Role Playing Games

Netflix's Witcher May Be One of the First Shows to Resume Production in the UK

A new report says the show's studio is finalizing safety procedures for reopening.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Tips and Tricks, Beginner’s Guide, Controls Layout

In this Assassin's Creed Odyssey guide, we'll be walking you through ship combat, recruiting new crew members, the full controls layout, Exploration versus Guided mode, and more.

Final Fantasy 16 Rumors Are "Annoying," Says Naoki Yoshida

Final Fantasy 14 is still Yoshida's focus "for years to come."

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Remaster Appears on the Microsoft Store

That's one pretty detailed listing for the "Re-Reckoning."

Assassin's Creed Odyssey: How to Get the Best Armor

Here's our full guide on getting elite Legendary armor sets in Assassin's Creed Odyssey, including the Spartan War Hero, Master Artemis, and other sets.

The Outer Worlds is a Pretty Bad Switch Port

A clever RPG with a lot of heart that is nevertheless difficult to recommend on Switch.

20 Amazing In-Game Maps That Did More Than Show the Way Forward

From A Link to the Past to Planescape: Torment, these are our favorite maps in video games.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Find and Beat the Skeleton Horsemen Secret Boss Fight

Four skeletal horsemen are riding around as a hidden random event in Minecraft Dungeons. We'll show you how to find and beat them here.

Cyberpunk 2077's Night City Wire Event Delayed to Later This Month

"More important discussions are happening right now and we want them to be heard."

Paradox Reaches Agreement With Swedish Unions For Better Pay, Benefits, And More

Time will tell if other parts of the publisher and developer will embrace unionization.

Pokemon Sword and Shield: How to Catch Galarian Slowpoke

There’s a brand new Galar form Pokemon in town. Here’s how to catch Galarian Slowpoke.

Minecraft Dungeons Walkthrough and Guides

We've got everything you'll need to explore and conquer Minecraft Dungeons here.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Isle of Armor DLC Launches June 17

We're off on a new adventure very shortly.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Get Unique Weapons and Armor Quickly

We show you how to farm Unique - sometimes called legendary - weapons and equipment in Minecraft Dungeons.

More Pokemon Sword and Shield Expansion News Is Coming Tomorrow

Learn more about where Sword and Shield will go soon.

Minecraft Dungeons: Best Builds

We look at the best builds, weapons and equipment you can use when exploring Minecraft Dungeons.

Axe of the Blood God: Our Final Verdict on Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition

Senior Editor Caty McCarthy joins the show to discuss her review and deliver her final verdict on the big remaster.

Animal Crossing New Horizons: How to Start the Wedding Season Event, What Rewards Are There?

Players can take anniversary photos in the new Wedding Season event.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Beat the Arch-Illager and Heart of Ender Final Boss Fight

After finally catching the Arch-Illager in a climatic final boss fight, you discover that there's more to him than meets the eye.

Borderlands 3 Shift Codes List (June 2020)

All the info you need on getting and redeeming SHiFT Codes in Borderlands 3, plus how to get Golden Keys to earn loot.

Hironobu Sakaguchi Looks to the Future as Terra Battle Shuts Down

Final Fantasy's creator returns to his roots as Mistwalker's free-to-play tactical RPG shuts down.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Beat the Nameless One Boss Fight

Also called the Necromancer, the undead boss of the Desert Temple level requires all a player's skill to defeat.

Xenogears 2 Was One More Victim of Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within's Epochal Failure

Xenogears 2 died for Spirits Within, much like how Chu-Chu died for your sins.

The Witcher Series Blows Past 50 Million Sold Following Hugely Successful 2019

That's a whole lotta Geralt and friends.

Arkane Studios' First Game, Arx Fatalis, Is Free From Now Until the End of May

Love Dishonored? Play the very first game Arkane flexed its first-person finesse on.

Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Remastered Arrives This August

The caravan rolls out again.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Unlock the Secret Cow Level

We show you where to find all the Runes for the Diablo easter egg, the secret cow level.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Find All Secret Missions

We show you where to find all the secret missions, levels and quests in Minecraft Dungeons.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Beat the Redstone Monstrosity Boss Fight

A colossal machine of war, the Redstone Monstrosity is the final boss of the Fiery Forge.

The World Ends With You Resurfaces in Upcoming Anime Expo Key Art

But not much else is teased beyond that.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Beat the Redstone Golem Boss Fight

The thundering Redstone Golem is a powerhouse boss with a lot of health.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition Review: It's Finally Reyn Time on Switch

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition sands off its rougher edges for a more streamlined experience for the JRPG classic.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Beat the Corrupted Cauldron Boss Fight

A sentient, magical cauldron is the final boss of the Soggy Swamp area.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Beat the Enderman Boss Fight

Endermen will attack you as mini-boss encounters, and they're pretty challenging.

