"Practically speaking, I want to help raise up a new director," says Atsushi Inaba.
FFXV's director offers some insight into the game's unconventional downloadable content scheme (and who is FFXV's best boy).
Our mini-NES has arrived, and Jeremy will be streaming it for a few hours beginning at 1:30 ET (4:30 PT).
The podcast goes deep on the controversial history of censorship in games.
New jobs, a revamped battle system, and countless quality of life features inbound as well.
Square Enix is keeping old traditions alive in more ways than one.
Next up, Jeff Minter will genetically engineer the Loch Ness monster from DNA extracted from a mosquito in amber.
Sometimes the best gaming experiences come in the form of desperate hacks, as these obscure Game Boy galleries demonstrate.
The first two games in Spike Chunsoft's breakout visual novel series are finally coming to a "real" console (you monsters).
New wave of entirely too many "the cake is a lie" meme references inbound.
Think of it as a temp structure to make use of until they complete construction on the real thing.
Evidently there's no such thing as too many remakes when it comes to this long-forgotten franchise.
It's been a weird and turbulent decade for Final Fantasy XV, but this new mobile tie-in may well take the cake.
It's a smorgasbord of classics this week! And we're not even really sure what "smorgasbord" actually means.
The latest entry in the classic clone mini-console wars seems likely to put all the rest to shame. Updated with full list of game titles!
In Japan only, though. Time to start a change.org petition to demand a U.S. release!
As much as people go crazy for the classics, the greats were surrounded by just as much trash as today's masterpieces, as demonstrated in the latest episode of the Chrontendo video series.
The Legend of Zelda: Art and Archives to join Hyrule Historia as a welcome deep-dive into the history of the influential game series.
The pricey, limited NES redux will make a comeback back in a smaller, more versatile (not to mention less pricey and less limited) release.
Ship to Shore's first LP of Taito arcade classics include cult favorite Elevator Action II.
Sitting directly between the NES Mini and Analogue NT in terms of pricing and features, the Retro USB AVS could be the classic console to get.
There's something marvelously zen about how many resources IO Interactive sinks into this game when some parts of it can only be experienced once.
But it's looking less like a pitched battle than a total rout.
Belatedly, but better than never.
The infamous Christian-themed NES developer hopes to Kickstart its own 8-bit clone console (among other things).
Taking back the mall kiosks from vile plunderers.
*(Or maybe just join the chat so you can argue endlessly about whether Mega Man 2 or 3 is best. Join the debate at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT!)
It's like a marathon, but with an N in place of the R. We begin at the beginning, with the original Mega Man for NES!
Forget Star Fox Zero and check out the Super NES game this afternoon at 4 ET/1 PT. Hope you like triangles!
No one knows its name or even who made it, but this incomplete fighting game offers a fascinating glimpse into a lost slice of history.
It'll be a cold weekend in Milwaukee, but Retronauts can warm your soul.
Jeremy wants to turn your world upside-down today at 3 ET/noon PT.
Join Jeremy for even more Game Boy Advance classics on the occasion of the system's 15th anniversary.
The youngest member of the Game Boy family turns 15 this month, and we're celebrating with a smorgasbord of GBA classics.
Publishers polish up the second chapters of Oddworld Adventures and Romancing SaGa for modern reissues.
Expect the retro-themed platformer on every system but 3DS and mobile before long.
Bizarro SEGA classic Toe Jam & Earl turns 25 this year, and we're celebrating with a live stream at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT — a perfect way to kill the hour before Nintendo Direct kicks off!
Jeremy battles Ganon's forces, ancient and failure-prone video game hardware, and the remnants of a cold to bring peace to Hyrule.
The winners, the lessons learned, and way the heck too many codes to punch in.
The USgamer team will be taking a holiday break, but we'll be back in two weeks for an even better 2016!
The current slate of Nintendo consoles may be entering their twilight years, but they sure won't be going quiet into that good night.
Nintendo goes whale-hunting with a pink bunny.
Miitomo app plays to the strengths of both platform and company. Plus: More games in 2015! Games for girls! Cloud accounts! And the reincarnation of Club Nintendo!
Submit your best Mario Maker creation and you could win a fabulous prize. We'll name winners once we play through a few hundred submissions...
A rundown of Nintendo's musical celebration of what could be the most important moment in the company's history.
PlayStation 4's 2016 lineup looks like a return to form for what many find to be a fading corner of the industry.
The spiritual successor to Mega Man Legends appears in a rough, playable form, but it seems too late to bump the struggling Kickstarter over the finish line.
Joins Jeremy as he puts his fancy new/old game system through its paces.
The madly ambitious RPG tale came to a premature ending in July of 2006, but at least it enjoyed real closure.
This Day in Video/articles/usgamers-daily-classics Game History commemorates landmark events each and every day, beginning with the launch of Star Fox 64 in 1997.
The full breakdown of everything your favorite games site will be doing and attempting next week. Articles! Streams! Podcasts! Themes! Other stuff! Keep track of it all here.
A rather solemn episode as the team prepares for GDC and PAX East.
Jeremy puts Rare's classic jungle platformer through its paces today at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT.
Amidst the winter release doldrums, the crew takes refuge in the warmth of some newly re-released classics.
The 8-bit maestro makes his return with a chiptune-inspired album, and we have the whole thing.
In the latest Micro episode, Jeremy takes a short look at the influential Yellow Magic Orchestra.
Episode 5 of From US to You! tackles Microsoft's new announcement and the death of Club Nintendo.
Catch up on the latest USgamer shows! If Garfield had an iPod, his entire outlook on the week would have been totally different.
After years of promises, we finally deliver: An in-depth look at Nihon Telenet and the cult favorite Valis series.
Two episodes old, that is. The team (or most of it) gathers together to discuss the current USgamer Club project and contemplate the year's letdowns.
The whole team comes together to talk about 2014's underdogs and remember Ralph Baer in our audio debut. Plus: A contest.
Two of Japan's most dungeony dungeon crawlers will be teaming up to kill everyone without remorse in 2015.
Now finished! A mad romp through Dracula's Castle in a classic Castlevania adventure for GBA.
We're mixing things up. How USgamer is changing as we move into our second year.
Long-time series producer Yoshinori Kitase asked for your opinions, and you gave them. Here are his thoughts.
Fox files the trademark for what appears to be a new game, but can it overcome the malaise that always seems to drag down Alien-based properties?
A Japanese cult classic may finally reach the West.
Square hasn't promised a U.S. release, but there's hope -- and FF Type 0 isn't out of the question, either.
We go hands-on with the new PS Vita, which is greatly improved in almost every respect.
Capcom probably won't be happy about Inafune's new game, but the law's not on their side.
Nintendo's price cuts and new hardware announcements offer some surprises, but certainly nothing out of character.
Mega Man's irascible father to hit Seattle for speaking; signing; sighing tiredly when asked about leaving Capcom.
Not that it does us non-Japanese-3DS-owning types any good (yet), but it's a start.