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The Archive API

Designed to be the central hub for all video game information, metadata, and media, The Archive is a database of video game related information, including game and system data, images, and articles. The Archive API provides developer access to The Archive’s database through a series of HTTP calls. Responses may be XML, JSON, or YAML formatted.

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The Archive: Highlights

Summary
Database of videogame information
Category
Database
Tags
Protocols
HTTP
Data Formats
XML, JSON, YAML
API home
http://api.archive.vg/2.0/ 

The Archive: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
 
Service Endpoint
http://api.archive.vg/2.0/

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
 
Developer Key Required
Yes  
Account Required
 
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
archive.vg/  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
 
Usage Fees
 
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
 
Terms of Service
api.archive.vg/2.0/terms.php 

Security

Authentication Model
API Key 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
archive.vg/blog/ 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
 
Console URL
 

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