This week in gaming provides a high-level overview of important video game activities that took place this week in history.  This section covers activities such as video game releases, hardware releases, video games in pop culture, founding of development studios, the birth and death of key video game creators and much more.

Events That Took Place On July 18th
23 Years AgoMission: ImpossibleNintendo 641998
18 Years AgoPokemon Channel BoxPokémon ChannelGameCube2003
Events That Took Place On July 19th
34 Years AgoAnmitsu Hime
Alex Kidd: High-Tech World (Japan)
Mark III1987
33 Years AgoDonkey Kong JuniorFamicom Disk System1988
30 Years AgoFinal Fantasy IV (Japan)Super Famicom1991
19 Years AgoSuper Mario Sunshine (Japan)GameCube2002
Events That Took Place On July 20th
38 Years AgoMario Bros Cabinet 1Mario Bros.Arcade1983
33 Years AgoBionic Commando Japanese BoxBionic Commando (Japan)Famicom1988
31 Years AgoDevil's Crush PC Engine BoxDevil’s Crush (Japan)PC Engine1990
Events That Took Place On July 21st
26 Years AgoVirtual Boy (Japan)Console Launch1995
26 Years AgoCastlevania: Dracula X (Japan)Super Famicom1995
26 Years AgoMario Tennis (Japan)Virtual Boy1995
21 Years AgoMario Tennis (Japan)Nintendo 642000
20 Years AgoMario Kart: Super Circuit (Japan)Game Boy Advance2001
4 Years AgoSplatoon 2 BoxSplatoon 2Nintendo Switch2017
Events That Took Place On July 22nd
33 Years AgoBlades of Steel Famicom Disk System BoxBlades of Steel (Japan)Famicom Disk System1988
25 Years AgoQuakePC1996
17 Years AgoPaper Mario - The Thousand-Year Door BoxPaper Mario: The Thousand-Year DoorGameCube2004
Events That Took Place On July 23rd
62 Years AgoYoshio SakamotoBirth of Yoshio SakamotoDesigner
28 Years AgoRoad Rash IISega Genesis1993
20 Years AgoMax PaynePC2001
Events That Took Place On July 24th
75 Years AgoAl Lowe 1980sBirth of Al LoweDesigner
29 Years AgoTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time (Japan)Super Famicom1992
25 Years AgoSierra On-Line Logo CUC International acquires Sierra On-LineCompany Acquisition1996