Brings back an array of all the items that were released during the year (YYYY) and month (MM) given by the call. The call is in the following format:

http://www.everygamegoing.com/api/v1/getItemsReleasedByYearAndMonth/[year]/[month_number]

Both [year] and [month_number] are mandatory parameters and no results will be returned without both of them being specified correctly.

The following call, substituting '1986' for [year] and '12' for [month_number]:

http://www.everygamegoing.com/api/v1/getItemsReleasedByYearAndMonth/1986/12/

will return a response containing all the items in the Everygamegoing database that were released in December (12th month) of 1986 (year). (Note that responses can be quite large!):

{
	"response":
	{
		"count":78,
		"items":
		{
			"Dragon 32":
			{
				"Cassette":
				{
					"11990":
					{
						"item_id":11990,
						"release_date":"1986-12-01 00:00:00",
						"flag_release_date_exact":"0",
						"show_title":"Decathlon",
						"publisher_id":111,
						"publisher_info":"Maridian",
						"format_type_group_id":1001,
						"format_type_group_name":"Cassette",
						"machine_type_group_id":1
						"machine_type_group_name":"Dragon 32",
					},
					...
				}
			}
			...
			"Nintendo (US Version)":
			{
				"ROM Cart":
				{
					"64608":
					{
						"item_id":64608,
						"release_date":"1986-12-01 00:00:00",
						"flag_release_date_exact":0,
						"show_title":"Gradius",
						"publisher_id":1738,
						"publisher_info":"Konami",
						"format_type_group_id":1005,
						"format_type_group_name":"ROM Cart",
						"machine_type_group_id":359,
						"machine_type_group_name":"Nintendo (US Version)"
					}
				}
			}
		}
	}
}

 
Although the call itself is simple, the response that is returned is a multi-dimensional array. At its top-level, it contains two keys:

Key Human-readable Explanation Value Data Type Value Example
count Count Of Items Integer 78
items Items Array  

items is a further array which contains the keys corresponding to the names of the machine type groups for which items were released. Each of these, in turn, holds a further key describing the format upon which items were released, and inside that the item_id as the key for the final the key-value pairs, which are as follows:

Key Human-readable Explanation Value Data Type Value Example
item_id Item ID Integer 11991
release_date Release Date String 1986-12-01
flag_release_date_exact Flag Release Date Exact Integer 0
show_title Dragon Music String E
publisher_id Publisher ID Integer 111
publisher_info Publisher Info String Maridian
format_type_group_id Format Type Group ID Integer 1001
format_type_group_name Format Type Group Name String Dragon 32