meleu By meleu.

What’s RANews?

RANews is a monthly digital magazine that aims to summarize what is happening in the RetroAchievements scene.

What’s New in this Issue?

We’re starting in this issue the RAViews segment. It’s where a community member shows a more in-depth review of a game, or game series, or a franchise, or whatever they want to write about.

How to Contribute

If you have an idea for an article to be published in the RANews, please go to the RAdmin profile page and send us a message.

Keep in mind that the article must be written in markdown format. If you don’t know it, you can learn it in 10 minutes following this online tutorial here: (it’s pretty similar to what you may be already using on discord).

Quick Overview

What to expect from this issue.


You’ll understand what is Gestalt and how you can apply it to the RetroAchievements community.

Play This Set

Community members talking about their favorite sets and why you should play them. Cool stuff!


As we are in december, we chose a guide for christmas-themed game. The game is not that hard… So take this to get a mastery badge as a christmas gift. :christmas_tree:

ALERT! The guides usually contain spoilers about the game.

Current Events

List of running events in the RetroAchievements scene that are still open to join.

HotCheevs Monthly

List of achievement sets released in the last month.

Top Players

Some statistics about the top 300 players of RetroAchievements and how they progressed over the last month.

Most Wanted Games

List of games with no achievement sets that community is excited to see. Hopefully it can encourage some achievement creators to pick a game and create a set for it.

Revisions and Rescores

Which sets got a revision or a rescore.

Art Updates

Which sets got their game icons and/or badges changed.


Mixing games with videogames and RetroAchievements. Funny stuff being created by StingX2.

Community Works

Showing off what the RetroAchievements fans are producing outside from here.


The RANews project wouldn’t be possible without the contributions of many passionate community members.

Special thanks goes to these guys:

  • First and foremost: all the achievement creators who dedicate their free time to produce content for the whole community to enjoy.
  • StingX2 StingX2, whose dedication and enthusiasm allowed me to focus on the layout and technical aspects of the project while he was gathering content.
  • televandalist televandalist for creating the cover for this issue.
  • Hotscrock Hotscrock for collecting many useful/interesting data to be published here.
  • Xymjak Xymjak for the top players info.
  • lilbud lilbud for creating the RANews logo.
  • HolyShinx HolyShinx for the RAViews article.
  • All those who wrote for the “Play This Set” article: