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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.

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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.

Fortnite Skins Ranked - The 30 Best Fortnite Skins

If you want to know what the best Fortnite skins are, we've got them. Now with Season 7 skins!

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!

The 25 Best Nintendo Switch Games

Our rotating list of the best Nintendo Switch games, now bigger than before!

The 25 Best PS4 Games

Our rotating list of the best of the best for Sony's current-gen PS4 console, now bigger than before!

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.

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