Glossary

Micro Machines World Series

Micro Machines World Series

Release date: 2017

Genres: Racing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Linux

Publishers: Codemasters

Micro Machines World Series is a racing video game developed and published by Codemasters for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Mario Party: The Top 100

Mario Party: The Top 100

Release date: 2017

Genres: Party

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Mario Party: The Top 100, known in Japan as Mario Party 100 Minigame Collection (Japanese: マリオパーティ100 ミニゲームコレクション, Hepburn: Mario Pāti 100 Minigēmu Korekushon), is a party video game developed by NDcube and published by Nintendo for Nintendo 3DS. It is the fifth installment in the handheld series of Mario Party games, and is primarily a compilation of 100 minigames from across the series. It was released first in North America in November 2017, and was released in PAL regions and in Japan in Dec…

Mario Sports Superstars

Mario Sports Superstars

Release date: 2017

Genres: Sports

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Mario Sports Superstars is a sports video game developed by Bandai Namco Studios and Camelot Software Planning and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS handheld video game console. The game contains five sports minigames, football, baseball, tennis, golf, and horse racing, and was released worldwide in March 2017.

Metroid: Samus Returns

Metroid: Samus Returns

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure

Platforms: Nintendo 3DS

Publishers: Nintendo

Metroid: Samus Returns is an action-adventure game developed by Nintendo EPD and MercurySteam, and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 3DS in 2017. A part of the Metroid series, the game is a reimagining of the 1991 Game Boy game Metroid II: Return of Samus. Players control Samus Aran, who is sent by the Galactic Federation to exterminate the parasitic Metroids on their home planet. The story and structure are similar to the original Metroid II, but the game features improved controls, enhanc…

Megaton Rainfall

Megaton Rainfall

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action

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

Publishers: PlayStation Blog Posted by Alfonso del Cerro Aguilar Designer and Programmer, Pentadimensional Games

Megaton Rainfall is an action video game developed by Pentadimensional Games for PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Windows. It was released on October 17, 2017 for PlayStation 4 as a timed exclusive and later on November 17, 2017, for Microsoft Windows. It was released on the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One on August 9, 2018. It is also compatible with the Sony's virtual reality headset, PlayStation VR and was made compatible with the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive on August 9, 2018.

Madden NFL 18

Madden NFL 18

Release date: 2017

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 4, XBox One

Publishers: EA Sports

Madden NFL 18 is an American football sports video game based on the National Football League, developed and published by EA Sports for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The 29th installment of the Madden NFL series, the game features New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on the cover, the second straight year a Patriots player has had the distinction, following tight end Rob Gronkowski. It was released worldwide on August 25, 2017, while those who pre-ordered the "G.O.A.T. Edition" were able to…

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Role-playing

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is an action role-playing video game developed by Monolith Productions and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. It is the sequel to 2014's Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, and was released worldwide for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One on October 10, 2017. Shadow of War continues the previous game's narrative, which is based on J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium and set in between the events of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Ri…

Mages of Mystralia

Mages of Mystralia

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure

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

Publishers: Borealys Games

Mages of Mystralia is an action-adventure video game developed and published by Canadian studio Borealys Games and released in 2017, with the Nintendo Switch version in 2019.

MLB The Show 17

MLB The Show 17

Release date: 2017

Genres: Sports

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers: Sony Interactive Entertainment

MLB The Show 17 is a baseball video game developed by Sony San Diego and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment, based on Major League Baseball (MLB). It is the twelfth edition of the MLB: The Show franchise, and was released on March 28, 2017, for PlayStation 4. The American cover features Ken Griffey Jr., while Aaron Sanchez is the cover athlete for the Canadian version, and Wei-Yin Chen is on the Taiwanese cover.MLB The Show 17, like the previous games in the series, is based on the spor…

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy, Turn-based

Platforms: Nintendo Switch

Publishers:

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle is a turn-based tactical role-playing video game developed by Ubisoft Milan and published by Ubisoft for the Nintendo Switch. The game is a crossover between Nintendo's Mario and Ubisoft's Raving Rabbids franchises, and features both single and cooperative gameplay. The game's story sees players controlling Mario, his friends and a group of Rabbids dressed as them, dealing with the aftermath of a sudden invasion by a group of Rabbids, who have accidentally misused …

Mr. Shifty

Mr. Shifty

Release date: 2017

Genres: Beat'em-up

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

Publishers: tinyBuild

Mr. Shifty is a 2.5D beat 'em up video game developed by Team Shifty and published by tinyBuild.

