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WoW Lives at the Endgame, FF14 Lives in the Journey

Blizzard and Square Enix take two different paths on the same road.

Baldur's Gate 3 Players Keep Finding New, Inventive Uses For Gravity

Pushing the limits of Baldur's Gate 3's physics never gets old.

The Curious Case of Whether You Can Play PT on the PS5

The situation surrounding PT's next-gen hopes is, suitably, murky.

Amnesia: Rebirth Review: A Different Kind of Horror

Terror and catharsis intermingle in this superb sequel to a horror classic.

Latest News

AOC's Among Us Twitch Stream Pulls In Over 400,000 Viewers

Her Twitch channel's debut was a pretty big one.

NBA 2K21's Unskippable Pre-Game Ads Were a Mistake, 2K Says

It doesn't sound like ads are necessarily going away, but 2K promises the issue "will be fixed in future episodes."

A 64-Player Pac-Man Battle Royale Is Launching Exclusively on Stadia

There's a free demo out now if you're down to try out Google's streaming service.

Frost Giant Studios Is Another New Team Formed by Ex-Blizzard Employees

The founders of Frost Giant hope to make an RTS that'll resonate with a wide audience.

Luigi is Real in Super Mario Bros. 35

Play as Luigi in Super Mario Bros. 35. (Or wear his skin, whatever.)

Assassin's Creed Valhalla's DLC Roadmap Includes Trips to Ireland and France

Valhalla's Vikings set their sights on two new lands for future expansions.

Latest Articles

Evil Genius 2 is the Original's Blueprint Pulled in the Modern Age

Sixteen years later, Rebellion is focusing on getting Evil Genius right.

Starting Screen | We've Already Forgotten What Real Console Wars Looked Like

In the olden days, game companies would sooner shank each other than put exclusives on each other's consoles.

Axe of the Blood God: A Closer Look at Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Plus, we let our imaginations run wild in this week's episode of the RPG podcast.

Avengers Proves That Roadmaps Don't Always Survive Contact With Reality

A roadmap isn't much more than a promise a studio hopes to keep.

What's Your Favorite Console Boot-Up Sequence?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | From GameCube to Game Boy, we're admiring all the ways our games start.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Hands-On: Getting My Scorpion On, As Ubisoft Rethinks Loot and Leveling

With another demo, we pick at the depths of Assassin's Creed Valhalla.

Oculus Quest 2 Review: Not Quite the Perfect VR On-Ramp

The Oculus Quest beef up and slims down, but not every cut is a worthwhile one. Nor is every addition.

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Starting Screen | Starting Screen | Blaseball Just Had Its Most Bonkers Playoffs Yet

The cultural event of Blaseball only continues to escalate.

Starting Screen | No One Knows Where the Next Big Game Will Come From

Publishers, developers, journalists, influencers; we're all just guessing.

Starting Screen | Xbox Series X's Seamless Transition Shows Why Backward Compatibility Matters

Console owners will soon get a taste of what PC owners have enjoyed for a very long time now.

Latest Reviews

FIFA 21 Review: One Final Shot

EA's soccer franchise tries to score one more goal before full-time is called on the current console generation.

Star Wars: Squadrons Review: The X-Wing Strikes Back

A long lost genre makes a triumphant return.

Super Mario 3D All-Stars Review: Familiar Roads Still Lead to the Stars

Super Mario 3D All-Stars is a good reminder how far and wide the 3D Mario games take us.

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Review: A Cruel Kaiju's Thesis

Vanillaware's latest is a twisty sci-fi melodrama, with a bland side of RTS.

Spelunky 2 Review: Whip it Good

A classic roguelike returns.

Tell Me Why: Chapter 3 Review: Facing the Facts

Dontnod's series concludes with a solid chapter.

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 Review: Let's Ride

Vicarious Visions delivers an exhilarating, near-unbruised remake of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 and 2.

Marvel's Avengers Review: The Civil War Within

The two sides of Marvel's Avengers fight each other, ultimately bringing down the entire adventure.

Podcast

Axe of the Blood God: A Closer Look at Yakuza: Like a Dragon

Plus, we let our imaginations run wild in this week's episode of the RPG podcast.

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Ghost of Tsushima

Ghost of Tsushima Will Hit 60 FPS With the PS5's Game Boost, Sucker Punch Says

Plus, faster load times and save transfers are confirmed.

Ghost of Tsushima's Co-Op and New Game+ Goes Live Next Week

Add some more swords to the fray next Friday.

Ghost of Tsushima Reveals Multiplayer Co-Op Mode Coming This Fall

Group up in teams of two or four players to take on supernatural enemies.

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?

Long Reads

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Is a Great JRPG About Middle-Aged Gig Workers

Who needs incredibly attractive high schoolers when you have grown-ass adults who have failed multiple times in their lives?

Halo 3, BioShock, and Lost Odyssey: A Look Back at the Last Golden Age of Game Commercials

Return to a time when game commercials were produced like tiny movies.

Nour's Creator Shares Its Recipe for Next-Gen Cuisine on PS5

We caught up with Tj Hughes to see what fresh surprises his playful food game has in store on PS5.

Star Wars: Squadrons's Best Mode Badly Needs Ranked Play

Dogfight is a blast, but it also needs a lot of work.

Baldur's Gate 3's Dice Rolls Want Me To Fail

I love this game, but the dice do not love me.

Watch Dogs Legion's Director Takes Us Through Some of Its Final Improvements Before Launch

At any moment, your chosen hero will hiccup and alert those Albion guards.

Retro

Double Fine's LucasArts Remasters Are All Coming to Game Pass Soon

The Grim Fandango, Full Throttle, and Day of the Tentacle remasters will all arrive on Xbox in a few weeks.

Analogue Duo is a Brand-New Retro Console That Will Play Every TurboGrafx-16 Game in 1080p

The Analogue Duo will run "nearly every" NEC format, but the Pocket will get in on some TurboGrafx/PC Engine fun too.

Sega Says It Didn't Mean to "Dredge Up Painful Memories" With Golden Axe Prototype

The publisher responds to one developer, surprised to see a reportedly crunch-ridden project brought back to life.

I Had a Childhood Crush on Mega Man's Mysterious Robot Brother

When Mega Man 3 arrived 30 years ago, it introduced us to Protoman. Be still our beating clockwork hearts.

Role Playing Games

Bloodlines 2 Senior Narrative Designer Has Left the Project, Paradox Confirms

Cara Ellison has left the project and the studio behind it.

Fallout: New Vegas Is 10 Years Old Today, and It's Looking Great in This Fallout 4 Mod

The Mojave has never looked better. Well, besides before the war.

Mass Effect Trilogy Remaster Surfaces Once Again On Ratings Board

Please blink twice if this is actually happening.

Voice Actor Logan Cunningham's Supergiant Reel Is Seriously Impressive

Supergiant Games' Logan Cunningham shows off his pipes.

Atelier Ryza 2 Lands in North America in January 2021

A new RPG adventure, just in time for RPG-loving PS5 owners.

Ghost Story, Once BioShock's Irrational Games, Is Working on an "Immersive Sci-Fi" Title

A new job listing hints at the nature of Ken Levine's next "outrageous and ridiculous" title.

Time-Warping RPG Cris Tales Delayed Into 2021

The classically-inspired RPG shifts into another year.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Features Multiple Performance Modes on Xbox Series X

You can either do 4K at 30 FPS or notch down the resolution for 60 FPS gameplay.

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