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"The Greatest Star Wars Game Ever": Dark Forces

It's May the 4th! Here's one of our favorite Star Wars games ever!

Starting Screen | Why Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is Already the Fastest Selling Game in the Series' History

Why Nintendo's racer is more important than your typical next-gen port. Plus: Morrowind's 15th anniversary, American Gods, and more!

All of the Kirby Games, Ranked From Worst to Best

In honor of Kirby's 25th anniversary, we ranked them all. Yes, even Kirby Air Ride.

Starting Screen | Call of Duty: WW2 Needs More Than a New Setting to Refresh the Series

Strong sales belie the franchise's creative rot.

Old Game Magazines' "Letters to the Editor" Give Us a Glimpse Back at Ancient Gaming Discourse

From "Say your prayers, Nintendo!" to "The Saturn will pull through! You'll see!"

Star Wars: Battlefront II Is Coming, the SNES Classic Is Coming (Maybe), and the Rest of This Week's Headlines

ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.

Ranking The Disney Afternoon Collection's Games from Best to Worst

All the games in the Disney Afternoon Collection are great, but some are greater than others. We count 'em down.

A Pioneering Game's Journey: The History of Oregon Trail

Oregon Trail co-creator Don Rawitsch talks about the game's history, from its humble beginnings to its induction into the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

Starting Screen | Sprite-Based Game Art Is Far from Overdone

Indie developers love sprites, but each studio has a unique thumbprint that keeps the retro style fresh.

Nintendo Direct News, No NES Classic Edition for You, and the Rest of This Week's Headlines

ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.

What's The Best of the Telltale Series Games?

Mike takes a look at Telltale's history and decides which titles have been in the best in the Telltale Series.

Starting Screen | Owning a Console is More Complicated (And Expensive) Than Ever

The PS4 Pro and Scorpio are obscuring some of the traditional benefits of owning a console.

The Scorpio Reveal, Persona 5 Streaming Drama, and the Rest of This Week's Headlines

ENDING CREDITS | Taking a look a back at this week's headlines and everything else you might have missed on USgamer.

Persona 5's Katsura Hashino on His Favorite Characters, Japanese vs. Western Storytelling, and Anxiety

"So many people are getting carried away with their anxiety that they’re losing touch with what’s really going on."

Starting Screen | How Exactly Did Destiny 2's $250 Collector's Edition Become the Accepted Norm?

Collector's Editions are the perfect winning scenario for publishers. Plus: Japanese April Fools Jokes, more obscure RPGs, and all the rest.

From Playing on Donkey Konga Drums to Literal Potatoes, These Are the Best Weird Game Streams

Between playing Overwatch with bananas and Dark Souls with a Wii racing wheel, streamers are being increasingly more innovative with how they play games.

Persona 5 Review Round-Up: Phantom Thieves Are Stealing Hearts And Scores

You may be shocked to find out that reviewers enjoy Persona 5.

Starting Screen | After This Weekend, Splatoon Already Has One New Fan (Me)

Discovering one of the Wii U's gems on the Switch. Plus: Destiny 2, StarCraft HD, and more obscure RPGs.

In Honor of the Power Rangers Movie, The Most Broken Character In Fighting Game History

As the new movie release in theatres, we look at the Power Rangers: Fighting Edition game on Super Nintendo.

What Remains of Edith Finch is a Living, Breathing Interactive Anthology

Inspired by literary anthologies and real-life maniacal architecture, Giant Sparrow's What Remains of Edith Finch is a game that will inspire you to call your loved ones.

Hajime Tabata Reflects on the Transformation of Versus XIII to Final Fantasy XV

INTERVIEW | The trials of transforming Versus XIII, preparing a global launch, and making Prompto popular.

The Ten Most Important Early Computer and Video Games

These devices, inventions and innovations gave birth to an entire industry.

The Persona Spin-Offs That Should Totally Exist Someday

A few months ago Atlus released a survey asking fans what they want next from the Persona series, so we thought of our own ideas.

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Is Based Around a Perfect Apocalypse

A post-apocalyptic setting need not be grim and grey. In fact, it shouldn't be.

Starting Screen | Mass Effect Andromeda is Coming Out at Exactly the Wrong Time

There's never a good time for a bad game to come out, but this month is worse than most.

Starting Screen | What Do You Do When Too Many Great Games are Coming Out at Once?

Strategies for keeping your sanity amid the rush of Zelda and Mass Effect. Plus: Metascores, obscure RPGs, game music, and more!

Small Town Woes, A Night in the Woods-Inspired Mixtape

We made a Night in the Woods-inspired Spotify playlist for you to savor.

Starting Screen | Why Zelda is an Unexpectedly Great Proof of Concept for the Switch

Plus: Music from Night in the Woods, Logan's success, and a little survival horror game set in 1960s Taiwan.

