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  1. When sorting an API request on e.g. totalratingcount descending, I'd expect the highest numbers to be at the start, and games with no ratings to be at the bottom. This is currently not the case, where games with no ratings (null) are at the start. This essentially makes the sorting function broken. Please treat null as zero in the API so that these games appear at the bottom of the response as expected.

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  2. Something fairly simple: a "clear all notifications" button on the "Your Notifications" page. I do a lot of editing at once, so it's a bit annoying to have to remove each notification one at a time when I'm bombed with "your change has been approved" messages. Maybe a similar thing for the notification bell button up top as well?

    7 votes

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  3. Adding a Full/Partial Controller Support column for titles in the database.

    This would be monumental for indexing games that can be played from the couch or not.

    7 votes

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  4. I find filtering options missing in the results of the Karma Hunters sections.

    For example to be able to filter in the section "Missing Covers" by platform, or in the section "Under 25% Information" by "Empty developer", "Empty Publisher", etc ..

    Having these filtering options would make easy, and also would encourage users, to fill in missing information

    7 votes

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  5. Another release region request. Generally these will almost always be included in a general North American [NA] release, but there are rare exceptions.

    God of War Saga
    (known as God of War Omega Collection in Latin America, released November 20, 2012 and released as a 3 disc bundle instead of 2)
    IGDB: https://www.igdb.com/games/god-of-war-saga
    Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/God_of_War_video_game_collections#God_of_War_Saga
    Wikia: https://godofwar.fandom.com/wiki/God_of_War_Saga#God_of_War_Omega_Collection

    7 votes

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  6. I've noticed a large number of my games have no critic rating in gog due to gog using igdb for their database.

    There also appears to be no way of adding critic reviews or flagging a game as requiring them?

    Would it be possible to have this feature and perhaps provide a link to another website that has documented them to speed up the process? This way they can still be vetted by yourselves.

    7 votes

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  7. The element used for browsing lists of games that fit a certain page’s criteria (e.g. game engine pages, category/keyword pages, franchise pages) sometimes does not display the pagination, preventing users from seeing any games beyond the first 10 shown. Changing the sort mode can allow you to see a different slice of 10 games, thus verifying that there should be additional pages visible.

    some examples:
    https://www.igdb.com/game_engines/bitsy
    https://www.igdb.com/game_engines/pico-8
    https://www.igdb.com/game_engines/twine
    https://www.igdb.com/categories/homestar-runner
    https://www.igdb.com/categories/real-time-battles
    https://www.igdb.com/franchises/homestar-runner

    7 votes

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    Heya! Indeed definitely a bug, we’ve added this into our backlog and will look at a fix as soon as possible.
    Thanks!

  8. Often when entering different Themes, Game-types, and/or Genres to define or classify a title, it is often up to the Editor's personal definition to what entails each category. Some may feel a "Shooter" only means FPS, others may include Shmups, or anything that fires a gun like Mega Man.

    It would be very helpful to have a defined definition for each category display when entering each one into a Edit page by hovering your mouse pointer over the entry.

    Discord: https://discordapp.com/channels/114736716505546761/458320386275409964/715373659681980507

    7 votes

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    So, we actually used to have Tool Tips on our game edits, specifically for the Franchise and Series field.

    This feature broke at some point during our infrastructure migration post-acquisition, and disabled it.

    Now, we absolutely would like to bring this back indeed, and expand to more fields. As we are not constantly adding new data points and are putting a big focus right now on our contribution tools this is an excellent suggestion.

    We’ll take a look at the best places to implement them!

  9. The following platforms currently have no presence on IGDB, it would be good to see more comprehensive coverage of these older, more obscure systems:

    -Adventure Vision
    -Sega Beena
    -Creativision
    -Nintendo e-Reader
    -Hartung Game Master
    -GP32
    -Leap Pad
    -Konami Picno
    -Pocket Challenge V2
    -Pocket Challenge W
    -Casio PV1000
    -Studio II
    -Fukutake Publishing Study Box
    -Sufami Turbo
    -Super Acan
    -VideoPac Plus G7400
    -Visicom

    6 votes

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  10. I think IGDB should borrow the "All DLC page" from Steam.

    So, on a page that has lots of DLC, say

    Snowrunner - https://www.igdb.com/games/snowrunner (12 DLC)
    or
    Euro Truck Sim 2 - https://www.igdb.com/games/euro-truck-simulator-2 (11 DLC)

    A page should be added say https://www.igdb.com/games/euro-truck-simulator-2/dlc

    Which has a layout simial to https://store.steampowered.com/dlc/1465360/SnowRunner/#browse

    So a vertical list of all the DLC's with the box art and the summary (maybe the website links along side)

    Then you can more easily see all the DLC without having to use the arrows to navigate the list.

    This can also help karma hunters to easily revise/update data on…

    6 votes

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  11. 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…

    6 votes

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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 :)

  12. 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.

    6 votes

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  13. This feels topical...

    So, when an entry/game submission or edit is rejected and discarded, it's kind of all-or-nothing. If one major thing is wrong with the edit, often the entire submission has to be rejected, just for practical reasons.

    It might be beneficial if Admins had the option to select sections of a submission to reject, like Title renames, content deletion, or bad cover art changes while the rest can be approved without the entire entry to be resubmitted..

    6 votes

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    That is absolutely correct, and the right way to have in the long term.
    It is however a very complex and time consuming engineering project, and has been postponed due to priority and need to have basis.

    That we’ll eventually tackle it is likely, but not in the near future.

  14. There is already a wealth of video types one can choose from when uploading a video related to a game, but commercials for a game are not included. These commercials often give an insight into the culture of the era in which the game was released, or occasionally have some lore or culture of their own.

    6 votes

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    Hey!
    Good news! We discussed this internally, and thought it would indeed be a great addition!

    We’ll be adding a new category for our videos labeled Commercial Trailer.

    We’ll be in touch once it’s done and live! Thanks again for the suggestion :)

  15. I feel like there should be a general category for certain series. Such as Zelda, Mario, Megaman, RE, Digimon all under one catergory instead of individual games(unless they are a new). IGDB already implements this under what they call "Collections."

    What do you think? People who play older titles but are a part of said series' community would be more in their line of audience. It's better than having them spread out in random places like Retro or Just Chatting. So instead of having massive communities around certain games, whether they are thriving or dying, you can have a continuous…

    6 votes

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  16. By showing the version title, it would be easier to know which version is which for games with the same name in different versions. It could be shown in front of the release date.

    6 votes

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  17. This genre seems to me cross-categorized with many other genres. These types of games include Gradius, Raiden, 1942, Ikaruga, etc.

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  18. Currently, only actual Bundle pages appear to display titles included. It would be helpful if those individual titles also displayed the collections and bundles they are included in.

    Discord: https://discordapp.com/channels/114736716505546761/458320386275409964/713862339291775096

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  19. As I make changes to entries on existing titles in the database, the Karma Hunters Contributions listing focuses on entries that are Missing Covers or box art entirely. This omits entries that have been uploaded from Steam that display in 600x900 and do not adhere to the 3:4 ratio that would display in the Twitch category. It would be great to see a global breakdown of those that are in error so they can be addressed by the community.

    https://www.igdb.com/karma_hunters

    5 votes

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  20. Please close the Toontown Online Category and bring back the Toontown Rewritten Category. Toontown Online should be the one to get removed as that game closed September 19, 2013. Toontown Rewritten is still going strong and had people switching over from the old one.

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