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Assassin's Creed: The Rebel Collection Shows the Series Can Shine on Switch

This great collection highlights a potential direction for the Assassin's Creed franchise.

What's Your Favorite PlayStation Memory?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | This week is the 25th anniversary of the PlayStation, so let's look back on our fondest memories of Sony's first consoles.

Halo: Reach is Still Great—But Its PC Port is Missing Some Key Features

The magic of Halo coming to Steam is marred by a barebones port.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare's Microtransactions Are Here. Are They Less Predatory Than Before?

Season One for Modern Warfare has kicked off, with a new online store in tow.

Nintendo Needs to Actually Support Its Games For Longer Than a Year

Smash benefits from healthy ongoing support, but where is the love for the rest of Nintendo's games?

Minecraft Black Friday Deals - Games, Toys, Playsets, and More

You can't build a Minecraft deal this good.

What's Your Favorite Game to Play With Family?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Gobble gobble.

Fortnite Black Friday Deals - Games, Toys, Accessories, and More

Start dancing and bring in the llamas, because we have some awesome Fortnite deals for you.

We Test Project xCloud: Why Xbox Already Has the Lead in the Next-Gen Streaming Wars

Project xCloud wins by not being the main event for Xbox.

What's The Coolest Video Game Collector's Item You Own?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's talk about the cool stuff on our bookshelves.

We Tested Google Stadia at Dunkin Donuts, Safeway, and Panda Express, And We Were Surprised by the Results

Trying out Google Stadia in the real world is an interesting experience.

8 of the Best New Pokemon in Sword and Shield, From Polteageist to Grapploct

Eight of our favorite new monsters from Pokemon Gen 8.

Where is Our Shenmue 3 Review?

Reviewing things takes time.

What's Your Favorite Pokemon Generation?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Red and Blue? Ruby and Sapphire? We want to know that generation of Pokemon speaks to you the most.

Red Dead Redemption 2 PC Makes Arthur the Clumsiest, and Most Unstoppable, Sharpshooter in the West

Revisiting Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC is an unexpected treat.

What Game Would Be Better If You Had to Carry a Baby Around With You?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Death Stranding's out, so let's think about what games would be better if you nurtured a baby.

What's Your Favorite Sports Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Deadspin forever.

What's Your Favorite In-Game Costume?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Happy Halloween! Let's talk video game costumes and skins.

What's Your Favorite Video Game Monster?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | We love to be scared of 'em.

What's The Scariest Video Game Setting?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | To continue with Halloween tradition, let's talk about the creepiest environments in games.

What's Your Favorite Horror Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | 'Tis the season to be frightened.

WoW Classic "Bug" List Has Fans Fighting With Blizzard and Their Memories

Blizzard's "Not a Bug" list is oddly contentious within the community.

What Gaming Experience Has Positively Impacted Your Mental Health?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's share a little positivity heading into the weekend.

What's Your Favorite Console Revision?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | The Switch Lite is out today, so let's look back on the history of console revisions.

What's Your Favorite Dreamcast Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | With the Dreamcast turning 20 this week, let's talk about our favorite Dreamcast games.

A PSA for the USG Community: Why We're Wiping Our Comments Archive

A note from the editor on why we're scrubbing the comments.

What's Your Favorite SNES Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | With Nintendo Switch Online boosting its library, tell us about your favorite SNES game.

What Game Are You Playing Over the Long Labor Day Weekend?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's a three-day weekend for most people out there, and a lot of games came out this week.

What Retro Game Do You Still Play Regularly?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Mario 3? Planescape Torment? StarCraft? We want to know what classic games are still in your regular rotation.

Every Game and Trailer Shown off During the August Nintendo Indie World Showcase

Did you miss this morning's Indie World showcase? Let us help you.

What's The Best Video Game Spaceship?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | In honor of No Man's Sky Beyond, let's look back on the coolest spaceships around.

What's Your Favorite Non-Violent Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's talk about our favorite chill, combat-free games.

What's Your Favorite Fighting Game of All-Time?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's celebrate Evo 2019 by talking about our favorite fighting games.

What's Your Favorite Strategy Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | With a new Fire Emblem out in the wild, let's talk strategy.

Who's Your Favorite Video Game Cat?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Morgana? Cait Sith? Tell us who your favorite video game feline is.

