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What's Your Favorite PlayStation Memory?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | This week is the 25th anniversary of the PlayStation, so let's look back on our fondest memories of Sony's first consoles.

On Its 25th Anniversary, PlayStation Devs Reflect on Their Greatest Terror: Memory Cards

Turns out the PS2 memory card's quirks were other people's nightmares.

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.

GTA San Andreas Cheats Codes and Secrets

We’ve got all the GTA San Andreas cheats, from tanks, to jetpacks and beyond. PC Cheats, Xbox One Cheats, PS4 Cheats, Xbox 360 Cheats, PS3 Cheats, Mobile, iOS, Android

What's Your Favorite Sports Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Deadspin forever.

Starting Screen | Please Stop Putting Big Spiders In Video Games

I'm tired of it, and I don't have a good reason for it!

GTA 3 Cheats For PlayStation, Xbox and PC

Here’s every cheat code you’ll need for GTA 3.

Sly 2: Band of Thieves' Stellar Heists Still Can't Be Topped, 15 Years Later

Sly 2 turns 15, making us all feel very, very old.

Downhill Jam: The Game Industry Reflects on 20 Years of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater turns 20 in September, so we spoke to people across the industry who remember the series fondly.

What's Your Favorite Fighting Game of All-Time?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's celebrate Evo 2019 by talking about our favorite fighting games.

GTA Vice City Cheats - All PlayStation, PC and Xbox Cheats For Vice City

We’ve got all the GTA Vice City cheats, from tanks to weapons and beyond. PC Cheats, PS4 Cheats, PS3 Cheats, Xbox, Mobile, iOS, Android.

Metal Gear Solid 2's Commentary On America On The Brink Resonates Just As Strong Today

An essay on Metal Gear Solid 2, from the new book collection of Metal Gear Solid essays called Okay, Hero.

Axe of the Blood God Talks About RPGs Born of Non-RPG Game Franchises

Mega Man X be like, "This 'RPG hero' thing can't be too hard, right? ...Oh no."

Playing The Strange Destroy All Humans Remake Left Us With One Question: Why?

A Destroy All Humans remake is en route, but rather than refresh the PS2 and Xbox classic for a new generation, it's just... the same game again.

The Best Resident Evil Games Ranked From Worst to Best

In this ranking of the best Resident Evil games, we decide which ones are Tyrant-grade and which ones are basic, brain-dead zombies.

How a Parry Saved Street Fighter: 20 Years of 3rd Strike

Everyone loves a comeback.

The Top 5 Animal Buddies in RPGs

Companions, friends, and killers: Your fuzzy RPG pals are whatever you need them to be.

Street Fighter 3's Most Famous Evo 2004 Moment Rediscovered in New Video

Moment 37 is back in a new video.

What's the Hardest Game You've Ever Finished?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Everyone is stressed over Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, so let's look back on the other tough games we've fought through.

Former Sony CEO Kaz Hirai is Retiring

After bringing Sony back from the brink, Kaz Hirai is retiring.

"PlayStation 3 Was Our Icarus Moment:" SIE Chairman Shawn Layden Reflects on the Difficult PS3 Era, Praises Switch

PlayStation's Shawn Layden opens up today's DICE Summit 2019 talks.

Kingdom Hearts 3 Primer: Making Sense of Kingdom Hearts' Notoriously Complex Story

We try to condense everything you need to know about Kingdom Hearts, so you don't have to read five million Wikis.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #8: Dragon Quest 5

An RPG about personal tragedy, growth, and infusing your limited vocabulary with tremendous weight.

We Revisit the Greatest Dragon Quest of Them All on This Week's RPG Podcast

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Dragon Quest 5, Destiny, and Tales of Vesperia headline this week's episode of Blood God.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #9: Persona 4

Persona 5 came close, but you can't change our hearts on this one.

The Oral History of Treyarch's Spider-Man 2: One of the Best Superhero Games Ever

Sure, it made a lot of money. But it also rewrote the rules for what a superhero game could be. Here’s the story behind Treyarch's 2004 masterpiece.