How Erica Lindbeck Gave Jessie Rasberry a New Voice in Final Fantasy 7 Remake

We catch up with the voice actress who not only gave Jessie a voice, but helped make her a new fan favorite in the Final Fantasy 7 community.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Get Emeralds Quickly

We explain how to make as many emeralds as possible and where you can spend them in the game.

Minecraft Dungeons: How to Get to the Creeper Chest in a Cry for Heroes

We show you how to reach and open the treasure chest across the gap in the first tutorial mission.

Axe of the Blood God: The Rich RPG Legacy of the Game Boy Advance

From Golden Sun to Fire Emblem, the GBA was a brilliant handheld console for RPG fans.

Insignia, a Fanmade Project, Might Bring Back Classic Xbox Live Service This Year

Its creator revealed the project to disavow any notion of it relying on leaked Xbox source code.

Pokemon Sword and Shield: How to Get Zarude

A brand new mythical Pokemon was revealed for Pokemon Day 2020. Here's what you need to know.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Type Chart

We've charted all the different type matchups for Pokemon so you know what's super-effective or weak against other types.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Had Biggest Launch Month in Franchise History

Revenue for Final Fantasy 7 Remake has been record-breaking.

Pokemon Sword and Shield: How to Use the PC Box Link

Sword and Shield makes some adjustments to where and when you can access your Pokemon PC Boxes. Here’s what you need to know:

Pokemon Sword and Shield: Can You Change Your Uniform?

You’ll receive new uniforms for beating Gym Challenges in Pokemon Sword and Shield. But can you change into them for battles?

Fallout 76's Season Pass Will Be Free For All, Bethesda Confirms

It might consider some Fallout 1st bonuses, but not right out of the gate.

God of War Walkthrough

Our complete God of War walkthrough includes collectible locations, puzzle solutions, Valkyrie boss fights, armor upgrades, and much more.

Pokemon Sword and Shield: ‘You Can’t Throw a Poke Ball, It Won’t Let Its Guard Down’ Explained

Getting the ‘You Can’t Throw a Poke Ball, It Won’t Let Its Guard Down’ message when trying to catch a Pokemon? Here’s what it means.

Sega, NIS America, Inti Creates and More Announce New Digital Games Showcase For June

June is looking pretty packed for gaming news.

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.

Pokemon Sword and Shield: All Galarian Forms

There's lots of Galar Pokemon to catch in Sword and Shield, and we've got them all listed here.

Red Dead Redemption 2: How to Increase Camp Morale

Here's our guide on everything you need to know about the camp system in Red Dead Redemption 2, including how to keep your companions happy.

The Witcher 3's Writer Reveals Scrapped World-Hopping Quest Segments

The jumping between worlds section was originally a lot different.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Companion Book Finally Names Cloud and Tifa's Parents

At last, Brian and Claudia have official names.

Phone and Browser Games Made up Over Half of Square Enix's 2019 Earnings

Elsewhere, net sales are down year on year.

The Witcher 3's Writer Regrets Not Exploring Ciri's Past "a Bit More"

This isn't the first time there's been talk of Ciri getting her own adventure.

Axe of the Blood God: We Talk Paper Mario, Ghost of Tsushima, and Xenoblade Chronicles

Our RPG podcast recaps some of the big news events of the past week, and shares initial Xenoblade Chronicles impressions.

How Documentaries Are Helping Preserve Gaming Culture We're at Risk of Losing

USgamer spoke with six filmmakers about their work and how it makes gaming history accessible to viewers.

What Game Would Get You to Buy a Next-Gen Console Immediately?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | What's a game that would convince you to pick up a PS5 or Xbox Series X right away?

Without an E3, Next-Gen Is Tip-Toeing In

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | The pandemic has thrown off the normal cadence of summer reveals, and major companies are starting to adapt.

Anthem's Overhaul Is Going Back to the Drawing Board

BioWare Austin's studio director says it will be a "longer process."

The Appeal of Evil in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

One, two, Tom Nook's coming for you...

Nioh 2 Gets New Missions Today, New Difficulty Levels Later This Year

Team Ninja has big updates planned for their game.

God of War: How to Upgrade the Blades of Chaos

We show you where to find the Chaos Flames needed to upgrade Kratos' signature weapons.

God of War: How to Upgrade the Leviathan Axe

We show you how you can upgrade the Leviathan Axe to do more damage and unlock new abilities.

Why Paper Mario: The Origami King's Cheeky Metroid Nod Has Everyone Talking

Nintendo is teasing another Metroid game. Actually, no, they aren't. Unless...?

Fallout 76's Roadmap Introduces Seasons and the Brotherhood of Steel

With NPCs finally in the game, Fallout 76 is looking ahead.

