When Is National Video Games Day?


National Video Games Day is on the 12th of September with 4,855 tweets.

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Is It Video Games Day Today?

It's Video Games day on the 12th of September.

Video Games Day' is by our calculation on: September the 12th. The first time we detected Video Games Day was the 8th of July 2015 and the most recent detection of references to Video Games Day was 3 days, 15 hours ago.

We're now tracking the sentiment around every mention of Video Games day to show how people feel about Video Games. See if people like Video Games here.
We're detecting how Video Games affects other things more widely than just being a celebrated day. See how Video Games affects company share prices.

There were many celebrations relating to national holdiays written about on social media that our algorithms picked up, on the 12th of September. In total we detected 87 total unique days being shared such as Video Game Day which had 1,982 people talking about it, or Video Games Day having 1,519 tweets. A random sample of which are shown below.


National days on the 12th of September

National Video Games Day, on the 12th of September

How Is The Date For Video Games Day Calculated?

The day shown for 'National Video Games Day' is based off how much chitter-chatter and buzz there was on Sept. 12, 2016 across social media making references to 'Video Games Day'. Our algorithms examine all of the references to National Days across social media and updates whatnationaldayisit.com hourly, with our homepage displaying the current national day, including others such as: Chocolate Milkshake, Milkshake or Anthem On A Day. This crowdsourcing of data method to assess the National Video Games Day date is used as opposed to being connected with any Government sacntioned lists :D Hurrah for democracy by concensus!


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Can I Register Video Games Day?

We don't have an international authority or governmental remit to declare any officially celebrated "national Video Games day". We only aim to programatically reflect what 'National Day' it is based of what The Internet Says It Is. We believe this is much more fun as it reflects the nature of how the most amusing / interesting national days are often created organically and grow based off popular social trends and sharing, as such we don't add new days to our database unless they are organically observed on social media.


Is it National Video Games Day Everywhere?

Yes? No.. Sort of | Maybe ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

What's really intersting is how whilst some National Days like National Daughters Day are seemingly celebrated internationally irrespective of geography, some very popular days (That often become the No. 1 National Day on our homepage) are in fact locally very specific and are offical holidays celebrated on a Country's national calendar. Take National Rambutan Day for instance, Rambutan is a popular Souteast Asian fruit and not seen so much in the UK, Europe or the USA. Some regionally specific trends subsequently become immensely popular internationally and worldwide, partly fuelled by widely shared 'National Days', National Pabebe Wave Day being one such example.

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Hang On, It Was National Video Games Day Already This Year..!?

Yes, this is strangely enough entirely possible. The date shown for National Video Games Day can change, if for instance several hundred people tweeted about Video Games Day in early April, then in May a few thousand people tweeted about Video Games day, then the date shown for National Video Games Day, could come up twice :D

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