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2021’S BIGGEST GAMING ANNIVERSARIES

With 2020 in the rearview mirror, there’s plenty to celebrate in the new year. From Donkey Kong to Overwatch, several beloved titles have notable birthdays this year.

Here’s a look at the major video game anniversaries coming in 2021.

February

Street Fighter 2, 30 years, Feb. 6
The Legend of Zelda, 35 years, Feb. 21
Stardew Valley, 5 years, Feb. 26
Pokemon, 25 years, Feb. 27

March

Dragon Age 2, 10 years, March 8
Super Mario RPG, 25 years, March 9
Elder Scrolls Oblivion, 15 years, March 20
Resident Evil, 25 years, March 22

April

Animal Crossing, 20 years, April 14

May

Overwatch, 5 years, May 24
Dragon Quest, 35 years, May 27

June

Sonic the Hedgehog, 30 years, June 23

July

Pokemon Go, 5 years, July 6
Donkey Kong, 40 years, July 31

August

Super Mario World, 30 years, Aug. 23

September

Crash Bandicoot, 25 years, Sept. 9
Luigi’s Mansion, 20 years, Sept. 14

October

Tomb Raider, 25 years, Oct. 25

November

Elder Scrolls Skyrim, 10 years, Nov. 11
Halo, 20 years, Nov. 15

December

Yoshi, 30 years, Dec. 14

 

Photo courtesy of SEGA

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