Glossary

Arc Symphony

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux

Publishers:

Arc Symphony is an adventure video game developed by Matilde Park and Penelope Evans, and released on May 15, 2017, both as a browser game and in a downloadable version for Microsoft Windows, MacOS, and Linux. The player takes the role of a formerly active user of a Usenet newsgroup for a fictional Japanese role-playing game (JRPG), also titled Arc Symphony, and reads messages from the game's characters. As part of the game's release, fake game boxes for the JRPG, in the style of those for PlayS…

Assassin's Creed Origins

Assassin's Creed Origins

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

Assassin's Creed Origins is an action-adventure video game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. It is the tenth major installment in the Assassin's Creed series and the successor to 2015's Assassin's Creed Syndicate. It was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on October 27, 2017. The game is set in Ancient Egypt near the end of the Ptolemaic period (49–44 BC) and recounts the secret fictional history of real-world events. The story follows a M…

Adopt Me!

Release date: 2017

Genres: Pet, Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox One, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Roblox Corporation

Adopt Me! is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game on the gaming platform Roblox. The nominal focus of the game is a role-play wherein players pretend to be either parents adopting a child, or children getting adopted, but in reality, the game’s focus is around adopting and caring for a variety of different virtual pets, who can be traded with other players. As of October 2020, the game had been played upwards of fourteen billion times. DreamCraft, the independent studio behind the ga…

AFL Evolution

AFL Evolution

Release date: 2017

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One

Publishers: Tru Blu Entertainment

AFL Evolution is a video game based on the AFL developed by Wicked Witch Software and published by Tru Blu Entertainment in 2017 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. A demo containing player and team creation tools was released on April 5, 2017. The game was released on May 5, 2017 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One and Microsoft Windows via Steam on July 21.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

Release date: 2017

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Nintendo

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is a free-to-play social simulation mobile game in Nintendo's Animal Crossing series for iOS and Android devices. It was released in Australia in October 2017, and worldwide the following month. The game continues the series of social simulations that allow players to interact with a small campsite with various campers, performing small tasks, engaging in commerce, and decorating living spaces.

A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher

A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action

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

Publishers: Ask An Enemy Studios

A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher is an action indie 3D video game, developed and published by American game studio Ask An Enemy Studios, for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.

A3!

Release date: 2017

Genres:

Publishers:

A3! (Japanese: エースリー, Hepburn: Ēsurī, acronym for "Act! Addict! Actors!") is a Japanese mobile game developed by Liber Entertainment. The game was released on January 27, 2017, in Japan and was later given a worldwide English release on October 23, 2019. The success of the game led to several adaptations for the franchise, including stage plays and an anime series.

Aaero

Aaero

Release date: 2017

Genres: Music, Shooter

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

Publishers: Mad Fellows

Aaero is a rhythm action rail shooter video game developed by the two-man British Independent video game developer Mad Fellows. Aaero was released on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows, via Steam, on April 11, 2017. Aaero: Complete Edition, a version with DLC and other add-ons was released for the Nintendo Switch on December 24, 2018. It was released in Japan on December 27, 2018.

A Demon's Game: Episode 1

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: RP Studios

A Demon's Game: Episode 1 is an action indie 3D video game, developed and published by RP Studios for Microsoft Windows.

Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing

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

Publishers: Koei Tecmo

Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings is a role-playing video game developed by Gust Co. Ltd., and originally released in Japan for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4 in December 2017. It was released worldwide in March 2018 for the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Microsoft Windows. It is the nineteenth main entry in the Atelier series celebrating the 20 years of the franchise. It is also the third and final game of the Mysterious storyline.

Attentat 1942

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Apple Mac, Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Charles University, Czech Academy of Sciences

Attentat 1942 is a Czech point-and-click adventure game, in which players take the role of Jindřich Jelínek's grandchild. Jelínek was arrested by the Gestapo shortly after the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, ruler of the Nazi-occupied Czech lands and the leading architect of The Holocaust. The objective of the game is to establish what role he played in the attack, as well as the reason for his arrest. Throughout the investigation, players interview eyewitnesses, discover the family's back s…

Another Eden

Another Eden

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Android

Publishers:

Another Eden: The Cat Beyond Time and Space is a free-to-play role-playing video game developed by Wright Flyer Studios and published by GREE, Inc. The game features the collaboration of writer Masato Kato and music composer Yasunori Mitsuda who both worked on Xenogears and the Chrono series of role-playing games. Another Eden involves time travel elements, where players explore different points in time. It was self-published and released for Android and iOS in Japan in April 2017, and worldwid…

Ashes Cricket

Ashes Cricket

Release date: 2017

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One

Publishers: Big Ant Studios

Ashes Cricket is a 2017 video game created by Big Ant Studios, and released worldwide on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Windows. It was the first Big Ant cricket game to be officially licensed to modern teams and players after the Don Bradman Cricket titles, and had the full licence for the 2017-18 Ashes series, which took place in Australia. As part of this, the game contained the ability to take either England or Australia through the Ashes series, or play as an individual star player. As well a…

Astro Duel Deluxe

Astro Duel Deluxe

Release date: 2017

Genres: Shoot 'em up

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Panic Button

Astro Duel Deluxe is a shoot 'em up game developed and published by Panic Button and released on the Nintendo Switch on in May 2017. The game has an aggregate score of 53 on Metacritic.

A Mortician's Tale

A Mortician's Tale

Release date: 2017

Genres: Management

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple IOS

Publishers: Laundry Bear Games

A Mortician's Tale is a management video game developed by Laundry Bear Games. Players take control of a mortician working in a funeral home. The game was released for Windows and macOS in October 2017.

A Hat in Time

A Hat in Time

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure, Platform

Publishers:

A Hat in Time is a platform action-adventure game developed by Gears for Breakfast and published by Humble Bundle. The game was developed using Unreal Engine 3 and funded through a Kickstarter campaign, which doubled its fundraising goals within its first two days. It is inspired by earlier 3D platformers such as Super Mario 64, Banjo-Kazooie, Spyro the Dragon and Psychonauts. The game was self-published for Microsoft Windows and macOS in October 2017, and by Humble Bundle for the PlayStation 4…

Agents of Mayhem

Agents of Mayhem

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One

Publishers: Deep Silver

Agents of Mayhem is an open world action-adventure video game developed by Volition and published by Deep Silver. The game was released in August 2017 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game's themes are based on Saturday-morning cartoons and superhero films. It is set in the same fictional universe as Volition's Saints Row series, and includes several plot and character crossovers. Agents of Mayhem received mixed reviews; it was generally praised for its humor, characters a…

A Rose in the Twilight

A Rose in the Twilight

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PS Vita

Publishers: NIS America, Inc.

A Rose in the Twilight (ロゼと黄昏の古城) is a puzzle platformer game with horror elements. A Rose in the Twilight was released in August 11, 2017, created by Japanese game developer Nippon Ichi Software for the PlayStation Vita and Microsoft Windows. The game is directed and designed by Masayuki Furuya. The game's art style consists exclusively of white, black, grey, and red.

Atomega

Atomega

Release date: 2017

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Ubisoft

Atomega is an action shooter developed by Ubisoft Reflections and published by Ubisoft. The game was released for Microsoft Windows on September 19, 2017. The development team had previously developed Grow Home.

Argo

Argo

Release date: 2017

Genres: Shooter, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Bohemia Interactive

Argo is a free-to-play multiplayer first-person shooter video game developed by Bohemia Interactive. The initial prototype of the game, Project Argo, was released on 1 November 2016 as part of Bohemia Incubator. The game was released as Argo on 22 June 2017.