2013 in video gaming
Major Releases[edit | edit source]
- PlayStation 4 released on November 15 (NA) AND November 29 (EU).
- Xbox One released on November 22 (NA) & (EU).
Notable Game Releases[edit | edit source]
- The Last of Us on PlayStation 3
- Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
- DMC: Devil May Cry on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
- Dead Space 3 on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
- Aliens: Colonial Marines on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
- Crysis 3 on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
- SimCity on Microsoft Windows
- Tomb Raider on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
- Resident Evil 6 on Microsoft Windows
- BioShock Infinite on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
- Guacamelee! on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita
- Injustice: Gods Among Us on numerous
- Dead Island: Riptide on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
- Animal Crossing: New Leaf on Nintendo 3DS
- Dota 2 on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux
- Pikmin 3 on Wii U
- Mario & Luigi: Dream Team on Nintendo 3DS
- Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U
- Saints Row IV on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3
- Disney Infinity on numerous
- ARMA 3 on Microsoft Windows
- The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD on Wii U
- Beyond: Two Souls on PlayStation 3
- Batman: Arkham Origins on Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii U
- Call of Duty: Ghosts on Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii U
- FIFA 14 on numerous
Major Events[edit | edit source]
- February 20 – February 22 Sony's eighth generation console PlayStation 4 (PS4) reveal held at New York City, New York.
- March 22 – March 24 PAX East 2013 held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
- March 23 – March 25 Midwest Gaming Classic 2013 held at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel in Brookfield, Wisconsin.
- March 25 – March 29 Game Developers Conference 2013 held in San Francisco, California.
- May 21 – May 23 Microsoft's eighth generation console Xbox One reveal held at Microsoft Redmond Campus, Washington.
- June 11 – June 13 E3 2013 was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
- June 22 – June 23 Rezzed 2013 was held at the NEC Birmingham.
- July 18 – July 21 SDCC 2013 was held at the San Diego Convention Center.
- July 19 – July 22 PAX Australia 2013 was held at the Melbourne Showgrounds.
- August 1 – August 4 QuakeCon 2013: The massive annual LAN party held in Dallas, Texas.
- August 7 – August 11 The International 2013 DOTA 2 Championships held in Seattle, Washington.
- August 22 – August 25 GamesCom 2013 held in Cologne, Germany.
- August 30 – September 2 PAX Prime 2013 held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.
- September 19 – September 22 Tokyo Game Show 2013 at the Makuhari Messe in Tokyo.
- September 26 – September 29 Eurogamer Expo 2013 held in Earls Court, London.
- October 3 – October 6 Indiecade 2013 festival held in Culver City, California.
- October 4 – October 7 EB Games Expo 2013 held at the Sydney Showground in Sydney Olympic Park, New South Wales.
- October 25 – October 27 Games Week 2013 held in Milan, Italy.
- October 30 – November 3 Paris Games Week 2013 held in Paris, France.
- November 8 – November 9 BlizzCon 2013 held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.
Video game releases[edit | edit source]
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Hardware releases[edit | edit source]
|IQue Player||November 17, 2013||Home Console||China|
|Nintendo 2DS||October 12, 2013||Handheld||Australia|
|Nintendo 2DS||October 12, 2013||Handheld||Europe|
|Nintendo 2DS||December, 2013||Handheld||South Korea|
|Nintendo 2DS||October 12, 2013||Handheld||North America|
|Wii Mini||March 22, 2013||Home Console||United Kingdom|
|Wii Mini||November 17, 2013||Home Console||United States|
|Xbox One||November 22, 2013||Home Console||Europe|
|Xbox One||November 22, 2013||Home Console||North America|