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ARMA 3

ARMA 3

Release date: 2013 (09/12/2013)

Genres: Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Bohemia Interactive

ARMA 3 is an open-world, realism-based, military tactical shooter video game developed and published by Bohemia Interactive. It was released for Microsoft Windows in September 2013, and later announced for macOS and Linux in August 2015.ARMA 3 takes place in the mid-2030s, on the islands of Altis and Stratis in the Aegean Sea, and the South Pacific island of Tanoa. The islands feature photo-realistic terrain and water environments. Altis is the largest official terrain in the ARMA series with gr…

Ascend: Hand of Kul

Ascend: Hand of Kul

Release date: 2013

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360

Publishers: Microsoft Studios, Signal Studios

Ascend: Hand of Kul (formerly Ascend: New Gods) was a 2013 free-to-play game for the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Windows. It was unveiled at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2012 during Microsoft's press conference. Though the beta version was available in the Xbox Live Arcade for free to Gold members, the game never saw full release. On August 18, 2014 the game was delisted from the Xbox marketplace. On August 21, 2014 it was announced the game's server will be closing November 18, 2014. The PC ver…

ArcheAge

ArcheAge

Release date: 2013

Genres: Multiplayer, Online, Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

ArcheAge is an MMORPG developed by Korean developer Jake Song (former developer of Lineage) and his development company, XL Games. The game was released in Korea on January 15, 2013, Europe and North America on September 16, 2014. ArcheAge is described as a "sandpark" MMORPG, which the developers say is a hybrid of the open content style of a "sandbox" game and the more structured play experience of a "themepark" game.

Alien Hive

Release date: 2013

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Appxplore

Alien Hive is an app based match-three blended with sliding puzzle video game released by Malaysia-based studio Appxplore in March 2013 on iOS, Android, Windows Phone.

Animal Crossing Plaza

Release date: 2013

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Wii U

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing Plaza is a discontinued free to play social networking service developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U. A spin-off of Animal Crossing: New Leaf of the Animal Crossing series, Plaza was released as a tie-in to Miiverse, Nintendo's now-defunct social networking service. The application is no longer actively supported by Nintendo, and was removed from the Nintendo eShop on December 22, 2014.

A Dark Room

A Dark Room

Release date: 2013

Genres: Online, Role-playing

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Doublespeak Games, Circle Entertainment

A Dark Room is an open-source text-based role-playing game. It was originally published for web browsers by Canadian indie studio Doublespeak Games on June 10, 2013. Later that year, it was released in the App Store for iOS devices. In 2014, a prequel, The Ensign, was released for iOS and provided more insight into the world and its characters. An Android version was released in 2016. A Nintendo Switch version was released on April 12, 2019, but was removed from the Nintendo eShop shortly afterw…

Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky

Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky

Release date: 2013

Genres: Fantasy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 3, PS Vita

Publishers: Koei Tecmo

Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Gust Co. Ltd. Given the project code "A15", it is the 15th game in the official Atelier series and the second installment of the Dusk storyline. Hidari remains as the character designer and the game runs on the LTGL engine. It was released in Japan on 27 June 2013.An anime adaptation by Studio Gokumi aired from 10 April 2014 to 26 June 2014. A version for the PlayStation Vita titled Atelier Escha …

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

Release date: 2013

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, XBox One

Publishers: Frictional Games

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is a survival horror video game developed by The Chinese Room and published by Frictional Games. Originally meant to be a mod by The Chinese Room, the game is an indirect sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent, which was both developed and produced by Frictional Games. While set in the same universe as the previous game, it features a new cast of characters and time setting.The game became available to pre-order on 16 August 2013, and was released on 10 September 2013 to…

Armored Core: Verdict Day

Armored Core: Verdict Day

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Real-time, Strategy, Simulation

Platforms: XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers:

Armored Core: Verdict Day is a mech action game developed by FromSoftware for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. It is the 15th installment in the Armored Core series, and was released worldwide in September 2013.

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know!

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know!

