Most Researched Games past week
box cover Days of Thunder
box cover The Human Fly
box cover Galerians: Ash
box cover Halo 4
box cover Dungeon Escape!
box cover Mortal Kombat 1
box cover Quest for Glory V: Dragon Fire
box cover Mappy Kids
box cover Starlord
box cover Condemned 2: Bloodshot
Most Researched Professionals past week
photo Etsushi Iizuka
photo Mike Kasprzak
photo Kevin Blakeman
photo Brad P. Taylor
photo Ludwig van Beethoven
photo Julian Gerighty
photo Robert George Fermier
Andy O'Brien
Sadahiko Sakamaki
photo Ian M. Fischer
Most Researched Companies past week
Epic Games, Inc.
Ubisoft Entertainment SA
Electronic Arts, Inc.
SEGA Corporation
Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe Ltd.
Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Google LLC
Activision Publishing, Inc.
Xbox Game Studios
Firelight Technologies Pty. Ltd.
Recent games, images, credits, trivia, groups
Game - Infinite Jump (2021, Windows)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by Koterminus
Box - Front for The Ultimate Ride (1990, Amiga)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by PoliticallyCorrupt
Addendum for Reunion (1994, Amiga)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by Gona.eu
Media for A-10 Tank Killer (1991, Amiga)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by Picard
Game - Aggressor (1992, Acorn 32-bit)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by RetroGamesAmateur
39 credits added for La Spada della Foresta Vivente (1997, Windows 3.x)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by MarianoF
Screenshot for La Spada della Foresta Vivente (1997, Windows 3.x)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by MarianoF
Game - Poof's Killergarten Next Time (2022, Windows)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by UnderdogAnomaly
Game - Poof's Killergarten (2022, Windows)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by UnderdogAnomaly
Game - Alien Maze (2023, Windows)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by Koterminus
Game - Cypher 007 (2023, Macintosh)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by Sciere
Game - C.R.E.E.P.S (2015, Windows)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by qwertyuiop
Game - ReThink: Evolved 4 (2020, Windows)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by qwertyuiop
Media for Jurassic Park (1993, Genesis)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by chirinea
Media for Dance Aerobics (1987, NES)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by chirinea
Game - ReThink 4 (2022, Windows)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by qwertyuiop
Game - ReThink: Evolved 3 (2019, Windows)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by qwertyuiop
Front Cover for F-15 City War (1990, NES)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by chirinea
Media for Penguin Hideout (1990, NES)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by chirinea
Media for Sapo Xulé vs. Os Invasores do Brejo (1995, SEGA Master System)
Added Sep 24th, 2023 by chirinea

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Database Statistics

Platforms 318
Games 336,691
People 1,097,585
Companies 48,593
Critics 2,540
Groups 13,237
Genres 226
Attributes 3,326
Screenshots 1,008,447
Cover Art 771,754
Promo Art 928,807
Videos 18,830
Player Reviews 16,234
Critic Reviews 500,755
Product Codes 197,556
Prices 36,875

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This Day in Gaming

News

Moby v2023.09.22 Release

By MobyReed (301) on September 22, 2023 · 4 comments

New milestone! This week we hit 500k critic reviews in the database.

MobyPro access has been expanded to contributors with >50k+ points and to past Patrons. Simply go here to unlock it for free.

And speaking of MobyPro, a new feature was added to releases page that compiles all companies into a single display. Did you know that at least 96(!) companies either worked on or contributed to Baldur's Gate III?

Changelog:

  • Added more information to Most Wanted results, plus sorting
  • Added "expand all" feature and preference to Critic Reviews table (it will remember whether you last had it expanded or collapsed)
  • Added "nofollow" attributes to contribution links so good bots can avoid unnecessary pages
  • Added link to an unnofficial OCR tool on the credits submission form
  • Added missing contribution links to bottom of game overview pages
  • Now accepting YouTube Shorts URLs for credit submissions
  • Game covers contribution page now displays what covers/images were submitted and when
  • Game description contribution page now displays what description was submitted and when
  • Contributors can now pull contributions of the same type (e.g., screenshots) as a group as opposed to individually
  • Genre additions now happen immediately
  • Reworked promo image contribution tool/flow
  • Fixed searching for multiple new companies on releases
  • Fixed issue with credits tool not retaining typed name for a person in credits entry
  • Fixed issue with Firefox not being able to select companies in releases listings
  • Fixed bug when adding unreleased Steam games
  • Fixed bug with critic scores rated as "F" displaying as "Unscored" as opposed to 0%
  • Fixed error messages that contain HTML
  • Approvers: Can now pull information for unreleased Steam games
  • MobyPro: Added new feature to releases page that compiles all companies into a single display
  • MobyPro: Early access has been expanded from approvers to contributors with >50k points and past Patrons
  • MobyPro: Fixed permission error on developer collaborations
  • MobyPro: Can download original promo images, in addition to game covers and screenshots
  • Misc. bug fixes, UI polish, error messaging improvements

Old School Gamer Magazine

By MobyReed (301) on September 22, 2023 · 0 comments

Attn. Retro Gamers: Our friends over at Old School Gamer have a Kickstarter. Please check it out and support if you can! Their magazine is a lot of fun to read. Especially the physical version, but you can also read their free version online.

Moby v2023.09.01 Release

By MobyReed (301) on September 01, 2023 · 12 comments

We completed August with 45,237 approved contributions, the 2nd most on record (48,800 is the current record, set in June). Thanks to all contributors and approvers, great work!

Speaking of approvers, they were given early access to an upcoming feature called MobyPro. Which adds various enhancements to the site. Including the ability to download original full resolution covers and other images, unlimited paging/results, credit roles breakdown on credit pages, game browser csv/json export, a collaboration feature, and more to come.

Approvers and prolific contributors will get MobyPro for free. Past Patrons will get it for free for a period of time. It will otherwise be available as a paid subscription. Currently we're testing it with approvers and will roll out to a group of contributors in the not too distant future!

Changelog:

  • Added specs to the core game info box on game overview pages, including Business Model, Media Type, Input Devices, Multiplayer Options, Number of Online/Offline Players, Rating (example)
  • Added product code support to Most Wanted
  • Added genres to game listings for companies and groups
  • Can now exclude NSFW games from Most Wanted
  • Accept mobile Wikipedia URLs for Identifiers
  • Better Identifier error messages
  • Fixed credit caches not updating with name changes
  • Fixed issue with duplicate AKA highlights in search results
  • Fixed duplicate role names displaying on credit submissions
  • Fixed revised descriptions for new games not saving
  • Fixed cover image with Xbox.com game import
  • Misc. other bug fixes, UI tweaks and optimizations
  • MobyPro: Ability to download original full resolution covers, screenshots and promo images
  • MobyPro: Collaboration feature to see what games any 2 people have been credited on
  • MobyPro: Unlimited paging/results across the site
  • MobyPro: Ability to export game browser results as a CSV or JSON file
  • MobyPro: Credit roles breakdown on credit pages

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