The Top Stories That Shaped Video Games in 2020

There's a lot—good, bad, and everything in between—to look back on this year. I don't know about you, but I'm mostly feeling tired.

Twitch's Advice For Streamers Hit With DMCA Notices Over Recorded Music: "Stop Doing That"

The streaming giant's new response to a rash of copyright-related removals is seen by many as long-overdue and insufficient.

PS5 Will Support Netflix, Disney+, Twitch, and More on Day One [Update]

Sony's initial slate of supported entertainment apps has one big addition, Apple TV.

Microsoft's ZeniMax Acquisition Pushes Xbox Game Pass Into Overdrive

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Microsoft's plan to change the way we play games received a considerable boost this week, but what happens if it works?

Amazon Introduces Its Own Cloud Gaming Competitor, Luna

The long-rumored service is real.

New World, Amazon's Upcoming MMO, Has Been Delayed Yet Again

So long August, hello 2021.

A Fallout TV Show Is Being Made By the Creators of Westworld

The company behind HBO's Westworld is teaming up with Bethesda and Amazon.

Several Amazon France PC Listings for PS4 Exclusives Are Errors, Publishers Confirm

Sorry, Persona 5 isn't leaving PlayStation just yet.

Amazon Delays Launch of Its MMO New World Due to COVID-19

Ships will be setting sail a little bit later.

Xbox's Phil Spencer Says Amazon and Google Are Its Main Competitors, Not Sony or Nintendo

In a cloud-based future, Microsoft doesn't seem worried about other consoles.

Activision Blizzard Moves Away From Twitch, Partners With YouTube Gaming

The Overwatch League and more will stream exclusively with Google.

Amazon Will Reportedly Announce a Cloud Gaming Service Next Year

Google, Sony, Microsoft, and soon, Amazon.

Bernie Sanders Has A Twitch Channel Now, Because It's 2019

It doesn't look like video games are on the agenda, though.

Amazon Game Studios Reportedly Lays Off Dozens of Employees

The studio still has yet to ship an original console game.

Hideo Kojima is in 'Drive' Director's New Amazon Show 'Too Old to Die Young'

Kojima takes a break from making Death Stranding to make a surprise cameo.

Amazon Reportedly Working on a Video Game Streaming Service

Amazon eyes the console wars.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Review Bombed on Amazon Canada Amid Pre-Order Discount Snafu

There are a lot of reasons why Canadian customers are left without Red Dead Redemption 2.

Amazon Prime Members Will No Longer Save 20 Percent on Physical Video Game Preorders

Twitch Prime members will also start seeing ads in videos.

Add 2TB Storage to Your PS4 or Xbox One for Just $59 With This Amazon Prime Day External Drive Deal

If those large downloads are getting you down and taking up vital storage space, make your life a little easier with this external hard drive.

Best Switch Micro SD Card Amazon Prime Day Deal - 200GB for $45

If you're after the best price Micro SD card for your Nintendo Switch, these are the best Amazon Prime Day Deals worth looking at.

Twitch Prime's Free Games for April Include Cult Hits Like SteamWorld Dig 2 and Tokyo 42

More free games for players who love subscription plans.

Twitch Hit By Layoffs Even as Company Plans 'Aggressive Growth'

Twitch is planning for "aggressive growth" in 2018.

How to Get Free Twitch Prime Loot in Fortnite: Battle Royale - Instigator Pickaxe

Follow our guide to get the Fortnite Battle Royale Twitch Prime loot, including the Instigator Pickaxe. If you're not receiving your Fortnite Twitch Prime loot, we've got a fix for you.

SNES Classic Consoles Available in Select Cities Through Amazon Prime Now

Amazon is selling SNES Minis in a handful of major cities.

Destiny 2 Now Supports Amazon Alexa Voice Commands

Get your Amazon Alexa device to talk to a Destiny Ghost.

Some Amazon Customers Still Haven't Received Their SNES Classic Pre-Orders

Amazon is almost two weeks late with delivering SNES Classic pre-orders.

TwitchCon Returns in Late October With a New Venue

The next TwitchCon heads to Long Beach, California!

Amazon Pushes AppStore with eSports Tournament Aimed at Casual Mobile Players

Amazon hopes to draw in the hardcore casuals with Champions of Fire.

Amazon Wants to Break in with Breakaway

HANDS-ON: Amazon Game Studios' (and Double Helix Games') upcoming multiplayer game is looking to be the Next Big Thing.

Twitch Prime Brings Amazon Prime Benefits to Twitch

Ad-free streaming and free stuff leads Twitch and Amazon combo service.

Amazon Game Studios Bet on Twitch For First Three Games

Amazon jumps into AAA development, betting on online and Twitch.

Twitch Brings Curse Into the Amazon Family

Amazon acquires Twitch, Twitch acquires Curse. Thus is the circle of business.

Amazon Japan Now Allows International Shipping for Games

If Amazon Japan sells a game, you can have it shipped to you now.

Amazon Launches Lumberyard Game Engine to Push AWS Game Services

Amazon Games hopes that offering a free game engine draws more game developers towards Amazon Web Services.

Amazon Takes on Best Buy Gamers Club with Prime Discounts

Amazon wants to be the place you buy new games this year.

Amazon Adds Nintendo Digital Store

Amazon and Nintendo mend some fences with a new eShop-style digital store.

Amazon Buying Twitch Means a Bigger, Stronger Twitch

Amazon is probably one of the better parent companies that Twitch could end up with.

Old PC Classics That Still Deliver an Epic Experience

Many of today's greatest PC games are sequels or spiritual successors to earlier versions that are still hugely fun to play all these years later. We check out the very best of them, and explain why they've become timeless classics.

Tomb Raider Definitive Edition PS4 & Xbox One Review: Challenging The PC

The new version of Tomb Raider isn't worth a double-dip, but it stands far ahead what has come before.

VGX 2013: Titanfall's New Classes, Telltale's Borderlands Game, and No Man's Sky

Here's all the winners and announcements from this year's version of Spike TV's Video Game Awards show.

USdealhunter: Tomb Raider, Pokemon Y, and VGX Steam Sale

USgamer brings you some of the best deals coming at you this weekend and next week.

Xbox One vs. PS4: How Useful Are They As Entertainment Systems?

How have the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fared as shiny new additions to USgamer's entertainment centers? Jaz, Jeremy, and Mike talk about their trials and tribulations with these cutting edge, all-in-one gaming/media machines.

Does PlayStation 4 Live Up to Its Hype? USgamer's In-Depth Hardware Review

We locked ourselves in a hotel room with Sony’s new system for two days, and here’s what we saw.

Beyond Creator Says No One Can Define What a Video Game Is

Quantic Dream's David Cage wants us to have a more open game industry with less labels

PlayStation 4 Upgrade Pricing Determined by Publishers

Sony is leaving the pricing of the PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4 upgrade program up to publishers. Bad idea?