Wikipedia:WikiProject Video games/Requests
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- Requesting some notable downloading websites:
- Game X Change - A video game store that sells second-hand games, like GameCrazy. It sells Yobo products (firsthand), DVD's, systems, their games, and accessories. Website
- Source: only ref from italian article
- Clockwork Tortoise - The developers of The adventures of Batman and Robin on the Sega Mega Drive/ Genesis.
- I don't know how plausible this is, only one ref I can find.  ▫ JohnnyMrNinja 22:26, 7 January 2012 (UTC)
- That would be an excellent source for development, but it's not the basis of a company article IMO. Currently all the different versions are squashed into The Adventures of Batman & Robin (video game), this would make a good basis for a standalone MD/Genesis game article. Someoneanother 21:00, 13 January 2012 (UTC)
- Trouble Witches (series) - It would be helpful to have information regarding this dōjin bullet hell series from Studio SiestA and Adventure Planning Service. There has been some mixed information regarding the original dōjin Windows PC release (Trouble Witches Episode 1 ~Daughters of Amalgam~) and the arcade release (Trouble Witches AC Episode 1 ~Daughters of Amalgam~) that could help bridge the gap a lot of the gameplay differences of the Xbox Live Arcade release of the arcade game (Trouble Witches NEO! Episode 1 ~Daughters of Amalgam~), along information on the canceled PC release of Trouble Witches AC (Trouble Witches AC was originally planned for a PC release instead of arcades) and the early development of the game's English localization by the developers entitled "The Tomboyish Witches ~With Amalgam's Cutie Girls~". It also appears that the developers of Studio Siesta and Adventure Planning Service plans on making a sequel to Trouble Witches Episode 1 with Trouble Witches Episode 2 ~with Descendants of ancient Dragon the soulless~ that is expected to be released on Xbox Live Arcade in the near future (according to the developer's homepage).|AnubisOracle (talk) 22:48, 10 August 2011 (UTC)
- Slime Mori Mori Dragon Quest 3 - spinoff to the Dragon Quest series
- Braminar - classic Fantasia-style MS-DOS game popular on BBSs in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Notability of publisher , game info 
- Gen'ei Toshi - JRPG with a mature story and strong cyberpunk themes released in 1991 for the MSX by Microcabin. Never localized. Its graphics are extremely advanced for the time and it remains one of the more technologically-demanding games ever produced on the MSX. I'd like to do the page myself, but I'm new here and I'm not certain about the notability requirements.
- I'm not certain it meets notability requirements, but it was an incredibly lavish game for the time as well as having a very mature cyberpunk-themed story. I think it richly deserves the article. I'm just not sure how/if to go about it. Tien Ren (talk) 23:33, 14 October 2011 (UTC)
- Can't find any online reliable sources. Samwalton9 (talk) 21:41, 25 June 2013 (UTC)
- Super Metroid: Redesign - a popular ROMhack of the well-known game Super Metroid, created by drewseph.
- Extremely borderline notable, see this (the writer has pieces on PC World, Macworld etc.), this (Patrick Dugan, quoted in Games TM re indie game), this (same author as the Vintage Computing piece). I'm not sure it's worth creating this if nobody can find any more sources, may well get shot down. Someoneanother 19:44, 26 February 2012 (UTC)
- I'd say -- notable enough to be mentionned in Super Metroid but not on its own. :) ·Salvidrim!· ✉ 14:54, 30 June 2013 (UTC)
- Blast Monkeys - a physics-based puzzle game for mobile platforms (more info at http://www.yobonja.com/)
- Monty's Maze - a classic game from... Some year I don't know which one. It was actually a few games within one, like Exploding Bannanas.
- Exploding Bannanas - a classic game probably from the 80s or 90s, where two people take in turns choosing the angle and speed at which two Monkeys shoot Bannanas at each-other. It might've been a DOS Game, although it was probably a Windows 95/98 Game.
- Monkey Brains - an old game made by Arush Entertainment where you control a lot of Monkeys in their quest to... Do something. More info can be found here.
- Other source: ,
- Hydra Castle Labyrinth - also known as Hidora-jō no Meikyū (ヒドラ城の迷宮), indie game by Buster.
- Silver Eagle - NES game by Thin Chen Enterprise and Sachen.
