Editor in Chief
Kat Bailey is a former freelance writer and contributor to publications including 1UP, IGN, GameSpot, GamesRadar, and EGM. Her fondest memories as a journalist are at GamePro, where she hosted RolePlayer's Realm and had legal access to the term "Protip." She is USgamer's resident mecha enthusiast, Pokemon Master, and Minnesota Vikings nut (skol).@The_Katbot email@example.com
Tetris' semi-dormant competitive side emerges again.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | The Top 25 RPG Countdown continues, but we've got a lot of news to cover first.
Reexamining one of the most divisive games in the series on its 20th anniversary.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | The Top 25 RPG countdown resumes, we talk about Anthem vs. The Old Republic, and more.
Amazon Game Studios offers an extended peek at its latest attempt to break into the online gaming market.
We try out V in a new Devil May Cry 5 demo and find that Capcom isn't afraid to play with their well-established formula.
Apex Legends is technically in the Titanfall universe, but its gameplay borrows much more from Blizzard.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Examining the RPGs we lost with the Wii Shop closure, and where to find alternate versions.
EA showed us what awaits at the end of Anthem. Here's what we thought.
We talk to the game's developers about what largely feels like a secondary concern at the moment.
Capcom is rebounding after a tough generation, Kingdom Hearts 3 is almost here, and more on this week's Starting Screen.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Will we get another Kingdom Hearts? Does Anthem have a potentially fatal flaw? We ponder these questions and more in the latest episode of the RPG podcast.
Anthem passes at least one major test. But is it enough?
We get our first real glimpse of The Father in the sequel to Far Cry 5, and a very trippy vision quest.
Why Trials Rising is better enjoyed on PS4 and Xbox One.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat, Nadia, and Caty examine the legacy of Kingdom Hearts and how it marks a turning point for both Square Enix and Disney.
Finding balance in the Force.
The digital ecosystem is undergoing its biggest shakeup since 2005.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Dragon Quest 5, Destiny, and Tales of Vesperia headline this week's episode of Blood God.
Will Destiny 2 stay on Battle.net? Will Destiny 3 be on next-gen consoles? And what's NetEase's role in all this?
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | It's a brand new year, and we're here to preview Kingdom Hearts 3, Outer Worlds, and other big RPGs of 2019.
EA's popular soccer sim wants to be more realistic and competitive, but it's losing something essential in the process.
Rockstar's sweeping epic is bound to be viewed through the lens of its other open-world games, but that's not its greatest strength.
It was another marvelous year for games, but USG's brave leader loved two in particular.
2018 was a great year for USG. Here are some of the highlights!
PODCAST | The entire gang from USgamer get together to recount the best of 2018.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat and Nadia look back on Octopath Traveler, Pokemon Let's Go, Fallout 76, and more.
Few games inspire as much passion as Super Smash Bros. But why?
We go hands-on with Pokemon Go's Trainer Battles and find them a better fit than we expected.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Nadia and I discuss which Persona game deserves to be in the #9 slot in the Top 25 RPG list, and we want your thoughts, too!
Rockstar has been putting much more emphasis on modes like Red Dead Online. But it single-player fans deserve DLC, too.
We explore Red Dead Redemption 2's newly-released online sandbox.
STARTING SCREEN | Online service games can generous outrageous profits, but their potential for disaster is often high.
Kat has finally wrapped up God of War's latest chapter, and she has some thoughts.
Why robbing trains, coaches, and stores in the search for the perfect heist taught me a lot about the inner workings of RDR 2.
STARTING SCREEN | Opinion on Fallout 76 was mixed from the start, but no one could have predicted that it would stumble this badly out of the gate.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat, Mike, and Nadia dig into two RPGs that break the norms for their respective franchises.
Warframe is another coup for Nintendo.
We reexamine Fallout 4 in the wake of Fallout 76's release and find that it holds up better than you might think.
STARTING SCREEN | The Pokemon marketing machine takes a risk and scores another huge win.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat and Nadia revisit the Fire Emblem that started it all in North America, plus talk Hajime Tabata, Geno, Diablo Immortal, and more.
The best-loved Elder Scrolls game was a moment of transition for both Bethesda and RPGs in general.
EA's problems have poisoned the well, but there's still plenty of reason to give Battlefield a chance.
We look back on Fire Emblem's first successful foray into North America, and why it remains a popular entry on both sides of the Pacific.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat and Nadia talk Diablo 3, Blizzcon announcements and Deltarune before adding another entry to the Top 25 RPG list.
Transforming into the Old West's Michael Myers in RDR 2, and other tales from Rockstar's open-world western.
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