PAX West 2019

Spiritfarer's Art Director on Encouraging Relaxation, Exploration, and Just Chilling on a Boat

How Spirited Away led to a cozy management sim about the afterlife.

Phantom Brigade Is a Fantastic New Spin on the Front Mission Formula

Brace Yourself Games is bringing the mech strategy genre back in a big way.

Thinbloods and the Politics of Living Forever: An Interview with Bloodlines 2 Writer Cara Ellison

We talked love, loss, and lots of blood with one of Bloodlines 2's writers.

Haven is an RPG Where You Control Two Star-Crossed Lovers at the Same Time

It's a wonderfully fresh take on video game romance.

Marvel's Avengers Hands-On: Gear, Skills, and Co-Op Explained

You know who The Avengers are, but now Square Enix explains how you'll play them.

Control Postmortem: Exploring the Story, Lore, and DLC Possibilities With Remedy

The upcoming expansions are in flux, but they'll explore what's next for Jesse.

Valve is Overhauling the Steam Library

Some extra help is coming for those sifting through massive backlogs.

Halo Co-Creator's New Game Disintegration Also Started Life as a Strategy Game

Turning strategy into shooter seems like a talent of his.

How Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Battle Music Goes in Unexpected Directions

So long repetitive battle themes, I'll see you in therapy.

River City Girls Wants to "Beat You Over the Head" With Character

Style, expression, and presentation are key to the girls' romp through River City.

Marvel's Avengers Will Sell Alternate Costumes On Its Marketplace

You can unlock some superheroic threads in-game, but some you have to buy.

Indivisible Devs On Having a Female Lead "Who F***s Up" and Flipping Fantasy Setting Tropes

As a heroine, Ajna is a little rough around the edges.

"We're Going to Make Shovel Knight Downwell:" Shovel Knight Dig Devs on Its Literal New Direction

Shovel Knight goes rogue(like) in his latest adventure.

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.

USgamer Is at PAX West! Here's Our Full Schedule of Events!

We've got a ton of exciting events on the agenda this year.