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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater's Warehouse Level Still Holds Up 21 Years Later in New Remake's Demo

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is shaping up to be good, thankfully.

Neither the Xbox Series X or PS5 Are Really Ready for This Holiday

Halo Infinite is gone, but it's not like the Xbox Series X had an amazing launch line-up with 343's shooter onboard.

Xbox’s Confusing Names Won’t Matter in the Long Run

If you're worried about customers dealing with Xbox One X, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S, don't worry. They're already clueless.

Xbox Series X Will Launch This November, Without Halo Infinite

Microsoft's big next-gen console has a window, but won't have Halo at launch.

Latest News

Some Rocket League Cosmetics, Like the Mario Cars, Can't Move Between Platforms

Any pop-culture crossover or console exclusive will stay tied to where you got it.

Control's Free Next-Gen Upgrade Will Be Limited to the Ultimate Edition

If you've already explored the FBC on Xbox One or PS4, you're out of luck.

Sam Fisher's Rainbow Six Siege Reveal Is Testing the Patience of Splinter Cell Fans

He's got a show on the way and is popping up in yet another game—but not as its star.

Halo Infinite Is Missing Xbox Series X's Launch

343 says "it is not sustainable" for the team or good for the game itself to release in 2020.

GTA Online's Huge New Update Brings Back Rockstar's Best Minigame

Red Dead players got the Naturalist role. GTA players get tons of stuff, plus Qub3d.

Latest Articles

How Blaseball Became a Collaborative Sports League of Peanuts and Hellfire

A surreal sports sim rose from the ashes of sports. Now we can't get enough.

Axe of the Blood God: The Nintendo DS's Remarkable RPG Legacy

The World Ends With You, Dragon Quest 9, and other RPGs helped carry Japanese gaming through a difficult period.

What's the Best Controller of All Time?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's look back on good game controllers.

Why Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island Was Fated to Be Overlooked Despite Its Brilliance

Yoshi's Island is a top-tier Super Mario game, but bad timing and bad advertising caused a lot of people to miss out the first time around.

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Review: Falling With Style

The latest viral hit is actually pretty fun—if you can weather its prolific server issues.

Horizon Zero Dawn Still Shines on PC Despite a Port That Trails Behind Death Stranding

Horizon Zero Dawn is on PC, good. The port isn't as tight as it could be, bad.

Branching Narratives is Joined by Brenda Romero For Its Final Episode

We wrap our series of interviews with gaming's greatest with pioneering developer Brenda Romero.

After 9 Hours, Marvel's Avengers Spends a Lot of Time Fighting Itself

The strengths and weaknesses of Marvel's Avengers come to blows as entropy closes in.

Starting Screen is our weekly column featuring news, commentary, and music to help you get over your case of the Mondays.

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Starting Screen | There Shouldn't be a New Call of Duty in 2020

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone is getting its new season this week, but all eyes are on what's next for the series.

Starting Screen | StarCraft Deserves Better

On its 10th anniversary, the future of Blizzard's flagship RTS is uncertain. It shouldn't be.

Starting Screen | It's a Critical Week for the Future of Halo

Halo Infinite is finally being revealed this week. Will it be good enough to return to gaming's top echelons?

Latest Reviews

Gundam Extreme Vs. Maxi Boost On Review: Just Communication

Bandai Namco's arcade port is an odd but wonderful anachronism.

Othercide Review: My Immortal

A tactics game that taps into our inner goth rock fan.

Apex Legends 2020 Review: Still in the Ring

With cross-play and a Switch launch looming, now feels like a fine time for a reevaluation.

Carrion Review: All-Consuming Carnage

It's the monster's time to shine.

Necrobarista Review: Death, Stranded

Is one life ever enough?

Panzer Paladin Review: A Lovable Retro Hero Rolls to the Rescue

Inside every great robot hero, there's a tiny robot woman with a big whip.

Rocket Arena Review: A Fleeting Blast From the Past

First Strike Games's new arena shooter is briefly delightful, but it's unlikely to have much staying power.

