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Tetris Primetime Turns Tetris Into a Game Show With Big Cash Prizes

Think you're a Tetris master? You'll soon have your chance to prove it to the world.

Sega's New Arcade Micro-Console Already Has One Rare Game in Its Lineup

You can't keep a good Death Adder down.

Dreams Is Getting PSVR Support for Free Next Month

The "Inside The Box" expansion will open up lots of new possibilities for Dreams creators.

The Adorable Pokemon Cafe Mix Fills in the Mobile Game Gap Nintendo Is Leaving Behind

Nintendo's mobile legacy is weak, but Pokemon has lots to offer.

Pokemon Cafe Mix Is One Part Coffee Shop Sim, Several Parts Tsum Tsum

This new free-to-start Switch and mobile game looks familiar…

Hardspace: Shipbreaker's Dark Satire About Labor Among the Stars Makes It Worth Playing

Hardspace: Shipbreaker combines social commentary with some deeply original gameplay.

The Anime Intro for Mr. Driller DrillLand Will Give You J-Pop Poisoning

Fill your drill with hopes and dreams. Just maybe not in public.

Tetris Effect's Soundtrack Is Now Free to Everyone

Thank you, Enhance, for the limitless vibes.

Nintendo Switch Online Getting Four More Classic Games, Including Rygar

Also Panel de Pon, a win for those who are too cool for Tetris Attack.

Paradise Killer Is an Open-World Murder Mystery With Serious Danganronpa Vibes

The subject of your inquiries is up to you, though.

The ESRB Was Finally Badgered Into Doing the Right Thing About Loot Boxes This Week

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Ratings board seems to be less responsive to complaints from people who know what they're talking about.

Satoru Iwata Wasn't Hot on the Earthbound Creator's Logo for HAL Labs

People like dogs, but they don't like dog eggs.

More Picross Is Coming to the Switch Next Week

Picross S4 will have some extremely Extra puzzles.

Untitled Goose Game's Delightful Soundtrack Is Now Available to Stream

Dan Golding's goose-y Debussy interpretations have been released by a real classical music label.

Kosmokrats Looks Like the Puzzle Game That Space Communists Need Right Now

Workplace mishaps reach the one place that hasn't been corrupted by capitalism… space!

Catherine: Full Body Brings Lovesick Nightmares to Switch This July

Push, pull, and climb your way to victory.

The Other Side is a Meditative Mobile Puzzle Game for Anxious Times

Sometimes simplicity is all you need.

Murder By Numbers Review: The Wright Stuff

Mediatonic's new detective game promises to serve up picross puzzles with pizazz. The result certainly ticks a lot of the right boxes.

Shovel Knight Gets a Roguelite Puzzler Spin-Off

Yacht Club revealed Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon and a new Cyber Shadow trailer on its second Direct-like stream.

How to Save in Luigi’s Mansion 3

Here’s how to save your game in Luigi’s Mansion 3.

Why One Planet in Outer Wilds' Clockwork Solar System Embraces Random Destruction

Brittle Hollow's not just hiding secrets beneath its surface.

One of Portal 2's Scrapped Ideas Was a Space-Bending Hot Potato Deathmatch

It's still probably a good thing that Valve cut it.

Murder by Numbers, a Picross Detective Game From the Hatoful Boyfriend Team, Debuts in March

Brush up on your detective work and drill those nonograms.

The 25 Best Mobile Games for iOS and Android

From smartphones to tablets, these are the best games you can get on your iOS and Android devices. Now updated for 2020!

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!

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: The Honorable Mentions

These are the overlooked games that are still winners in our hearts.

Thronebreaker, the Gwent RPG, Surprise Dropped on Nintendo Switch Today

They did it, they just gwent and did it.

Tetris 99's Biggest Fan Is The Father of Tetris Himself, Alexey Pajitnov

Tetris' creator is excited to see his game flourish as a competitive experience.

The 25 Best Nintendo Switch Games

Our rotating list of the best games on Switch, now updated for the start of 2020!

A New Documentary Series is Exploring Valve's Original Pitch for Portal 2

Featuring Valve's original F-Stop prototype, Exposure will show off the Portal prequel we never got.

Mat Olson's Top 10 Games of 2019: 99 Geese Drop Into the FBC...

