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

Quick Overview

What to expect from this issue.

RA Awards

RA Awards 2021 has completed, check out the awards.

Monthly Stats

We have have collected a bunch of stats from March for your enjoyment.

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.

RAScript Tutorials

Etron has another RAScript tutorial which goes over how to use Bit Flags in none other than Pokémon Red|Blue.

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.]


Tactical RPG fans are in for a treat, take to the battlefield with Sines’ guide for Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen.

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. New updates for this month data.


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. Check out which system was selected to assist with DevQuest 007 this month.


In this issue SporyTike brings a new Spot the Difference challenge submitted by Jungon from Mamono Hunter Yohko: Dai-7 no Keisho (Mega Drive).


meleu met with MrGauss in person to bring you a special RASpotlight this month.

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