Paper Mario: The Origami King Will Unfold on Switch This July

Surprise: the 2D hero is back.

Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition's Graphics Are Still Pretty Rough, But It Remains Strong in Other Ways

Our impressions of the review version of Xenoblade Chronicles: Definitive Edition.

New Trails of Cold Steel 4 Trailer Brings Together Some Familiar Faces

Class 7 alumni reunite for an important cause.

Capcom to Release Multiple New Games This Fiscal Year, Aiming for Record Results

But the company hasn't actually announced anything for the current fiscal year yet.

A Salute to the Absurdly Ugly Video Game Guide Cover Art of the Past

Retro game guide covers were a hot mess, but they sure turned heads.

Disco Elysium's Latest Update Heavily Optimizes the Game For Low-End PCs

It'll be easier for those hard-working machines to make do.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Sales Outpacing 15's Sales After Three Weeks in Japan

This is all in the middle of a pandemic.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla's Beowulf Story DLC Leaked in Store Listing

Looks like we're going to explore the legend of Beowulf later this year.

Axe of the Blood God: The Failed RPGs That Deserve Another Chance

From Alpha Protocol to Resonance of Fate, these were the RPGs that never got a proper opportunity to shine.

Indivisible's New DLC Takes Your Cliffhanging Skills to the Limit

Walk along the razor's edge with Razmi's Challenges.

Inside Xbox Reaction: The Xbox Series X's First Big Games Showcase Held Few Surprises

The first Xbox Series X games showcase was a bit of a dud.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Will Be an Xbox Series X Launch Game [Update]

Yakuza is a multiplatform brand now, Kiryu-chan!

Cyberpunk 2077 on Xbox Game Pass Tweet Quickly Dismissed as False Alarm

An account claiming to represent Xbox Portugal removed and apologized for the message.

Why Does Skyrim Feel So Strangely Old These Days?

We all used to be adventurers like you...

All the Essential Zelda Breath of the Wild Tips You Need

Here's our complete Zelda Breath of the Wild essential tips and tricks, including a beginner's guide to get you up and running in Hyrule.

Cyberpunk 2077 Rated M With Emphasis on Gore and Sexual Content

The ESRB's rating summary is pretty clear about how far Cyberpunk pushes boundaries.

Ted Woolsey Remembers Final Fantasy 6, Evading Nintendo's Censorship Rules, and the Early Days of Localization

In 1994, a translator changed game localization by writing a "deathless" apocalypse.

CD Projekt Red Is Teasing Something New for Cyberpunk 2077 in June

Sure, we'll watch whatever Night City Wire is.

The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Walkthrough

Here's our full Zelda Breath of the Wild walkthrough, detailing how you can complete story and side quests, as well as conquering every Shrine in the game.

Looks Like Yakuza: Like a Dragon is Coming to Steam

Newcomer Ichiban's adventure is coming to PC.

Abandoned Vagrant Story 2 Prologue Has Some Enticing Ties to Final Fantasy 14

Director Yasumi Matsuno dropped this nugget on Twitter a little while ago, and it's well worth a read.

Axe of the Blood God: It's Time to Explore the GameCube's RPG Legacy

Nintendo's little purple cube had some pretty good RPGs.

What's Your Favorite Assassin's Creed Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Assassin's Creed Valhalla is coming later this year, so let's look back on our favorites of the series.

USG Game of the Month: Final Fantasy 7 Remake Fixes One of the Franchise's Biggest Problems

GAME OF THE MONTH | The Final Fantasy series has always struggled with real-time combat, but in Final Fantasy 7 Remake, nails it.

This Documentary On Final Fantasy Artist Yoshitaka Amano is the Most Soothing Video You'll Watch Today

Grab a cup of green tea and watch the master at work.

In Mass Effect, Shepard Never Gets to be More Than a Soldier

Mass Effect's militarism has aged like milk.

Even Nier Automata's Creators Struggled to Clear Their Crossover Raid in Final Fantasy 14

A pleasant look into what goes into a collaboration behind the scenes.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Next Part Will Answer a Mystery Surrounding Aerith

Confirmation from co-director Nomura that we'll get some clarity.

The More I Think About Final Fantasy 7 Remake, The More I Like It

Reflections on why Final Fantasy 7 Remake is more than the sum of its parts.

Strange Carvings in Fallout 76 Have Sparked a Community Secret Hunt

Appalachia, send your finest detectives.

Dungeon Siege and the Newer Deus Ex Games Are on Sale at an Absolute Steal

You can also pick up the first two Deus Ex games for a dollar each.

Cris Tales Is a JRPG Homage With a Time-Bending Twist

Seeing into past, present, and future without a time machine.

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