- White Day: A Labryinth Named School - a korean survival horror PC video game released in Korea in 2001. It was scheduled for a release in the UK in 2004 and then to be released in the US soon after. Unfortunately, the company went bankrupt due to illegal downloads of the game spreading on the internet. Because of this, the game has many bugs, and the English translation patch isn't very good. The plot consists of a young boy that the player controls, sneaking into his school at night to leave chocolates for the girl he likes (White Day is a similar occasion to Valentines Day), named So Young. He also sneaks in to return her diary. As he enters, he runs into two of his classmates, two female students who exchange ghost stories in the hallway. It's not until an alarm goes off, that things take a turn for the worst. The player finds out that this school is incredibly haunted by dead students, raging ghouls, and a crazed janitor who chases the player and kills other students with a bat. This point and click survival horror has a very intense atmosphere, and the player will be repeatedly thrown into very dangerous environments. The player must solve puzzles, hide from enemies, run from danger, and quickly roam from room to room of the labryinth like school. If caught by the janitor, you are brutally clubbed to death. There are many obstacles that stand in your way. This game also features lots of decision making, as conversations with other students can change the storyline based on the players choices. The plot thickens, as you start to learn more and more about this mysterious So Young, and the death of her sister. The other students are very wary of her and don't trust anyone associated with her, even you. So gaining the trust of the other students is key. [ Sadly, there isnt much information about this game, and by creating this article, I hope more people can add to the mystery of this game. It's a decent title and deserves a page.]
- Can't find any reliable sources for this, though being a slightly older game I'm happy to give it the benefit of the doubt and let others look. Samwalton9 (talk)
- The article on this game on ko.wikipedia (ko:화이트데이 (게임)) is pretty detailed and has refs like Gamespot articles that are at least borderline according to our RS board. The full name of the game in Korean is "화이트데이: 학교라는 이름의 미궁" in case anyone wants to look for Korean RSes. -Thibbs (talk) 20:53, 31 August 2013 (UTC)
- Kompu gacha - Free to Play revenue model, popular in Japan. Users buy virtual goods, and then combine them together to get a rarer good (similar to TF2 hats, but more exploitative). When the Japanese consumer affairs agency announced it could constitute an illegal lottery, GREE, Inc. and DeNA lost billions off their market capitalization - that's billions of US$ not JPY, it's that big. I don't know enough about the Japanese industry, or any Japanese to do a decent write up of the article. I don't even know if that name is transliterated correctly, or where the best place for the article is. We should have something on this though. 
- Can't find info on this, but as with some others it's kinda old, might need to look in magazines. Samwalton9 (talk) 12:51, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
- Desi Adda - Some game intended for Indian gamers. 
- Serellan - New game start-up company by Christian Allen, AAA game designer responsible for project TAKEDOWN, a squad based tactical shooter. The company recently had a successful Kickstarer campaign, raising over $200,000. Serellan brought two former Zipper Interactive developers on board to begin gameplay prototyping. , , , , , , , , , , , , , , 
- Project Exonaut http://www.cartoonnetwork.com/games/exonaut/index.html?atclk_gn=link_shw_Project-Exonaut
- Possible notability: 
- Drawception Drawing based game similar to telephone http://www.n4g.com/news/998020/drawception-play-vault-review http://www.drawception.com
- Sources: , 
- StreetRally- StreetRally is an arcade-style action,racing game developed by Estonian based companys Hypester LLC & Inspired-Studio, released in 2011.  Street Rally is a freemiumgame; this means there's no cost to play but players still have the option of purchasing premium content. See the following sources
- May be on the verge of notability, some news stories came out today: 
- Chronos - A Tapestry Of Time - Shoot 'em up game for ZX Spectrum 48K.  — Preceding unsigned comment added by SonicYM2612 (talk • contribs) 22:41, 26 August 2012 (UTC)
- Audioguide Louvre - Nintendo 3DS audioguide for the Musée du Louvre.  — Preceding unsigned comment added by Hahnchen (talk • contribs)
- This could probably be merged elsewhere, maybe? Samwalton9 (talk) 13:20, 28 June 2013 (UTC)
- Turbulenz - Video game developer and publisher.
- Shaker (video game)/Loot Drop - Old School RPG on Kickstarter by Brenda Brathwaite and Tom Hall. Will probably succeed, probably has already generated enough coverage for it to be notable. Their company previously produced social games Ghost Recon Commander and Pettington Park.
