On This Day in Game History

Games released on February 23 over the past 40+ years of the game industry. This list also includes game companies that had historical events on this date.

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1982 42 years ago

Wallbanger was released
DOS version (United States)

1989 35 years ago

Where in North Dakota is Carmen Sandiego? was released
Apple II version (United States)

1990 34 years ago

Nemesis was released
Game Boy version (Japan)
Kiteretsu Daihyakka was released
NES version (Japan)
Taikyoku Renju was released
Game Boy version (Japan)
Nishimura Kyōtarō Mystery: Hokutosei no Onna was released
TurboGrafx CD version (Japan)
Hisō Kihei X-Serd was released
TurboGrafx-16 version (Japan)
Code Name: Viper was released
NES version (Japan)

1991 33 years ago

Hole in One was released
SNES version (Japan)
Pop Breaker was released
Game Gear version (Japan)

1992 32 years ago

Galactix was released
Shareware v1.1 - DOS version (Worldwide)
Brain Games For Windows was released
Windows 3.x version (Worldwide)

1993 31 years ago

Bodyconquest II: Kyūseishu was released
TurboGrafx-16 version (Japan)

1995 29 years ago

Mario's Game Gallery was released
Windows version (United States)
XEvil was released
Linux version (Worldwide)

1996 28 years ago

Ryōri no Tetsujin: Kitchen Stadium Tour was released
SEGA Saturn version (Japan)
Blockids was released
PlayStation version (Japan)
Welcome House was released
PlayStation version (Japan)
Hyper Crazy Climber was released
PlayStation version (Japan)
Advanced Power Dolls 2 was released
PC-98 version (Japan)
Royal Pro Wrestling: Jikkyō Live!! was released
3DO version (Japan)
Shadowrun was released
SEGA CD version (Japan)
Sea Bass Fishing was released
SEGA Saturn version (Japan)
Logic Puzzle Rainbow Town was released
SEGA Saturn version (Japan)
Front Mission: Gun Hazard was released
SNES version (Japan)
J.League Pro Soccer Club o Tsukurō! was released
SEGA Saturn version (Japan)
Omakase! Savers was released
SEGA Saturn version (Japan)
Tuned Heart was released
PC-98 version (Japan)
Hyper 3D Taisen Battle Gebockers was released
SEGA Saturn version (Japan)
Power Dolls FX was released
PC-FX version (Japan)

1997 27 years ago

Lomax ColTris was released
DOS version (Worldwide)

1998 26 years ago

Metal Slug 2: Super Vehicle - 001/II was released
Arcade version (Japan)

1999 25 years ago

Atari Interactive, Inc.

Hasbro Interactive signs agreement with The Tetris Company and Blue Planet Software to publish the next generation of Tetris (r) for PSX and PC. The new title will be "The Next Tetris".

2000 24 years ago

SimCity 64 was released
Nintendo 64 version (Japan)
Mario Artist: Talent Studio was released
Nintendo 64 version (Japan)

2001 23 years ago

LEGO Stunt Rally was released
Windows version (Japan)
VR1 Entertainment, Inc.

Pacific Century CyberWorks Japan K.K. announces to acquire the company for $38 million.

2003 21 years ago

JumpStart Advanced: Toddlers was released
Windows version (United States)

2004 20 years ago

BoxWorld was released
Commodore 64 version (Worldwide)
Akiko and Minami was released
v0.40 - DOS version (Worldwide)

2005 19 years ago

Astroseries was released
version 1.31 - Windows version (Worldwide)
Supergirl in We don't need another Hero was released
Windows version (Worldwide)
Last Half of Darkness: Shadows of the Servants was released
Windows version (United States)
Project: Snowblind was released
PlayStation 2 version (United States)

