List

The 5 Scariest Moments in The Last of Us Part 2

Naughty Dog's sequel sure is a fully-fledged horror game.

It's Time to Rank Pokemon's Main Rivals, And No, Blue Isn't #1

Rivals are as synonymous with Pokemon as gym leaders in goofy costumes and children fighting organized crime. We're here to rate them from best to worst.

Ranking the Fictional Punk Bands in The Last of Us Part 2

From The Clover 4 to Scribbling Kids Concept, we take a look at the best fictional punk bands in The Last of Us Part 2.

20 Video Game Starting Screens That Left A Fantastic First Impression

From The Last of Us to Mega Man 2, these are our favorite title screens in video games.

The Most Beautiful 2D Sprite Games of All Time

Let's celebrate the simple beauty of sprite-based games.

20 Amazing In-Game Maps That Did More Than Show the Way Forward

From A Link to the Past to Planescape: Torment, these are our favorite maps in video games.

Five Great Single-Player Games That Are Also Perfect for Groups

One controller doesn't have to mean playing alone.

The 10 Best Co-Op Games For Players on a Budget

Looking for something fun to do with a friend on a budget? These 10 games will bring a smile to your faces and relief to your bank accounts.

It's Time to Rank Every Single Jackbox Party Pack Game

There have been six Jackbox Party Packs, so we ranked them in order from worst to best.

Six Predictions for Final Fantasy 7 Remake Part 2

What comes next for Cloud, Tifa, Barret, Aerith, and Red XIII? We have some educated guesses.

What The DualSense Controller Teaches Us About PS5

We got our first glimpse at the DualShock 4's successor today. Here's what we can infer about the PS5 based on this new info.

The Best Half-Life: Alyx Streamers to Watch If You Can't Play It Yourself

If you don't have a VR-ready PC and a headset, one of these might be the right streamer or let's play series for you.

The Five Best Half-Life: Alyx Easter Eggs and Callbacks

Half-Life: Alyx doesn't go overboard with its nostalgia plays, but it has a few. These are the best of them.

Stay at Home, Play These Free Games, and Literally Save Lives

Whether made available because of the coronavirus pandemic or not, here are some free games you can enjoy in the coming days.

All the Ways You Can Prepare for Animal Crossing: New Horizons Before Launch

Thanks to fan tools and the archives of Animal Crossing: New Leaf-era QR code sharing, there's a lot of ways to prepare for New Horizons' launch later this week.

The Final Fantasy 7 Spinoffs You Never Knew About

The less famous stories, movies, and games that filled in the gaps of Final Fantasy 7's lore.

6 Resident Evil 3 Remake Details We Spotted That Fans Will Appreciate

From an easier-to-balance inventory to a familiar perk of fighting back against Nemesis, here's everything we noticed in our demo.

All the Sega References and Easter Eggs We Spotted in the Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

Here's everything we noticed in the Sonic the Hedgehog movie.

The 8 Best Entries From Global Game Jam 2020: These Indies Want to Repair Our World

Meditations on the theme of "repair" with robots, relationships, and more.

The 25 Best Mobile Games for iOS and Android

From smartphones to tablets, these are the best games you can get on your iOS and Android devices. Now updated for 2020!

The 25 Best Steam Games

A rotating list of the best games on Steam may seem impossible on the surface, but against all odds, we've done it. Now updated for 2020!

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: The Honorable Mentions

These are the overlooked games that are still winners in our hearts.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #100-51

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #50-26

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #25-1

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

The 25 Best Xbox One Games

Our always rotating list of the best games on Microsoft's console, and its premium partner the Xbox One X. Now updated for 2020!

The 25 Best PS4 Games

Our rotating list of the best games on PlayStation 4, now updated again for 2020!

The 25 Best Nintendo Switch Games

Our rotating list of the best games on Switch, now updated for the start of 2020!

USG's 20 Most Anticipated Games of 2020

From indies to long-awaited sequels, these are our 20 most anticipated games for this new year.

Mike Williams' Top 10 Games of 2019: Closing Out Another Generation

Once again, I bring you only the best.

Nadia Oxford's Top 10 Games of 2019: Dragons, Dragons, Rock the Dragons

Whoops, I accidentally RPG again.

Eric Van Allen's Top 10 Games of 2019: The Head and the Heart

Murder Hogwarts, class of 2019.

Mat Olson's Top 10 Games of 2019: 99 Geese Drop Into the FBC...

Hey! I'm pretty new here. These are some games I liked this year.

Hirun Cryer's Top 10 Games of 2019: Excuse the Turmoil

Samurais and showdowns.