- Debatable. Their kickstarter was cancelled and it seems like the only reliable sources might be about the cancellation. Samwalton9 (talk) 13:08, 29 June 2013 (UTC)
- Shadoan - an old dos based PC game  — Preceding unsigned comment added by 184.108.40.206 (talk) 19:25, 4 November 2012 (UTC)
- Can't find much online and there's nothing in the reference library. Samwalton9 (talk) 13:17, 29 June 2013 (UTC)
- Pirate101, based on Wizard101, by KingsIsle Entertainment. See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wizard101, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KingsIsle_Entertainment, for related info. Also look at http://www.pirate101.com The Tallest Tower (talk) 02:45, 28 November 2012 (UTC)
- Indie Speed Run - An annual independent game development competition judged by industry legends Markus Persson of Minecraft, Trent Oster of BioWare/Baldur's Gate, Kellee Santiago of Journey, Ron Gilbert of Monkey Island, Jason Rohrer of Passage, Dino Patti of Limbo, Vander Caballero of Papo & Yo, and Ben Croshaw of Zero Punctuation. Find more on Eurogamer , Joystiq, The Escapist, Gamasutra as well as numerous other news sites and the event's webpage . --Karmictoast (talk) 12:50, 8 January 2013 (UTC)
- Forge (video game) - 15 reviews on Metacritic.
- The Raven – Legacy of a Master Thief - An upcoming game which is a thrilling crime adventure in three episodes from the creators of 'The Book of Unwritten Tales'. 
- Pathfinder Online - Sandbox style MMORPG in the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game universe.
- OpTic Gaming - A very storied professional Call of Duty team with many MajorLeagueGaming and other big tournament wins and also very well known for their YouTube channel (www.YouTube.com/OpTicNation) for Call of Duty sniping montages.
- Amplitude Studios - An indie game development studio launched in 2011 in Paris. Published Endless Space  and an expansion pack.  Leads from EA, Ubisoft, etc. who shipped Battlefield, Might & Magic games, Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter, Call of Juarez, others.
- Spintires - An off-road truck driving game.
- Sources: , , , , , , , , 
- Red Baron 2573 - A PC video game written in QBasic by a man named Adam Stanchos, and released as freeware in 1998. In this game, the player is a space-faring 26th Century vigilante, who must fight to prevent an all-out, genocidal invasion of Earth by an alien race known as the Vordoxians, who release a powerful computer virus that cripples Earth's electronic defense networks in advance of said invasion.
- Shin Dynasty Warriors Gundam - The latest installment to the Dynasty Warriors Gundam hack-and-slash video game series Shin Dynasty Warriors Gundam (Shin Gundam Musou) is currently in development. Shin Dynasty Warriors Gundam will be released on December 19th for the PlayStation 3 and PSVita.
- Sources: http://www.jefusion.com/2013/09/shin-dynasty-warriors-gundam-coming-to-ps3-vita.html http://www.jefusion.com/2013/09/shin-gundam-musou-cover-art-released.html
- Embers of Caerus - A low fantasy Sandbox MMORPG in development by Forsaken Studios.
- Sources: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/forsakenstudios/embers-of-caerus-investor-prototype http://www.mmorpg.com/gamelist.cfm/game/806 http://massively.joystiq.com/tag/embers-of-caerus/ http://www.indiedb.com/games/embers-of-caerus
- Chibi Robo Photography - A chibi robo game that was released in japan.
- Layton 7 - This is the latest entry in the Professor Layton series.
- Sources: http://kotaku.com/theres-a-new-layton-its-different-1200537358 http://www.escapistmagazine.com/news/view/127190-Layton-7-Coming-to-Mobile-and-3DS-Ditches-The-Professor http://www.famitsu.com/news/201308/26038971.html (last link is in Japanese)
- Junk Jack and Junk Jack X, a pair of iOS crafting based exploration games released in 2011 and 2013 respectively.
