Welcome to RANews, your #1 source for everything RetroAchievements.

Quick Overview

What to expect from this issue.


adamjohnny5 tells his RA story and the importance in remembering that the reason we are all here is to have fun playing video games and getting achievements.

Current Events

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


Stay up to date with what’s going on in Achievement Creation scene.

PSP Stats

We’ll take a look at some player and developer stats specific to the PSP launch month.

Play This Set

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

Wish This Set

Wish This Set is intended to convince other members to request a game that doesn’t have an achievement set yet.

[For those who don’t know if a game doesn’t have achievements, you can Request a set for it by clicking in the Request Set link in the game’s page.]


The leaves are falling, the autumn breeze is crisp, the crops are ripe for harvesting, and, thanks to ikki5, the RAGuide is ready to help you with farming for achievements in Harvest Moon 64.


pinguupinguu brings us 5 new tips from the community members to help you with your achievement hunting.

HotCheevs Monthly

List of achievement sets released in the last month.

Revisions and Rescores

Which sets got a revision or a rescore.

Art Updates

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

Top Players

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


Highlighting the members who have been with us and for how long.

Top Masteries

Who are the champions of each console? This section takes a look at which users have the most mastery badges for various categories. Take a look at who has the most PSP mastery awards after 1 month of system support.

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.


In this issue SporyTike brings a new Spot the Difference challenge submitted by echoscreen from “Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure (Mega Drive)”.

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