2006 18 years ago

Super Pocket Tennis was released
retail release - PSP version (Japan)
Star Wars: Empire at War was released
Windows version (Germany)
Separate Hearts was released
PlayStation 2 version (Japan)
Black was released
PlayStation 2 version (Spain)
Steel Beasts Pro (Personal Edition) was released
Digital release - Windows version (Other)
Namco Museum Vol. 2 was released
PSP version (Japan)
Crashday was released
Windows version (Germany)
Monster Kingdom: Jewel Summoner was released
PSP version (Japan)
Fantasy Earth Zero was released
Windows version (Japan)
Sonic Riders was released
PlayStation 2 version (Japan)
Top Gun was released
Nintendo DS version (Japan)
Samurai Champloo: Sidetracked was released
PlayStation 2 version (Japan)
Separate Hearts (Genteiban) was released
PlayStation 2 version (Japan)
Genso Suikoden V (Genteiban) was released
PlayStation 2 version (Japan)
Baten Kaitos: Origins was released
GameCube version (Japan)
War World: Tactical Combat was released
Version 1.09 - Windows version (United Kingdom)
Suikoden V was released
PlayStation 2 version (Japan)
Sangokushi DS was released
Nintendo DS version (Japan)
Makai Senki Disgaea 2 (Shokai Genteiban) was released
PlayStation 2 version (Japan)
Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories was released
PlayStation 2 version (Japan)
Reishiki Kanjō Sentōki 2 was released
PlayStation 2 version (Japan)
Suikoden I+II was released
PSP version (Japan)
Sega Ages 2500: Vol.25 - Gunstar Heroes: Treasure Box was released
PlayStation 2 version (Japan)
Kinnikuman: Muscle Generations was released
PSP version (Japan)

2007 17 years ago

Pandemic: Extinction of Man was released
Browser version (Worldwide)
TrackMania United (Limited First Edition) was released
Windows version (Germany)
9 Squared, Inc.

Spanish company LaNetro Zed acquires all of the MonsterMob group holdings, including 9 Squared.

The Show was released
Windows version (Germany)
Determinance was released
Windows version (Worldwide)
Battlestations: Midway was released
Windows version (Poland)
KAZooK was released
PSP version (France)
Powerplay Tennis was released
Nintendo DS version (United Kingdom)
Belief & Betrayal was released
Windows version (Germany)
Boxing Manager was released
Windows version (Germany)
Another World: 15th Anniversary Edition was released
Windows version (United Kingdom)
Ghost Rider was released
PlayStation 2 version (Germany)
Simon the Sorcerer 4: Chaos Happens was released
Windows version (Germany)
Infernal was released
Windows version (France)
Kawasaki Snowmobiles was released
Windows version (United Kingdom)
Kawasaki Quad Bikes was released
Windows version (United Kingdom)

2008 16 years ago

Blingster Battle was released
BREW version (Mexico)
Seven Minutes was released
Windows version (Worldwide)
Rnixa's Secret 2 was released
v2.1 - Windows version (Worldwide)

2009 15 years ago

Fitba was released
XNA Indie Games release - Xbox 360 version (Worldwide)
SlamIt Pinball: Big Score was released
Windows version (Worldwide)
3 Stars of Destiny was released
Windows version (Worldwide)
Onslaught was released
WiiWare release - Wii version (United States, Canada)
Abronium Party was released
XNA Indie release - Xbox 360 version (Worldwide)
Planet Crashmania 9,000,000 was released
XNA Indie Games release - Xbox 360 version (Worldwide)
Mania was released
XNA Indie Games release - Xbox 360 version (Worldwide)

2010 14 years ago

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing was released
Nintendo DS version (United States)
Remington: Great American Bird Hunt was released
retail release - Wii version (United States)
Handango, Inc.

Handango, Inc. is acquired by PocketGear.

Deadly Premonition was released
Xbox 360 version (United States, Canada)
Rock Band: HIM - Pack 01 was released
download release - Xbox 360 version (Worldwide)
Alice in Wonderland: An Adventure Beyond the Mirror was released
iPhone version (Worldwide)
Flower Daze was released
Browser version (Worldwide)
PocketGear, Inc.

