Glossary

Battle Chef Brigade

Battle Chef Brigade

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure, Platform, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Adult Swim Games

Battle Chef Brigade is a brawler and puzzle video game developed by Trinket Studios and published by Adult Swim Games. The game was released for Windows and Nintendo Switch in November 2017.

Between the Sky and Sea

Release date: 2017

Genres:

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: ForwardWorks

Between the Sky and Sea (Japanese: ソラとウミのアイダ, Hepburn: Sora to Umi no Aida, lit. "The Space Between the Sky and Sea") is a Japanese media franchise owned by ForwardWorks, with Oji Hiroi credited as the original creator. It primarily consists of a smartphone game, released for Android and iOS on September 28, 2017. A Microsoft Windows version by DMM was originally announced to be released in Q2 2018, but was ultimately never launched. The game's service ended on May 7, 2019. An anime television s…

Blackwood Crossing

Blackwood Crossing

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, XBox One

Publishers: Vision Games

Blackwood Crossing is a first-person narrative adventure video game released on PlayStation 4 on April 4, 2017, and a day later on Xbox One and PC.

Bye-Bye BoxBoy!

Bye-Bye BoxBoy!

Release date: 2017

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Bye-Bye BoxBoy! is a puzzle platformer video game developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS handheld console. The game was released worldwide in 2017, and is a follow-up to BoxBoy! (2015) and BoxBoxBoy! (2016).

Blue Reflection

Blue Reflection

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, PS Vita

Publishers: Koei Tecmo

Blue Reflection is a role-playing video game developed by Gust Co. Ltd. It was published by Koei Tecmo in March 2017 in Japan for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, and was released in September 2017 in North America and Europe for the PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows. The player takes the role of Hinako Shirai, a ballet dancer who due to a knee injury no longer can dance, but who is given magical power allowing her to fight and move freely. The game follows a day cycle, which sees Hinak…

Blaster Master Zero

Blaster Master Zero

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action

Publishers: Inti Creates

Blaster Master Zero is an action-adventure platform video game developed and published by Inti Creates for the Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo Switch. The game is a reboot of Sunsoft's Blaster Master for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), and was released worldwide in March 2017, and was released of PS4 version on June 29, 2020. As in the NES original, the game's plot centers around Jason Frudnick, a young man who descends into a subterranean world to rescue a frog creature named Fred. Players c…

B-Project

Release date: 2017

Genres: Music

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Shogakukan

B-PROJECT is a Japanese cross-media project by MAGES. about a group of virtual idols that began in 2015. The project was first announced via Twitter on August 9, 2015, with the first production presentation and song previews being released on September 4, 2015 via nico live. As of January 2018 the project features an anime series, a manga adaptation, a rhythm game, a stage play, multiple music CDs, and a range of related merchandise.

Bit City

Release date: 2017

Genres: Management

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: NimbleBit

Bit City is an incremental game and city-builder game developed by NimbleBit, released on March 13, 2017 for iOS and Android. The game tasks players with building a city one plot of land at a time, with zoning and pixelated buildings that vaguely resemble previous games from the developer, such as Tiny Tower or Disco Zoo. Bit City also includes some features similar to Egg, Inc such as an upgrade shop and the ability to prestige.The game's initial reception has been overwhelmingly positive, with…

Behold the Kickmen

Behold the Kickmen

Release date: 2017

Genres: Sports

Publishers: Size Five Games

Behold the Kickmen is a football video game developed and published by Size Five Games. It was released on 20 July 2017 for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux on the Steam platform and on the Nintendo Switch on 18 June 2020.It received mixed reception from critics, who were highly polarized in their opinions of the game's humor and gameplay.

BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure, Music

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Bushiroad, Mobimon Inc., bilibili, Kakao Games

BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!, also known as Garupa, is a mobile rhythm game developed by Craft Egg and published by Bushiroad for the Android and iOS platforms. Part of Bushiroad's BanG Dream! music franchise, it was released in Japan on March 16, 2017. Overseas launches took place in Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan on October 19, 2017, in Korea on February 6, 2018, worldwide in English on April 9, 2018, and mainland China on May 30, 2019. While Bushiroad serves as the publisher for the Japanese- …

