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Ninja-Kun: Majō no BōkenNew PlayStation 4 cover by Sciere | Today, 02:10 AM
Crazy ClimberNew PlayStation 4 cover by Sciere | Today, 02:10 AM
Sam's JamNew Commodore 64 credits by FatherJack | May 26, 2015
Dick TracyNew Commodore 64 credits by FatherJack | May 26, 2015
MicrobeNew Trivia by Kabushi | May 24, 2015

New Games more

Ninja-Kun: Majō no Bōken (PlayStation 4)Added by Sciere | Today, 02:10 AM
Crazy Climber (PlayStation 4)Added by Sciere | Today, 02:10 AM
Roundabout (PlayStation 4)Added by Sciere | Today, 02:10 AM
Ziggurat (Xbox One)Added by Sciere | Today, 02:09 AM
Ziggurat (Windows)Added by Sciere | Today, 02:09 AM
Ziggurat (PlayStation 4)Added by Sciere | Today, 02:09 AM

New Screenshots

Valkyria Chronicles

PlayStation 3

by MAT

Ziggurat

Windows

by Sciere

Platdude in Battling Ostriches

Windows

by 666gonzo666

Onewa's Toa Metru Mini Promo CD

Windows

by Michael Cassidy

Vakama's Toa Metru Mini Promo CD

Windows

by Michael Cassidy

Mr. Danger's Contest

Windows

by Sunset Sundowner

Sabotage

ZX Spectrum

by FatherJack

House of 1000 Doors: Evil Inside (Collector's Edition)

Windows

by LepricahnsGold

New Reviews

Front cover

Deadfall Adventures

"Indiana Jones + FPS = Deadfall adventures "

by Mastran on May 25, 2015
Front cover

Go Go Golf

"Can a game be too well designed?"

by piltdown_man on May 25, 2015
Front cover

Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence

"Tough and gamey, with a strong aftertaste."

by krisko6 on May 24, 2015
Front cover

Bloodborne

"A night to remember."

by Adzuken on May 23, 2015

MobyGames News

Watermarks Begone
After a long week of reprocessing work, the entirety of our 271,573 box covers and 680,458 screenshots are watermark free!



Additionally, we now display them at a higher quality (less compression and larger). We hope these changes will make MobyGames just that much better of a resource for the gaming community at large.

Other sites, YouTubers, bloggers and so on should always feel free to make use of these assets. Though we would greatly appreciate attribution back to MobyGames, so we can ensure our contributor base remains healthy and can grow. Without them, the 95,000+ game entries with countless credits, trivia and other information would simply not exist.

Not only is every piece of information here submitted by gamers, but it also goes through an approval process to ensure it's as accurate as possible. This is a huge amount of work, and we always need more contributors and approvers to help maintain (and improve!) our mission of being the most complete and accurate database of game information possible.
Submitted by MobyReed (64) on May 08, 20158 comments
Moby Milestone: 50,000 Unique Games (April 2015)
We now have 50,000 unique games documented in our database! Every single game was hand entered by contributors and carefully verified by our approvers.



A huge thanks to the thousands of MobyGames contributors over the past 15 years who've helped us reach this point! Including each platform release, we are currently at 94,818 total game listings for 165 platforms. You can see the full breakdown by platform here.

To help mark the occasion, we're announcing our plan to remove the MobyGames watermark from all covers and screenshots. This has been in the works for a while and we'll soon be re-processing all 675,000+ screenshots and 270,000+ covers.
Submitted by MobyReed (64) on Apr 18, 201516 comments
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, 20159 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 arcade-history.com
  • 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 (20289) on Jan 04, 201527 comments

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Tip Of The Day

Release dates can be hard to track down, especially for older games. Always consult multiple sources and compare them with an attentive eye. You can use developer and publisher websites, press releases, newsgroups or online shopping sites. For older games, you can look up earlier information or sites of defunct companies using the cached pages of www.archive.org. A lot of sites simply copy release dates from each other, so be wary. When a game goes "gold", it is sent out for duplication, that is not the release date. Watch out for "shipping dates" as well, it usually takes some more time before the games actually reach the store. When in doubt, you can leave open the day or the month, but for recent releases, an exact date should be possible.   more tips

Current MobyGoal

3,500 Amiga Games (93%)

93% Complete

We need 245 more Amiga games documented to complete this goal!

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