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With this week's release of The Walking Dead: 400 Days, a whole lot of you are doubtless going to be hungry for more story-heavy action soon. Here's a roundup of some other experiences you might want to try.
Eurogamer's Martin Robinson reports from this year's Rezzed Game Jam in the UK, home of some truly creative takes on the '80s as a theme.
Mega Man's inclusion on the Super Smash Bros. roster may hint that Capcom's robot is set to rise again.
Ever felt your tastes were just slightly out of step with everyone else? Pete certainly has. Embrace your weird and wonderful tastes -- it makes conversations about gaming more interesting for everyone!
Microsoft is in dire need of someone who will represent them in the court of public opinion.
"Life sims" are an interesting spinoff of the strategy and RPG genres, and with the current popularity of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, they're at the forefront of the public's attention at present. Pete investigates some of the most intriguing examples over the years.
Eurogamer's Ed Smith explores the strange, cruel world of Dennaton's brutally violent hit, recently released for PS3 and Vita.
55 years later, Edward R. Murrow's cautionary address for a growing medium is still relevant
30 years ago, two companies teamed up to create a global computer standard. Great video games were the guest of honor.
Microsoft's Xbox One reversal has us reflecting on some of the medium's biggest blunders, reversals, and retractions.
Pete contemplates how having shelves full of physical games might be good for the gaming medium in the long run.
Eurogamer's Dan Whitehead looks at the Little Android Console That Could... but can it, really?
Eurogamer's Simon Parkin takes a closer look at how Square Enix is doing its best to fix the "problem child" of the Final Fantasy family.
We look back in series history and see how we ended up with an action RPG as the franchise's latest.
Have you ever played and absolutely adored a game that press and public alike seemed to despise? The USgamer team gives its thoughts on a selection of favorite "underdogs" through the years.
Whether you love or hate Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins, you've probably got good reasons for it.
Seemingly everyone is playing Nintendo's new life sim at the moment -- even those who would never normally touch social games. What's Nintendo done differently to the hundreds of Facebook game developers out there?
Lucas claims games are still waiting for a Titanic-style storytelling success; Tornquist isn't so sure. Eurogamer's Tom Phillips reports.
Eurogamer's Tom Phillips reports on an eye-opening talk at the recent PC and indie games show Rezzed.
Dissecting a masterpiece with the original designers, and the original design document.
Three decades ago, Nintendo parlayed a single arcade hit into a home gaming dynasty that remains strong to this day. Their secret? A strong belief in quality, the cutthroat pursuit of profit, and an occasional dash of humility.
"Xenogears, that's the type of game that relieves my fears." We're right there with you, Del.
After Microsoft's dramatic 180, Eurogamer's Wesley Yin-Poole seeks out a variety of opinions on the complex used games issue.
Jeremy and Brendan attempt to disagree without resorting to personal attacks in USgamer's first Point/Counterpoint column.
The quick reversal of anti-consumer policies is nice, but Microsoft and other companies are now likely to take the wrong lessons away from the debacle.
Eurogamer's Tom Bramwell believes that for Microsoft's reversal to have meaning, it must be matched by deeper change.
Not sure if she's doing it wrong, Olivia questions whether or not Animal Crossing: New Leaf is a management sim blessing or a holy-crap-there-so-much-to-do-and-I-want-the-best-town-ever-right-now time-sink curse.
Gender equality in video games is an important talking point in our community. With this in mind, Olivia takes a look at how well Naughty Dog handles gender roles in The Last of Us. Warning, this article contains spoilers.
Some games have a habit of inserting themselves into your waking life; which ones have consumed you?
JRPG developer Gust may be best-known for its Atelier series, but as Pete discovers, its other franchise Ar Tonelico is well worth exploring too.
Channeling the powers of Joaquin Phoenix in Gladiator, we've each got one thumb up and one thumb down for what we saw at E3.
The next-gen car combat genre is heating up, with a familiar name and a brand new one ready to go wheel to wheel.
30 years ago, Atari made its official debut in Japan, hoping to go toe-to-toe with upstarts like Nintendo and Sega. It bombed hard.
Do you invest in gaming trends? Let our team of seasoned professionals tell you where to place your bets coming out of the big show.
Cliff Bleszinski claims that triple-A can't function with used and rental games around. Does he have a point?
Screenshots and grainy YouTube videos don't paint the best picture of some great-looking games.
At E3, Warner Brothers went to great lengths to showcase a game that looks and feels too much like its predecessors.
Eurogamer's Christian Donlan ponders the prevalence of second screen interactivity at E3.
We saw quite a few games at E3 obviously shooting for adult audiences, but making something dark isn't the only way to be mature.
Eurogamer's Tom Bramwell gives us a timely reminder not to judge games by their E3 clichés.
We're well and truly in the next generation of console gaming now, and it's the first where Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo are doing things markedly differently.
Three new racers. Three different platforms. Which one took pole at E3?
Between Donkey Kong Country and Super Mario 3D World, Mario's most oddball adventure is seeing a modest revival.
I'll be sitting down with Goichi Suda on Thursday, and I want to bring along a question from you.
An interview with the creators of Lightning Returns yields an unexpected (but intriguing) turnabout.
Did you watch any of the E3 press conferences hoping for something a little different to what you saw? You're not alone.
As we enter the next generation and are still confronted with an endless barrage of guns and cars, are we handing over money for old rope?
What is this place? Who are we? What are we all about? Find that out and more as we welcome you to USgamer, a brand new video game site from the makers of Eurogamer.net
The team here at USgamer let you in on our most anticipated titles of E3 2013.
Are you ready to challenge the barrage? Here's ten of the best danmaku shmups on all platforms.
What does Florentine Renaissance art have to do with cultural acceptance and the industry's creative stagnation?
PopCap's recent announcement that Plants vs. Zombies 2 will be free-to-play has many players concerned - and with good reason.
As worrying details of the next gen emerge, what should we make of the recent Battlefield 1943 outage and EA's tardy response?
The story of how a young developer from the UK made the jump from iOS to the "hipster of the games world."
An exploration of the shmup genre's most challenging offshoot.
Seven games that made Nintendo's first console a juggernaut before it ever reached America.
Key titles from the most successful Japanese game system you've probably never played.
Eight years after its release, there remains a group of secret-seekers looking to unearth Team Ico's final mystery.
The inside story on Microsoft's greatest challenge: breaking into the Far East.
ANGELINA designs video games - and has questionable views on human morality.
A plethora of Japan's most promising independent developers did something unusual recently: they met each other.
Ever get the feeling your video games are talking to you? You may not be crazy after all....
The list of PC games goes on and on and on, but we've got it down to a top ten. There's something for everyone here, from stellar RPGs, first-person shooters and challenging puzzlers.
In anticipation for Naughty Dog's upcoming survival action game The Last of Us, I've made a wish list of sorts, hoping the gritty narrative gets really dark.
Marketing mistruths are so commonplace that some companies aren't even trying for plausibility any more
Curious what the big deal is about Nintendo's quirky attempt at the simulation genre?
The "fix" for Nintendo's social game falls disappointingly out of step with current trends.
Now the action really starts heating up with a treacherous journey through The Lost Bastille to face the Three Ruin Sentinels in an epic showdown. We'll tell you how to defeat them.
As the launch of Xbox One draws ever closer, we take one last, long look at the launch games roster, and make recommendations about which ones are worth investing in.
Need some help with Pokemon X and Y? Here's what you need to know to get up and running quickly. Where to begin, what to do, where to go. super training - and what you can create with mega evolutions!
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