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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.

The 25 Best Nintendo Switch Games

Our rotating list of the best games on Switch, now updated for the Nintendo Switch Lite release!

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 Best Steam Games: Now Updated for 2019

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

The 25 Best PS4 Games: Now Updated for 2019

Our rotating list of the best PS4 games, now updated again for May 2019!

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.

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.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Quest

PART SIX: The most memorable storylines of the year. (Spoilers, maybe?)

USgamer's Best (?) Games of 2015: Our Biggest Disappointment

PART FIVE: They can't all be winners. We pause a moment in our celebration of the year's best games to note the ones we hoped would turn out better than they did.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Level Design

PART FOUR: No matter how well a game plays, great mechanics are wasted on shoddy design. We celebrate 2015's cleverest play spaces.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Character

PART THREE: Who was 2015's breakout video game character? The USgamer team name their faves, but in the end there can only be one.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Best Open World

PART TWO: Do you weep for your vanishing free time whenever a publisher announces another massive open-wold game? We pick the must-play sandbox space of 2015.

USgamer's Best Games of 2015: Most Rewarding Game

PART ONE: The team played lots of games in 2015, but which one left them with the greatest sense of accomplishment?

Best Fallout 4 PC Mods

The Fallout 4 mod community is buzzing along. Try out the best of these performance-enhancing PC downloads.

The 7 Best Early Fallout 4 Mods

The Fallout 4 mod community is already buzzing along. Try out the best of the first wave of performance-enhancing downloads!

Top 10 Companions We'd Like to Fight Giant Radioactive Scorpions With in Fallout 4

Dogmeat's cool and all, but when the world's against you, nothing's more important than a capable friend.

Need for Speed: Full Car List

If you want to know which vehicles you can buy in the latest Need for Speed, this list has all the details.

The 8 Creepiest Locations in Horror Games

These less-than-friendly locales make your knees weak when you even think about them.

Cover Story: 30 Years of NES, 30 Interesting NES Facts

Big historic developer interviews a little tl;dr for your caffeine-addled mind? Try these 30 easy, bite-sized tidbits about the NES instead.

80's Cartoons That Deserve New and Improved Games

The 80's live on in Transformers: Devastation - but it shouldn't stop there.

The Most Visually Unique Video Games

Looks don't make a game, but interesting-looking titles have a way of imprinting on us.

Forgotten Entries in Famous Video Game Franchises

Even the most popular series have games that shiver alone in the shadows.

Bosses Who Won't Just Leave You Alone

I already defeated you. Can't you just stay down?

10 Handy Things to Know if Mega Man Legacy Collection is Your Introduction to the Series

New to the series? Intimidated by the unrelenting meanness of these ancient games? Don't be!

Player's Choice: How to Play Classic Games in the Modern Era

Keeping up with the classics is no longer as simple as plug-and-play. Here's your guide to recreating the highest-quality retro game experience with current equipment.

Making the Connection: A Guide to Essential Gaming Cables and Tech

It's not enough to simply own classic consoles and a huge library — you need to know how to get them hooked up as well.

What Are The Best Android Adventure Games on Google Play?

If you're looking for a compelling adventure on your Android mobile device, here's a few of the best offerings on the Google Play Store.

Who Makes the Best Batman Games?

Batman turns 75th today, and to help the old-timer celebrate, we're sorting out the parties responsible for his finest video game appearances.

Best Games on the Nintendo 3DS eShop for Under $10

Being low on cash doesn't mean having to skimp on fun.

What Are The Best Android Strategy Games?

If you're looking for strategy action on your Android mobile device, here's a few of the best offerings on the Google Play Store.

Mistaken Identity: Seven Japanese Series with a History of Strange Localized Names

Sometimes game titles take on a bizarre life of their own in the back and forth between Japan and America.

101 Great Free Games That Are Worth Checking Out

Think most free games aren't worth playing? Here are 101 reasons why we'd disagree.

The 10 Best Cheap Co-op Games

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. Now with video!

Nintendo's All-Time Greats: Our Comprehensive Guide to the Best NES Games

A comprehensive video guide to the best games of the NES, from 1985 to 1994, with helpful advice on where to find these classic masterpieces legally!

The Best and Worst Character Reboots and Redesigns

Sometimes change is good. Sometimes, it's not. Here are a few of the best and worst character changes ever. Now with video!

The 5 Most Shocking Grand Theft Auto Moments

How gaming's biggest blockbuster has shocked parents and catapulted game culture into the mainstream.

The 10 Essential Last-Gen Console RPGs

The newest consoles are a little light on must-have RPGs yet, but that just means now is the perfect time to catch up on the greats from last generation.

The Best Games to Buy in the Steam Halloween Sale

The Steam Halloween Sale is upon us! Overwhelmed by the selection? Here are some ideas for you.

12 Great Recent Japanese and European Games Worth Importing

These exotic works aren't sold in American stores, but they're worth tracking down.

What are the Best Indie Games on PS3 and PS4?

Sony loves indies and those indies have created some great games for the PlayStation family.

10 for $10: The Best Steam Games Under $10

Here's just a few of the great Steam games you can get for less than a Hamilton.

Forgottendo: 10 Nintendo Games You've Probably Never Heard Of

We rummage through the dusty archives of history to find Nintendo curiosities that time forgot.

Collecting the Best Game Boy Advance Games

Hunting down some old classics for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance? Be prepared to open your wallet to get some of the best games for the portable.

The Best Games on Steam Early Access

Navigating the lawless wilds of Steam Early Access is hard. we're here to make it a bit easier.

10 Essential Wii U Virtual Console Games [Updated]

Not sure what to do with your Wii U until Smash Bros. and all those hot 2015 releases arrive? Consider exploring the treasures of the past.

Celebrate July 4th by Remembering America's Only Major Handheld Console

25 years ago, Atari gave us the Lynx. We count down its 10 best all-American games.

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