Role Playing Games

Sea of Thieves: Where to Find and Use Ashen Keys and Ashen Chests

We show you how to get rare chests you can use your Ashen Keys on.

Sea of Thieves: Lights in the Sky and Reaper's Chests Explained

We explain the beacons or pillars of coloured light and the treasure to be found beneath them.

Sea of Thieves: "The Shroudbreaker" Full Quest Walkthrough

We show you how to complete the first of the Tall Tales and deal with the dangers and puzzles throughout.

Sea of Thieves: How to Change Your Character's Appearance (2020)

The new Crews of Rage update allows you to alter your pirate's face, not just cosmetic hair and clothes. We'll show you how to do that with the Pirate Appearance potion.

Nintendo Direct Hype Has Gotten Out of Control—And I Love It

Directs aren't just fun; they also have an important history. They're worthy of a little craziness.

Sea of Thieves: How to Find and Sell Chests of Rage and Keep Them from Exploding

Chests of Rage are valuable, dangerous cargo for any pirate. We'll show you how to move them around like a professional.

Sea of Thieves: How to Get and Use Pets

We show you how you can get pets and mascots of your own.

Cyberpunk 2077 Will Also Launch on GeForce Now, Nvidia’s Stadia Competitor

There'll likely be a showdown between Google and Nvidia in Night City.

PS5 and Xbox Series X Need Cross-Save as Standard or Next-Gen Consoles Will Feel Stuck in the Past

The next generation needs to focus on cross-platform features over pure graphical improvements.

Red Dead Online: Is the Outlaw Pass No. 2 Worth Buying?

We look at whether the second Wheeler, Rawson and Co. pass is worth it, and all the rewards it has to offer.

THQ Nordic's Parent Company Acquires The Witcher 3's Switch Port Developer

The World War Z dev is under the Embracer umbrella.

The New Pokemon: Twilight Wings Short Shows Us a Side of Pokemon We Don't Get to See Often

Pokemon are, and always shall be, your friends.

CD Projekt Red Says "No Plans" to Bring Cross-Save to Other Versions of The Witcher 3

The Switch can share with PC, but there aren't plans to do the same for PS4 or Xbox.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's File Size Seemingly Clocks in at a Cozy 100 Gigs

Cloud Strife is a big, big boy.

We'll Be Getting Our First Look at Baldur's Gate 3 Gameplay Very Soon

Larian Studios is gearing up for a gameplay reveal at PAX East.

Game Freak's Little Town Hero Is Coming to PS4 Later This Year

It's also getting a physical release for both the PS4 and Switch.

Persona 5 Royal's Western Localization Will Make Changes to One Especially Controversial Pair

Several scenes involving Ryuji and two gay characters are getting altered.

A New Patch for The Witcher 3 on Switch Adds Cross-Save and More

It's not out in all regions yet, so you may need to wait a bit.

Sea of Thieves: How to Use the Fishing Rod and Catch Fish

We show you how you can use the fishing rod to get food and even make some money.

Axe of the Blood God: The Dreamcast Console RPG Quest

The Console RPG Quest takes on one of the most beloved consoles ever. Plus, Fire Emblem: Three Houses DLC discussion!

What Video Game Romances Should Have Remained Friendships?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | On Valentine's Day, we want to hear who you don't ship.

To All the Video Game Characters We Never Got to Romance

We still love you, even if the game won't let us.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Has Plenty of Improvements, But Don't Expect Any Galar Cameos

We go hands-on with Pokemon Mystery Dungeon and pick up a few tidbits along the way.

Untitled Goose Game Wins Top Bill at the 2020 DICE Awards

It was a wonderful night in Las Vegas, and the winner is one mischievous goose.

The Witcher 3 Sales Skyrocketed Last December, Thanks to the Netflix Show

The show and new Switch port boosted US sales 554% over last year.

A Hacked Pokemon is Wreaking Havoc in Pokemon Sword and Shield, Which Means It's Technically a Digimon

Maybe don't use Surprise Trade for a while, all right?

Get an Early Glimpse of Next-Gen With 20 Minutes of Outriders Gameplay

We captured high-end PC footage from Outriders, which will also be out on PS5 and Xbox Series X later this year.

New Screens of Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Summons Emerge, And Oh God Carbuncle No

Chocobo Chick is adorable. Carbuncle is frightening. Cactaur is Cactaur.

Sakura Wars is Finally Coming to the West in April

The long-lost RPG series returns.

Fire Emblem Three Houses: Recruiting Ashen Wolves Students

Here's how to recruit Yuri, Balthus, Constance and Hapi.

