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Bugsnax: Behind Its Story, the PS5 Controller's "Big Difference," and That Catchy Song

Philip Tibitoski of Young Horses tells USG about working with the PS5, moving beyond Octodad, and teaming up with Kero Kero Bonito.

Night in the Woods' Scott Benson Teases "Brand New" Game, Not a Sequel

Don't expect a return to Possum Springs.

Itch.io's Massive Racial Justice and Equality Charity Bundle Has Raised Over $2.3 Million

With over 740 games and a week left on sale, the bundle is far from losing steam.

Gang Beasts Goes Independent as Double Fine Publishing Label Winds Down

With Double Fine now part of Xbox Game Studios, Boneloaf will carry on Gang Beasts itself.

Wasteland Devs Will Use Unreal Engine 5 For a New Next-Gen RPG

With Wasteland 3 a few months away, inXile is giving us an idea of where it's heading next.

How Crusader Kings 3 Plans to Attract Fans of RPGs, Sandbox Games, and The Sims

Paradox's grand strategy series wants to reach beyond its hardcore community.

Civilization 6 Makes History With New Season Pass

For the first time ever, the 4X franchise is getting a season pass.

Arcade Closures Have Sparked a Killer Queen Single-Player Experiment

Abs vs The Blood Queen is set to take Killer Queen from ten players down to one.

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.

MMOs Thrive on Shared Suffering and Success

You might play together in other games, but there's nothing like coming together in an MMO.

Valve Says Team Fortress 2 and Counter-Strike Source Code Leak Is No Cause for Alarm

Valve hasn't found "any reason for players to be alarmed or avoid the current builds" of either game.

Why World of WarCraft's Roguelike Torghast Dungeon is Just What the Venerable MMO Needs

Blizzard looks to Final Fantasy 14 for some inspiration.

Tabletop Simulator Isn't Perfect, but It's Keeping My Board Game Night Alive

Board game night has moved online. Could it ever be the new normal for my group of friends?

The Indie Megabooth Is Going on Hiatus Due to the Pandemic

After a Steam sale in May, the traveling showcase is "going away for now."

P.T. Gets Its Eeriest Remake Yet: A HyperCard Version

Still not thrilled about seeing the baby in the sink.

Loot Boxes Now Have a Dedicated ESRB Rating Notice

Coming to any physical game with "loot boxes, gacha games, item or card packs, prize wheels, treasure chests, and more."

Final Fantasy 14 Director Naoki Yoshida Gives Candid Update on COVID-19 Delays

The MMO's next patch might be delayed for about a month.

Elder Scrolls Online's Greymoor Expansion Is Pushed Back "About a Week"

"So far things are going well" with work from home for the Elder Scrolls Online team.

A Music Festival in Minecraft Is Raising Funds For Coronavirus Aid Later This Month

Block by Blockwest isn't the same as a real festival, but does SXSW have square pigs?

Wasteland 3 Delayed Due to "Logistical Challenges" of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Instead of releasing in May, inXile's RPG is now slated for August.

Elder Scrolls Online's Greymoor Revamps Vampires as It Revisits a "Harsh, Believable" Skyrim

We take an early look at the next expansion for The Elder Scrolls Online, as the MMO returns to a familiar locale.

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.

Steam's Second Game Festival Is Live With Over 40 Demos That Missed Out on GDC

From a winemaking sim to a kickball brawler, there's lots to play right now.

Steam's Search Bar Is Getting Some Much-Needed Upgrades

All the better to keep growing your backlog.

BAFTA Winning Storybook Game Florence Is Coming to Switch, PC, and Mac This Month

This quaint love story is finding a few new homes.

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!

Warcraft 3 Reforged Gets User Review Bombed to the Bottom of Metacritic

Reforged is probably not the worst game ever.

Warcraft 3 Players React to Reforged With Refunds

The early reception to Warcraft 3: Reforged is nowhere near positive.

Untitled Goose Game Devs Pledge Portion of Their Income to Local Indigenous Groups

House House joins the "Pay the Rent" movement in Australia.

The Warcraft 3 Reforged Interview: Blizzard on Keeping the Remake "Pure"

Instead of a more extensive overhaul, Warcraft 3: Reforged is about creating a remake that can exist alongside the original.

Over 10 Million Farmers Have Buried Their Hoes in Stardew Valley

Turns out there's massive appeal in petting cows without having to muck out stables.

The Elder Scrolls Online Ventures Into Skyrim With Greymoor Expansion This May

Help the Nord tackle their vampire problem in Greymoor.

WoW's Visions of N'Zoth May Not Be Enough To Keep Players Satisfied Until Shadowlands

The theme is strong with this patch, but the content might not keep players engaged.

Death Stranding, Control, and Outer Wilds Lead the Game Developers Choice Awards Nominees

Plus, a ninja and a goose round out the Game of the Year category.