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Adventure

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

Publishers:

Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know! (stylized as Adventure Time Explore the Dungeon Because I DON'T KNOW!) is a 2013 video game directed by Tomm Hulett and developed by WayForward Technologies with the help of Pendleton Ward under license from Cartoon Network Interactive. It is published by D3 Publisher for Microsoft Windows, Wii U, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Nintendo 3DS. This is the second game based on the animated television series Adventure Time after 2012's Adventure…

Alien Spidy

Alien Spidy

Release date: 2013

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Kalypso Media

Alien Spidy is a platform game for Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Xbox 360 (through Xbox Live Arcade), and PlayStation 3 (through PlayStation Network). It was developed by Spanish studio Enigma Software Productions and published by Kalypso Media. Players control an extraterrestrial spider who has crash-landed on Earth, as he seeks to repair his spacecraft and rescue a fellow extraterrestrial spider. Announced on 8 November 2011, Alien Spidy was published on 20 March 2013 for the Xbox 360, Microso…

AFL Live 2

AFL Live 2

Release date: 2013

Genres: Sports

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

Publishers: Tru Blu Entertainment

AFL Live 2 is a sports game in the AFL series of Australian rules football video games. It was developed by Wicked Witch Software and was released for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on 12 September 2013. The game was ported to iOS and was released on 28 May 2015 and Android on 26 September 2015. Commentary is provided by Dennis Cometti and Tom Harley.

Angry Birds Star Wars II

Angry Birds Star Wars II

Release date: 2013

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Rovio Entertainment

Angry Birds Star Wars II is a puzzle video game, a crossover between Star Wars and the Angry Birds series, that was released on September 18, 2013. The game is the eighth Angry Birds game and the second where players can play as pigs (the first is the original game in King Pig Mode), developed by Rovio Entertainment. The game is a prequel to Angry Birds Star Wars and is based on the Star Wars prequel trilogy, as well as the television show Star Wars Rebels.

A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd

A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd

Release date: 2013

Genres: Fantasy

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, PS Vita

Publishers: Enterbrain

A Good Librarian Like a Good Shepherd, known in Japan as Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai (Japanese: 大図書館の羊飼い, lit. Large Library's Shepherd or The Shepherd of the Great Library), is a Japanese adult visual novel developed by August and released on January 25, 2013 for Windows as a DVD. The gameplay in Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai follows a branching plot line which offers pre-determined scenarios with courses of interaction, and focuses on the appeal of the five female main characters by the player chara…

Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed

Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed

Release date: 2013

Genres:

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PS Vita

Publishers:

Akiba's Trip: Undead & Undressed, released as Akiba's Trip 2 (アキバズトリップ2, Akibazu Torippu 2) in Japan, is a 2013 action-adventure video game for the PlayStation Vita, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows by Acquire. It is the sequel to Akiba's Trip on the PlayStation Portable. A third game in the series, Akiba's Trip Festa, has been released on November 2016.

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is an action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the sixth major installment in the Assassin's Creed series. Its historical timeframe precedes that of Assassin's Creed III (2012), though its modern-day sequences succeed III's own. Black Flag was first released for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii U in October 2013 and a month later for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows. It was released on the Nintendo Swi…

Avadon 2: The Corruption

Avadon 2: The Corruption

Release date: 2013

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Avadon 2: The Corruption is a single-player role-playing video game developed by Spiderweb Software. It is the second game in the Avadon trilogy. The game was released for Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows in October 2013, A version for the iPad has been announced for release in early 2014.

A.R.E.S.: Extinction Agenda

Release date: 2013

Genres: Action, Platform

Publishers: Origo GamesAksys Games

A.R.E.S. Extinction Agenda is a 2.5D side-scrolling action platform available for Microsoft Windows. It was developed by a Thai independent developer Extend Studio.

Anno Online

Anno Online

Release date: 2013

Genres: Strategy

Publishers: Ubisoft

Anno Online was a free-to-play strategy browser game by Ubisoft. It was a spinoff of the Anno series. Players developed and managed island braced cites from the first settlers to commercial empires.English closed beta started on 23 April 2013, and open beta started on 14 May 2013. Beta status ended on 25 September 2013. The game was in "maintenance mode" starting Sept 2017, meaning there was no further development or major in-game events. The game was closed on 31 January 2018.

Alien Rage

Alien Rage

Release date: 2013

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: CI Games

Alien Rage is a 2013 first-person shooter video game for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 (through Xbox Live Arcade), and PlayStation 3 (through PlayStation Network). Alien Rage was developed by Polish developer CI Games, then known as City Interactive, using Unreal Engine 3. The game has single-player and competitive multiplayer modes. In its single player campaign, players are put in control of an elite soldier named Jack which is sent to destroy a mining facility and its aliens after they turned a…