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Sonic Generations
New PlayStation 3 cover by KatieCadet2012 | Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd
New PlayStation 3 cover by KatieCadet2012 | Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Kishin Dōji Zenki
New Game Gear credits by ryanbus84 | Yesterday, 08:21 AM
The Last Express: Gold Edition
New Windows credits by ௰✪✿❂super_meat_boy❀❁❃௰ | Yesterday, 03:27 AM
Dream Pinball 3D
New Trivia by ௰✪✿❂super_meat_boy❀❁❃௰ | Mar 31, 2015
Magnetic By Nature
New Trivia by Sciere | Mar 31, 2015

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Orc Attack: You Against the Hordes (Commodore 64)
Added by FatherJack | Mar 31, 2015
Orbitron (Commodore 64)
Added by FatherJack | Mar 31, 2015
Orange Squash (Commodore 64)
Added by FatherJack | Mar 31, 2015
The Oracle's Cave (Commodore 64)
Added by FatherJack | Mar 31, 2015
15 Beaut Aussie Games: Volume 4 (Windows)
Added by piltdown_man | Mar 31, 2015
15 Beaut Aussie Games: Volume 4 (Macintosh)
Added by piltdown_man | Mar 31, 2015

New Screenshots

Just Cause 2 screenshots by 666gonzo666

Redline screenshots by 666gonzo666

Luxuria Superbia screenshots by ௰✪✿❂super_meat_boy❀❁❃௰

Steve Davis Snooker screenshots by Trypticon

Orc Attack: You Against the Hordes screenshots by FatherJack

Orbitron screenshots by FatherJack

Orange Squash screenshots by FatherJack

The Oracle's Cave screenshots by FatherJack

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Roller Coaster Mania
"Gets harder the more you try to do"

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You Are Empty
"Certainly not empty, but not quite full either"

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Batman: Arkham Asylum
"You're Batman!"

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"Lex Wins"

MobyGames News

MobyGames updates - March 2015!
Just a quick note on the front page to make sure everyone knows we've been updating MobyGames - our code as well as loads of new items - over the past few weeks!

In code and format additions, the Changelog is up to date, and includes a number of new game systems - including Windows Apps - and some notable security updates, as well as lots of affiliate link fixes - massive thanks to Nelio!

Elsewhere on contributions, we're rapidly approaching 50,000 unique games - more on that when we get there - and wanted to give some shoutouts to MAT and piltdown_man, who got to 80.000 points this year.

Also some great new milestones in points were reached by Sciere, ryanbus84, Thomas Petterson and more - and thanks to new contributors Kennyannydenny and Jennifer McMurray! Onward and upward...
Submitted by Simon Carless (48) on Mar 09, 20157 comments
In Memoriam: PolloDiablo (Astrid Beulink)
Just a short note that, tragically, former MobyGames contributor PolloDiablo, aka Astrid Beulink (who is ranked in the Top 60 all-time on Moby) lost her battle with cancer earlier this month, according to Adventure-Treff (German-language). Astrid - who posted in the Approver forum in November to update us on her progress - was very active in the adventure gaming community in particular as a beta tester and contributor. She will be missed by all of the communities she supported, including us here at Moby.
Submitted by Simon Carless (48) on Jan 18, 201523 comments
MobyGames Stats 2014
A new year. A new MobyGames stats graph!

Happy new year everybody!

Previous years: January 2014 January 2013 January 2012 January 2011 January 2010 January 2009

Each coloured shape in the graph represents a platform. Horizontal axis is time. The vertical axis represents the number of games released. So the height of a shape on a given point in time indicates the number of games released for that platform that year. The total height of the graph on a given point in time shows the total releases that year.

Of course the graph is only as complete as our database is.

Notable changes:
  • I've changed to a different colour scheme. It may be a bit harder on the eyes, but with some macro magic I tried to keep related platforms similar colours. For example all Microsoft platforms are shades of orange, Apple is green, Sony is blue, Nintendo is red, ZX is purple, and because there are only so many colours Commodore is a different shade of green. I also grouped brands with only one platform into similar colours based on the type of platform (console, handheld, pc, etc.)
  • I'm now using MobyGames data for Arcade games, this means that there are much fewer arcade games shown in the graph this year. Although we managed to document an impressive 1525 in the last year, that's nowhere near the 8000+ of
  • 7004 new games compared to last year's graph, in spite of the huge decrease of Arcade games!
  • 159 different platforms are displayed in the graph!

Submitted by vedder (20266) on Jan 04, 201527 comments
Happy holidays - new records, new platforms!
Well, it's that holiday time of the year, and we're finishing up with a bang! Two things, this time! First, as the ever-delightful Karsa Orlong points out in a PM to me: "New records: - the first four top contributors (FatherJack, Sciere, Karsa Orlong, 666gonzo666) beat their annual records with FatherJack setting the all time year to year record - Sciere set a new annual record of approvals (beating my 60k approvals from 2013), what is the proof, together with contributions points record, of his alien deep space cybernetic origin!"

Second, Kabushi continues to add new platforms, and if hyou follow this forum thread, you can see them being piled up in _real-time_, which is awesome. Just added is the Bally Astrocade, among a number of others. Finally, once again - thanks to EVERYONE who makes MobyGames' continued success possible - and have a wonderful Xmas & New Year!
Submitted by Simon Carless (48) on Dec 23, 20145 comments
All Neo Geo Pocket Color games now documented!
A cute little milestone here - 666gonzo666 points out that, now he's added Baseball Stars, every single Neo Geo Pocket Color game (all 36!) are now up on MobyGames. Hurray!
Submitted by Simon Carless (48) on Nov 26, 20148 comments

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Tip Of The Day

Early games had such simple graphics that screenshots were not effective in marketing the game, so conceptual illustrations were used instead. For an example of this, take a look at boxes from IBM or Funtastic games--then compare them to their screenshots. (This is not to say that Funtastic and IBM games aren't fun--they are--we're just using them as an example.)   more tips

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