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 September 26th
35 Years AgoCastlevania Box Famicom Disk SystemCastlevania (Japan)Famicom Disk System1986
33 Years AgoZelda II - The Adventures of Link BoxZelda II: The Adventure of Link (Europe)Nintendo Entertainment System1988
7 Years AgoHyrule Warriors BoxHyrule WarriorsWii U2014
Events That Took Place On September 27th
37 Years AgoNaughty Dog LogoNaughty DogFounded1984
25 Years AgoWave Race 64 (Japan)Nintendo 641996
10 Years AgoCastlevania Harmony of Despair BoxCastlevania: Harmony of DespairPlayStation 32011
5 Years AgoForza Horizon 3Xbox One2016
Events That Took Place On September 28th
31 Years AgoSuper Mario Land BoxSuper Mario Land (Europe)Game Boy1990
31 Years AgoRockman 3 (Japan)
A.K.A. - Mega Man 3
23 Years AgoPokemon Red BoxPokémon Red & BlueGame Boy1998
15 Years AgoPokémon Diamond & PearlNintendo DS2006
11 Years AgoDead Rising 2 BoxDead Rising 2PlayStation 3
Xbox 360
Events That Took Place On September 29th
31 Years AgoStrider (Japan)Mega Drive1990
31 Years AgoMoonwalker Japan BoxMichael Jackson’s Moonwalker (Japan)Mega Drive1990
28 Years AgoFinal Fantasy Legend IIIGame Boy1993
27 Years AgoChip ‘n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2 (Europe)Nintendo Entertainment System1994
25 Years AgoN64 ConsoleNintendo 64Console Launch1996
25 Years AgoSuper Mario 64 BoxSuper Mario 64Nintendo 641996
21 Years AgoDino Crisis 2 BoxDino Crisis 2PlayStation2000
12 Years AgoKingdom Hearts 358/2 DaysNintendo DS2009
4 Years AgoCuphead Digital CoverartCupheadXbox One
Events That Took Place On September 30th
27 Years AgoDoom IIPC1994
24 Years AgoAge of EmpiresPC1997
24 Years AgoFalloutPC1997
23 Years AgoFallout 2PC1998
22 Years AgoAge of Empires II: The Age of KingsPC1999
22 Years AgoGrand Theft Auto 2PC1999
18 Years AgoHalo: Combat EvolvedPC2003
16 Years AgoSora Ltd.Founded2005
7 Years AgoForza Horizon 2Xbox One2014
Events That Took Place On October 1st
42 Years AgoActivisionFounded1979
34 Years AgoRad Racer BoxRad RacerNintendo Entertainment System1987
22 Years AgoNeo Geo Pocket ColorNeo Geo Pocket Color (Europe)Console Launch1999
14 Years AgoThe Legend of Zelda - Phantom Hourglass BoxThe Legend of Zelda: Phantom HourglassNintendo DS2007
2 Years AgoAlphaDream LogoAlphaDreamDefunct2019
Events That Took Place On October 2nd
34 Years AgoKid Niki Famicom BoxKid Niki: Radical Ninja (Japan)Famicom1987
27 Years AgoEarthworm Jim SNES BoxEarthworm JimSuper Nintendo1994
24 Years AgoCastlevania - Symphony of the Night BoxCastlevania: Symphony of the NightPlayStation1997
19 Years AgoNeed for Speed: Hot Pursuit 2PlayStation 22002
9 Years AgoResident Evil 6 BoxResident Evil 6PlayStation 3
Xbox 360
3 Years AgoMega Man 11Nintendo Switch
PlayStation 4