Can Nintendo convince the world that its new console is a console, not just a beefed-up portable?
From concept to software, Nintendo's new console hits all the right notes for at least one USgamer writer.
How Konami created a new and different Castlevania by building on, and creating contrast to, what had come before.
2017 in Preview: The final days of 3DS and Vita herald the end of an entire way of gaming.
The first entry in a new weekly column kicks things off by exploring the inner workings of a video game classic.
A new reissue of Yoshitaka Azuma's groundbreaking shoot-em-up score serves as a reminder of its brilliance more than two decades after its debut.
2016 IN REVIEW: The year's roster of excellent import role-playing options suggest rumors of the genre's death have been somewhat premature.
Let's talk about what's in store for USG in 2017, shall we?
2016 IN REVIEW: As triple-A game design grinds to a stagnant halt, the unexpected return of mid-budget console software keeps things lively, if flawed.
It may not be an HD remaster, but this best-of music compilation offers a satisfying way to revisit BioWare's RPG hit.
Fumito Ueda's greatest creation is the creature Trico, not the bog-standard adventure it stars in.
Yeah, the new level-design tool port definitely has some serious shortcomings. Fortunately, we can think of a few easy fixes.
Jeremy explores one of classic gaming's most popular and iconic audio formats (as seen on TV, via SEGA Genesis!).
A sincere heart beats within this adventure, but being a video game is as much its undoing as its strength.
Speculating on lineups for Nintendo mini-consoles venturing beyond the tired realm of 8-bit gaming.
UPDATED 11/30! We're rounding up and reviewing all the essentials for your tiny Nintendo console. Latest: A carrying case, and a fix for a promising controller.
Nintendo breaks its trend of disappointing Wii U-to-3DS downconversions by totally revamping the wrapper for its level-design tool kit.
A look at the dicey boom-era games of ’80s Japan and the vanished studios that made them.
20 years ago, no one cared about SNES RPG EarthBound. Now it's a cottage industry, emblematic of the medium's continued maturation.
A decade of lamentations for a potentially brilliant service that never quite lived up to its promise.
Pokémon Sun and Moon dishes out plenty of sun, surf, and fun for Pokémon fans.
UPDATED 11/16! Need a longer controller cord? A carrying case? We're rounding up and reviewing all the essentials for your tiny Nintendo console.
Why Nintendo keeps partying like it's 1985... and 1996... and 2006.
Early details about about FFXV's endgame have emerged, to much consternation.
Who could have guessed a week ago how precious the dream of civil civic government would become?
Nintendo's mini-NES seems likely to be a hit... and the first in a long line of inexpensive standalone retro consoles.
Our latest classic games podcast collapses into itself in singularity of oldness.
Fully updated! Your questions about Nintendo's new mini-console — answered!
Nintendo's mini-NES isn't the ultimate 8-bit experience, but it delivers ample quality for a reasonable price.