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Retrieve and manage game data from GameFAQS.

Project description

GameFaqsPY
========

GameFaqsPY is a python package useful to retrieve and manage game data from the GameFAQS website. The package is written in pure python and provides the following game information:

* Title
* Description
* Platform
* Release Date
* Companies
* ESRB Rating
* Metascore
* User Rating (/5)
* Difficulty
* Length (hr)

Installation
------------

GameFaqsPY is conveniently available via pip:

::

pip install gamefaqs-py

or installable via ``git clone`` and ``setup.py``

::

git clone git@github.com:ryantonini/gamefaqs-py.git
sudo python setup.py install

After installation, run the following python script in your project files directory:

::

python load_data.py

The script will create a SQLite database file in the current working directory loaded with data from http://www.gamefaqs.com/.

Usage
-----

A code example:

.. code:: python

from gamefaqs import access
gf_access = access.GameFaqs()

peace_walker = gf_access.searchGame("Metal Gear Solid: Peace Walker")[0]
print peace_walker

for game in gf_access.searchByCompany("Akella"):
print game["title"], game["platform"], game["release_date"]

License
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GNU General Public License Version 3. See LICENSE for more details.

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