Gateway Guide

Where You Should Start in Final Fantasy on its 30th Anniversary

Want to get into Final Fantasy? We list entry points for beginning, intermediate, and experienced fans of the series.

The Gateway Guide to Assassin's Creed: Where Should I Start? The Best Assassin’s Creed Games and What's Next

Looking to start playing Ubisoft's amazing Assassin's Creed games? We'll help you find out where to begin by telling you which are actually any good.

The Gateway Guide to Dragon Quest: Where Should I Start?

Don't know where start with Square-Enix's long-running RPG series? Let us break you into the whimsical world of Dragon Quest.

The Gateway Guide to Super Robot Wars

Kat explains Bandai Namco's long-running mecha series, which is getting another English release soon.

The Gateway Guide to Star Wars Games

From Battlefront to TIE Fighter, we explore the universe of Star Wars games.

The Gateway Guide to Dark Souls

Wondering about the best way to approach FromSoftware's devious RPG trilogy? We've got you covered — now with video!

Axe of the Blood God Episode 7: The Wonderful World of Roguelikes

Jeremy, Kat, and special guest Steve Tramer jump into the prickliest of subgenres — roguelikes.

The Gateway Guide to Roguelikes

You keep hearing about "roguelikes," but what does that mean, exactly? Are they good? Should you care? We walk you through this burgeoning genre and recommend the best entry points.

The Gateway Guide to LucasArts Adventure Games

Don't know where to start with LucasArts' legacy? Check out our point-and-click crash course.

The Gateway Guide to Minecraft: Surviving Your First Night and Seeds For Beginners

Looking to get into Mojang's amazing world-building survival title? Here's your first step into the wide world of Minecraft.

Which Street Fighter Should I Start With?

Feeling inspired by EVO 2014 and want to get into Street Fighter? Here’s guide to ease you into the pond.