WoW's 15th Anniversary Event is Ending, But Players Want One Popular Feature to Stay

The Alterac Valley of Olde is surprisingly popular with the WoW community.

How Westwood's Long-Lost Blade Runner Adventure Game Landed on GOG [Update]

It took years of searching and Scumm work.

Borderlands 3 is Out For Stadia, But It Won't Be Up To Date With Other Platforms For a While

It's out today, but Gearbox is only targeting version parity in early 2020.

Westwood's 1997 Cult Classic Blade Runner Has Risen From the Dead

Thanks to ScummVM and GOG, Ray McCoy is back on the case.

The Wolf Among Us 2 is Starting From Scratch, Telltale Confirms [Update]

The new CEO of Telltale says the sequel is starting fresh.

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.

Phoenix Point Review: Still Trying to Rise

XCom creator Julian Gollop returns to the genre he helped kick off, with uneven results.

How Guildlings Went From a Satellite-Level Management Sim to Social RPG

"We had no idea we were making a JRPG until we were almost at full JRPG."

Gris Is Coming to PS4 Next Week With Retouched 4K-Ready Artwork

Plus, there'll be a "PlayStation-exclusive secret homage."

Inside Neo Cab, the "Nowpunk" Noir Indie That Is One of 2019's Most Underrated Games

We speak with Chance Agency's Patrick Ewing about the twists and turns of the studio's "Nowpunk" noir.

Shovel Knight's Final Expansions Are Coming Next Month

They'll mark the end of Treasure Trove, but not for our brave blue Knight.

World of Warcraft's 15th Anniversary Raid Is Making Me Nostalgic About Its Best Era

The new raid hits me right in my sweet spot.

WoW Shadowlands Finally Adds Black and Asian Facial Options for Human Characters

Now Black and Asian players can make characters that look more like themselves.

WoW Shadowlands Info: Blizzard Talks Player Choice, Customization, and More

You can finally make yourself in World of Warcraft.

World of Warcraft's Next Expansion Sends Us to the Shadowlands

The land of the dead awaits.

Suspended Hearthstone Pro Blitzchung Signs With Esports Team

Chung "Blitzchung" Ng Wai, the player at the center of Blizzard's Hong Kong controversy, is now a player for Tempo Storm.

Three Blizzard Veterans Left the Company After the StarCraft FPS Was Canceled

Blizzard confirms the exits of three prominent Hearthstone and Heroes of the Storm developers.

New Overwatch 2 Art Leaks on Blizzard's Website

We may have just learned who Overwatch's next hero is and what WoW's next expansion is called.

Former Xbox VP Mike Ybarra Joins Blizzard Amidst a Rocky Year

Ybarra starts as Blizzard's new executive vice president and general manager next month.

You Can Try Steam's Online "Local Multiplayer" For Yourself Now. Here's How

Steam Beta participants can now hop into local multiplayer-only games via the internet.

AOC, Rubio, and Other Legislators Pen Letter to Activision Blizzard CEO Over Hearthstone Player's Suspension

A bipartisan letter from U.S. lawmakers urges Blizzard to correct course.

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.

Manifold Garden Launches This Friday After Seven Years of Development

The mind-warping puzzler is finally finished.

Grindstone Update Finally Lets You Listen to Whatever You Want While You Hack and Slash Away

Like the #1 RPG podcast in the land, Axe of the Blood God.

Blizzard Bans Collegiate Hearthstone Players for Six Months Over Protest Sign [Update]

American University's players have received some late judgment.

Suspended Hearthstone Player Says He Accepts Blizzard's New Ruling

Blitzchung does wish Blizzard would reconsider its position on the casters, however.

Blizzard Reduces Suspension of Hearthstone Player and Casters Following Community Outcry

Both Blitzchung and the two commentators have had their suspension halved.

Blizzard Gives Gay WoW Classic Guild its Name Back, But Makes No Guarantees That It Won't Change Again

On top of the ongoing Hearthstone controversy, WoW Classic guild "GAY BOYS" is bringing attention to Blizzard meddling with their name.

Riot Games Tells Players and Commentators to Not Discuss "Sensitive Issues" During World Championship

In the wake of the ongoing Blizzard suspension controversy, Riot wants to preempt political statements on League of Legends streams.

Untitled Goose Game Developer: "I Could Never Have Seen These Last Few Weeks Coming"

House House's Nico Disseldorp talks about Untitled Goose Game's organic, unorthodox success (and the best goose memes) with Vox.

"How Big Is This Going to Get?“: The Future of Killer Queen And Its Console Counterpart

Talking with developers and a few members of Killer Queen's dedicated New York arcade scene about the new multiplayer spin-off.

