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Black History Month: Where Are Our Black Gaming Journalists?

Journalism has never been diverse, and correcting the issue requires figuring out what the problem is in the first place.

If Devil May Cry 3 Hadn't Been a "Huge Success," Its Development Team Would Have All Quit

We talk with Capcom's Matt Walker about Devil May Cry's past, present, and future.

"Nintendo Nate" On Luigi Stepping Out of Mario's Shadow and the Secrecy of Nintendo Directs

Backstage at the DICE Awards 2020, we catch up with Nintendo VP of Product Development Design Nate Bihldorff.

Latest News

Halo Infinite's New Line of Nerf Guns Indicate That Weapon Skins are Returning

Trade your gunmetal gray in for a Hasbro-approved look.

Capcom Wants to Teach You Street Fighter With New Video Series

They're breaking down the fundamentals of the classic series.

Weird Fleshy Ships Have Been Added to No Man's Sky

Want to explore space in a strange, organic pod? Knock yourself out.

CD Projekt Red Says "No Plans" to Bring Cross-Save to Other Versions of The Witcher 3

The Switch can share with PC, but there aren't plans to do the same for PS4 or Xbox.

Dissidia Final Fantasy's Next Major Update Will Be Its Last

Support will be down to just online services soon.

We'll Be Getting Our First Look at Baldur's Gate 3 Gameplay Very Soon

Larian Studios is gearing up for a gameplay reveal at PAX East.

Latest Articles

Axe of the Blood God: The Dreamcast Console RPG Quest

The Console RPG Quest takes on one of the most beloved consoles ever. Plus, Fire Emblem: Three Houses DLC discussion!

What Video Game Romances Should Have Remained Friendships?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | On Valentine's Day, we want to hear who you don't ship.

To All the Video Game Characters We Never Got to Romance

We still love you, even if the game won't let us.

Street Fighter 5 Champion Edition Roundtable: A Challenger Heads Into Its Final Round

Mike and Eric sort out their feelings on where Street Fighter 5 stands with the release of its latest collection.

The Ups and Downs of Tim Sweeney’s DICE Keynote

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney delivers mixed messages in a DICE keynote roller coaster.

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 | Starting Screen | Paying Tribute to Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Marvelous Sh*tposting Community on the Eve of the New DLC

Part of the success of Fire Emblem: Three Houses was a passionate community plastering memes all over the internet.

Starting Screen | I Moderated a Gaming BBS in 1995, and It Was a Beautiful, Life-Changing Mess

When it comes to video game discourse, everything old is forever new.

Starting Screen | Why is Nintendo Hesitant to Remember Super Mario Bros. 2?

Super Mario Bros. 2 is a major part of Nintendo's history, but it seems scared to dish out relevant nostalgia.

Latest Reviews

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Review: Almost a Sonic Boom

After all the hype and controversy, Sonic serves up a perfectly competent video game adaptation.

Kunai Review: This Game Boy is Real Good at Swinging

Get into the swing of things with this ninja-flavored indie.

Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet Review: Not Quite Silicon Valley, But It Could Get There

Apple's new show in collaboration with Ubisoft is off to a decent start.

Kentucky Route Zero Review: Hard Times Served

Delivering a new kind of American Dream.

Journey to the Savage Planet Review: Galaxy's Rough Edge

If it oozes green slime, we can kill it.

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Review: This is Definitely Not Its Final Form

Another game finally revisits the Legacy of Goku.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore Review: Put This Song on Repeat

An overlooked Wii U RPG gets deserved top billing on Switch.

Wattam Review: Cool Hat Trick

Wattam is a delightful game about friendship, the world, and poop, from the mind behind Katamari.

Podcast

Axe of the Blood God: The Dreamcast Console RPG Quest

The Console RPG Quest takes on one of the most beloved consoles ever. Plus, Fire Emblem: Three Houses DLC discussion!

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

A New Patch for The Witcher 3 on Switch Adds Cross-Save and More

It's not out in all regions yet, so you may need to wait a bit.

The Witcher 3 Sales Skyrocketed Last December, Thanks to the Netflix Show

The show and new Switch port boosted US sales 554% over last year.

The 25 Best Steam Games

A rotating list of the best games on Steam may seem impossible on the surface, but against all odds, we've done it. Now updated for 2020!

What's Your Game of the Decade?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | You've probably seen our massive Top 100 Games of the Decade list by now. Now tell us about yours!

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #25-1

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

Witcher Creator Andrej Sapkowksi Still Has Zero Interest in Playing the Games

He also believes that TV and video games aren't comparable.

The Witcher is Getting an Anime Film From the Studio Behind Legend of Korra

The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf will tide you over until Season 2.

Long Reads

There Should Never Be a Division 3

Or a Destiny 3 for that matter, at least not for a very long time.

Phantasy Star Online 2 Makes Me Think It's About Time for Phantasy Star Online 3

I enjoy Phantasy Star Online 2 closed beta, but the series should be moving forward.

A Neopets Cartoon Is Coming, but Who the Heck Is It For?

Will it star a Kougra whose owner hasn't fed it in 18 years?

Yakuza 5 Remastered Is out on PS4 Today, and You Should Play It Just for the Haruka Arc

Yakuza 5 may have the most chaotic story in the series, but the bond between Haruka and Kiryu is at its best.

Retro

Early Bidding War for the Nintendo PlayStation Has Pushed the Price Up to $350,000

Oculus' founder Palmer Luckey is one of the deep-pocketed bidders.

Vagrant Story Is Getting Bring Arts Figures for Its 20th Anniversary, but Will Ashley Riot Still Forego Pants?

Vagrant Story is a great game, but it shouldn't be excused from hard-hitting questions.

Role Playing Games

Game Freak's Little Town Hero Is Coming to PS4 Later This Year

It's also getting a physical release for both the PS4 and Switch.

Sea of Thieves: Lights in the Sky and Reaper's Chests Explained

We explain the beacons or pillars of coloured light and the treasure to be found beneath them.

Persona 5 Royal's Western Localization Will Make Changes to One Especially Controversial Pair

Several scenes involving Ryuji and two gay characters are getting altered.

Sea of Thieves: How to Get and Use Pets

We show you how you can get pets and mascots of your own.

Sea of Thieves: How to Use the Fishing Rod and Catch Fish

We show you how you can use the fishing rod to get food and even make some money.

Sea of Thieves: Where to Find and Use Ashen Keys

We show you how to get rare chests you can use your Ashen Keys on.

Untitled Goose Game Wins Top Bill at the 2020 DICE Awards

It was a wonderful night in Las Vegas, and the winner is one mischievous goose.

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