Dispatches from a Garbage Bag (And More Tales from Alt.Ctrl.GDC)

Caty roamed around the experimental hub of Alt.Ctrl.GDC, and came back with stories to share.

Smashin' Squids: Is Nintendo Planning to Give eSports a Sporting Chance on the Switch?

Nintendo might be getting serious about eSports with the Switch, but it has to go all-in to make it work.

Suda51 on The Silver Case and his Return to Subdued Visual Novels

One of gaming's most eccentric auteurs shares what it's like to revisit his first original game, its new chapters for the Playstation 4 remaster, and more.

Digital Gems: A Guide to Dating Girls, Boys, and even Pigeons

In a special Valentine's Day themed Digital Gems, we spotlight some dating simulators that will make your heart skip a beat.

Starting Screen | Nintendo Switch and the Sound of Silence

Nadia runs riot with Kat's column this week as she talks about how excited the world is about the Nintendo Switch -- even though we know little about it.

Essential Weekend Reading: The Overwatch Keyboard Controversy, Nioh's High Difficulty

As we head into the weekend, we highlight the week's most important stories and features.

This Week's Best Video Game Deals - 02/10/2017

Get great deals on Forza Horizon 3, Star Wars Humble Bundle, Lego Batman 3, Saints Row 4: Re-Elected, DiRT Rally, and more.

Essential Weekend Reading: Feeling Better About Nintendo Switch

As we head into the weekend, we highlight the week's most important stories and features.

Back When Screenshots Really Were Screen Shots

Old Man Rignall spins one of his yarns from the olden days of gaming.

USgamer At the Nintendo Switch Event in New York

We share the photos from Jeremy and Nadia's trip to New York to handle the Nintendo Switch for the first time.

Earth, Wind, and Gunfire: Exploring The Sounds of Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Ubisoft Paris shows off all the work that goes into one aspect of a game that players rarely notice: the sound.

How Japan is Taking Back Console Gaming in 2017

2017 IN PREVIEW: A new wave of Japanese console games is taking over 2017.

Race Game Face-Off: Gran Turismo Sport vs. Forza Motorsport 7

2017 IN PREVIEW: New iterations of Gran Turismo and Forza Motorsport are set for release this year. Which one will reign supreme?

Nintendo's Switch and Microsoft's Scorpio Quietly Herald a New Console Generation in 2017

2017 IN PREVIEW: New consoles from Microsoft and Nintendo highlight changing expectations for gamers.

Star Fox's History of Innovation, For Better or Worse

Star Fox Zero will be the latest game in the series to lean on innovation. Here are a few of the previous attempts, and whether they were ultimately successful.

Consoles You've Never Heard of: Amstrad GX4000

On the 25th anniversary of its disastrous European launch, Jaz takes a look back at the ill-fated British console, the Amstrad GX4000.

"Could they fire me? No!" The Warren Robinett Interview

The creator of the very first action adventure explains how he produced the game - and why he made the first gaming Easter Egg.

Top 10 Highest-Grossing Arcade Games of All Time

Plenty has been said about the greatest games from the Golden Age of Arcades. But which ones ate the most quarters? You might be surprised when you find out.

NES Creator Masayuki Uemura on the Birth of Nintendo's First Console

The man who designed Nintendo's revolutionary console recounts the system's birth and the challenges of building an international business.

"I actually was hunting Ewoks." The Original Lucasfilm Games Team Talk About Life at Skywalker Ranch.

Booger Hunt. George Lucas avoiding tax penalties. Monkey Island and dependency charts. The Lost Patrol. A file drawer full of crazy ideas. This is the story about life at Lucasfilm Games - as told by the people who lived it.

More Than StarCraft: Korean Developers Make Their Presence Known at the Busan Indie Connect Festival

South Korean game developers set out to show a different side of Korean gaming at a new game show. We went there, and this is what we found.

A Brief History of Video Game Violence, Part 1: Death Race to Mortal Kombat

Check out the most notable moments that turned heads and stomachs throughout the history of video games.

What Are the Best Uses of Time Travel in Video Games?

Great Scott! Check out the games that play nicest with the always-shaky rules of leaping through time.

More Than Shamans and Savages: American Indians and Game Development

John Romero and others share their perspective on American Indian representation in game development.

Where Final Fantasy Went Wrong, and How Square Enix is Putting It Right

Final Fantasy's star has lost its shine for many fans. We speak with the series' creators to learn how they're working to restore its former glory.

When Nazis Ruled the Earth: The Tricky Politics of Wolfenstein: The New Order

How Bethesda and MachineGames handled the touchy task of letting the Nazis win WWII.

Video Feature: 13 Great Series That Someone Else Screwed Up

When licensing and franchising go horribly wrong, previously brilliant games (and their fans!) are the ones who suffer.

Nothing Lasts Forever: Confronting the Problem of Video Game Preservation

How game historians are working to ensure the future of archiving as the medium shifts to an all-digital format.

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