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RANews thrives on community submitted content, Wish This Set, Play This Set and RAdvantage are only possibly if you allow it to be and send us your submissions for those articles. If you have any contributions that you would like to see featured in these articles, please send them in a direct message to RANews.

Quick Overview

What to expect from this issue.

A Year of Stats

Stats, stats and more stats. We’ve pulled a wide variety of stats over the past year for those of you who love looking at data.

A Year In Review

Check out all that has happened over the past year.

Set of the Month

See how the community voted on the latest Set of the Month polls.

This Month In Retro

Nepiki is back to take a look at some of the western releases in the month of January.

Monthly Stats

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


User and developer milestones for various categories.

Current Events

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

Community News

Stay up to date with all the latest RA community news.

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.]


Check out the latest RAGuide by Sutarion to master E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial (Atari 2600).


Master Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance with a tips on getting the challenging Bested Death achievement.

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.

Spot The Difference

SporyTike brings a new Spot the Difference challenge from Chuck Rock (SNES).

How to Contribute with RANews

If you have an idea for an article to be published in the RANews, please go to the RANews 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).


The RANews project wouldn’t be possible without the contributions of many passionate community members. Special thanks to the members who made this issue possible.

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