- Museum of Computer Adventure Game History - www.mocagh.org
- Rescue: Everyday Heroes A Real Time Strategy/Simulation game in which the player takes on the mantle of "Fire Chief" of a new Fire Station, responds to calls for emergency assistance, manages the firefighters, equipment and station expenses/budgeting. The game was developed by Tampere, Finland based game development company Fragment Production.    The game contains a highly realistic depiction of various U.S. fire and rescue vehicles, including vehicles and equipment modeled after the Fire Department of New York, the Fire Department of San Francisco and various other notable emergency services. The game was released on Steam on December 11th, 2013  and on iTunes on March 20th, 2014 to favorable-to-mixed consumer and critic reviews.   
- List of same screen co-op games - This isn't even my request, but I'm moving it into the proper format here. Meeyow intially requested a list of same screen co-op games - initial request was: "I would like to request a list of co-op games that are same screen only. Split screen makes my family and I motion sick. I've made myself sick looking through the internet. Thank you for your consideration."|George8211what did I break now? 19:59, 1 December 2013 (UTC)
- SOUND VOLTEX II -infinite infection-- An arcade Video game from Konami and a sequel to Sound Voltex released in June 2013. 
- ミライダガッキ- or Future TomTom, An arcade Video game from Konami released in June 2013 (Ver.2 was released December 2013). 
- Karmaflow: The Rock Opera Videogame - An indie video game featuring singers such as: Dani Filth (Cradle of Filth), Marc Hudson (Dragonforce), Simone Simons (Epica) and more. The game is currently in production for PC and Mac with plans for a release in November 2014 on Steam. For more information - , , , 
- UMG Gaming - New gaming league partnering with MLG and strongly supported by the community, may be hard to find information, but there are articles out there. They played part of an interesting issue with MLG shutting down their live broadcast of Call of Duty during a live event, then later partnering with MLG. Article could be tied to MLG, Bill S.978, and twitch.tv VG247          
- Ovosonico is a games production company founded by industry veterans Massimo Guarini and Gianni Ricciardi. Ovosonico is the studio behind the award-winning Murasaki Baby under development for Sony Ps-Vita hardware
- Tiny Troopers
- 3D Body Adventure  3D Body Adventure is a game created by Knowledge Adventure and published in 1993/1994. I believe the topic should be shared with users of Wikipedia, as it is of the Edutainment genre and may still have some educational value, regardless of age.
- High School Story  Sister-game to Surviving High School.
- Quan Chi A character from Mortal Kombat who debuted in Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero. He needs his own page instead of a redirection to the list of Mortal Kombat characters. 
- Gamepedia Gamepedia is a huge host of video game wikis, with some really big ones like the official Minecraft and Terraria wikis. Its a top 1000 site in the US on Alexa too. article about its launch
- Carpe Diem (video game) a fairy tale based MMORPG design by GNISoft, released by Digicell, YNK Taiwan, SeedC, 17173, Persistent World and RunUp. News: MMOSite, Gamer and 4Gamer.
- Tree of Savior; A well-known MMORPG currently in development by some of the original creators of Ragnarok Online, of which it is said to be a spiritual successor. Its development team is now working at IMC Games (which could use their own page as well), known makers of games such as Granado Espada. The game will begin its closed beta this summer, being released simultaneously in Korean, Japanese and English.
- Hill Climb (video game) Needs a page this game can be played on many devices and is very popular
- Heart Forth, Alicia An upcoming 90s inspired Metroidvania RPG about a wizard girl cast away from home by an evil spirit. Inspired by Castlevania: SOTN, Ocarina of Time and Xenogears. It is due to be released for Wii U, PS4 and PS Vita, and had a successful Kickstarter campaign last month with more than $230,000 raised in pledges. 
- Need for Madness This is a game that can be played on Miniclip.com but is also played on Radicalplay.com and is a really fun racing/fighting game and deserves its own page.
- Revenge of the Sunfish It's very big on youtube with literally thousands of videos of it.
- MAGES is a large Japanese media company with interests in video games, music, and other media. It has an extensive article in the Japanese-language Wikipedia here: https://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/MAGES
I propose that Wikipedia compile a complete list of Black female video game main characters. Heroine or villain, all black female characters that are playable should be on this list. I wanted to give some links and you mentioned IGN so I Googled my query there and all it led to was ign.com's surprisingly hostile and prejudiced forum so no help there. "Shaniqua's baby mama drama"? Really? WOW. So I can't provide links but from time to time gaming sites WILL make a list of Black characters and Wikipedia has lists of Black characters for comics so this is definitely the kind of article Wikipedia would do. I found one article that listed characters I've never heard of including Vazaelle Kaleine, Kate Allen and Catalina Thorne so perhaps Wikipedia could do us a favor and compile a list of all the Black female video game main characters ever because Wikipedia is the encyclopedia of just about everything and having a complete list here would be helpful and educational. It's important to note that the article I mentioned that listed characters I've never heard of was written by an Italian woman. That was nice of her, huh?
