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Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time

Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time

Release date: 2017 (11/30/2017)

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Little Witch Academia: Chamber of Time is an action role-playing video game developed by A+ Games and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment, based on the anime franchise Little Witch Academia. The game was released on the PlayStation 4 in Japan in November 2017, and worldwide for PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows on 15 May 2018.

Lineage 2 Revolution

Release date: 2017

Genres: Multiplayer, Online, Role-playing

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Netmarble Games

Lineage 2: Revolution is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) developed by Netmarble for mobile platforms under license from NCSoft, taking place 100 years before the events of NCSoft's Lineage II: Goddess of Destruction storyline. It is part of the Lineage series.

Little Red Lie

Little Red Lie

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, PS Vita, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Will O'Neill

Little Red Lie is an adventure game developed by Will O'Neill, released on July 7, 2017 for Windows and macOS on the Steam platform, and later released for iOS, Android, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation Vita. It received positive reception from critics due to its exploration of the nature of modern poverty.

Log Jammers

Log Jammers

Release date: 2017

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Mega Cat Studios

Log Jammers is a sports video game published and developed by Mega Cat Studios. It was released on the Nintendo Entertainment System and is scheduled to be released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One in 2020. The game features a lumberjack theme, silly humor, and fast-paced action in the style of arcade games. The objective of the game is to toss an axe past the opponent and into their goal. The game's name is an allusion to Windjammers, which the developers cite…

Last Day of June

Last Day of June

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers: 505 Games

Last Day of June is an adventure puzzle video game developed by Ovosonico and published by 505 Games. It is based on Steven Wilson's song Drive Home. The game was released for PlayStation 4 and Windows in August 2017.

Lupinball

Lupinball

Release date: 2017

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Craftven

Lupinball is a multiplayer bullet hell dodgeball video game developed and published by Craftven for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. It was released on 17 August 2017.

Little Nightmares

Little Nightmares

Release date: 2017

Genres: Platform, Puzzle

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

Publishers: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Little Nightmares is a puzzle-platformer horror adventure game developed by Tarsier Studios and published by Bandai Namco Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Stadia. The game received positive reviews upon release with critics praising the atmosphere, graphics, and sound, while criticizing the game's checkpoint system and short length.

LawBreakers

LawBreakers

Release date: 2017

Genres: First-person, Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Nexon

LawBreakers is a defunct first-person shooter video game developed by Boss Key Productions and published by Nexon. It was released worldwide on August 8, 2017 for Microsoft Windows and PlayStation 4. Physical copies were distributed by Limited Run Games. LawBreakers attempted to expand on the traditional FPS approach by introducing low gravity gameplay and followed the character selection mechanics that are popular in other objective based FPS games. Despite positive critical reception, LawBreak…

Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone's Conspiracy

Lady Layton: The Millionaire Ariadone's Conspiracy

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure, Puzzle

Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Level-5

Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy is a puzzle video game developed and published by Level-5. It is the seventh main entry in the Professor Layton series and follows a new protagonist, Katrielle Layton. It was released for Android, iOS, and the Nintendo 3DS, in 2017, and for the Nintendo Switch in Japan in 2018, and worldwide in 2019. A manga adaptation of the game drawn by Hori Oritoka began serialization on March 20, 2018, in Shōgakukan's Ciao magazine, and an…

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, Feral Interactive

Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 is a Lego-themed action-adventure video game developed by Traveller's Tales and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch and Xbox One on 14 November 2017, and by Feral Interactive for macOS on 2 August 2018. It is the sequel to 2013's Lego Marvel Super Heroes and the third installment of the Lego Marvel franchise.With the core gameplay following the same style of past Lego titles, the game features the ab…

Lone Echo

Lone Echo

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Oculus Studios

Lone Echo is a 2017 virtual reality adventure game developed by Ready At Dawn, and published by Oculus Studios. Set aboard a space station orbiting Saturn, it allows players to move in zero-gravity by grabbing and pushing off of the environment. In addition to the narrative single-player game, the title includes a team-based multiplayer sports mode called Echo Arena, which was also released as a stand-alone game. A sequel, Lone Echo II, was announced in 2018 and is set for release in 2020.

Lego Worlds

Lego Worlds

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Lego Worlds is a Lego-themed sandbox game developed by Traveller's Tales and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The game allows players to build constructions in a 3D procedurally generated world. A beta version of the game was released on 1 June 2015 on Steam Early Access. It was released on 7 March 2017 for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. A version for Nintendo Switch was released on 5 September 2017 in North America and 8 September 2017 in Europe.

Leaving Lyndow

Leaving Lyndow

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Eastshade Studios

Leaving Lyndow is a short first person adventure video game developed and published by Eastshade Studios. The game is a prequel to the open-world adventure game Eastshade. While set in the same setting as the larger title, it features distinct game mechanics and story. The game was announced January 11, 2017, less than a month prior to its release on February 8, 2017. To avoid confusion with Eastshade, which was in development at the time, the developer released a short video explaining the reas…

Life Is Strange: Before the Storm

Life Is Strange: Before the Storm

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure, Music

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers:

Life Is Strange: Before the Storm is an episodic graphic adventure video game developed by Deck Nine and published by Square Enix. The three episodes were released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in late 2017, and for Linux, macOS, Android, and iOS in late 2018. It is the second entry in the Life Is Strange series, set as a prequel to the first game, focusing on sixteen-year-old Chloe Price and her relationship with schoolmate Rachel Amber. Gameplay concerns itself mostly with…

Lost Sphear

Lost Sphear

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch

Publishers: Square Enix

Lost Sphear is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by Tokyo RPG Factory and published by Square Enix. The game is the second to be developed by Tokyo RPG Factory, and considered a spiritual successor to their first title, I Am Setsuna. It was released for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Microsoft Windows in Japan in October 2017, and worldwide in January 2018.

Late Shift

Late Shift

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Publishers: Wales Interactive

Late Shift is an interactive film and video game written and directed by Tobias Weber. The participation film technology behind the title was developed by CtrlMovie. The title was screened at many international film festivals, including The New York Film Festival, Raindance Film Festival, and the Festival du nouveau cinéma.