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Game Updates [ more ]

Just Dance Kids 2014
New Wii credits by Sciere | Today, 08:16 AM
Ninja Commando
New Atari 8-bit cover by Karsa Orlong | Today, 08:13 AM
Sonic Adventure: Limited Edition
New Dreamcast cover by Steven Universe | Today, 08:12 AM
Cosmic Hero
New Atari 8-bit credits by Karsa Orlong | Today, 08:02 AM
Gran Turismo 4: "Prologue"
New Trivia by CalaisianMindthief | Yesterday, 11:50 PM

New Games [ more ]

Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth (Windows)
Added by Sam Barnett-Cormack | Today, 08:32 AM
Funny Fruits (DOS)
Added by Karsa Orlong | Today, 08:28 AM
Balltris (DOS)
Added by Karsa Orlong | Today, 08:25 AM
21: Two One (Dreamcast)
Added by MAT | Today, 08:12 AM
Mugenborg (Game Boy Advance)
Added by 666gonzo666 | Today, 07:34 AM
Trial Bike (Browser)
Added by BdR | Today, 07:12 AM

New Screenshots

Funny Fruits screenshots by Karsa Orlong

Balltris screenshots by Karsa Orlong

Final Fantasy I & II: Dawn of Souls screenshots by 666gonzo666

Contra III: The Alien Wars screenshots by 666gonzo666

Mugenborg screenshots by 666gonzo666

Trial Bike screenshots by BdR

War Metal screenshots by Indra is here

Murder on the Zinderneuf screenshots by NewRisingSun

New Reviews [ more ]

Front cover
Quest for Glory: Shadows of Darkness
"Brooding triumph"

Front cover
"I'm going to paint the town red!"

Front cover
Mixed Up Fairy Tales
"Another excellent children's game from Sierra, although a bit short"

Front cover
"A heart-warming game about a Skull-heart and some awesome ladies."

MobyGames News

1,500 Arcade Games Documented
Just earlier this year we added the arcade platform, and as of today we've achieved the milestone of 1,500+ documented arcade games!

Every single entry (at minimum) includes description, release info, genres, publisher and developer. Many including screenshots, credits and trivia, with more being added all the time.

Thanks to all contributors and approvers for helping document these important pieces of game history.

Some notable entries include: Centipede, Donkey Kong, Double Dragon, Galaga, Gauntlet, Golden Axe, Gradius, Joust, Mortal Kombat, Ms. Pac-Man, Paperboy, Rampage, Smash T.V., The Simpsons, Space Invaders
Submitted by MobyReed (61) on Oct 22, 20143 comments
FatherJack hits all-time yearly contribution record!
He's an animal! News out of the forums is that FatherJack has broken the single MobyGames contributor record for points earned in one year. As אולג小奥 notes, FatherJack has now "scored an unbelievable 43255 points, beating my record of 43191 in 2012". A lot of his recent MobyGames contributions have been filling out great swathes of missing info around Commodore 64, ZX-81 games and more, but he's also been super important to adding to our arcade collection, among others! Congrats again, Sir!
Submitted by Simon Carless (42) on Oct 20, 20143 comments
Tuesday Trivia
In 1981, the Arcade classic Centipede was ported to the ZX81 platform by Jeff Minter (who founded Llamasoft the following year).

Centipede for the ZX81 was significantly different from the original, which Jeff later explained was due to the fact he had never played it. He had only seen pictures and heard about it.

Minter later went on to make Gridrunner, another game inspired by Centipede.
Submitted by MobyReed (61) on Sep 30, 20141 comments
MobyGames is accelerating!
Just a quick joyful update, since CalaisianMindthief pointed out on the forums that we've gone from 76,000 games (strictly speaking, 'game SKUs' - each individual platforms release counts!) on Jan. 1st 2014 to 88,000 today - adding 12,000+ game entries in under 10 months!

This even compares very positively to my searches of the Wayback Machine for the period before the revitalized community under 'new management'. There were 62,000 SKUs at the end of 2011.

So basically that's: 14,000 SKUs added in _all_ of 2012 and 2013, but 12,000 SKUs and counting added in 2014 so far! Super impressive, and thanks to _all_ who added games and other content so far in 2014.

[Also notable: we've gone from 520,000 screenshots at the end of last year to 630,000 screenshows now, another super impressive stat, esp. given every single one was hand-picked by a user!]
Submitted by Simon Carless (42) on Sep 21, 20144 comments
Sciere reaches 250,000 points (!) on MobyGames
Gigantic thanks and congratulations for long-time Moby contributor & admin Sciere for making it to 250,000 points - as Cavalary points out:

"Think it's probably a milestone worthy of a news post in itself, quarter of a million, nearly half again more than anyone else and still at it after all these years. Second only to FatherJack this year too, with half of the 2014 haul from credits and close to a quarter from release info... and all of it while still dealing with some administrative duties too."

Congrats, Sciere!
Submitted by Simon Carless (42) on Sep 09, 20149 comments

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Tip Of The Day

If a game comes on multiple discs with identical art, you only have to submit a single scan with the comment "Disc 1/x" (where x is the amount of discs).   more tips

Current MobyGoal

1,500 Arcade Games (100%)

100% Complete

Thanks to all contributors for helping MobyGames achieve this goal! A new goal will be coming soon.

This Day In Gaming

DOS version released. (United States)
Momotarō Densetsu
NES version released. (Japan)
Sharp X68000 version released. (Japan)
Solitaire Poker
TurboGrafx-16 version released. (Japan)
After Burst
Game Boy version released. (Japan)
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