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2009 ChangeLog

Dec 09, 2009

  • New iPhone tech spec: Gameloft Live
  • New iPhone tech spec: Plus+

Dec 08, 2009

  • New iPhone tech spec: In App Purchase
  • New iPhone tech spec: Facebook Connect
  • New iPhone tech spec: OpenFeint

Dec 05, 2009

  • New PSP tech spec: PSP mini

Nov 29, 2009

  • New iPhone tech spec: OS X iPhone 3.1

Nov 25, 2009

  • fixed some problems with game groups that was preventing them from being updated.

Nov 06, 2009

  • added new platform: Android

Nov 02, 2009

  • added new platform N-Gage (service)

Oct 20, 2009

  • When viewing user submissions on the contribution page, you can now browse news submissions.

Oct 19, 2009

  • updated beta search engine based on feedback

Sep 25, 2009

  • added new platform Zeebo

Sep 23, 2009

  • added tech spec THX sound support
  • added tech spec PS3 Trophies

Sep 09, 2009

  • added new beta seach page for general testing

Sep 06, 2009

  • New Windows tech spec: Windows 7

Sep 01, 2009

  • CERO content descriptors added

Aug 27, 2009

  • New Xbox 360 tech spec: Number of Players: Co-Op: 2-8 Players
  • New PC tech specs: Pentium MMX (replacing former MMX spec), Pentium D, Core 2 Duo
  • New Windows tech specs: Vertex Shader 1.0 to 4.1
  • The Hong Kong COIAO rating system has been added.
  • The Australian OFLC Consumer Advices have been added.

Aug 23, 2009

  • The Australian OFLC rating system has been activated for Macintosh games

Aug 22, 2009

  • New Odyssey 2 tech spec: Number of Players Supported: 1-5 Players
  • The date for the System 6.0.7 and System 7.1 Macintosh attributes has been extended.
  • RSAC descriptors are now available for the Macintosh platform
  • The date for the DOS Tandy DAC (TL/SL) attribute has been extended.
  • The PlayStation Network (PSN) functionality for PS3/PSP games has been reorganized through the attributes PlayStation Network Compatible, PS One Classics, PSN Download Exclusives, and UMD Legacy
  • Large screenshots are now scaled down automatically. Clicking them opens a new window where the full size can be viewed.

Aug 17, 2009

  • A nasty caching bug has been resolved and the approval of submissions is now resumed.

Aug 14, 2009

  • Slovak is now available as a MobyRank language.
  • Another problem regarding inaccessible credit listings has been fixed. It can take up to a day for the effect to show.

Aug 13, 2009

  • New PC tech specs: 80486SX, 80486DX, 80486DX2, 80486DX4
  • New DOS tech specs: all the exact DOS versions have been added, from DOS 1.0 to DOS 6.22
  • A recent bug preventing credits for Genesis games to show has been fixed.

Aug 04, 2009

  • New PC tech specs: 80386SX, 80386DX, MMX
  • New Wii tech spec: Wii MotionPlus
  • All ESRB Rating descriptors have been opened up.

Jul 29, 2009

  • New Windows Mobile tech specs: Multiplayer Options: Bluetooth / Hot Seat
  • New Windows Mobile tech spec: Number of Players: Offline: 1-4 Players
  • New Windows Mobile tech spec: Multiplayer Game Modes: Free-for-all

Jul 25, 2009

  • New Windows 3.x tech spec: Multiplayer Options: LAN

Jul 24, 2009

  • The new Saturn Rating system has been changed into SEGA Rating and now supports Saturn, Game Gear, MegaDrive (Genesis), SEGA CD and 32X.

Jul 23, 2009

  • New OFLC (New Zealand) Rating: Objectionable
  • New USK Rating: keine Kennzeichnung

Jul 22, 2009

  • The OFLC New Zealand rating system has been revised and its descriptors have been added.
  • The Saturn Rating system has been implemented.

Jul 14, 2009

  • New ZX Spectrum cover art packaging type: Plastic Folder

Jul 10, 2009

  • New PSX tech spec: Number of Players Supported: 1-7 Players
  • New Win 3.x tech spec: Minimum Video Memory Required: 1 MB
  • New DOS tech spec: Minimum Video Memory Required: 512 KB
  • New PSX tech spec: Number of Players Supported: 1-16 Players
  • New PSX tech spec: Number of Players: Multitap: 1-16 Players

Jul 07, 2009

  • The new PEGI symbols have been added: 3, 7, 12, 16 and 18, along with the new descriptor Online Game
  • The new USK symbols have been added: 0, 6, 12, 16 and 18
  • New Macintosh tech spec: Minimum OS Class Required: System 7.5.5
  • The Irish IFCO rating system has been added.
  • New Multiplayer Options: BBS and PBEM (Play-by-E-mail)
  • New Nintendo DS tech spec: Number of Players: Offline: 1-4 Players
  • New Nintendo DS tech specs: Voice Chat and Friend Roster

Jul 02, 2009

  • New DOS tech spec: Minimum Video Memory Required: 1 MB

Jun 28, 2009

  • New packaging types: Super Jewel Case (Windows) and Jewel Case (PAL) (Saturn)
  • New Windows/Windows 3.x tech spec: Minimum Video Memory Required: 512 KB
  • New DOS/Windows 3.x/Windows packaging type: Magazine (for embedded discs)

Jun 24, 2009

  • New PS3 tech spec: Number of Players: Online: 24

Jun 20, 2009

  • The OFLC rating has been changed to OFLC (Australia) and the new rating system OFLC (New Zealand) has been added.
  • The Portugese CCE (IGAC) rating system has been added.
  • New Windows tech specs: Windows NT 3.1, Windows NT 3.5 and Windows NT 3.51
  • New Windows tech spec: Native x64 support
  • New PS3 tech spec: Steering Wheel
  • New TRS-80 CoCo packaging type: Plastic Bag
  • New PS3 tech spec: Number of Players: Online: 32
  • New Macintosh tech spec: Number of Players: Online 36 Players

Jun 17, 2009

  • New iPhone tech spec: OS X iPhone 3.0

Jun 01, 2009

  • DEJUS, the most recent Brazilian rating system (replacing DJCTQ since July 2006), has been added.
  • New PS3 tech spec: Vibration

May 07, 2009

  • New Macintosh tech spec: Mac OSX 10.5.6

May 03, 2009

  • New Windows tech specs: different video modes, full screen/windowed, pixel shaders

Mar 12, 2009

  • New Xbox 360 tech spec: XNA Community Games

Mar 10, 2009

  • For game entries kept pending on the contributor's side or whipped back, the allowed time before automatic rejection has been extended from three days to two weeks.

Jan 01, 2009

  • minor changes to the Standards page done