STARTING SCREEN | Pokemon doesn't need to be an MMORPG, but it could sure learn a few lessons from the genre.
STARTING SCREEN | Like any forever-teenager, Sonic tries to fool us into thinking he has everything figured out, but he knows nothing. That's OK, though.
STARTING SCREEN | The Xbox One X is out tomorrow, but we wonder who it's even supposed to be for.
STARTING SCREEN | Why Mario's delightful new world is so special.
STARTING SCREEN | On the sudden end of a long-standing gaming community.
STARTING SCREEN | One of gaming's oldest design tropes is also its laziest.
STARTING SCREEN | Beneath the weirdness of experiencing a console family for the first time, past its prime.
STARTING SCREEN | This game's 20 years old and I'm learning new junk about it every day.
STARTING SCREEN | Paying tribute to Nintendo's creative peak. Plus: A mini-review of Star Trek: Discovery, the Switch's true killer app, and more.
STARTING SCREEN | Love, hope, friends, and dimension-sized enemies that induce madness.
Plastic tags, glass booths, catalogue shopping ... ahh, those were the days. Hey, get those grubby Angry Birds sneakers off my lawn you little punk.
STARTING SCREEN | Hey, Square Enix and Sega, you don't have to be afraid of the PC.
STARTING SCREEN | Trying to sort out a new way of thinking about games.
STARTING SCREEN | Hiding in plain sight.
STARTING SCREEN | Or any other strategy game for that matter.
STARTING SCREEN | The Sonic comic is dead. Long live the Sonic comic. Plus, Mega Man X music, Ready Player One trailer reactions, and strange things are afoot in Scarborough, Ontario.
STARTING SCREEN | A eulogy for the Godfather of the Dead. Plus Mike's Media Minute, game music, and all the rest for the upcoming week in gaming.
STARTING SCREEN | Since the topic was brought up this weekend, let's talk about video game reviews!
STARTING SCREEN | Friends don't let friends go to Dave & Buster's. But we went anyway.
STARTING SCREEN | The Witcher 3 continues to surprise me with every return, even years after its release.
STARTING SCREEN | This place is freakin' me out, maaaan!
STARTING SCREEN | Superheroes dominate the movie screen, but they almost never star in big-budget games. Why?
STARTING SCREEN | Some look down upon the remaster or re-release, but it's really just a chance to revisit an old friend or make a new one.
STARTING SCREEN | There's too many games and not enough time.
STARTING SCREEN | Sometimes a real controller can make all the difference. Plus: Hail to the Hungry Crab, 7th Saga, and a new addition to the USgamer team!
Why Nintendo's racer is more important than your typical next-gen port. Plus: Morrowind's 15th anniversary, American Gods, and more!
Strong sales belie the franchise's creative rot.
Indie developers love sprites, but each studio has a unique thumbprint that keeps the retro style fresh. Plus: Fate of the Furious wins the box office, there's a cat in Kowloon Walled City, and C-C-Chip 'n Dale's music rocks.
The PS4 Pro and Scorpio are obscuring some of the traditional benefits of owning a console. Plus: Trails of Cold Steel, X-Men, and all your favorites from the crew of USgamer.
Collector's Editions are the perfect winning scenario for publishers. Plus: Japanese April Fools Jokes, more obscure RPGs, and all the rest.