Joel Franey's Top 10 Games of 2019: Flying High

These games took me worlds away.

Jake Green's Top 10 Games of 2019: I'm a Rocket Man

The best games of 2019, as picked by your friendly neighborhood Guides Writer.

Caty McCarthy's Top 10 Games of 2019: Beyond the Pale

It's me, the Art Cop.

USG's Top 20 Games of 2019

From post-apocalyptic melodramatic deliveries to rude geese, these were our favorite games of 2019.

The Best Game Music of 2019

Game music had the nerve to be great this year. Let's listen.

The 15 Best Games You Probably Missed in 2019

From flight sim to train sim, these are the best games that probably slipped past your radar this year.

The Most Baffling Survivors of the Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokedex Cull

Who knows where the whims of fate may lead us?

10 Star Wars Board Games You Should Play Before Seeing Rise of Skywalker

Here's an interstellar selection of Star Wars tabletop games for you to dig into.

USgamer Holiday Gift Guide 2019: For the Music-Loving Gamer in Your Life

GIFT GUIDE | Perfect presents for music collectors, aspiring composers, and rhythm game fanatics.

Here's 7 Great Video Game Family Reunions Just in Time for Thanksgiving

From Dragon Quest 5 to Death Stranding, chew over these family-centered games while you eat turkey this year.

USgamer Holiday Gift Guide 2019: For the Traveling Gamer

If your special someone is always on the go, here's some ideas to make those delayed departures sting a little less.

USgamer Holiday Gift Guide 2019: For the Aspiring Streamer

GIFT GUIDE | This holiday season, it's time to spend the money to help your loved one become the next Ninja or Girlfriend Reviews.

Pokemon Black Friday 2019 Deals - Games, Toys, Card Games, and More

Gotta catch all these amazing deals.

Legend of Zelda 2019 Black Friday Deals - Toys, Games, Books, Accessories, and More

It's dangerous to pay full price! Read these Zelda deals and equip yourself with great savings.

USgamer Holiday Gift Guide 2019: For the Nostalgic Gamer

If you're shopping for someone who still finds beauty in cartridges and pixels, have we got a gift guide for you.

Five Lingering Questions Half-Life: Alyx Needs to Answer

From the Half-Life story to the future of Valve and VR, there's a lot to cover.

USgamer Holiday Gift Guide 2019: For the Gamer in Your Life Who Loves Throwing Parties

GIFT GUIDE | For the holiday season, these party-igniting goods will make any host-savvy person on your list happy.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Buries Some Deep, Sometimes Dark Lore in its Trading Cards

Hold up y'all, I think that Ghost-type kid is a zombie.

Need for Speed Heat: We Recreate the Jurassic Park Jeep and Other Iconic Cars

We'll teach you how to bring your favorite movie cars to life.

Ranking The Outer Worlds' Companions, From Parvati to Ugh... Felix

The Outer Worlds offers you six companions, but some are cooler than others.

7 Horror Games That'll Scare You Without Breaking the Bank This Halloween

You won't find anything in the $40 to $60 range on this Halloween horror list.

7 Games to Play After Watching Neon Genesis Evangelion on Netflix

Grab a glass of Tang and play these classic games after watching Evangelion on Netflix.

The E3 2019 Awards: The Best Games We Saw at This Year's Show

Here are all the best games we saw at E3 2019, including our Game of the Show!

The 25 Greatest Game Boy Games

The Game Boy is 30 years old, and we look at the system's 25 most important and most entertaining releases.

Overland Feels Right at Home on Switch, and Nine Other Indie Games We Loved at GDC 2019

Another GDC, another year of great indies.

Fortnite Skins Ranked - The 35 Best Fortnite Skins

If you want to know what the best Fortnite skins are, we've got them. Now with Season 8 skins!

The Best Indie Games of PAX South 2019

Katana Zero, Tunic, and more showcase some of the best indies at PAX South 2019!

The Games That Are Probably Not Coming Out in 2019

Sorry to be an agent of reality checks.

25 Most Anticipated Games of 2019

From Devil May Cry 5 to Wargroove, these are the games we're most looking forward to next year.

USG's Top 20 Games of 2018

The 20 best games of 2018, as determined by your friendly neighborhood USG team.

Kat's Top 10 Games of 2018: Monster Hunting

It was another marvelous year for games, but USG's brave leader loved two in particular.

Matt's Top 10 Games of 2018: Falling Into Place

It was kind of a weird year if I'm being honest.

Mike's Top 10 Games of 2018: The Perfect Hit List

The only list you need to read.

