Add "Missing/Removed" category for Android/iOS games!

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User Info: Emulator

Emulator
1 week ago#1
First of all, look at this page! I was searching for some Pac-Man games and this page, as you can see, has many Pac-Man games even those that don't exist in PlayStore. Same problem in AppStore.

https://gamefaqs.gamespot.com/android/alpha/16-p

I know that some of these games (like Pac-Man Hat 1/2, Pac-Man Reborn, etc.) are not available. I don't want their information removed from this site as they were a part of these stores at a time. But to keep data up-to-date, I suggest that these games should come under "Missing or Removed" category. I don't know why they removed these games.
And, all games under this category should be red coloured (or another colour as an indication of removed games just like blue for released games and grey for cancelled games.)
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User Info: Emulator

Emulator
1 week ago#2
Note: When I searched for Pac-Man on PlayStore, there were only 6-7 games out of 15 games by Bandai Namco.

And second thing, GameFAQs game data contribution process for Android/iOS games require PlayStore/AppStore links for these games. Why don't GameFAQs automatically detects whether such games exists or not since they have the exact game link? This would make things easier as games would automatically be added to this category (missing) otherwise there should be a report button in game release info. update link so that users can mark these games to add them in missing category.
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User Info: Lord_Wombat

Lord_Wombat
1 week ago#3
It seemed like a good idea at first, but got worse as I thought about it.

For instance people likely still own the games, there's no telling if they'll be readded, etc.

It also seems like it would be more of a chore than it's worth, especially for games that are obscure enough to not be searched often, on a platform that changes by the day (smart phones).

There's really no reason to add it for other consoles either, since you can't really "remove" physical games from existence, so I'll have to

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User Info: Emulator

Emulator
1 week ago#4
I'm not talking about physical games as it is a different case! I'm talking about only And/iOS games. Moreover, I only recommended that these games should be in "missing" category as they were just removed from PS/AS so that users need not re-add them.
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User Info: Lord_Wombat

Lord_Wombat
1 week ago#5
Emulator posted...
I'm not talking about physical games as it is a different case!

I hear ya, I only brought it up to cover all bases as far as there's no reason to implement it imo.
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