- The Wizard (2014 video game) is turn-based dungeon-puzzler developed by Hypnotic Owl and released in 2014. It can be played for free using an up-to-date browser on PC, smart phones and tablets. For additional infos see their Presskit
- Dream Build Play (redirect Dream.Build.Play and Dream-Build-Play to it, both are used in marketing and media) is an annual and global $75,000 Microsoft contest promoting Microsoft XNA and eventually Xbox LIVE Indie Games (although it predated it), that took place from around 2008 (or earlier, keep in mind there was a preamble contest to the main contest, something that should be recorded for historical purposes) to 2012. Keep in mind that Dream Build Play is not the same as Microsoft XNA, and with the article the winners should be showcased, many which are notable developers in the Indie Game community. See Google search for plethora results: https://www.google.ca/webhp#q=dream+build+play
- Alternativa is an adventure video game by Centauri Production.
- Hesperian wars is a Realtime strategy game by Pterodon.
- Air Conflicts: Vietnam is an arcade flying simulator developed by Games Farm.
- Void Destroyer is an indie space simulator game that is based on Homeworld. It is available on Steam Early Access. It combines real time strategy with first-person shooter.
- Ib_(game), a horror game, popular in japan and played by youtube lets-player PewDiePie. is also linked from the "Ib" disambiguation page. Seems to have been deleted before (?), maybe less popular at the time or possibly japanese sources were unknown / name is hard to google for. Possible sources establishing notability include: Interview with creator in Famitsu magazine  and article about Ib goods online shop opening , review on Jayisgames , additional possible sources: official website , english translation website , english-language game wiki 
- Circulets A local multiplayer mobile game from Indian game developers Hashstash that involves two players playing on the same device, collecting tiny colored circles against each other. The game has been awarded "Most Innovative Game" at the Indie Prize Asia 2013 awards organised at Casual Connect Asia 2013 conference. At the 6th Best App Ever awards organised by 148Apps, the game was also awarded the third place in the "Best Casual Game" category, losing out only to Candy Crush Saga and Clash of Clans. The game is available for iOS, Android, and Blackberry 10.
- Midnight City (Publisher) Majesco Entertainment has founded a new indie publishing brand called Midnight City. The company has already released a handful games, such as Blood of the Werewolf, The Bridge and Slender: The Arrival. Midnight City showed off its 10-game line-up at PAX Prime in Seattle, WA from August 30 to September 2, 2013.
- Deemo, the second rhythm game by Taiwanese development house Rayark after Cytus. Notable points include playable song "I race the dawn" awarded "Outstanding Achievement - Vocal Theme" and nominated for "Best Soundtrack – Rhythm / Music Games" at Annual Game Music Awards , and Google Play naming it "best soundtrack" for the first half of 2014. 4Gamer review (Japanese) A Chinese news story of Rayark attending Google I/O
- The Indie Stone, creators of Project Zomboid, refer to *Project Zomboid for sources
- See No Evil (video game), found at www.snegame.com created by Gabriel Priske and published by Noetic. 125% funded on Kickstarter and one of the fastest Steam GreenLight Campaigns ever, taking only two days. The game is set to release August 26th on Steam.
- Hyperkin, Mentioned in multiple pages referring to nintendo, console developer, Website: http://hyperkin.com/
- Valkyrie crusade
- Smith, Adam. "Space, Auditory: Endless Space Interview". Rock Paper Shotgun. Retrieved 20 July 2012.
- Hatfield, Tom. "Endless Space launches. Giant space war may now begin". PC Gamer. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
- Gonzalez, Christina. "Endless Space: Disharmony Expansion Launches". RTS Guru. Retrieved 28 June 2013.
- Sliwinski, Alexander. "Endless Space is new 4X strategy game from ex-Ubi, EA devs". Joystiq. Retrieved 5 July 2012.