What's Your Favorite Video Game Spinoff?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Dragon Quest's latest spinoff is out, so let's talk about other spinoff games we adore.

The Switch Mini Is Officially the Portable-Focused Switch Lite, Has Multiple Compromises Over Original Switch

The Switch Lite is releasing in September, costs $200, and comes in three colors, but it's missing some key features of the original Nintendo Switch.

What Game Are You Playing Over 4th of July Weekend?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's a long weekend for some folks, or a fractured week for others. Anyway, what are you playing?

What Non-Mario Level Maker Game Would You Like to See Happen?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Super Mario Maker 2 is out, so let's theorize what level maker game should come next!

What's Your Favorite Anime Series?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | With Evangelion's resurrection comes anime discourse.

After Playing a Bunch of Dota Underlords, Valve's Effort Feels a Little Too Safe

Underlords takes the tried-and-true Valve approach, for all that entails.

Now That E3 2019 Is Done, What's Your Most Anticipated Game for the Rest of 2019?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | The smoke has cleared. Let's look ahead to what's next now.

Ninja Theory's Next Game, Bleeding Edge, Hitting Technical Alpha Later This Month

Bleeding Edge was officially revealed at the Xbox E3 press conference.

How Blocking Solved the Lightsaber Problem in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

There's actually a major gameplay issue with the lightsaber, but Respawn figured a way to solve it.

What Are You Most Excited to See at E3 2019?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's get hyped.

Did Today's Stream Sell You on Google Stadia?

COMMUNITY POLL | Are you excited for Stadia now that we know a bit more about the platform?

What's Your Most Outlandish E3 2019 Prediction?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's time to predict things that will most definitely not happen at this year's E3.

What's the First Game You Ever Finished?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | What is the first video game Mt. Everest you have successfully climbed?

Dauntless Feels Like Fortnite To Monster Hunter World's PUBG

Dauntless recalls other recent games, but that might not stand in the way of success.

Final Fantasy 14: Shadowbringers Will Bring Huge Changes to Jobs, Combat, and Quests

Final Fantasy 14 patch 5.0 is changing up the way the game is played.

What Will PlayStation Productions Mean for Video Game Movies?

Sony plants its foot and vows to make better video game films. Will they be more successful where others have failed?

What's Your Favorite Arcade Memory?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Following Street Fighter 3: 3rd Strike, a legendary arcade game, turning 20 this week, we look back on our favorite arcade experiences.

It's Hard to Say Where Guild Wars 2's Story Will Go Next After the Conclusion of War Eternal

The fight against an Elder Dragon comes to a close.

Which Pokemon Would Be Your Partner in Detective Pikachu's Ryme City?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | "[Insert Pokemon name here]! I choose you!"

What's Your Favorite Sonic the Hedgehog Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | After this week's horrifying Sonic trailer, let's look back on some brighter times.

What's Your Favorite Video Game Vehicle?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Days Gone has drifted onto PS4 with its motorcycle steed, so let's talk about some other vehicles we love from games.

What's Your Favorite Co-Op Game to Play With Loved Ones?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's a weekend all about spending time with family and friends, so let's hunker down and talk about our favorite co-op games!

The Best Version of Every Final Fantasy Game

Some Final Fantasy games have remakes of their remakes. What's the definitive version of each single-player mainline installment? Let us help you.

How the Frostbite Engine Became a Nightmare for EA in General, and BioWare in Particular

DICE's engine finds a rough reception at other EA studios.

What's Your Favorite Star Wars Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Tomorrow, we'll finally see what Respawn's Jedi: Fallen Order is all about. In the meantime, let's chat about our favorite Star Wars games.

What Do You Think Is the Best RPG Not Named Chrono Trigger?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | We have concluded our Top 25 RPGs countdown, at last! But what do you think should have been number one?

"The Epic Games Store is Spyware:" How a Toxic Accusation Was Started by Anti-Chinese Sentiment

One of the biggest complaints about the Epic Games Store doesn't hold up.

A Yakuza JRPG and Our Other Favorite Video Game April Fools Jokes From Today

Here are the good gags from this year's April Fool's.

What's the Hardest Game You've Ever Finished?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Everyone is stressed over Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, so let's look back on the other tough games we've fought through.

What Game Are You Playing This Weekend?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | GDC is done. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is out. PAX East is right around the corner. Let's relax and play some games!

