 2009 on Xbox Live Arcade. The game is a follow up to the 2007 Worms game, which in-turn was a port of 2006's Worms: Open Warfare.A PC port, titled Worms Reloaded, was later released on August 26, 2010.

World of Zoo

World of Zoo

Release date: 2009

Genres: Life, Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Wii, Nintendo DS

Publishers: THQ

World of Zoo is a life simulation video game, published by THQ and developed by Blue Fang Games, who also developed the similar Zoo Tycoon series. World of Zoo was released for Microsoft Windows, Wii and Nintendo DS on October 26, 2009. The game was showcased in the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2009 on June 1, 2009, held in the Los Angeles Convention Center.The game educates players about animals using facts provided by the National Geographic Society.

Women's Murder Club: Games of Passion

Women's Murder Club: Games of Passion

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: THQ

Women's Murder Club: Games of Passion is a 2009 video game for the Nintendo DS. It is an adaptation of the TV series Women's Murder Club.

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II

Release date: 2009

Genres: Real-time, Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers: THQ, Sega

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War II is a real-time strategy-tactical role-playing video game developed by Relic Entertainment and published by THQ for Microsoft Windows based on the fictional Warhammer 40,000 universe. It is the sequel to the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War video game series. Dawn of War II was released in North America on February 19, 2009 and in Europe on February 20, 2009. A sequel, Dawn of War III, was released in April 2017.

Water Warfare

Water Warfare

Release date: 2009

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Publishers: Hudson Soft

Water Warfare (Bang Bang Kids (バンバン☆キッズ, Ban Ban Kizzu) in Japan) is a first-person shooter video game by Hudson Soft for WiiWare. It is the second game in the genre to be released by Hudson Soft for WiiWare (after Onslaught). Involving combat with water guns, Hudson has described the family friendly game as a "first-person soaker", which holds up Hudson's core design philosophy that prohibits explicit violence between people playing a game.

Webosaurs

Release date: 2009

Genres: Multiplayer, Online, Role-playing

Publishers: http://www.reelfx.com/ Reel FX Entertainment

Webosaurs is a former MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game), which involved a virtual world containing online games and activities, developed by American studio Reel FX Entertainment. Players could use cartoon dinosaur-avatars and play in a landscape-set world, with a variety of different themes. Beta-testing was made available to the general public on June 25, 2009 and expanded, making it an online community. In 2012, Webosaurs shut down for unknown reasons. Free non-membershi…

Wheelspin

Wheelspin

Release date: 2009

Genres: Racing

Platforms: Wii

Publishers:

Wheelspin, known as SpeedZone in North America, is a futuristic racing video game for Wii, developed by British developer Awesome Play. The races take place on various terrains such as space stations, planets and asteroids. The game was released in the U.S. in August 2009 and is published in Europe by Bethesda Softworks.

Wizards of Waverly Place

Wizards of Waverly Place

Release date: 2009

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Nintendo DS

Publishers: Disney Interactive Studios

Wizards of Waverly Place is a video game published by Disney Interactive Studios for the Nintendo DS. It was released on August 25, 2009 in America, on August 28, 2009 in Europe and in Australia on September 21, 2009.

We Sing

We Sing

Release date: 2009

Genres: Music

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Wii, XBox One

Publishers: Nordic Games Publishing

We Sing is a 2009 music video game for Wii, re-released in 2016 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It was developed by French studio Le Cortex, produced by Wired Productions and published by Nordic Games Publishing. It is the first singing game to support 4 players simultaneously each with their own microphone.The 2016 reboot of the game, supporting up to 10 singers We Sing is distributed as a software only version or a two microphone and game bundle pack.

Westbang

Release date: 2009

Genres: Casual game

Publishers: Rake In Grass

Westbang is a Wild West game for the iPhone, based on the 1984 arcade game Bank Panic.