Mightier

Mightier

Release date: 2017

Genres:

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Mightier is an American company which produces a bioresponsive video game platform, also called Mightier, that creates an emotional playground for children.

Milkmaid of the Milky Way

Milkmaid of the Milky Way

Release date: 2017

Genres: Adventure

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Milkmaid of the Milky Way is an independent adventure game for iOS, Android, Windows, and macOS. It was developed by Mattis "machineboy" Folkestad and released on January 5, 2017. The game's plot features a Scandinavian milkmaid, Ruth, who loses her cows to a spacecraft, and has to jump aboard to save them.

Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV

Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV

Release date: 2017

Genres: Simulation

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers: Square Enix

Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV is a downloadable virtual reality (VR) simulation video game developed and published by Square Enix for the PlayStation 4's PlayStation VR peripheral. The game was released on November 21, 2017. It forms part of the multimedia project surrounding the 2016 video game Final Fantasy XV. Players interact with the four main characters of Final Fantasy XV while taking part in fishing around a variety of locations. VR-based content for Final Fantasy XV was under co…

Matterfall

Matterfall

Release date: 2017

Genres: Shooter

Platforms: PlayStation 4

Publishers: Sony Interactive Entertainment

Matterfall is a side-scrolling shooter video game developed by Housemarque and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment. It was released worldwide for PlayStation 4 in August 2017.

Mordheim: Warband Skirmish

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing, Strategy

Platforms: Android

Publishers:

Mordheim: Warband Skirmish is a multi-player mobile device strategy role-playing game developed by British studio Legendary Games for Android, iOS and Amazon. It was released on May 25, 2017. The game is based on Games Workshop’s 1999 tabletop game Mordheim.It is an adaptation of Games Workshop’s table-top game Mordheim. Set in the Warhammer world during a time of civil strife you lead your Warband through several different encounters, collecting magic shards from the comet that destroyed the ci…

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle

Release date: 2017

Genres: Beat'em-up

Platforms: PlayStation 4, XBox One

Publishers: Bandai Namco Entertainment

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Mega Battle is a beat 'em up video game based on the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers television series, developed by Peruvian studio Bamtang Games. It was first announced in October 2016. It was released on January 17, 2017. The game never received a physical release and is only available via digital download.

Mega Man Maker

Release date: 2017

Genres: Platform

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers:

Mega Man Maker (previously known as Mega Maker) is a fan made action-platform game, released in July 2017 for Microsoft Windows. Based on Capcom's Mega Man series, players are able to create and share their own Mega Man levels online such as a traditional stage from the Mega Man series, puzzle levels and automatic levels (which were made popular in Nintendo's Super Mario Maker) and are able to play other people's levels either by searching their level IDs or the level name. The available categor…

Magia Record

Release date: 2017

Genres: Role-playing

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Android, Apple IOS

Publishers: Aniplex

Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story (Japanese: マギアレコード 魔法少女まどか☆マギカ外伝, Hepburn: Magia Rekōdo: Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magika Gaiden) is a Japanese role-playing video game developed by f4samurai for Android and iOS, which was released by Aniplex in Japan on August 22, 2017 and in North America on June 25, 2019. The game is a spin-off of the 2011 anime series Puella Magi Madoka Magica, and features a new protagonist named Iroha Tamaki, who arrives in Kamihama City to search for her missing…

Monument Valley 2

Monument Valley 2

Release date: 2017

Genres: Puzzle

Platforms: Android, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Monument Valley 2 (stylized as Monument Valley II) is an indie puzzle game developed and published by Ustwo Games. It is the sequel to the 2014 game Monument Valley. It was released for iOS in June 2017, and released for Android in November 2017.