From thirsty gods to avaricious raccoons, these were our favorite 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.
The new additions look out of place to many, but 343 says a toggle option is being explored.
A strong debut for Sony hasn't stopped Switches from flying off shelves.
Hades, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, and Among Us did get some well-earned love too.
Joanna's back in a new story conceived by The Initiative.
Michael Booth joins Anna Sweet, CEO of Bad Robot Games, on a journey from Valve to VR to JJ.
Browser-based Xbox cloud gaming is just around the corner.
Yes, Infinite will be coming out about a year later than originally intended, but test flights are making a comeback.
This file size really goes above and beyond.
A new PS5 sizzle reel nails down timing for Athia and a few other Sony-favored titles.
COMMUNITY QUESTION | Which busted, broken future is your favorite to explore?
Certain performance quirks and absent features won't be around for long, at least not according to Microsoft.
You'll still be leaving Verdansk for a new Cold War locale soon, just not *that* soon.
That lever-action rifle spin does look like it'd be incredibly fun.
The researchers say the work could be "useful for almost all aspects of gaming and visual technologies."
Jesse Faden's bringing Haven, Va-11 Hall-A, and cheap three-month subscriptions with her.
Where's the pistol in Classic Mode though, id?
We've barely heard a peep about Xbox's delayed launch title since August.
The Doom Slayer is sliding in for a last-minute 2020 launch on Nintendo's platform.
4A Games is also working on the next Metro and exploring potential for multiplayer.
Time to unjam the PlayStation.
That blasted garden gnome is going to space for real this time.
Supergiant and Naughty Dog have racked up the nods at this year's Keighley-tastic show.
Bungie brought back the Cosmodrome and, inadvertently, the act of shooting lazily into a room for shiny engrams.
An Easter egg in SpellForce 3: Fallen God is just that—an Easter egg and nothing more.
Sadly, it's not *more* Half-Life, but it is a free and interesting update.
Arkane's time-looping shooter sets a date for PlayStation and PC next year.
Sales-wise, the new Xbox consoles are off to a good start, at least vaguely so.
Taylor will be the first (and so far only) person from the games to reprise their role on TV.
Phil Spencer says Microsoft isn't "out there with [its] business card" courting teams in Japan.
After launching Season 7 with sluggish progression changes, Respawn wants to make things up to players.
Get ready to go beyond.
It's not a new standard just yet, but that $70 Demon's Souls could've cost more.
The Master Chief Collection will be complete on Windows in just a matter of days.
A large chunk of the digital-only console's drive is dedicated to the operating system.
Hitting 1.0 after 15 years wasn't ambitious enough!
Ahead of Season 7's launch, Respawn's Jason McCord also fills us in on Horizon, map design, and Respawn's new studio.
Two more games are getting pushed back due to COVID complications.
To Howard, going to Xbox was a natural next step, not a seismic shift in the games industry.
A new map and a new way to get around are coming to the Apex Games.
Chris Lee is the second director to leave Halo Infinite's development over the last two years.
The start of Season 7 will mark Apex's Steam debut.
A press release jokes that it could also be the other way around, but let's keep this publisher/developer relationship simple.
Titanfall mechanics... intensifying...
120 FPS modes and 4K on Series X are coming soon.
Jigsaw and Leatherface missed the turn for Mortal Kombat and ended up in Verdansk?
Ubisoft's popular multiplayer shooter could potentially be a big get for streaming.
The new season pass will also add a Director's Cut next year.
Bungie will introduce Destiny 2's next-gen improvements about a month after Beyond Light.
A new job listing hints at the nature of Ken Levine's next "outrageous and ridiculous" title.
It's a long-overdue workaround for Modern Warfare's gigantic file size.
Yup, that sure is a blue Halo guy.
Just ahead of the next-gen console launch, AMD is introducing its new Zen 3 CPUs for PCs.
Europa's got the goods, apparently.
That's hundreds of people out of a job at an office that predates the merger.
Bethesda could already be bolstering Xbox's lineup.
The sequel has seemed like an iffy proposition since Starbreeze's reconstruction woes, but work is apparently forging ahead.
It's about GRD-damn time.
A free giveaway leaks a little bit early.
Treyarch shows off the new version of its undead adventure and promises it'll continue to grow over time.
Caty embarks on a frankly stupid exercise through her game tracking spreadsheet.
On launch day for Series X and Series S, Ultimate is getting a boatload of EA titles.
Hoist a pitchfork, grab some pills, and go to town on those zombies.
Bungie's making some player customization tweaks with the next expansion.
It'll be the first Bethesda game there post-Microsoft acquisition, but PC players need to wait.
For more storage capable of next-gen loading speeds, you'll be paying a premium.
It could be a misdirect, but why fake people out on the week Microsoft bought Bethesda?
Even after a big buy, Xbox could still keep growing.
Bungie is honoring a coworker and friend today.
With today's release of Halo 3: ODST for PC, USgamer sits down with 343's Michael Fahrny to talk about the always improving (but not-yet perfect) Halo compilation.
Time to catch up on Destiny 2, before Beyond Light.
Bethesda's two timed Sony console launches will honor those commitments in the wake of Microsoft's acquisition.
That retailer free-for-all? Yeah, Sony's sorry about that.
The bikes are setting back down on the ground.
Respawn's reboot is coming to Oculus headsets, as well as SteamVR.
The Last Stand Update adds a new campaign and a whole lot more.
Nine Inch Nails' classic tracks have been remastered for vinyl.
The Quest 2 is out next month, and the Rift S will be discontinued next year.
Valorant Game Director Joe Ziegler talks new modes, player feedback, and being willing to disrupt the meta.
In January, we'll have more incredible speedruns to watch even if we're still socially distant.
Rejoining Xbox would be a mindboggling move for the makers of Destiny and Halo.
Time to relive the spin-off that Master Chief sat out.
Save files and DLC will also transfer to next-gen systems.
As per usual, there's a platform preference and special access granted for pre-orders.
We go hands-on with Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War's 1980s-set multiplayer.
You won't find microtransactions when the main game launches this year.
And it'll be revealed before launch in November.
You may need more oomph for 4K and 60 FPS, but you can probably run Crysis pretty well as-is.
Ahead of the official multiplayer reveal next week.
In the wake of Mick Gordon and id Software's split.
And we can expect PC system requirements soon.
Step aside, Craig. Let the fella with the red sword through.
The game's not coming till next year, but it still has a 2020 Monster Energy tie-in.
You'll be able to blast these demons without buying the full release.
Sources say it's most likely we'll see the PS5 launch in the middle of the month.
Hugo Martin's seemingly confirmed some pretty exciting enemies.
As we creep closer to November, we'll learn a lot about Stasis in short order.
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