- Travel between worlds, go for the gold, save a magical kingdom from an old foe, and run the farm in the month's notable video game releases for currently available video game systems.
- Every Wednesday, News 4 This Morning takes a look at an assortment of the stories from our show that viewers and readers are talking about on our webchannel and related social media.
- Before the Super Nintendo and before the Sega Genesis, the first 16-bit video game system available to consumers was the PC Engine (later sold in the US as the TurboGrafx-16) and it launched on this day in 1987.
- Earlier in 2013, a typhoon named Phailin made landfall in India. While damaging and deadly to some, a previous tropical system was much more so in the same region on this day in 1999.