Chicken Coop
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By valkiki
Updated 6 months ago
Chicken Coop Overview
This is an unofficial Metacritic API to get all informations about games
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Presentation
This API get all game's informations from Metacritic website. Keep in mind that the API don't save information in DB.

Search a game by this title
It's possible to search a game by this title. One game's list (title & platform) will be return.

https://chicken-coop.fr/rest/games?title=[TITRE]

{
  "executionTime": 3.447542,
  "result": {
    {
      "title": "Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration",
      "platform": "PS4"
    },
    {
      "title": "Rise of the Tomb Raider",
      "platform": "PC"
    },
    {
      "title": "Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition",
      "platform": "PS4"
    },
    {
      "title": "Tomb Raider",
      "platform": "PC"
    },
    {
      "title": "Shadow of the Tomb Raider",
      "platform": "PS4"
    }
  },
  "countResult": 5
}

Get all game's data
It's also possible to get all game's information, if you know exactly this title and platform. The API can return:

  • Game's title [selectors[]=title]
  • Game's genres [selectors[]=genre]
  • Metacritic's score [selectors[]=score]
  • Game's platform [selectors[]=alsoAvailableOn]
  • Game's cover [selectors[]=image]
  • Game's description [selectors[]=description]
  • Game's developer [selectors[]=developer]
  • Game's publisher [selectors[]=publisher]
  • Games's release date [selectors[]=releaseDate]
  • Game's ESRB rate [selectors[]=rating]

It's possible to explicit game's platform, or not. Plateform will be 'PC' by default.
You can also explicit which informations you want to show. All informations will be show by default.

https://chicken-coop.fr/rest/games/[TITLE]?platform=[PLATFORM]&selectors[]=title&selectors[]=genre&selectors[]=score&selectors[]=alsoAvailableOn&selectors[]=image&selectors[]=description

{
  "executionTime": 4.155949,
  "result": {
    "title": "Shadow of the Tomb Raider",
    "genre": [
      "Action Adventure",
      "General"
    ],
    "score": "77",
    "alsoAvailableOn": [
      "PlayStation 4",
      "Xbox One"
    ],
    "image": "https://static.metacritic.com/images/products/games/6/c1568d68fcd098fe77f02574c1-98.jpg",
    "description": "Experience Lara Croft's defining moment as she becomes the Tomb Raider."
  }
}

License & credits
This API use Metacritic. Developped by an unknow developer.

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