Mass Effect 2 Writer Says New RPG Studio Reminds Them of "Early Days at BioWare"

It's starting to look a lot like an old BioWare reunion.

Pokemon Home's Professor Grand Oak is a Chaotic Grandpa, and the Memes Are Writing Themselves

If Grand Oak gives you some chocolate and it tastes bitter, stop eating it immediately.

Delayed Games, Canceled Events: How the Coronavirus Outbreak Has Impacted the Games Industry

A health crisis overseas has had global ramifications.

Nintendo Seems Determined to Send a Message in Punishing Pokemon Sword and Shield Leakers

Nintendo does not forgive, Nintendo does not forget.

Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX: Which Starter Should I Choose?

We talk about which starting Pokemon you should choose and explain the quiz at the beginning of the game.

Starting Screen | Paying Tribute to Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Marvelous Sh*tposting Community on the Eve of the New DLC

Part of the success of Fire Emblem: Three Houses was a passionate community plastering memes all over the internet.

There's an ASMR Video Featuring the Pokemon Grimer, Because Arceus Is Dead

Sound is canceled forever. No more sound.

Vagrant Story Is Getting Bring Arts Figures for Its 20th Anniversary, but Will Ashley Riot Still Forego Pants?

Vagrant Story is a great game, but it shouldn't be excused from hard-hitting questions.

Stardew Valley: How to Get the Greenhouse and Grow Plants in Winter

We show you how to unlock the heated building that allows you to grow crops in any season.

How to Play Stardew Valley Multiplayer on All Platforms

We show you how to play online multiplayer on PC, Nintendo Switch, Xbox and PS4, and everything else you'll need to know.

Axe of the Blood God: The State of JRPGs in 2020

From Persona 5 to Atelier Ryza, Kat and Nadia talk about how JRPGs are faring as a new decade begins.

Someone Forgot to Take Down the Christmas Lights in Anthem

I say leave them up all year round.

Falcom is Already Planning the Next Ys Game, Whatever It Might Be

Maybe tomorrow, Adol will want to settle down. Until tomorrow, he'll just keep moving on.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Basement Kids DLC Brings Back Some Classic Classes

The Dark Flier is like the Pegasus Knight, but, y'know, more goth.

Red Dead Online: How to Play as a Moonshiner

We've explained the newest frontier pursuit in this in-depth guide that tells you everything you need to know about the Moonshiner role.

Everything New in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Rescue Team DX

We look at what's different in this new remake of Mystery Dungeon compared to the original games.

Take-Two Stock Falls Following Dan Houser's Exit and Subdued Earnings Report

CEO Strauss Zelnick wants investors to know he doesn't expect more turnover at Rockstar.

The Outer Worlds' Switch Port Delayed Due to Coronavirus

Virtuos, the team leading the port, has temporarily closed its studio.

We've Forgotten the Simple but Strong Lesson Mewtwo Tried to Teach Us 20 Years Ago

It's Mewtwo's birthday, and the least we can do is remember to be excellent to each other.

Bioshock 2 Door Codes List

We'll show you how to open every door and what's behind them in the sequel to Bioshock.

Temtem With Maxed-Out Stats Are Listed for $400 on eBay Right Now

You could collect and breed your own Temtem… or you could fork over some cash.

Pathfinder: Kingmaker Sequel Launches on Kickstarter

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous lets you choose how you'll fight the demon hordes.

Phantasy Star Online 2 Manual Points to Potential Steam Release

It looks like Phantasy Star Online 2 will make a side hop over to Steam on PC.

Fallout 76's Long-Awaited NPCs Are Coming in April

Plus new quests and gear, including a rad compound bow.

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!

Starting Screen | I Moderated a Gaming BBS in 1995, and It Was a Beautiful, Life-Changing Mess

When it comes to video game discourse, everything old is forever new.

Cyberpunk 2077 Will Have "Around 75" Bespoke Street Stories

They're not fully fledged missions, but they're not randomly generated either.

Nintendo Doesn't Think PS5 or Xbox Series X Will Have "a Significant Impact" on the Switch

Shuntaro Furukawa thinks the Switch is different enough from either next-gen console.

Borderlands 3 Shift Codes List (February 2020)

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

Axe of the Blood God: Looking Back on the Decade in RPGs

Kat and Nadia talk about all the ways that RPGs changed dramatically over the course of the 2010s.

What's Your Game of the Decade?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | You've probably seen our massive Top 100 Games of the Decade list by now. Now tell us about yours!

Wizards of the Coast Teams With Ex-BioWare Devs for New Studio

The new, autonomous studio is making a science fiction adventure.

