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  1. Currently, IGDB provides all the current CERO age ratings [A, B, C, D, Z], but not the pre-March of 2006 ratings [ALL, 12, 15, 18], which the organization still considers.

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  2. Why have you changed the way you sort games in custom lists?
    I have several lists with 200-400 games and sorting out new additions now is a nightmare.
    I'm sorry but among the many things that need to be improved you have made one worse...

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    Hey!


    Sorry for the delayed reply, but a few months ago we did a compromise by adding much needed quality of life improvements which hopefully helps these issues. 


    • ability to send each game straight to top, or bottom
    • floating nav bar
    • several warnings for duplicates, deleted entries etc..


    Would love some feedback again if you think a return to the previous version is still needed. 


    Thank you!

  3. Add an owned/collected button and list like the currently existing playing, played and want buttons but for games that the user owns but has not played yet

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  4. If you make a version, or port of the game, the majortiy of things like categorization, series, cover are likely to be the same. It actually deters people from creating new versions by not providing a function like this as a template

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  5. I would like to get suggestions based on what my friends are currently playing. Just a section that says what my friends are playing, not the whole discover thing.

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  6. https://api.igdb.com/v4/age_rating_content_descriptions has some unkown category enums like 58 and 50 for the ids, 13505 and 13506

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  7. right now you can see games in a specific month or a specific year. But you can't search by a exact day regardless what year, like today in history in mobygames https://www.mobygames.com/stats/this-day. I think you have all the data, just need add some buttons. Thanks.

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  8. When you click on the personalize button on the home page, there is no Playstation 5 or Xbox Series XS options there. It should be there?

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    Hey! Yes that is absolutely correct the new gen platform should be there.
    We’ll take a look into that, thank you for pointing it out!

  9. Is it possible to add Metacritic, PC Gamer and IGN review scores to every game?

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  10. TL;DR: Some way to differentiate canonical franchise entries from noncanonical ones would be awesome.

    First off, I love that IGDB accepts and maintains data about ROM hacks, fan games, and other "unofficial" titles. It really helps the platform's position and usability as a database for all games of all kinds.

    That being said, when looking through the search results for a franchise like Pokemon, there are an incredible number of these unofficial games mixed into the results, many of which are built off of the existing, official games. There's nothing (as far as I can tell, anyway) in the metadata…

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    Hi there! We couldn't agree more that we need something to differentiate official and unofficial content and we've been discussing for a while how we can do that. We are currently investigating ways forward to make sure that when we do this, it's done correctly. Thanks for the great suggestion!

  11. Game of Blocks is a PvP board game built on the blockchain. The game involves playing with other players and conquer its land. Players can win lands with their engagement in the game.
    We have 10+ streamers up to 300k followered on twitch who are going to stream around the game in March 2022. Could you please add a game category for it?
    We’d love viewers to easily discover around the game after the stream which is also for the best of the content creators’ efforts.
    Here’s the game website:https://www.gameofblocks.io/
    Here’s the game twitter:https://twitter.com/game_of_blocks
    Sorry that it’s urgent,…

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  12. Was really sad to see it removed, as it's a nice metric to be able to sort and filter on.

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  13. Heya, When I logged in to IGDB with Twitch just now (first time user), I was redirected to id.twitch.tv, which is 404ing.

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  14. Can you please add a posibillity to see in the database somehow visually games that you marked as "completed, voted, or played''

    Its gonna help to look trough games that you haven't tried yet.

    So - i go to the database, see all the games, but the games i completed i can se marked as 'completed' or somehow else - different color, or badged.

    i think a lot of people would appreciate it!

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  15. Hi,
    when I check my own channel on Twitch, I like to see the colouredful section name something like "Recently broadcast categories" (in Italian "Categorie trasmesse di recente), with all Game Covers from recently streamed games/categories.

    Anyway, seeing I bring lot of indie (expecially less less known ones) I often find they have no Game Cover at all related to their category. And they show and ugly grey empty cover box.

    But most of them actually can show a Game Cover on IGDB... or if they don't, well I often upload a cover by myself, if I can.

    The fact…

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    Hey!
    Thanks for reaching out. This has been an ongoing request, and an obvious fit for IGDB and Twitch.

    A separate team within Twitch has this planned. We (IGDB) do have covers as a high data priority and are indeed ready to power Twitch with those covers :)

    Stay tuned for future Twitch announcements :)

  16. On game pages we have "follow" button, would be nice to have same button for companies/publishers, to receive info about upcoming games/releases.

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    Hey! Thanks for the suggestion, there’s some good opportunity there indeed.

    We have plans (and needs) to redo how we handle companies, but we also need to rethink how Follows are handled. Right now even follows on game page are underused in terms of potential.

    Definitely to be put in consideration when we revisit Companies. Thanks!

  17. Besides the confusion with genres and themes (and things being really blanket), it would be great if people upvote or downvote genres to video games instead of how it is currently, where users can add whatever genres/tags they want with moderation, which leads to Steam/IGDB tags that don't really help for having users find similar games.

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  18. When i try to rate it, nothing happens, rating is not set

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  19. It is my understanding that you are planning to implement a system where multiple cover-arts can be uploaded. This is a good start, but I strongly suggest you consider allowing the defaults (those shown on the IGDB page to logged out users, and those shown on Twitch) to be selected on a case-by-case basis. Factors such as popularity in differing regions and how the game is represented need to be taken into account, for example there are games that, though they released in the US, never received any sizable following there whereas they did elsewhere. To only allow US box…

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  20. Hello

    I noticed that there are so many Minecraft categories but none from the Minecraft Bedrock edition.

    In general, this is my suggestion. An extra category for the Minecraft Bedrock edition. I'm from the Minecraft Bedfrock edition scene and because there is no category for which many of my colleagues stream Minecraft Bedrock edition only on YouTube and not on Twitch. It is even often said that the Minecraft Bedrock edition would not be wanted on Twitch and something like that. And I think something should change so that another community can find its place on Twitch.

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