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GamingUnity Organizes Your Game Collections

If you’re having trouble keeping track of your game collection GamingUnity will help you get things on organizational lock down–add games from any console, view them with a nice bookshelf interface, and quickly sort them.

Sign up for a free account, start searching, and click “Add to collection” until you’ve worked your way through your games. In addition to just cataloging your existing games you can mark games as completed or add future games to your wish list. Hit up the link below to browse the archives and sign up for a free account.

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  • Published 10/19/12

Comments (5)

  1. Srivatsan Venkatesh

    Steam does basically the same thing… Add a Game… > Add a Non-Steam Game and done.

  2. Iszi

    @Srivatsan – Will Steam also let you track completion of non-Steam games?

  3. r

    @ Iszi : Steam will also let you track completion of non-existent games

  4. Dark Reality

    This is nothing like Steam. This doesn’t let you play the games (note the picture shows Xbox 360 and Wii games… come on now…), it just lets you list them for anyone who cares (e.g. your blog viewers). There are similar web apps for books (Shelfari) and TV shows (FollowMy.TV). IMO, they’re pointless because nobody cares what games you’ve played, except maybe you. Seriously, my wife doesn’t even care what books I’ve read, what all shows I’ve seen, or what games I’ve played, and six years later we’re still (almost) like newlyweds. It’s completely trivial data.

    The only reason Microsoft (Xbox), Sony (PlayStation), and Valve (Steam) collect and display this information, and assign achievements, trophies, and/or an arbitrary score to it is to keep you interested while providing insightful metrics to game developers. Take Fallout 3 for example. Perfect example of achievement metrics. The game gives you an achievement for escaping the training dungeon (Vault 101). There’s a second achievement you can get while in there for doing something you are told to do but can skip if you want to be lazy. You get, not only an achievement for completing the main story, but for various side quests, and for obtaining certain skill levels at various player alignments. Since the achievements store date and time, the developer (Bethesda) can see how long it took the average player to complete the game, and how many players actually did so. And how many did whatever side quests. A couple of them are kinda hard to get to. This data tells them what their customers really want out of their next game. (Apparently enough of us did enough of the side quests, because Skyrim has a metric f*** ton of them.)

  5. Iszi

    @DarkReality This information may or may not be valuable to your peers, but it can hold value for you. For example, there’s a number of games I can recall having played but can’t remember whether or not I actually completed them. Having a tool to track that would be very nice.

    RE: Skyrim – I don’t think it really has that many sidequests. Sure, there’s a lot. But the number of hard-coded sidequests compared to the number you feel there are because of the random sidequest generator probably isn’t so much as you think.

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