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 May 15th
57 Years AgoKatsuya EguchiBirth of Katsuya EguchiDesigner
Director
Producer
1965
35 Years AgoSuper Mario Bros BoxSuper Mario Bros. (Europe)Nintendo Entertainment System1987
24 Years AgoClayFighter Scultor's Cut
Rental Exclusive
Nintendo 641998
16 Years AgoNew Super Mario Bros BoxNew Super Mario Bros.Nintendo DS2006
15 Years AgoResident Evil 4 BoxResident Evil 4PC2007
Events That Took Place On May 16th
5 Years AgoInjustice 2PlayStation 4
Xbox One
2017
3 Years AgoCastlevania Anniversary CollectionNintendo Switch
PlayStation 4
2019
Events That Took Place On May 17th
31 Years AgoSuper Bases Loaded (Japan)Super Famicom1991
11 Years AgoL.A. NoirePlayStation 3
Xbox 360
2011
11 Years AgoThe Witcher 2 BoxThe Witcher 2: Assassins of KingsPC2011
Events That Took Place On May 18th
23 Years AgoStar Wars Episode I Racer BoxStar Wars Episode I: RacerNintendo 641999
13 Years AgoPunch-Out!! BoxPunch-Out!!Wii2009
12 Years AgoAlan WakeXbox 3602010
12 Years AgoRed Dead RedemptionPlayStation 3
Xbox 360
2010
Events That Took Place On May 19th
33 Years AgoBaseball Stars Famicom BoxBaseball Stars (Japan)Famicom1989
33 Years AgoSuper Monaco GP Arcade Cabinet Upright Side ViewSuper Monaco GP (Japan)Arcade1989
7 Years AgoThe Witcher 3 BoxThe Witcher 3: Wild HuntPlayStation 4
Xbox One
PC
2015
5 Years AgoFire Emblem Echoes Shadows of Valentia BoxFire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia3DS2017
Events That Took Place On May 20th
37 Years AgoNintendo filed counterclaim against
Universal Studios for legal fees in Donkey Kong lawsuit
Court ruled in favour of Nintendo
& Unversial had to pay $1.8 million in damages
1985
28 Years AgoAlien vs. PredatorArcade1994
19 Years AgoEvil Dead: A Fistful of BoomstickPlayStation 22003
Events That Took Place On May 21st
20 Years AgoGrand Theft Auto IIIPC2002
9 Years AgoResident Evil: RevelationsPlayStation 3
Wii U
Xbox 360
2013