Glossary

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare

Release date: 2014

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is a multiplayer third-person shooter and tower defense video game developed by PopCap Games and published by Electronic Arts. The third game in the Plants vs. Zombies franchise, the basic premise revolves around plants defending humankind from a zombie invasion. In the game, players assume control of either the Plants or the Zombies, as they fight in various cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes. Upon completing matches and finishing objectives, player…

Peggle Blast

Peggle Blast

Release date: 2014

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Android

Publishers: Electronic Arts

Peggle Blast is a casual puzzle video game developed by PopCap Games and published by Electronic Arts. The game is the latest entry in the Peggle franchise. Released on December 2, 2014 to Android and iOS, it is the second game in the franchise released to mobile, the first being a port of Peggle. Blast was exclusively available on Google Play Store and App Store until its release to web browsers as Peggle Blast HD on March 31, 2020. Electronic Arts announced Blast in late 2014.

Planetary Annihilation

Planetary Annihilation

Release date: 2014

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Planetary Annihilation Inc

Planetary Annihilation is a real-time strategy PC game originally developed by Uber Entertainment, whose staff included several video game industry veterans who worked on Total Annihilation and Supreme Commander. A stand-alone expansion, Planetary Annihilation: Titans was released in 2015. Planetary Annihilation and Planetary Annihilation: Titans are now developed and published by a new company, Planetary Annihilation Inc.

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015

Release date: 2014

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3, XBox One

Publishers: Konami

Pro Evolution Soccer 2015 (abbreviated as PES 2015 and known as World Soccer: Winning Eleven 2015 in Japan) is a football simulation game developed by PES Productions and published by Konami for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. It is the fourteenth edition of the Pro Evolution Soccer series. The cover of the game features Mario Götze of Bayern Munich (except for the Japanese version, whose cover art features Keisuke Honda of A.C. Milan). In this game, the …

Pure Pool

Pure Pool

Release date: 2014

Genres: Sports, Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One

Publishers: Ripstone, Play It

Pure Pool is a pool video game by British developer VooFoo Studios in association with Ripstone Games for the PlayStation 4 and PC platforms. It was released on the PlayStation Store in North America on 29 July 2014 and Europe on 30 July 2014, with a physical edition of the PS4 version also being published by System 3 under their Play It label. The Microsoft Windows version was released worldwide via Steam on 30 July 2014. An Xbox One version was later released via the ID@Xbox self-publishing in…

Pushmo World

Pushmo World

Release date: 2014

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Wii U

Publishers: Nintendo

Pushmo World, known as Pullblox World in Europe and as Hikuosu World in Japan, is a puzzle game developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for the Wii U video game console. The game is a sequel to Pushmo and Crashmo, and was released worldwide on June 19, 2014. A sequel, Stretchmo for the Nintendo 3DS, was released in 2015.

Paranautical Activity

Paranautical Activity

Release date: 2014

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Linux

Publishers: Eurogamer

Paranautical Activity is a first-person shooter video game developed by American indie studio Code Avarice, and later by Digerati. It was released for Microsoft Windows in a beta form in February 2013, and after completing the Early Access program on Steam, was fully released on October 20, 2014. The game struggled with Valve's Steam service. Valve initially refused to allow it on its Greenlight system while the developer was in talks with another publisher, and later pulled it from Steam after …

Phantasy Star Nova

Release date: 2014

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: PS Vita

Publishers: Sega

Phantasy Star Nova (ファンタシースター ノヴァ) is a video game for the PlayStation Vita developed by tri-Ace as the next installment of the Phantasy Star game series. It was released on November 27, 2014 in Japan, while a Chinese language version was released throughout Asia on March 26, 2015.

Platform Panic

Release date: 2014

Genres: Action, Platform

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Nitrome

Platform Panic is an action platformer video game for iOS and Android. It was developed and published by British indie studio Nitrome and was released on December 17, 2014. The aim of Platform Panic is to navigate the protagonist throughout the levels, whilst avoiding the various enemies and spikes. The game is inspired by platform games from the fourth generation of video game consoles. The game received generally positive reviews and reactions from critics.

Project Spark

Project Spark

Release date: 2014

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: XBox One

Publishers: Microsoft Studios

Project Spark was a game creation video game for Microsoft Windows 8.1, 10 and Xbox One. The game was announced during Microsoft's E3 2013 press event, and was launched as a Windows open beta in December 2013, and an Xbox One beta in March 2014. On May 13, 2016, Microsoft announced that Project Spark would no longer be available for purchase and that online services would no longer be available as of August 12, 2016. Although no longer available for sale, players can continue to play offline so …

P.T.

P.T.

