Glossary

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault

Release date: 2015

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

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

Publishers:

Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault (絶対迎撃ウォーズ, Zettai Geigeki Wars: Metropolis Defenders) is a 2015 real-time tactics video game developed and published by Acquire in Japan, with a western release by Aksys Games (North America) and PQube (Europe) coming the following year.

Assassin's Creed Chronicles

Assassin's Creed Chronicles

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed Chronicles is a sub-series of video games in the Assassin's Creed franchise. The series consists of three games developed by Climax Studios and published by Ubisoft. The games feature new protagonists and a design that is new to the franchise, a 2.5D world inspired by traditional brush paintings. The first entry, Assassin's Creed: China, was released on April 21, 2015, on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The second entry, Assassin's Creed: India, was released on Ja…

A Fistful of Gun

A Fistful of Gun

Release date: 2015

Genres: Shoot 'em up

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Devolver Digital

A Fistful of Gun is a shoot 'em up video game developed by New Zealand-based indie developer FarmerGnome (pseudonym of Paul Hart) and published by Devolver Digital. The game released on 23 September 2015.

Angel Beats!

Angel Beats!

Release date: 2015

Genres: Novel

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: VisualArt's

Angel Beats! (エンジェルビーツ!, Enjeru Bītsu!) is a Japanese episodic visual novel developed by Key for Windows PCs. The game is based on the 2010 anime television series Angel Beats!, originally conceived by Jun Maeda, and also adapts scenes featured in the anime. The first of planned six volumes, titled Angel Beats! 1st Beat, was released on June 26, 2015, with a rating for all ages. An English version of 1st Beat was announced to be in development. The story takes place in the afterlife and focuses …

Albert & Otto

Release date: 2015

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: K Bros Games

Albert & Otto is a 2D atmospheric puzzle platform video game developed and published by independent video game developer K Bros Games. The game will release as four stand-alone episodes, with the first episode titled "The Adventure Begins" releasing on October 28, 2015 for Microsoft Windows and OS X. The art style was inspired by Tim Burton's early stop-motion films, with a story set in pre-World War II Germany.

Armikrog

Armikrog

Release date: 2015

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, Wii U, XBox One

Publishers: Versus Evil

Armikrog (stylized as Armikrog.) is a stop-motion point-and-click adventure comedy game by Doug TenNapel in partnership with Pencil Test Studios and Versus Evil for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, Wii U and Xbox One. It is a spiritual successor to The Neverhood, and is developed by many members of the same team. Like The Neverhood, Armikrog uses clay animation.

Apotheon

Apotheon

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Platform, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers: Alientrap

Apotheon is an action platformer video game developed and published by Alientrap for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, and PlayStation 4. The game was released on Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4 on February 3, 2015 and on OS X and Linux on February 10, 2015. Apotheon is Alientrap's second commercial game and utilizes a unique art style based on ancient Greek pottery, particularly in the black-figure pottery style.

Act of Aggression

Act of Aggression

Release date: 2015

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Focus Home Interactive

Act of Aggression is a 2015 real-time strategy game developed by Eugen Systems and published by Focus Home Interactive.

Affordable Space Adventures

Affordable Space Adventures

Release date: 2015

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

Platforms: Wii U

Publishers: NapNok Games

Affordable Space Adventures is a puzzle adventure game developed and published by NapNok Games in collaboration with Nifflas' Games. The game was released for the Wii U via the Nintendo eShop download service on April 9, 2015. The game's main gameplay feature is its unique use of the Wii U Gamepad to control a spaceship by using the controls shown on the touch-screen including two different engines and other controls.

Alto's Adventure

Alto's Adventure

Release date: 2015

Genres: Endless runner, snowboarding

Publishers: Snowman

Alto's Adventure is a 2015 endless runner snowboarding video game by Snowman. The player-character automatically moves to the right of the screen through procedurally generated landscapes. The player taps the screen to jump and perform tricks (backflips), and works towards goals, competitive high scores, and upgrades. Snowman, a Toronto-based, three-person indie development team, previously worked on productivity apps before Alto's Adventure. The game was made to emulate the ethereal atmosphere …

Age of Empires: World Domination

Release date: 2015

Genres: Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Microsoft

Age of Empires: World Domination was a free-to-play mobile real-time strategy game developed by KLab Games and Microsoft as part of the Age of Empires series of video games, and released in 2015 in selected countries for iOS and Android devices. The game had first been announced in 2013 as a new mobile entry in the Age of Empires series. It was shut down in November 2016.

