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USG's Top 20 Games of 2020

From thirsty gods to avaricious raccoons, these were our favorite games in 2020.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Pushes Back Season One Launch and Warzone Debut

You'll still be leaving Verdansk for a new Cold War locale soon, just not *that* soon.

Fortnite's New Crew Subscription Aims to Turn Regular Players Into Regular Customers

With many still banking V-Bucks from one Battle Pass to buy the next, Epic’s adding a new subscription to entice players.

The Last of Us Part 2 and Hades Lead 2020's Game Awards Nominees

Supergiant and Naughty Dog have racked up the nods at this year's Keighley-tastic show.

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney Compares Feud With Apple to "Civil Rights Fights"

It also seems like Epic isn't going to back down after today's App Store policy change.

Apple's New App Store Fee Changes Make Epic’s Anti-Competitive Claims Shakier

The Fortnite maker's legal battle with Apple is centered on the App Store's 30% fee. Now, for many companies, that'll be halved.

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.

Apex Legends Players Are Getting 10 Free Battle Pass Levels Next Week

After launching Season 7 with sluggish progression changes, Respawn wants to make things up to players.

Apex Legends' Design Director on Next-Gen Upgrades, the Switch, and Crunch at Respawn

Ahead of Season 7's launch, Respawn's Jason McCord also fills us in on Horizon, map design, and Respawn's new studio.

Apex Legends Season 7 Features a Floating City and the Battle Royale's First Vehicle

A new map and a new way to get around are coming to the Apex Games.

Apex Legends Heads to Steam Next Month, Switch Version Delayed to 2021

The start of Season 7 will mark Apex's Steam debut.

Fortnite Has a New, Gigantic PC Patch That Should Ultimately Reduce Its Install Size

To avoid a Modern Warfare problem, Fortnite's new update is like ripping off a band-aid.

A 64-Player Pac-Man Battle Royale Is Launching Exclusively on Stadia

There's a free demo out now if you're down to try out Google's streaming service.

Luigi is Real in Super Mario Bros. 35

Play as Luigi in Super Mario Bros. 35. (Or wear his skin, whatever.)

Fall Guys Lets You Be the Blue Blur With Sonic the Hedgehog Costume

Going fast would be ideal in Fall Guys.

Super Mario Bros. 35 is Giving Me Flashbacks to Childhood Mario Rumors

Journey back to the Minus World with me.

Fall Guys Sets a Start Date for the Medieval-Themed Season 2

You know what that game needs? Siege warfare.

Hyper Scape Team Says It's "Taking Action" on Game's Issues Heading Into Season 2

Expanding the player base and improving combat feel are on the docket for Ubisoft's battle royale.

Apex Legends Is Launching Cross-Play in Beta Next Week

A new event and limited-time mode will accompany the battle royale's cross-play rollout.

An Absurdly Long List of Every Game I've Played Since Quarantine Began

Caty embarks on a frankly stupid exercise through her game tracking spreadsheet.

Nvidia RTX 3080 Scalpers Who Used Bots Might Get Taken Down by Bots in Return

Those bids in the tens of thousands of dollars? They may be meant to oust the scalpers.

A New Fall Guys Update Gives Its Stages a Mid-Season Refresh

If you were waiting till season 2 for new challenges, you may want to pop back in.

Fall Guys Is Adding Epic's Anti-Cheat After a Failed Attempt at Trapping Cheaters Together

You hopefully never saw Cheater Island, but now it's no more.

Fortnite Adds Stark Industries HQ Today, and Sets the Stage for Galactus

Tony Stark's headquarters have arrived on the Battle Royale map.

Apex Legends Is Giving the Dummies Inside All of Us Another Big Day

A month of returning limited-time modes is kicking off with one of the best.

Super Mario Bros. 35 Is Tetris 99 Meets Mario

Strangely, this official take on a Mario battle royale will also be a limited-time affair.

Fortnite Will Get Ray Tracing Exclusively for Nvidia Cards

When those new 30 Series GPUs arrive, it'll be the only game with all the latest features.

Ubisoft's Next Forward Presentation Will Show Off Watch Dogs: Legion and More Next Week

Watch Dogs: Legion, Rainbow Six Siege, and the game formerly known as Gods & Monsters will be there.

