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Game Updates [ more ]

Wrecking Crew '98
New SNES credits by りき hydao | Today, 06:54 PM
Spindizzy Worlds
New SNES credits by りき hydao | Today, 06:42 PM
The Godfather: The Game
New PlayStation 2 cover by Charly2.0 | Today, 02:37 PM
Der Klomanager (Gold Edition)
New Windows cover by Charly2.0 | Today, 02:30 PM
Bug Bomber
New Trivia by FatherJack | Oct 18, 2014
Retrograde
New Trivia by FatherJack | Oct 18, 2014

New Games [ more ]

European Tennis Pro (PlayStation 2)
Added by piltdown_man | Today, 11:33 AM
Bust-A-Bloc (PlayStation 2)
Added by piltdown_man | Today, 11:32 AM
Chichén Itzá (Atari ST)
Added by Jo ST | Today, 08:54 AM
Ah Diddums (Commodore 64)
Added by FatherJack | Today, 08:52 AM
My First Songs (Wii U)
Added by VictorVance | Today, 08:03 AM
Castlevania: Circle of the Moon (Wii U)
Added by ResidentHazard | Today, 07:56 AM

New Screenshots

Star Cruiser II: The Odysseus Project screenshots by Infernos

European Tennis Pro screenshots by piltdown_man

Bust-A-Bloc screenshots by piltdown_man

Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers - 20th Anniversary Edition screenshots by MAT

Costume Quest screenshots by Sciere

Ah Diddums screenshots by FatherJack

Pinball FX2: Earth Defense screenshots by Sciere

XS Moto screenshots by りき hydao

New Reviews [ more ]

Front cover
King's Quest VI: Heir Today, Gone Tomorrow
"King's Quest For Grown-Ups"

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

Front cover
Poker Masters
"Pretty average fare"

Front cover
Transylvania
"Someone Just Gave You A Bronx Cheer!"


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 you've ever read one of your approved reviews and wanted to go back and change or fix something, you can: Just click "Review Game" while viewing that game's rap sheet and you can re-edit and re-submit your review. Your existing review will already be filled in for easy editing.   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

1990
F-15 Strike Eagle II
PC-98 version released. (Japan)
1991
Super Baseball 2020
Neo Geo version released. (United States)
PowerMonger
PC-98 version released. (Japan)
Galaga '88
Game Gear version released. (Japan)
1995
X-COM: UFO Defense
PlayStation version released. (United States)
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