Brawlout

Brawlout

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Combat

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

Publishers: Angry Mob GamesMerge Games

Brawlout is a fighting game developed and published by Angry Mob Games for Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The game was revealed at EVO in July 2016, and went into closed beta in December 2016. The game was initially released as early access for Microsoft Windows on April 20, 2017. Various outlets, such as Engadget, have compared Brawlout to the Super Smash Bros. series.Angry Mob Games partnered with UK publisher Merge Games to release physical retail copies for …

Black the Fall

Black the Fall

Release date: 2017

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

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

Publishers: Square Enix

Black the Fall (stylized as BLAƆK THE FALL) is an puzzle-platform video game developed by Sand Sailor Studio and published by Square Enix for Linux, Microsoft Windows, OS X, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. The player controls a machinist in a dystopic world inspired by the Romanian Revolution, solving environmental puzzles and avoiding death.

Bud Spencer & Terence Hill: Slaps and Beans

Release date: 2017

Genres: Beat'em-up

Publishers: Buddy Productions GmbH

Bud Spencer & Terence Hill: Slaps and Beans is a side-scrolling beat 'em up game, with some elements of platform and minigames, developed by Trinity Team srls, it is the first official videogame inspired by the Italian duo of actors Bud Spencer and Terence Hill and released first in 2017 for PC and then ported in 2018 also for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Battle Chasers: Nightwar

Battle Chasers: Nightwar

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure, Role-playing

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

Publishers: THQ Nordic

Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a turn-based role-playing video game developed by Airship Syndicate and published by THQ Nordic. It was released in October 2017 for Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and in May 2018 for Nintendo Switch and Linux. Based on the Battle Chasers fantasy comic book series by Joe Madureira, the game involves the cast of that series being marooned on an island and being forced to stop the plans of an evil sorceress in order to escape. The game received po…

Black Mirror

Black Mirror

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

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

Publishers: THQ Nordic

Black Mirror is a 2017 gothic adventure horror video game developed by King Art Games and published by THQ Nordic. The game is a reboot of The Black Mirror series, a trilogy of point-and-click games for Microsoft Windows. Consequently, it is sometimes referred to as Black Mirror IV or Black Mirror 4.

Brawlhalla

Brawlhalla

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Combat

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

Publishers: Ubisoft

Brawlhalla is a free-to-play 2D fighting game developed by Blue Mammoth Games for Microsoft Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Android, and iOS, with full cross-play across all platforms. The game was shown at PAX East in April 2014, and went into alpha later that month. An open beta became available in November 2015, followed by the game's release in October 2017. As of October 2020, the game features 51 playable characters called "Legends", each with their own unique sta…

Buck

Buck

Release date: 2017

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Linux, XBox One

Publishers:

Buck is a 2D side-scrolling action-adventure brawler video game developed and published by Israeli indie studio Wave Interactive (Rainfall Entertainment). It was released on Steam Early Access on March 17, 2017 for Microsoft Windows with additional platforms slated for Q3 2017 including PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The game features melee and ranged combat, inventory management, player-driven dialogues and weapon customization that is made possible through item crafting. The plot focuses on Buck,…

Bridge Constructor Portal

Release date: 2017

Genres: Simulation

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

Publishers: Headup Games

Bridge Constructor Portal is an engineering simulation and puzzle video game developed by ClockStone and published by Headup Games. The game is part of the Bridge Constructor series, and incorporates elements of Valve's Portal series, taking place in Aperture Laboratories. The game was released on Android, iOS, Linux, macOS and Windows in December 2017, and for the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in February 2018. By August 2018, the game had sold over 500,000 copies.

Boost Beast

Release date: 2017

Genres: Match-three

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Arc System Works

Boost Beast is a puzzle video game developed by Arzest, published by Arc System Works and released simultaneously in all regions on July 20, 2017 for the Nintendo Switch. The game currently has an aggregate score of 48 on Metacritic.

Blitzkrieg 3

Blitzkrieg 3

Release date: 2017

Genres: Multiplayer, Online, Real-time, Strategy

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX

Publishers: Nival

Blitzkrieg 3 (Russian: Блицкриг 3) is an online massively multiplayer online real-time strategy computer game, based on the events of World War II, a sequel to Blitzkrieg 2 and is the third and latest title in the Blitzkrieg series. Nival published the first trailer for the game on YouTube on August 13, 2013 featuring live action footage mixed with concept artwork and actual in-game footage and renders. Company's CEO Sergey Orlovskiy told in an interview, that game will be released at the third …