Release date: 2014

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers: Konami

P.T. (initialism for "playable teaser") is a first-person psychological horror video game developed by Kojima Productions, under the pseudonym "7780s Studio", and published by Konami. The game was directed and designed by Hideo Kojima, in collaboration with film director Guillermo del Toro. Released for the PlayStation 4 on 12 August 2014 as a free download on the PlayStation Network, P.T. served primarily as an interactive teaser for the game Silent Hills, a cancelled installment in the Silent …

Project 575

Project 575

Release date: 2014

Genres: Life

Platforms: PS Vita

Publishers: Sega

Project 575 (プロジェクト575, Purojekuto Gō-Shichi-Gō) is a multimedia project created by Sega that utilizes Vocaloid voice synthesizers in order to create traditional 5-7-5 tanka and haiku poems. It consists of an iPhone app titled Uta Yomi 575 (うた詠み575, lit. "Song Reader 575"), released on July 26, 2013, as well as a PlayStation Vita game titled Uta Kumi 575 (うた組み575, lit. "Song Builder 575"), released on January 23, 2014 and is described as a combination of a rhythm game and a word building game. A…

Parascientific Escape: Cruise in the Distant Seas

Release date: 2014

Genres: Adventure, Novel

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers:

Parascientifc Escape: Cruise in the Distant Seas' (Japanese: 超科学脱出ストーリー ~絶海の豪華客船~, Hepburn: Chou Kagaku Dasshutsu Story ~Zekkai no Gouka Kyakusen~, lit. "Super Science Escape Story ~ Luxurious Passenger Ship of the Sea), is a visual novel adventure game developed by Flyhigh Works It was published for the Nintendo 3DS via the Nintendo eShop by Intense in Japan, and CIRCLE Entertainment (Stylized as CIRCLE Ent.) in Western territories. It is the first entry in the Parascientific Escape series. The…

Pokémon Art Academy

Pokémon Art Academy

Release date: 2014

Genres: Drawing game

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Pokémon Art Academy is an educational drawing video game developed by Headstrong Games, published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS. It is a spin-off of the Art Academy series featuring characters from the Pokémon media franchise, and was released in Japan on June 19, 2014, in Europe on July 4, 2014, in Australia the next day, and in North America on October 24, 2014. The game was made available as both a retail and downloadable release from the Nintendo eShop, and is the first 3DS title with bu…

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

Release date: 2014

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers:

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire are 2014 enhanced remakes of the 2002 role-playing video games Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire. The games are part of the sixth generation of the Pokémon video game series and were developed by Game Freak, published by The Pokémon Company and Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS. Announced in May 2014, the games were released in Japan, North America and Australia on 21 November 2014, exactly twelve years after the original release date of Ruby and Sapphire, while…

Puyo Puyo Tetris

Puyo Puyo Tetris

Release date: 2014

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, Wii U, PS Vita, XBox One

Publishers:

Puyo Puyo Tetris (ぷよぷよテトリス, Puyopuyo Tetorisu) is a puzzle video game developed by Sonic Team and published by Sega. The game is a crossover between the Puyo Puyo series and the Tetris franchise, and features various gameplay modes incorporating both aspects. The game includes characters modeled and named after the seven Tetrominos, which are different puzzle pieces each made of four blocks. Puyo Puyo Tetris was the first Tetris-related title published by Sega since the PlayStation 2 game of Tet…

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2

Release date: 2014

Genres: Platform

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

Publishers: Bandai Namco Games

Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2, also known in Japan as Pac-World 2 (Japanese: パックワールド2, Hepburn: Pakkuwārudo Tsū), is a 2014 video game for the Wii U, Nintendo 3DS, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, released on October 14, 2014. It is the sequel to Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures.

Perils of Man

Perils of Man

Release date: 2014

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple IOS

Publishers: IF Games

Perils of Man is a 2014 computer adventure game designed by Gene Mocsy and Bill Tiller and developed and published by IF Games. It follows protagonist Ana Eberling as she attempts to solve the mystery of her father's disappearance. As the plot unfolds, Ana discovers a dark family history and a powerful technology that has been hidden from the public for generations. Perils of Man was acclaimed by critics for its graphic design. Touch Arcade stated it was “A powerful set up for a storyline, it hi…

Piano Tiles

Piano Tiles

Release date: 2014

Genres: Arcade

Platforms: Apple IOS

Publishers:

Piano Tiles (known on iOS as Piano Tiles – Don't Tap the White Tile and on Android as Don't Tap the White Tile) is a single-player mobile game launched on March 28, 2014 by Umoni Studio, specifically by creator Hu Wen Zeng. The game contains six modes; these modes are Classic mode; the Arcade mode; the Zen mode; the Rush mode; the Arcade+ mode (which includes the Bomb, Lightning, Bilayer, and Double tiles); and the Relay mode. In late April 2014 the game was the most downloaded application on bo…

Pix the Cat

Pix the Cat

Release date: 2014

Genres: Arcade, Puzzle

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PS Vita, XBox One

Publishers: PastagamesFocus Home Interactive

Pix the Cat is an independent video game designed and developed by Pastagames for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, PlayStation Vita and Nintendo Switch. The game stars the cat Pix as he saves ducklings in a maze-like environment.