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What Makes Good Video Game Lore? The Scribes of Elder Scrolls, Divinity: Original Sin, and More Weigh In

We talk to gaming's best writers about what makes good lore.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #7: Fallout

Wander the wasteland and rediscover a keystone in RPG history.

New World is Amazon's Latest Attempt to Break Into Online Gaming. What the Developers Have to Say About Solo Play, Twitch, and More

Amazon Game Studios offers an extended peek at its latest attempt to break into the online gaming market.

How Anthem Can Avoid the Mistakes of Star Wars: The Old Republic

Anthem isn't the first time BioWare has tried to launch an MMO...

A Day With The Division 2's PvE: The Brutal New Endgame Faction and What's Next After Launch

With nearly six hours of demo time, we explore The Division 2's PvE approach with insight from its creative director and lead designer.

How a Resident Evil 3 Remake Could Be Even Better Than Resident Evil 2

Resident Evil 2 is just feeding our hunger for more.

Rage 2's Vehicle Combat Needs Some Tuning, but is Already Producing Wild Gameplay Sequences

We talk to the game's developers about what largely feels like a secondary concern at the moment.

Monster Hunter: World: How Capcom Has Kept Its Most Successful Game Fresh

It's been a truly standout year for Capcom's biggest game to date.

Switch? Steam? Indie Devs Pick the Best Online Store

At PAX South, we ask developers what platforms they're bringing their latest games to.

Far Cry New Dawn Devs Reveal What Happened to Joseph Seed After the Apocalypse

We get our first real glimpse of The Father in the sequel to Far Cry 5, and a very trippy vision quest.

What Keeps Fallout 76's Superfans Coming Back After All the Negativity

We talk to and hang out with Fallout 76 superfans to see why they're still exploring the wasteland.

The Division 2 PvP Preview: Three Dark Zones, Gear Normalization, and the Endgame Occupied DZ

Not only is Ubisoft trying to make the Dark Zone better, it's making more of them.

Haley Joel Osment on Growing up in Kingdom Hearts

From age 12 to 30, actor Haley Joel Osment reflects on a life spent with Sora.

"An Unending Series of Compromises:" God of War Director Cory Barlog on Building a New Myth From Old Parts

With God of War's release and reception firmly behind us, USG speaks to the game's director, Cory Barlog.

Metro Exodus Takes to the Surface, But It’s Not Where the Game is Strongest

Still excelling in confinement.

How a Forever-Marathon of Every Metal Gear Solid Game Has Inspired Its Own Rocky Horror-Like Following

One streamer's undying quest to celebrate the Metal Gear series for as long as he can.

"My Life is In Shambles Now" - Pro Players Were Unprepared for the End of Heroes of the Storm Esports

Blizzard didn't owe pro players an explanation, but announcing the end of an esports league has consequences.

Zen Studios on Developing Its First Dungeon-Crawler, Its Pursuit of Hungary's "Witcher" Moment

Operencia: The Stolen Sun is steeped in Hungarian lore and designed for RPG fans worldwide.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #9: Persona 4

Persona 5 came close, but you can't change our hearts on this one.

Pokemon Go PvP Never Seemed Like It Would Work Until We Tried It for Ourselves

We go hands-on with Pokemon Go's Trainer Battles and find them a better fit than we expected.

Behind the Grassroots Campaign to Fix Red Dead Online's Broken Economy

The economy is broken and players are partnering up to fix it.

There's No Such Thing as the Perfect Heist in Red Dead Redemption 2

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 | Fallout 76's Reception Has Been Worse Than Anyone Could Have Imagined. Can Bethesda Right the Ship?

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.

Final Fantasy XIV: Reflecting on Five Years of Primals and Tasty Lalafells

As Final Fantasy XIV celebrates five years, we speak to many of the people behind the MMO's success.

The Craziest and Cutest Pokemon Rides in Pokemon Let's Go

"Out of my way! I'm a Pokemon jockey!"