PocketGear acquires Handango

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing was released
Xbox 360 version (United States)
Art of Murder: Cards of Destiny was released
Windows version (United States)
Metal Slug XX was released
PSP version (United States, Canada)
Dizzypad - Frog Jump Fun was released
iPhone version (Worldwide)
Arsenal of Democracy was released
Windows version (Worldwide)
Yu-Gi-Oh!: 5D's World Championship 2010 - Reverse of Arcadia was released
Nintendo DS version (United States)
Hello Kitty: Birthday Adventures was released
Nintendo DS version (United States)
Napoleon: Total War was released
Windows version (United States)
Warner Bros. Inc.

The company announces to have acquired a majority stake in the development studio Rocksteady Studios Ltd.

Rocksteady Studios Ltd

Warner Bros. announces to have acquired a majority stake in the studio.

Triple Crown Championship Snowboarding was released
Wii version (United States)
Power Punch was released
retail release - Wii version (United States, Canada, Mexico)
Napoleon: Total War (Limited Edition) was released
Windows version (United States)
Klony 2010 was released
Atari 8-bit version (Worldwide)

2011 13 years ago

Arcane Brawlers was released
XNA Indie release - Xbox 360 version (Worldwide)
Nancy Drew Mobile Mysteries: Shadow Ranch was released
iPad version (Worldwide)
CreaVures was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Starry was released
Linux version (Worldwide)
Bejeweled: Blitz Live was released
XBLA release - Xbox 360 version (Worldwide)

2012 12 years ago

Masters of Constantinople was released
Browser version (Worldwide)
Phase D: Shirokage no Shō was released
PSP version (Japan)
Sharin no Kuni, Himawari no Shōjo (Genteiban) was released
PSP version (Japan)
The Binding of Isaac (Unholy Edition) was released
Macintosh version (Germany)
Wargame: European Escalation was released
Gamesload release - Windows version (Austria, Germany, Switzerland)
Hugo: Retro Mania was released
v1.0.7 (initial Google Play release) - Android version (Worldwide)
The Voices Games Ltd

The company is incorporated in Darlington (County Durham, United Kingdom)

Munch Time was released
Android version (Worldwide)
Zombie Tower Shooting Defense was released
initial release - iPad version (Worldwide)
Bus-Simulator 2012 was released
Simuwelt download release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Commando Defense was released
Browser version (Worldwide)
Box Pusher was released
download release - Nintendo DSi version (United States)
Towers N' Trolls was released
initial release - iPhone version (Worldwide)
The iDOLM@STER: Gravure for You! - Vol. 5 was released
PlayStation 3 version (Japan)
Touch, Shiyo!: Love Application was released
PlayStation 3 version (Japan)
Nendoroid Generation was released
retail release - PSP version (Japan)
Touch, Shiyo!: Love Application (Genteiban) was released
PlayStation 3 version (Japan)
Tales of the Heroes: Twin Brave was released
PSP version (Japan)
SpaceOff was released
v1.0 (initial release) - iPhone version (Worldwide)
2 Fast 4 Gnomz was released
download release - Wii version (United States)
Retro Racing was released
initial release - iPad version (Worldwide)
Neoteria was released
initial Android Market release - Android version (Worldwide)

2013 11 years ago

Speed Kills was released
v1.0 (initial release) - iPad version (Worldwide)
Bit Ate Bit

Company announced

The Royal Trap: The Confines of the Crown was released
Hanako Games download release - Windows version (Worldwide)

2014 10 years ago

I am Giraffe was released
initial release - Android version (Worldwide)

2015 9 years ago

Stephen Karsch was released
Browser version (Worldwide)
Night Shift was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
On My Own was released
Early Access version (Steam release) - Linux version (Worldwide)
Tomeling in Trouble was released
v1.2 - Android version (Worldwide)
Trash TV was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)

