Caty McCarthy is a former freelance writer whose work has appeared in Kill Screen, VICE, The AV Club, Kotaku, Polygon, and IGN. When she's not blathering into a podcast mic, reading a book, or playing a billion video games at once, she's probably watching Terrace House or something. She is currently USgamer's official altgame enthusiast.@yumecaty firstname.lastname@example.org
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Everything you want to know about Kingdom Hearts 3, including the ending and epilogue, character deaths, how to unlock the secret movie, and more.
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Sometimes all a game needs is one perfect interaction to stick out in your mind.
STARTING SCREEN | 2018 was a year of big games with a lot of caveats, making this year's end of the year deliberations more varied than ever.
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With Vikendi and a PS4 port, PUBG's bustling with life again.
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A belated look back on one of September's biggest games.
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What if there was a Fallout game without any of the Fallout stuff you like? Boy, do I have a game for you!
The PlayStation 4 has hit its 5th anniversary, so we're looking back on how it started with a bang.
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Taiko Drum Master is back, but which one is worth directing your attention to?
Red Dead Redemption 2 continues a tradition set in GTA 5, only much differently.
Gal Metal on Nintendo Switch is more drum simulator than another light rhythm game.
This charming platformer on Nintendo Switch and PC may star a pacifist octopus, but it'll remind you of Kirby.
In the follow-up to Papers, Please, a mystery on a ghost ship has turned me into a paranoid truth hunter.
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We chat with the developers behind Rain World, What the Golf?, Consume Me, and more about the prominence of GIFs in the video game world.
Gwent's spin-off RPG adventure rises to the Witcher name.
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A lot of games have great soundtracks, but so few have excellent musical moments.
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Thank you Dragon Quest, for reminding me of things I often forget.
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