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Nintendo Switch Online Getting Four More SNES Games After Long Wait, Including the Once Lost Star Fox 2

Crystalis is almost on its way to the NES version of the service.

The Making of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, Part 3: Our Favorite Secrets and More

Yacht Club shares their favorite secret areas; the art of positioning health pickups, and more.

Catching Up With Kawazu: The Legendary RPG Developer Talks SaGa and Why We Shouldn't Call Everything an RPG

SaGa series Director Akitoshi Kawazu and Producer Masanori Ichikawa talk to us about the series' revival in the West, Final Fantasy Legend, and the industry's tendency to call everything an "RPG."

Nintendo Switch Cleans Up Over Thanksgiving With Its Best Sales Week to Date

The Switch sold 830,000 units over a single week. Damn.

The Making of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, Part 2: Froggy Foreshadowing

Yacht Club Games explains the art of spacing, enemy placement, and more as it delves still further into the making of Specter of Torment.

The Legend of Heroes Makes Its Switch Debut with Trails of Cold Steel 3

Falcom's behemoth RPG series is coming to the Switch in 2020.

Nintendo Needs to Actually Support Its Games For Longer Than a Year

Smash benefits from healthy ongoing support, but where is the love for the rest of Nintendo's games?

The Making of Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, Part 1: The Plan

In the first part of this Shovel Knight deep dive, Yacht Club Games explains the planning process behind Specter of Torment.

The Switch Topped Black Friday Even Without Price Cuts

It's also a top trend on Cyber Monday, too.

Yacht Club Games Seems to Be Hinting At Its Next Project

A bevy of new listings are teasing something new.

Super Mario Maker 2 Update is One Step Closer to a Zelda Maker

More where this came from, please.

How Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove Went From Minor DLC to a Collection Built to Last

Yacht Club Games recounts the evolution of Shovel Knight's ambitious collection.

USgamer Holiday Gift Guide 2019: For the Music-Loving Gamer in Your Life

GIFT GUIDE | Perfect presents for music collectors, aspiring composers, and rhythm game fanatics.

USgamer Holiday Gift Guide 2019: For the Traveling Gamer

If your special someone is always on the go, here's some ideas to make those delayed departures sting a little less.

What's Your Favorite Game to Play With Family?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Gobble gobble.

USgamer Holiday Gift Guide 2019: For the Aspiring Streamer

GIFT GUIDE | This holiday season, it's time to spend the money to help your loved one become the next Ninja or Girlfriend Reviews.

Pokemon Black Friday 2019 Deals - Games, Toys, Card Games, and More

Gotta catch all these amazing deals.

Exclusive: Here's a Jazzy Sneak Peek at Shovel Knight: King of Cards' Soundtrack

GENTLE LOVE re-arranges one of King Knight's jams.

Legend of Zelda 2019 Black Friday Deals - Toys, Games, Books, Accessories, and More

It's dangerous to pay full price! Read these Zelda deals and equip yourself with great savings.

Gigantamax Snorlax Doesn't Block the Route, He Is the Route

Max 'Lax impacts with stacked knickknacks he piggybacks.

M2 Designer Says Implementing Easy Game Modes is Important For Bringing in New Players

Bullet hells can be a little less punishing for some players.

Fortnite Black Friday Deals - Games, Toys, Accessories, and More

Start dancing and bring in the llamas, because we have some awesome Fortnite deals for you.

Garou: Mark of the Wolves Turns 20 Today—Here's a Glimpse of the Sequel That Never Quite Happened

It might literally be sitting in a file folder somewhere.

Pokemon's Global Link Service Will End Next Year

The changing of the guard continues for Pokemon, but it's not too drastic.

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:

The Pokemon Company is Trying to Sue Whoever Leaked Sword and Shield Info

Info from the official strategy guide got out, and they'd like to know who did it.

These Three Pokemon Have a Higher Appearance Rate in Sword and Shield's Max Raid Battles Until Early 2020

One older Pokemon, and two newcomers step into the Gigantamax spotlight.

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?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Cracked Pot - How to Evolve Sinistea to Polteageist

This is our guide detailing how you can use the Cracked Pot item in Pokemon Sword and Shield, to evolve Sinistea into Polteageist.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Bike Upgrades - How to Float on Water With the Rotom Bike

This is how you can get all the Rotom Bike upgrades in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Charmander - Where to Find Charmander in the Galar Region

Here's where you can find Charmander in the Galar Region in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Mr. Mime - How to Get Kanto Mr. Mime and Mr. Rime

Here's how you can both Kanto Mr. Mime, as well as Mr. Rime in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

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.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Evolution Stone Locations - Where to Find All the Evolution Stones

This is our guide on all the Evolution Stones locations found within Pokemon Sword and Shield.