Five More Games Arrive on Apple Arcade, Including Pixel Horror and Mobile RTS

Apple's service looks to keep subscribers interested beyond the free trial.

On Chinese Social Media, Blizzard Said it Would Protect China's "National Dignity"

The statement goes a step further than saying Hong Kong's "Blitzchung" violated a rule.

Blizzard "Assessing the Situation" Amid Fracas Over Hearthstone Suspension

Protests against Blizzard's ruling might have the company rethinking its stance.

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney Takes Shot at Blizzard, Says Epic Supports Speech on “Politics and Human Rights”

Epic weighs in on the ongoing Hearthstone controversy.

Collegiate Hearthstone Players Hold Up 'Free Hong Kong Boycott Blizzard' Sign During Match [Update]

The community response to yesterday's suspension is growing.

Furries Rejoice: WoW Battle for Azeroth Enlisting Vulpera for Its Next Patch

The next WoW content patch will include two more Allied Races and a raid.

Blizzard Employees Silently Protest While Hearthstone Players Call for Boycotts Over Player's Suspension

After suspending a player for pro-Hong Kong statements made on-air, Blizzard is under noticeable scrutiny.

Stardew Valley's Creator on Self-Publishing, the "Everything" Update, and His Future as a Solo Developer

Talking to Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone about the future of the popular farming sim.

Blizzard Suspends Hearthstone Player For Voicing Support of Hong Kong Protests [Update]

Fans are upset over Blitzchung's suspension, following his on-air support of the protests.

WoW Classic is Changing Up Its Roadmap With an Early Release for Dire Maul

Blizzard shifts the schedule a bit to take into account.

Experience AI Counseling On-The-Go When Eliza Comes to Switch This Week

Bring your counseling patients wherever you want now.

WoW Classic "Bug" List Has Fans Fighting With Blizzard and Their Memories

Blizzard's "Not a Bug" list is oddly contentious within the community.

Return of the Obra Dinn Sails Onto Consoles Later This Month

Switch, Xbox One, and PS4 owners will get a crack at this nautical mystery in a few weeks.

WoW Classic is Proving More Than a Fad, and Blizzard Should be Paying Attention

For success to feel good, you have to have room to fail.

Battle for Azeroth's Latest Patch Might Signal The End of An Era for World of Warcraft

Will all races stand together to battle for Azeroth?

Untitled Goose Game Uses About 400 Different Tracks to Adapt to Your Goose Antics

Thanks to public domain, we could also get a soundtrack of these particular Debussy interpretations.

Fortnite Season 11 is Going to Have Bots and Some New Matchmaking Features

If you're still getting a grip on Fortnite, Epic's going to give you some bot friends to play with.

Fortnite Is Unveiling a Batman-Themed Event Tomorrow

Alfred, I need more Slurp Juice!

John Wick Hex Turns Gun-Fu Into a Strategy Game Next Month

Write down the launch date, then hide all your pencils.

Football Manager 2020 Switches to Recycled Paper Cases out of Concern for Plastic Pollution

Sega and Sports Interactive are estimating plastic savings totalling 20 metric tons.

Civilization 6's New Battle Royale Mode Isn't A Joke, But Its Tone Sure is Goofy

If Tetris can have one, why not Civ?

Apple Arcade Stealthily Announces Octopath Traveler Devs' Successor, New ChuChu Rocket

And it somehow barely appeared during the actual keynote.

Apple Arcade, The Company's Gaming Subscription Service, Launches Next Week

Play on your iPhone for just $5 a month.

The Sims 4 Cheat Codes: Money, Vampire, Items and More

The Sims 4 is a ton of fun as is, but can be made even better by using Cheats. Here’s a full list of The Sims 4 Cheats.

Free WoW Classic Character Moves Are Coming to Help the Overcrowded Realm Problem

Blizzard's quest to get more people playing instead of waiting continues.

In the Pokemon-Style Combat of Bravery Network Online, Words Hurt Just as Much as a Claymore

The Gloam Collective is changing up turn-based team combat.

Untitled Goose Game Will Sound Its Release Honk This September

Less than a month 'til goose-ageddon.

WoW Classic Realms Are Still Seeing Lengthy Queues After Hotfixes

It might still be hours before you get into the realm of your choice.

Epic Just Revealed Eight New Epic Games Store Exclusives, Including Some Long-Awaited Titles

That's counting Ooblets, which was recently the focus of anti-Epic Games Store scorn.

Finji's Overland Exits Early Access and Comes to Consoles in September

You only have a few more weeks to survive without it.

Fortnite Players Wish They Could Take Pricey Skins for a Test Drive

Would this try-before-you-buy fan suggestion juice skin sales or save players their V-Bucks?

Telling Lies, the New FMV Mystery From the Developer of Her Story, Is Out Next Week

Take another dive into the lives of others.

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