Fall Guys Adding 4 New Costumes as Charity Bid Competition Hits $1 Million

Ninja, MrBeast, G2 Esports, and Aim Lab pooled resources to secure this exclusive honor.

Fall Guys Takes the Crown For Most Downloaded PS Plus Game

Mediatonic has summited the PS Plus mountain.

Call of Duty: Warzone Could Be Getting a Zombies Mode

As well as new modes focused on vehicles, an outbreak, and Plunder.

Apple Temporarily Defeats Epic's Lawsuit to Put Fortnite Back on the App Store

But the developer still has access to the Unreal Engine on iOS.

Xbox Files Support For Epic Games's Lawsuit Against Apple

This could have huge ramifications for Xbox's xCloud streaming platform.

Report: Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Pre-Orders Will Unlock Frank Woods As a Warzone Operator

And there's evidence of a closed beta for the game.

Epic Turns Apple Dispute Into a Fortnite Event With the #FreeFortnite Cup

The event debuts this Sunday, on August 23.

Apex Legends Gets Experimental With Crafting and Armor Changes in Season 6

Some changes to shields and the introduction of crafting are huge twists.

Apex Legends Season 6 Datamines Point to a Tropical Island Map

As well as map reworks for King's Canyon.

Apex Legends's Community Is Giving Mirage Voyage a Glorious Sendoff

The infamous location is going away at the end of this season.

Epic's Beef With Apple and Google Finally Erupted This Week

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Epic Games takes on Apple and Google while Microsoft and Facebook wait to pounce, and Halo Infinite's delay shakes console launch plans.

Fortnite Is Huge on iOS, Android Not So Much

Epic's Apple-focused crusade makes more sense in light of Fortnite's comparatively tiny Android revenue.

Apex Legends's Rampart Comes With a Huge Turret Gun in Season 6

And the World's Edge is getting a facelift.

Fortnite Has Been Removed From the Google Play Store, Epic Files Lawsuit in Response

This comes hours after Apple kicked Fortnite off the App Store.

Epic Wants Its Own App Store on iOS for Fortnite and More

If Apple's App Store dominance wanes, could we see an iOS Epic Games Store?

Apple Pulls Fortnite From App Store Over Mobile Payment Change [Update]

Two tech giants are taking the gloves off.

Fortnite Discounts the Price of V-Bucks, Adds New Mobile Payment Method

The mobile discount circumvents Apple and Google's 30% transaction fee.

Tomorrow's Fall Guys Update Will Add Another Level and Fix a Boatload of Issues

Less Royal Fumble = more royale fun.

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout Review: Falling With Style

The latest viral hit is actually pretty fun—if you can weather its prolific server issues.

Apex Legends Is Getting a Form of Crafting in its Next Season

Also on the way are "holo-sprays," a Titanfall weapon, and a new Legend named Rampart.

Is Fall Guys On Nintendo Switch?

We look at whether you'll be able to play Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout on the Switch, as well as what other consoles it's available on too.

Microsoft Says Xbox Live Gold Isn't Changing or Going Anywhere for Now

Rumblings of Live's imminent demise seem to have been premature.

Fall Guys Is Out, And Its Servers Are Being Swarmed With Players

Connection issues are plaguing the incredibly popular new game.

Does Fall Guys Have Split Screen and Couch Co-Op?

We look at whether you'll be able to play locally with your friends on Fall Guys below.

Fall Guys: Server Connection Error Explained

We show you what's causing connection issues for Fall Guys and what you can do about it.

Warzone Will "Become Tied to" Other Call of Duty Games in the Future

Call of Duty 2020, is that you?

Fortnite Adds Cars and Trucks Tomorrow in the Joy Ride Update

There should be a few different vehicles headed to the island.

The 10 Gaming Trends That Need to Die on Next-Gen Consoles

The USG team has come together to talk smack about the trends we can't stand as we look ahead to the PS5 and Xbox Series X.

Call of Duty: Warzone's Season 5 Update Can Now Be Pre-Loaded

The launch time appears to be 11 p.m. PST tomorrow.

Hyper Scape, Ubisoft's Upstart Battle Royale, Leaves Beta and Hits Consoles Next Month

When it returns, it'll kick off its first season and full Battle Pass.