Nadia's Top 10 Games of 2018: Diablo Dungeons & Dragons

Let me show you my Pokeymans. And my Dragon Quests, my Octopaths, and my sushi rolls.

Hirun's Top 10 Games of 2018: I'm a Wannabe Japanese Hipster, Sorry

Please excuse my naivety.

Caty's Top 10 Games of 2018: Be the Cowboy

Just me, my horse, my morbid magic pocket watch, and my exploding rubber duck.

Jake's Top 10 Games of 2018: Strawberries and Horse Testicles

The little platformer that could.

Tom's Top 10 Games of 2018: I Played More Than One Game Edition

Honestly, I do work here, and these are the best games I played in 2018.

The Best Video Game Music of 2018

Put down whatever you're doing. It's time to celebrate game music.

5 Instances of Video Game Characters Crashing Nativity Scenes

"We three kings picked up this electric yellow rat on our way here. That cool?"

Gifts for Gamers - The USG Holiday 2018 Gift Guide

Don't know what games to get your nerdy niece? What "grown-up" toys to get your significant other? We have the perfect holiday gift guide for you.

From Axe Throwing to Swinging, Celebrating The Best Game Mechanics of the Year

Sometimes all a game needs is one perfect interaction to stick out in your mind.

The 20 Best Games You Probably Missed in 2018

Spotlighting the unsung heroes of the year, from a parenting sim to card adventure games, and beyond.

Ace Combat 7 Isn't Much of a PlayStation VR Game Anymore

And maybe that's for the best.

The Top 25 Pokemon in Series History: The Best Monsters From Pokemon Red and Blue to Sun and Moon

On the 20th anniversary of Pokemon's release in North America, we rank the 25 best Pokemon to date.

What's the Greatest Mario Game Ever? Find Out Where Mario Odyssey Lands in Our Updated Rankings!

The USgamer team voted on every Super Mario game ever made. Where does Super Mario Odyssey fit in?

Two SNES Classic Edition Game Collections We Would Like to See

Bonus: We also imagine a (good) Genesis Classic Edition.

Thirteen Intriguing Games for 2017

2017 IN PREVIEW: From Horizon Zero Dawn to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, we pick 13 games that intrigue us for the upcoming year.

Six Ways Nintendo Could Make Everyone Happy With Super Mario Maker for 3DS

Yeah, the new level-design tool port definitely has some serious shortcomings. Fortunately, we can think of a few easy fixes.

No Mutants? No Problem! Here are 10 Marvel Characters We'd Like to See Instead

Ms. Marvel? Luke Cage? Here are some intriguing possibilities.

What We Know So Far About Mass Effect Andromeda

Here's everything we know about the new beginning for BioWare's space epic

What's Next for the NES Classic Edition?

Nintendo's mini-NES seems likely to be a hit... and the first in a long line of inexpensive standalone retro consoles.

We Rank the Games of Nintendo's NES Classic Edition

The USgamer team weighs in on the 30 titles included with the upcoming miniature NES, from crummiest to coolest.

USgamer's Best of E3 2016 Award Winners and Community Picks

You've seen our nominees and voted for your own. Which games stood out above the rest in a crowded show floor last week?

What are the Best Virtual Console Games for Nintendo Wii U?

Shop smartly with this breakdown of ever classic game release available for Wii U Virtual Console. Now with full evaluations of all games from all platforms!

What are the Best Virtual Console Games for Nintendo 3DS?

A comprehensive breakdown of classic games on 3DS, both good, great, and awful. Now complete for all systems: Game Boy, Game Boy Color, NES, Game Gear, Super NES, and 3D Classics! [Updated: May 13]

All-Time 16-Bit Classics: Our Comprehensive Guide to the Best Super NES Games (Update: 1994!)

The year 1994 arrives, and with it some of the greatest games ever made. Our year-by-year video guide to the best of Super NES continues!

These Vita and PSP RPGs are the Hidden Gems You Should Be Playing on Your PlayStation TV

Kat picks some of the best RPGs to play on the now relatively inexpensive PlayStation TV.

USgamer's Game of the Year for 2015

May we have the envelope, please....

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best DLC

PART 10: Not every add-on is worth adding on, but these expansions and updates rose above the rest.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Time-Waster

PART NINE: When we had a few idle moments to kill, these games did the killing—with style!

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Emergent Gameplay

PART EIGHT: The USgamer team celebrates the games that let us play 'em our own way, even if those ways were never intended.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Surprise

PART SEVEN: The team discusses the video gaming swerves that hit them outta nowhere this past year.

First Previous

Page 1 of 2