Persona 4 is 10 Years Old Today. Here's What Made It Great

Persona 4 is a decade old, and it still has a lot to celebrate.

God of War Story Primer—All the Key Events in the Series Before God of War PS4

Kratos sets off on his latest adventure, but perhaps you want to know his story up until this point?

What Would Be Your Desert Island Console?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | If you were stuck with only one console for the rest of your days, what would it be?

Super Bowl 2018 Depicts Quarterbacks Using PS2-era Character Models

Tom Brady's got the jaggies. Pray for him.

Check Out This Amazing PS2 Legacy Dashboard Theme For the PS4

Truant Pixel revives that old PS2 feel for the modern era.

From Busted Teeth to Broken TVs: The Oral History of Tony Hawk's Underground

The road to creating Tony Hawk's Underground in under a year was a wild one. We talked to the rebellious developers who made it.

Ed Boon Posts Screenshot of Original Mortal Kombat Shaolin Monks Prototype

The original version of the game was a single-player adventure starring Raiden.

.hack//G.U. Last Recode Comes Out This November, Adds a New Story Chapter

The HD collection adds new story content, graphical updates.

Yakuza 1, 2, 3, and 4 Receive Limited Reprints in North America

With Yakuza 0 out on PlayStation 4, Sega has offered limited reprints of earlier games in the series.

Should You Buy Dragon Quest VIII for the Nintendo 3DS?

Nintendo 3DS, mobile, or PlayStation 2: Which version of Dragon Quest VIII is the right one for you?

USgamer Community Question: What's the Best Game-Related Deal You Ever Found?

The USGamer team dishes on their most successful bargains for games and systems!

This Week's Retronauts is Like Lovin' an Elevator

A look back to that brilliant but rarely seen mid-'90s arcade classic, Elevator Action II.

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir: Vanillaware's Perfectly Imperfect Game

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir is a wonderfully warm game despite its flaws (and occasionally because of them).

PlayStation 2 on PlayStation 4: The Good, the Bad, the Plain Ol' Ugly

Curious about the new old games on PS4? There's good news, and a little bit of bad.

Eight PS2 Games Coming to PS4 Tomorrow, But They're Pricey

Sony has announced the first few PlayStation 2 games coming to PlayStation 4, but the prices seem a bit high.

Does Sony's Star Wars Bundle Herald More PS2 Titles on PS4? [Updated: Yes!]

It sure seems like it. [Update: Sony has confirmed that it is working on PS2 emulation for PS4.]

Retronauts Celebrates the Recently Resurrected Career of Fumito Ueda

This week, USgamer's classic gaming podcast examines two of the PlayStation 2's finest: Ico and Shadow of the Colossus.

The 15 Best Games Since 2000, Number 5: Persona 4

Atlus' absurdly late PlayStation 2 RPG sparked a phenomenon that still persists to this day.

Retro Thursday Stream: Let's Play Resident Evil 4 at 3pm PST/6pm EST

Kat returns to the Shinji Mikami horror classic that preceded The Evil Within.

When Optimus was in His Prime: A Transformers Retrospective

Eurogamer's Graeme Virtue takes a look back on Transformers over the years, and rejoices in "the noise."

Get Out of My Brain, Silent Hill

Pete ponders the virtues of one of the most overlooked entries in the Silent Hill series.

Five Games That Make an Adequate Replacement for a Fireworks Display

Happy 4th of July! If, on the off-chance, you're by yourself today and missing the fireworks, give some of these games a shot.

I Shall Give You Endless Earth: An Ar Tonelico Retrospective

JRPG developer Gust may be best-known for its Atelier series, but as Pete discovers, its other franchise Ar Tonelico is well worth exploring too.

The Quest for Shadow of the Colossus' Last Big Secret

Eight years after its release, there remains a group of secret-seekers looking to unearth Team Ico's final mystery.