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

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

There Isn't a Need for a Third Nintendo Switch Just Yet

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Nintendo put a quick stop to Switch Pro speculation, Jedi: Fallen Order orders rose, and E3 2020 is totally under control and great.

Pokemon Day 2020 Will Provide Our First Look at a New Mythical Pokemon for Sword and Shield

We'll be meeting a new monster on February 27.

Final Fantasy 15: How to Make Gil Fast

Here's how to make money fast in Final Fantasy 15. The best way to earn money.

Final Fantasy 15: How to Rent and Ride Chocobos

Here's how to rent and ride Final Fantasy's famous bird in Final Fantasy 15. How to rent chocobos in Final Fantasy 15 on PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Final Fantasy 15: Where to Buy All the Soundtrack CDs

Here's where you can buy some tunes for your sweet ride in Final Fantasy 15. This is a complete guide to all soundtrack CDs in Final Fantasy 15.

Final Fantasy 15: Which Ascension Grids to Focus on

Here's how to navigate Ascension, Final Fantasy 15's skill tree system. Our complete guide to the Ascension system in Final Fantasy 15.

Final Fantasy 15 Crestholm Channels Dungeon Walkthrough

Here's how you get through one of Final Fantasy 15's more frustrating optional dungeons, Crestholm Channels. We'll give you the correct path to take and the locations of all the panels.

Final Fantasy 15: How to Farm AP

Here's some tips on how to earn AP fast in Final Fantasy 15. This guide to AP Farming in Final Fantasy 15 will tell you all you need to know.

Final Fantasy 15: How to Get EXP and Level Up Fast

Here's how to get lots of experience to level up fast in Final Fantasy 15. A complete guide to levelling up quickly in Final Fantasy 15.

Final Fantasy 15 Walkthrough and Essential Tips

Follow our extensive Final Fantasy 15 guides to help you get through the game on PS4, Xbox One, or PC. We've got Final Fantasy 15 cheats, tips, and info on how to activate God Mode in Final Fantasy 15.

You're Not a Real Final Fantasy 7 Fan Until You Spend $2500 on These Watches

Now you can count exactly how many seconds the Knights of the Round summon sucks away from your life.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #100-51

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #50-26

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

USG's Top 100 Games of the Decade: #25-1

The 100 best games of the 2010s, as determined by us.

Don’t Worry, Pokemon Home Doesn’t Require Nintendo Switch Online

Also, if you have a mobile device, you'll be able to trade online freely.

The Nintendo Switch has Smashed the Lifetime Sales of the SNES

The NES record will be the next to fall.

The Outer Worlds Gets a Nintendo Switch Launch Date, But Won't Have a Cartridge

The RPG launches March 6 on Switch.

Henry Cavill Breaks Down Every Swing, Dodge, and Parry in The Witcher's Best Fight

A Blaviken blow-by-blow, if you will.

Dauntless Studio Has Been Acquired by Singapore-Based Garena

Phoenix Labs will continue to work on its free-to-play action RPG.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Lost Items Guide: Which Character to Give Each Item of Lost Property To

This guide rounds up all the Fire Emblem Three Houses lost items, so you know which characters to deliver them to.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Edelgard - The Fourth Edelgard Route Explained

In this guide covering the Fire Emblem Three Houses Edelgard route, we'll be explaining how to side with Edelgard for the fourth story route.

Fire Emblem Three Houses: How to Get a Perfect Tea Party With All Characters

Here's our complete Fire Emblem Three Houses tea guide, walking you through how to hold the perfect tea party in Three Houses.

Pokemon Home Won't Support Pokemon Go at Launch, Makes Certain Features Premium-Only

Want to store 'em all? It'll cost you a bit.

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

They did it, they just gwent and did it.

Fire Emblem Three Houses: How to Romance Characters

This is our guide covering Fire Emblem Three Houses romance options, detailing how to romance Edelgard, and more.

How to Recruit Every Student in Fire Emblem Three Houses

Here's our guide covering Fire Emblem Three Houses recruitment, including recruiting students, teachers, and more.

Here's the Voice Cast of Kingdom Hearts 3

With so many iconic characters in Kingdom Hearts 3, there’s bound to be some familiar voices around. Let’s help you match a face to each of the voices.

Witcher Creator Andrej Sapkowksi Still Has Zero Interest in Playing the Games

He also believes that TV and video games aren't comparable.

Torchlight Frontiers Is Now Torchlight 3, Coming This Summer as a Premium Game

Frontiers is ditching free-to-play and becoming a fully fledged follow-up.

Dragon Ball Z Kakarot: How to Charge Surge Meter and Use Surge

Properly utilizing Surge is extremely important in Dragon Ball Z Kakarot. Here’s how it works.

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