2016 8 years ago

Car Factory Parking was released
v1.0 (initial release) - iPad version (Worldwide)
Rocksmith: All-new 2014 Edition - My Chemical Romance Song Pack II was released
download release - PlayStation 3 version (United States)
Far Cry: Primal was released
PSN release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)
Whack Your Boss with Super Power was released
v0.1 (initial Google Play release) - Android version (Worldwide)
The Walking Dead: Michonne - Episode 1: In Too Deep was released
v1.0 (initial release) - iPad version (Worldwide)
Mega Man: Legacy Collection (Collector's Edition) was released
Nintendo 3DS version (United States)
The Walking Dead: Michonne was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Hitman GO: Definitive Edition was released
Steam release - Linux version (Worldwide)
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 (Deluxe Edition) was released
download release - Xbox One version (Worldwide)
Mega Man: Legacy Collection (Special Edition) was released
Amazon exclusive - Xbox One version (United States)
Spell Blitz was released
initial release - iPad version (Worldwide)
Nodes of Yesod: 30th Anniversary Edition was released
initial release - tvOS version (Worldwide)
Evolve (Ultimate Edition) was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)
Delicious: Emily's Cook & Go was released
v1.0 (initial release) - iPad version (Worldwide)
Danger Dodgers was released
v1.0.0 (initial release) - iPad version (Worldwide)
Alone in Space was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Plants vs. Zombies: GW2 was released
download release - Xbox One version (Worldwide)
Far Cry: Primal (Collector's Edition) was released
PlayStation 4 version (Belgium, Denmark, Finland, The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden)
Ninja Senki DX was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)
Far Cry: Primal - Apex Edition was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)

2017 7 years ago

NieR: Automata was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (Japan)
Vive le Roi was released
Steam release - Macintosh version (Worldwide)
Super Robot Wars V was released
download release - PS Vita version (Japan)
You, with Me was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (Japan)
Island was released
download release - PS Vita version (Japan)
Drop Hunt was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
CropDuster Supreme was released
Steam release - Linux version (Worldwide)
Senran Kagura: Estival Versus x Dead or Alive: Xtreme 3 - Senran Kagura 2nd Collaboration Swimsuit Set was released
download release - PS Vita version (Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan)
Lost Grimoires 2: Shard of Mystery was released
Google Play release (v1.0) - Android version (Worldwide)
Eternal Return was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Nevrosa: Prelude was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Shadows of Adam was released
Steam release - Macintosh version (Worldwide)
holt was released
itch.io release - Browser version (Worldwide)
Placards was released
download release - Wii U version (United States)
forma.8 was released
Steam release - Macintosh version (Worldwide)
MouseBot was released
initial Amazon release - Android version (Worldwide)
Maze Break was released
download release - Wii U version (United States)
Left-Right: The Mansion was released
initial release - iPhone version (Worldwide)
Dye was released
Steam release - Linux version (Worldwide)
Robot Soccer Challenge was released
Early Access version (Steam release) - Windows version (Worldwide)
Hidden & Dangerous: Action Pack was released
GOG.com release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Tavern Guardians was released
v1.0 (initial release) - iPad version (Worldwide)
Dark Parables: Requiem for the Forgotten Shadow (Collector's Edition) was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Go! Go! Kokopolo 3D: Space Recipe for Disaster was released
download release - Nintendo 3DS version (United States)
Runt of the Litter was released
iPad version (Worldwide)
Hinadan was released
initial release - iPhone version (Worldwide)
Four Last Things was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
School of Talent: SUZU-ROUTE was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Chuckie Egg 2017 was released
initial release - iPhone version (Worldwide)