Hey! I'm pretty new here. These are some games I liked this year.

USG's Top 20 Games of 2019

From post-apocalyptic melodramatic deliveries to rude geese, these were our favorite games of 2019.

Wattam Review: Cool Hat Trick

Wattam is a delightful game about friendship, the world, and poop, from the mind behind Katamari.

Exclusive: Check Out This Chill Track From the Composer of Ninja Gaiden and Tecmo Bowl

Keiji Yamagishi puts his spin on a track from Card of Darkness.

The Absurdly Difficult La-Mulana Games are Finally Coming to Current-Gen Console in Early 2020

Hope you're ready to get lost in some ruins, and then smushed.

If You're Bad at Tetris 99, You Can Now Squad Up For Help

The puzzle-battle royale hybrid just got friendlier.

Starting Screen | Five Games I Missed That I'm Planning to Play Now That the Holidays Are Here

A look at the games I want to play before 2019 is officially finished.

Gotta Catch All 98 Opponents in Tetris 99's Upcoming Pokemon Crossover Event

Tetris 99's new crossover theme might be its best yet.

This Weekend's Tetris World Championships Showed Why Classic Tetris is Thriving

As the NES Tetris community grows, newcomers and hyper-tapping players are rising to the top.

Return of the Obra Dinn's Creator Reminisces on Getting Its Iconic Style Just Right

"After working on non-graphical stuff for so long, I took a moment to reflect on what I had with the visuals. It wasn’t great."

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.

Professor E. Gadd from Luigi's Mansion is Nintendo's Most Dangerous Character

Stop this man before he kills again.

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.

AI Might Enslave Humankind One Day, but It Can't Yet Create Good Objectives for a Mean Goose

Untitled Goose Game would be weirder, but probably not as fun, with these objectives from a neural network.

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.

Union Groups Accuse Monument Valley Studio of "Union Busting," But Dev Denies

Ustwo Games says a senior programmer's dismissal has nothing to do with union activities.

Streamer Becomes One With the Goose With Makeshift Untitled Goose Game Controller

Streamer Rudeism’s goose suit controller is honking beautiful.

Brain Age is Coming to the Switch This December, But Only in Japan

Hope your sudoku skills haven't gone rusty.

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.

Apple Arcade is Way Cooler Than You Think. Here are 10 Games to Check Out

Apple Arcade has dozens of neat games, so we highlighted 10 from its launch lineup that are a bit under the radar.

Puzzle Quest's Remaster Brings the Classic Match-3 RPG to Switch Today

Relive match-three history.

Wilmot's Warehouse Is the Chill Organization Game That Shouldn't Slip You By This Busy Season

Wilmot's Warehouse is the medicine you need right now.

Catherine: Full Body Review

The Persona team's puzzle-romance horror returns for a PlayStation 4 makeover.

Every Game and Trailer Shown off During the August Nintendo Indie World Showcase

Did you miss this morning's Indie World showcase? Let us help you.

Dr. Mario World's First Month Falls Short of Other Nintendo Mobile Games

Seems like nothing can ever top Fire Emblem.

What's Your Favorite Non-Violent Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's talk about our favorite chill, combat-free games.

Labo VR Update Puts You Inside Four Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Levels

But not on the upcoming Nintendo Switch Lite.

Epic Exclusive Tetris Effect VR Uses SteamVR, But Doesn't Necessarily Require It

It seems only Vive will need SteamVR to run through the Epic Store.

Luigi's Mansion 3 Chooses Treat Over Trick With Halloween Release Date

I'm already working on my Gooigi costume.

Tetris Effect Is Coming to PC With VR Support Next Week, Exclusive to Epic Games Store

Bump up the resolution and slide into the beats.

Dr. Mario World is Breaking My Brain, But in a Good Way

Dr. Mario and the whole Mushroom Kingdom reunite to cure more diseases. Maybe they can destroy cancer this time.

It'll Cost You To Play Dr. Mario World Without Metered Level Progression

It's monetized like, y'know, a mobile game.

Zachtronics Is Offering Its Catalog of Games For Free To Public and Nonprofit Schools

So kids can also experience frustration over an alchemical formula gone haywire.

The Best Games of 2019 After Six Months

Our ongoing list of what we believe are the best video games of 2019.

