Hey there. I'm working on an app which uses achievement and trophy images. Are there public APIs (one for PS3 and one for Xbox 360) which I can make use of to get hold of these?

I understand this is only really half related to gaming but would hugely appreciate any assistance.

  • gamedev.stackexchange.com might be a better place for this
    – Nick T
    Nov 3, 2010 at 17:57
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    @Nick This doesn't look like game-dev material. It's gaming development, maybe, but what is being developed isn't a game or a mod to a game, so I think we'd be stretching it for them. To me, it looks like a Gaming Resource question, so I'd keep it open like we did this one. But if you still think it's off-topic, it might sit on an unusual fence and we could open up a Meta question to see what the community thinks.
    – Grace Note
    Nov 3, 2010 at 18:49
  • @GraceNote: agreed, definitely not a game development question in my book.
    – Kip
    Nov 4, 2010 at 18:40

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When I wrote a way to pull achievements onto my web page there wasn't an official Xbox Live API (though this may have changed recently). Instead I found an API that someone had hacked together:



It's not currently maintained, and if I remember properly you can't get very large images, but to the best of my knowledge it is the only way to pull data directly from Xbox Live.

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