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 January 23rd
64 Years AgoHoward PhillipsBirth of Howard PhillipsNintendo Spokesman
Co-editor of Nintendo Power
1958
20 Years AgoPaRappa the Rapper 2PlayStation 22002
5 Years AgoResident Evil 7: BiohazardWindows2017
Events That Took Place On January 24th
25 Years AgoTomb Raider Japanese Saturn BoxTomb Raider (Japan)Saturn1997
22 Years AgoCrazy TaxiDreamcast2000
5 Years AgoResident Evil 7: BiohazardPlayStation 4
Xbox One
2017
Events That Took Place On January 25th
75 Years AgoCathode-Ray Tube Amusement Device PatentPatent filed for Cathode-Ray Tube Amusement DeviceEarliest documented video game1947
31 Years AgoMoonwalker Japan BoxMichael Jackson's Moonwalker (Europe)Genesis1991
3 Years AgoMetroid Prime 4 BoxMetroid Prime 4 development restarted & given to Retro StudiosSwitch2019
Events That Took Place On January 26th
59 Years AgoKensuke TanabeBirth of Kensuke TanabeVideo Game Designer and Producer1963
32 Years AgoDuckTales Japan BoxDuckTales (Japan)Famicom1990
Events That Took Place On January 27th
28 Years AgoDisney's Aladdin SNES European BoxDisney's Aladdin (Europe)Super Nintendo1994
18 Years AgoSonic HeroesPlayStation 2
Xbox
2004
7 Years AgoDying Light PS4 BoxDying LightPlayStation 4
Xbox One
PC
2015
Events That Took Place On January 28th
8 Years AgoTomb Raider: Definitive EditionPlayStation 4
Xbox One
2014
6 Years AgoRise of the Tomb RaiderPC2016
Events That Took Place On January 29th
26 Years AgoDuke Nukem 3DPC1996
24 Years AgoBiohazard 2 (Japan)
a.k.a. Resident Evil 2
PlayStation1998
21 Years AgoPhantasy Star OnlineDreamcast2001