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

Release date: 2015

Genres: Sandbox game

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is a sandbox video game developed and published by Nintendo, with assistance from Monolith Soft, for the Nintendo 3DS. The game was released in Japan in July 2015, in North America in September 2015, and in PAL regions in October 2015. The game is a spin-off of the Animal Crossing series where the player has to design homes for various anthropomorphic animal characters. The game received mixed reviews from critics upon release.

Axiom Verge

Axiom Verge

Release date: 2015

Genres: Adventure

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

Publishers: Thomas Happ Games

Axiom Verge is a Metroidvania video game by American indie developer Thomas Happ. The game was originally released in March 2015 in North America and April 2015 in Europe and Australia for PlayStation 4. It was released in May 2015 for Microsoft Windows, OS X, and Linux. A PlayStation Vita version was released in April 2016. The Wii U and Xbox One versions were released in North America and Europe in September 2016. A Nintendo Switch version was released in October 2017.

Autobahn Police Simulator

Autobahn Police Simulator

Release date: 2015

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple IOS

Publishers: Aerosoft GmbH

Autobahn Police Simulator (Autobahn Polizei Simulator in German) is a police driving simulation game developed by Z-Software and published by Aerosoft GmbH. The sequel version of the game was released on December 7, 2017. The game sets on Germany's highway named Autobahn (Approximately 40 km (25 miles) on the game). The game supports a gaming wheel for it to be more enjoyable and a third-person view or to first-person view. There are 40 missions in the game and free play mode is available. Playe…

Airscape: The Fall of Gravity

Airscape: The Fall of Gravity

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Platform

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: EQ Games

Airscape: The Fall of Gravity is an action platformer 2D video game, developed by Australian studio Cross-Product and published by EQ Games for Microsoft Windows.

Alone in the Dark: Illumination

Alone in the Dark: Illumination

Release date: 2015

Genres: Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Atari SA

Alone in the Dark: Illumination is the sixth installment of the survival horror video game series under the same title by Atari Interactive. It's also the last title in the series to be published by Atari as the IP has since been acquired by THQ Nordic. The game is developed by Pure FPS for Windows and is the series' first installment to be played online and in a cooperative setting. The game was panned heavily.

Armello

Armello

Release date: 2015

Genres: Role-playing

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

Publishers: League of Geeks

Armello is a digital role-playing strategy board game developed by Australian independent game studio League of Geeks as their debut project. Announced as an iPad title in September 2012, the game has been in development since mid-2011, with music by composers Lisa Gerrard and Michael Allen. Between April and May 2014, a successful Kickstarter campaign was started to help fund a port to Steam and GOG.com, as well as stretch goals to bring the game to Android and Windows tablets. The game was cho…

Avernum 2: Crystal Souls

Avernum 2: Crystal Souls

Release date: 2015

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Avernum 2: Crystal Souls is a single-player role-playing video game developed by Spiderweb Software. It is the second game in the Avernum trilogy. The game was released for OS X and Microsoft Windows in January 2015, The iPad version was released on the App Store on April 15, 2015.Avernum 2 was released simultaneously on Steam, GOG.com, and the web site of Spiderweb Software.

Anna's Quest

Anna's Quest

Release date: 2015

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Daedalic Entertainment

Anna's Quest is a 2015 graphic adventure game developed and published by Daedalic Entertainment. It follows title character Anna as she attempts to escape an evil witch and save her dying grandfather. Taking the role of Anna, the player solves puzzles, collects items and converses with non-player characters

Afterfall: Reconquest

Afterfall: Reconquest

Release date: 2015

Genres: Action, Adventure, Shooter, Third-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Nicolas Entertainment Group

Afterfall: Reconquest (previously titled as Afterfall: Pearl of the Wastelands) is an episodic story-driven third-person shooter video game with action and adventure elements, developed by Intoxicate Studios and published by Nicolas Entertainment Group for Microsoft Windows. It is the sequel to the video game Afterfall: Insanity. The game was to consist of 9 episodes. The first episode was released on February 19, 2015.