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

Quick Overview

What to expect from this issue.


In this months editorial Bendyhuman talks about the significance of setting personal and realistic goals in this Massively Multiplayer Online Retro-Achieving Game that we call RetroAchievements.

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.

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.]


This month, put a star on the palm tree and warm up on the beach with Dimedime, and their guide for Densetsu no Stafy 2.


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.

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 Retrokaiser from NiGHTS into Dreams… (Saturn).


RASpotlight is back with a great interview between StingX2 and our new set development Claims Manager CobaltZeroni.

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