2018 6 years ago

CityLights: San Francisco was released
initial release - iPhone version (Worldwide)
Harvest Seasons was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
The Far Kingdoms: Awakening Solitaire was released
Big Fish Games release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Hunt Down the Freeman was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet - Season Pass was released
download release - Xbox One version (Worldwide)
Restless Spirit was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)
Tren0 was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Pure Pool: Snooker Bundle was released
download release - Xbox One version (Worldwide)
Runventure was released
v1.0.2 - iPad version (Worldwide)
Ice Cream Factory was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Tower Bombarde was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Tale of Toast was released
Early Access version (Steam release) - Windows version (Worldwide)
Grim Tales: The Time Traveler was released
Big Fish Games release - Macintosh version (Worldwide)
A Fine Mess was released
Steam release - Macintosh version (Worldwide)
Armored Animals: H1N1z was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Yume Nikki: Dream Diary was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Kingdom of Blades was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Bytepath was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Konrad the Kitten was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)
Escape the Pacific was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet (Collector's Edition) was released
PlayStation 4 version (Finland, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom)
Mount Your Friends 3D was released
Steam release - Macintosh version (Worldwide)
Debtor was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Runefall was released
Blacknut version (Worldwide)
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)
Past Cure was released
retail release - PlayStation 4 version (Belgium, The Netherlands)
This Is Not a Jumping Game was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Mike Dies was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Earthworms was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet (Deluxe Edition) was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
The Binding Of YOU was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Twin Robots: Ultimate Edition was released
download release - Nintendo Switch version (United States, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom)
Rainbow Dash was released
initial Google Play release - Android version (Worldwide)

2019 5 years ago

UORiS DX was released
v1.0 (initial release) - iPad version (Worldwide)
PuppetShow: Porcelain Smile (Collector's Edition) was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)

2020 4 years ago

Uniseas was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)

2021 3 years ago

Taxi Chaos was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)
Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos was released
download release - Nintendo Switch version (United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom)
Collapse: A Political Simulator was released
Steam release - Macintosh version (Worldwide)
Johnny Bonasera: Full Season was released
download release - Nintendo Switch version (United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom)
Top Truck Driver was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Josh Journey: Darkness Totems was released
Early Access version (Steam release) - Windows version (Worldwide)
Titan Chaser was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Paintings Jigsaw Puzzles was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Devil Edge was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Commandos Pro Simulator was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Bakery Master was released
download release - Nintendo Switch version (United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom)
Horned Knight was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)
Pixel Puzzles: Illustrations & Anime was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Blastful was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)

2022 2 years ago

Final Fantasy VI was released
v1.0.1 (initial Google Play release) - Android version (Worldwide)
Run Away SkyDancer was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Remorse: The List was released
download release - Nintendo Switch version (United States, Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, The Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom)
Vacuum Ball was released
Steam release - Linux version (Worldwide)
Mystery Solitaire: The Black Raven 2 was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Sudocats was released
GOG.com release - Windows version (Worldwide)
MegaFactory Titan was released
Early Access version (Steam release) - Windows version (Worldwide)
Edge of Eternity was released
Ubitus GameCloud streaming version (download release) - Nintendo Switch version (United States, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom)
The World According to Girl was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)

2023 1 years ago

Company of Heroes 3 (Digital Premium Edition) was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Red List Girls: Andean Flamingo was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Sons of the Forest was released
Early Access version (Steam release) - Windows version (Worldwide)
ghostpia: Season One was released
download release - Nintendo Switch version (Japan)
Grim Guardians: Demon Purge was released
download release - PlayStation 5 version (United States)
Behaviour Interactive, Inc.

Behaviour Interactive acquires development studio SockMonkey Studios.

Remembering/Not Remembering Sin was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Arcade Paradise: Coin-Op Pack 2 was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)
Company of Heroes 3 (Premium Edition) was released
Windows version (Austria, Germany, Switzerland)
Clive 'N' Wrench was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Catan: Console Edition was released
download release - Xbox Series version (United States)
Blood Bowl III was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United States)
Papaye Bang Bang VR was released
Quest version (Worldwide)
Company of Heroes 3 was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Aces & Adventures was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
Chef Life: A Restaurant Simulator was released
download release - PlayStation 4 version (United Kingdom)
Raiden III x Mikado Maniax was released
retail release - Nintendo Switch version (Japan)
Company of Heroes 3 (Launch Edition) was released
Steam release - Windows version (Worldwide)
The Crimson Flower that Divides: Lunar Coupling was released
Nintendo Switch version (United States)

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