Pokemon Sword and Shield TM Moves - Where to Find All TM Locations

Here's our guide covering all the TM locations for moves in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Fairy Gym Quiz - All Correct Answers for Opal's Ballonlea Gym

This is our guide on answering all the Fairy Gym quiz questions correctly in Pokemon Sword and Shield, for Opal in the Ballonlea Gym.

Devil May Cry 3 is Still Probably the Best in the Series, and It'll be on Switch Early Next Year

Switch between Dante and Vergil on your Switch.

USgamer Holiday Gift Guide 2019: For the Gamer in Your Life Who Loves Throwing Parties

GIFT GUIDE | For the holiday season, these party-igniting goods will make any host-savvy person on your list happy.

Axe of the Blood God Presents: How to Train Your Dragon Using Erotic Literature

This week's Axe of the Blood God is a titillating mailbag episode. Kat and Nadia discuss Pokemon, more Saturn RPGs, and Bahamut Lagoon's unorthodox methods of dragon-rearing.

What's The Coolest Video Game Collector's Item You Own?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Let's talk about the cool stuff on our bookshelves.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Worst Pokemon Are a Reference to Actual Prehistoric Mistakes

When Gideon Mantell accidentally mixed up early Iguanodon fossils, at least no living creatures suffered.

Gris Is Coming to PS4 Next Week With Retouched 4K-Ready Artwork

Plus, there'll be a "PlayStation-exclusive secret homage."

Pokemon Sword and Shield Buries Some Deep, Sometimes Dark Lore in its Trading Cards

Hold up y'all, I think that Ghost-type kid is a zombie.

Inside Neo Cab, the "Nowpunk" Noir Indie That Is One of 2019's Most Underrated Games

We speak with Chance Agency's Patrick Ewing about the twists and turns of the studio's "Nowpunk" noir.

Alien: Isolation's Switch Port Will Scare the Bejeezus Out of You in December

The Xenomorph and those creepy Seegson androids are back.

Pokemon Sword and Shield are Already Smashing Series and Switch Sales Records

Combined, the two versions have already sold over 6 million units.

How to Complete the Fortnite Pipeman, Hayman, Timber Tent Locations Challenge

Here's how you can complete the Fortnite challenge to dance in front of the pipeman, hayman, and timber tent locations.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Bad League Staff Member - How to Find Oleana's Staffer

In this guide, we'll show you how to find Oleana's bad league staff member in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

From Jedi: Fallen Order to Bushido Blade: The 35 Year Quest for the Perfect Video Game Lightsaber

Tracing the history of the iconic weapon from the Atari 2600 to the present, and all the ways that it's influenced gaming.

Galarian Meowth: Oh My God, What the Hell

The U.K. is free of rabies, but Galar seemingly isn't.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions Will Have a New Dungeon and Adventure on Switch

Plus, the president enters the fray.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's New "Bleached Form" Corsola Is an Oddly Relaxed Nod to Climate Change

The Pokemon world seems to have different environmental problems than our own.

8 of the Best New Pokemon in Sword and Shield, From Polteageist to Grapploct

Eight of our favorite new monsters from Pokemon Gen 8.

The Game Awards 2019 Nominations: Control and Death Stranding Among Top Nominees

And Smash Bros. gets some belated acknowledgement.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pikachu - How to Find Pikachu from Let's Go

Here's how to get Pikachu as a reward from Let's Go, in Pokemon Sword and Shield.

FIFA 20's Smurfing Problem Has Players Yearning For a Better Ranking System for Division Rivals

A new challenge system is wreaking havoc in ranked play.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Review: The Promising Dawn of a New Generation

After all the controversy, it turns out that Pokemon Sword and Shield is actually pretty darn good.

Nintendo's Releasing a Flip Cover Case for the Switch Lite in Time for the Holidays

Now imagine if there was a second screen on the part that flips up...

Pokemon Sword and Shield Players Are Already Manipulating the In-Game Weather System

A full weather pattern has already been established for both games.

Axe of the Blood God Reviews Pokemon Sword and Shield and Romancing SaGa 3

Kat, Nadia, and special guest Kallie Plagge go in-depth on Gen 8.

"The Biggest Concern with Stadia is That It Might Not Exist"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | As Google streaming service preps for a bare bones launch, Microsoft positions Project xCloud as a compelling alternative

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Endgame Has a Heartfelt Sidestory

Catchin' the love alongside the Legendaries.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Players Are Reporting a Scary But Solvable SD Card Issue

It looks more frightening than it really is.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Has Proof Pokemon Are Our Friends, Not Just Servants

Are you worthy of being a Pokemon's friend? Probably not, but at least Sword and Shield lets you try.