There May Not Be an Ominous Missile in Call of Duty: Warzone After All [Update]

And it looks like it's headed for Stadium.

Fall Guys Accidentally Rockets Up the Twitch Viewer Charts During an Internal Test

Not a bad outcome for a developer slip-up.

Apex Legends 2020 Review: Still in the Ring

With cross-play and a Switch launch looming, now feels like a fine time for a reevaluation.

Apex Legends' First Season 6 Teaser is Here, Pointing to Map Changes

The World's Edge could be in for a few reworks.

Alleged Pandemic Crunch on Apex Legends Points to a Widespread Industry Issue

A recent Glassdoor review points to a problem that'll likely affect games for years to come.

Fall Guys Pulls a Rocket League, Heads For PS Plus At Launch

That's sure to drop a lot more Fall Guys into the inflatable battle royale.

Apex Legends Dev: Cross-Play Won't Automatically Include PC Players

You won't be matched up against entire teams of PC players.

Fortnite's Cars Update is Still a Few Weeks Away

But we can expect it by the end of Season 3.

The Next Ubisoft Forward Presentation Is Happening in September

The embattled company is moving ahead with plans for another digital showcase soon.

Microsoft No Longer Sells 12-Month Xbox Live Gold Subscriptions

You can still purchase codes from other retailers, though.

Here's Someone Using a Pen to Win in Apex Legends

Are you winning, son?

The "Pleasant Surprise" for Titanfall Fans in Apex Legends Season 5 Is Here

We've also got a big hint as to where Apex might take its Legends next.

Ubisoft Forward 2020 Recap: Far Cry 6 Announced Alongside a Host of New Trailers

Assassin's Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs: Legion get release dates, and more from today's Ubisoft Forward.

Epic's Tim Sweeney Says His PS5 Praise Came Before Talk of a Sony Investment

Sony's $250 million wasn't on the table until recent weeks, Sweeney says.

Call of Duty: Warzone's Map Will Reportedly Undergo Substantial Changes in Season 5

A new report from Video Games Chronicle details how Verdansk is changing in the next season of Call of Duty: Warzone.

What We Like and Don't Like About Ubisoft's New Battle Royale, Hyper Scape

Ubisoft drops into the battle royale market.

Fortnite Dataminers Uncover a Secret Underwater Location, Set to Go Live in August

Fortnite's tide will recede over the coming weeks.

Call of Duty's Latest Update Reignites Complaints About Its Huge File Footprint

The PC version lacks options for picking which parts you do and don't want.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Patch Nerfs the Grau and MP5

The patch applies to both Modern Warfare and Warzone.

Ubisoft to Reportedly Reveal Hyper Scape, a New Battle Royale

It'll be shown off ahead of the Ubisoft Forward stream next month.

Call of Duty: Warzone's Player Count Is About to Get a Lot Bigger

Another big patch will make way for bigger lobbies.

Inception Headlines Fortnite's First Movie Night This Friday

Just like Nolan dreamed it would.

Apex Legends Soft Launching on Mobile By the End of 2020

With a full launch in Q1 2020.

Fortnite Has Removed All Cop Cars From Both Modes

And it appears to be deliberate.

Apex Legends' Mirage Statue Sure Looks Like That Infamous Ronaldo Bust

But that's also kind of the point.

EA Play Live 2020 Recap: New Skate, Star Wars: Squadrons Gameplay, and the Rest of Today's Announcements

We got a glimpse of EA's future today, from EA Originals to next-gen.

Seven EA Games Will Launch on Switch in the Next Year

Counting Burnout Paradise and Apex, that leaves five unannounced titles.

Apex Legends Is Coming to Switch and Getting Cross-Play This Fall

Cross-play is coming to Respawn's game.

There's a New Apex Legends Teaser, and It Could Point to a Crypto Event

Could we be about to see another Town Takeover?

Fortnite's Latest Event Had to Actually Cap Out Its Player Count

As a result, more than 2 million tuned in to watch the event on Twitch.

Some Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Updates Are Larger Than Planned, and Activision Will Investigate

Turns out the new patch shouldn't have been 84 gigabytes.

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