2005 was another eventful year in the video game industry, with several significant events, including:
The launch of the Xbox 360: Microsoft launched the Xbox 360, the successor to the original Xbox, in 2005. The console introduced several new features, including a wireless controller and high-definition graphics.
The release of Resident Evil 4: Resident Evil 4, a survival horror game developed by Capcom, was released in 2005 for the GameCube. The game was praised for its graphics, gameplay, and story and is considered one of the best games in the Resident Evil series.
The launch of the PlayStation Portable in North America: The PlayStation Portable (PSP) was launched in North America in 2005, following its release in Japan in the previous year. The handheld console was popular for its multimedia capabilities, including the ability to play music and movies.
The release of World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade: The Burning Crusade, the first expansion pack for World of Warcraft, was released in 2005. The expansion introduced new features, including a new continent and new playable races.
The launch of the Xbox Live Arcade: Microsoft launched the Xbox Live Arcade, a digital distribution platform for Xbox 360 games, in 2005. The platform allowed players to purchase and download classic arcade games and indie titles directly to their console.
Overall, 2005 was an important year for the video game industry, with the launch of the Xbox 360 and Xbox Live Arcade, the release of influential games like Resident Evil 4 and World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade, and the continued popularity of the PlayStation Portable.
Video Games Released in 2005:
Here is our enormous collection of video games released in 2005 and detailed information on each. As always, new games are added to this collection regularly.
Click on a game listing to find out much more about it.