NPD: 2019 Is a Record Year for Fighting Game Sales

Still, Modern Warfare dominated October and the year.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Evolutions - New Galar Pokemon Evolutions

This is our guide focusing on the new Pokemon Sword and Shield evolutions, specifically the new Galar-related Pokemon.

Pokemon Sword Sirfetch'd - How to Evolve Farfetch'd Into Sirfetch'd

Here's our guide on how to evolve Farfetch'd into Sirfetch'd in Pokemon Sword.

Black Friday 2019 - Only the Best Video Game Deals

Whether you want a PS4, Xbox One or Nintendo Switch on Black Friday, we've got you covered.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Online Deep Dive: What it's Like to Battle, Trade, and Explore the Vibrant Wild Area

The servers are on, and the players are trickling in. Here's what it's like to interact with them.

Here's Why Pokemon Fans Should Take the #GameFreakLied Claims With a Grain of Salt

Sword and Shield might reuse assets, but model wireframes aren't the end of the argument.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Director Has a Pretty Simple Explanation for Why Exp. Share is Always On

The new game's director explains why one feature is locked in the On position.

A Massive Stardew Valley Update is Dropping Very Soon

The free 1.4 update is just around the corner for PC players.

You Should Look Closely at the Switch in Pokemon Sword and Shield’s First Room

Game Freak gives the Switch a unique salute in Sword and Shield.

Shovel Knight's Final Expansions Are Coming Next Month

They'll mark the end of Treasure Trove, but not for our brave blue Knight.

Pokemon's Level Limits Won't Stop You From Collecting Shiny Pokemon

You'll encounter Pokemon you can't catch in the Wild Area, but don't fret about missing out on a shiny.

Pokemon Sword and Shield is Lovely and Warm, but Not a Next-Gen Pokemon Game

Game Freak prefers to make us cozy on the Switch instead of breaking barriers.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Axes the Global Trade System, but Fear Not, There's a Replacement

GTS is gone, but vendor trash Pokemon will still clog the digital realm.

Doom Designer John Romero Has Some Harsh Words for Looter Shooters

"The more weapons you throw in there, the more you're playing an inventory game."

The Artist Who Led Movie Sonic's Redesign Has a Long History With the Hedgehog

Tyson Hesse is no stranger to these blue quills and red kicks.

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Gets Free Endgame Hunt for Ancient Treasure Today

Some old treasure for the Youngbloods.

Nintendo Has No Plans to Reduce the Switch's Price Point

President Furukawa says they'd like to sell the Switch at its current price point for as long as possible.

Pokemon Devs Respond to #ThankYouGameFreak Hashtag: "Sending the Love Back at You"

Pokemon fans flooded Twitter with positivity, and it was super effective.

The Last Japanese Trailer for Pokemon Sword and Shield Keeps its Reveals Short and Sweet

Blink and you'll miss two more Pokemon Game Freak wants to show you ahead of release.

The Outer Worlds Companions List

This is our guide on all the Companions in The Outer Worlds, including how to find and unlock each one.

A Devolver Co-Founder Makes A Plea For Publishers To Rethink Predatory Microtransactions

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Devolver Digital co-founder Mike Wilson likens addictive titles to crystal meth.

Mega Man 11 is One of the Most Successful Games in Series History

The Blue Bomber did quite well in his latest fight for everlasting peace.

The Creator of Mario Maker 2's "Most Improbable" Level Knows His Cryptographic Creation is Bizarre

The "Longest Passcode Level" isn't a troll. It's art.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Featured Song From the Creator of Undertale is an A+ Jam

Toby Fox describes it as "a fierce track full of explosive power."

Nintendo Just Dropped a Physics-Based Co-op Game from the Developers of Little Nightmares [Update]

What if, instead of a Crazy Taxi, you drove… a wackadoo ambulance?

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Finally Adds Another Gay Romance Option For Male Byleth

Small spoiler warning: we'll be detailing the new S-Rank character for male Byleth.

New Fire Emblem: Three Houses DLC Has Everyone Thirsty

Maid outfits and Jeritza for all.

Anyone Who Wanted Kingdom Hearts 3 Seems to Have Bought it at Launch

Final Fantasy 14 and mobile games carry Square Enix through a quiet year.

Switch Lite Sales Haven't Detracted From Original Nintendo Switch, Bowser Says

The Switch Lite has been "additive."

Fortnite E.G.O. Outpost Locations - Where to Find All the Ego Fortnite Outposts

Here's where to find all the EGO Outpost locations in Fortnite Battle Royale.

The Best Moments From Sakurai's Big Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tribute to King of Fighters

Terry's entrance into Smash Bros. came with a lot of fanfare.

No, Playtonic Isn't Working on a New Banjo-Kazooie

"At first, we found it amusing that Ed Bryan's bag is being used as serious 'evidence.'"

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