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7 Games to Play After Watching Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix

Grab a glass of Tang and play these classic games after watching Evangelion on Netflix.

"It Felt More Like Hell Than Success:" A Nier: Automata Postmortem

From booze to canned ideas, we spoke to writer and director Yoko Taro and PlatinumGames designer Takahisa Taura about the creation of last year's surprise JRPG hit, Nier: Automata.

USgamer's Top 20 Games of the Year 2017: #5-#2

You thought you were getting our Game of the Year today? Sorry to break the news: but Day Four only leads to our second top choice of GOTY.

Caty's 10 Favorite Games of 2017: Nierly Perfect

Phantom Thieves weren't the only things that stole my heart this year.

Axe of the Blood God: The 2017 RPG Year in Review Spectacular

PODCAST | Persona 5! Divinity: Original Sin 2! And so much more!

Kat's 10 Favorite Games of 2017: Japan Reigns

Japan owns a huge chunk of Kat's favorite games of 2017.

Matt's 10 Favorite Games of 2017: I Just Really Like Sad Robots, Okay?

A good year for humanist games.

Nier: Automata Is Heavily Discounted This Week

Existential crisis simulator.

Axe of the Blood God: Diving Deep Into RPG Battle Systems

PODCAST | Kat is joined by a guest to dissect the history and design of RPG battle systems. Plus: NieR Automata and Persona 5!

Nadia's Midboss Musings: It's a Bad Year to Be a Good Game (Plus: Meet Birdo!)

I just want to hug all the cats and play all the games.

USgamer's Favorite Games of 2017 (...So Far)

Holy cow, June's already over? This year is flying by.

"The Mysterious Acts of Humans," A Brief Correspondence with Nier: Automata Director Yoko Taro

We chat with Nier: Automata director Yoko Taro on the hypocrisy of humanity and how the sequel even materialized in the first place.

Axe of the Blood God: Nier: Automata for Game of the Year

PODCAST | Kat and Nadia discussing RPG rankings and Fire Emblem in the latest episode of our RPG podcast!

The Hidden Humanity in Nier: Automata's Fashion

From the rusted machines to the YoRHa androids, clothes are more than just stylish.

The Games You Missed During an Insanely Busy Month

March was an uncharacteristically busy month for video games, so you probably missed a few gems. Here's what you should catch up on.

End Credits: A Look Back on This Week's Best Articles About Mass Effect, Nier, Zelda, and More

End Credits wraps up the week by pointing you to the coolest stuff we wrote across the past five days. This week: Disney Afternoon Collection is coming (but not to Switch), Zelda's oozing with cool stuff, and Mass Effect Andromeda looks ... ehh.

Nier: Automata and the Illusion of Survival

“Everything that lives is designed to end."

Axe of the Blood God: Nier: Automata and Andromeda Drama

PODCAST: Kat, Caty, and Nadia talk Nier Automata, Mass Effect Andromeda, Chrono Trigger, and more in this massive episode of our RPG podcast.

The Weirdest Endings in Nier: Automata

Nier: Automata has 26 endings, and here are the weirdest—and funniest—of the bunch.

How Japan is Taking Back Console Gaming in 2017

2017 IN PREVIEW: A new wave of Japanese console games is taking over 2017.

Quit Gettin' Mad at Easy Mode in Video Games

There are many good reasons why someone might want to play a game in Easy Mode, and none of them impact you.

NieR: Automata is the Platinum Game You're Looking For

Feeling wary of Scalebound? Keep NieR on your radar.

A New Trailer Reveals NieR Automata's Combat as Purely Platinum

The sequel to Square-Enix's 2010 cult RPG hit is already looking great.