The Outer Worlds

The Outer Worlds Review: To Boldly Go Where Mega-Corps Have Gone Before

Seek out new life and new civilizations, and then steal stuff from them.

Latest The Outer Worlds Guides

The Outer Worlds Companions List

This is our guide on all the Companions in The Outer Worlds, including how to find and unlock each one.

The Outer Worlds Shrink Ray - How to Get the Unique Shrink Ray Science Weapon

This is where you can get the Shrink Ray science weapon in The Outer Worlds, one of the unique weapons in the game.

The Outer Worlds Perks - All the Best Perks to Purchase

Here are the best Perks in The Outer Worlds, that you should be purchasing first.

The Outer Worlds' Latest Patch Takes a Small Step Towards Solving its Text Size Problem

Was someone playing with Phineas' Shrink Ray?

The Game Awards 2019 Nominations: Control and Death Stranding Among Top Nominees

And Smash Bros. gets some belated acknowledgement.

Obsidian CEO Says It Doesn't Plan On Expanding Too Much Under Microsoft

More resources doesn't mean Feargus Urquhart wants giant teams.

Obsidian Founder Feargus Urquhart, Whose Credits Include Fallout, Wants to be a Game Director Again

After years on the business side, founder Feargus Urquhart is ready to make games again.

The Outer Worlds Companions List

This is our guide on all the Companions in The Outer Worlds, including how to find and unlock each one.

The Outer Worlds Is "Designed to be Playable Without Color Information"

Unlike games that include colorblind modes, The Outer Worlds sought to bake those design principles in from the start.

The Outer Worlds is the RPG Genre's Past, Disco Elysium is Its Future

It feels like Disco Elysium represents something new in RPGs.

Ranking The Outer Worlds' Companions, From Parvati to Ugh... Felix

The Outer Worlds offers you six companions, but some are cooler than others.

The Outer Worlds Devs Have One Thing They Would Change About Fallout 3's Most Famous Quest

It's the difference between building a sandbox and building an RPG.

A Speedrunner Has The Outer Worlds Down to Half an Hour

Even without major glitches, you can tear through Obsidian's latest right quick.

The Outer Worlds Shrink Ray - How to Get the Unique Shrink Ray Science Weapon

This is where you can get the Shrink Ray science weapon in The Outer Worlds, one of the unique weapons in the game.

The Outer Worlds Perks - All the Best Perks to Purchase

Here are the best Perks in The Outer Worlds, that you should be purchasing first.

The Outer Worlds Devs on Upcoming Switch Port: We Were "Very, Very Surprised"

On USG's Axe of the Blood God podcast, Leonard Boyarsky sheds some light on how Outer Worlds for Switch came about.

In The Outer Worlds, it’s Easy to Miss All the Options for Your First Huge Choice

There's more to it than who you take your power regulator from.

Are There Romance Options in The Outer Worlds?

Does Obsidian's The Outer Worlds have romance options available?

The Outer Worlds Zoe - How to Find and Bring Zoe Back

Here's where to find Zoe in The Outer Worlds, and how to bring her back to town.

The Outer World Canid's Cradle Choice - Should You Give the Targeting Module to Graham or Sanjar?

This is our guide to the Canid's Cradle quest choice in The Outer Worlds. Should you give the Targeting Module to Sanjar or Graham?

The Outer Worlds Respec - How to Respec Your Character Skills

Here's how to respec your character skills in The Outer Worlds.

The Outer Worlds Power Plant Decision - Should You Divert Power to Edgewater or the Botanical Labs?

Here's our guide on the Power Plant decision in The Outer Worlds. Should you divert power to Edgewater, or the Botanical Labs?

The Outer Worlds' Biggest Surprise Is Something It Doesn't Have Much Of

After a long history of buggy games, Obsidian delivers a game with relatively few bugs.

What to Read, Play, and Watch Before Playing The Outer Worlds

Leonard Boyarsky and Tim Cain share the syllabus for their new RPG.

How to Play The Outer Worlds For $5, And Get a Chalupa in the Process

For the price of a chalupa combo (yes, really), you can get some time with Xbox Game Pass.

The Outer Worlds Review: To Boldly Go Where Mega-Corps Have Gone Before

Seek out new life and new civilizations, and then steal stuff from them.

Obsidian Developer Says Studio Can Focus on Games, Not Pitches, After Microsoft Buyout

Designer Brian Hines says Microsoft wants Obsidian to keep doing what's been working.

Microsoft Is Giving Updates on xCloud, X019, and Lots of Games on Tomorrow's Inside Xbox

We'll be seeing The Outer Worlds, Ghost Recon Breakpoint, and more games slated for release between now and X019.

The Axe of the Blood God Fall 2019 RPG Preview

From Pokemon to the Outer Worlds, Kat and Nadia talk about the big RPGs coming out this holiday season.

Starting Screen | The ESA Leak Puts the Future of E3 In Question

Things are about to get pretty rough for the industry's number-one trade show.

Obsidian Talks About Ways to be Really Evil in The Outer Worlds

How bad can you get? Pretty bad, it seems.

Obsidian's The Outer Worlds Is Coming to Switch, Following Other Platforms

All those worlds, somehow crammed into one Switch cartridge.

The Outer Worlds Makes Conversation As Powerful as Combat

There's a variety of way to tackle your problems in Obsidian's The Outer Worlds.

The E3 2019 Awards: The Best Games We Saw at This Year's Show

Here are all the best games we saw at E3 2019, including our Game of the Show!

The Outer Worlds is Coming to Xbox Game Pass at Launch in October

Obsidian's newest RPG is getting the first-party Xbox treatment.

The Outer Worlds Release Date, E3 2019 Gameplay, Trailer - Everything we Know

Here's our guide encompassing everything we know about The Outer Worlds so far, including a release date, trailers, gameplay, story, and more.

Axe of the Blood God: Top 25 RPG Honorable Mentions, The Outer Worlds, and More

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our RPG podcast dives into the excellent RPGs that didn't quite make the cut.

The Outer Worlds Interview: Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky are Dreaming Big on a Budget

We talk to the team behind Obsidian's upcoming RPG about player choice, the challenges of making RPGs in the Ultra HD era, and more.

Starting Screen | PAX East 2019 Wrap-Up: From Borderlands 3 to Cyber Shadow, It Was a Busy Weekend for Games

The USG team hit the showfloor of PAX East 2019 to bring you the latest and greatest in gaming.

Why The Outer Worlds Won't Repeat the Mistakes of Past Over-Ambitious RPGs

Obsidian wanted to avoid bloat and bugs with The Outer Worlds.

The Newest Outer Worlds Weapon Started as a Bug, and Other Notes From Today's Panel

Meet the Mandibular Rearranger, a weapon that functions as a facial slider gone mad.

Google Stadia, Epic, Unions: What We Learned From an Eventful Week in Games

It's been a busy week for games. Here are our biggest takeaways.

The Outer Worlds, Control, and Phoenix Point Head Up Titles Coming to the Epic Games Store

Epic is trying to sweeten the pot and bring PC players over to its store.

Obsidian Sheds More Light on How The Outer Worlds' Combat Will Work

Obsidian goes into more detail about companions, the VATS-like combat system, and more.

Five Big Questions as We Preview the Year in RPGs for 2019

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.

The Game Awards 2018 News Recap: Far Cry New Dawn, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, Mortal Kombat 11, The Outer Worlds, and More

It was a packed night of reveals at The Game Awards. Here are all the announcements!

Starfield Has Competition With Obsidian's The Outer Worlds

Obsidian's long-awaited return to the world of triple-A looks like a big one.