Summer Games Done Quick '19 Starts This Weekend—Here Are Some Runs To Watch For

The Link to the Past-Super Metroid randomizer mash-up is sure to be a blast.

Sky: Children of the Light is a New Game From the Creators of Journey Where Everyone Wants to Give You a Hug

At E3 2019, we got some hands-on time with the next social adventure from thatgamecompany, which launches next month.

Dr. Mario Brings Viral Contagions and Timers to Mobile in July

Who gave Dr. Yoshi a practitioner's license?

Best Video Games for Kids in 2019

If your children are starting to show an interest in video games, this list of family-friendly games should be on your shopping list. Best Kids PS4 Games, Family Xbox One Games, Child-Friendly Switch Games

Cadence of Hyrule Fast Travel - How to Fast Travel Using the Lute in Cadence of Hyrule

Here's how you can fast travel in Cadence of Hyrule by unlocking the Lute.

Cadence of Hyrule Diamonds - How to Earn Diamonds in Cadence of Hyrule

This is our guide on earning Diamonds as easily as possible in Cadence of Hyrule.

Gooigi Adds a Gooey New Dimension to Luigi's Mansion 3's Puzzles

We get to know Luigi's Mansion 3's creepiest new character.

Luigi’s Mansion 3 Release Date, New E3 2019 Gameplay, Trailer - Everything We Know

This is our guide detailing Luigi's Mansion 3, including the release date in 2019, all the new E3 2019 gameplay, and more.

I Hope Weird Nintendo Shows Up To E3 2019

In a conference filled with sequels and remakes, I'm looking for a curveball only Nintendo can throw.

The Sega Genesis Mini's Full Line-Up Reveals More Games Than Promised

Sega is packing the Mini full of Genesis-era classics.

Zelda Crossover Rhythm Game Cadence of Hyrule is Coming in June

Save Hyrule to the beat of your own drum.

Alt-Frequencies Review

'Unlock our frequency, find the truth.'

Xbox Live Gold's Free Games for June Are a Little Lacking

Have you heard about Game Pass?

Detective Pikachu is Coming to Nintendo Switch

It's unclear if this is a sequel or complete edition.

Super Mario Maker 2 Won't Let You Play With Your Friends Online, Nintendo Confirms

A key online feature is missing from Super Mario Maker 2.

The Makers of Tetris Effect Are Targeting Next-Gen Consoles for Next Game

Better hardware means more effects to put in the Tetris.

"Today's Digital Entertainment Ecosystem Is an Online Gauntlet for Children"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | A Republican senator's loot box and pay-to-win legislation has the support of Democrats and the industry shows itself in various states of preparation for the coming fight.

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is Coming to Switch With Co-Op and Director's Commentary

Josef Fares will be giving the inside look into Brothers.

Observation Review

An eerie space station adventure that's derailed by some questionable design decisions.

Captain Toad for the Switch Has a Treasure Trove of Unused Levels Deep Within It

Just think of them as roads not traveled.

Which Pokemon Would Be Your Partner in Detective Pikachu's Ryme City?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | "[Insert Pokemon name here]! I choose you!"

Tetris 99 Big Block DLC Will Feature New Offline Modes for $9.99

Former Nintendo Switch Online exclusive available to play offline starting today.

Wargroove Essential Tips - Beginner's Guide, How to Skip Battle Animations

This is our Wargroove beginner's guide, including all the essential Wargroove tips you need, as well as how to skip battle animations.

It Sure Sounds Like the Nintendo 3DS is Dead

There are no first-party games announced for the 3DS for the remainder of 2019.

Hearthstone Rise of Shadows Cards, Decks, Factions, Single-Player - Hearthstone Expansion Guide

All the details on the Hearthstone Rise of Shadows expansion, out now for Blizzard's card battling game.

Super Mario Maker 2 Stylus Only Announced for Japan and Europe So Far

But, what about poor ol' North America?

Captain Marvel is Good at Beat Saber, Actually

Is this another one of Carol Danvers' powers?

BoxBoy + BoxGirl Review

The BoxBoy trilogy pulls an Uncharted 4 with yet another sequel.

Dreams Wants to Make Game Developers of Us All, And I'm Convinced It's Working

Dreams has scope unlike any other creation-focused game before it.

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