Paper Mario: The Origami King Review: Know When to Fold 'Em

Mario's latest action-adventure game won't give you paper cuts.

Podcast

Axe of the Blood God: The Nintendo DS's Remarkable RPG Legacy

The World Ends With You, Dragon Quest 9, and other RPGs helped carry Japanese gaming through a difficult period.

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Ghost of Tsushima

The 10 Gaming Trends That Need to Die on Next-Gen Consoles

The USG team has come together to talk smack about the trends we can't stand as we look ahead to the PS5 and Xbox Series X.

Ghost of Tsushima Players Take Over 1.5 Million Photos Every Day

Pretty incredible statistics for a great photo mode.

Yakuza Series Boss Heaps Praise Upon Ghost of Tsushima

Toshihiro Nagoshi says Ghost of Tsushima was so good that Japan should've made it.

Ghost of Tsushima Patch Expands Its Difficulty Range With Harder and Easier Options

Sucker Punch aims to help out the low and high end of Ghost of Tsushima players.

What We Want From a Ghost of Tsushima Sequel

Sucker Punch will probably revisit its ode to samurai culture, but should it?

Ghost of Tsushima Pretty Much Sums Up This Generation

Sucker Punch's open-world samurai game exemplifies a generation that's more about "what works" than genuine ambition.

Long Reads

FIFA 21's Battle With Lag, And What EA Has to Say About Other Longstanding Gameplay Problems

"FIFA 21 is the most responsive game we've ever made," EA says.

Traces of Beta Yoshi's Genetic Material Can Still be Found in Super Mario World

The Nintendo Gigaleak reminds us immortality through our offspring is possible. (And potentially disturbing.)

USG Game of the Month: Necrobarista Is an Electric Story About Letting Go

Our Game of the Month for July 2020 is a moving tale at the edge of the afterlife.

StarCraft 2's Rollercoaster Decade, As Remembered By Its Developers

Reflections on StarCraft 2's early success, the impact of free-to-play, and what Blizzard might have done differently.

Don't Call Fight Crab Another "Gag Game"

We chat with the developer behind Fight Crab, a crustacean-led, physics-heavy fighting game.

Grounded is Off to a Good Start, And Game Pass Gives It Room to Grow

Obsidian Entertainment's survival game has a chance to survive in a crowded genre.

One Year Later, Fire Emblem: Three Houses's Very Horny Community Endures

Here's to you, erotic and non-erotic artists.

USgamer Roundtable: Which Next-Gen Console Looks Stronger Right Now, PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X?

The USgamer team gathers round to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Xbox Series X and PS5.

Retro

More Nintendo Gigaleak Details Reveal Link's Awakening's Links to the Past

A newly-found map shows us how Link's Awakening links up to A Link to the Past in surprising ways.

New "Gigaleak" of Nintendo Prototypes and Source Code Is a Huge Deal - Here's Why

This is a massive look into older Nintendo development.

The Analogue Pocket Won't Save Our Souls Until 2021, but Pre-Orders Will Go Live Next Week

There's some new details on the slick-looking handheld, but its release is now a bit far off.

Role Playing Games

New Cyberpunk 2077 Map Shows Gang Turf Within Night City

From the World of Cyberpunk 2077 book.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Hits 5 Million Copies Sold

Final Fantasy 7 Remake was a Midgar-anteed money-maker for Square Enix.

Xbox Game Pass Deal Saved One Indie From "Bootstrapping" Through Development

One indie dev shares their experience with Xbox's subscription service.

Cyberpunk 2077 Is Having Another Night City Wire Showcase Next Week

Time to learn about lifepaths, weapons, and more.

Shin Megami Tensei 5 Might Launch By End of March 2021, According to Sega

This is merely a projection for the company, though.

Baldur's Gate 3's Early Access Launch Will Miss August, but It's "Just Around the Corner"

A release date and more will be revealed at this month's "Panel From Hell."

Blizzard Employees Share Salary Details Amid Ongoing Pay Dispute

Employees shared stories of reportedly avoiding meals to make rent.

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