Flash Giveaway: Find Out How to Win a Four-Day PAX East Badge

We've got PAX East 2019 badges! Here's how to win!

Three Interesting Twists that Battlefield 5 Firestorm Brings to an Overcrowded Battle Royale Genre

Battlefield 5's Firestorm mode brings some fresh ideas to the Battle Royale landscape, but is it enough to stand out?

Yager's The Cycle Splits Your Attention Between Contracts and Killers

The developer behind Spec Ops: The Line and Dreadnought is self-publishing its next game.

What's Your Dream Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Tell us about the ambitious video game that you'd make if you could.

What's Your Favorite Action Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | What's your favorite go-to game when you need a little action?

Talking Darkest Dungeon and Darkest Dungeon 2 With Red Hook Studios

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | A special midweek interview with the creators of one of our favorite RPGs!

What's Your Favorite Musical Moment in a Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's look back on our favorite moments in games with that perfect soundtrack.

What's The Most Disappointing Game You've Ever Played?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Anthem is another rough launch for BioWare. What other games did you think would be better than they ended up being?

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Metro Exodus, Far Cry New Dawn, Crackdown 3, Anthem... and Tetris 99. It's a big week for video games!

How Are You Feeling About Battle Royale Games After Two Years?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Is the sea of battle royale games too deep... are we drowning?

Kingdom Hearts 3 Spoilers FAQ: All Your Questions Answered

Everything you want to know about Kingdom Hearts 3, including the ending and epilogue, character deaths, how to unlock the secret movie, and more.

What Classic Game Series Would You Like to See Revived?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Resident Evil 2 and Kingdom Hearts 3 have been a long time coming.

Are You More Excited for Resident Evil 2 or Kingdom Hearts 3?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's about to be a big month for games.

We Revisit the Greatest Dragon Quest of Them All on This Week's RPG Podcast

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Dragon Quest 5, Destiny, and Tales of Vesperia headline this week's episode of Blood God.

What Game Have You Been Playing Since the Holidays?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's a slow season for games this month, at least until Kingdom Hearts 3 and Resident Evil 2 hit.

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.

What's Your Most Anticipated Game of 2019?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | 2019 is looking a little light so far, but that doesn't mean there aren't exciting releases.

What's Your Favorite Game of 2018?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | The time has come: let's all discuss our favorite games of 2018!

Happy Holidays from USG, and Thanks Again for Your Amazing Support in 2018

2018 was a great year for USG. Here are some of the highlights!

USG Game of the Year 2018: Community Pick

You voted, now here are the results!

Help Choose the Community Pick for the Best Game of 2018

Vote for your favorite game of 2018 in the comments! Votes close at 5pm PT / 8pm ET on December 20.

The USG End of the Year Podcast Special

PODCAST | The entire gang from USgamer get together to recount the best of 2018.

What Do You Think is the Most Underrated Game of 2018?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | What game do you think deserved more attention than it got?

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Has Some Truly Twisted References to Metal Gear Solid and Other Classic Games

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's sense of humor is darker than the space between stars.

Who's Your Favorite Fighter in Super Smash Bros.?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Super Smash Bros. Ultimate has every character ever, making for an exciting entry.

Persona 4 vs Persona 5: Which One Should be on our Top 25 RPG List? We Want Your Thoughts!

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Nadia and I discuss which Persona game deserves to be in the #9 slot in the Top 25 RPG list, and we want your thoughts, too!

Do You Think Multiplayer Shooters Should Still Have Single-Player Campaigns?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Black Ops 4 had no campaign. Battlefield 5's was very slight. Is the age of the shooter with both a campaign and multiplayer waning?

USgamer Stream: Red Dead Online [Done!]

The USgamer team tries not to get Red or Dead in the Old West.

We're in the Final Stretch of the Top 25 RPG Countdown!

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | The Top 10 is here!

The 10 Best Games to Get on Black Friday Along With Their Best Deals

God of War for $17, Assassin's Creed Odyssey for $20, and more!

What Game Are You Playing Over Thanksgiving Weekend?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's a long weekend. It's Black Friday. And best of all, it's the day where we can eat five times what we should.

Overwatch Legendary Edition Giveaway: How to Enter and Win a Free Copy for PC

We're giving away 70 copies of the acclaimed hero shooter for PC. Here's how to enter and win!

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